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New KORG Powerhouse NAUTILUS Workstations



Thenew NAUTILUS Workstation from KORG delivers the power and performanceof KORG’s flagship KRONOS in a streamlined design.

Each of the 88, 73- and 61-key NAUTILUS performance Workstation models provide articulated reproduction of a vast range of sounds – over 2,200 – using the full nine-engine muscle of KRONOS, with enhanced SGX-2 Grand Piano and HD-1 High Definition PCM synthesizer engines. New sounds, full-featured sampling, HD audio recording capabilities and on-board processing are at a player’s fingertips. The fast and agile TouchView 7-inch color touchscreen with gesture support, and a wealth of real-time controllers – a four-way joystick, vector joystick, ribbon control, a dedicated dynamics knob and customizable buttons – provide intuitive control crafted for speed. 

NAUTILUS sound creation is built on a three-pillared concept, with many soundsunique to the line. First, “Standard” sounds are, as the name implies,core sounds useful across allmusical genres, such as acoustic andelectric pianos, orchestral instruments, guitars and bass guitars.“Current” sounds made possible by NAUTILUS’ modeling synthesis andPCMengines are keyed to modern composition and production tastes andinclude up-to-date synth sounds, drum kits and special effects. The “Unique”category of NAUTILUS sounds, includingphrase loops that followtempo, pianos that combine wild timbres with stunning piano sources, foundpercussion and more, exhibit powerful character all their own toinspire creativity.

The NAUTILUS also includes Grand and Upright pianos from the KORG KRONOS andGrandstage plus EXs piano libraries, plus its own new piano, combining toprovide the most pianotypes featured in any keyboard product.The NAUTILUS sound architecture can deliver a powerful two-part split/layerplus a drum track in a single Program and includes suchadvancedconfigurations as a 16-part Combination Mode. NAUTILUS is240-note polyphonic capable and features KORG’s Dynamic PolyphonyAllocation and Smooth Sound Transitiontechnologies for uninterrupted performanceand sound switching. NAUTILUS also includes a dual polyphonic arpeggiator. Afully customizable Setlist mode complements NAUTILUS’flexibility.

The 88-key NAUTILUS keys feature KORG’s finest RH3 Real Weighted Hammer Actionto give an authentic and accurate piano playing experience, while the 73-and 61-key keyboardsoffer KORG’s Natural Touch ultra-quickand expressive semi-weighted synthesizer action.

Onboard processing includes up to 16 effects and 32 EQs simultaneously, with adozen inserts. Also onboard is a sequencer with 16 MIDI tracks, 16 audiotracks, and an internal SSDdrive.

The three models of the KORG NAUTILUS Performance Synth/Workstation will beavailable in early 2021 with pricing as follows:

Nautilus88 – 88-key Performance Synth/Workstation – $2699.99
Nautilus73 – 73-key Performance Synth/Workstation – $2399.99
Nautilus61 – 61-key Performance Synth/Workstation – $1999.99

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