GW 7: Workstation

Price: $695.00

Overview

GW-7: Workstation

The GW-7 carves a unique path in the arranger-workstation market with its pop-focused sound set, clean and easy user interface, and ultra-affordable price. The workstation is well stocked with mainstream sounds and accompaniment styles for covering a wide range of contemporary pop genres. If you want to add additional styles and Standard MIDI files, the GW-7’s USB port allows for quick and easy file transfer.

Affordable performance keyboard with preset backing
Simple operation
Pro-quality sounds
Friendly features for live performance
EZ Operation
Whether you love or loathe technology, you’ll find the GW-7 to be simple, straightforward, and inviting to use. No extensive knowledge of synthesis or sequencing is required to use this intuitive instrument. It’s the perfect first-time workstation for standard pop, jazz, and world-music styles, but its sound quality and styles are rich and expressive enough to attract professionals as well.

Customizable Styles
The GW-7 comes equipped with a wide variety of pre-programmed Styles, which can be customized. In all, there are 101 Styles onboard, with 99 User memory locations. Choose from a trio of band types: Drum & Bass, Combo, and Full Band. You can also create your own compositions from scratch with the internal 16-track sequencer. 99 song locations are provided for storing your compositions and arrangements.

USB I/O
Connect the GW-7 to a computer with one simple USB cable, and transfer data back and forth quickly and easily. Keep your GW-7 well stocked with fresh songs and Styles by loading new Styles and Standard MIDI Files. Save your compositions and arrangements via USB.

Expressive Performance Features
The GW-7 is made to be played. And not just on its keyboard, this workstation offers an invisible, front-panel D Beam (wave your hands over the beam to color your sound), plus a pitch-bend/modulation lever, and a pair of control knobs. Performers will appreciate the GW-7’s large backlit LCD, especially on dark stages and dimly lit studio environments.

World Music Bonus
Ethnic instruments are plentiful in the GW-7. Many instruments have been newly sampled, and boast exceptional sound quality. Call up these expressive sounds and arrangements — programmed by top musicians — and instantly spice up your music!

Specifications

  • KEYBOARD
  • 61 keys (with velocity)
  • SOUND GENERATOR
  • Maximum Polyphony
  • 64 voices
  • Parts
  • 16 parts + Keyboard part
  • Wave Memory
  • 32 M bytes (16-bit linear equivalent)
  • Preset Memory
  • Tones: 606 + 256 (GM2), Drum Sets: 51 + 9 (GM2), Performances: 110
  • User Memory
  • Tones: 128, Drum Sets: 16,Performances: 32
  • Effects
  • Multi-FX: 47 types, Reverb: 8 types, Chorus: 8 types
  • Transpose
  • -12 to +12
  • BACKING TRACK
  • Tempo
  • 20 to 250
  • Tracks
  • 16
  • 16-track Recorder Mode
  • 4 easy modes (ALL, Keyboard, Single, Punch In/Out)
  • Preset Memory
  • 110 Styles
  • User Memory
  • 99 Styles, 99 Songs
  • Band Type
  • 3 levels: Drum
  • USB (DATA TRANSFER)
  • Operating System
  • Windows: Windows 2000/Me/XP, Macintosh: Mac OS 9.0.4 or later, Mac OS X 10.0 or later
  • CONTROLLERS
  • D Beam Controller: 1, Pitch Bend/Modulation Lever: 1, Control Knobs: 2
  • DISPLAY
  • Large backlit custom LCD
  • CONNECTORS
  • Output Jacks (L/MONO, R), Headphones Jack, MIDI Connectors (IN, OUT), Hold Pedal Jack, Control Pedal Jack, USB Connector
  • POWER SUPPLY
  • DC 9 V (AC Adaptor), Current Draw 1,000 mA
  • DIMENSIONS
  • 1,045 (W) x 320 (D) x 86 (H) mm, 41-3/16 (W) x 12-5/8 (D) x 3-7/16 (H) inches
  • WEIGHT
  • 5.0 kg / 11 lbs 1 oz (excluding AC adaptor)
  • ACCESSORIES
  • Owner's Manual, AC Adaptor (ACI Series or PSB-1U)
  • OPTIONS
  • Pedal Switch: DP-Series, Foot Switch: BOSS FS-5U, Expression Pedal: EV-5
  • *The specifications are subject to change without notice.