KORG's Grandstage Piano is equipped with seven powerful sound engines and is loaded with meticulously selected keyboard sounds. The Grandstage has looks that pay respects to acoustic pianos, yet also convey the beauty and individuality of electronic instruments. Firmly grounded in both newness and in the piano tradition, it's the birth of a masterpiece for a new generation.
Containing stupendous piano sounds from top-level instruments worldwide, the SGX-2 acoustic piano sound engine is what makes the Grandstage worthy of the term "ultimate." The grand piano sounds were captured using instruments from Germany/Heidelberg, Germany/Berlin, Austria, Japan, as well as a newly sampled Italian grand piano. These five grand pianos are considered world-leading classics, and now they are available to you in an unparalleled playing experience. In addition, the Grandstage also provides a newly sampled upright piano sound, featuring a character that is different than the spacious and brilliant grand piano sounds, and possessing its own refinement and depth.
These SGX-2 sound engines contain high-capacity unlooped stereo samples for every key, and use up to 12 levels of velocity switching to perfectly convey the detailed and powerful expressiveness of an acoustic piano, extending to damper resonance that reproduces the spaciousness that is felt when the pedal is pressed, and even mechanical noise.