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ZPI Sound Source for pro-quality tones
More tone data memory makes it possible to enjoy amazingly realistic piano tones that were stereo sampled from a fine grand piano, along with various other instrument tones.
In addition to the sound source, the speakers are also crafted to produce the highest quality sound possible.
Simply press this button for one-touch keyboard setup that is optimized for high-quality grand piano tone and other piano play.
High-quality multi-channel digital effects:
132 preset effects (100 DSP effects, 16 reverbs, 16 choruses) and 100 user DSP effects
Drawbar Organ Function
Configure the drawbars to create exactly the organ sound you always have been looking for.
50 preset and 100 user drawbar organ tones
Digital drawbars for total control over organ
tone parameters, percussion, and more
Built-in preset DSP reproduces the rotary
speaker effect.
WK-8000 comes with drawbar operation buttons.
Internet Data Expansion System
Now you can use your computer to download the data you want and tailor the keyboard to suit your specific needs.
Music Data Management Software
Loading of downloaded music data to WK-8000 memory
Editing of WK-8000 parameters (Synthesizer, Drawbar, DSP, Mixer, etc.)
WK-8000 rhythm pattern creation from SMF
Computer conversion of standard waveform files to WK-8000 tone with waveform data
* Supported Operating Systems: Windows® 98SE / Me / 2000 Professional / XP Home Edition / XP Professional (Mac OS not supported.)
SD memory card slot
  Save music data and play back SMF (format 0) data directly from a SD memory card.
*Supported SD memory card capacities:
 16 MB, 32 MB, 64 MB, 128 MB, 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB

*SD memory card not included
USB port for easy connection to a computer
* Supported Operating Systems: Windows® 98 / 98SE / Me / 2000 Professional / XP Home Edition / XP Professional (Mac OS not supported.)
  *Driver is included on the bundled CD-ROM
*USB cable not included
Powerful 2-Way Bass-Reflex Speaker System
Pitch Bend Wheel, Modulation Wheel
LINE OUT jacks (L/MONO, R)
LINE OUT jacks allow connection to sound equipment for stage performances.
Large LCD with blue backlight
(Musical Information System)
Powerful features to support high-level performances
88 piano-style keys with touch response
(3 sensitivity levels, off)
670 pro-quality preset tones: 400 Advanced tones, 128 GM tones, 72 various tones, 20 drum sets, 50 drawbar organ tones
224 user tones: 100 user tones, 20 user tones with wave, 4 user drum sets with wave, 100 user drawbar organ tones
166 preset rhythms: Including 20 patterns for piano play and 6 metronome patterns
16 user rhythms
Digital Equalizer: 10 preset equalizer settings include Rock, Jazz, Classic, and more. Configurable low, low-mid, mid-high, and high bands
Auto-accompaniment: A wider range of variations (controllers: intro/ending 1/2, variation/fill-in 1/2, synchro/fill-in next, start/stop)
Recording (Multi-track Song Memory): 6 tracks x 5 songs, approximately 10,000 notes, real-time and step recording, step edit capabilities
Registration: You can store up to 32 setups (4 sets 8 banks) to Registration memory for recall whenever you need them. Registration data includes tones, rhythms, effects, and more.
One Touch Preset (Total 182 sets): Simply select a rhythm and One Touch Preset automatically configures the ideal settings for that rhythm. One Touch Preset setting include tone, tempo, and more.
Synthesizer function: Versatile parameters
Auto-Harmonize: When you are using auto-accompaniment, auto-harmonize automatically adds harmony notes to the melody you play.
SMF Player feature: Playback of up to 200 SMFs (format 0) stored in Flash ROM
Mixer Function (16 channels): Use the mixer to turn channels on and off, adjust volume, and control pan settings for parts played on the keyboard, Auto Accompaniment parts, six Song Memory tracks, etc.
88 full-size keys (piano-style keyboard)
Touch response (3 sensitivity levels, off)
32-note polyphony (maximum)
Key transpose
Tuning control
3 demonstration tunes
GM level 1 compatible
Speakers (dia x qty):16cm x 2 , 5cm x 2
Amplifier:6W + 6W
Comes with wood stand, pedal (SP-3), music stand, CD-ROM (USB driver, Music Data Management Software)*
Batteries: D-size x 6
AC adaptor: AD-12
Size (W x D x H): 1,380 x 435 x 173 mm/1,394 x 440 x 799 mm (with included stand)
Weight: 10.8 kg/ 20.0 kg (with included stand)
EAN code: 4971850313267
* Supported Operating Systems
USB driver: Windows® 98 / 98SE / Me / 2000 Professional / XP Home Edition / XP Professional (Mac OS not supported.)
Music Data Management Software: Windows® 98SE / Me / 2000 Professional / XP Home Edition / XP Professional (Mac OS not supported.)
WK-8000 MIDI Implementation
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