Korg Krome EX 61
The Korg Krome EX 61 is a 61-key synth workstation that packs an abundance of sounds into a user-friendly platform. Building on its successor, the Krome EX 61 ups the ante, adding tons of new sounds and features. Including all the essential classics, Krome EX packs a number of new sounds and custom piano programs specifically for the Krome EX. Immediately usable and taking full advantage of the Korg Krome EX 61’s high-performance architecture. While housed in an updated chassis featuring smooth, flowing lines. As well as a lustrous aluminum front panel that looks awesome under stage lights. Sporting a responsive, semi-weighted 61-key keyboard, the Krome EX 61 is ideal for any playing style.
Packed with sounds for modern music production
Designed for the constantly evolving, modern music scene; the sounds onboard the Krome EX 61 have been meticulously chosen. Focusing on EDM, with effects-heavy polyphonic sounds dripping in rich ambiance, searing synth leads, and punchy drum kits. Bringing music fans to their feet. While ethnic instruments such as the Kalimba, Steel Pan, and Kokyu are also onboard. Plus, you’ll enjoy all the classic bread-and-butter sounds that never go out of style. Including a large range of pianos, electric pianos, and drum sounds for the foundation of all your music.
Crucial high-fidelity piano sounds
Having great piano sounds is critically important for any serious keyboard. With the Krome EX 61, piano sounds have been recorded under the supervision of Seigen Ono; a renowned authority on DSD recording and mastering. Delivering beautifully vibrant sounds that build on the success of the German D Grand in the original Krome. Further expanding the range of piano sounds in the Krome EX. While an upright piano that’s frequently seen in pop music has also been included.
Electric pianos with luscious warmth and realism
For many keyboard players, having access to realistic electric piano sounds is just as important as their acoustic counterparts. Onboard the Krome EX 61 you’ll find three types of electric pianos. Ensuring accurate expression response, velocity levels, and lavish amounts of memory. For instance, just one of the Krome EX 61’s electric pianos have more sample data than the entire memory of a typical PCM synth. Plus, no EP is complete without vintage amps, cabinets, and classic effects. All meticulously modeled to deliver a fully immersive and electric playing experience.
Drum sounds with resonance fine tuning
Furthermore, with the Krome EX 61 you’ve got access to a huge collection of over 2,500 drum samples. As well as 48, preloaded drum kits. Most notably, the Jazz Ambience Drums. Taking advantage of the Krome EX 61’s memory to deliver new levels of realism and clarity. Allowing you to create a full, rich drum sound with the exact balance and character you’re looking for.
Dual polyphonic arpeggiators
Using Combi or Sequencer mode, you can run two arpeggiators simultaneously. While generating guitar and bass riffs, and drum patterns. Even used for sound design to create motion-enhanced pads, synth sounds, and sound effects. What’s more, you can take complete control over editing the ready-made patterns to create your own custom arpeggiators.
Krome EX 61 features everything you’d expect from a Korg music workstation. Naturally, that includes a 16-track sequencer. But there’s so much more. Krome EX comes with a formidable suite of tools to jump-start your creativity. For instance, pressing the Auto Song Setup function’s REC button starts recording immediately when inspiration strikes while playing a program or combination. Each template song reassigns popular sounds to sequencer tracks through pre-routed effects to suit a specific musical genre. Whip up a quick arrangement using Korg’s Cue List, and build an army of instant-access patterns using the RPPR (Realtime Pattern/Play Recording) feature. Go back, and you can make any changes using convenient piano-roll editing.
Intuitive TouchView display
Krome EX 61s big 800 x 480-pixel TouchView colour display shows multiple parameters simultaneously, ensuring great visibility even on a darkened stage. Simply touch the screen to change sounds or edit parameters. Finger-drag editing is also supported, allowing you to use the on-screen sliders and knobs directly. Numerous functions take advantage of the TouchView interface, such as the piano-roll editor, a stopwatch that’s convenient for keeping track of a live performance, and a calculator keypad for entering numerical values.
Above all, the Korg Krome EX 61 is the perfect 61-key synthesizer workstation to take your production, and live performances to the next level. Alternatively, we also stock the Korg Krome EX 73, and Korg Krome EX 88