Korg launches Nautilus, a powerful little brother to the Kronos synth workstation

Featuring nine synthesis engines, over 2,200 sounds out of the box and much more.

Korg Nautilus

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Korg has announced the Nautilus, a powerful new performance-based synth that evolves the brand’s Kronos series devices at a more accessible price.

All nine synthesis engines from the Kronos series devices make it on the Nautilus; this includes SGX-2 Premium Piano for all your acoustic piano-type sounds; EP-1 MDS Electric Piano and the HD-1 High Definition PCM Synth.

There are a lot of sounds on the Nautilus – over 2,200 sounds out of the box. Each program can also be split or layered to two parts plus a drum track, or organised with a 16-part Combination mode.

Some other performance features include a dual polyphonic arpeggiator (with 1,593 preloaded patterns) and a Setlist mode as well. There’s also a seven-inch touchscreen to clearly navigate the menus, engines and more.

The Nautilus comes in three sizes, the 73- and 61- key editions feature a semi-weighted Natural Touch keyboard, while the full-fledged 88-key version includes Korg’s RH3 hammer-action keyboard. Check out a Korg’s trailer for the synth below:

The Nautilus begins shipping in early 2021. The 88-key model is priced at $2,700/£2,549, while the 73- and 61- note models are priced at $2,400/£2,199 and $2,000/£1,949, respectively.

Find out more at Korg.com.

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