OUR PART # PA800-KORG-RST-01
Korg's Pa800 is the complete arranger keyboard for the professional musician. Intuitive, powerful and interactive. Features Korg's RX Technology first used on the Pa1X, the most powerful professional arranger around, RX Technology is the guiding philosophy behind the Korg Pa800. RX - Real eXperience.
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The Pa800 includes as standard the world acclaimed TC Helicon Voice Processor. This features EQ and professional quality effects (reverb, echo, etc.), designed and shaped specifically for vocals. These effects, combined with the built in 3 voice harmonizer and dedicated high quality microphone preamp, ensure your vocals have the highest possible sound quality.
Korg's graphical user interface uses an amazing graphical color touch screen so you simply think, point and click for easy and intuitive use. So musicians of all levels can make great music quickly, there are two interface modes: Easy and Expert. Easy mode shows only the most important controls while keeping a clean and easy interface, useful for beginners or playing live, while in Expert mode you have full editing control.
For the Pa800, Korg redesigned what was already the most powerful synth sound engine available to give an even richer, more detailed, sophisticated natural sound than ever before with musical instruments from almost every genre with depth, nuance, subtlety, accuracy and richness. The sound memory of the Pa800 has been largely increased to achieve the best sound quality possible boasting all new multi level samples of the instruments. Many of these also include also various levels of articulation so the polyphony has been also expanded to 120 notes to cover even busy passages.
There are more than 950 ROM sounds, including a new amazing multilayer stereo acoustic piano accurately sampled from a Concert Grand (and including String and damper pedal Resonance) , plus an extra 64 drum kits. In addition, the RAM area contains up to 256 user sounds and 64 drum kits and of course, there is full on board sound editing.
Many professional musicians choose to add their own sounds and because the Pa800 accompaniment keyboard is dedicated to professional musicians, you can load Wave, AIFF, Korg format files and of course the incredible Akai sample library - about the largest sample library available - into the standard 64MB of added memory.
The Pa800 home keyboard also features professional editing facilities such as loop, cut, normalize and cropping of samples. A special "Time Slice" feature allows you to slice audio grooves and import the audio data into a Style so you can create some of the coolest rhythms imaginable.
The Pa800 has 4 Stereo Master Effects processors with hundreds of these effects from the standards such as reverb, delay and chorus through to specialized effects such as a fantastic Vocoder and some of the universally acclaimed REMS guitar based effects for authentic guitar tones. The vocal effects (EQ, Compressor, Noise reduction, Echo, Reverb) are separate and controlled completely independent from one another.
Along with a powerful and fully programmable multi track sequencer, you can use Backing Sequences to create songs based over styles - quickly and easily. You don't need to be a master programmer - you can write your own song in minutes: even beginners can easily create songs using the step edit feature. This approach to quick programming is also useful for studio use when you want to create great sounding professional backing music for films, video, multimedia or internet applications very quickly.
The SongBook is a Musical Database, completely user programmable, containing all the settings needed to play a particular song. You have only to search the title of the song you would like to play, select it and hit "Play". The SongBook can use styles, MIDI files or sequences and immediately recall settings such as Song Title, Genre, Artist, Tempo, Volumes, Sounds, Muted Tracks, FX settings, Easy Edit, 4 STS*, Master Transpose and more. Everything you need to play your song back perfectly is in the SongBook, a useful musical feature that is unique to Korg - the only arranger keyboards available with all these sophisticated controls.
(*STS - Single Touch Settings is a memory that recalls sounds for all the real time tracks (upper 1, 2, 3 & lower).
You can configure and edit almost anything in the Korg Pa800. You can modify and save Styles, Performances, Programs, Settings for Sliders, Switches, Pads, Global (Midi channels, output routings, etc.) and more for both internal and external control. Scales are fully programmable and include quarter tone settings and a programmable Arabic Scale.
With all of this control, the Pa800 also functions as a superb MIDI controller (Master Keyboard).
Naturally, the Pa800 has all the connectivity you need including 4 separate audio outputs, 2 mic/line inputs with separate gain, 2 USB Host connections and 1 USB (Device) connection. The optional VIF4 graphic video interface (available in PAL or NTSC standard formats) can display on an external TV monitor, either for showing just the lyrics (useful for Karaoke) or if you want it to clone the on board display.
The Pa800 has two USB Host connections available to connect standard pen drives, external hard drives, CD-ROM or even a floppy disk. One Host is to connect other USB devices from the front panel for quick access in real time, while the second Host is on the back panel. A further USB Device connection is available for the Pa800 to connect with a PC for fast exchange of large amounts of data or as a MIDI connection without the need for extra MIDI computer interfaces.
And if you have been one of the many longstanding Korg professional arranger keyboard users you will be happy to know that even though the Pa800 is all new, it is also compatible with the Korg i-series style format and with all Pa50, Pa60, Pa80, Pa1X files. This means your Pa50, Pa60, Pa80 and Pa1X sound programs work in the Pa800 so you can keep your favorite sounds and styles while benefiting from a cutting edge keyboard.
Even though it comes with almost every feature you could want, the Pa800 has many useful expansion options: VIF4 Graphic Video Interface: to display lyrics or the on board TouchView display on an external monitor or TV (PAL or NTSC formats).
Hard disk installation kit for standard 2.5" ATA hard disk drive (not included) with a capacity of up to 2 terabytes.
Footswitch, Half Damper
This professional piano style damper (Sustain) pedal offers half-damper action when used with products that support half-damper control.For products that do not support half-damper message, the pedal will act like a regular, full damper ...
Footswitch, Single Momentary
This universal pedal can be used for sustain when connected to the damper input of Korg keyboards. It can also be used for the assignable input jack on Korg products, where it will provide various functions depending on the product's ...
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This massive cast aluminum pedal operates as either a stereo in-line (in/out) volume pedal, or as an expression pedal when hooked up to the assignable foot pedal jack of Korg products.
Pedal Board, 5 Switch
Five momentary footswitches conveniently mounted in a single compact unit. Connects with a 6-pin cable (included). The EC5 is used primarily with Korg Arranger keyboards. Functions are determined by the individual product and settings.
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Foot Controller, Keyboard
This versatile foot controller/expression pedal can be used with most Korg keyboards, modules and effect processors, when connected to the assignable pedal socket for normal use. It includes an adjustable minimum setting via the side ...
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