Korg PA800 EX OVERVIEW
Its a dream comes true to all-oriental and Middle Eastern musicians. You spoke we listened and here is the outcome.
The Korg PA 800 EX Oriental is finally here, a unique strong arranger keyboard that combines, delivers both quality and versatility in live and studio performances.
Finally, the new Oriental Professional Generation from Korg is born, KORG PA800EX is now here to emphasize musician dreams.
KORG PA800 EX BENEFITS
The successful key Elements of this new arranger are the flexibility and simplicity in live music use with maintaining the most cutting edge technology.
A new quality standard is been used in this keyboard to delivers most realistic sounds on stage in addition to more than 400 custom styles onboard that fits most of oriental modern and folk (shaaby) music performances.
There has being major edits done on this KORG PA800 EX to simplify tasks and shortcuts while performing live on stage to make the musician life easier, a one simple screen mode is been added to help musicians control and view oriental sounds and styles and their related controls in one page.
KORG PA800 EX LIBRARY UPDATE
This keyboard will have an excellent follow up on the latest songs released, a permanent styles/ sounds updates that keep oriental musicians updated with Latest hits and music trends.
Everything you need from sounds, styles, features and options are covered and introduced in a very simple professional way, so keep your mind free, focus on your next music hits and everything else is ready for you in just a press of a button.
KORG PA800 EX MAIN DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STANDARD VERSION AND EX VERSION
An easy access to styles, sounds , tempo and transpose in a one friendly-use screen, this feature is most need on stage and it is rarely found on arranger keyboards
An one touch oriental scale conversion with three register memories, you will never miss a scale conversion when it is needed thru this wide easy screen access.
This feature is very esential when it comes to sounds enhancement on stage, with the three settings it gives higher dynamic and clarity to the outputed signal.
A professional team working hard to delivers the largest library even done on a keyboard covering shaaby and modern styles in addition to most oriental songs performed on stage.
PA800 EX have an improved OS compairing to PA800 VER Many bugs and function that was not friendly with our stage uses are been changed , tweaked and simplified.
In order to save this huge oriental library from not being shared properly KORG have been implemented a special protection that avoid any possible piracy.
KORG PA800 EX STYLE FOCUS!
There about 240 styles ready for use , these covers all musicians needs and styles here a highlight on most used styles.
12 X 10 banks a total of 120 styles each bank have a set of most used style
covering saidy,macksoum,laf,katakofti,hajaa,ayoub,soudassi, baladi,wehda,shaftatali and many more
Each set have same hanks and mixing where you can change between it with no ambiance difference
Styles genre covers most modern oriental music in addition to shaaby,Khaligy and there more will be added to the keyboard later
Each style have it own Pad where you can sync on the fly with more percussion flavors , takassim and fills
Roland G-800 oriental rhythms are included
Advanced arrangmenent including guitar are been carefully implemented to the styles to add a new level of ambiance at stage
Styles introduction buttoms have highly ambient arbaat (fills ) , some of styles Ending bottoms is been used to add more fills to the styles
Most of immrotal oriental songs are composed and included as style patterns
Latest oriental songs are also included near same to quality cd
KORG PA800 EX SOUND FOCUS!
320 oriental sound performances loaded onboard
Korg have a sophisticated synthesis producing a rish sounds envelope and
A full set of oriental acoustic sound are implemented covering :
oud, Kanoun, Saz, Bozok, accordeon, Nay, Kawala, Migwiz and many more..
A good range of electric sounds are been implemented with aftertouch response
KOrg V3 shaaby sounds are been implemented with same
synthesis , techniques and sound samples
Shaaby fills covering sounds and styles are also included in the sound banks
Gem S2 , Roland G-800 and Roland HS are been also added to the sound banks
Each sounds have it own effects and osscilators not like other arranger
keyboard all sounds share same effects
stereo sampled KAMANJAT is also implemented
KORG PA800 EX MAIN SPECIFICATION
Keyboard: 61 keys with Velocity and Aftertouch
System: RX (Real eXperience) Technology
OPOS (Objective Portable Operating System) Multitasking (Load while play feature)
Upgradable Operative System
SSD Solid State Disk
Tone Generator: KORG HI Synthesis (Hyper Integrated)
120 Voices, 120 Oscillators
Filters with Resonance
EQ for each track
Effects: 4 Stereo Digital Multi-Effect systems
124 Effects types plus VOCODER
Voice Processor Technology by TC Helicon: Three-part Harmonizer, Reverb, Delay, Compressor, EQ
Sounds & Drum Kits: More than 950, including a Stereo Piano and GM Level 2 compatible Sounds, 64 Drum Kits
User area: 256 Sounds, 64 Drum Kits
Digital Drawbars: 8 Footages
Realtime control: Assignable Sliders
Full editing of Sounds and Drum Kits
Sampling: Record, Edit, Time Slice, Load/Import of Korg, Wav, Aiff and Akai files
Export of Wav and Aiff files
PCM RAM Memory: 64 MB standard
Styles: More than 400 preloaded Styles, SSD-resident, freely reconfigurable
Up to 960 available Style locations including the Favorite banks
Eight Style tracks, 4 Single Touch Settings and one Style Performance per Style
Compatible with old "i-Series" and Pa series Style format
Style Record with Step Record, Track and Event Edit functions
Style controls: 4 Variations, 3 Fills, 3 Intros, 3 Endings, Synchro Start/Stop, Tap Tempo/Reset, Fade In/Out, Bass Inversion, Manual Bass, Tempo Lock, Memory, Accompaniment/Real Time Track Balance Volume, Accompaniment Mute, Drum Mapping, Snare & Kick Designation, Single Touch
Performance/STS: 320 Realtime Performance locations
STS: Memorize Realtime tracks and Voice Processor settings, up to 4 x 960 Styles, up to 4 x SongBook entries
Realtime Tracks: Four Keyboard tracks (Upper 1, 2, 3, Lower)
4 Pad tracks
Song Play: Patented XDS Crossfade Dual Sequencer player
2 Sequencers with separate Select, Start/Stop, Home, Rewind and Fast Forward controls
Lyrics data can be displayed on-screen, or on an external video monitor (with VIF4 option installed)
Compatible with (formats 0 and 1)
Sequencer: Quick Record (Backing Sequence), Multitrack and Step Record functions
Up to 200,000 events
SMF native format
SongBook: Fully programmable music database, based on Styles, SMF, Karaoke with automatic selection of Style Play and Song Play modes
User-definable custom lists
Compatibility: "i-Series" models: Styles
Pa series: Style, Performance, Program/Sound, Song, SongBook
Multi Pad: 4 Assignable Pads + Stop Button.
Pad Record function
Help System: Hypertextual, Contextual, Multilingual
General Controls: Master Volume, Real Time-Acc/Seq Balance Volume, Ensemble, Octave Transpose, Master Transpose, Style Change, Quarter Tone and Arabic Scale memorized inside Performance/STS
Realtime controllers: Joystick (pitch + modulation), 2 Assignable Sliders, 2 Assignable Switches, Dial, Up/+, Down/-
Control Inputs: Damper Pedal (Support Half-Pedaling), Assignable Pedal/Switch, EC-5 (Programmable Multi-Switches)
Analog Output: Unbalanced Jack Left/Mono, Right, Out 1, Out 2, Headphones
Analog Input: 2 Unbalanced/Balanced (automatic switch) Jack Line In with separate Gain control
MIDI: In, Out, Thru standard MIDI connectors
USB MIDI using the USB Device port
Individual track assignment
8 user definable MIDI Setups
USB: 2 Host Front/Rear (2.0 Hi Speed) and 1 Device Rear (1.1 Full Speed) connections
Hard Disk: Optional 2.5" ATA Hard Disk Drive
CD Player/Writer - Floppy Disk: Optional standard USB CD-Drives to be connected to USB Host port
Display: 320 x 240 pixels, Color TouchView Graphic Touch Screen
Amplification: 2 x 22 W
4 Speakers (10 cm Woofers + Tweeters)
2 way in Bass Reflex Box
Consumption: 40 Watt
Dimensions: 1110 (W) x 338 (D) x 180 (H) MM
43.7" (W) x 13.3" (D) x 7.1" (H) inch without music stand
Weight: 13.29kg / 29.3 lbs
Accessories: Manual, AC Power Cable, Music Stand, CD-Rom