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KORG's Grandstage delivers the ultimate playing experience to make your on-stage performance captivating. Music rest, pedal, and keyboard stand are included.

Excitement, Exhilaration, Applause
A Stage Piano Masterpiece: KORG's acclaimed flagship piano sound engine and meticulously selected keyboard sounds. Looks that pay respect to acoustic pianos, yet also convey the ingenuity and individuality of electronic instruments. And a panel layout that is carefully designed to draw out the player's personality and expression. Firmly grounded in both newness and in the piano tradition, it's the birth of a masterpiece for a new generation.

SGX-2: Six acoustic pianos
Containing piano sounds from top-level instruments worldwide, the SGX-2 acoustic piano sound engine is what makes the Grandstage worthy of the term "ultimate." The five grand piano sounds have all been lavishly captured using instruments from Berlin, Heidelberg, Austria, Japan, as well as a newly sampled Italian grand piano. These grand pianos are considered world-leading classics, and now they are available in an unparalleled playing experience. In addition, the Grandstage also provides a newly sampled upright piano sound, featuring an intimate character, different from its grand piano sounds, and possessing its own refinement and depth.

These SGX-2 sound engines contain high-capacity unlooped stereo samples for every key, and use up to 12 levels of velocity switching to perfectly convey the detailed and powerful expressiveness of an acoustic piano, extending to damper resonance that reproduces the spaciousness felt when the pedal is pressed, and even mechanical noise.

Responding to the requests of numerous professional players, the Grandstage also provides monaural piano sounds for all of these acoustic piano programs. These monaural piano sounds were voiced not from a mono mix of stereo samples but from monaurally recorded sources, and will shine clearly even within a band's mix.

EP-1: Six vintage electric pianos
The EP-1 electric piano sound engine contains a total of six vintage electric piano sounds: the classic I, II, V, and DMP tine piano models, and the 200 and 200A reed piano models. MDS (Multi-Dimensional Synthesis) technology delivers a further evolution of the concept of velocity switching, smoothly responding even to subtle changes in your keyboard dynamics. Realistically-reproduced amps, cabinets, speakers, and vintage effects add the finishing touches to these impeccable simulations.

CX-3, VOX, and Compact: Three organs with classic personality
Three different organ sound engines are provided. The CX-3 tonewheel organ sound engine is a complete reproduction of KORG's classic combo organ that went on sale in 1980. The newly designed VOX transistor organ sound engine reproduces the sound of the VOX organ that went on sale in 1960’s and had a massive impact on popular music in Europe and the US. Also new is the Compact transistor organ sound engine which simulates the compact organs that earned a legendary place in rock during the same years as the VOX organ. By using these sound engines with the rotary speaker effect that's built into each one, Grandstage provides a realistic and rewarding organ playing experience.

AL-1 and HD-1: A rich variety of sounds
The Grandstage comes stock with a total of 500 different sound programs, and in addition to the above five types of sound engine, it also gives you the AL-1 analog modeling sound engine that delivers well-defined reeds and thick brass sounds, and the HD-1 PCM sound engine that covers a bountiful variety of sounds. In particular, the HD-1 contains many new samples of distinctive keyboard instruments, including an eight-level multisampled clavi sound, as well as harpsichord, mellotron, pipe organ, and the distinctive metallic sound of an FM piano.

An interface that directly conveys the emotion of the player
Although the Grandstage features numerous sound programs, its intuitive interface lets you rapidly select the desired sound without any confusion. The most frequently played sounds such as piano, electric piano, and organ can be recalled from the right-hand "keyboard section," and sounds such as synth and strings can be recalled from the left-hand "ensemble section." Additionally, all effect, EQ, and dynamic controls can be directly accessed using front panel knobs and buttons. As a stage piano, the Grandstage is focused on straightforward operation to let the player concentrate completely on their performance.

Master effects that are easy to control
The reverb and delay that are indispensable for any emotionally rich keyboard performance are provided as master effects; you can use the panel controls to instantly switch between effect types or to adjust the depth. The Grandstage features a newly developed reverb circuit from KORG to achieve even greater expressive potential. Selecting the HALL or ROOM settings applies "iVerb" to deliver natural spaciousness and smooth reverberation, or you can choose SPRING to apply "Spring Reverb" that will match the vintage organ sounds.

Each sound is programmed with the optimal insert effect settings, so you'll enjoy the ultimate sound experience from the moment that you turn on the Grandstage.

Features:
  • Sound engines that deliver the utmost in stage sound perfection
  • A user interface designed for playability on stage.
  • Reverb and delay that are easy to control.
  • Dynamics knob lets you instantly control the sound's crispness and expressivity.
  • Favorite buttons let you instantly recall the sound you want.
  • Smooth sound transition creates a natural-feeling change when you switch sounds.
  • Three-band equalizer lets you shape your sound.
  • Layer/split capability lets you easily combine sounds.
  • Panel lock prevents unintended operation.
  • RH3 keyboard responds to even the subtlest nuances of your playing.
  • Design that combines both elegance and individuality.
  • Music rest, pedal, and keyboard stand are included.
  • Made in Japan – Premium Japanese Quality.

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Things You Will Get:

  • Grandstage Digital Piano
  • Keyboard Stand
  • Music Stand
  • Damper Pedal
  • AC Power Cord
  • Owner's Manual

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Audio Output Types XLR; Phono
Dimensions 88-key: 20.0 kg / 44.09 lbs (excluding music stand)
USB 2.0
Controllers Pitch bend wheel, Modulation wheel, SW1 button, SW2 button
Frequency Response 20 Hz–22 kHz: +/-1.0 dB, 10 k ohm load
Memory Approx. 19 GB (approx. 32 GB using linear conversion)
MIDI I/O IN; OUT
Polyphony SGX-2 (Acoustic Piano Sound Engine): 60 dual stereo notes (equivalent to 240 voices max.)
EP-1 (Electric Piano Sound Engine): 100 voices
AL-1 (Analog Modeling Sound Engine): 36 voices
CX-3 (Tonewheel Organ Sound Engine): 128 voices
VOX Organ (Transistor Organ Sound Engine): 100 voices
Compact Organ (Transistor Organ Sound Engine): 100 voices
HD-1 (PCM Sound Engine): 64 stereo notes (equivalent to 128 voices max.)
Signal to Noise Ratio 105 dB, 10 k ohm load
Songs 16
Keyboard Type RH3 (Real Weighted Hammer Action 3), A0–C8, velocity sensitive, aftertouch not supported