Keyboard 61 keys velocity sensitive. 6 Velocity curves. Pitch & Modulation joystick. Aftertouch.
Multi-tab 1-16 multifunction buttons. Mode Select On/Off, SFX, GM Part access, Free Assignable,
Registration Groups, Arabic scale.
Display 240 x 128 pixel backlit graphic TCF.
Floppy Disk 3.5 2DD/HD.
Voices 290 Orchestral Presets Sounds. More than 1000 Percussive sounds. 32 parts Multitimbral.
User Voices 110 User Voices. Editing capabilities: A,D,S,R, Cut Off, Resonance, Effects.
1 Touch 60 programmable 1 Touch/Favourite Sounds, assignable to Styles.
Drawbars 10 Digital Drawbar effects.
Programs 120 Programs. 4 Voices, 4 splits. Sustain, Portamento, Velocity switch, Duet, Trio, Morphing, Steel, Slide, Harmony and 2nd voice assign. Single & Global Program loading.
2nd Voice 292 Preset & programmable Second Voices.
Registrations 198 panel/song settings. Single & Block modes. Registration Groups 1-16.
Drum 1 24 New Drum sets . 24 User Drum Sets.
10 Drum sections. Drum Mixer. Manual Drums.
Drum 2 62 Live Drum sets. New Acoustic and Latin audio Loops.
Arranger 128 Internal Styles. New Real Latin, Unplugged, Ballroom.
New features: Riff, Arranger Mute, After Fill, Smart 7th, Alternate Bass, Swing Bass, Professional Guitar templates. 4 Arrangers: A, B, C, D. 3 Intro/Endings, Fill In, Break. Manual Bass. Jump. Tap Tempo.
Pattern 2 Mbyte Flash (up to 50 Patterns approx). Edit functions: Record, Clear, Copy, Remap.
Song Recording real time Song Recording to Disk (HD or FD).
Pianist Standard & Auto Piano-style arranger playing modes. Sustain On/Off.
Octave 1 octave Up/Down.
Double lower octave coupling.
Harmony Full, Jazz, Bluegrass, Trill, Repeat, Folk 1/2.
Transposer +/- 24 half tones.
Arabic Scale 13 arabic setups (footswitch assignable). Tune + / - 99 cents per note.
Accordion International, Belgique. Velocity control to Left&Right. Bass&Lower octave. Left Drum to Bass&Chord.
Effects Multieffect DSP. 60 different Reverberation, Chorus, Tap Delay 4 / 8, Wha Rotor Slow/Fast , Bass Legato function.
Micro Input with Gain control. Echo, Reverb., Pan/Pot, Pitch Shift, Talk mode (with no effects).
Midifile Player SMF Song playback with karaoke and Txt fi les. Converts .kar & Midi type 0 fi les to 1.
Juke box. Intelligent Transposer. Song Chain. Drum & Bass. Lead On/Off.
MIDI In 1, In2 , Out, Thru. 32 Channels. GM standard.
Outputs Left/Mono, Right. Sustain & Volume Pedal. Micro.
Inputs Stereo headphone. Micro jack.
Computer PC/Mac host Interface.
Amplification New 2x22W RMS Stereo 2 ways amplifi cation. Speaker On/Off switch.
Optionals VIDEO INTERFACE (Systems : PAL, NTSC, Super VHS. Monitor, Mirror, Zoom, Karaoke). VOCALIZER (Harmonizer, Vocoder, Melody types, Midi Vocalizer track, Vocalizer to Arranger, Vocal effects) HARD DISK (Type ATA IDE 2.5. 6G min) PATTERN EXPANSION (2 Mbyte). FOOTSWITCH (6 or 13 switches)
Dimensions 115 x 39 x 12,5 cms (46 x 15.6 x 5 inches).
Weight 17 Kg. (37.4 lbs)
The SD5 has also special utility functions for the direct control of the successful KETRON Player/Soundmodules MIDJAY. In the professional combination SD5 + MIDJAY open the entertainer sensational organization possibilities.
Optional accessories: Hard disk, Vocalizer, video interface, Patterspeicher extension, foot switch, bass pedal.
The Ketron SD5 is a well designed pro 61-key arranger workstation, superbly suited for both live and studio applications. It is built around the high-quality sound engine - created by world renown KETRON labs, which provides hundreds of realistic orchestral sounds from piano to brass, woodwinds, strings, and more. The user friendly interface incorporates a large backlit display, a pitch/modulation joystick, and a variety of programmable buttons so you can quickly access the features you need.
The arranger functions on the SD5 are excellent, enabling the best in style accompaniment. Each style has four arrangements, multiple intros, fills, and endings to create complete, dynamic songs on the fly. A versatile rhythm section is also included that has several live percussion sounds, live drum sets, and audio drum loops to provide a great foundation. A very unique function, called the RIFF mode brings a touch of artificial intelligence into the arranger, generating chords for you automatically so you can concentrate on having fun. The SD5 has a variety of connectivity options, including MIDI in, out, and thru connectors, a microphone input and output, 1/4" audio outputs, and connectors for sustain and volume pedals and a footswitch.
The optional vocalizer adds harmonies to your vocal performance that can be controlled via chords or single notes on the keyboard. An optional video output interface is available and is ideal for displaying lyrics on an external monitor for karaoke. The built-in stereo speakers are powered by two 22W amplifiers to provide rich, natural sound right out of the box. If you're in the market for a versatile, portable keyboard workstation designed for a long life of professional use, the SD5 is a great option.
* True to Life selection of top-notch voices, including piano, brass, woodwind, strings, organ, etc.
* 61 semi-weighted velocity sensitive keys have aftertouch to simulate the feel of a real piano
* Adaptive, easy to use, full arranger accompaniment. 4 arranger per style + Multi intros and fills
* Superb Portable yet Rugged Workstation Keyboard is great for Studio and Live Performance
* Well-placed controls of the SD5 make navigating to the features you need in real time a breeze
The Style assigned and interactive Midisequenz to change with the possibility, the kind of clay/tone during the play. SMOOTH ALTERNATE:
The change bass plays here with correct harmonious connections instead of usual repetition of basic clay/tone.
An intelligent 7th chord, which adapts the music intervals correctly to the before played chords.
Fill in - control also over Aftertouch possible.
Activation/deactivation of individual sound ranges within the Arrangers.
1 TOUCH ton of STYLE:
Left to in each case 10 personal Favourite sounds' for each Style.
16 multi-functions direct tracers at the operating panel for:
for audio muting of Drum traces
Direct accesses to the 16 GM parts.
16 different special effects
freely selectable user functions.
Switch with only one depressing the key.