Discontinued Models

Models included : K1200 / PRO76 / PRO I / PRO II / PRO III

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MIDI Controllers

What pedals can I use with my Kurzweil instrument?


Switch Pedals

A foot switch pedal from any manufacturer is compatible with our keyboards. Japanese pedals are wired in reverse polarity from American pedals. But all our products check the pedal polarity on power up and reverse themselves if needed, so as long as the pedal is plugged in before you turn on the unit, any pedal will work (be certain to not step on the pedal during power up as this can interfere with the auto-calibration).

In addition, some keyboards use mono jacks for each switch pedal input, whereas other keyboards use a single stereo jack for two pedals.

The PC3 Series, K2 Series, K1 series, PC2 Series, SP2 Series, SP5, PC88, and KME61 use mono jacks for each pedal. The standard single pedal available from Kurzweil is the KP-1.

The SP4, SPS4-8, PC1, SP3X, SP76/88 Series, Rumour/Mangler, Mark ProOneiS, Mark ProTwoiS, RG Series, and Troubador use a single stereo jack for dual pedal units (not sold by Kurzweil). It is still possible to plug a single, mono plug pedal into these units but you will only have access to one of the pedals. If the pedal is plugged in all the way, it will be the Left pedal, and if the plug is pulled out slightly, it will be the right pedal. A stereo (M) to dual-mono (F) "Y" adapter can also be employed to permit the use of two, single pedals.

Continuous Controller Pedals

Our keyboards require a pedal with a TRS 1/4" connector and 10k linear potentiometer. Most manufacturers EXCEPT Yamaha and Korg make pedals with the same specifications and should work. Yamaha and Korg pedals typically use an exponential potentiometer and therefore will not work correctly. The CC-1 pedal is available from Kurzweil. You can order a pedal through your local Kurzweil dealer.

CC-1 Wiring Spec

The Control Pedal must be wired to a single stereo (TRS) 1/4" plug as follows:

  • Wiper to tip connection of 1/4" plug
  • Top end of resistance element to Ring connection
  • Bottom end of resistance to Sleeve connection




How can I restore my K1000/K1200/Pro76 unit to the factory defaults?


Caution: Hard resetting will erase all user memory! Need be, save any custom programming via sys-ex before proceeding.

Hold down the A & B buttons while powering up the unit.


User Manuals

K1200 Series Operation Guide - 1.5 MB
Owner's Manual

K1200 Series Performance Guide - 8.0 MB
Supplemental Manual

K1200 Series Pro Expander Musician's Guide - 7.2 MB
Expander Owner's Manual


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