Reset Korg M50 Keyboard Workstation

Last Updated on June 18, 2022 by Nick

Over 20 years of category-defining workstation expertise beats in the heart of the Korg M50 Workstation. Just as the M3 borrowed elements from the legendary OASYS, the M50 captures all the sonic firepower of the M3, distilled into a top-notch performance instrument. Build-wise, the M50 is amazingly light. Weighing in at 46 pounds, Korg’s M50 keyboard workstation is lighter than many workstations in its class. Available in 61- and 73-key semi-weightrd Natural Touch keyboard styles and as a full, 88-key RH3 Graded Hammer Action keyboard, take the best of Korg – to go – with the killer Korg M50.

According to several user reviews, they have praised Korg M50 for the M3 sounds and synthesis at a tempting price; Solid effects implementation; Powerful Drum Track and arpeggiator; The touchscreen is a useful addition. Also, some users have complained it for the sequencer lacks audio; No sampling or other expansion options. Minor niggles: external power supply, no aftertouch or MIDI Thru, could be more rugged.

KORG M50-61 resetImage source:

Factory Reset:

To restoring Korg M50 to it’s factory settings, first press the [MODE GLOBAL] button to enter Global mode. Then, press the [MENU] button, and choose “Load Preload/ Demo Data”. When a dialog box appears, select “All Preload PCG” and then press the [OK] button. Finally, when a dialog box appears on the display, press the [OK] button again to execute the function.

Warning! This operation will cause restore any or all of the Programs, Combinations, Drum Kits, User Arpeggio Patterns, and Global settings to their original factory settings. Do not use this function unless you are certain that you want to do this. Hopefully the article of “Reset Korg M50 88-Key Keyboard Workstation” can help you.

Reference: Korg M50 manual

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