KSP8 Features & Specs

All specifications subject to change without notice.

KSP8 Features

Analog Inputs

Connectors: Four 1/4" TRS balanced jacks standard, eight optional
Input Impedance: 20K ohms balanced, 10K or 20K ohms unbalanced
Maximum Input Level: +22dBu
Minimum Input Level(for 0dBFS): +4dBu
CMRR: > 60dB @<= 1kHz, > 40dB @ 1kHz - 20kHz
A/D Converter: 24-bit, 128x oversampling
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.15dB
Dynamic Range: > 110dB unweighted @ 1kHz
THD+N: < 0.0015% @ 1kHz, +19dBu
Crosstalk: < -100dB @ 1kHz

Analog Outputs

Connectors: Four 1/4" TRS balanced jacks standard, eight optional
Output Impedance: 100 ohms balanced, 50 ohms unbalanced
Maximum Output Level: +22dBu
Minimum Output Level(for 0dBFS): +4dBu
D/A Converter: 24-bit, 128x oversampling
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.15dB
Dynamic Range: > 110dB unweighted @ 1kHz
THD+N: < 0.002% @ 1kHz, +19dBu
Crosstalk: < -100dB @ 1kHz

Digital Audio I/O

Connectors: One female and one male XLR, standard
Impedance: 110 ohms (AES) or 75 ohms (SPDIF)
Formats: AES/EBU (AES3-1992) or SPDIF (IEC 60958-3)
Sample Rates / Sync:

48 or 44.1 kHz internal crystal (selectable)

syncs to AES/EBU, SPDIF, ADAT*, TDIF*, mLan*, BNC word clock*

(* requires optional I/O card)

Input Word Length: Up to 24 bits
Output Word Length: 16, 20, or 24 bits (selectable)
Dither: None, Flat, and 2 types of Shaped dither (selectable)

Factory ROM

Effect Algorithms: 249 (expandable)
Effect Presets: 636 (up to 999 user presets)
Effect Chains: 138 (up to 999 user chains)
Studios: 14 (up to 999 user studios)
Effects Algorithms: Reverbs (booths, rooms, chambers, halls, plates, stages and more), Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Shapers, Enhancers, triggered Filters, Distortions, Tube Simulators, Compressors, Limiters, Expanders, Gates, Bit Resolution Degenerators, Aliasing, Ring Modulators, Cabinet Simulators, Spatializers, Rotary Speaker Emulations, Tremolo, Resonant Lowpass, Highpass Filters, Bandpass, Notch, Parametric, Graphic and Multi-band equalizers, Kurzweil's unique Laserverb, Pitcher and Chaos, plus others

External Data Storage

SmartMedia Drive: built in / support for cards up to 64Mb
MIDI Sys-Ex Dumps: Yes

Display and Metering

Display: 240 x 64 CCFL backlit LCD with front panel contrast
Meters: 4 point multi-stage, 8 channel metering (both graphical and numeric display options)

MIDI

Ports: In/Out/Thru
Real-Time Control: Extensive realtime control/automation over nearly every effects & routing parameter
MIDI Clock Sync: Yes
Tap Tempo: Yes
Sys-Ex Dumps: Yes
Sys-Ex Control: Yes

Free OS Upgrades

via SmartMedia: Yes
via MIDI Sys-Ex Dump: Yes, via SMF

KSP8 Specifications

Height: (3.62 ") (9.20 cm)
Depth: (15.12") (38.40 cm)
Length: (17.12") (43.50 cm)
Weight: (13.23 lbs.) (6.00 kg)
Power: Universal switching, internal AC power supply

News

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