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Korg a.k.a. Korg Musical Instruments is a Japanese Electronic Musical Instrument manufacturer, originally founded in 1962 by Tsutomu Katoh and Tadashi Osanai as Keio Gijutsu Kenkyujo Ltd.

Later named Keio Electronic Laboratories because its fledgling offices were located near the Keio train line in Tokyo.
Korg is best known for its range of keyboard, synthesizer, drum and percussion instruments, effect units and recording technology.

In 1967, Katoh was approached by Fumio Mieda, an engineer who wanted to build keyboards. Their first product, an organ was sold under the name KORG. The name KORG was created by using the first letter of each founder's last name plus "RG" from their planned emphasis on products targeted for the organ market (emphasizing the letters R and G in the word "oRGan").

Korg is credited with a number of innovations and landmark products. In particular, the Korg M1 workstation, which debuted in 1988, has sold over 250,000 units. It is the best selling synthesizer of all time.

Current generation instruments include the Kronos series workstations, Nano portable controllers, and analog modelling synthesizers Minilogue and Monologue..

Korg instruments are available in NZ and Australia from Rubber Monkey.

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Korg Volca Beats - Analog Rhythm Machine

  • Real Analogue Drum Sounds
  • Electribe-Style 16-Step Loop Sequencer
  • Sync In and Out for Other Volca Units
  • Versatile MIDI Input
  • PCM Sound Engine
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Korg Volca Analog Bass Machine Synthesizer

  • Analogue Bass Synthesis
  • Self-Tuning Oscillators
  • 3 Analogue Oscillators
  • Built-In 16-Step Sequencer
  • 8 Memory Patches
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Korg Krome 73-Key Music Workstation

  • 73-Key Semi-Weighted Keyboard
  • German D Grand Piano Patch
  • Three Types of Electric Piano Patches
  • Vintage Amp, Cabinet and Effect Modelling
  • 600 Preset Drum Patterns with Ambience
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Korg EXP2 - Foot Controller

  • Side-Mounted Slide Control
  • 3-Conductor Detachable 1/4" Connector Cable
  • Works with Most Korg Keyboards, Modules & Effect Processors
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Korg PS-3 Single Momentary Footswitch

  • For Compatible Korg Products
  • Sustain and Damper Pedal
  • Control Pedal Applications
  • Non-Slip Base
  • 1/4" Phone Connection
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Korg DS1H - Piano Half Damper Switch

  • Offers Half-Damper Action For Select Keyboards
  • Full Sustain for Keyboards without Half-Damper Support
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Korg CM-200 Clip-On Contact Microphone with 1/4" Jack (Black / Red)

  • For Brass Instruments, Violins & More
  • For Tuning Instruments in Loud Ensembles
  • For Use with Korg Tuners
  • Sensitive Piezo Element
  • Directly Captures Instrument Vibrations
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Korg nanoKONTROL 2 - Slim-Line USB MIDI Controller (Black)

  • 8 Faders
  • 8 Knobs
  • 24 Switches
  • Transport Controls
  • Marker, Cycle, Track Buttons
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Korg plugKEY Mobile MIDI/Audio Interface for iOS Lighting Devices (Black)

  • Apple Certified for iPod, iPhone & iPad
  • Micro-USB Charging Port Powers iOS Device
  • Integrated iOS Lightning Cable
  • Two High-Quality 1/4" Line Outputs
  • Headphone: 1/8" Stereo Output
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Korg Minilogue Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer

  • Four Voice - Fully Programmable
  • 200 Fully Editable Presets
  • Modes: Poly, Duo, Mono, Chord, Unison
  • 16-Step Poly Note and Motion Sequencer
  • Tape-Style Delay
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