Korg Krome EX 88 Synthesizer Workstation Keyboard

- Keyboard:
- Semi Weighted Keyboard. Velocity sensitive is supported, after touch is not supported.
- Standard C2 - C7 (transposable in the range [C1...C6]-[C3...C8])

- System: EDS-X Enhanced Definition Synthesis - eXpanded

- Sounds:
- Maximum Polyphony
- 120 voices (120 Oscillators) / Single Mode
- 60 voices (120 Oscillators) / Double Mode
- *The maximum simultaneous voice polyphony will vary depending on oscillator settings, velocity crossfading and whether you are using mono or stereo multisamples.

- PCM Memory:
- 4 GB (In case of 48 kHz, 16-bit Linear PCM converted)
- 728 multisamples (including 44 Stereo multi-samples)
- 2,502 drumsamples (including 574 Stereo Drumsamples )

- Program:
- Oscillator: OSC1 (Single); OSC1 + 2 (Double): Stereo multisamples are supported 8 velocity zones per oscillator with switching, crossfades and layers
- Filters: Four types of filter routing (single, serial, parallel, 24 dB). Two multi-mode filters per oscillator (low pass, high pass, band pass, band reject)
- Driver: Per-voice nonlinear driver and low boost
- EQ: Three bands, with sweepable mid
- Modulation: For 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

- Combination: Timbre Number: Max 16. For each Timbre, keyboard and velocity split/layer/crossfades.
Modifications to the program settings via the Tone Adjust function.

- Master Keyboard Functionality:
- KROME EX can act as a Master Keyboard able to control external MIDI devices such as sound modules.

- Drum Kit : Stereo and mono drum samples. 8 velocity zones switch (crossfades and layers)

- The number of Combination / Program / Drum Kit:
- User Combination: 768 Combination (512 Preload)
- User Program: 1536 Program (896 Preload)
- User Drum Kit: 80 Drum Kit (48 Preload)
- Preset Program 256 GM2 Program + 9 GM2 Drums Program

- Effects:
- Insert Effects: 5 Insert Effects (stereo in/out)
- Master Effects: 2 Master Effects (stereo in/out)
- Total Effect: 1 Total Effect (stereo in/out)
- Timbre / Track EQ: 3-band EQ per in 1 Timbre / in 1 Track
- Effect Types: 193 types (Usable as insert, master, or total effects. However, double-size effects cannot be used as a total effect.)
- Modulation: Dynamic Modulation, 2 Common LFO
- Effects Control Busses: Stereo side chain (Limiter, Gate, Vocoder etc.)
- Effect Preset: 32 preset per effect

- Polyphonic Arpeggiator:
- Program Mode: 1 unit
- Combination, Sequencer Mode: 2 units are available.
- Number of pattern: 5 preset Arpeggio pattern, 1,088 User Arpeggio pattern (960 Preload)

- Drum Track:
- Preset Patterns: 710 patterns (Common with the preset pattern of the Sequencer mode)
- User Patterns: 1,000 patterns (Pattern created in Sequencer mode can be converted to drum track user pattern). Configurable "Trigger Mode / Sync / Zone"

- Sequencer:
- Tracks: 16-track + 1 master track
- Number of Songs: 128 Songs
- Resolution: 1/480
- Tempo: 40.00 - 300.00 (1/100 BPM resolution)
- Maximum memory: 210,000 MIDI events
- Template Songs: 16 preset / 16 user template songs
- Cue List: function 20 Cue List. Songs can be arranged consecutively or repeatedly in up to 99 steps, a cue list can be converted back into a song.
- Pattern / RPPR (Realtime Pattern Play and Recording): 710 Preset / 100 User pattern (Per song). 1 pattern set per song
- Format KORG (KROME) format, SMF format 0 and 1

- Media:
- Media: Load, Save, Utility, Data filer functionality (Save and Load MIDI System Exclusive Data)

- Controllers:
- Controllers: Joystick, SW [1], SW [2]
- Realtime Control: [SELECT] Switch: REALTIME CONTROL (TONE, USER), ARP
- 4 Knobs; REALTIME CONTROL: Real-time Modulation, Arpeggio control
- Drum Track: [DRUM TRACK] Switch On/Off
- Arpeggiator: [ARP] Switch On/Off

- User Interface:
- Display: Touch view graphical User Interface, 7 -inch Color TFT LCD, 800 x 480 pixel, Onboard LCD brightness control
- Mode 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 OUTPUT (L / MONO, R):
- 6.3mm (Mono) Phone jack, Unbalanced.
- Output Impedance: 1.1[kOhm] (L / Mono terminal: in case of Mono output, = 550[Ohm]).
- Maximum level: +16.0 [dBu], Load Impedance: more than 10 [kOhm].

- Headphone Output:
- 3.5mmStereo phone jack.
- Output Impedance: 33[Ohm].
- Maximum level: 60 + 60 [mW] (In case of 33[Ohm] Loaded)

- Control Input:
- DAMPER pedal (Half Damper supported)
- ASSIGNABLE SWITCH
- ASSIGNABLE PEDAL

- Others:
- MIDI: IN, OUT
- USB: USB-MIDI Interface (TYPE B) x 1
- SD Card Slot Max: 2 GB / SD Memory Card is supported
- Max: 32 GB/ SDHC Memory Card is supported
- (SDXC Memory Card is not supported)

- Power: Power supply (DC12V 3.5A), POWER switch
- Dimensions (W x D x H): 1,027 mm x 313 mm x 93 mm / 40.43 x 12.32 x 3.66 inches
- Weight: 7.2 kg / 15.87 lbs.
- Power Consumption: 13 W (KROME EX-61 / KROME EX-73 / KROME EX-88)
- Included Items:
- AC Adapter, Quick Start Guide, Accessory Disc (KROME Operation Guide PDF, Parameter Guide PDF, Video Manual)

System Requirements for "Computer with the KORG USB-MIDI Driver"

Windows
OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional SP3, Later Windows Vista SP2 (all editions includes 64-bit edition), Windows 7 (all editions includes 64-bit edition)
Computer: With USB port (Intel USB Host Controller recommended
macOS
OS: Mac OS X 10.5 or later Mac
Computer: Intel mac with USB ports support Mac OS X.5 or later
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 45 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 65 x 20 x 11 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KROMEEX88
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 631-390-6800
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Submitted February 13, 2019 by JJ PATTERSON in Houma, LA
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i have the 1 st version of this kybd and I M Still having fun with ti on live gigs.I use a M Audio Pro 88 to run kybd bass thru it via midi and can still layer the other voices that I need .I run the bass when our bass play er is not there.Having a blast.Thanx 4 the great price guyz. JJ
Musical Background:
gospel r&b since age 10
Musical Style:
gospel r&b classic rock blues
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