Background on Korg Digital

Korg LogoThe Korg company was started in 1962 just outside Tokyo Japan. The company immediately began specializing in digital instruments, and quickly moved to the production of keyboards and organs. Korg digital pianos and other instruments have, from the beginning, been highly respected by musicians for their innovation, their sound quality, and their construction quality. ย Korg specifically has always been a pioneer in the area of synthesis, being the first to combine synthesis and sampling technology.

Korg and Yamaha had a close partnership for many decades, with Yamaha supplying parts to Korg and at one point actually purchasing a healthy portion of the company. ย Although that ownership has shifted back to entirely Korg-controlled hands, there is still technology sharing which exists between the two.

Korg’s M1 synthesizer workstation was the best-selling synthesizer of all time, with more than 250,000 units sold, and their Triton, Kronos, Krome, and Oasis lines receiving substantial acclaim in the music business. ย Their entry into the digital piano market has been marked with three extremely successful models, the SP170, SP250, and LP350. Merriam Pianos is proud to represent Korg and their line of digital pianos.

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  • 88-key graded hammer-action fully-weighted keyboard
  • Sleek, uncluttered design available in either black or white
  • 120-voice polyphony
  • 10 sounds to choose from
  • Reverb and chorus effects add depth and dimension
  • 3 Key Touch settings
  • Sustain pedal included
  • Built-in music rest
  • Power adapter included
  • Pitch control
  • MIDI out
  • Dual headphone outputs
  • Powerful dual 9-watt stereo speaker system
  • Under 27 pounds

 

  • Compact digital piano with 88 weighted hammer action keys
  • 30 acoustic and electric piano sounds to choose from
  • 9 different temperaments for period-specific performances
  • Rich, dynamic acoustic piano sounds borrowed from the Korg Kronos
  • RH3 (Real Weighted Hammer Action 3) keyboard for expressive performances
  • High-output amp section and 2 large-diameter 10 cm speakers let you play as loud as you want
  • Three-pedal design with half-damper support for realistic playing
  • Line Out jack, built-in metronome, and MIDI capability
  • Slim and stylish design — only 10-1/4 inches (26 cm) in depth
  • Reduced chassis, package size, and weight make it easy to move and situate in any room