Great condition, serviced and running well. Modified with six separate outputs. We absolutely love the sound of these Korg beat boxes.
The KR-55B is the “jazz” version of the classic 55. Much less common, with a lot of different rhythms and a total of 96 different options.
These are great drum machines – 96 rhythm patterns (plus intros and fills) which can also be tweaked by the swing parameter, opening up a huge variety of different rhythms. It features a trig out for analogue synths/sequencers. Sonically all-analogue and good and meaty: see YouTube demo below of a KR-55 gives an idea of the sound (not this exact machine, same model – with thanks to the uploader):
Serviced and in excellent working order – all pots move smoothly and noiselessly and all pots, switches and knobs function exactly as they should. Modified by our tech with 6 mini-jack sockets on the side for the separate outputs.
(It is always possible with vintage equipment that crackly pots/sliders may develop over time when equipment has not been used – even during shipping – this can usually be easily rectified either by a few turns or in extreme cases, with suitable switch-cleaning spray).
CONDITION: Very good overall. Some scuffs and marks to the top of the case.
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