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      Korg KROSS 2 Ex-Demo

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      The KROSS 2 is an ideal all in one synth workstation capable of professional quality sound reproduction, sequencing, audio playback, recording and much more. Our ex-demo model is perfect condition with full manufacture warranty, PSU and manuals.

      Main Features

      • Over 1000 high quality sounds
      • 128MB of expansion PCM memory is built-in with optional libraries supported
      • Selection of 134 high quality effects
      • Sampling functionality and 16 sampler pads
      • Easy to use panel layout and GUI
      • Realtime controls for instant sound modification and live control
      • Favorite function to save 128 of your favourite settings for instant recall
      • Instant layer/split facility
      • Battery powered option with up to seven hours of use on batteries
      • Beautiful ruberised matt black finish
      • Audio player/recorder
      • 16 Track sequencer + drum track and arpeggiator offering versatile song creation possibilities
      • Mic/ Line input
      • Acts as a USB audio interface 2in/ 2 out

      Techincal Specifications


      • Keyboard: 61 keys (velocity sensitive; after-touch not supported)

      Sound Engine

      • Maximum Polyphony: 120 voices (120 oscillators), single mode or 60 voices (60 oscillators), double mode
        * The actual maximum polyphony will vary depending on oscillator settings such as stereo multisamples and velocity crossfading.
      • Preset PCM Memory: Approximately 128 MB (calculated as 48 kHz / 16-bit linear PCM data equivalent)
        496 multisamples (including seven stereo), 1014 drumsamples (including 49 stereo)
      • Expansion PCM Memory: Approximately 128MB (*when converted to 48 kHz 16-bit linear PCM
        * Used when loading option PCM
      • Program

      • Oscillator: 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, 24 dB)
        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), and two AMS mixers. In addition, pitch EG, common LFO, and two common key tracking generators


      • Timbres: Up to 16 timbres, switchable via key zone or velocity zone, layer and crossfade supported, Tone Adjust function allows program settings to be offset
      • Master Keyboard functionality: These allow you to control external MIDI devices
      • Drumkits: Stereo and mono drumsamples. 4-way velocity switches with crossfades and adjustable crossfade shapes (Linear, Power, Layer).
      • The Number of Combinations/Programs/Drum Kits

      • User Combinations: 896 Combinations (384 Preload)
      • User Programs: 1280 Programs (768 Preload)
      • User Drum Kits: 58 Drum Kits (42 Preload)
      • Preset Programs: 265 Programs (256 GM2 Programs + 9 GM2 Drum Programs)
        * Total number of preload programs and preset programs:1,075 (810 preload programs, 265 preset programs


      • Number of memories: 128 (16 favorites 8 banks)


      • Insert effects: 5 Insert Effects In-line processing; stereo in - stereo out.
      • Master effects: 2 Master Effects Two effects sends; stereo in - stereo out.
      • Effects types: Total of 134 types (select from 74 types for insert effects, 101 types of master effect 1, and 120 types for master effect 2)
      • Modulation: Dynamic Modulation
      • Effects Control Bus: Stereo side-chaining for limiter, gates, vocoders, etc.

      Polyphonic arpeggiators

      • Program mode: One arpeggiator
      • Combination mode: Two arpeggiators
      • Sequencer modes: Two arpeggiators
      • Preset arpeggio patterns: UP, DOWN, ALT1, ALT2, RANDOM
      • User arpeggio patterns:
        Number of arpeggio patterns: 1280 (1024 preload)
        Number of tones: 12 tones,
        Number of steps: up to 64 steps

      Step sequencer

      • Program mode / Combination mode / Sequencer mode:
        Number of tones: 12 tones + 1 accent tone
        Number of steps: up to 64 steps
        * Can be created for each program, combination, and song.

      Drum Track

      • Preset Patterns: 772 patterns (Held in common with sequencer patterns.)
      • Other: Trigger Mode / Sync / Zone settings can be specified


      • Tracks: 16MIDI Tracks
      • Number of Songs: Up to 128 songs
      • Resolution: 1/480
      • Tempo: 40.00-300.00 (1/100 BPM resolution)
      • Maximum Memory: Up to 210,000 MIDI events
      • Counter: Measure/Beat/Tick
      • Template Song: 16 preset/16 user template songs
      • Preset Patterns: 772 patterns (shared with Drum Track patterns)
      • Format: KORG (KROSS) format, SMF format 0 and 1

      Pad Sampler

      • Specifications
        16 pads 8 banks
        Automatically saved on the SD card, and automatically loaded
        Up to four pads can play simultaneously
      • Recording format: PCM audio format 48 kHz/16-bit
      • Recording time: Up to approximately 14 seconds of stereo sample for each pad
      • Import: WAVE format, file name extension: .wav, 44.1 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/16-bit, stereo (* 44.1 kHz is automatically converted to 48 kHz)
      • Edit: Waveform display editing functionality, start address and looping settings etc., normalize and other editing operations

      Audio Recorder

      • Recording Format: PCM audio format 48kHz/16bit
      • Import: WAVE format (file name extension: wav ) 44.1kHz/16bit, 48kHz/16bit stereo
        * 44.1 kHz is automatically converted to 48 kHz
      • Export: WAVE format (file name extension: .wav) 48kHz/16bit, stereo
      • Recording Time: Maximum continuous recording time: 3 hours
        Depends on the SD card used; approximately 90 minutes per 1 GB
      • Number of Songs: Up to 200 songs
      • Number of overdub recordings: Depends on the remaining capacity of the SD card
      • Counter: Hour/Min/Sec
      • Pad audio play:
        16 pads 8 banks
        Directly play back data from SD card
        Multiple pads cannot be played simultaneously


      • File, Utility, Information, additional PCM data management functionality


    • General Control: Pitch bend wheel, Modulation wheel, SW1, SW2
    • Realtime Control: SELECT button, SWITCH button, KNOB1 knob, KNOB2 knob
    • Step Sequencer/Favorite/Pad Sampler/Pad Audio Play:
      Pads 1-16
      STEP SEQ ACTIVE button, Run button
      SAMPLER ACTIVE button, HOLD button
      AUDIO PLAY ACTIVE button
      BANK LEDA/B/C/D/E/F/G/H (also used by Step sequencer, Favorite, Pad Sampler, and Pad Audio Play)
    • Drum Track: DRUM TRACK button
    • Arpeggiator: ARP button
    • Audio Recorder: AUDIO REC button
    • User Interface

      • Display: 240 64 pixel LCD backlight, Adjustable contrast
      • Category: CATEGORY dial, VALUE dial
      • MODE: COMBI button, PROG button, SEQ (GLOBAL/MEDIA) button
      • Value Controllers: Cursor buttons, EXIT,ENTER, FUNCTION, PAGE-, PAGE+, MENU buttons
      • Sequencer: REC button, START/STOP button
      • Quick Layer Split: LAYER/SPLIT button
      • Other: VOLUME knob

      Control Input

      • Connections:
        DAMPER: (Supports piano-style half-damper pedals as well as standard foot switches)

      Audio Outputs (Analog)

      • Connectors: 6.3 mm (1/4") phone jacks(TS unbalanced)
      • Output Impedance: 1.1k ohm stereo, 550 ohm mono (L/Mono only)
      • Maximum Level: +10.0 dBu
      • Load Impedance: 10k ohm or greater
      • Controllable by the VOLUME knob
        Connectors: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini phone jack
        Output Impedance: 33 ohnm
        Maximum Level: 40 + 40 mW
        Controllable by the VOLUME knob

      Audio Inputs (Analog)

      • LINE IN:
        Connectors: 3.5 mm (1/8") stereo mini phone jack
        Input Impedance: 1.1k ohm
        Maximum Input Level: -42 to 0 dBu
      • MIC IN:
        Connectors: 6.3 mm (1/4") phone jacks(TS unbalanced)
        Input Impedance: 33 ohm
        Maximum Input Level: -48 to -6dBu
        Phantom power or plug-in power is not supported.


      • MIDI: IN, OUT
      • USB: USB connector TYPE B x 1, USB-MIDI interface, USB audio interface
      • SD Card Slot: One card slot
      • * Capacity recognized: SD memory cards up to 2 Gigabytes (GB). SDHC memory cards up to 32 Gigabytes (GB). SDXC memory cards are not supported.

      General Spec

      • Power: AC adaptor power supply DC 9V or AA alkaline batteries x 6, or nickel-metal hydride batteries x 6
      • Battery Life: AA alkaline batteries x 6: Approximately 6 hours
        AA nickel-metal hydride batteries (1900mAh) x 6: Approximately 7 hours
      • Power Consumption: 5 W
      • Dimensions (W x D x H): 935 mm 269 mm x 88 mm / 36.81" 10.59" 3.46"
      • Weight: 3.8 kg / 8.38 lbs (excluding batteries)
      • Included Items: AC adapter, Quick Start Guide

      Overview Video

      Established in 1983 A&C Hamilton Musical Instruments maintains a healthy balance of traditional business values with a keen sense for new business ideas. Getting new customers and keeping existing customers are equally important to us. As the internet has changed all our lives we continue to grow from strength to strength applying the tried and trusted methods of traditional retail sales to this new world of internet sales and store sales. The world is a smaller place but we are all still individuals within it. It is so much more fun selling to some one you can have a chat with, either email phone or in the shop than just sending boxes via couriers. Our company has a solid financial basis to trade and all premises are owned in full by the directors.

      Our Music Shop is on the outskirts of Preston with forecourt parking for 8 cars. Our closest town is Blackpool and nearby is Lytham St Annes. Blackburn and Southport are close by. Lancaster, Morecambe, Wigan, Burnley, Ormskirk, Bolton, Leigh, Accrington are also near me. Manchester Liverpool and Cumbria are around an hour away.

      Our Address is : A&C Hamilton Musical Instruments 946-950 Blackpool Road Lea Preston Lancashire PR2 1XN

      A&C Hamilton is registered in England and Wales 4931075. Registered office: 946-950 Blackpool Road, Lea, Preston, PR2 1XN. A&C Hamilton acts as a credit broker and only offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance. A&C Hamilton Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our registration number is 713396. Credit provided subject to age and status.

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