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Table of contents
Introduction ........................................................ 2
Main features ....................................................................................... 2
About the Owner's Manual ............................................................. 2
Parts and their functions ................................... 3
Top panel............................................................................................... 3
Rear panel ............................................................................................. 6
Setup ................................................................... 7
Connections ......................................................................................... 7
About SD cards ................................................................................... 7
Turning the power on/off ................................................................ 8
Quick Start .......................................................... 9
Listening to the demo performances ......................................... 9
Connecting and playing instruments .......................................10
(Player mode)....................................................................................16
Rhythm mode ................................................... 18
buttons.................................................................................................18
Chain function ...................................................................................18
Metronome function ......................................................................19
Count start function ........................................................................19
adjusted ...............................................................................................19
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Recorder mode ................................................. 20
Metronome function ......................................................................20
Count start function ........................................................................20
Mark function ....................................................................................20
Loop recording/playback function ............................................21
Exporting song data ........................................................................21
Importing an audio file ..................................................................21
Player mode ...................................................... 22
Playlist function ................................................................................22
Loop/auto-consecutive playback function ............................22
Adjusting the playback speed .....................................................22
System mode..................................................... 23
Making system settings .................................................................23
Setting items ......................................................................................23
Formatting an SD card [M8] "Init" ...............................................23
SD card test function "tESt" ...........................................................23
Appendix ........................................................... 24
Voice name list ..................................................................................24
Data structure on the KR-55 Pro .................................................24
Using a foot switch ..........................................................................25
Troubleshooting ...............................................................................25
Error messages ..................................................................................26
Restoring the factory settings .....................................................26
Specifications.....................................................................................27
KR-55 Pro Signal Path ....................................... 28
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Playing audio files and recording your performance (Player mode)..................16 Appendix ............24 Voice name list ..................24 Rhythm mode ........... 18 Data structure on the KR-55 Pro ..........24 Registering a rhythm variation and tempo to the [M1]–[M8] Using a foot switch ................25 buttons....................18 Troubleshooting ................25 Chain function ...................18...

  • Page 2: Introduction

    Acoustage (surround) function *1: You’ll need to insert an SD card into the KR-55 Pro. • Acoustage technology provides an expansive, extra-wide sound field. About the Owner’s Manual * Acoustage (Virtual Surround Technology by KORG) is Korg’s original and revolutionary virtual sound...

  • Page 3: Parts And Their Functions

    Note: The power button blinks rapidly if the batteries become 1. Mixer section low while the KR-55 Pro is running on batteries. 1: GND The KR-55 Pro has an auto power-off function. The auto 3: COLD MIC IN jack (XLR jack) 2: HOT power-off function automatically turns off the power when Connect a dynamic mic here.

  • Page 4

    KR-55 Pro Owner's Manual 3. Control section RHYTHM/PLAY knob 3-a: Mode buttons • Rhythm mode: This knob adjusts the volume of the rhythm style or metronome. • Recorder mode, Player mode: This knob adjusts the playback volume of the recorder or player.

  • Page 5

    Parts and their functions button, button button • Recorder mode: Switches the loop function on/off. When • Rhythm mode: Use these buttons to edit the chain, or to the loop function is on, the region specified by the Mark register/deregister memories. function can be played as a loop, or recorded.

  • Page 6: Rear Panel

    Connect an electronic instrument or other audio source here. You can perform along with rhythm styles played back by the KR-55 Pro or with music from your audio player. Use the controls of the connected device to adjust the volume level.

  • Page 7: Setup

    Do not insert or remove an SD card while the power of the The display indicates “Sd:Fr** (free capacity).” KR-55 Pro is on. If you do so, the internal data or the data If the free capacity is more than one hour, the display on the SD card could be lost, possibly rendering the SD indicates 1h, 2h, ...

  • Page 8: Turning The Power On/off

    1. Make sure that the power of the KR-55 Pro is off. Check that nothing is shown in the display, and that the buttons are unlit.

  • Page 9: Quick Start

    KR-55 Pro will shut down. Use caution when turning off the power! To turn off the power of the KR-55 Pro, you must press the power button located on the panel. (When you do this, the KR-55 Pro saves its data.)

  • Page 10: Connecting And Playing Instruments

    Here’s how to use it to tune your guitar. The KR-55 Pro provides a mic input, two inputs for guitar or bass, and an AUX input, allowing multi-channel mixing. A variety of input sources are supported, including guitar, bass guitar, and a microphone.

  • Page 11: Playing And Recording Rhythm Styles (rhythm Mode)

    [ACOUSTAGE] button, the audio output from the 5. Use the VOLUME knob to adjust the volume. KR-55 Pro will be heard in an expansive stereo field. 6. Use the VALUE dial to set the tempo. You can set the tempo in a range of q =48–240.

  • Page 12

    Specify the tempo as desired. 3. Put the KR-55 Pro in the record-standby state, and select the recording-destination song number. Press the [  ] button to enter the record-standby state (the button blinks).

  • Page 13: Using The Recorder Function (recorder Mode)

    Set the volume of the rhythm style by turning the RHYTHM/PLAY knob to the 3 o’clock position. Use the The KR-55 Pro has a built-in recorder that can record a variety MIC knob and the (INPUT) 1 and 2 knobs to adjust the of input sources.

  • Page 14

    MIC knob and the (INPUT) 1 and 2 knobs to adjust the up are previously-recorded songs. volume level of your mic or instrument accordingly. Tip: On the KR-55 Pro, recorded data is called “song If you want the previously-recorded sound to be recorded data,” and is handled in units called “songs.”...

  • Page 15

    Quick Start Deleting a recorded song Using punch-in to overdub onto a recorded song Up to 50 songs can be recorded on one SD card. However in some cases, the number of songs that can be recorded might You can play back a song and then start recording by be less than 50 depending on the length of the recorded songs pressing the [ ...

  • Page 16: Playing Audio Files And Recording Your Performance (player Mode)

    Here’s how you can copy audio files from your computer to an SD card and play back those files on the KR-55 Pro. 7. During playback, you can use the VALUE dial to change the playback speed.

  • Page 17

    3. Put the KR-55 Pro in the record-standby state, and select the song number that you want to record. Press the [  ] button to put the KR-55 Pro in the record- standby state, and then use the [F1] or [F2] button to select the song number that you want to record.

  • Page 18: Rhythm Mode

    You can create up to 30 banks of chains. When the KR-55 Pro starts up, the first chain (C01) is selected. • A “count start function” that lets you insert a two-measure count when playing back a rhythm style.

  • Page 19: Metronome Function

    The number of the selected chain (C**) appears in the In the KR-55 Pro’s Rhythm mode, dedicated audio data for display. the rhythm styles are played back. 2. Hold down the [Delete] button until it lights.

  • Page 20: Recorder Mode

    The count start function inserts a two-measure count before recording starts. The KR-55 Pro can record a variety of input sources, such as the performance of an instrument connected to the INPUT 1 1. Press the [Count Start] button to turn on the count start jack or INPUT 2 jack, the vocal from a mic connected to the function (the button lights up).

  • Page 21: Loop Recording/playback Function

    SD card. The exported audio file can be played back using the KR-55 Pro’s Player mode or a commercially available audio player, or loaded into your computer DAW. The exported audio file is in the following format.

  • Page 22: Player Mode

    The [Chain/Playlist] button and [Set/OK] blink; the 3. To change the operating mode, hold down the [Loop/ KR-55 Pro is waiting for you to register an audio file. Auto] button and turn the VALUE dial. 4. Use the [M1]–[M8] buttons to select a file bank, and use...

  • Page 23: System Mode

    If you decide to cancel the test, press the [Clear/Cancel] Note: If you are using the KR-55 Pro on batteries, and you button. press the [M1] button to select this item, the [(1) 8 BEAT1]–...

  • Page 24: Appendix

    ****.WAV: Audio files Up to 99 files can be used in each folder. If you have audio files that you want to play or overdub on the KR-55 Pro, copy them from your computer into these folders. If you record a song in Recorder mode and use the export...

  • Page 25: Using A Foot Switch

    • Is there free capacity on the SD card? Tap tempo (When the song audio data the rhythm is • Is it an SD card that the KR-55 Pro can use for recording? position + position + stopped or when (see page 23 “SD card test function “tESt””) the metronome 7.

  • Page 26: Error Messages

    KR-55 Pro Owner's Manual Error messages Restoring the factory settings If an error occurs on the KR-55 Pro or on the SD card, the Turn off the power, and then, while holding down the display shows the following messages. [SYSTEM] button and [Delete] button, turn the power on.

  • Page 27: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications Input jacks MIC IN jacks: XLR-3-32 type (balanced), input impedance 4.7 Rhythm function kΩ, nominal level -43 dBV Rhythm Styles: 24 rhythm styles, two variations for each INPUT 1 jack, INPUT 2 jack (guitar, bass): 1/4" mono phone rhythm style, each variation has three patterns (basic, fill-in 1, jack (unbalanced), input impedance 1 MΩ, nominal level -26 fill-in 2).

  • Page 28: Kr-55 Pro Signal Path

    KR-55 Pro Owner's Manual KR-55 Pro Signal Path REC LEVEL LED MIC IN REVERB PEAK LED MIC GAIN SEND REVERB REVERB INPUT 1 SEND Guitar PEAK LED INPUT 1 GAIN INPUT 2 INPUT 2 GAIN BASS/ AUX IN TREBLE Audio...

  • Page 29

    WARNING: Use of this product in any country other than that for which it is intended could be dangerous and could invalidate the manufacturer’s or distributor’s warranty. Please also retain your receipt as proof of purchase otherwise your product may be disqualified from the manufacturer’s or distributor’s warranty. ©2017 KORG INC. Published 02/2018...

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