Korg KRONOS X 73 Key Workstation. The NEW Korg KRONOS X brings to the table all of the things that made the name legendary to begin with. The KRONOS X includes an even larger SSD and 2GB of available sampling RAM (3GB total). This workstation is loaded up with Kronos OS v2.0, which means that you can turn your own samples in EXs libraries, playable directly from the internal SSD for lightning-fast, direct access to even more of your sonic arsenal.
Quick loading speeds, no waiting, a simply seamless connection
between you and your sound. No long load times, no waiting, just a
seamless connection between you and your sound.
Korg are constantly updating the Kronos Sound
Library, so you know that this workstation is really only going to get
Peerless synthesizer containing nine sound engines, including
a realistic piano, richly expressive electric piano, tonewheel organ,
digital synthesis, and powerful analog/physical modeling.
Korg KRONOS X Workstation Main Features:
Approximately 2GB of available PCM RAM and a doubled SSD
capacity of 62 GB allow support for gigantic sound library expansions,
such as the KRONOS Sound Libraries and the KARO Sound Libraries.
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.
featuring Korg’s finest RH3 Graded Hammer Action 73 key model borrows
the responsive synth action from the Korg M3-73
Comprehensive interface, based around a new large 8” TFT
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
Smooth Sound Transition: this often-requested feature
allows held or sustained notes to keep sounding when changing sounds or
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
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
Signature sounds created with guidance from world class
The Game Has Been Changed KRONOS is more than a new instrument. It
is a milestone in synthesis and workstation evolution; one that
embodies fresh ideas and breakthrough technologies. KRONOS
brings together multiple sound engines working in harmony and new
interactive performance features that reflect the way musicians play.
Most importantly, KRONOS provides a
seemingly inexhaustible supply of breathtaking, spectacular sounds.
Prepare to be amazed.
Nine Engines; a Universe of Sound KRONOS unites nine individual synthesis
engines in a single instrument, each providing the finest sound
creation techniques available. Together, they represent not only the
rich legacy of Korg, but the history of
the electronic keyboard industry itself. Get ready for classic sounds
from timeless instruments; unique sounds that once startled the world;
and new sounds that have only now become possible.
The Next-Generation Workstation for Live, Production,
and Sound Design
The KRONOS Music Workstation is the
single instrument designed for live performing musicians; for artists
creating in a studio or computer-based production environment; and for
musicians and sound designers seeking the ultimate synthesizer. In
creating KRONOS, we have listened to many
musicians and have heard their requests. And KRONOS
LIVE – for the performing keyboard player KRONOS provides the absolute finest in
keyboard sounds; accurate and responsive to the player's technique. The
expansive control surface offers joysticks, sliders, knobs, switches, a
ribbon controller, assignable pedal inputs, and of course our improved
resolution color TouchView display. New additions include our
easy-to-use Set List mode for song-specific and gig-ready sound
selection, and our Smooth Sound Transition feature. Plus, we’ve
included our finest RH3 keybed on both the 73 and 88 key models for a
solid performance; the 61 key enjoys the responsive action shared with
the Korg M3-61.
PRODUCTION – satisfying the producer, music
director, and musician
For many, the studio is where the work gets done; from
laying down tracks, to building up grooves for an on-stage
extravaganza, to delivering the soundtrack for today’s media rich
world. For these creative leaders, Korg has equipped the KRONOS Music
Workstation’s sequencer with 16-track MIDI tracks plus 16 audio tracks,
our Open Sampling System, dazzling hi-fidelity effects, as well as
flawless plug-in integration with many popular DAW platforms. Of
course, KRONOS is equipped with phenomenal sound, dynamic drums, and an
impressive array of premium sound effects. Add to that the ability to
use KARMA, the Drum Track, and the sequencer’s RPPR to greatly speed up
and enrich the music creation process.
SYNTHESIS – programming joy for the enthusiast
and sound designer
In addition to being Korg’ premier workstation, KRONOS has
it in its blood to satisfy the programmer, sound designer, and
synthesizer enthusiast; the musician who dreams of turning visions of
the cosmos into sound, of tweaking parameters to conjure invisible
sounds from the ether. KRONOS rekindles Korg’s founding dream that is
at the core of synthesis: the exhilaration and enjoyment of creating
new sounds, sounds never before heard! A variety of exclusive Korg
technologies drive the synth engines to provide astounding results –
VMT (Virtual Memory Technology); CMT (Component Modeling Technology);
Physical Modeling, Digital Synthesis, Wave Sequencing, MDS
(Multi-Dimensional Synthesis); KARMA® and more!
New Ver 2.0 Available Free for Existing KRONOS Owners
New Ver 2.0 Available Free for Existing KRONOS Owners The
new Ver 2.0 OS will be available as a FREE download to install into
existing KRONOS keyboards giving all the new software features. A
KRONOS can also be returned to KORG UK to have an upgrade kit fitted
adding the additional PCM RAM and a 2nd SSD drive. Please check on www.korg.co.uk
for more details.
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