Keyboard Workstations - The Korg KROSS-88 is your ideal synth workstation. Amazingly affordable, the KROSS-88 packs 88 Natural Weighted Hammer Action keys, a boatload of class-leading sounds, and a bevy of intuitive and powerful production tools into a svelte, eye-catching chassis that weighs in under 28 pounds. It will even run on six AA batteries, for impromptu busking in the park. With a mic input, a built-in audio recorder, a 16-track MIDI sequencer, drum track, arpeggiator, and Electribe-derived step sequencer, the Korg KROSS-88 will let your music soar. Korg KROSS-88 at a Glance:The only instrument you needKorg's pro-level EDS-i sound engine with 134 killer effectsGorgeous sounds to make your music sound lushThe only instrument you needThe Korg KROSS is the only instrument you need. With its class-leading soundset, KROSS is your one-stop music production machine. KROSS delivers a broad range of sounds that leave even previous-generation flagship models in the dust. And the quality is simply stunning, bolstered by PCM data that's approximately twice as large as predecessors like the X50 and the PS60. For your gigging pleasure, Korg has lavished attention on frequently-used sounds such as rock/jazz organ, strings, brass, and synth sounds. But you also get ear candy flavors like toy piano, accordion, combo organ, church organ, and even a vintage tape sampler, along with cutting-edge dance music/electronica sounds - unique sounds you won't find in any other synth at this price. And with Sound Selector and a favorites function, finding and organizing your sounds for instant onstage deployment is a piece of cake.Korg's pro-level EDS-i sound engine with 134 killer effectsKorg's EDS-i is a studio-grade sound engine distilled from the EDS/EDS-X sound engines found on Korg's most advanced instruments. EDS-i lets you use a total of seven effects simultaneously: five insert effects plus two master effects. You get essentials such as delay, reverb, chorus, flanger, and rotary speaker, but there's also amp modeling powered by Korg's REMS modeling technology. There's even a robot voice vocoder! With 134 different high-quality effects onboard, you'll never run out of sonic inspiration.Gorgeous sounds to make your music sound lushKorg KROSS-88 is loaded with piano, electric piano, and drum sounds that been taken from flagship Korg instruments used by the pros - giving the KROSS a soundset that surpasses other instruments in its price range. The grand piano, for example, includes lavishly-sampled decays with three different levels of velocity. Korg has even sampled damper pedal noises, juicing your performances with the ultimate in realism and nuance.Korg KROSS-88 Features:Great-feeling 88-key Natural Weighted Hammer Action keybedPro-quality EDS-i sound engine built-in, with a total of seven effects available simultaneouslyIdeal for a broad range of musical stylesExtremely lightweight - only 27.3 lbs, and can be powered by 6 AA batteriesAmazing piano, EP, and drum soundsMany sounds utilize twice as much PCM memory as previous instrumentsIdeal for a broad range of musical stylesSound Selector makes it easy to find the sound you're looking forFavorites function lets you register 64 sounds or audio songs for one-touch access during gigsExternal input jacks let you connect a mic or external audio sourceQuick Layer/Split function for on-the-fly versatilityStereo audio recorder allows you to record and overdub your performances and vocalsStep sequencer inherited from the ElectribeOnboard 16-track MIDI sequencer, drum track, and arpeggiatorConnects to your computer via USB for plug-in integration with your favorite DAWStylishly distinctive red and black two-tone design looks great onstageKROSS Editor and Plug-In Editor may be downloaded from the Korg websiteLet your music soar, with the Korg KROSS-88 workstation!