Korg KR-55 Pro

Multi-function rhythm machine equipped with mixer/recorder functionality
  • 24 built-in drum/percussion styles that were recorded live using KORG’s proprietary-Real Groove Technology.
  • Each rhythm style includes a rich variety of patterns: two variations, basic, fill-in 1, fill-in 2, and ending.
  • Use the chain function to create a rhythm structure for an entire song and play it automatically.
RRP: $449.00
SKU
025516
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Numerous rhythm patterns built into a practical interface! The new KR-55 Pro is a multi-function rhythm machine that‘s also equipped with mixer/recorder functionality. Experience the same musical support as if a pro drummer were sitting in on your session. The KR-55 Pro gives you an easy way to enjoy jam sessions with the backing of real drum/percussion sounds. It provides a rich variety of inputjacks, mixer functionality, effects, and equalizer, as well as a versatile recorder that can record to an SD card. The intuitive interface means that there’s no need for complex programming. Battery-powered operation allows complete mobility from desktop to street performances,or use in a variety of situations including live events in small spaces.

The KR-55 Pro features Real Groove Technology which uses data recorded from actual professional musicians performing at various tempo, and is a completely different technology than conventional rhythm machines. There are a total of 24 high-quality rhythm styles, each fine tuned to provide the best possible feel, to accurately reproduce the experience of playing with a percussionist. The sounds, grooves, and phrases will play back at pristine quality even if you change the tempo, so you can enjoy playing serious jam sessions at your own pace.

Key features:

  • 24 built-in drum/percussion styles that were recorded live using KORG’s proprietary-Real Groove Technology.
  • Each rhythm style includes a rich variety of patterns: two variations, basic, fill-in 1, fill-in 2, and ending.
  • Use the chain function to create a rhythm structure for an entire song and play it automatically.
  • A rich array of input jacks includes one XLR mic input, two guitar/bass inputs, and a stereo AUX input, allowing multi-channel mixing.
  • A high-quality reverb effect and equalizer are provided, giving you the freedom to shape your sound.
  • You can perform along with a rhythm style, and record the combined result as an audio file on An SD card.
  • Multi-track recording is supported, allowing you to produce more sophisticated tracks.
  • The audio player function supports loop playback and automatic consecutive playback.
  • The tuner function features a large meter for good visibility. You can also tune while hearing a guide tone.
  • Acoustagetechnology delivers a spacious sound.
  • The unit can be powered on six AA batteries, allowing up to seven hours of use.
  • A separately sold foot switch lets you control the unit with your foot.

Specifications

Specifications
Standalone Yes