The huge 240 x 320 full color TouchView display
allows intuitive access to multiple parameters. A cornucopia of
controllers, in addition to the 61 keys, include 8 assignable sliders, 4
assignable switches, a joystick and 2 fixed function faders. In
addition, the Pa1X houses a rich biamped sound system featuring 2 - 13cm
deep bass speakers, each one powered by its own 35W amplifier. 2
additional 12W amps provide power and clarity for 2 soft dome tweeters.
The specially designed enclosure, limiter, and custom EQ ensure the
highest quality sound.
Armed with Korg's RX Technology, the PA1X
uses up to 5 oscillators to produce a detailed, sophisticated natural
sound. Unparalleled levels of expression are supported by sample data
including natural vibratos, real trombone slides, tongued and overblown
flutes, guitar pull-offs and harmonics, and so much more. The
DSP-modeled organ lets you use the assignable sliders as realtime
drawbars for amazing realism.
You can also draw on a 62-note
polyphony, 828 sounds, 256 user-programmable sounds, 48 preset drum
kits, 64 programmable drum kits, 4 stereo master effects featuring 90
effect types, and a set of vocal effects borrowed from TC-Helicon.
Pa1X is also an accomplished sampler, able to read WAV, AIFF, Korg, and
AKAI samples/multisamples. Sampled sounds can be sliced to create
grooves and kits, assigned to sounds, or filtered, modified, and
processed by the internal effects. Standard sample memory is 16MB,
expandable to 32MB.
450 fully editable musical styles (with room
for over 150 more), created by a team of the world's top musicians, will
enhance your compositions and performances. Each style contains 8
accompaniment parts, 4 variations, 3 intros, 2 endings, 3 fills, a
break, and a count-in further enrich each Style. Up to 4 Sounds can be
split and stacked across the keyboard and played in realtime”either by
themselves or with a Style. 4 Single Touch Setting (STS) commands call
up an entirely new set of sounds for your real time performance parts,
appropriate for the current Style. You can also use the exclusive
SongBook function to select a song from a user-defined database and
instantly call up the correct settings needed to play that song.
XDS Dual Sequencer on the Pa1X uses a DJ-style crossfader to blend
between sequencers, and you can sync both sequencers together as you
play to put together a 40-part arrangement for performance. It can also
be used as a 16-track linear workstation-style sequencer.
Pa1X comes equipped with 2 pairs of audio outputs plus 2 pairs of MIDI
I/O. You'll also find 2 audio inputs, one of which can be switched to a
balanced MIC input with separate gain control. As a central piece of
your growing digital studio, the Pa1X also sports a coaxial S/PDIF
output. The back panel offers a damper pedal input, an assignable pedal
input, and a connection to the optional EC5 pedalboard with 5 assignable
footswitches. A USB port allows you to easily move data back and forth
between your computer and the Pa1X (requires optional hard drive be
A musical companion second to none for the composer, performer, and entertainer.