The presence of its sound and its detailed resonances have captivated audiences worldwide. When you switch program sounds during a performance to get ready for the next section, or when you switch from Program mode to Combi mode, the sound that's currently being output is always given priority and its effects are maintained during the program change, ensuring a seamless transition with no dropouts. Certain artist signature sounds were tested, judged, and tweaked by the likes of Jordan Rudess, Russ Ferrante, Lyle Mays, George Duke, Tom Coster, Jeff Lorber, Frank McComb, John Novello, and several other artists known for their serious love of sound and for their critical, demanding ears. First appearing in 2007, Drum Tracks can create everything from a simple reference beat to an outline rhythm track on up to a full-blown drum track for your music productions. Limited Edition Korg Kronos Platinum 88-note Keyboard Workstation at a Glance:Limited Edition brushed aluminum finish with ebony finish wood side panels. Simply put, if you took any of these individual synth engines and loaded them into an independent keyboard, you'd have a perfectly legitimate instrument most professional performers would be happy to play.
This is based on samples from three pianos — Japanese C, German D and Berlin D — and each note recorded with up to 12 velocity layers. Manufacturer Support: I have never had to deal with Korg directly. Peter Jung and has now begun offering high-quality sound libraries. Each of the 12 Insert effects can be applied to individual or multiple timbres in a combination, or to individual or multiple tracks of the sequencer. Even the 88 key model is slim enough to place on a standard keyboard stand.
While each is worthy of a separate product in its own right, Kronos X brings them all together into a single, integrated musical instrument. New additions include the easy-to-use Set List mode for song-specific and gig-ready sound selection, and Korg's Smooth Sound Transition feature. When polishing your tracks, feel free to use mixer automation and editing functions such as copy, paste, and normalize to get the results you want. We will exchange a defective unit for the same unit within the 30-day period. The Berlin Grand offers resonant piano sound with a striking sense of depth. There are no scuffs or dings on the unit and it functions 100% as far as I know it's only been in a non-smoking studio, too! The TouchView display also hosts a convenient new Search Function, allowing you to search for and preview sounds based on their titles.
Value: At the typical sale price, there is no better value for your money. Smooth Sound Transitions eliminate note and effect dropouts when switching sounds or modes. 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. It also allows the Kronos to perform smooth sound transitions, so you can hold sustain notes while switching sounds or modes — just what you need for seamless transitions. After that period, you will have to work directly with the manufacturer for warranty service.
Multiple state-of-the-art sound generation techniques represent the pinnacle of software realization. Use these universally well-known sounds to pay homage to the originals, or as the basis for personal sonic explorations. Offering an authentic and accurate piano feel, there are four zones, ranging from heavier to lighter, to provide a more true piano playing experience. Ease of Use: The Kronos fully implements into any studio or live environment. Of course, you could consider a computer as an all-in-one box, and a fully-loaded one say with Kontakt and a bunch of other soft synths might set you back an equivalent amount of money.
It is professionally designed and will last for years and years, even with heavy use. Low Pass, High Pass, Band Pass, and Band Reject modes — Multi Filter Mode Filter A only. It is in top flight condition, used sparingly since I opened it. The Berlin Grand offers resonant piano sound with a striking sense of depth. The damper pedal input jack supports half-damping, providing one more level of piano realism.
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. This is because their product line is well made and lasts. Offering an authentic and accurate piano feel, there are four zones, ranging from heavier to lighter, to provide a more true piano playing experience. If you find this too fiddly then use the Value controllers switches and slider on the front panel, or the main rotary, or simply dial in the number on the keypad. Set List mode keeps all of your custom settings and performance notes organized in the display for on-the-fly selection.
You select Karma Mode and the main front panel sliders are automatically set to control parameters of patterns, riffs and drums that auto-play around notes and chords that you play. 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. Using the Set List mode, the TouchView display can host 16 color-coded touch-screen buttons; each one can instantly call up the appropriate Preset, Combination, or Sequence—regardless of mode! Special Conditions We operate a 30-day return period. It also provides the user with unique control over the tines, reeds, and noise elements that make up the essential character of these timeless and coveted electromechanical instruments.
In addition to the damper pedal jack, there are also two assignable pedal inputs, one footpedal type and one footswitch style. As soon as it started to load, it got stuck and had to be manually rebooted. This lets you play deep and complex sound and full instrumental arrangements, all without the need to switch presets or pre-record backing tracks. Nuances of each instrument make the realism of the Kronos top notch. Additional Song Programs are named for the classic rock and pop songs whose signature keyboard sounds these programs recreate. Resonance modeling lets you choose between classic filter sounds, and the extraordinarily flexible MultiFilter lets you create your own hybrid filter shapes. For instance, when I play live, my live playing is coming out of the Kronos in stereo on the Left and Right outputs.