SynthsKorg ⇝ Korg N5

The Korg N5 uses AI2 synthesis and has 2 built-in multi-effects processors with 48 effect types. It has 1269 patch memories and 402 combination memories. It has modes for General MIDI, GS, and XG compatibility.

The N5 has 20 different arpeggiator types avaialble and they can be set anywhere from 40BPM to 240BPM.

It is a smaller version of the Korg N1 with fewer keys, a smaller ROM sound set, and no individual outputs. A version with expanded sample ROM was released as the Korg N5EX.


Year Released: 1998

Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch

Polyphony: 64 notes

Multitimbral: 32 parts

Preset Patches: 1169

User Patches: 100

Preset Performances: 302

User Performances: 100

Preset Drum Kits: 37

User Drum Kits: 2

ROM: 12MB (527 instrument, 285 drum waveforms)

Effects: 2 digital mutli-effect units

Screen: 144 x 40 pixel backlit LCD

Power Consumption: 14 watts

Dimensions: 1030 mm x 300 mm x 85.8 mm

Weight: 6.5 kg

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