Korg KR-55 Pro Drum Machine

The Korg KR-55 Pro provides portable live drum sounds equipped with mix/record functionality and effects.

Key Features:

  • 24 built-in drum/percussion styles that were recorded live
  • Use the chain function to easily create sophisticated rhythm tracks
  • A rich array of input jacks and full-fledged mixer functionality
  • Versatile recording functionality that supports multi-track recording
  • Player function can play back audio files from an SD card
  • Tuner and metronome functions with a large and easily readable meter
  • Battery operation for convenient portability

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    Product Code: 100291614

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    £259.00

     

    The Korg KR-55 Pro Drum Machine provides enhances your jam sessions with the backing of live drums/percussion sounds. The machine features 24 built-in drum/percussion styles which were recorded live and each rhythm style includes a wide variety of patterns. A chain function allows you to create a structure for playing entire songs, ideal for performing musicians/singer songwriters.

    The KR-55 Pro Korg Rhythm provides a rich variety of input jacks, 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.

    Main features of the Korg KR-55 Pro Drum Machine include:

  • 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
  • A rich array of input jacks includes one XLR mic input, two guitar/bass inputs, and a stereo AUX input, allowing multi-channel mixing
  • Use the chain function to easily create sophisticated rhythm tracks
  • High-quality reverb effect and equalizer
  • Versatile recording functionality that supports multi-track recording
  • Player function can play back audio files from an SD card
  • Tuner and metronome functions with a large and easily readable meter
  • Acoustage function generates a wide stereo image
  • Use a foot switch controller to upgrade your performance
  • 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
  • Rhythm Function
    Rhythm Styles
    24 rhythm styles, two variations for each rhythm style, each variation has three patterns (basic, fill-in 1, fill-in 2), ending
      Tempo
    48–240 bpm
     
    Rhythm Chain function
    30 banks (up to 999 measures can be registered in each)
    Recorder Function
    Recording format
    PCM audio WAV format (file name extension .wav), 44.1 kHz, 16-bit
     
    Recording time
    Depends on the SD card used; approximately 100 minutes per 1 GB
     
    Maximum continuous recording time
    3 hours
     
    Number of songs
    Maximum 50
     
    Number of multitrack recordings
    Depends on the remaining free capacity of the SD card
     
    Undo/Redo
    Once
    Player Function
    Playback formats
    PCM audio WAV format (file name extension .wav) 44.1 kHz, 16-bit, Stereo
      Maximum data size (time)
    Depends on the memory card used; approximately 100 minutes per 1 GB (for WAV data)
     
    Maximum number of data files (number of folders)
    Up to 99 songs (per folder); a total of eight folders M1–M8 inside the PLAYER folder can be used.
     
    Playlist function
    10 banks (up to 24 songs can be registered in each)
    Mixer Effect Section
    Effects Reverb Effect
      Equalizer BASS, TREBLE
      Other
    ACOUSTAGE (wide stereo effect)
    Tuner Function
    Scale
    12-note equal temperament
      Type Chromatic
      Calibration
    435–445 Hz
     
    Tuning Guide tone
    Three types (guitar, bass, piano)
    Display
    7-segment four-digit LED
     
     
    SD Card
     
    Usable cards
     
    SDHC card 4 GB–32 GB (recommendation)
    Input Jacks
     
    MIC IN jacks
     
    XLR-3-32 type (balanced), input impedance 4.7k ohm, nominal level -43 dBV
     
    INPUT 1 jack, INPUT 2 jack (guitar, bass)
    1/4" (6.3 mm) monaural phone jack (unbalanced), input impedance 1M ohm, nominal level -26 dBV
     
    AUX INPUT jack
    1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo mini-phone jack (unbalanced), input impedance 10k ohm, nominal level -17 dBV
     
    FOOT SW jack
    1/4” (6.3 mm) stereo phone jack, usable foot switch: VOX VFS5 foot switch
    Output Jacks
    LINE OUT L/R jack
    1/4" (6.3 mm) monaural phone jack (unbalanced), maximum Level: 0dBV 30mW 32 ohm
     
    HEADPHONE jack
    1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo mini-phone jack, maximum Level: 0dBV 30mW 32 ohm
    Power Supply
     
    Power Supply
    DC 9V, six AA batteries (alkaline or nickel-metal hydride are supported)
     
    Battery Life
    Approximately 7 hours (when using alkaline batteries or nickel-metal hydride batteries) 
    * Varies depending on the batteries used and the conditions of use
     
    Current Consumption
    330m A
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
     
    347 x 223 x 68 mm / 13.66" × 8.78" × 2.68"
     
    Weight
    1.4 kg / 3.09 lbs. (without batteries)  
    Included Items
    AC adapter (DC 9V)  
    Accessories (Sold separately)
    VOX VFS5 Foot switch  








     

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