Korg announced the Pa3X, a professional arranger workstation, at the Winter NAMM Show 2011.
Here’s the company’s official intro video from the show.
- Enhanced RX (Real eXperience) sound engine offers improved realism and new vivid sound, including pianos borrowed from the acclaimed Korg SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano, plus Ambience Drums .
- Massive internal ROM – plus up to 256 MB of user PCM data (equivalent to 512 MB, when calculated as 16-bit linear data) –provides an extraordinarily powerful wave memory, delivering the best sound quality possible.
- Three assignable switches, a four-way joystick, and our unique ribbon strip ensure total control for the many available levels of sound articulation (DNC) .
- Choose either 61 keys or 76 semi–weighted keys; both with velocity and aftertouch.
- Elegantly designed and reliable aluminum cabinet.
- TouchView™ TFT display; 76-key model features a motorized tilting display.
- Professional graphic interface with new Search facility for quickly locating musical resources.
- PaAS High-fidelity, optional amplification/speaker bar with Korg’s own Easy Connect system (no support, cables, or additional power supply needed) .
- Self-refreshing PCM Data memory backup – supported by our own Intelligent Re-Charge system – ensures fast startup.
- Improved Style and Performance selection, Over 400 factory Styles; each with 4 variations and 4 Fill Ins + Break, plus 15 user banks for unlimited storage of your favorite customized or user created Styles and settings.
- Enhanced Guitar Mode 2 for even more realistic guitar parts.
- Chord Sequencer function records any chord progression on-the-fly.
- Up to 8 Stereo Effects at once, including flexible Master and Insert routing for Styles and songs. New Vintage Effects from the acclaimed SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano.
- New TC-Helicon ® Vocal Processor (VoiceLive2 derived) with dedicated professional effects.
- Adaptive Mic Setting provides a virtual sound engineer to automatically set the best EQ/Compressor/Gate settings for your voice.
- Professional Final Mastering tools from “Waves Audio” plugins “MaxxAudio ™ ” suite.
- New Double MP3/MIDI files player and recorder with Advanced Vocal Remover.
- Enhanced compatibility with Lyrics in graphical format (+G) for MIDI files and MP3 files.
- New Audio Chord Detection function that automatically extracts chords to send to the Vocal Processor from MP3 files.
- Enhanced sound compatibility for GM songs.
- Multi-language extended character set. Lyrics can be showed in their original languages (except the Oriental and the Arabic Languages, check for the available languages).
Pricing and availability is TBA.