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Korg N1

The Korg N1 was released in 1998. It is a multitimbral 88-key digital synthesizer with 64 notes of polyphony and 18MB of ROM waveform memory. It uses AI2 synthesis and has 2 built-in multi-effects processors with 48 effect types. It has 1269 patch memories and 402 combination memories.

The N1 has 20 different arpeggiator types avaialble and they can be set anywhere from 40BPM to 240BPM.

It is a larger version of the Korg N5 with more keys, a larger ROM sound set, and two extra individual outputs.

A rackmount version was released as the Korg N1R.


Year Released: 1998

Keyboard: 88 keys with velocity and aftertouch

Polyphony: 64 notes

Preset Patches: 1169

User Patches: 100

Preset Performances: 302

User Performances: 100

Preset Drum Kits: 37

User Drum Kits: 2

ROM: 18MB (867 waveforms)

Effects: 2 digital mutli-effect units

Screen: 144 x 40 pixel backlit LCD

Dimensions: 1322 mm x 392.5 mm x 13.7 mm

Weight: 23.8 kg

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Korg N1 and N5 Manual

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