Great sounding miniature analogue modelling synth with Vocoder.For years the microKORG has been the worlds top-selling synthesizer. Now the microKORG XL is ready to join the Korg line-up. Based on the same winning combination of a small footprint mini-keys battery-powered portability and huge Korg sound the microKORG XL is ready to expand your musical vocabulary. The fun factor is huge too. A gooseneck microphone is included with both models for instant vocoding excitement right out of the box!
**Click on the links below to download MP3 demos of the Korg microKORG XL** The original microKORG is loved and used daily by musicians around the world - from keyboardists to guitarists - enabling everyone to experience the enjoyment of a great synthesizer. Now an advanced microKORG is available; a synthesizer that lets you generate your own personal sound packing a cutting-edge sound engine and powerful effects into a compact vintage-like body. Welcome the microKORG XL **Features/Specifications:** * New vintage design is both fresh and nostalgic. * Korgs renowned MMT Multi Modeling Technology optimized for the microKORG XL. * Sixteeen band vocoder for voice controlled effects. A gooseneck microphone is included so you can begin vocoding right away. * 128 powerful sounds are built-in and ready for immediate use. * Intuitive sound selection; simply specify the music genre and instrument category. * Seventeen powerful KAOSS derived effects. * Newly developed natural touch mini keyboard is compact yet easy to play. * Editing software can be downloaded from the Korg website as well as converted MS2000 and microKORG programs. * Battery powered for on-the-go enjoyment. **microKORG XL Specifications:** * **Tone Generator System:** MMT (Multiple Modeling Technology) * **Multi Timbral:** Maximum 2 (when using Layer Split or Multi) * **Voices:** 8 voices * **Structure:** [Synth] 2 oscillators + noise generator Oscillator 1: Wave: 8 types (Sawtooth Pulse Triangle Sine Formant Noise DWGS Audio In) * **Modulation:** Waveform Cross Unison VPM Oscillator 2: Wave: 4 types (Sawtooth Pulse Triangle Sine) Modulation: Ring Sync Ring+Sync * **Waveshape:** Type: Drive Decimator HardClip OctSaw MultiTri MultiSin SubOSCSaw SubOSCSqu SubOSCTri SubOSCSin LevelBoost * **Multimode Filters:** Filer 1: -24 dB/oct LPF -12 dB/oct LPF -12 dB/oct BPF -12 dB/oct HPF Thru Filter 2: LPF HPF BPF [Vocoder] 16 channel vocoder adjustable level and pan for each channel Formant Shift function Formant Hold function. * **Keyboard:** 37 notes (mini-keyboard velocity sensitive) * **Effects:** Timbre: 2 band EQ Master effect x 2 17effects * **Arpeggiator:** Six types: UP DOWN ALT1/2 Random Trigger Individual step on/off function * **Programs:** 128 programs (A/Bbanks x 8 genres x 8 category) **INPUTS:** **[AUDIO INPUT 1]** jack (with MIC/LINE switch) - Rear Panel * **Connector:** 1/4" phone jack (unbalanced) **[AUDIO INPUT 1 (MIC)]** jack - Front Panel * **Connector:** XLR jack (balanced) **OUTPUTS:** **[L/MONO R]** jacks * **Connectors:** 1/4" phone jacks (unbalanced) **[PHONES]** jack * **Connector:** 1/4" phone stereo jack **FURTHER DETAILS:** * **MIDI:** IN OUT THRU connectors * **USB:** Type B connector * **Display:** Custom LCD * **Power Supply:** DC 9 V (AC adapter) or six AA alkaline batteries (sold separately) * **Battery Life:** approx. four hours (with alkaline batteries) * **Dimensions:** 556(W)x231(D)x73(H)mm/21.89"(W)x9.09"(D)x2.87"(H) * **Weight:** 2 kg/4.41 lbs. (without batteries and included microphone) * **Accessories:** AC adapter Gooseneck Microphone **microKORG XL Sound Editor:** **SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:** **Windows:** * A computer that satisfies the operating requirements of Windows XP or Windows Vista and has a USB port * **Operating system:** Microsoft Windows XP (SP3 or later) Windows Vista (SP1 or later) **Mac:** * An Apple Macintosh computer that satisfies the operating requirements of Mac OS X and has a USB port * **Operating system:** Mac OS X version 10.4 or later