Korg Nautilus Review and comparison to Kronos

Korg NAUTILUS Review, Tutorial, and Comparison to KRONOS

Nautilus is a workstation keyboard that’s very similar to Kronos, Korg’s Flagship Workstation keyboard, but priced about a third less. In this video, I take a look at what was improved and what was removed, what its workflow is like, and overall pros and cons:


0:00 Intro

0:40 vs Kronos

6:30 Connectivity

7:30 Workflow

10:10 Knobs

11:35 AL-1 (Virtual Analog)

12:15 Polysix

12:55 MS-20

14:20 STR-1

14:35 MOD-7

15:15 SGX-2 Piano

15:30 EP-1

15:45 CX-3 Organ

16:00 HD-1 Sampler

18:40 Program mode

20:15 Combi mode

21:40 Setlist mode

22:45 Scenes

24:20 Arpeggiator

25:45 Drums seq

27:55 Custom arp

30:10 Sequencer

33:55 Sampling

35:05 Effects

37:30 Pros, cons

2 thoughts on “Korg NAUTILUS Review, Tutorial, and Comparison to KRONOS

  1. Thank you for this review and comparison. How do you like the semi-weighted keybed? Also, how is the Nautilus build quality? Is it solid and rugged, or does it look/feel cheaper than a Kronos?

    1. My pleasure. The keybed is OK and the build quality seems excellent. I don’t have a Kronos to compare.

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