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Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer
Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer

Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer

NA1298
2 In Stock
£599.00 RRP £640.00 £499.17 EX VAT
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This digital piano is supplied flat-pack via courier delivery for self-assembly. For most people, it usually takes up to an hour to assemble the piano and requires two able-bodied persons.

If you would prefer Bonners' expert team to deliver and assemble your new piano in your home (and take away all the packaging) select the Gold Delivery service. Additional charges may apply. This service is not avaiable to all parts of the UK.

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After we have recveived your order, we will contact you to arrange a convenient delivery and time. Our specialist delivery team will also call you in the morning on the delivery day to give you a two hour time slot for delivery.

Our experienced piano builders will assemble your piano in your home, take away & recycle the packaging and assemble the piano stool (if you purchased one!). Upstairs delivery is possible for most digital pianos - call us on 01323 639335 to discuss prior to ordering.

England addresses only. Charges may apply to other areas.

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Some pianos can be delivered to upstairs locations - even grand pianos!

Please email us photographs of your staircase and any difficult access points so we can assess if delivery is possible.

Additional charges may apply for upstairs piano delivery.

Call us to discuss your delivery requirements on 01323 639335.

Free Delivery To Selected Postcodes

This instrument is available for free delivery in the following postcode areas:

AL BN CR DA GU HP KT LU MK NN OX PO RG RH RM SL SG SM SO TN TW UB WD & all London postcodes.

We can deliver to other areas but charges may apply. Please call us on 01323 639335 for more information regarding delivery

Free Delivery To Selected Postcodes

This instrument is available for free delivery in the following postcode areas:

AL BN CR DA GU HP KT LU MK NN OX PO RG RH RM SL SG SM SO TN TW UB WD & all London postcodes.

We can deliver to other areas but charges may apply. Please call us on 01323 639335 for more information regarding delivery

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Guitars are tuned and the playing action, intonation, nut slots and neck alignment is checked. A final play will take place just to ensure the instrument is released for shipping.

Our aim is 100% customer satisfaction with every guitar purchased from Bonners, regardless of the price paid.

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Description

Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer

Back in 1990, Korg introduced the legendary 'Wavestation' keyboard. This instrument gained a reputation for being the go-to keyboard for huge evolving synth pad textures. The Wavestation incorporated a technology called Wave Sequencing - where short segments of sampled waveforms could be played in sequence and crossfaded to create complex, evolving sounds which were inspirational to many musicians including artists such as Jan Hammer, Genesis, Vangelis, Orbital, Depeche Mode and Toto.

The Wavestation had 2MB of PCM ROM samples from which to create your wave sequences, and also featured a Vector joystick for realtime animation of sounds.

Wave sequencing was expanded with the introduction of future Korg instruments such as the Wavestation EX, AD and SR, but in 1994, Korg discontinued the product line and no other synths have ever matched the excitement of the Wavestation's unique, evolving sounds. 

Wavestate introduces a more powerful form of synthesis called Wavesequencing 2.0. Packed into a small-footprint 37-key instrument, the Wavestate is the low cost, reliable way to add the very best Wavesequencing sounds to your setup. And it's even more powerful than any previous Wavesequencing keyboard.


I was just a teenager when the Wavestation appeared in my local music store and I still remember the excitement and inspiration felt when playing the preset sounds 30 years ago! As well as enjoying the new huge textured sounds, layers and effects, I am pleased to say some of the iconic Wavestation presets are present too! This will no doubt be the number one choice for composers of film & gaming atmospheres, as well as musicians who create ethereal & relaxation music.

 Tony White - Pro Keyboard Specialist


Wavestate Features At A Glance

  • Wave Sequencing 2.0
  • Extensive modulation with hands-on control
  • Gigabytes of samples
  • Modelled filters, including MS-20 and Polysix
  • 64 stereo voices
  • 4 Layers with Vector control
  • 14 simultaneous effects
  • Set Lists and Smooth Sound Transitions
  • Randomization
  • Compact. Great design. 37 full-size keys.
  • Designed by Korg R&D in California

About Wave Sequencing 2.0
With the Wavestation, each step of a Wave Sequence had a duration, a sample, and a pitch. This created ear-catching patterns but the patterns repeated the same way, over and over. What if they could evolve in organic, unexpected ways, instead of just repeating?

Wave Sequencing 2.0 splits apart the timing, the sequence of samples, and the melody so that each can be manipulated independently. Also added are new characteristics including shapes, gate times, and step sequencer values. Each of these is a Lane, and each Lane can have a different number of steps and its own start, end, and loop points.

Every time the sequence moves forward, the individual Lanes are combined to create the output. For instance, a sample may be matched with a different duration, pitch, shape, gate length, and step sequence value every time that it plays. You can modulate each Lanes start, end, and loop points separately for every note, using velocity, LFOs, envelopes, Mod Knobs, or other controllers. Each note in a chord can be playing something different!

Lanes can also randomize the step order every time they play, with realtime control over the range of included steps. Finally, individual steps can be randomly skipped, with a probability from 0 to 100%. The result is organic, ever-changing sounds that respond to your control. The four onboard arpeggiators can interact with Wave Sequences for even more possibilities.

Easily expressive. Exceptionally deep.
Bursting with knobs and controllers, the Wavestate invites you to explore. All of the basics filter, envelopes, LFOs, effects are at your fingertips with dedicated front-panel controls. Eight programmable Mod Knobs are customized to bring out the most in every sound, often taking them in entirely new directions. Use the knobs in realtime performance, and also save the results as new sounds. Add in the Pitch Bend and Modulation Wheels and the unique Vector Joystick, and you'll always have multiple dimensions of realtime expression.

Want to dig deeper? Almost all front-panel knobs, and most on-screen parameters, can be modulated. You can even modulate settings for individual Wave Sequence Steps! Mod Processors let you transform modulation signals using quantization, smoothing, curvature, and more.

Randomization that inspires.
Looking for even more inspiration? A dedicated front-panel button, marked by a dice icon, generates new sounds via intelligent randomization. Randomize the entire sound or just a part of it, such as the filter, the Sample Lane, or the effects. Use the results directly, or as a jumping-off point for your own creations.

Ample samples. 64 stereo voices.
Totalling in the gigabytes, the wavestate sample library is more than a thousand times larger than that of the original Wavestation. That's a lot of great-sounding raw material for Wave Sequences. There's a bank of samples from Plugin Guru, brand-new samples from KORG, and a selection from the Kronos and Krome libraries. Of course, KORG also provides all of the Wavestation samples (including all options), plus a huge library of Wavestation Wave Sequences. Play up to 64 stereo voices with pristine clarity, using KORG's proprietary anti-aliasing sample playback technology.

Choose your filter.
Add vintage character to your sounds with the aggressive MS-20 Lowpass or Highpass filters, or the strong, sweet Polysix Lowpass. Shape and refine with a full collection of resonant 2-pole and 4-pole Lowpass, Highpass, Bandpass, and Band Reject filters. Or, step outside the box with KORG's unique Multi Filter, which creates blends of multiple modes simultaneously.

Multiply by four.
With all of that synthesis power, you might think the wavestate would play only one sound at a time. Not a chance. For even more rich and complex results, layer up to four Programs together in a Performance each with their own effects and arpeggiator. The Vector Envelope and Joystick mix the individual voices of the four Layers, and can also modulate any other parameters.

An arsenal of effects.
The wavestate superb effects deliver production-ready sounds. Each Layer has three dedicated effects; additionally, the Performance has a master reverb and parametric EQ. Along with standards such as compressors, EQs, choruses, flangers, phasers, and stereo delays, you'll find distinctive processors such as the Wave Shaper, Talking Modulator, Reverse Delay, Multiband Mod Delay, and Overb (from the OASYS), plus modelled effects including VOX guitar amps, VOX wah, multi-head tape echo, and a collection of classic guitar pedals.

Set Lists and Smooth Sound Transitions.
Set Lists offer effortless organization of your wavestate Performances, and deliver instant access at the gig or in rehearsal. Smooth Sound Transitions allow previously-played voices and effects to continue to ring out naturally, even once a new sound has been selected. Plays well with others.

Balanced stereo outputs connect to any recording or monitoring system, and a stereo headphone output is provided for private playing or onstage cueing. Din-style MIDI jacks ensure connection to other MIDI-equipped instruments and audio gear. The wavestate supports class-compliant USB MIDI connections to Windows and Mac computers, and the wavestate librarian program is available as a free download from KORG.

Designed by KORG R&D in California.
KORG R&D created the original Wavestation, co-created the OASYS and Kronos, and has developed fundamental technologies behind many other KORG instruments. The wavestate reflects its unique aesthetic, delivering stunning sound and deep flexibility via cutting-edge technologies.

Three of the key sound designers from the original Wavestation, John Bowen, John Skippy Lehmkuhl (Plugin Guru), and Peter Ski Schwartz, joined Belgian artist Airwave and the renowned KORG voicing team to create the incredible wavestate sound library.

Korg Wavestate Dimensions & Weight:

  • Width 565 / Depth 338 / Height 92 mm
  • 2.9 Kg
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FREE DELIVERY where order value is over £150

Order value under £20: £1.99

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We have many flexible delivery options for most delivery pianos, based on your location and whether you require it flat-packed, or fully assembled in your home. Digital piano delivery options are shown at checkout. 

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For accurate delivery information, please contact our sales team on sales@bonnersmusic.co.uk or call 01323 639335. As a guide, despatch times are detailed below.

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If you purchase a piano which is supplied with full installation, we will contact you once your order is received to arrange a convenient delivery date & time. Delivery & installation is usually within 14 days, but often sooner. Call us for current lead times on pianos.

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If you choose our courier delivery/flat pack delivery method, please be aware that with larger items such as digital pianos, the courier is not contracted to carry them up any steps or stairs. If there are stairs leading to the front door of the delivery address, or you live in an apartment which is not on pavement level, it is your responsibility to arrange transportation from the pavement level to the delivery address. In this instance, the delivery driver may, at their own discretion assist you in carrying the parcels to the delivery address, but they are not contracted nor obliged to do so.

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For some larger items which need to be delivered upstairs - including pianos, we offer a timed delivery service using our own van and drivers. This service is free on some items and chargeable on others. Call us on 01323 639335 to discuss your specific delivery requirements.

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For some larger items, delivery surcharges may apply to the following areas: Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Isle Of Wight, Cornwall, Ireland, North Of England above Leeds. Call us on 01323 639335 to check before ordering.

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If you're set on buying your new instrument, there's no need to get weighed down by the total cost of it straight away. If you break it down into monthly payments over time, it's much more manageable than you might think. And our fixed interest rates mean you'll know exactly what you're paying from the start.

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The finance options available are displayed on our individual product pages - just click the button under the price to see the available options for each product. Finance is available for most new and used instruments over £400.

Pay a fixed deposit, and the rest is split into monthly payments. At the end of your contract when you've made your final payment, the instrument or equipment is all yours. You could own that dream guitar, piano or keyboard sooner than you thought!

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