Korg M3-73 Workstation Keyboard - EX-DISPLAYStock code: 55073
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- 73 semi weighted keys
- 16 track MIDI sequencer with 480 ppq resolution
- 4 velocity zones per oscillator
- 256 Mb ROM
- 1032 multi samples, 1606 drum samples
- 1792 Memory User combinations
The latest version of the from the much-loved M Series the Korg M3-73 Workstation Keyboard comes readily supplied with many of the features of the OASYS such as the Enhanced Definition Synthesis sound generator and the second generation KARMA technology.
The Korg M3-73 Workstation Keyboard comes loaded up with 8 effects consisting of: 5 insert effects, two master effects and a total effect. With 170 effect types your sorted for pretty much any situation with classic effects like reverbs and delays, to dynamic compressors and limiters, along with amp modelling and speaker simulation.
New to the Korg M373 Keyboard is Drum Track. This function adds groove to the sounds you play, and is the perfect partner to KARMA. With over 500 patterns in the internal memory you’re sure to find something to fit your music. Even if you don’t find something you can record your own or import some with the Sequencer Mode!
This mode allows you to assign multiple programmes across the keyboard. These can be delayed in a multitude of ways for varying effects. Monophonic sounds can be turned to polyphonic or the other way around.
You can really stack the sounds with the Korg M3-73 Workstation Keyboard with its ability to play up to 16 timbres simultaneously, each with their own 3-band EQ and further sound shaping available with Tone Adjust. This functionality allows you to save your music out as a 16-part MIDI sequence template, which you can take to a sequencer or DAW.
The Korg M3-73 Workstation Keyboard comes readily armed with a full arsenal of great sounds with plenty of space for you to add your own. Here’s what you get, both in terms of space and preloaded content:
- User Combinations: 1,792 Combinations/ 384 Preload
- User Programs: 1,664 Programs/ 1,344 (EDS: 1,216 + RADIAS: 128) Preload
- User Drum Kits: 144 Drum Kits/32 Preload
- Preset Programs: 256 GM2 Programs + 9 GM2 Drum Programs
The real time music generator is back with the arrival of the Korg M3-73 Workstation Keyboard, in its second generation. Its now even easier to play complex music frills and strung instruments, along with giving you more control and just being plain inspirational. With the second generation comes even more functions: KARMA Wave-Sequencing, Note Mapping and 8 scenes per layer.
The Korg M3-73 Workstation Keyboard is kitted out with a fantastic array of controls, but one of particular note is the colour LCD screen. This is not only a touch screen interface but it also acts as an X-Y Pad, similar to the Kaoss Pad, by allowing you to alter parameters on the fly with finger gestures.
Eight velocity-sensitive pads act as drum pads, up to 8-note chords or as KARMA triggers.
The Korg M3-73 Workstation’s eight sliders and eight switches can be used for a plethora of functions from being a mixer, sound controls, editing or KARMA interface, or to control external software/hardware synths/effects.
There’s also a joystick, assignable value slider, two switches and a ribbon controller. Of course there’s also the 61-key semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch offering real expression and great feel. In addition you can mount a RADIAS-R analog modelling synthesizer instead of the M3-M sound generator to this model should you wish to.
The Korg M3 73-Key Workstation Keyboard features an Open Sampling System, which allows you to sample and resample and use a number of bespoke tools: Time Slice, Time Stretch, Crossfade Looping, Rate Change and Normalize.
You can edit the sampler’s settings or have the Korg M3-73 Keyboard do this for you with a pushof the Auto-Setup button. The synth comes with 64MB onboard memory, which can be expanded up to 320MB, and saves out to various formats: Korg native format, AIFF, WAV, Soundfont V2.0 and AKAI (S-1000/3000 with advanced Program parameter conversion). Samples can be saved to a USB memory device, harddrive or to CD, via a USB CD-R/RW.
The centrepiece of the Korg M3 73 Workstation is its sequencer built with 16 tracks, 128 songs and 210,000 notes. A higher resolution has been utilised to offer 480 PPQ along with a 3-band EQ and Tone Adjust giving you definition sound sculpting.
Of course all the classic Korg features are available along with advanced editing tools such as, variable quantization, detailed event editing and the Compare function. You also have the Realtime Pattern Play and Record, which allows you to assign patterns to keys to quickly build up tracks.
|Connectivity Details||Headphones Input, MIDI, USB|
|Key Stage||Key Stage 4|
|Manufacturers Link||Korg M3-73 Workstation Keyboard - EX-DISPLAY|