Kurzweil devotees who wanted to replace their aging K series workstations or PC2 stage pianos had waited a long time for the PC3, which combined and updated elements of both. Now, the PC3K8 aims specifically at those needs and changes everything! This revolutionary new keyboard combines all of the hard-hitting PC3 features, plus K 2/25/26 series .K file sample library compatibility, which opens the door to some of the greatest sound sets ever created.
According to several user reviews, they have praised Kurzweil PC3K8 for the reintroduction of user sample playback is a huge benefit; VAST synthesizers remain a pleasure to play, and they still sound superb; You can now import WAVs and AIFFs and build sounds upon these; Changing to USB storage is a major improvement. Also, some users have complained it for the complexity of VAST remains daunting for many potential users; It would have been nice to see the KB3 organ emulation improved; There’s no sampling option.
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- Power ON while simultaneously holding the [EXIT] button until you see the boot loader menu
- Touch [SYSTEM RESET] soft button
- When a message appears on the display, touch [RESET] soft button
- you will be brought back to the main boot loader menu – press [RUN PC3]
Warning! Resetting the PC3K system causes ALL parameters to be restored to default values and ALL user objects to be erased. Be sure that you want to do this. Hopefully the article of “Hard Reset Kurzweil PC3K8 88-Key Production Station” can help you.
Reference: Kurzweil PC3K8 manual