Korg NAUTILUS Synthesizer Workstation

Korg introduced the Nautilus Synthesizer Workstation. The new synth workstation promising the power of its Kronos keyboard in a more streamlined package, and is designed for performers, producers and songwriters.

The Nautilus features 9 different synth engines and comes with more than 2,200 sounds, some of which are entirely new, and is available with 88-key which includes Korg’s RH3 hammer-action keyboard, or with 73-key or 61-key models offer a ‘Natural Touch’ semi-weighted synthesizer action.

Besides all 9 of Kronos engines are featured, there are enhanced SGX-2 Grand Piano and HD-1 High Definition PCM synthesizer engines. Other features include sampling, HD audio recording and effects processing, and there is a 7-inch touchscreen – complete with gesture support to enable you to keep track of what is going on. Real-time controllers include a four-way joystick, vector joystick, ribbon control, a dedicated dynamics knob and customizable buttons.

There are 3 pillars to the Nautilus soundset. The Standard sounds cover the classics – acoustic and electric pianos, orchestral instruments, guitars and bass guitars like, the Current sounds make use of the modelling synthesis and PCM engines to give you contemporary synth, drum and effect patches. And there are the Unique sounds – the likes of phrase loops that follow tempo, esoteric pianos and found percussion. And are three ‘pillars’ to the Nautilus soundset. The Standard sounds cover the classics – acoustic and electric pianos, orchestral instruments, guitars and bass guitars, for example – while the Current sounds make use of the modelling synthesis and PCM engines to give you contemporary synth, drum and effect patches. The Unique sounds – the likes of phrase loops that follow tempo, esoteric pianos and found percussion. Apart from that, speaking of pianos, Korg says that Nautilus has more types than any other keyboard product. You get the Grand and Upright varieties from the Kronos and Grandstage, plus the EX piano libraries and a new piano.

Additionally, each Nautilus program can contain a two-part split/layer and a drum track, and there is also a 16-part Combination Mode. Polyphony is 240 notes, with Korg’s Dynamic Polyphony Allocation and Smooth Sound Transition technologies promising uninterrupted performance and sound switching. A dual polyphonic arpeggiator and customisable Setlist mode are available as well and you get 16 effects and 32 EQs, with a dozen inserts.

The 3 Nautilus models to be released in early 2021, with prices set at $2,700 for the 88-key model, $2,400 for the 73-key model and $2,000 for the 61-key model.

 

 


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  1. admin said

    am November 16 2020 @ 3:58 pm

    Use it for live performance and in the studio

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