The Kurzweil PC4 SE Performance Controller is Kurzweils affordable contender for instruments in this category. Featuring a 16 part multitimbral sequencer, 256 total voices of polyphony thanks to their V.A.S.T Engine, sequence the internal sound engines or sequence external instruments. In terms of sounds, the PC4 SE is packing some serious power, included is a 6-operator FM Engine, this engine also has the ability to load original FM SysEx files.
Performance wise there’s no limit to what you can dream of on or off of the stage. A 88-Note hammer action keyboard kicks off this finger dream, 88 keys with a real piano hammer action gives you amazing expressivity, with modern technology this is also expressed with velocity sensitivity and the ability to adjust the keys too. Split the keyboard up to 5 zones to allow you to play multiple instruments via one keyboard, lastly, there’s dedicated split and layer controls to allow you to utilise combinations whilst on the fly.
A beautiful display gives you all the information you need, quick tips help you navigate and get what you need, save your favourite 250 programs/multi edits, Easy Category and Programme/Multi selection, Kurzweil wanted you to be able to focus on playing and getting those ideas out of your brain.
Playing keys isn’t all about the keys anymore, just like a stringed instruments, it’s not all about playing with one hand but also controlling with another to modulate sounds, included is 23 programmable physical controllers as well as transpose controls, you can express yourself in a lot of ways.
16 Part Multi timbral: – Record/edit/mix/produce your own tracks – all in the box with the PC4 SE 16-track internal sequencer. Import MIDI (.mid) files as well as Kurzweil PC3/PC4/Forte-family songs.
5 Simultaneous Arpeggiators: – Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 5 independent Arps (1 per program, 5 per Multi) and discover the ‘Step Sequencer’ environment!
5 Simultaneous RIFF Generators: – Trigger and manipulate up to 5 simultaneous MIDI sequences on the fly. Select from an internal library of patterns or record/import your own!
Display: 280 x 272 Pixel resolution colour LCD with adjustable brightness
Polyphony: 256 Voices
Multitimbral: 16 parts (One per MIDI channel)
– Dynamic VAST: Powerful synthesis engine, with user programmable DSP algs and routing
– 6-Operator FM Engine
– VA1 Inside: anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing from Kurzweil’s VA1 concept synth, capable of delivering authentic analog emulations as well as incredibly complex new sounds.
– Cascade Mode: lets the user route one layer through the DSP of any other layer within a program, up to 32 consecutive layers deep!
Effects: Over 1000 complex effects chains
– 1x Mod wheel
– 1x Pitch wheel
– 5x Sliders
– 5x Knobs
– 6x Buttons
– 1 EQ on/off switch
– Tap tempo Button
– 2x Transpose switches
– Arp Controls
– CC sequencer on/off switch
– Transport controls
– 2 switch pedal inputs
– 1 continuous control pedal input
– Tracks: 16
– PPQ: 960
– Per program: 1
– Per multi: 5
Sample rate: 48kHz
– 2x 1/4″ balanced TRS Jacks
– Stereo or automatic switching to mono on main outs
– Volume: 21dBi maximum output
– 1x 1/4” Stereo jack (Rear of the unit)
– 130mW into 32 ohm headphones
Midi: In / Out 5 PIN MIDI DIN
– 1x USB-A
– 1x USB-B
– Functionality: Complete functionality over USB and can act as a host for other USB MIDI controllers
– Backup: User programme/multi file backup via USB drive
– OS updates via USB drive
Software editors: External editors for MacOS X, iOS devices and Windows PC
Purchases totaling more than £550 can be paid for over 1-5 years at 15.9% APR, with a minimum 10% deposit.
You can apply for finance at checkout, provided your total order value is greater than or equal to £550.
Select the instrument you have to part-exchange from the list below to generate your voucher code, then use this voucher code at the checkout (once you've added the instrument to your basket) to complete your exchange. Once completed, we'll get in touch to arrange delivery with you.
PLEASE NOTE: The discounts here are eligible only in conjunction with the relevant part-exchange item, in an assumed good overall functional and aesthetic condition, and from a smoke-free home.
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We typically receive pre-ordered stock within 7-14 days of order, unless a specific ETA is otherwise stated. Once your order is here with us, we'll contact you again to arrange delivery.Occasionally, there may be availability issues with our suppliers, in which case we'll get in touch with you to see if you're happy to wait, or if you'd like to cancel the order and receive a full refund.
We update the firmware so that your Yamaha Genos 2 is running on the latest version
We're including our Genos Information Pack (digital version) containing 3 hours of video as well as 200 pages of written content, which will still be entirely applicable to the Genos 2
As always, we'll support you with technical help as you need it including loading up your 2 free Yamaha expansion packs
We've loaded in 22 expansion packs (the ones that used to cost £40 - £80 each), which include 933 voices and an additional 690 backing styles
We load in 816 registrations into the Genos 2 which gives you sound set-ups in your 10 registration bank buttons for different genres of music and many song titles - these include our 11 latest Registration Packs
We add 4256 song setups into the Genos 2, including our Tyros Music Finder-to-Playlist file with over 1800 songs
To make using your Yamaha Genos 2 easier to understand we even include a DVD showing where all the key features are, and how to find all the features above.
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