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Korg EK-50 Entertainment Keyboard

61-key entertainer keyboard with automatic accompaniment “Styles” providing an entire backing band you as you play
MFR# EK50

Product Description

If you’ve ever wanted to play or perform your favorite songs, or thought of a melody that could become an original song, Korg is here to help you realize your musical potential. The Korg EK-50 is an entertainer keyboard that you can enjoy on any musical level, and an instrument that grows along with you.

Automatic accompaniment “Styles” provide an entire backing band you as you play the keyboard. From the moment you start playing, the rich accompaniments are created to inspire you to add phrases as they come to mind. As you gain performance skill, you can easily access the more advanced functions to give shape to the ideas of your musical sketch.

Styles support your performance

The EK-50 is equipped with automatic accompaniment functionality called “Styles,”which allow you to automatically produce a rich accompaniment with just one finger on the left hand, or by playing chords. Since this accompaniment changes according to the keyboard position or the chord that you play, you can easily improvise by playing the melody with your right hand. It’s like leading a band that knows hundreds of songs with the touch of a finger.

EK-50’s onboard Styles cover more than 280 musical genres from around the world, each with four variations ranging from simple to complex, as well as an intro and ending for the beginning and end of the song. You can add variety to your performance by switching these buttons in time with the rhythm.

There’s also an “STS” (Single Touch Select) function that automatically selects recommended when you switch Styles. It’s a perfect pairing of sound and Style, all set up and ready to go, so that you can focus on learning, creating or performing.

Play a wide variety of sounds

The EK-50 contains more than 702 realistic sounds including pianos, violin, sax, and drums. You select and play the sound you need, whether you’re playing a solo performance or are playing in a band. You can also use the Split function to divide the keyboard and play different sounds simultaneously - such as piano with the right hand and bass with the left. This creates additional enjoyment with different combinations of sound.

A layout that makes the numerous functions intuitive

The middle of the operating panel has a bright, clear display that shows the currently selected sound and Style names in large characters for great visibility. The principal switches are illuminated by their own LEDs which helps you visualize the setting of each function. There’s also a “Grand Piano button” which brings you right back to the starting grand piano sound at any time, regardless of the currently selected sound.

Built-in speakers for immediate enjoyment

Powerful 10 W x 10 W stereo speakers are built into the instrument. They can reproduce not only the sound of the instrument itself, but also sound from an external device that you connect to the input jack. Additionally, a music rest and AC adaptor are included, so you’re completely ready to go right out of the box. The EK-50 also works with AA batteries (sold separately), so you can play on the go!

Convenient Music Styles for instant, complete playing setups

The EK-50 contains 64 “Music Styles” that preset the Style, sound and tempo suitable for the songs that you’re familiar with. Simply selecting a Music Style and playing is an easy way to improvise or create ideas for original songs.

Play back favorite songs on the instrument while performing

Got a great new song idea? You can record your performances on the EK-50 and save them as well. Song mode lets you play back your own original creations, internal demo songs, MP3 or WAV audio data and SMF (Standard MIDI File) data saved on any commercially-available USB flash drive. You’ll also be able to play sounds while these songs play back.

Product Specifications

Condition New
Package Contents EK-50 keyboard, AC adapter, and sheet music stand
Width 39.1 in
Height 5.2 in
Depth 15.4 in
Unit Weight 16.5 lb
Input Connectors 1/4-inch TRS, 3.5 mm
Output Connectors 1/4-inch TS, 3.5 mm
Computer Connection USB
MIDI Connections In, Out
Number of Keys 61

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