The Korg NS5R is a half-rack AI2 synthesizer module that is part of the family of N-series synthesizers and can be considered the next step up from the X5DR and the module version of the N5. It could be upgraded with a daughterboard that added Yamaha XG support with 32 notes of polyphony. The NX5R is an upgraded version with built-in Yamaha XG support.
Year Released: 1997
Polyphony: 64 notes
Multitimbral: 32 parts
Preset Patches: 1049
User Patches: 128
Preset Performances: 384
User Performances: 128
Preset Drum Kits: 31
ROM: 12 MB (528 multisamples, 286 drum samples)
Effects: 2 digital multi-effect systems with 47 effects
Screen: 144 x 40 pixel backlit dot matrix LCD
Outputs: 1/4" stereo pair
Power Consumption: 14 watts
Dimensions: 8.58" x 9.5" x 1.77"
Weight: 4.1 lbs.
This is a tabletop module.
Korg NS5R Synth Module ($258.20)