PC3LE8 Features & Specs
All specifications subject to change without notice.
|Keyboard:||88-note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys. (Fatar TP40L)|
|Display:||240 x 64 backlit LED w/ dedicated back panel contrast control|
|Polyphony:||64 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated, lightning fast performance|
|Multitimbral:||16 parts (one per MIDI channel)|
|Architecture:||Full PC3 Synth Engine and V.A.S.T. Editing (new in O/S V2):
Dynamic VAST: Powerful new synthesis engine, with user programmable DSP algs and routing. More DSP power than even our K Series instruments.
VA1 Inside: anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing from Kurzweil’s VA1 prototype synth, capable of delivering authentic analog emulations as well as incredibly complex new sounds.
Cascade Mode: lets the user route one layer through the DSP of any other layer within a program – up to 32 consecutive layers deep!
|Desktop Editor:||(New in O/S V2) – Mac and PC platforms (available for purchase from SoundTower)|
|Factory Presets:||1061; the majority of the PC3 sound set is included (download full “object list” here).|
|Factory MIDI Setups:||256 factory programmed MIDI setups. – featuring up to 16 independent zones, effects, independent controller assignments, triggerable pattern-based “Riffs” and arpeggiator settings.|
|File Compatibility:||Loads from:
-PC3K: most* objects except samples.
-PC3: most* objects.
-K2 Series: the majority of Setups, Programs, and Keymaps (no sample loading or compatibility file; see the V2 Addendum manual for details).
O/S V2 or later required.
*The LE has less FX resources so may not be able to load certain objects.
|User Memory:||16,000 locations for user objects.|
|Sequencer:||16 tracks; 960 PPQ resolution. Song editing functions include both event and track-based tools like quantize, swing, remap, controller scaling and more. Controller chasing and quick “set song loop point” functions are also included|
|Effects:||10 insert effects distributed over 10 busses, two auxiliary sends; featuring over 500 of our award winning preset FX chains – reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more (FX editing limited to chain selection and wet/dry mix).|
|Controllers:||Pitch wheel, modulation wheel, 5 front panel knobs (15 virtual knobs with a 3-tiered shift button), 7 front panel switches (12 virtual switches with a 2-tiered shift button), 2 switch pedal inputs, 1 continuous control pedal input and mono pressure. Controller values can be “captured” and stored as part of a program. In addition to all of these, the PC3LE also features 8 backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads that can be used to trigger sounds, sequences, chords and arpeggiations|
|Arpeggiator:||16 full-featured independent arpeggiators with multiple latch modes, selectable play order, velocity, duration, tempo, and sync functions as well as pre-recorded beats and musical phrases|
|Riffs:||16 simultaneous “Riff” generators (used for triggering MIDI sequenced phrases, beats, or complete multi-track arrangements from notes on the keyboard and/or any on-board physical controller)|
|Analog Outputs:||Two 1/4″ balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs)|
|Headphones:||1 rear panel 1/4″ headphone output|
|Digital Outputs:||24-bit, stereo S/PDIF at 48K (internal clock)|
|MIDI:||In, Out, Thru|
|USB Computer Port:||MIDI over USB. Also allows the PC3LE to load/save data directly to and from a Mac/PC as well as perform OS updates.|
|USB Storage Port:||Supports USB thumb-drives for loading/saving user data as well as performing OS updates.|
|FREE OS Updates:||Flash ROM upgradeable via direct-USB or thumb-drive|
|Included Accessories:||Power cable, Switch pedal, USB cable, (4) self adhesive feet|
|Height:||(5.00″) (12.70 cm)|
|Depth:||(14.50″) (36.83 cm)|
|Length:||(56.48″) (143.41 cm)|
|Weight:||(54.15 lb.) (24.56 kg)|
|Power:||Internal AC power supply
Automatic selection 90-250V AC operation