Korg KRONOS73 73 Weighted Key Music Workstation
Prepare to be Amazed
For nearly half a century, Korg has set the standard for technical innovation, leadership, and superior sound. Korg has created entire categories of musical products, and has produced some of the top-selling synthesizers and keyboard instruments ever; the instruments favored by musicians around the globe. In 1988, Korg defined the workstation category with the revolutionary M1. Today, in 2011, Korg redefines and reimagines the music workstation, revolutionizing the capabilities of the hardware instrument and exceeding the demands of the modern player: introducing the KRONOS Music Workstation.Features:
- 9 Sound engines, each offering a unique sound-creation technology (see list below)
- 16-part Combis allow all engines to function together in perfect harmony; Dynamic Voice Allocation keeps the polyphony high.
- Available with 61, 73 or 88 keys. The 73 and 88 key models feature Korg’s finest RH3 Graded Hammer Action. The 61 key model borrows the responsive synth action from the Korg M3-61.
- Comprehensive interface, based around a new large 8" TFT TouchView display
- Virtual Memory Technology (VMT), aided by a fast SSD (Solid State Disk) provides high polyphony and massive, ultra-long, and unlooped samples; offering unheard of performance from a hardware instrument
- Smooth Sound Transition: this often-requested feature allows held or sustained notes to keep sounding when changing sounds or modes.
- Set List mode: Organize the Programs, Combis, and Songs you need to perform your set in a single, easy-to-select screen – including performance notes!
- Use up to 16 premium-quality effects at once; individual effects rival dedicated units
- 12 Insert effects
- 2 Master effects
- 2 Total effects
- On-board sequencer offers 16 MIDI tracks + 16 audio tracks (24-bit, 48kHz recording quality)
- Open Sampling System – Instant sampling and resampling from any mode: Program, Combination or Sequencer.
- Sophisticated KARMA technology generates infinitely variable performance-driven phrases, musical effects, and backing tracks to catalyze your creativity
- Expanded Drum Track for play-along grooves and inspiration
- Signature sounds created with guidance from world class musicians
- L/MONO, R: 1/4" Balanced; 170 ohms Stereo; 85 ohms Mono (L/MONO Only), Nominal Level: +4.0 dBu, Maximum Level: +16.0 dBu (when load impedance is 600 ohms or greater)
- Individual 1-4: 1/4" Balanced; 170 ohms Stereo; 85 ohms Mono, Nominal Level: +4.0 dBu, Maximum Level: +16.0 dBu (when load impedance is 600 ohms or greater)
- Headphones: 1/4" stereo phone jack, output impedance: 33 ohms, Maximum Level: 60+60 mW (when load impedance is 33 ohms),
- S/P DIF: Optical, 24-bit, IEC60958, EIAJCP-1201, 48 kHz, (the same signals as L/MONO, R)
- USB-B: 24-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels (the same signals as L/MONO, R)
- Audio Inputs 1 and 2: 1/4" Balanced; Input Impedance: 10 kohms, Nominal Level: +4.0 dBu, Maximum Level: +16 dBu,Source Impedance: 600 ohms, S/N: 95 dB (Typical), Dynamic Range: 95 dB (Typical), Crosstalk: 95 dB (at 1 kHz, Typical)
- S/P DIF: Optical, 24-bit, IEC60958, EIAJCP-1201, 48 kHz
- USB-B: 24-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels
- Control Inputs: Damper pedal (half damper supported), assignable switch, assignable pedal
- MIDI: In, Out, Thru
- Interface: Two high-speed USB 2.0 A connectors (for external USB devices)
- Disk Drives: 30 GB SSD (2.5")
- Power Consumption: 60 W
- Dimensions: (W x D x H): 48.94" x 16.18" x 5.71"