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Korg KROME 88 88-Key Music Workstation Synth


Condition: New
Price: $1,599.00

On Stage. On the Go. On Top. 

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
Available in 61, 73, and 88 key models.

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. 


  • 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
  • 1,077 Multisamples (Including 7 Stereo multisamples)
  • 1,609 Drumsamples (Including 116 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:
               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)
               [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
               USB-MIDI Interface (TYPE B) x 1

SD Card Slot

               Max: 2 GB / SD memory card

  Max: 32 GB/ SDHC memory card

  Note: SDXC memory cards are not supported.

               Power supply (DC12V 3.5A), POWER switch
Dimensions (W x D x H)
KROME-61 = 40.43 x 12.32 x 3.66 inches / 1,027 × 313 × 93 mm
KROME-73 = 46.89 x 12.32 x 3.66 inches / 1,191 × 313 × 93 mm
KROME-88 = 57.01 x 15.08 x 5.16 inches / 1,448 × 383 × 131 mm
KROME-61 = 15.87 lbs. / 7.2 kg
KROME-73 = 18.08 lbs. / 8.2 kg
KROME-88 = 32.41 lbs. / 14.7 kg
Power Consumption
  13 W


               AC Adapter
Quick Start Guide
Accessory Disc (Operation Guide PDF, Parameter Guide PDF, Video Manual)
XVP-10: Expression/Volume pedal
EXP-2: Foot Controller
DS-1H: Damper Pedal
PS-1, PS-3: Pedal Switch
PC System Requirements for Krome Editor/Plug-In Editor
   Windows Vista SP2 and later (32- and 64-bit, all editions),

   Windows 7 (all editions, including 64-bit)


                USB port required

                Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
                USB port required

PC System Requirements for Krome Editor/Plug-In Editor
   Windows Vista SP2 and later (32- and 64-bit, all editions),

   Windows 7 (all editions, including 64-bit)

                 Intel Pentium 4/ Greather than 1 gHz, later Core Duo recommended.

                 More than 512MB (Greater than 1 GB recommended)
                 1,024x768, at least 16-bit color
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