Korg Krome 61-Key Workstation – Gold Limited Edition

 

The gold Krome from Korg is a sixty-one key music workstation featuring a wide selection of sounds, including piano, electric piano, dynamic drum kits, 640 programs and 288 combinations in all. The semi-weighted natural touch keyboard provides a feel and response ideal for any style of piano playing

Product Description

The blue Krome from Korg is a sixty-one key music workstation featuring a wide selection of sounds, including piano, electric piano, dynamic drum kits, 640 programs and 288 combinations in all. The semi-weighted natural touch keyboard provides a feel and response ideal for any style of piano playing.

The onboard sounds include the “German D Grand” patch, which features eighty-eight, full-length unlooped stereo samples and damper resonance. The three types of electric pianos have eight velocity levels to ensure a faithful response to the nuances of your playing. Additionally, vintage amplifiers, cabinets and effects have been modeled to add additional realism to a performance.

Features

  • Full length, unlooped piano and drum sounds
  • Three electric pianos with eight-level velocity switching
  • Drums offering mixable direct and ambient sounds
  • Drum Track plays backing grooves at the touch of a button
  • 640 Programs and 288 Combinations
  • USB and MIDI connectivity plus an SD Card slot for data storage
  • Krome Editor lets you edit sounds on your computer
  • Mac and Windows compatible

roduct Specs

Keyboard
Keyboard Type61-key velocity-sensitive, C2 to C7 range
Tone Generating TechnologyEDS-X (Enhanced Definition Synthesis-eXpanded)
Voices
Polyphony120 voices (120 Oscillators) / Single Mode
60 voices (120 Oscillators) / Double Mode

The maximum simultaneous voice polyphony will vary depending on oscillator settings such as stereo multisamples and velocity crossfading.
PCM Memory3.8 GB, 48 kHz/16-bit linear equivalent
583 Multisamples (Including 12 Stereo multisamples)
2080 Drumsamples (Including 474 Stereo Drumsamples)
Program Audio
OscillatorOSC1 (Single); OSC1 + 2 (Double): Stereo multisamples are supported
8 velocity zones per oscillator with switching, crossfades and layers
FiltersFour types of filter routing (single, serial, parallel, 24 dB)
Two multi-mode filters per oscillator (low pass, high pass, band pass, band reject)
DriverPer-voice nonlinear driver and low boost
EqualizerThree bands, with sweepable mid
ModulationFor Each Oscillator: two envelope generators (Filter & Amp)
Two LFOs
Two key tracking generators (Filter & Amp)
Two AMS mixers
Pitch EG
Common LFO
Two common key tracking generators
CombinationTimbres: 16 maximum, each with split/layer/velocity switching with crossfading, plus modifications via Tone Adjust function

MIDI Controller Functionality: Customizable MIDI channel and Internal/External/Both settings per timbre

Master Keyboard Functionality: Available for controlling external MIDI devices
Drum KitsStereo and mono drum samples
8 velocity zones switch (crossfades and layers)
SoundsProgram: 640 preload, 768 total locations
Combi: 288 preload, 512 total locations
Drum Kits: 32 preload, 48 total locations
Effects
Insert 5 Insert Effects (stereo in/out)
2 Master Effects (stereo in/out)
1 Total Effect (stereo in/out)
EQ Controls 3-band EQ per timbre/track
Effect Types 193, useable as Insert, Master, or Total effects
Note that a double-size effect cannot be used as a total effect
Modulation Dynamic Modulation, 2 Common LFO
Effect Variations Stereo sidechain (Limiter, Gate, Vocoder, etc)
Presets 32 presets per effect
Polyphonic Arpeggiator
Program Single polyphonic arpeggiator
Combination Dual polyphonic arpeggiators
Patterns 900 preload, 1028 total locations
5 preset arpeggio patterns
Drum Patterns 637 preload, 1000 total locations
Configurable Trigger Mode/Sync/Zone
Sequencer
Tracks 16 MIDI tracks + 1 master track
Number of Songs 128 Songs
Resolution 1/480 PPQ
Tempo 40.00 to 300.00 (1/100 BPM resolution)
Max Memory Size 210,000 MIDI events
Auto Templates 16 preset / 16 user template songs
Cue Mode 20 Cue Lists
99 steps
Pattern 605 Preset / 100 User patterns
Recording RPPR (Realtime Pattern Play and Recording):
1 pattern set per song
Format KORG (KROME) format, SMF format 0 and 1
Media Management Load, Save, Utility, data filer functionality (Save and Load MIDI System Exclusive Data)
Controller
Joystick Joystick, SW [1], SW [2]
Realtime Controllers [SELECT] Switch:
REALTIME CONTROL (TONE, USER), ARP
4 Knobs;
REALTIME CONTROL: Real-time Modulation, Arpeggio control
Drum Sound Module [DRUM TRACK] Switch On/Off
Arpeggiator [ARP] Switch On/Off
User Interface
DisplayTouchView Graphical User Interface
7-inch color TFT LCD, 800 x 480 pixels
Onboard LCD brightness control
Front Panel SwitchesMode Switch:
[COMBI], [PROG], [SEQ], [GLOBAL], [MEDIA] switch

VALUE Controller:
[VALUE] Dial, [INC], [DEC] Switch, 10 key block ([0] – [9], [-], [.], [ENTER], [COMPARE])

BANK Switch:
[A], [B], [C], [D], [E], [F] switch (in Combination mode, [A], [B], [C], [D] switch are available)

SEQUENCER Switch:
[PAUSE], [REW], [FF], [LOCATE], [REC], [START / STOP]

TEMPO:
[TEMPO] knob, [TAP] switch

Others:
[PAGE] switch, [WRITE] switch, [EXIT] switch, [VOLUME] knob, Contrast knob
Outputs
Audio Output1 x 1/4″ TS (L / Mono)
1 x 1/4″ TS (R)
Output Impedance: 1100Ω, 550Ω with Mono output
Maximum Level: 16 dBu
Load Impedance: more than 10Ω
Headphone Output1 x 1/8″ (3.5 mm) TRS stereo
Output Impedance: 33Ω
Maximum Level: 60 + 60 mW with 33Ω load
Control InputDAMPER pedal (Half Damper supported)
ASSIGNABLE SWITCH
ASSIGNABLE PEDAL
MIDIIn/Out
USB Port1 x USB type B
SD Card SlotMax: 2 GB / SD memory card
Max: 32 GB / SDHC memory card
Note: SDXC memory cards are not supported
System Requirements
Mac System RequirementsMac OS X 10.5 or later (32-bit and 64-bit kernel modes supported)
Note: This plug-in is not 64-bit
CPU: Intel Mac supported
Later Core Duo recommended
Memory: More than 512MB (at least 1 GB recommended)
Monitor: 1,024 x 768, at least 32,000 colors
Others: Available USB port
Windows System RequirementsWindows Vista SP2 / 7 (all editions)
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 greater than 1 GHz
Later Core Duo recommended
Memory: More than 512MB (Greater than 1 GB recommended)
Monitor: 1,024 x 768, at least 16-bit color
Others: Available USB port
General
Power Supply12VDC, 3.5 A
Power Consumption13 W
Power SwitchYes
Dimensions (W x D x H)40.4 x 12.3 x 3.7″ (1027 x 313 x 93 mm)
Weight15.9 lb (7.2 kg)