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Kurzweil ME-1 Micro Ensemble Sound Module

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    Description
    In the tradition of Kurzweil's highly popular and successful Micro Piano, comes our newest half rack module, the ME-1 Micro Ensemble. This low cost module features a wide variety of piano, keyboard and synth sounds, along with strings, guitars, basses, voices, and drums - a total of 256 programs in all. The samples and synth programming is taken directly from our PC2 Series instruments, including our newest stereo triple strike acoustic piano sample, and our new multi-strike electric pianos (both Rhodes and Wurlitzer). (It should be noted that the KB3 Organs from the PC2 are not found in the Micro Ensemble, but the regular, sample-based organ programs are included.)

    The Micro Ensemble has 32 voice polyphony and is 16 channel multi-timbral. A Global effects processor features the same effects found in our SP Stage Piano Series. You can choose from one of 9 different effects, along with the wet dry settings for reverb and chorus, directly from the front panel, or via MIDI (the effects are applied the same for the programs on all MIDI channels). The Micro Ensemble can also be transposed up or down, up to an octave and tuned +/- 99 cents.
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    Architecture
    Type: Digital
    Synthesis: ROM, Wave Table
    Oscillators
    Oscillators: 1
    Waveforms: ROM, Wave Table
    Osc Modulation: Continuous Controller, Keyboard, Mod Wheel, Pedal, Velocity
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Sustain, Release
    Filter Modulation: Envelope, Keyboard, Knob, LFO, Mod Wheel, Oscillator, Pedal, Pitch Wheel, Portamento
    LFO Parameters: Sample & Hold, Square, Triangle
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 32
    Timbrality: 16
    Tuning: Atonal, Micro, Standard
    Patches
    Patches RAM: 256
    Patches ROM: 256
    Storage: Internal
    Editing: MIDI
    Effects
    30 effects combinations, with a choice of reverbs, choruses, delays, and flangers. Each effects has a wet/dry mix, which can be controlled per channel. Change and store effects for each of the 256 presets.
    Chips and Operating System
    1.2
    Case
    Case: Desktop, Module, Rack
    Rack Size: Half
    Controls: Buttons, Velocity, Pedal - Volume
    Display Type: LED
    Display Count H: 5
    Display Count V: 7
    Display Notes: 5x7 LED dot matrix
    Dimensions (WxDxH): (1.57") (4.00 cm) (9.57") (24.30 cm) (8.66") (22.00 cm)
    Weight: (3.31 lb.) (1.50 kg)
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
    Audio Output Notes: 3
    MIDI Ports: IN, THRU
    General MIDI: GM - General MIDI
    CV Ports: Trigger Out
    DAC Bits: 24
    Power: 9.5VAC / 2.0A external power supply
    Production
    Year Released: 2002
    Manuals & Documents

    Product Links
    Company Product Sites:
    [+] kurzweil.com
    Pricing
    MSRP List Price: $599 - convert
    Retail Street Price: $550 - convert
    Used Price: $249 - convert
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