Ketron Keyboards

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SD5 Standard

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Ketron SD5 Ketron SD5SD5_USB

The SD5 has been one of Ketrons best selling keyboards and is still in big demand today. The original Floppy Drive has been dropped from our standard version which now sports a USB port for use with a pre-formatted USB drive. Download the free utility to your Windows (R) computer to manage a library of 100 disks on your single USB drive.

The SD5 standard edition features:

  • 61  semi weighted keys with aftertouch
  • 290 Orchestral Sounds
  • New USB support (library of 100 floppy disks on one drive!)
  • 60 different effects
  • full SMF playback
  • Built in speakers
  • 128 built in styles, hundreds more can be downloaded from us.


Full specifiactions below

Keyboard 61 keys velocity sensitive. 6 Velocity curves. Pitch & Modulation joystick. Aftertouch.
Multi-tab 1-16 multifunction buttons. Mode Select On/Off, SFX, GM Part access, Free Assignable, Registration Groups, Arabic scale.
Display 240 x 128 pixel backlit graphic TCF.
USB Drive pre-formatted to 100 blocks (library of 100 FD diskettes)
Voices 290 Orchestral Presets Sounds. More than 1000 Percussive sounds. 32 parts Multitimbral.
User Voices 110 User Voices. Editing capabilities: A,D,S,R, Cut Off, Resonance, Effects.
1 Touch 60 programmable 1 Touch/Favourite Sounds, assignable to Styles.
Drawbars 10 Digital Drawbar effects.
Programs 120 Programs. 4 Voices, 4 splits. Sustain, Portamento, Velocity switch, Duet, Trio, Morphing, Steel, Slide, Harmony and 2nd voice assign. Single & Global Program loading.
2nd Voice 292 Preset & programmable Second Voices.
Registrations 198 panel/song settings. Single & Block modes. Registration Groups 1-16.
Drum 1 24 New Drum sets . 24 User Drum Sets.
10 Drum sections. Drum Mixer. Manual Drums.
Drum 2 62 Live Drum sets. New Acoustic and Latin audio Loops.
Arranger 128 Internal Styles. New Real Latin, Unplugged, Ballroom. New features: Riff, Arranger Mute, After Fill, Smart 7th, Alternate Bass, Swing Bass, Professional Guitar templates. 4 Arrangers: A, B, C, D. 3 Intro/Endings, Fill In, Break. Manual Bass. Jump. Tap Tempo.
Pattern 2 Mbyte Flash (up to 50 Patterns approx). Edit functions: Record, Clear, Copy, Remap.
Song Recording real time Song Recording to Disk (HD or USB).
Pianist Standard & Auto Piano-style arranger playing modes. Sustain On/Off.
Octave 1 octave Up/Down.
Double lower octave coupling.
Harmony Full, Jazz, Bluegrass, Trill, Repeat, Folk 1/2.
Transposer +/- 24 half tones.
Arabic Scale 13 arabic setups (footswitch assignable). Tune + / - 99 cents per note.
Accordion International, Belgique. Velocity control to Left&Right. Bass&Lower octave. Left Drum to Bass&Chord.
Effects Multieffect DSP. 60 different Reverberation, Chorus, Tap Delay 4 / 8, Wha Rotor Slow/Fast , Bass Legato function.
Micro Input with Gain control. Echo, Reverb., Pan/Pot, Pitch Shift, Talk mode (with no effects).
Midifi le Player SMF Song playback with karaoke and Txt fi les. Converts .kar & Midi type 0 fi les to 1. Juke box. Intelligent Transposer. Song Chain. Drum & Bass. Lead On/Off. Drum Remix.
MIDI In 1, In2 , Out, Thru. 32 Channels. GM standard.
Outputs Left/Mono, Right. Sustain & Volume Pedal. Micro.
Inputs Stereo headphone. Micro jack.
Computer PC/Mac host Interface.
Amplifi cation New 2x22W RMS Stereo 2 ways amplifi cation. Speaker On/Off switch.
Optionals VIDEO INTERFACE (Systems : PAL, NTSC, Super VHS. Monitor, Mirror, Zoom, Karaoke). VOCALIZER (Harmonizer, Vocoder, Melody types, Midi Vocalizer track, Vocalizer to Arranger,
Vocal effects) HARD DISK (Type ATA IDE 2.5. 6G min). SSD/USB support. PATTERN EXPANSION (2 Mbyte). FOOTSWITCH (6 or 13 switches)
Dimensions 115 x 39 x 12,5 cms (46 x 15.6 x 5 inches).
Weight 17 Kg. (37.4 lbs)