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Kurzweil PC3LE7
8.4 out of 10

Kurzweil PC3LE7

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Polyphony
64 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated, lightning fast performance
Multitimbral
16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
General MIDI
Standard
Sequencer
16 tracks; 960 PPQ resolution. Song editing functions include both event and track-based tools like quantize, swing, remap, controller scaling and more. Controller chasing and quick "set song loop point" functions are also included
Arpeggiator
16 full-featured independent arpeggiators with multiple latch modes, selectable play order, velocity, duration, tempo, and sync functions as well as pre-recorded beats and musical phrases
Analog Outputs
Two 1/4" balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs)
Headphones
1 rear panel 1/4" headphone output
Digital Outputs
24-bit, stereo S/PDIF at 48K (internal clock)
MIDI
In, Out, Thru
Height
(5.00") (12.70 cm)
Depth
(14.50") (36.83 cm)
Length
(49.90") (126.70 cm)
Weight
(37.50 lb.) (17.00 kg)
Power
Internal AC power supply
Keyboard
76-note semi-weighted action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys. (Fatar TP8)
Display
240 x 64 backlit LED w/ dedicated back panel contrast control
Architecture
Full PC3 Synth Engine and V.A.S.T. Editing (new in O/S V2):
Desktop Editor
(New in O/S V2) - Mac and PC platforms (
Factory Presets
1061; the majority of the PC3 sound set is included (
Factory MIDI Setups
256 factory programmed MIDI setups. - featuring up to 16 independent zones, effects, independent controller assignments, triggerable pattern-based "Riffs" and arpeggiator settings.
File Compatibility
Loads from:
User Memory
16,000 locations for user objects.
Effects
10 insert effects distributed over 10 busses, two auxiliary sends; featuring over 500 of our award winning preset FX chains - reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more (FX editing limited to chain selection and wet/dry mix).
Controllers
Pitch wheel, modulation wheel, 5 front panel knobs (15 virtual knobs with a 3-tiered shift button), 7 front panel switches (12 virtual switches with a 2-tiered shift button), 2 switch pedal inputs, 1 continuous control pedal input and mono pressure. Controller values can be "captured" and stored as part of a program. In addition to all of these, the PC3LE also features 8 backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads that can be used to trigger sounds, sequences, chords and arpeggiations
Riffs
16 simultaneous "Riff" generators (used for triggering MIDI sequenced phrases, beats, or complete multi-track arrangements from notes on the keyboard and/or any on-board physical controller)
USB Computer Port
MIDI over USB. Also allows the PC3LE to load/save data directly to and from a Mac/PC as well as perform OS updates.
USB Storage Port
Supports USB thumb-drives for loading/saving user data as well as performing OS updates.
FREE OS Updates
Flash ROM upgradeable via direct-USB or thumb-drive
Release Date
First seen
27 March 2010