Korg's Latest Personal Effects Processors For Electric And Acoustic Guitar 08/04/05
Following on from the original PX4 Pandora in their Toneworks range, Korg have introduced two new Pandoras - one for guitar and bass and the other for electro-acoustic guitars. Both of these personal multi-effects processors are pocket sized and can run from batteries or an AC adapter. Numerous high-quality effects using 'REMS' modeling technology are built in.
The PX4D packs both guitar and bass functionality into a single unit (a first in the history of the Pandora series). It contains a total of 158 effect types ranging from realistic amp sounds - including high-quality cabinets - to sophisticated effects and lets you use up to seven effects simultaneously. One special PX4D function is a Bass Canceller that removes the sound of the bass from an external audio source.
The PX4D provides 200 programs (100 preset / 100 user)
The PX4A is designed especially for electric-acoustic guitar.
It contains a total of 82 effect types, including mic' and body effects that simulate natural acoustic resonance and mic'ing, as well as effects that have been optimized for electro-acoustic guitars. You can use up to eight effects simultaneously.
One extremely practical feature of the PX4A is that it provides a notch effect that is particularly effective against acoustic feedback (howling). There's also an auto notch function that automatically detects the feedback point.
the PX4A provides 100 programs (50 preset / 50 user).
Main Features Common to Both
Knob-based interface for quick and intuitive editing.
The Phrase Trainer function offers a great way to learn by ear or to practice soloing.
One hundred rhythm and bass patterns cover a variety of styles with realistic PCM sound.
AUX IN jack lets you play along with external CD, MD, or MP3 audio sources.
Key Transpose lets you shift the key of an audio source that's being input.
The built-in Auto Chromatic Tuner also provides a Mute function for silent tuning.
Semi-transparent LCD illuminates the characters in inverse video when backlit.
Two-way power supply lets you use either batteries or AC adaptor (sold separately).