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Old 04-29-2004, 06:09 AM
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If I buy Kurzweil PC88, would I be able to transfer all the sounds from Kurzweil 2500X for instance?

What else can you tell me about this keyboard. Advantages and Disadvantages, Uses....

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Old 04-29-2004, 10:33 PM
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Old 04-30-2004, 02:29 AM
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no...it can only be connected via midi to another device (that's why it's called PC) or only using internal sounds or GM sounds..that's why I'm buying a module to use with it...the sounds on pc88 are just not enough...
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Old 04-30-2004, 06:39 AM
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Hi!!!

I´m Johannes from Germany. I´m using the PC88 as my one and only Keyboard lying on my new rotating Key Stand. :)
Connected via MIDI are:
Kurzweil K2500RS
Korg X5DR
Roland JV1010

The PC88 is an relativ old Instrument, but is still has great Key Action and very good Masterkeyboard - Features. I can controll with it my whole Rack. You have 128 Setups, in which you can controll 4 Zones ( 4 different external Modules ). You can do all that you want: Bank Select, Program Changes, Splits, Layers, different Velocities, up to 6 Foot Switches and Controllers.
You have many different Sliders and Switches which you can assign to many Functions ( Volume, Setup/Program Switch, Zone mute, Effects etc. )
I don´t use the internal Sounds, but there are some Pianos, E-Pianos, Strings, Organs, Basses, Harpsichords...only the Basics.
I use this Board since 5 years and I didn´t use and experience all of it´s functions.
The PC88 is very well build ( great metal chassis ).
The only bad thing is the external power adaptor for a Keyboard of it´s class.

I bought this thing for it´s Key Action, for it´s great Masterkeyboard functions and for it´s stability. I love it!!!

Greetings!!!

Johannes

P.S. Because the PC88 is an older Instrument you could get it used for a good price. The newer Model is the Kurzweil PC2X.
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Old 04-30-2004, 09:58 AM
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giovanni78 would it be possible to have a photo of your setup??
i'm really interested how my kurzy would look on a rotating stand... :P :P :shock: :)
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Old 05-01-2004, 03:20 AM
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Thanks for all the information !
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Patricks stand? Anyway, Tal Rudess don't go for a pc88, Pc2 or Pc1 are way more up to date.
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Hi @all!!!

No, it´s not Patrick´s Stand. A friend build it for me. I will get a Digital Camera in the next weeks to take some Fotos from my Setup. I will post them here...

I think the PC88 is still a very good Board. The PC2X´s Chassis is the same and you don´t need more Masterkey-Options.
The only Thing are the Keys: I don´t know if the PC2X has different Keys.

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@St0rMl0rD:

This is a small Foto of my Setup (the Rack is invisible in the Background)



Greetings!!!

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@St0rMl0rD:

This is a small Foto of my Setup (the Rack is invisible in the Background)



Greetings!!!

Johannes
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