Korg PA300 Professional Arranger

Korg PA300 Professional Arranger


With Korg's new improved SongBook.
First Rate Sound Quality

Key Points
  • 61 Velocity Sensitive Keys
  • RX Sound Engine
  • 5” TouchView Display
  • 128 Voices, 128 Oscillators

  
Manufacturer: Korg
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Normally: £633.00
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Korg PA300 Professional Arranger

With Korg's new improved SongBook.

Sound quality is first-rate

It all begins with the sound. KORG sound quality is universally recognized as superior, and relied on by musicians around the world. First in its class, the Pa300 delivers an even richer, more detailed, sophisticated natural sound than ever before, with musical instruments from almost every genre brimming with depth, nuance, subtlety, accuracy and richness. Over 950 sounds are preloaded, including a renewed GM soundset, and 64 drum kits. There is also an amazing multilayer stereo acoustic piano, accurately sampled from a Concert Grand, which includes string and damper pedal resonance. *Sounds are fully editable and changes can be saved in the User area.

 

A full complement of Effects

Of course great sound is about more than the instruments. For many years, KORG has produced outstanding studio quality effects that are simply breathtaking. The Pa300 has 4 Stereo Master Effects processors, with 125 of these effects including standards such as Reverb, Delay and Chorus and some of the universally acclaimed REMS guitar based effects for authentic guitar tones. Each Track features an EQ with Low, Mid and High controls. A custom track EQ can be memorized in the general preferences for the Song Play mode. This will help adapting the sound to personal taste for any MIDI file you play. Need a lighter bass track? Save the right equalization, and the bass will stay light with all the subsequent Songs.
A final 4 band parametric EQ is added to the sound output of the Pa300. Everything can be processed by this powerful and musically refined EQ, easily adapting the sound to your musical taste or correcting a problematic live context.


Styles are professional quality

Matching this high sound quality, the Pa300 delivers a new set of deluxe Styles, programmed by some of the leading arrangers in the world; each one bringing unique musical strengths. The result is hundreds of preloaded Styles that provide unparalleled realism and detail. Covering an expanded range of musical genres, the Pa300 gives you Styles for almost every important occasion.
We add further realism to your performance with four Fills/ Breaks plus 3 Intros and 3 Endings. More flexibility is added by the choice of different transposition tables, and the stunning Guitar Mode 2 adds a totally new perspective to Style Guitar tracks. *If you require a special Style collection, simply record and edit your own Styles on board.

*To use this functionality, you need to install operating system v.1.5.0 or higher.


Composition support functions

Automatic accompaniment with rich, detailed realistic backing patterns (Styles) created by professional programmers from around the world will provide useful ideas for your arrangements. Simply play a chord progression and the Quick Record function will complete the basic backing tracks. The Pa300 is a simple but powerful composition tool for any musician!

The Pa300 is one of the easiest arrangers to carry around. But while its size might appear diminutive, it’s not the same with regard to the power of the onboard, exceptionally high-quality custom designed amplification system. The 2 x 13 Watt amplifiers drive the 2 loudspeakers in a bass-reflex box to generate a rich, powerful listening experience.

 

Easy to use

With all the technological power packed inside, it was vital that we also made the Pa300 easy to understand and easy to use. But even more, we wanted the entire user experience with the Pa300 to be an intuitive, musical, fast, fool proof process. The panel layout has been revised and our graphical user interface uses an amazing Graphical Color Touch Screen so you simply think, point and click for easy and intuitive use.
There are two interface modes so that a musician of any level can start making great music quickly: Easy and Expert. The Easy mode shows only the most important controls, while keeping a clean and straightforward interface, useful for beginners or playing live. Nothing stands between you and your professional performance. Of course, in Expert mode you have full editing control.
Your live performances will work the way you want, and when you do not remember where a file, a Song or a Style was saved, just use the Search function to let Pa300 find it for you.
Play any song and view as traditional music notation

The Pa300 onboard player can read MID, KAR and MP3 files. It can also read lyrics and chords from all these file types. Traditional score viewing is also available for those who prefer to read music.
The Score Viewer displays the lead track (or any other track) as clear and plain traditional musical notations with notes or chords, together with lyrics and chord abbreviations. Chord names can also be seen in English and Italian. For those learning music, we also added a function to show note names next to each note.

 

SongBook

This exciting feature was developed to make your life easier while playing live. The SongBook is a Musical Database, completely user programmable, containing all the settings needed to play a particular song. You have only to search the title of the song you would like to play, select it and press Play. The SongBook can use Styles, MID or MP3 files and immediately recall settings such as Song Title, Genre, Artist, Tempo, Volumes, Sounds, Muted Tracks, FX settings, Easy Edit, 4 STS*, Master Transpose and more. Everything you need to play back your song perfectly is in the SongBook.

KORG Arrangers are the only keyboards available with so many controls to make playing easier than ever.

(*STS - Single Touch Settings are memories that recall sounds for all the keyboard tracks (Upper 1, 2, 3 & Lower).)

With the SongBook Editor you can easily view, create and edit your KORG Pa-Series SongBook entries and custom lists using a Windows based computer.

 

  • Enhanced RX (Real eXperience) sound engine offers improved realism and vivid sound
  • Massive internal Factory PCM equivalent to the best-selling Pa600
  • Elegantly designed and compact plastic cabinet includes a pristine amplification system
  • 5” TouchView colour TFT display
  • Easy layout and intuitive graphical interface with Search function for easy retrieval of any musical resource or file
  • Over 310 factory Styles, each including 3 Intros/Endings, 4 variations and 4 Fill In + Break, plus 8 Favorite and 3 User banks for storage of your favorite Styles. Enhanced Guitar Mode 2 provides even more realistic guitar parts.
  • Improved GM set for Standard MIDI Files, MP3 player with Transpose and Tempo Change, compatibility with popular Lyric formats including graphical (+G), Text Viewer and Score.
  • 4 Stereo Master Effects (125 FX algorithms)
  • Fully programmable SongBook database based on Styles, SMF, Karaoke and MP3 files with instant recall of any song setting. User-definable custom lists, plus Filtering and Ordering options.




Keyboard
    61 keys

    Velocity sensitivity is supported

System
    Upgradable Operating System

    RX (Real eXperience)

    Multitasking, Load while play feature

Tone Generator
    128 Voices, 128 Oscillators

    Filters with Resonance

    Three band EQ for each track

Effects
    Up to 4 Stereo Digital Multi-Effect block systems

    125 Master Effect types

    Master 4 band Parametric EQ

Sounds / Drum Kits

Factory:
    More than 950, including Stereo Piano and GM2 sound compatibility
    64 Drum Kits
    Full Sound and Drum Kit editing capability

User:
    256 Sounds
    128 Drum Kits

Styles

Factory:
    More than 310 Preload Styles
    Full Style editing capability

User:
    Up to 1,040 available Style locations including the Favorite/User banks

Structure:
    Eight Style tracks, 4 Single Touch Settings, 4 Pads, and one Style Performance per Style

Style Controls:
    3 Intros, 4 Variations, 4 Fills, Break, 3 Endings, Auto fill, Synchro Start/Stop, Tap Tempo/Reset, Manual Bass, Bass Inversion, Memory, Accompaniment On/Off, Kick & Snare Designation

Style Others:
    Guitar Mode 2, Parallel and Fixed NTT

Performance / STS
    240 Keyboard Performance locations, My Setting special Performance

STS:
    Memorize Keyboard tracks - Up to 4 x 1040 Styles, up to 4 x SongBook entries

Keyboard Tracks
    Four Keyboard tracks (Upper 1, 2, 3, Lower)

Pads
    4 Pad tracks + Stop button Full Pad editing capability

    Full Pad editing capability

Song Play
    Player with select, Start/Stop, Home, Rewind and Fast Forward controls

    Jukebox function – Compatible with SMF (format 0 and 1) and MP3 – Lyrics (compatible with CGD), Score

MP3 Player
    MP3 Player

    Transpose (+6/-5 semitones)

    Tempo change (±30%)

Sequencer
    Quick Record (Backing Sequence)

    Multitrack and Step Record functions - Full-featured sequencer - 16 tracks - Up to 100,000 events

    SMF format

SongBook
    Fully programmable music database, based on Styles, SMF, Karaoke, MP3 with automatic selection of Style Play and Song Play modes – User-definable custom lists - Filtering options

Search
    Style, Song, Performance, SongBook, Sound and Lyrics TXT

Compatibility
    "i-Series" models: Styles

    “Pa series” model Style, Performance, Sound, Song, SongBook, Pad

General Controls
    Master Volume, Real Time-Acc/Seq Balance Volume, Ensemble, Upper Tracks Octave Transpose, Master Transpose, Tempo Lock, Quarter Tone Arabic Scale, User Scale memorized inside Performance/STS, Search, Lyrics, Score, Dial, Tempo, Metronome, Split, Joystick

Connections

Control Inputs:
    Assignable Pedal/Footswitch (Damper)

Headphone/
Outputs:
    Unbalanced Stereo Jack

MIDI
    USB to MIDI using the USB Device port – 8 user definable MIDI Presets

USB
    USB-MIDI Interface

    Type A (TO DEVICE): 1 (Rear)

    Type B (TO HOST): 1 (Rear)

    2.0 Hi Speed connections

Mass Storage
    USB Memory Stick

Display
    Color TouchView™ 5” (480 x 272 dots) TFT display

Speaker System

Amplification:
    13 W x 2

Speakers;
    10 cm x 2 Double Cone Speakers in Bass Reflex Box

Power

Power Supply:
    AC 100-240 V

Power Consumption:
    18 Watt

Dimensions
(W x D x H)
    1,030 x 378.3 x 127 mm / 40.55 x 14.89 x 5.00 inches (without music stand);

Weight
    8.35 kg / 18.41 lbs

Accessories
    Quick Guide, Music Stand, External Power Supply Adapter and Power Cable, Accessory DVD (Including Video Manual)

Options
    EXP-2 - Expression/Volume Pedal

    XVP-10 - Professional Expression/Volume Pedal

    DS-1H - Damper Pedal

    PS-1/PS-3 Switch Pedal

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* Appearance and specifications of products are subject to change without notice.

 




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