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Introducing the new X50 music synthesizer, packed with Korg's distinctive and rich sounds acclaimed by top artists around the world, designed for easy and intuitive operation, and with an ultra-light and compact design that's ideal for the active musician.

  • 512 professional-quality sound programs produced by the HI synthesis system used on the world-famous TRITON series.
  • 384 combinations, each allowing up to eight programs to be freely combined to create complex sounds.
  • Multi Mode allows the X50 to be played from your external sequencer as a 16-part multi-timbral sound module.
  • Powerful effect section with four processors (one insert effect, two master effects, one master EQ).
  • Four-channel audio output (two main channels, two individual channels), a first in its class.
  • Dual polyphonic arpeggiator for even more musical enjoyment.
  • USB connector allows single-cable MIDI connection with your computer.
  • "X50 Editor" and "X50 Plug-In Editor" sound editing software is included, allowing sound editing via a stand-alone program or as a plug-in within your DAW software.


X50 Specifications

  • System: HI (Hyper Integrated) synthesis system
  • Tone Generator: HI (Hyper Integrated) sound engine: 48 kHz sampling frequency, 64 MB PCM ROM, 470 multisamples, 518 drumsamples
  • Keyboard: 61-key
  • Polyphony: 62 voices, 62 oscillators (in single mode) / 31 voices, 62 oscillators (in double mode)
  • Effect Section: stereo digital multi effect system: 2 Master Effects (mono in, stereo out), an Insert Effect (stereo in/out), and a Master Effect (3-band stereo)
  • Number of Effect Types: 89 (available for Insert Effect and Master Effects)
  • Programs, Combinations, Multi-sets, Drumkits: 512 user Programs (512 preloads), 384 user Combinations (384 preloads), 128 user Multi sets (16 preloads), 40 user Drumkits (16 preloads), GM (General MIDI) compatible 128 preset programs + 9 GM2 drum programs (ROM)
  • Dual Polyphonic Arpeggiator: available two arpeggiators in Combination and Multi Mode, an arpeggiator can be used in Program Mode, 5 presets, 215 user arpeggio patterns (251 preloads)
  • Controllers: pirch bend wheel, modulation wheel, REALTIME CONTROLS knob 1~4
  • Display: 240 x 64 dots LCD with backligh, graphical user interface
  • Outputs: MAIN-L/MONO, R, INDIVIDUAL-1, 2, Headphones
  • Control Inputs: damper (half-pedaling supported), assignable switch, assignable pedal
  • MIDI: IN, OUT
  • USB: type B connector (transmits MIDI only)
  • Power Supply: DC 12 V
  • Current Consumption: 800 mA
  • Dimensions: 975 (W) x 257 (D) x 80 (H) mm / 38.39" (W) x 10.12" (D) x 3.15" (H)
  • Weight: 4.3 kg / 9.48 lbs.
  • Included Items: AC adapter, CD-ROM (X50 Editor, X50 Plug-In Editor and KORG USB-MIDI Driver software)


System Requirements of computers to connect with the X50 via USB

Supported OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Professional/x64 Edition
Supported Computer: computer with USB port and ability to run supported OS
*Driver software for Windows XP x64 Edition is beta-version.


Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.2 or later
Supported Computer: Apple Macintosh with USB port and ability to run supported OS

System Requirements of KORG USB-MIDI Driver

Supported OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Professional/x64 Edition
Supported Computer: Computers with USB port and ability to run supported OS
*Driver software for Windows XP x64 Edition is beta-version.


Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.3 or later
Supported Computer: Apple Macintosh with USB port and ability to run supported OS

System Requirements for X50 Editor and X50 Plug-In Editor

Supported Computer
CPU: Intel Pentium III / 1 GHz or faster
Memory: 256 MB or larger
Monitor: 1,024 x 768, 16-bit colors or higher

Supported OS
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Professional Edition Service Pack 1 or later
Operates as stand-alone or VST/RTAS plug-in.


Supported Computer
CPU: Apple G4/400 MHz or faster
Memory: 256 MB or larger
Monitor: 1,024 x 768, 32,000 colors or higher

Supported OS
Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
Operates as stand-alone or VST/AU/RTAS plug-in.

X50 Options
XVP-10 EXP/VOL Pedal
EXP-2 Foot Controller
DS-1H Damper Pedal

*Sound processed with INFINITY. *Specifications and features are subject to change without notice.

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