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    ZR-76 SYNTH WORKSTATION-One Owner - $600 + Actual Shipping (probably around 50 or so to lower 48) No overseas, please.

    Please email me at esiegel2@gmail.com w/questions or if you want photos.

    For sale is an excellent condition ZR-76 workstation.
    I am the original owner, and I only used it in my smoke-free studio.
    Includes full original manual and gig bag.

    Check the reviews!


    All the specs are below.
    The ZR-76 is unusual for several reasons:

    1) it is one of the few weighted action (true piano action) 76 key keyboards, and is therefore an excellent controller for virtual synths, etc.
    2) its "perfect piano" by Coakley is an excellent and responsive acoustic piano sound
    3) it has an amazing "sketch pad" feature that records you at all times for a user-definable period. So if you are noodling and come up with something cool, it is automatically saved.
    4) It has a full featured sequencer for storing sequences or creating new sequences
    5) It has tons of killer presets and samples of all kinds
    6) It has great effects and control over the synth sounds.

    This particular instrument was the basis of a non-smoking home studio for about 3 years, rarely used, very rarely gigged. I am the original owner.

    For the right person, this is a killer deal.
    The ZR-76 is a 76-note, weighted action, stage and studio keyboard / workstation. The ZR-76 offers 64 voice polyphony and over 1200 digital ROM sounds, including The Perfect Piano by W. Coakley. There are also three expansion slots, an easy-to-use sequencer, interactive drum machine and a 24-bit effects processor. One of the best features is the sound finder: all you have to do is type the first few letters of the patch you want and the synth finds them for you, or you can browse through the sounds by categories. A big help when there are over 1200 sounds on-board.

    While its sounds are very good, for ROM samples, it's the 16MB Perfect Piano expansion card [INCLUDED] that really stands out, providing one of the most realistic sounding pianos on the market, plus it gives you a couple of realistic electric pianos as well. This synth also has a ton of amazing retro-synth samples and some awesome guitar sounds. The available expansion cards (Urban Dance and World Beat, for example) are excellent as well. And the ZR even comes with a program that lets you edit and create your own sounds too.

    The ZR-76 also features an idea/sketch pad performance recorder in which it remembers everything you have played, and it can play back what you just did or send it to your sequencer for editing or to add to an existing sequence. In addition, the exclusive Ensoniq Delta Quantize feature will adjust your performance to match your sequence tempo (in case your playing wasn't already perfect).

    Yes, this is the synth featured in the HALO sound library, and it makes a worthy addition to any song writer's synth collection. It has been used by Baby Face and other rock, pop and R&B artists.

    Ensoniq ZR-76 Specifications

    * Type: Workstation/ keyboard/
    * Synthesis Type: Digital Accoustic simulation Digital synthesis and resynthesis technologies with 30 MB of ROM
    * Polyphony:
    o Max: 64
    o Typical in use: 37
    * Multi-timbral (number of parts): 16
    * Controllers : 1 Mod/Volume pedal, 2 Single/dual foot switch inputs
    * Effects :
    o Number of FX units : 6
    o Number of different effects : 40
    * Drum Section :
    o Number of Drum Kits : 79
    o Number of Drum sounds : 751
    * Keyboard :
    o Number of Keys : 76
    o Can send on 16 simultaneous MIDI channels
    o Responds to : velocity, after-touch
    o Sounds can be split by : velocity, keyboard
    * Memory :
    o Patches : 778(+751 drum elements)
    o Performances : 32
    * Inputs and Outputs :
    o Number of Audio Outs (excluding Phones) : 4
    o Number of Audio Ins : N/A
    o Number of MIDI Outs (excluding Thru) : 1
    o Number of MIDI Ins : 1
    * Upgrade Options : 3 expansion slots, for a total of up to 688 Megabits (86 MB) of ROM wave data. A Wave Expansion board holds up to 192 Megabits (24 MB) wave data, multiple banks of sonds (up to 128 per bank), and demos. A FLASH sample board provides 4 MB of re-writable FLASH. ROM memory for loading .WAV, or .AIF sampled sounds. Expansion boards are user-installable.

    # Memory : Number of Notes : 231kBytes
    # Number of Patterns :
    # Number of songs : 24
    Cool features :
    Exclusive Ensoniq Delta quantize will re-clock any performance to regular time so it can be used in a sequence.It has a built in disk drive allowing you to load sounds,sequences,drum patterns, ect.

    Comments about the sounds :
    The perfect piano patch is a must for anyone who needs a TRUE piano sound to cut throught the mix or stand alone. Believe me it lives up to the perfect piano patch name. Also check out the synth vintage patches. Relive the days of analog and classic samples with this collection of 70's-80's patches. The Capt'n'Crunch is sure to scare the pants off of the most avid guitar player and the drums will about make you kick your drummer to the curb. Hey forget the rest of the band. With the sounds of the ZR you can cut your next CD alone. The ZR comes with a program to help you edit and create your own sounds.

    Sounds to check out :
    Perfect Piano, Capt'n'Crunch, Mr. Coffee, Breath Sax, Fairligh Strings, New Age Piano(has that Journey sound) Atomic lead, plus many more

    * Location: Southern Westchester
    * it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

  • #2
    Is this still available?