The Groove Synthesizer XW-G1 adds new inspiration to club music. A complete interface provides real-time control for new-concept track making. A 16-step Sequencer installed in the XW-G1 gives birth to original groove tracks.

Features



 


Features

A complete interface provides real-time control for new-concept track making.

It incorporates rotating knobs and slider switches with various parameters assignable, depending on the circumstances. Control cool sounds any way your senses desire for distinctively original track making.

A Step Sequencer that plays back

16-step sequence patterns in a loopSpecific patterns selected from 100 x 8 variations on preset groove music performance patterns, representing such genres as techno, house, hip hop and electro, are played back in a loop. You can create original tracks, adding your own arrangements by controlling the sound for each beat with the 16 ON/OFF buttons, for instance, and by changing notes and velocities in real time with the 9 Sliders. A Chain Function has been added as well to let track makers link together up to 99 multiple musical performance patterns and play them back in a loop. This permits creation of up to 100 variations on the original patterns.

Present your own distinctive sounds by sampling a variety of sounds and phrases.

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  • A Sample Looper capable of overdubbing a diverse range of sounds

Performances conducted on the instrument itself as well as external sounds can be looped for up to 19 seconds and overdubbed. This feature is useful for creating tracks to serve as original sound sources. Track makers can use the Beat mode to record a single-beat sound segment and repeat it a specified number of times, the Split mode to take multiple samples consecutively in a single recording, or the OVDB mode to conduct overlapping recordings on top of recorded samples. The Sample Bar enables you to select the appropriate mode for any particular circumstance.

  • A User Wave Tone for saving sampled sounds as user tones and using them in various performances

Up to 10 types of sound sources with a maximum of 50 tones prepared using the Sample Looper can be stored (in the Split mode). These tones can be used during a keyboard performance, for loop playback of Step Sequencer sequences or as user drum sound sources. Varying the pitch, filter or amplifier with the dedicated Envelope Generator is also possible.

Contemporary sounds dynamically deployed in club music

Various complete Solo Synthesizer tones, from standard synth sounds to highly distinctive sounds, are available. 
It incorporates 766 incorporated synth waveforms adopted from trendy club scene sounds as well as 701 drum waveforms and 20 drum set variations carefully selected from club music. Together, they facilitate creation of super-cool, high-energy groove tracks.

A Phrase Sequencer for call out and playback of sequential phrases

Built-in resources also feature 100 preset phrases, including high-speed synthesizer phrases and drum loops. Specified phrases can be played back during a performance (looping possible) to boost the excitement level even higher. A selection of up to 100 phrases used in performances 
can also be registered as original phrases.

An Arpeggio Function that can be synchronized with the Step Sequencer

Arpeggio patterns that adopt pressed keys as constituent sounds can be used for automatic loop playback. This function opens up even more performance possibilities using the keyboard or Step Sequencer.

A Multi-function Key for assigning various phrases and functions to the keyboard

Various phrases and functions, including Sequence Phrase, Tempo Switching, Effect and Control Change, are assignable to 25 keys. The parameters can be switched instantaneously or phrases played back, capabilities realizing superior real-time operability.

5.4 kg lightweight body for easy carrying to a club or party. Battery-powered operability assures access to a power source, even in circumstances such as outdoor performances.

 

 

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Specifications


KEYBOARD
Number of Keys
61
Key Type
Piano style
Touch Sensitivity
2 sensitivity levels, off
TONES
Sound Source
Hybrid Processing Sound Source (HPSS)
Polyphony (maximum)
64
Number of Built-in Tones
420 preset, 220 user
Solo Synth (Monophonic)
100 preset, 100 user
Hex Layer
-
Drawbar Organ
-
PCM Melody
300 preset, 100 user
PCM Drum
20 preset, 10 user
User Wave
10 (50 max in Split Mode)
SOLO SYNTHESIZER (MONOPHONIC)
Synth OSC1 / OSC 2 Blocks
766 Synth waves, filter amp
PCM OSC1 / OSC2 Blocks
2046 PCM Waves, filter, amp
External Input Sound Block
Pitch shifter, filter, amp
Noise Block
Noise generator, filter, amp
Total Block
Filter, Solo Synthesizer DSP
LFO Blocks
2
Virtual Controllers
8
DIGITAL EFFECTS
Reverb
System reverb
Chorus
System chorus
DSP
100 preset, 100 user, 52 types
Equalizer
4 band
PERFORMANCE FUNCTION
Memory
100 preset, 100 user
Zone
4 (maximum)
Multi-Function Key
25 (maximum)
STEP SEQUENCER
Number of Sequences
100 preset, 100 user
Number of Tracks
8 monophonic, 1 polyphonic, 4 control
Maximum Steps
16
Patterns
8 per sequence
Chains
100 user
PHRASE SEQUENCER
Phrases
100 preset, 100 user
Tracks
1
Playback Mode
One-time, loop
Overdubbing
YES
SAMPLE LOOPER
User Samples
10 + 1 Temporary sample
Sampling Frequencies
42kHz / 21 kHz
Sampling Channels
Stereo, Mono
Quantization
16-bit
ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Mixer
16 channels + 1 external input
Octave Shift
±3 Octaves
Key Transpose
±1 Octave (-12 to 0 to +12 semitones)
Tuning Control
A4 = 415.5Hz ~ 440.0Hz ~ 465.9Hz
Pitch Bend Wheel
Yes
Modulation Wheel
Yes
Assignable Knobs
4
Sliders
9
Large Dial
Yes
Arpeggiator
100 preset, 100 user
Display
Backlit LCD
General MIDI
16 multi-tibre received, GM level 1 standard
CONNECTIVITY AND STORAGE
Headphones
Stereo standard jack
Pedal Terminal
Standard Jack, assignable
Line Out
L/MONO + R (Standard jack)
MIDI In/Out
IN + OUT/THRU
USB Port
Yes
Instrument Input
Mono standard jack
Audio In
Stereo mini jack
Mic In
Mono standard jack
SD Card Slot
Yes
Batteries
6 D-size alkaline
Battery Life
Approx 35 hours using headphones
SIZE
Dimensions (W x D x H)
948 x 384 x 124 mm
Weight
5.4kg
ACCESSORIES
Included Accessories
AC Adaptor
Adaptor Type
AD-E95100L
EAN Code
4971850314165

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