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Benny kliachko (kliacs@inter.net.il) writes:
If you're an NS5R user you won't find new programs here. It has other cool features and I think you will prefer it instead of the poor yamaha CS1X. The bad news is that you can't add a wave blaster daughter board like the NS5R does. it doesn't have a wave blaster socket. It doesn't really bother me because the sound quality with DB'S is nothing but a piece of shit. Korg should have done better with the effect section, just think about it for a minute, 32 timbres, 2 effects? sounds odd isn't it? it's insufficient. As a korg user, korg still suffer from weak acoustic sounds and drum set sounds. It is specially evident with their acoustic piano sounds. I think that this is their final word with the acclaimed Ai2 synthesis. Workstation are no longer exist, they're history.

Comments About the Sounds:
It's like the cs1x. same principle. if you know the NS5R you know this one, same sounds and features, an arpeggiator, does not respond to polyphonic after touch.

(Thanks to Benny kliachko for this info.)

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