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Kurzweil K2000

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)

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Sound Samples

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File Downloads

Kurzweil K2000 Musician's Guide Manual

Kurzweil K2000 Manual V3 Supplement

Kurzweil K2000 and K2000R Service Manual