Korg Krome 61 Key Music Workstation

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Manufacturer: Korg

Category: Keyboards & Synths

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Offering full-length, unlooped samples of every key for a spectacular piano sound, this new keyboard redefines your expectations for an instrument in this class. Taking its name from the Greek word meaning "color," Krome is the new standard for sonic excellence in a gigging musician’s keyboard, providing a limitless palette of sound to bring vivid inspiration your music. Introducing the Krome Music Workstation.

Product Highlights:

  • The Korg workstation ideal for any style of piano playing
  • Kronos-derived full length, unlooped piano and drum sounds, plus new electric pianos designed to shine on stage
  • Electric pianos with eight-level velocity switching for unmatched expressive power
  • Clear, intuitive control with Korg’s exclusive 7-inch color TouchView™ display
  • Drums offering separately mixable direct and ambient sounds for studio-grade quality
  • Drum Track plays back realistic, inspiring grooves at the touch of a button
  • Expertly created, in-demand sounds including 640 Programs and 288 Combinations
  • Powerful Effects with 5 Inserts, 2 Master, and 1 Total FX, plus per track/timbre EQ
  • Distinctive aluminum panel design exudes a sense of quality
  • USB connection to your computer, plus an SD Card slot for data storage
  • You can use the Krome editor to edit sounds on your computer
  • In addition to Korg’s well-proven workstation features, Krome features a carefully chosen selection of the top sounds available today for bread-and-butter keyboard instruments such as piano and electric piano, as well as vital and dynamic drum kits, giving you the best of the basics. These highly usable piano, electric piano, and drum sounds by themselves set Krome apart from any other keyboard in its class. With sound quality and features normally found in much more expensive instruments, Krome aspires to set a whole new value standard, and become a unique and irreplaceable partner for real-world musicians.

    Additional Info

    Additional Info



                 Krome 61: Semi-weighted keyboard

                              *velocity-sensitive supported, after touch is not supported

                              *Standard C2-C7 (transposable in the range [C1...C6]-[C3...C8])

                 Krome 73: Semi-weighted keyboard

                              *velocity-sensitive supported, after touch is not supported

                              *Standard C1-C7 (transposable in the range [C0...C6]-[C2...C8])

    Krome 88: NH keyboard (Natural Weighted Hammer Action] keyboard

                 *velocity sensitive is supported, after touch is not supported

                 *Standard A0-C8 (transposable in the range [A-1...C7]-[A1...C9]

                  *The NH keyboard reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano, with a heavier feel in the low register and a

                    lighter feel in the upper register.


                  EDS-X (Enhanced Definition Synthesis-eXpanded)



    Maximum Polyphony:

                  120 voices (120 Oscillators) / Single Mode

                  60 voices (120 Oscillators) / Double Mode

                  *The maximum simultaneous voice polyphony will vary depending on oscillator settings such as stereo multisamples and

                   velocity crossfading.


    PCM Memory:

                  3.8 GB, 48kHz/16-bit linear equivalent

                  583 Multisamples (Including 12 Stereo multisamples)

                  2,080 Drumsamples (Including 474 Stereo Drumsamples)



                  OSC1 (Single); OSC1 + 2 (Double): Stereo multisamples are supported

                  8 velocity zones per oscillator with switching, crossfades and layers


                  Four types of filter routing (single, serial, parallel, 24 dB)

                  Two multi-mode filters per oscillator (low pass, high pass, band pass, band reject)


                  Per-voice nonlinear driver and low boost


                  Three bands, with sweepable mid


                  For each oscillator: two envelope generators (Filter & Amp)

                  Two LFOs

                  Two key tracking generators (Filter & Amp)

                  Two AMS mixers

                  Pitch EG

                  Common LFO

                  Two common key tracking generators


    Timbres: 16 maximum, each with split/layer/velocity switching with crossfading, plus modifications via Tone  

    Adjust function

    MIDI Controller Functionality: Customizable MIDI channel and Internal/External/Both settings per timbre

    Master Keyboard Functionality

    It’s available for controlling external MIDI devices

    Drum Kit:

    Stereo and mono drum samples

    8 velocity zones switch (crossfades and layers)


    Program: 640 preload, 768 total locations

    Combi: 288 preload, 512 total locations

    Drumkits: 32 preload, 48 total locations

    The number of Combination / Program / Drum Kit:

                   User: 512 Combination (288 Preload)

    User: 768 Program (640 Preload)

    User: 48 Drum Kit (32 Preload)

                   Preset: 256 GM2 Program + 9 GM2 Drums Program



    Insert Effects:

                  5 Insert Effects (stereo in/out)

                  2 Master Effects (stereo in/out)

                  1 Total Effect (stereo in/out)

    Timbre / Track EQ:

                  3-band EQ per timbre/track

    Effect Types:

     193, useable as Insert, Master, or Total effects. Note that a double-size effect cannot be used as  a total effect.


                  Dynamic Modulation, 2 Common LFO

    Effects Control Busses:

                  Stereo sidechain (Limiter, Gate, Vocoder, etc)

    Effect Preset:

                  32 preset per effect


    Polyphonic Arpeggiator

    Program Mode:

     Single polyphonic arpeggiator

    Combination, Sequencer Mode:

     Dual polyphonic arpeggiators

    Number of pattern:

     900 preload, 1028 total locations

     5 preset arpeggio patterns

    Drum Track

     637 preload, 1000 total locations

     Configurable Trigger Mode/Sync/Zone



                  16 MIDI tracks + 1 master track

    Number of Songs:

                  128 Songs


                  1/480 PPQ


                  40.00- 300.00 (1/100 BPM resolution)

    Maximum memory:

                  210,000 MIDI events

    Template Song:

                  16 preset / 16 user template songs

    Cue List function:

                  20 Cue Lists

     99 steps


                  605 Preset / 100 User patterns

    RPPR (Realtime Pattern Play and Recording):

                  1 pattern set per song


                   KORG (KROME) format, SMF format 0 and 1


                   Load, Save, Utility, data filer functionality (Save and Load MIDI System Exclusive Data)



    *Joystick, SW [1], SW [2]

    *Realtime Control

                   [SELECT] Switch:

                   REALTIME CONTROL (TONE, USER), ARP

                   4 Knobs;

                   REALTIME CONTROL: Real-time Modulation, Arpeggio control

    *Drum Track

                   [DRUM TRACK] Switch On/Off


                   [ARP] Switch On/Off


    User Interface


                   TouchView(tm) Graphical User Interface

                   7-inch color TFT LCD, 800 x 480 pixels

                   Onboard LCD brightness control

    Mode Switch:

                   [COMBI], [PROG], [SEQ], [GLOBAL], [MEDIA] switch

    VALUE controller:

                   [VALUE] Dial, [INC], [DEC] Switch, 10 key block ([0] - [9], [-], [.], [ENTER], [COMPARE])

    BANK Switch:

                   [A], [B], [C], [D], [E], [F] switch (in Combination mode, [A], [B], [C], [D] switch are available)

    SEQUENCER switch:

                   [PAUSE], [REW], [FF], [LOCATE], [REC], [START / STOP]


                   [TEMPO] knob, [TAP] switch


                   [PAGE] switch, [WRITE] switch, [EXIT] switch, [VOLUME] knob, Contrast knob




                   6.3mm (Mono) Phone jack, Unbalanced

      Output Impedance: 1100Ohm, 550Ohm with Mono output

      Maximum level: +16.0 [dBu], Load Impedance: more than 10Ohm.

    Headphone Output:

                   3.5mmStereo phone jack

      Output Impedance: 33Ohm

                   Maximum level: 60 + 60mW with 33Ohm load

    Control Input

                   DAMPER pedal (Half Damper supported)

                   ASSIGNABLE SWITCH

                   ASSIGNABLE PEDAL


                   IN/Manufacturer's Part Number

    Manufacturer Korg
    also known as Korg Krome-61 Key Music Workstation, Krome 61
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