nimoi62 08/31/2007

Korg R3 : nimoi62's user review

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The R3 is a Synthtiseur / Vocoder using synthse MMT (Multi Modeling Technology) of the RADIAS. It possde 128 sounds, they are accessible by the bank using a large front wheel to select the type of programs (such as the MicroKorg). The composition of stamps consists of 2 oscillators per voice food with PCM waveforms, the modlisations MODELS of analog noise, a ring modulator etc. Two audio inputs, a vocoder, arpgiateur one, not two squenceurs.
Each stamp program has an EQ and two insert effects and two multimode filters rsons indpendants completely. The first filter is continuously variable, able to gradually move between several modes: 24dB or 12dB low pass and 12dB high pass. The second filter is simply multimode two peoples: lowpass, highpass, bandpass and comb 12dB. Output, there is a section with amplifier saturation Talaga, Wave Shaping for a dirty sound and a parameter of type Punch Level to boost the signal Premire milliseconds.
The modulation section of R3 is complte trs; To modulate each stamp, there are no fewer than three envelopes, two LFOs and a modulation matrix of 6 strings (Patches).
In a program, each stamp has a squenceur modulation for varying three paramtres synthse of time. It can also close the squence, rgler the reading direction, etc.
The R3 possde arpgiateur an assignable to six rhythmic patterns: up, down, alternating 1 / 2, and random image trigger. - Dynamic 37-note keyboard of standard size.
- 8 notes polyphony.
- Multitimbral 2 votes.
- Comes with a CD ROM containing USB drivers for Windows XP and OS X, and an editor ddi.
- Dimensions: 635 (W) x 270 (D) x 76 (H) mm.
- Weight: 2.8 kg.

UTILIZATION

- Configuration gnrale: just plug in jack + midi properly taking care to assign a channel free afternoon

- Edition of sounds: Trs simple, menu structure and trs are easily accessible via potentiomtres 2 (1 for the selection of patterns, one for selection effects. The effects are, aprss lctionde the CATEGORY, transcribed on the LCD screen potentiomtre each (a total of 4)

- Manual: trs clear but as I bought this keyboard allemenagne I can not comment fully the above!

SOUNDS

- The sounds they agree your style of music? Yes, for all priviligier lctro music and hip hop

- Are they ralistes? Yes, totally!

- The effects are they effective and responsive? Oh yes!

- - The expression is good? (Raction VLOC the aftertouch)? Yes, aftertouch just lightweight but more than adequate.

- What are the sounds you prfrez, you dtest? All sounds are lctros a beautiful sound

OVERALL OPINION

- How long have you use it? 1 month since I sold my microKORG it really looks like, for me this synth is a good compromise between the slab and microKORG.

- What is the particular feature you like best and least? 49 keys seulemnt, more sounds have a more non ngligeable t but the possibilities of each edition of its offer thousands of possibilities!

- Have you tried many other models before acqurir? Not really, I have long used the deprecated microKORG which quickly became the face of R3

- How do you report qualitprix? At this price I think it's good trs (bought on thomann 667)

- With the exprience, you do again this choice? ... Yes completely and I can only recommend it!