Korg Kronos 73-key Workstation

Brand: KORG


73-note Keyboard Workstation with RH3 Graded Hammer Action, Solid-state Internal Drive, 8″ Color TouchView Display, 4-way Joystick, Ribbon Controller, and 9 Sound Engines

Korg Kronos 73 Keyboard Workstation Features:

  • Comprehensive keyboard workstation with 9 sound engines, thousands of sounds and effects, extensive hands-on controls, and everything you need to arrange and create original music onboard
  • 73-note flagship RH3 weighted hammer-action keyboard with 4 resistance zones provides authentic piano feel
  • SGX-2 sound engine takes a no-compromises approach to acoustic piano sound, featuring complex, full-sample synthesis to deliver the character of famous German and Japanese grands, including string resonance and una corda modeling
  • EP-1 sound engine employs Korg’s cutting-edge Multi-Dimensional Synthesis (MDS) technology to simulate the precise behavior of reed and tine electric pianos, along with effects and more
  • CX-3 sound engine perfectly models timeless tonewheel organ sound, complete with a full complement of vintage effects, tube-amp warmth, and rotary speaker cabinet emulation
  • HD-1 sound engine leverages decades of PCM digital synthesis developments to produce wavetable tones ranging from perennial classics to unparalleled futuristic synth sounds
  • MS-20EX sound engine utilizes Component Modeling Technology (CMT) to recall Korg’s classic MS-20 semi-modular monosynth down to its finest details, including external input routing
  • PolysixEX sound engine faithfully re-creates the original 1981 Polysix, including its 6-voice polyphony, aggressive 4-pole filter, and onboard effects
  • AL-1 sound engine puts legendary OASYS technology into action, mimicking the behavior and response of classic analog synth hardware while including modern functions such as filter morphing, complex waveforms, and more
  • MOD-7 sound engine uses waveshaping VPM/FM synthesis to generate everything from the classic electronic piano sounds found in countless ’80s ballads to unique and evolving pads and sound beds
  • STR-1 sound engine uses advanced physical modeling to synthesize virtual plucked strings for guitar, harp, harpsichord, ethnic instruments, and many other creative sound-design applications
  • Sounds include numerous artist signature programs created by top musicians and 16-part Combis with complex sounds covering multiple engines
  • Massive 62GB solid-state storage comes pre-loaded with 21GB of sound content covering thousands of sounds, programs, and songs
  • Dynamic Voice Allocation manages polyphony for realistic sound layering to keep your performances sounding natural
  • Enormous 8″ 800px x 600px SVGA TouchView display makes navigation easy while providing you with detailed feedback and parameter control
  • Set List mode lets you organize Programs, Combis, and Songs into a single, easy-to-select screen
  • Comprehensive onboard songwriting platform includes powerful 16-track sequencing and 16-track audio recorder, allowing you to create entire songs via an intuitive workflow
  • Advanced Kay Algorithmic Real-time Music Architecture (KARMA) technology provides natural-sounding and responsive accompaniment that adapts to your style as you play
  • Complex yet easy-to-use drum tracks from the M3 synthesizer allows you to quickly add compelling drums and rhythmic elements to your music
  • Create your own unique sounds via the onboard Open Sampling System, which takes external sounds or internal samples to create new instruments
  • Enhance your sounds with 16 extensive onboard effects processors and 12 insert effects, plus a 3-band EQ for every track
  • USB/MIDI host ports let you instantly add MIDI control surfaces directly to your workstation for even greater hands-on control
  • Onboard performance controls include Korg’s classic 4-way Vector joystick and a responsive ribbon controller, as well as two pedal inputs with half-damper support
  • Slim body with classy wood cheeks looks great, travels well, and fits on any keyboard stand for comfortable live gigging
  • USB Ethernet adapter compatibility enables high-speed data transfer between Kronos and your computer and lets you access the Kronos Editor and Plug-in Editor software

Tech Specs

  • Type:Synthesizer Workstation
  • Sound Engine Type(s):9 x Sound Engines
  • Analog/Digital:Digital
  • Number of Keys:73
  • Type of Keys:Weighted, Real Weighted Hammer Action 3
  • Other Controllers:1 x 4-way Joystick, 1 x Vector Joystick, 1 x Ribbon, 9 x Sliders, 8 x Knobs
  • Polyphony:Variable per Engine, dynamic allocation
  • Number of Presets:1792 memory programs, 78 drum kits
  • Number of Effects:197
  • Effects Types:Various
  • Arpeggiator:Yes
  • Sequencer:16-track (MIDI), 16-track (Audio)
  • Sampling:Yes
  • Audio Playback:16-track playback (RAM)
  • Audio Inputs:2 x 1/4″
  • Audio Outputs:2 x 1/4″ (left, right), 4 x 1/4″ (individual outs)
  • Headphones:1 x 1/4″
  • Digital Inputs:1 x Optical Toslink (S/PDIF)
  • Digital Outputs:1 x Optical Toslink (S/PDIF)
  • 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
  • Expansion:Expandable to 2560 user programs
  • Power Supply:Standard IEC AC cable
  • Height:5.83″
  • Width:48.07″
  • Depth:14.61″
  • Weight:46.52 lbs.
  • Manufacturer Part Number:KRONOS7