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RESULTS FOR:   R3

Drivers

2/13/14 - USB-MIDI Driver

MAC:Driver:USA_KORG USB-MIDI Driver 1.2.1 (r4).dmg
 
PC:Driver:USA_DrvTools_e(1.14_r12).zip
 

USB MIDI Driver

This is the latest USB MIDI driver, which is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista & XP, in both 32 and 64 bit configurations. This Mac driver is compatible with Intel/Mac. We always recommend that you use the latest driver.

PC Requirements
 Windows XP Home/Professional SP3
 Windows Vista SP2 (including 64-bit)
 Windows 7 SP1 (including 64-bit)
 Windows 8 (including 64-bit)

OS Requirements (Intel)
 Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later, Intel-Mac (32-bit or 64-bit) only

2/26/13 - USB MIDI Driver

PC:Driver:USA_DrvTools_e(1.14_r6).zip
 
MAC:Driver:USA_KORG USB-MIDI Driver 1.2.0 (r4).dmg
 

USB MIDI Driver

This is the latest USB MIDI driver, which is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista & XP, in both 32 and 64 bit configurations. This Mac driver is compatible with Intel/Mac. We always recommend that you use the latest driver.

PC Requirements
 Windows XP Home/Professional SP3
 Windows Vista SP2 (including 64-bit)
 Windows 7 SP1 (including 64-bit)
 Windows 8 (including 64-bit)

OS Requirements (Intel)
 Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later, Intel-Mac (32-bit or 64-bit) only

1/15/10 - USB-MIDI Driver Windows 7 Fix

PC:Driver:V111Fix_633994896796980000.zip
 
Only use this if you receive the error below while installing the USB-MIDI Driver (V1.12 or later) on Windows 7

If you have previously installed KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools 1.11, you may run into the error message "Internal Error. K_coinst.exe" when installing KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools 1.12 on a Windows 7 computer.

Please follow the instructions below to remedy this.

1. Download the file and unzip it to any location.
2. Double-click "V111fix.exe".
3. Click [Execute]. (This may take a little while to process)
4. Click [Close] when the process has completed.
5. Install DrvTools 1.12 for KORG USB-MIDI Driver V1.12.
11/16/2009 - USB MIDI Driver

PC/MAC:Driver:Korg_USB_MIDI_Win_112_633939707894780000.zip
 
USB MIDI Driver
This is the latest USB MIDI driver. This Windows driver is compatible with Windows 7, Vista & XP, in both 32 and 64 bit configurations. This Mac driver is compatible with Intel/Mac. We always recommend that you use the latest driver.

Mac version 1.0.8
Windows Version 1.12

Software

R3 Editor Librarian

PC:Software:R3_Sound_Editor_Ver_101 _633660007470190000.zip
 
MAC:Software:R3SoundEditor_0102_633660008142190000.dmg
 
R3 Editor Librarian
This is the most recent version of the Editor Librarian Software for the R3, which adds Windows Vista compatibility. We always recommend that you use the latest update.

Soundware

7/15/2010 - R3 Power Bank

PC/MAC:Soundware:Korg_USA_R3_Expansion.zip
 
R3 Power Bank
Download the R3 Power Bank, an exciting new set of programs created by members of Korg USA’s Product Support staff for use in the R3. From slamming bass to screaming leads, this new sonic palette will introduce you to a whole new side of the highly acclaimed MMT synth engine. These can be installed using the R3 Sound Editor. Enjoy!
R3 Bonus Program

PC/MAC:Soundware:R3BonusProgram.zip
 
R3 Bonus Program
This "zipped" download contains the factory preload data from the MS2000, MS2000B & microKORG synths converted for use in the R3. Based on the conversion software developed by Darren Richards, they were then tweaked by the sound designer who worked on the initial voicing of these three classic synthesizers, to more accurately resemble the original sounds. These can be installed using the R3 Sound Editor. Enjoy!

Documents

R3 Easy Start Guide

all:R3Easystart.pdf
 

R3 Easy Start Guide
The Easy Start Guide is a quick step-by-step tutorial that provides a basic overview and highlights key features. While not a replacement for the Owner's Manual, this is a friendly "hands on" guide that provides a good place to start in getting familiar with this unit.

R3 - Owners Manual

all:R3_OM_E1.pdf
 
Owners Manual
This is the original Owner's Manual for the KORG R3 Synthesizer/Vocoder in .pdf form. This is the complete manual, including the Operation and Parameter guides, the Quick Start guide, and the Voice Name List.

The Voice Name List contains detailed information on Programs, including: Program Name, Category & Voice Mode.
R3 - MIDI Implementation Guide

all:R3_MIDIImplementation_EFGJ1.pdf
 

R3 MIDI Implementation Guide
This download contains the MIDI specification guide for the R3. This document was included with the original materials that came with your R3 Synthesizer/Vocoder.

R3 - MIDI Implementation Chart

all:R3_MIDIChart_E.pdf
 

R3 MIDI Implementation Chart
This download contains the MIDI specification chart for the R3. This document was included with the original materials that came with your R3 Synthesizer/Vocoder.

R3 - Effects Guide

all:R3_FXGuide_E1.pdf
 

R3 Effects Guide
This is the original Effect Guide that was included with each new R3. This outlines the parameters and offers a description of every effect type available in the R3.