Kurzweil PC3A6 Performance Controller with KORE 64

Kurzweil PC3A6 Performance Controller with KORE 64

Kurzweil PC3A6 Performance Controller with KORE 64

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Product Highlights

  • 61-Note Synth-Weighted Keys
  • Artis German 9' Grand Piano Exp ROM
  • KORE 64 ROM
  • KB3 ToneReal Organs
  • VAST, VA1, PC3 Sound Engines
  • 1,300+ Factory Programs
  • Effects
  • Arpeggiators
  • 29 Programmable Physical Controllers
  • USB Host and Device Ports
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Kurzweil PC3A6 overview

  • 1Description

The PC3A6 from Kurzweil is a 61-key performance controller that features a synth-weighted, velocity- and aftertouch-sensitive keyboard, loaded with a sound set that is both broad and deep. The KORE 64 and the Artis German 9' Grand Piano expansion packs are built-in and together with the KB3 ToneReal Organs and a variety of synthesis engines, they deliver over 1,300 factory programs.

The keyboard is packed with physical controls, and can be set up in a variety of ways for live performance using up to sixteen independent zones. A complete set of effects is also available with the added ability to create complex effect routings, while a comprehensive sequencer is complimented by sixteen arpeggiators and sixteen "Riff" generators. MIDI In, Out, Thru, along with a USB to Host connector provide the means to interface with a computer or other hardware MIDI devices.

61-key, velocity- and aftertouch-sensitive synth-weighted keyboard, featuring a quick-release spring for playing synthesizer/organ parts
240 x 64 angled, back-lit CCFL with dedicated back-panel brightness and contrast controls and easy-access transpose buttons located on screen
128-Voice polyphony, dynamically allocated with fast performance
Sixteen-part multitimbral (one part per MIDI channel)
Built-in KORE 64 and the German D Grand EXP Piano expansion packs
KB3 ToneReal Organs modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs and featuring all the necessary hardware controls, including nine drawbars
Over 1,300 factory programs including PC3-Series vintage electric pianos, clavinets, synthesizers, realistic string sections and orchestras, guitars, percussion, and more
Dynamic VAST synthesis engine, with user-programmable DSP algorithms and routing
VA1 Inside - anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing from the VA1 concept synthesizer, capable of delivering authentic analog emulations as well as complex new sounds
Cascade Mode - lets the user route one layer through the DSP of any other layer within a program, up to thirty-two consecutive layers deep
FX engine includes reverbs, delays, choruses, flangers, phasers, distortions, rotary amplifiers, compressors and more, along with global master EQ and multi-band compressor
Setup Mode provides control over live performance featuring up to sixteen independent zones, effects, controller assignments, triggerable pattern-based "Riffs" and sixteen arpeggiators
Twenty-nine programmable physical controllers
Sequencer with unlimited tracks (on import), extensive editing functions and 960 PPQ resolution
Organize and bookmark the sound catalog and recall selections with a single button press
Four independent 1/4" TRS balanced analog outputs
24-bit, stereo S/PDIF output featuring 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 and 192 kHz modes (externally clock-able)
MIDI In, Out and Thru
USB computer port allows for MIDI over USB, load and save data directly to and from a computer, as well as perform OS updates
USB storage port supports USB thumb drives for loading and storing samples, programs, setups, songs and QA banks - can also be used for performing OS updates
In the Box
Kurzweil PC3A6 Performance Controller with KORE 64
  • AC Power Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Switch Pedal
  • 4 x Self-Adhesive Feet
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Kurzweil PC3A6 specs

    Keyboard 61-key, synth-weighted,, with velocity and aftertouch sensitivity and a quick-release spring
    Polyphony 128 voices, dynamically allocated
    Multitimbral 16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
    Architecture Dynamic VAST
    Synthesis engine, with user programmable DSP algorithms and routing
    VA1 Inside
    Anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing for authentic analog emulations and complex sounds
    Cascade Mode
    Route one layer through the DSP of any other layer within a program, up to 32 consecutive layers deep
    Presets 1,453
    User Memory 16,000 locations for user objects
    Expansion Slots Includes KORE 64 and the German D Grand EXP Piano (built-in)
    Effects 16 insert effects distributed over 11 buses, 2 auxiliary sends and 2 master effects (saved with each song and setup)
    Sequencer Unlimited tracks (on import)
    960 PPQ resolution
    Song-editing functions include both event and track-based tools like quantize, swing, remap, controller scaling and more
    Controller-chasing and global "set song length" functions
    Controllers 1 x Pitch wheel
    1 x Modulation wheel
    9 x Sliders/drawbar controllers
    10 x Front-panel switches (momentary or toggle, software selectable)
    3 x Switch-pedal inputs
    2 x Continuous-control pedal inputs
    1 x Super-Ribbon input
    1 x Breath-controller input
    Mono pressure
    MIDI 216 factory-programmed MIDI setups including up to 16 independent zones, effects, independent controller assignments, triggerable pattern-based "Riffs" and arpeggiator settings
    Standard General MIDI
    MIDI over USB
    Arpeggiator 16 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 "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
    Connections 4 x 1/4" TRS phone Out (24-bit DACs)
    1 x 1/4" TRS Headphone
    3 x 5-pin DIN MIDI In, Out, Thru
    1 x RCA coaxial S/PDIF Out (24-bit stereo, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz modes and externally clockable)
    External Storage Supports USB thumb drives for loading/saving user data as well as performing OS updates
    USB computer port - load/save data directly to and from a Mac/Windows computer as well as perform OS updates
    File Compatibility Loads
    PC3K: All objects except samples
    PC3LE: All objects
    K2 Series: Majority of setups, programs, and keymaps (no sample loading)
    Display 240 x 64 angled, back-lit CCFL with dedicated back-panel brightness and contrast controls
    Power Requirements 120~240 VAC, 50/60 Hz for internal AC power supply
    Dimensions (L x H x D) 4.9 x 14.0 x 39.4" / 12.4 x 35.5 x 100.0 cm
    Weight 30.9 lb / 14.0 kg

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