Korg PS60 61 Key Performance Synth  

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Premium sounds and professional effects in an easy-to-use package.

The Korg PS60 is an affordable synth designed for the gigging&mndash;or soon to be gigging” musician. With performance convenience as a goal, the engineers behind the Korg PS60 keyboard made sure the needs of the on-stage musician remained front and center. Above the responsive, semi-weighted 61-key keyboard, you'll find dedicated controls, an ample backlit display, all organized for ease of use. The intuitive, realtime controls”even the sounds themselves”were created with the performer in mind, and Korg has optimized them for the unique challenges and immediacy of playing in a live environment.

Lightweight, stylish and portable, the Korg PS60 synth travels comfortably from home, to rehearsal, and to center stage. Its an ideal instrument for vocalists, guitarists, bass players, sax players, basically anyone who wishes to cover a few keyboard parts while expanding their audio arsenal.

  • Great-feeling, responsive, semi-weighted 61-key Natural Touch keyboard
  • 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 on the fly
  • 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)
  • Accessories:
  • 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

Give your live performance a boost with this mobile 61-note Korg synth. Order today.


PS60 61 Key Performance Synth Specifications:

  • PCM: 49MB (when calculated as 16-bit linear data), 136 multisamples (including 7 stereo)
    Performances: 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
    Audition Riff function: 383 audition riffs

    Sound Engine:
    Synthesis: EDS-i (Enhanced Definition Synthesis-integrated)
    Polyphony: 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)

    User Performances: 20 performances; 15 preload
    User Prog: 512 prog; 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, 24dB), 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

    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

    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: 6.3mm monaural phone jack (unbalanced), Output impedance= 1.1kOhm stereo; 550Ohm mono (L/Mono only), Maximum level= +10.0dBu (Standard), Load impedance 10kÎ or greater
    Headphones: 3.5mm 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

    USB: 1 USB (TYPE B), USB-MIDI interface
    Power: AC adapter Power supply connector (DC 9V 1700mA), POWER switch

    Dimensions (WxDxH): 36.41" x 11.45" x 3.54"
    Weight: 10.14lb.
    Power Consumption: 6W

    KORG USB-MIDI driver Operating requirements
    Computer: 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)

    Computer: USB port required
    Operating system: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later

    PS60 Editor and PS60 Plug-In Editor Operating requirements
    Computer: A computer that meets the operating requirements of Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, and is equipped with a USB port
    CPU: Intel Pentium III / 1 GHz or better, Pentium D or Core, Duo or better is recommended
    Memory: 512MB or more (1GB or more is recommended)
    Monitor: 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

    CPU: Apple G4 800 MHz or better (Intel Mac is supported), G5 or Core Duo or better is recommended
    Memory: 512MB or more (1GB or more is recommended)
    Monitor: 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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