DRV/Owner’s Manual. License Agreement. 1) All intellectual property contained in this library – including owner’s manuals and product literature – is the . We are an authorized Korg dealer and service unit has been serviced and tested by is fully functional and in excellent DRV Late s Digital reverb unit from Korg. 16 different ‘verbs that can be endlessly tweaked, PLUS you can run 2 different effects at the same.

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Effects units have come a long way in a very short time – another avenue of musical instrumentation to benefit from the advances in jorg technology. Search Media New Media. However, the front panel could be a little more helpful. The manual doesn’t really explain exactly what ‘reverb’, ‘phasing’ and ‘early reflections’ are in detailed terms.

Please Contribute to mu: Gear in this article: In buying a synth, sampler or drum machine, your choice is usually based on one of two things. Everything else works much as you would expect.

Following on from the DRV and DRV, this latest digital reverb cum multi-effects processor is Korg’s most sophisticated yet – bit, 20kHz bandwidth, full MIDI control and, for all armchair enthusiasts, an infra-red remote control.

It took me a while before I actually got the harmony track right my music theory is pretty grotty in this area but the end result was well worth the effort. A total of 80 programs 40 banks x 2 channels can be saved. Here, the variables are pan speed, pan mode and pan depth. Okrg used it years, dusted it off and plugged it in, put batteries in the remote. The internal battery is a SUM-3 2 of 300 according to the last pages of the manual.

No, create an account now. I spent a lot of time just playing with the DRV krog that was very important to me. The first thing I noticed about the DRV koeg that it does seem to need quite a beefy signal before the ‘headroom’ LEDs on kor front panel start to twitch.


The Korg DRV is a very good product. The next step is to connect the device to an instrument and an amp. These are all generic things, but worth a shot. Share This Page Tweet. If you can, disconnect the internal battery and see if it helps. There is only one rotary pot on the front and two pushbuttons, one of which is the power switch.

The Gear Page is run by musicians for musicians. It’s what synthesis is all about. Now, with every instrument, be it the mega-synth of your dreams or even a humble tumble-drier, there are two ways to get to know the machine. One thing that I did miss though – a feature now working its way into a lot of synths typically Yamaha’s – is the use of an ‘edit buffer’, which lets you korh patches away and then recall them later, just in case you made a bad goof and couldn’t remember exactly how you arrived at that particular point.

Reliable true bypass design An optional expression pedal can be used to xrv multiple effect parameters simultaneously. It’s no use talking about Fairlights if you’ve just sold your grandparents to the white slave trade just to buy a plug for your amp! Digital Reverb by Dave Hughes. This is how I tried it out: The machine then jumps to drrv effects program you last called up.

The DRV has 16 preset sound processing effects which include five reverb effects, drf early reflections, two echo effects and a few ‘special’ variations on the above to bring the most out of the machine.

DRV-3000/Owner’s Manual

Other notables include ‘Chorus and Echo’, ‘Gate Reverb’, and the ghastly ‘Reverb and Flange’, the last of which successfully emulates the appalling sweeps in pitch that became the hallmark of many a punk artist. The first is obvious: The preset program specifications are included as a parameter chart in the back of the manual and I found this pretty helpful kogr analysing how an effect was actually created.


Creating new programs is quite straightforward with the DRV and comes as a breath of fresh air in this world seemingly obsessed with ‘preset-itis’.

For example, when editing a reverb effect, you can set the reverb time in the range 0. Korg’s translator appears to be a little confused over the definition of ‘serial’ and ‘parallel’.

A nice effect that needs little introduction since it’s really too accurate to quibble over. If it’s gone completely shorted over the years, it may be putting a resistive drag on the battery’s power circuitry. Here, you can set the type of early reflection groupings, either Hall, Random, Reverse or Plate the latter referring to ‘Plate Reverb’, which creates reverb-type effects using large sheets of krog. I just wish that manufacturers would spend a little more time roof-reading to remove all ddrv the topying wristaches from a manual before it’s released to the general public.

It has a simple, uncluttered appearance rather like a Habitat showroom. There are two possible modes here – effects 15 and There are too many variables to make a reliable choice. The sound quality is very high due to the bit resolution and 20kHz frequency response. I’m probably being more of a hindrance than a help here. It is always difficult to convey kkorg impressions of how something sounds in words and, dvr, what I like you might not.

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Korg DRV User Review by Trace-6uFZM

Musically, very satisfying, giving the impression of two very complex instruments 30000 work. I’m DLing now There’s definitely a backup battery in there, but it’s model is not mentioned in the manual. You can vary the degree of high frequency damping which is especially useful when emulating the effect of curtains and the odd deep-pile carpet in your hypothetical room.