KORG debuts the newest High Performance Arranger in the acclaimed Pa-Series of Professional Arrangers, the Pa1000. The Pa1000 has plenty of new sounds (featuring Defined Nuance Control for enhanced realism) which keep performances fresh and exciting, as well as an enormous expanded range of styles covering music genres from all over the world. Combine this with powerful performance functionality, an intuitive user interface and rich, sculpted sound and you have an Arranger for the most discerning and demanding player.
The Pa1000 sound engine uses four times the PCM memory of the best-selling Pa900 and extends the amount of User PCM memory to 600MB using compression. The number of User Style locations has also expanded to a maximum of 1,152 which will cover almost every style imaginable. The improved built-in speaker system produces a strong, full-bodied sound that’s enhanced by standard features such as the TC Helicon Vocal Harmonizer, a Dual MP3 player & recorder, and the Dual Crossfade Sequencer. Video output is standardized, so your audience can sing along to the onscreen lyrics. The Pa1000 packs all this in a high‐quality case with aluminium inserts in the side-panels of an elegant chassis to provide a prestigious look on any stage!
Totally new is the addition of KAOSS FX, which give you creative control on your performance. From subtle morphing between Variations and Drum Kit types, fine mixing between accompaniment Sounds, live reshaping of ongoing rhythms, to the most radical note-crunching effects used by countless DJs, tape delay and arpeggios, you can add ‘liquid mixing’ to any Style or MIDI Song with the aid of easy-to-use computer-assisted composition features. Push the boundaries of your musicality!
With more power than ever before and numerous long-awaited new features, the Pa1000 sets a new standard for arranger workstations. A massive leap forward from the legendary and best selling Pa900, KORG has raised the bar of excellence by offering newer, even more realistic sounds and powerful new features, delivered in a slim and professional looking design, at an even more affordable price.
KORG is responsible for the most successful and respected arranger keyboards in the world. Used by countless professional musicians in every country around the world, KORG arrangers have thrilled audiences and delighted players everywhere with the magic combination of unbeatable sound quality and features. KORG Technology blends this great KORG history with powerful new technology and ideas from musicians around the world to deliver a new standard in arrangers. The result is a musical powerhouse that packages technological magic into a cool and user friendly design: the KORG Pa1000.
The 61-key keyboard offers a semi-weighted action, feels just right, features naturally responsive key-on/key-off velocity sensitivity and aftertouch, and is designed for musicians of all levels.
The Pa1000 has been designed with the concept of combining a slim profile with a professional motif. The 2x33 Watt amplifiers drive the 4 loudspeakers in a bass-reflex enclosure to generate a rich, full-bodied listening experience. The main panel has been optimized to ensure that all controls are ergonomically positioned and intuitively located to make every performance feel smooth and natural. Big, bright, and bold, the new capacitive TouchView display hosts a redesigned graphical interface that is easier than ever to read, even under the most demanding lighting environments.
The Pa1000 relies on KORG’s advanced EDS-X (Enhanced Definition Synthesis-eXpanded) sound engine, and comes complete with over 1,750 ready-to-play sounds. This realistic collection offers a vast gathering of classic and contemporary keyboards, band and orchestral instruments, plus electronic and acoustic instruments—from techno to folk. Included are two new multi-layer stereo grand piano (with damper and body resonance), plus electric pianos from the acclaimed KORG SV-1 Stage Piano.
The digital drawbar organ includes key on/off noises, leakage, and Rotary Speaker emulation. In addition, the Pa1000 has been equipped with new wind instruments, strings, basses—even acoustic and electric guitars. Sounds have been painstakingly captured using state-of-the-art methods that allow the finest of details to be accurately reproduced.
Up to 600 MB (compressed PCM User memory) are available, so custom sounds can be added easily. The General MIDI (GM) sound bank has been improved for better compatibility with GM files. The Pa1000 can also load/import KORG, WAV, AIFF, SoundFont™ formats and export in WAV or AIFF. Sounds can be fully edited, and can now use up to 24 oscillators for each note!
|Keyboard||61 semi-weighted keys (C2 – C7) with velocity and aftertouch|
|System||Upgradable operating system, Multitasking, Load while play|
|Sound Generator||EDS-X (Enhanced Definition Synthesis – eXpanded)
Filters with resonance, 3-band EQ on each Sound
|Polyphony||128 voices, 128 oscillators|
|Effects||Accompaniment/Song: 2 insert effects; 2 master effects (148 types)
Keyboard Sounds 1 insert effect; 2 master effects (148 types)
Final mastering effects Limiter, Master EQ
Voice Processor EQ, Compressor, Gate, 3-voice Harmonizer (or Double), 2 x FX. Harmonizer, Double: Technology by TC•Helicon®
Presets More than 30 Factory, 64 User
Guitar Processor 3 x FX. Presets: 45 Factory, 64 User
|Sounds / Drum Kits||Factory More than 1,750 Factory Sounds, including two multilayer Stereo Pianos with damper and body resonance, GM/XG sound sets and 107 Drum Kits
User 512 Sounds, 256 Drum Kits
Digital Drawbars 9 footages, percussion, key on/off, leakage, rotary speaker effect; DNC (Defined Nuance Control) Technology, Natural Ambience Drums Full Sounds/Drum Kits editing
|User PCM Sample memory||300 MB compressed (equivalent to 600 MB linear data)
Loads KORG, WAV, AIFF and SoundFont™ formats
Saves KORG, WAV and AIFF formats
Full Edit, Time Slice, Sampling
|Factory||More than 430 Factory Styles, freely reconfigurable sets|
|User||1,152 locations, including User and Direct banks Eight Accompaniment tracks, 4 Keyboard Sets, 4 Pads per Style; Style Settings (Sounds and Arranger parameters) on each Style
Guitar Mode 2, Parallel and Fixed NTT (Note Transposition Table)
Style/Pad Record with Step Record, Track and Event Edit
Style Creator Bot (MIDI Song to Style Converter)
|Style Controls||3 Intros, 4 Variations, 4 Fills, Break, 3 Endings, Synchro Start, Synchro Stop, Tap Tempo/Reset, Bass Inversion, Auto Fill, Manual Bass, Memory, Accompaniment Mute, Drum Mapping, Snare & Kick Designation, Style to Keyboard Set Mode|
|Chord Sequencer||Chord Sequence recorder and player in Style Play mode
Chord Sequences can be saved to Style and SongBook Entries
|MP3 Player / Recorder||Double MP3 Player and MP3 Recorder
Transpose (+6/-5 semitones), Tempo change (±30%)
Records MP3 files, including Styles, MIDI Songs, MP3 Songs, Keyboard Sounds, Pads, Microphone, Guitar, Effects, KAOSS Effects
|Sequencer||Quick Record (Backing Sequence), Multitrack and Step Record functions
Full-featured sequencer, 16 tracks, Up to 200,000 events, SMF (MID) native format
|SongBook||Fully programmable music database, based on Styles, MIDI Songs (MID and KAR files), MP3 Songs, with automatic selection of Style Play and Song Play modes
User definable Set Lists, with Entries selectable from the control panel
Filtering and sorting options
|Controls||Master Volume, Fade In/Out, Keyboard-Acc/Song Balance, Ensemble, Octave Transpose, Master Transpose, Quarter Tone and Arabic Scale memorized inside Keyboard Sets, Joystick, Audio In Volume, Mic FX Level, Harmony/Double On/Off, Mic/Guitar Preset, Audio In Mute ,2 Assignable Knobs, 3 Assignable Switches, Tempo +/-, Tempo Lock, Metronome On/Off, Dial, Search, Shift, Chord Scan (Lower, Upper), Split, Track Select, Record
Virtual Quarter Tone SubScale Keypad, 4 x Scale Presets
|Audio Inputs||Line (Left/Right) 1/4” jacks, +20dBm, 12k Ohm
Mic/Guitar (Left) 1/4” jack, with Gain control (0 — +40dB)
12k Ohm (Mic) / 500k Ohm (Guitar)
|Audio Outputs||Left/Right 1/4” jack, +21dBm, 0.003% THD+N@+18dBm
Headphone output 1/4” jack, 16-200 Ohms (50 Ohms suggested)
|Speakers||2 x 100 mm woofers in bass reflex box, 2 x 25 mm dome tweeters|
|USB||Type A HOST, for memory and controllers x 2 (front/rear)
Type B DEVICE, for personal computers and tablets x 1 (rear) 2.0 Hgh-Speed connections (480 Mbit/s).
|Storage||960 MB USB external drives (drive not included)
microSD card (not included); rear panel slot with plastic cover
|Display||7” Wide capacitive color TouchView™ TFT display – Manual tilt system|
|Video Out||RCA connector|
|Clock||Internal System Clock|
|Power Consumption||100–240 Volts, 50/60 Hz, 25 Watt normal / 0.3 Watt in standby|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||1030 x 378.3 x 133 mm / 40.55" x 14.89" x 5.36" (without music stand; height with music rest: 355.8 mm / 14”)|
|Weight||10.75 kg / 23.7 lbs|
|Included Items||AC Power Cable, Music Stand, Quick Guide manual|
|Accessories||EXP-2 Foot Controller, XVP-10 Expression/Volume Pedal
DS-1H Damper Pedal (supports half-pedaling)
PS-1, PS-3 Pedal Switch
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