Korg X5:
A pleasantly "warm" digital synthesizer, at a great price!


The Korg X5 digital synthesizer, released in 1994, was in some ways a spiritual successor to the highly successful Korg M1 and 01/W synthesizers, though at a competitive price point. The X5 features the same AI^2 sound engine as the Korg 01/W (which combined several of the AI processing chips found in the M1 and Korg T series), where samples are modulated non-linearly, producing rich harmonics as a result of distortion. The 01/W engine is known for its particularly “warm” and “rich” sounds. So what you’re getting is a huge collection of groundbreaking sounds from the 01/W, in an updated form factor and at a great price. The combi mode of the X5 allows you to combine different patches (which are editable) by controlling different sounds with different MIDI channels, and you can come up with some pretty mind-blowing stuff! This thing is awesome!

This keyboard is in very good condition, with slight aging and a few minor scratches, though none are noticeable (please see photos). There are two key is broken which doesn't affect playing (please see photos). The unit has been thoroughly checked and tested by our professional technician, who has confirmed the integrity and flawless operation of the unit. All keys, all buttons, and the display are fully functional.

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Technical Specifications
Serial : 005535
Country of Manufacture : Japan
Power Supply : AC100V 50/60Hz DC12V

-AC adapter

Please check the power requirements for this device and the specifications of your power supply. If you need to use this item in a 220-240 V environment, you'll need a transformer. We sell high quality Japanese compact transformers (Nissyo), which will allow you to use this item safely and with good performance in your country.

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Listeda year ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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