Korg Nautilus 73 Music Workstation

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Korg Nautilus 73 Music Workstation

Key Features

- 73-Key, Natural Touch Semi-Weighted

- 9 Sound Engines + Updated SGX2 & HD1

- TouchView Interface and Control Panel

- Sampling and HD Audio Recording

- Dynamic Polyphony Allocation

- 16 Simultaneous FX + 32 EQs

- 2200 Programs and Combinations

- 16 MIDI +16 Audio-Track Sequencer (SSD)

- Customizable Set List Mode

- Color TouchView Display with Touch-Drag

Korg NAUTILUS 73 Specs

System     Nautilus System Version 1.0

Keyboard     73-Key, Natural Touch Semi-Weighted

Synthesis Method     HD-1 High Definition Synthesizer (PCM) HD-1

AL-1 Analog Synthesizer (Analog Modeling) EXi (Expansion Instruments)

CX-3 Tonewheel Organ (Tonewheel Organ Modeling)

STR-1 Plucked String (Physical Modeling)

MS-20EX Component Modeling Technology (Analog Modeling)

PolysixEX Component Modeling Technology (Analog Modeling)

MOD-7 Waveshaping VPM Synthesizer (VPM Synthesis)

SGX-2 Premium Piano (Acoustic Piano)

EP-1 MDS Electric Piano (Electric Piano)

Polyphony     HD-1: 140 Voices

AL-1: 80 Voices

CX-3: 200 Voices

STR-1: 40 Voices

MS-20EX: 40 Voices

PolysixEX: 180 Voices

MOD-7: 52 Voices

SGX-2: 100 Voices

EP-1: 104 Voices

Preset PCM Memory     Preset PCM 314 MB (ROM 1505 Multi-Samples, 1388 Drum-Samples)

Built-In Expansion PCM Libraries

EXs1 ROM Expansion

EXs4 Vintage Keyboards

EXs5 ROM Expansion 2

EXs8 Rock Ambience Drums

EXs9 Jazz Ambience Drums

EXs18 Korg EXs Collections

EXs21 Italian Piano

German Mono Grand

Upright Piano

C3 (Prepared)

PCM RAM Capacity: About 2 GB

Wave Sequences     Preload: 187 Wave Sequences

User Memory 598 Wave Sequences

Support for Stereo Multi-Samples, Synchronization of Individual Notes, and Tempo-Based Settings

Combination     Number of Timbres: 16 Maximum

Master Keyboard Functionality: Keyboard and Velocity Splits, Layers, and Crossfades up to 16 Programs and/or External MIDI Devices

Advanced Vector Synthesis: Control Oscillator Volumes and Synthesis and Effects Parameters via Tempo-Synchronized Vector Envelope

Quick Layer/Split Function

Drum Kits     Assignable Stereo/Mono Samples with 8 Velocity Zones per Oscillator (with Crossfade Functions)

Programs/Drum Kits     User Memory Programs: 2560 (1792 or More Preloaded [896 or More HD-1 + 896 or more EXi])

User Memory Combinations: 1792 (480 or More Preloaded)

User Memory Drum Kits: 264 (78 or More Preloaded) 256 GM Level 2 Preset Programs + 9 GM Level 2 Drum Preset Programs

Set List     Number of Set Lists/Slots: 128 Set Lists, 128 Slots per Set List

Each Set List Provides a 9-Band Graphic EQ, and a Tone Adjust Function that Allows Program Settings to Be Adjusted

Hold Time Setting for Smooth Sound Transition (SST) Supported for Each Slot

Sampling     System: Open Sampling System (resampling, In-Track sampling)


RAM: 16-Bit / 48 kHz Stereo/Mono Sampling

Drive: 16 or 24-Bit / 48 kHz

Sampling Time

RAM: Depends on the Amount of Available PCM RAM

Drive: Maximum of 80 Minutes Stereo (879 MB: 16-Bit)

Samples: 16,000 Samples/4000 Multi-Samples (128 Indexes per Multi-Sample) Formats: Korg Format, AKAI S1000/S3000 Data (with Advanced Program Parameter Conversion); SoundFont 2.0, AIFF, and WAVE Formats

Editing: Time Stretch, Time Slice, Crossfade Loop, and Other Standard Editing Features

Effects     Insert Effects: 12, Stereo In / Stereo Out

Master Effects: 2, Stereo In / Stereo Out

Total Effects: 2, Stereo In / Stereo Out

Timbre/Track EQ: One 3-Band EQ for Each Timbre/Track

Effect Types: 197 Different Effects Types (Any Effect Type May be Used for Insert, Master, or Total Effects)

Modulation: Dynamic Modulation and Common LFO

Effects Control Busses: Stereo Side-Chaining for Compressors, Gates, Vocoders, Etc

Effect Presets: 783, Maximum 32 per 1 Effect (Preset User)

Arpeggiator     Arpeggiator: One module in Program Mode, Two Modules in Combination and Sequencer Modes

Arpeggio Pattern: 2048 Presets, 1536 Users (96 Come Preload)

Controllers: On/Off, Latch

Drum Track     Preset Patterns: 718 Preset (Common with the Preset Patterns of the MIDI Sequencer)

User Patterns: 1000 Patterns (Patterns Created in SEQUENCER Mode Can be Converted to Drum Track User Patterns

Controllers: Drum On/Off

Trigger Mode/Sync/Zone Settings can Be Specified

Sequencer     Step SequenceUser Patterns: 4 Patterns (Drum Track Cannot be Used Simultaneously)

Sequencer/HDR Tracks: 16-Track MIDI Sequencer + 16-Track Hard Disk Recorder + Master TrackNumber of Songs: 200 Songs

Resolution 480 Ticks per 1/4-Note

Tempo: 40.00 to 300.00 (1/100 BPM Resolution)

Maximum Memory: 400,000 MIDI Events (with MIDI Data Only) or 300,000 Audio Events (with Audio Data Only)

MIDI Tracks:16 Tracks Plus the Master Track 718 Preset / 100 User Patterns (per Song) 18 Preset / 16 User Template Songs

Format: Korg (NAUTILUS, KRONOS, OASYS) Format, SMF Formats 0 and 1

Audio Tracks:16-Track Playback, 4-Track Simultaneous Recording, WAV File Format 16-Bit / 24-Bit Automation: Volume, Pan, EQ, and Send 1/2 10,000 Regions (Maximum), Event Anchors, BPM Adjust Other Functions: RPPR (Realtime Pattern Play and Record): 1 Pattern Set per Song

Media     Load, Save, Utility, Data Filer Function (Save/Load MIDI System Exclusive Data), CD-R/RW (UDF Format read/write), ISO9660 Level 1

Controllers     Joystick, Switches 1 & 2 ARP

Controller Section: Switches:On/Off, Latch

Drum Controller Section: Switches: On/Off

Display     TouchView Graphical User Interface, 7.0" / 177.8 mm TFT, WVGA (800 x 480 Dots), Adjustable Brightness

Frequency Response     20 Hz to 22 kHz ±1.0 dB, 10 Kilohms Load

THD+N     0.01% (20 Hz to 22 kHz ±1.0 dB, 10 Kilohms Load)

Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)     95 dB Typical

Dynamic Range     95 dB Typical

Crosstalk     95 dB, at 1 kHz (Typical)

Audio Outputs     Analog:

Audio Outputs (Main) L/Mono, R

Audio Outputs (Individual) 1-4

1/4" / 6.35 mm TRS Balanced

Output Impedance: 350 Ohms Stereo; 175 Ohms Mono (L/Mono Only)

Nominal Level: +4.0 dBu

Maximum Level: +16.0 dBu

Load Impedance: 600 Ohms or Greater

Master Volume Slider Controls Only Audio Outputs (Main) L/MONO and R


1/4" / 6.35 mm Stereo Phone Jack

Output Impedance: 33 Ohms

Maximum Level: 60+60 mW at 33 Ohms

Master Volume Slider (Link with Audio Outputs Main)


USB Type-B

Format: 24-Bit

Sample Rate: 48 kHz

2 Channels (Digital Output of the Same Signals as Audio Outputs (Main - L/Mono and R)

Audio Inputs     Analog:

Audio Inputs 1,2:

1/4" / 6.35 mm TRS Balanced

Input Impedance: 10 Kilohms

Nominal Level: Line +4 dBu (Analog Input Gain = Min), -36 dBu (Analog Input Gain = Max)

Nominal Level: Mic -22 dBu (Analog Input Gain = Min), -55 dBu (Analog Input Gain = Max)

Maximum Level: Line +16 dBu (Analog Input Gain = Min), -24 dBu (Analog Input Gain = Max)

Maximum Level: Mic -10 dBu (Analog Input Gain = Min), -43 dBu (Analog Input Gain = Max)

Source Impedance: 600 Ohms


USB Type-B

Format: 24-Bit

Sample Rate: 48 kHz

2 Channels

Control Inputs     Damper (Half Damper Supported)

Assignable Switch

Assignable Pedal

MIDI     In, Out, Thru: 3 x 5-Pin DIN

USB     USB Type-A: For Connection to QWERTY Keyboards, MIDI Controllers, Ethernet Adapters, and Storage Devices

USB Type-B

MIDI/Audio Interface

MIDI: 1 x (16 Channels) Input / 1 x (16 Channel) Output

Audio: 2 x Channel input / 2 x Channel Output

2 x USB 2.0 High-Speed Ports (Supports 480 Mbps)

Drive     60 GB SSD

Power     Power Supply: AC Power Supply Terminal

Power Consumption: 40 W

Dimensions     48.3 x 15.2 x 4.6" / 122.7 x 38.6 x 11.6 cm

Weight     32.2 lb / 14.6 kg

Packaging Info

Package Weight     39.5 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)     53.5 x 19 x 8.38"