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Korg PS60 Synthesizer Keyboard

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In designing the Korg PS60 Synthesizer Keyboard, the needs of the on-stage musician remained front and center. Offering dedicated controls, an ample backlit display, and remarkable ease of use, the Korg PS60 Synthesizer Keyboard is a refreshing change. The intuitive, realtime controls - even the sounds themselves - were created with the performer in mind, and have been optimized for the unique challenges and immediacy of playing live. Lightweight, stylish and portable, the Korg PS60 Synthesizer Keyboard travels comfortably from home, to rehearsal, to center stage. The portability, ease of use, and hands-on interface make the Korg PS60 Synthesizer Keyboard the perfect instrument for the vocalist, guitarist, bass player, sax player - anyone who wishes to cover a few keyboard parts while expanding your audio arsenal.

Designed for the music gigging - or soon to be music gigging - musician, the affordable Korg PS60 delivers premium sounds and professional effects in an easy-to-use package. Heavy on hardware, the Korg PS60 Synthesizer Keyboard's new dedicated performance controls keep all the needs of the performer close at hand.

Korg PS60 Synthesizer Keyboard Highlights:

  • Instant access to six essential sound categories - Piano, E-Piano, Organ, Strings, Brass, and Synth

  • 440 impeccably voiced, ready-to-play, sounds created by Korg's renowned programmers

  • Korg's latest EDS-i (Enhanced Definition Synthesis - integrated) sound technology

  • Create and save up to 20 split and layered "Performances"- instantly!

  • Intuitive front panel layout with dedicated hardware controllers for frequently-used functions

  • Nine dedicated knobs provide live control of the master modulation, reverb/delay, and EQ effects

  • Free editing software allows the PS60 to run as a plug-in with your host DAW (AU, VST or RTAS)

  • Great-feeling, responsive, semi-weighted 61-key Natural Touch keyboard

Korg PS60 Synthesizer Keyboard:

    61-key natural touch keyboard;

    Velocity sensing

Korg PS60 Synthesizer KeyboardModes:
    Performance, Performance Edit, Program Edit, Global

    EDS-i (Enhanced Definition Synthesis - integrated)

    120 voices (120 oscillators) max, single mode;

    60 voices (60 oscillators) max, double mode

    * The actual maximum polyphony will vary depending on oscillator settings such as stereo multisamples and velocity crossfading.

    49 MB (when calculated as 16-bit linear data),

    136 multisamples (including 7 stereo)

    User Performances: 20 performances; 15 Preload

    User Programs: 512 Programs; 440 Preload

    OSC = OSC1 (Single), OSC1+2 (Double): Stereo multisamples are supported; 4 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 voice (low pass, high pass, band pass, band reject

    Modulation = For each voice, two envelope generators (Filter & Amp);
    Two LFOs, two key, tracking generators (Filter & Amp);
    Two AMS mixers, In addition, pitch EG, common LFO, and two common key tracking generators

    6 main timbres, 6 sub timbres; layer, split, and modifications to the program settings via the Tone parameters

Master Keyboard functionality:
    Allows control of external MIDI devices

    Insert Effects: Five processors, stereo input/output, 63 effect types

    Master Effects: Two processors, stereo input/output, 4 effect types per processor Effects types

    EQ: One processor, stereo input/output (3 bands)

    Effects types: Total of 71 types
    (select from 63 types for insert effects, 4 types for master effect 1, and four types for master effect 2)
    Modulation: Dynamic modulation, tempo sync delay, LFO

Audition Riff function:
    383 audition riffs

    Joystick: Joystick, LOCK button (Joystick lock function)

    Rotary speaker simulator: ORGAN SLOW/FAST button

    Performances: BANK, 1-5, STORE buttons

    Performance controls: Timbre selector (Timber ON button x 6, variation buttons x 12), EASY SETUP (6 knobs, EASY SETUP buttons (Volume, Pan, MOD send, REV/DLY send), SPLIT SETTING (SUB OFF/RECALL, LOWER, UPPER buttons), MODULATION (MODULATION button, RATE, DEPTH, FEEDBACK knobs), REVERB/DELAY (REVERB/DELAY button, RATE, DEPTH, FEEDBACK knobs), EQ (BASS, MID, TREBLE knobs)

User Interface:
    Display: 16 character x 2 line LCD (with backlight)


    Value Controllers: Value knob, cursor/value UP/DOWN buttons, EXIT button

    Other: OCTAVE DOWN, UP buttons, TRANSPOSE -, + buttons, VOLUME knob, display contrast

Audio Outputs:
    OUTPUT, L/MONO, R: 6.3 mm monaural phone jack (unbalanced), Output impedance= 1.1kOhm stereo; 550Ohm mono (L/Mono only), Maximum level= +10.0 dBu (Standard), Load impedance 10kOhm or greater

    Headphones: 3.5 mm stereo mini-phone jack, Output impedance= 33Ohm, Maximum level= 35 + 35 mW @33Ohm load

Control Inputs:
    DAMPER/PEDAL/SW jack x 1(half-damper supported); PEDAL/SW jack x 1

    IN, OUT

    1 USB (TYPE B), USB-MIDI interface

    AC adapter power supply connector (DC 9V 1700mA), POWER switch

Dimensions (W x D x H):
    36.41" x 11.45" x 3.54"

    10.14 lbs

Power Consumption:

    AC adapter, Easy start guide, Accessory disc (PS60 Parameter Guide (PDF), Owner's Manual (PDF), PS60 USB-MIDI Setup Guide (PDF), KORG USB-MIDI driver, PS60 Editor/Plug-In Editor etc.)

PS60 Options:
    XVP-10 Expression/Volume Pedal

    EXP-2 Foot Controller

    DS-1H Damper Pedal

    PS-1 Pedal Switch

KORG USB-MIDI driver Operating requirements
    USB port required (a USB host controller made by Intel is recommended)

    Operating system:
    Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Professional / x64 Edition Service Pack 3 or later

    Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or later(including 64-bit edition)

    Microsoft Windows 7 (including 64-bit edition)

    USB port required

    Operating system:
    Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later

PS60 Editor and PS60 Plug-In Editor Operating requirements
    A computer that meets the operating requirements of Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, and is equipped with a USB port

    Intel Pentium III / 1 GHz or better, Pentium D or Core

    Duo or better is recommended

    512 MB or more (1 GB or more is recommended)

    1,024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit color or better

    Operating system:
    Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Professional

    Service Pack 3 or later

    Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or later

    Windows 7

    However, only the standalone version will work on 64-bit editions of Windows 7 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2.

    Apple G4 800 MHz or better (Intel Mac is supported), G5 or Core Duo or better is recommended

    512 MB or more (1 GB or more is recommended)

    1,024 x 768 pixels, 32,000 colors or better

    An Apple Macintosh computer that satisfies the operating requirements of Mac OS X and has a USB port

    Operating system:
    Mac OS X version 10.4.11 or later

* Formats supported by PS60 Plug-In Editor:
Windows: VST, RTAS
Macintosh: VST, Audio Unit, RTAS

* PS60 Plug-In Editor must also satisfy the operating requirements of the host application.

Note: It is not possible to start up multiple instances of PS60 Editor or PS60 Plug-In Editor within an operating system. This means that it is not possible to use these editors to edit two or more PS60 units simultaneously.
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