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Korg Konnect

Mini PA System
By Paul White

Korg Konnect

Korg's new mini PA is as versatile as it is compact and portable.

The Korg Konnect is a portable stereo sound system, styled as a large 'ghetto blaster' and rated at 180 Watts peak or 90 Watts continuous power. It manages this by incorporating a central 6.5‑inch woofer in a reflex enclosure, with one-inch tweeters placed on either side. A pole‑mount socket is located in the base of the plastic casework, but the speaker is just as happy sitting on a desk or table.

Designed to meet a number of needs, from small 'coffee‑shop' PA and dance groups to exhibitions and presentations, the Konnect weighs just 5.13kg and is only 452mm wide. Power comes from an external power adaptor that connects using a simple push-in barrel connector, but I feel the designers have missed a trick by not including a place to stow the PSU in the case itself (a carrying bag is available as an optional extra). I'd also expected the option of battery operation, but it seems that isn't catered for.

The Konnect features a built-in mixer with a choice of EQ presets for specific sound sources and a selection of effect types...

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Published April 2019