Korg Krome 73- Key Workstation Keyboard & Synthesizer
KROME, the best-selling synth focused on packing the most usable sounds into an easy to use platform, has received a major refresh. Updated to meet the needs of the current music scene, KROME EX has a special emphasis on sounds that can immediately fit into productions of all types.
In addition to standard sounds that will never grow old, KROME EX provides numerous new programs and PCM data, including piano programs prepared specifically for this product. This instrument provides high-quality and immediately-usable sounds that take full advantage of the KROME’s high performance specs. The new body also features a newly revamped build and look to accompany the new sounds.
A music workstation for gigging musicians and producers of all stripes. The KROME EX.
Semi Weighted Keyboard. Velocity sensitive is supported, after touch is not supported.
Standard C1 – C7 (transposable in the range [C0…C6]-[C2…C8])
EDS-XEnhanced 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, velocity crossfading and whether you are using mono or stereo multisamples. PCM Memory 4 GB (In case of 48 kHz, 16-bit Linear PCM converted)
728 multisamples (including 44 Stereo multi-samples)
2,502 drumsamples (including 574 Stereo Drumsamples )
Program Oscillator OSC1 (Single); OSC1 + 2 (Double): Stereo multisamples are supported 8 velocity zones per oscillator with switching, crossfades and layers Filters Four types of filter routing (single, serial, parallel, 24 dB). Two multi-mode filters per oscillator (low pass, high pass, band pass, band reject) Driver Per-voice nonlinear driver and low boost EQ Three bands, with sweepable mid Modulation For each oscillator, two envelope generators (Filter and Amp), two LFOs, two key tracking generators (Filter and Amp), two AMS mixers, Pitch EG, Common LFO, two common key tracking generators Combination Timbre Number Max 16. For each Timbre, keyboard and velocity split/layer/crossfades.
Modifications to the program settings via the Tone Adjust function.
Drum Kit Stereo and mono drum samples. 8 velocity zones switch (crossfades and layers)
The number of Combination / Program / Drum Kit User Combination 768 Combination (512 Preload) User Program 1536 Program (896 Preload) User Drum Kit 80 Drum Kit (48 Preload) Preset Program 256 GM2 Program + 9 GM2 Drums Program
Insert Effects 5 Insert Effects (stereo in/out) Master Effects 2 Master Effects (stereo in/out) Total Effect 1 Total Effect (stereo in/out) Timbre / Track EQ 3-band EQ per in 1 Timbre / in 1 Track Effect Types 193 types (Usable as insert, master, or total effects. However, double-size effects cannot be used as a total effect.) Modulation Dynamic Modulation, 2 Common LFO Effects Control Busses Stereo side chain (Limiter, Gate, Vocoder etc.) Effect Preset 32 preset per effect
Program Mode 1 unit Combination, Sequencer Mode 2 units are available Number of pattern 5 preset Arpeggio pattern, 1,088 User Arpeggio pattern (960 Preload)
Preset Patterns 710 patterns (Common with the preset pattern of the Sequencer mode) User Patterns 1,000 patterns (Pattern created in Sequencer mode can be converted to drum track user pattern) Others Configurable Trigger Mode / Sync / Zone
Tracks 16-track + 1 master track Number of Songs 128 Songs Resolution =1480 Tempo 40.00 – 300.00 (1/100 BPM resolution) Maximum memory 210,000 MIDI events Template Songs 16 preset / 16 user template songs Cue List function 20 Cue List
Songs can be arranged consecutively or repeatedly in up to 99 steps, a cue list can be converted back into a song. Pattern / RPPR (Realtime Pattern Play and Recording) 710 Preset / 100 User pattern (Per song). 1 pattern set per song Format KORG(KROME) format, SMF format 0 and 1
Load, Save, Utility, Data filer functionality (Save and Load MIDI System Exclusive Data)
Controllers Joystick, SW , SW 
Realtime Control [SELECT] Switch: TONE, USER, ARP 4 Knobs: Modulation, User, Arpeggio control
Drum Track [DRUM TRACK] Switch: On/Off Arpeggiator [ARP] Switch: On/Off
Display Touch view graphical User Interface, 7 -inch Color TFT LCD, 800 x 480 pixel, Onboard LCD brightness control Mode Switches [COMBI], [PROG], [SEQ], [GLOBAL], [MEDIA] Switch VALUE controllers [VALUE] Dial, [INC], [DEC] Switches, 10 key block ( – , [-], [.], [ENTER], [COMPARE]) BANK Switches [A], [B], [C], [D], [E], [F] switches (in Combination mode, [A], [B], [C], [D] switches are available) SEQUENCER switches [PAUSE][REW][FF][LOCATE][REC][STARTSTOP] TEMPO TEMPO Others [PAGE] switch, [WRITE] switch, [EXIT] switch, [VOLUME] knob, Contrast knob
AUDIO OUTPUT, LMONO, R 6.3mm (Mono) Phone jack, Unbalanced.
Output Impedance: 1.1[k] (L / Mono terminal: in case of Mono output, = 550).
Maximum level: +16.0 [dBu], Load Impedance: more than 10 [k]. Headphone Output 3.5mmStereo phone jack.
Output Impedance: 33.
Maximum level: 60 + 60 [mW] (In case of 33 Loaded)
DAMPER (Half Damper supported), ASSIGNABLE SWITCH, ASSIGNABLE PEDAL
MIDI IN, OUT USB USB-MIDI Interface (TYPE B) x 1 SD Card Slot Max 2 GB / SD Memory Card is supported
Max: 32 GB/ SDHC Memory Card is supported (SDXC Memory Card is not supported)
Power Power supply (DC12V 3.5A), POWER switch Power Consumption 13W
KROME EX-73: 1,191 mm 313 mm 93 mm / 46.89 x 12.32 x 3.66 inches
KROME EX-73: 8.2kg / 18.08 lbs.
Accessories (sold separately)
Keyboard stand Standard-S-ABK (for 61 key model)
Standard-M-SV (for 73 key model)
Standard-L-SVL-ABK (for 88 key model) Soft shell cases SC-KINGKORG/KROME (for 61 key model)
SC-KROME 73 (for 73 key model)
SC-KROSS2 88/KROME 88 (for 88 key model) Expression/volume pedal XVP-20 Foot controller EXP-2 Damper pedal DS-1H Pedal switch PS-1