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KORG KRONOS 2 88 NOTE WORKSTATION

Stock code: KORKRONOS288

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Auckland North Island South Island Warehouse

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Description

When ambition, imagination, and technology converge—the results are spectacular. Witness KRONOS. Created by KORG to satisfy today’s most demanding, accomplished performers and producers—as well as tomorrow’s visionary leaders—KRONOS embodies over 50 years of artistic vision and production expertise. With nine distinct synthesis engines and a complete suite of performance and productions tools, KRONOS is simply the most versatile synthesizer ever made.

KRONOS restores the magic, the thrill, and the promise that only a visionary new instrument can provide. And KRONOS delivers on that promise. Every resources and technology of service to the modern musician has been refined, perfected, and integrated into a single instrument, and is available on demand. Multiple state-of-the-art sound generation techniques represent the pinnacle of software realization. Onboard effects open the door to processing any internal or external audio source with dazzling results. Multitrack audio and MIDI recording deliver efficient studio operations in a mobile platform. Hands-on hardware includes an assignable control surface, dual joysticks, ribbon controller, top-of-the line keyboard action, and KORG’s revolutionary tap-and-drag color TouchView™ display. Best of all, KRONOS integrates all of these music-making resources into a single instrument in ways that no software setup or hardware platform can rival.

KRONOS easily delivers everything you’d expect, plus many things you’ve only dreamed of. Set List mode keeps all of your custom settings and performance notes organized in the display for on-the-fly selection. Smooth Sound Transitions eliminate note and effect dropouts when switching sounds or modes. Connect virtual patch cables, select sounds, plus edit envelopes and sequences—all using the eight-inch color TouchView display. Add to that advanced sequencing, KARMA, and Drum Track composition tools. Enjoy exclusive KORG wavesequencing, MS-20 filtering and the impossibly-rich Polysix chorus. And only KORG boasts the finest sound-design team on the planet, so you can always sound your very best. 

SPECS

Sound Engine Type(s): 9 x Sound Engines
Number of Keys: 88
Type of Keys: Weighted
Other Controllers: 1 x 4-way joystick, 1 x vector joystick, 1 x ribbon controller, 9 x sliders, 8 x knobs
Polyphony: Variable per engine, with dynamic allocation
Number of Presets: 1792 memory programs, 78 drum kits
Expansion: Expandable to 2560 user programs
Number of Effects: 197
Effects Types: Various
Arpeggiator: Yes
Sampling: Yes
Audio  Playback: 16-track playback (RAM)
Sequencer: 16-track (MIDI), 16-track (Audio)
Audio  Inputs: 2 x 1/4" (mic/line switch)
Audio  Outputs: 2 x 1/4" (left, right), 4 x 1/4" (individual outs), 1 x 1/4" (headphones)
Digital  Inputs: 1 x S/PDIF (Toslink)
Digital  Outputs: 1 x S/PDIF (Toslink)
USB: 2 x Type A, 1 x Type B
MIDI I/O: In/Out/Thru/USB
Pedal Inputs: 1 x damper, 1 x switch, 1 x expression
Power Supply: Standard IEC AC cable
Height: 5.83"
Width: 56.42"
Depth: 14.61"
Weight: 53.13 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number: KRONOS8