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SD1 Plus - Super Drum Arranger Workstation


KETRON SD1+ Arranger Workstation


The SD1 Plus from Ketron is a 76-key arranger workstation that offers all of the features you've come to expect from a high-quality workstation keyboard, plus some other features that bring the fun back into playing and creating music live or in a studio. The half-weighted keys are velocity sensitive and have aftertouch to help recreate a real piano feeling. The high-quality sound engine provides numerous voices and a 64-voice polyphony.


The SD1 Plus has plenty of preprogrammed styles, timbres, drum loops and kits for your playing needs. The intuitive interface features a large backlit screen, pitch and modulation wheels, and a plethora of buttons for instantly accessing the tools you need. Sophisticated arranger and sequencer functions are terrific for song creations, and a 16MB sampler is provided that allows wave graph editing. A vocalizer provides controllable harmonies for your singing. The most unique features of the SD1 Plus include the ability to synchronize a WAV file with a MIDI file or style and therefore change the tempo of WAV files without affecting the pitch. Display of .TXT files in arranger mode eliminates the need for sheet music. Simplified hard disk management, the capability of muting individual instruments in a sampled groove, and more are also built into the instrument. All of these features tucked neatly into a sleek and portable housing designed to withstand the rigors of professional use make the SD1 Plus a great choice for your arranger workstation needs.


 Key Features 76 Half-Weighted Keys The 76 keys are half weighted and are also velocity-sensitive and have aftertouch for recreating a piano feel. Realistic Voices The high-quality sound engine provides the ultimate in realistic instruments, such as sax with breath, guitars with fret noise, etc. Intuitive Interface Pitch and modulation wheels, control buttons, and a large backlit screen provide a smooth and easy working environment. Connectivity XLR and 1/4" microphone inputs, 1/4" audio outputs, MIDI in, out, and thru connectors, microphone outputs, pedal and footswitch inputs, and a computer interface give the SD1 Plus great connectivity. Hard Disk and Floppy Drive The 6GB internal hard drive and 3.5" floppy drive provide terrific storage capabilities. Arranger Multiple intros, fills, breaks, and endings, along with several loops and styles are included to construct songs in a variety of genres. An assignable split function divides the keyboard into two to four different voices while the program mode lets you layer up to four voices at once. Vocalizer When using a microphone, the vocalizer function can be engaged to provide you with keyboard-controlled harmonies. Effects 60 effects, including reverb, chorus, and much more are provided to add richness to your sound. Sampling 16MB of sample RAM is provided to record new sounds to your instrument at CD-quality levels. A multisample file can be created that accommodates up to 64 samples for an amazing timbre. Digital Drawbars The digital drawbars provide terrific control over the organ voices. Sequencer The 16-track sequencer allows meticulous song construction. Optional Video Out The optional video output let you connect an external television or computer monitor, great for karaoke applications.



KETRON SD1-Plus   Specs

76 half-weighted keys.After touch. 6 new Velocity Curves.

POLIPHONY 64 notes.32 multitimbral.
SOUND GENERATION 310 New Presets ( programmable ), 350 GM Voices.
128 User Voices. 80 One Touch setting.
16 digital Drawbars.Up to 1000 Drum Percussion Sounds.
RAM 16 MB RAM. Single &Block Sound loading. Files.Wav,Msp and Ins supported.
ARRANGER 131 New Flash Styles (rewritable ).168 ROM Styles. Style setting. 4 Arranger, 3 Intros/Endings, 3Fills Ins, Break, Fill To End, Jump. Interactive accompaniment. Tap tempo. Accelerando & Ritardando.Tempo Slow/Fast. 1 Touch to Style. Chord solo .
BASS Manual Bass, Bass to Lowest, Basso to Root. Bassist .
PIANIST Auto/Standard mode.
DRUM SETS 24 New Internal Drum Sets.24 User Drum Sets. 50 Live Drums. Manual Drums.Drum Mixer.10 Drum Sections.
PROGRAMS 128 Programs.4 voices.Modes :Duet,Trio,Steel,Morphing. Single & Global Program Disk loading.
2ND VOICE 2nd Voice programmable for each Preset and User Voice. 2nd Voice to Disk.
MIDIFILE PLAYER SMF Song playback.Real Time song recording.Songs with lyrics,karaoke and files Txt. Juke box.Intelligent Transposer. Demo&Hit folder. Drum&Bass. Lead Off. XD Series Remap.
DRUM REMIX Real time interactive MIDI ?le and Style playing. Song and Style select.
OCTAVE Up/Down +/-1 Octave.
HARMONY Full,Jazz,Double Up, Double Down, 5th, Bluegrass,Trill,Folk1, Folk 2, Repeat & Speed control.
PORTAMENTO Rate control +/-64.Mono Legato function.
TRANSPOSER +/-24 half tones
AFTERTOUCH Assignable to Cut off,Volume,Bend,Slide,LFO,Attack,Treshold and Sensitivity control.
MOD.WHEEL LFO to Pitch,to DCF,to DCA,Wha Wha,Swell,Rate.Rotor speed control.
PITCH WHEEL Tune +/-99 Cents .Vibrato On/Off.Bend value 0/24.Bend to LFO,DCF,DCA.
ARABIC SCALE Tune +/-99 Cents per note.13 Arabic set ups footswitch assignable.
ACCORDION MODE International,Belgique.Left/Right velocity control.Bass octave.Bass Sustain.Bass to Chord recognition, Lower octave. Left drum to Bass &Chord. Bass Off on Stop.
EFFECTS 3 digital multi effects DSP 's.60 differents effects,Reverberation,Chorus ,Flanger,Delay,Wha
Wha,Distorsion,Overdrive,Rotor,Equalizer +/-12 Db (Low,Middle,High).16 User Effects.
SAMPLER 16 Mbyte sampling 16 Bit -44.1 KHz. Multisampler editor. Wav Sync to Style.
VOCALIZER Vocalizer unit.Harmonizer.Vocoder,Melody types.MIDI Vocalist track.Left&Right assignment.
Filter edit.Vocalizer modes.
MICRO 2 Micro input:XRL Balanced,Mono Jack.2 Micro Out to external mixer.Level Pan Pot,Echo,Reverb,Pitch Shift+/- 12,Dry.
MIDI In1,In2,Out,Thru.32 MIDI channels.General MIDI Standard.
SEQUENCER 16 Tracks,150.000 notes.
HARD DISK Type ATA IDE 2.5. 6Gbyte .Up to 99 folders.Master folder.
Bonus Library : Stereo Grand Piano.Orchestral sounds. 200 Midi files. 200 Song Single Registrations. 35 Patterns. Internal Style backup folder. X & XD Series Style Conversion.
DISPLAY 240 X 128 Pixel baklit graphic TCF
OUTPUTS Out 1Left/Mono.Out 2Right.Out 3.Out 4.Sustain Pedal.Footswitch (6 or 13 switches).Micro1 Out.Micro2 Out. GM/Keyboard Out assignment to 4 audio Outputs
INPUTS Stereo headphone.MicroXRL.Micro Jack.Micro Gain control.
OPTIONAL Video Interface .Volume Pedal.Volume Pedal 4 switches.Sustain pedal.Footswitch FS6-FS13.MIDI Pedalboard.
COMPUTER PC/Mac Interface .Cable&Software.
DIMENSIONS 119 X 39 X 12 Cms
WEIGHT Kg 16.5

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