The K2000 synthesizer is based on V.A.S.T., which stands for Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology. It is a multi-algorithm engine that includes a number of different synthesis techniques.
It has many expansion options. It can add sampling capabilities via an option board and can install additional waveforms with expansion boards such as the Orchestral ROM.
The K2000 is available in rackmount form as the K2000R.
Year Released: 1991
Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch
Polyphony: 24 notes
Multitimbral: 16 parts
Preset Patches: 199
User Patches: 200
Preset Performances: 100
ROM: 8MB at 16-bit resolution, expandable to 24MB
Effects: 31 DSP algorithms
Screen: 320 x 64 pixel backlit LCD
Sample RAM: 2MB (Expandable to 64MB)
Sequencer: 30,000 Notes (Expandable to 90,000)
Kurzweil K2000 ($500)
Kurzweil K2000 Video Tutorial ($16.95)
Kurzweil K2000 V3 SMP-K ($639.02)
Kurzweil K2000 Demo Disk ($5.50)
Kurzweil K2000VP 1992 ($475)