The Korg Kronos Music Workstation is a powerful 61-key keyboard with an incredibly detailed palette of sounds, integrated editing features, detailed 8" TFT TouchView display, 16 track sequencer, 16 track audio recording and powerful sampling engine. Kronos implements Korg's KARMA synthesis technology to produce 9 individual sound engines.
Each sound engine is dedicated to authentically reproducing its respective instrument type, resulting in authentically detailed pianos, vintage keyboard sounds, tone-wheel organs, ethnic instruments, plucked instruments, analog synthesizers and more.
Kronos' 16 track sequencer implements any combination of sound engines and imported samples for some of the most powerful and expressive arrangements heard in a keyboard instrument. In addition, Kronos supports up to 16 tracks of audio for recording vocals, other instruments etc. The 8" TouchView display lets players easily program sounds, edit tracks, and more. Kronos is a powerful tool for the professional musician on the road, song writer, producer and more.
- 9 Sound engines, each offering a unique sound-creation technology (see list below)
- 16-part Combis allow all engines to function together in perfect harmony; Dynamic Voice Allocation keeps the polyphony high.
- Available with 61, 73 or 88 keys. This 61 key model borrows the responsive synth action from the Korg M3-61.
- Comprehensive interface, based around a new large 8" TFT TouchView display
- Virtual Memory Technology (VMT), aided by a fast SSD (Solid State Disk) provides high polyphony and massive, ultra-long, and unlooped samples; offering unheard of performance from a hardware instrument
- Smooth Sound Transition: this often-requested feature allows held or sustained notes to keep sounding when changing sounds or modes.
- Set List mode: Organize the Programs, Combis, and Songs you need to perform your set in a single, easy-to-select screen - including performance notes!
Use up to 16 premium-quality effects at once; individual effects rival dedicated units
12 Insert effects2 Master effects
2 Total effects
- On-board sequencer offers 16 MIDI tracks + 16 audio tracks (24-bit, 48kHz recording quality)
- Open Sampling System - Instant sampling and resampling from any mode: Program, Combination or Sequencer.
- Sophisticated KARMA technology generates infinitely variable performance-driven phrases, musical effects, and backing tracks to catalyze your creativity
- Expanded Drum Track for play-along grooves and inspiration
- Signature sounds created with guidance from world class musicians