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Kurzweil PC3K7 Performance Controller Keyboard, 76-Key

With a powerful virtual-analog synth, a deep sound set of its own, and serious sample-editing capabilities, the Kurzweil PC3K is a sound-sculpting powerhouse. Rate and review this product
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The PC3 introduced the world to the next generation of ground-breaking Kurzweil technology, having a synthesis architecture that remains unparalleled in depth and flexibility, combined with a staggering amount of effects processing power. The PC3 sound set, which encompasses everything from the traditional to the cutting edge, has been widely acknowledged as second to none.

And now the PC3's successor has arrived. The Kurzweil PC3K is the pinnacle of the PC3 line, bridging the gap between Kurzweil's past successes and present innovations.

An Old Friend

The PC3K, already loaded up with the many impressive features and sounds of the PC3, allows users to tap into the massive wealth of samples and programs developed for the legendary K Series over the past two decades. Capable of loading. KRZ/25/26 sample files, WAVE and AIFF files, as well as most of the K Series programs and setups, the PC3K presents a whole world of choices to players, and once again underscores Kurzweil's commitment to the concept of non-obsolescence by design. You can choose to delve into the extensive libraries of existing K Series samples or decide to fill the PC3K's flash memory with your own signature samples. In either case, you'll have the most powerful version of Kurzweil's V.A.S.T technology ever developed at your fingertips to help sculpt your sounds and attain a level of detail and expressiveness truly worthy of your music. Sample files can be loaded via USB from a thumb-drive or directly from a computer.

Esto Immortalis. "Let it be lasting, immortal" (Latin)

User samples that do not "go away" when a keyboard is powered off - this is a feature that's been requested by keyboardists since the introduction of digital sampling in the early '80s. Clearly demonstrating the virtue of enduring quality, the PC3K offers 128 megabytes of user sample memory and compatibility with K Series files, while also taking an enormous leap forward by allowing user samples to remain intact while power is off. Once samples are loaded into the PC3K's flash memory, there is zero load time for those samples when powering on the instrument.

Advanced program, keymap and sample editing features allow you to customize your sounds with surgical precision. You're able to map any sample to any key, tune individual samples, change the start, alt start, loop point and end point of samples and even assign a controller to adjust sample start point in real-time.

Light Years Ahead

Under the hood of the PC3X is simply the most powerful synthesis engine ever created by Kurzweil. Dynamic V.A.S.T. picks up where the K series left off. Having up to 32 layers per program means that emulations of real instruments can be extremely detailed and accurate, while the synthesized sounds can be extraordinarily large and complex.

Expanding upon V.A.S.T. architecture, the PC3X's architecture delivers more power and flexibility combined with unprecedented ease of use. Users can now create and store their own DSP algorithms, with nearly limitless possibilities for routing.

In another huge development, Kurzweil has resurrected the VA-1 Virtual Analog Synthesizer, having built it's synthesis engine right into the system. Hear the VA-1's power-shaped, anti-aliasing oscillators (including supersaw, triplesaw, and hard sync oscillators) combined with a larger set of V.A.S.T. filters (like the classic-style 4pole low pass w/ resonance) and non-linear processors and you'll understand why the internet is buzzing about this feature.

It's The Sound

The PC3 Series' advanced synthesis architecture, along with its painstakingly-edited sample ROM, allowed Kurzweil to create a sound set that is both broad and deep, with no compromises on sound quality. Referred to by some in the music industry as "the solid gold Swiss army knife", the PC3 line has become well known for having covered all the bases when it comes to presets.

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- Keyboard: 76 note semi-weighted-action, with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys. (Fatar TP8)
- Display: 240 x 64 angled, backlit CCFL with dedicated back panel brightness and contrast controls.
- Polyphony: 128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated, lightning fast performance.
- Multitimbral: 16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
- Architecture: Dynamic VAST
- Factory Presets: 1074 Stunning Factory Presets (download full "object list" here)
- Factory MIDI Setups: 150 factory programmed MIDI setups - featuring up to 16 independent zones, effects, independent controller assignments, triggerable pattern-based "Riffs" and arpeggiator settings.
- Sample Flash Memory: 128MB of re-loadable*, non-volatile, user flash ROM (loaded samples stay in memory even after power cycle).
- File Compatibility:
- PC3: all objects.
- PC3LE: all objects.
- K2 Series: the majority of Setups, Programs and Keymaps. All RAM Samples are loaded. (see the V2 Addendum manual for details)
- AIFF and WAVE audio files.
- General MIDI: Standard
- User Memory: 16,000 locations for user objects.
- Sound ROM Expansion Slots: 1
- Sequencer: Unlimited tracks (on import); 960 PPQ resolution
- Effects: Yes (16)
- Controllers:
- Pitch wheel
- Modulation wheel
- 9 front panel sliders/drawbar controllers
- 10 front panel switches (momentary or toggle, software selectable)
- 3 switch pedal input
- 2 Continuous control pedal inputs
- Super Ribbon input
- Breath controller input
- Arpeggiator: Yes (16 full-featured independent arpeggiators with multiple latch modes, selectable play order, velocity, duration, tempo, and sync functions as well as pre-recorded beats and musical phrases.)
- Riffs: 16 (Unique "Riff" generators, used for triggering MIDI sequenced phrases, beats, or complete multi-track arrangements from notes on the keyboard and/or any on-board physical controller.)
- Analog Outputs: Four 1/4 in. balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs)
- Headphones: 1 rear panel 1/4 in.
- Digital Outputs: 24-bit, stereo S/PDIF featuring 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192-kHz modes. (externally clockable)
- MIDI: In, Out, Thru
- USB Computer Port: MIDI over USB
- USB Storage Port: Supports USB thumb-drives for loading/saving user data as well as performing OS updates
- Height: (4.33 in.) (11.00 cm)
- Depth: (13.98 in.) (35.50 cm)
- Length: (47.75 in.) (121.29 cm)
- Weight: (37.35 lb.) (16.94 kg)
- Power: Internal AC power supply
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 56 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 61 x 20 x 12 in
Kurzweil Warranty ´╗┐Kurzweil products are warrantied for a period of one year.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 310-355-8052
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