Korg Kronos 88-key Synthesizer Workstation (Discontinued)
The Korg Kronos 88 appeared in the first edition of our recommended list for Keyboard Workstations from May 2018 until May 2020.
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This version of the Korg Kronos has 88 weighted hammer action keys and has been used by music veterans Herbie Hancock, Bill Payne and Greg Phillinganes.
- Keys: 88 Real Weighted Hammer Action 3 keys
- Polyphony: Varies Per Engine: SGX-2: 100 voices*3, EP-1: 104 voices, HD-1: 140 voices, AL-1: 80 voices, CX-3: 200 voices, STR-1: 40 voices, MOD-7: 52 voices, MS-20EX: 40 voices, PolysixEX: 180 voices
- Sound Engine(s): 9 Engines: SGX-2: Premium Piano (Acoustic Piano), EP-1: MDS Electric Piano (Electric Piano), HD-1: High Definition Synthesizer (PCM), AL-1: Analog Synthesizer (Analog Modeling), CX-3: Tonewheel Organ (Tonewheel Organ Modeling), STR-1: Plucked Strings (Physical Modeling), MOD-7: Waveshaping VPM Synthesizer (VPM Synthesis), MS-20EX: Component Modeling Technology (Analog Modeling), PolysixEX: Component Modeling Technology (CMT Analog Modeling)
- Controllers: Vector joystick, joystick, ribbon controller, switches 1 & 2
- Effects: Over 197 Effects
- Audio Recording: 4-track simultaneous recording, WAV file format 16bit/24bit.
- Audio Playback: 16-Track Playback
- Sequencer: 16-track MIDI sequencer + 16-track hard disk recorder + 1 master track.
- Audio Inputs: 2 x 1/4" Line-in
- Audio Outputs: 6 x 1/4" Line-out, 1 x 1/8" Headphones
- MIDI Inputs/Outputs: In/Out/Thru
- Other Connections: 3 x Pedal Input, 1 x S/PDIF Digital Input, 1 x S/PDIF Digital Output
- USB: 2 x USB A (TYPE A), 1 x USB B (TYPE B)
- Dimensions: 56.42” x 14.61” x 5.83”
- Weight: 53.13 lbs.