Melville, NY – March 29th, 2016
Korg’s Kronos is now available with a Light-Touch keyboard, packing the power of a full-sized performance synth and a responsive action into a 40-pound package. Equipped with nine sound engines, up to 16 simultaneous effects, and 16 part combinations, the Kronos LS offers everything it’s fully-weighted counterparts do, with a newly designed action that lends to any playing style.
Kronos LS also ships with the most recent operating system, offering new Quick Layer/Split via the large, color Touchscreen. Splits and Layers can also be saved on the spot into a Combination, saving players considerable editing time and providing more flexibility for live situations.
“The new Light-Touch key bed is incredibly responsive, and allows for gestures that might be difficult or uncomfortable on a fully-weighted action,” exclaims James Sajeva, Director of Technology Brands at Korg USA. “It also brings the weight of an 88-note Kronos down considerably. It's really a great blend of portability and playability,” Sajeva concludes.
The new Kronos LS encompasses a wide array of sounds and options, perfect for any type of musician. Literally thousands of single and layered/split sounds are available, all searchable by name and category, and all assignable to the easy to manage Set List mode.
The Kronos LS touts a new dark umber brushed aluminum panel and beautifully crafted two-tone burst wood side panels, available in April 2017 for $3499.99. For more information, visit www.korg.com.
KRONOS LS shares all specifications and features with KRONOS2-88 outside of keyboard type, weight and dimensions.
For information on KRONOS’ nine engines, audio, sequencings and sampling capabilities, real-time control, KARMA and more, visit:
Keyboard: LS keyboard (Velocity-sensitive Semi-Weighted Keyboard)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 1,426 mm x 364 mm x 134 mm/56.14” x 14.33” x 5.28”
Weight: 17.8 kg. /39.24 lbs.
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