Korg has announced the KingKORG, a new analog modeling synthesizer.
Focused on live performance, it features Korg’s new XMT (Xpanded Modeling Technology) engine, with many types of oscillators and filters that can accurately model sought-after vintage analog synths.
With its controls laid out in easily identifiable sections, King Korg delivers the unique characteristics of a dedicated synthesizer, while remaining approachable to players who are new to synthesizers. It not only shines on stage with high quality sound, but also with a champagne gold finish befitting its royal name.
KingKORG features a 3-oscillator x 2-timbre design allows you to generate thick and rich sounds, plus a newly developed XMT modeling sound engine.
- A full-fledged, 61-key analog modeling synthesizer designed for live performance.
- Powerful oscillators that are understandable to the beginner, yet satisfying for the expert.
- Modeling filters that reproduce the sound of classic instruments.
- Three master effect sections (each with six effect types) add the finishing touch to your sound.
- Vacuum tube driver circuit adds rich overtones and powerful distortion.
- New panel layout designed for intuitive operation.
- CV/GATE OUT jack lets you control a Korg monotribe or MS-20.
- Support for librarian software that lets you manage programs.
The KingKORG will be available February 2013 for a street price of $1299 USD.