The Pa5X 88 is an 88 keys (A0 – C8) hammer action with aftertouch arranger workstation. The Pa5X is the flagship in the KORG Professional Arranger lineup, redefining an arranger keyboard. Completely redesigned with a state-of-the-art sound engine and a streamlined color-driven user interface, Pa5X produces a stunningly rich and unique sonic experience that inspires you to create and perform!
Korg Pa5X88 88 Key Arranger Workstation Features
- Premium Quality and Elegant Design
- Modern and Streamlined User Interface
- Stunningly rich sound-engine: EDS-XP
- Real-time controllers
- Advanced chord recognition, and a library full of chord sequences
- Smooth transition between Sounds, Styles and Songs
- Two cross-fading Players able to mix everything: Styles to Midi-files, or Midi-files to MP3-files, or Styles to Styles (unique to the Pa5X)
- Each player displays lyrics and score
- Create your own Styles and Songs
- SongBook, a music library always with you
- A complete sound library
- Onboard mixer with insert, master, final and mastering effects
- Dedicated Microphone and Guitar inputs with dedicated effects for each
- MIDI, USB, HDMI, Audio In and Out, Pedal connectors
- Standard File Formats
- Optional high-quality accessories
Premium Quality and Elegant Design
Pa5X comes packed with thousands of inspiring Sounds and hundreds of fresh Styles, all instantly accessible through an inviting workflow. A completely new front panel featuring an assignable Pad Matrix and Mixer section, multicolored LED buttons, and a huge tilt-able touchscreen puts you in control of your music making experience at all times. Pa5X excels both as a live performance instrument and as a powerful creative tool in the studio, allowing you to find your ideal sound no matter where your music takes you.
The Pa5X was designed with elegance and durability in mind, featuring a sturdy aluminum body and genuine wooden side-panels for a luxury appearance. All of the keybeds on Pa5X provide an authentic feel and full control of expression for any playing situation. The 88-key weighted action has a realistic piano-like touch while the 76- and 61-key versions feature lighter touch semi-weighted keys. All the keybeds include aftertouch control for added expressivity.
Modern and Streamlined User Interface:
At the center of Pa5X is a large 8” tiltable touch screen that displays a completely redesigned GUI (graphical user interface). This makes all the sounds and features of Pa5X easily accessible to home and studio musicians as well as live performers. The colors in the display are carefully matched to the ones used in the LED programmable buttons on the control panel. This color driven interface allows you to easily navigate Pa5X, adding color to your music!
Powerful EDS-XP Sound Engine for Rich and Inspiring Sounds:
KORG Professional Arrangers have set the industry standard for powerful musical expression, featuring sound engines that inspire musicians to create and perform. Pa5X introduces the EDS-XP (Enhanced Definition Synthesis – Expanded) sound-engine, which builds upon the technology used in Pa4X with advanced hardware and a powerful new operating system, taking sounds on Pa5X to a new level. The 24 stereo Oscillators and 160 voices of polyphony power thousands of high-quality sounds, covering a wide range of musical instruments and genres. The EDS-XP sound engine also introduces new cutting-edge features such as Round-Robin drum and percussion performance, Smooth Sound Transition, Sound-Controller 3 functionality and much more. This provides an unprecedented level of sonic realism and expression that is only available on Pa5X.
Pa5X features a fully programmable control section with 9 buttons and 9 sliders. You can assign any function to it, from mixer volume to drawbar settings, from microphone mute to bass inversion, to lyrics scroll commands and more.