1. News
  2. »
  3. Soundware (Sample Libraries, Presets, Loops, etc.)
  4. »
  5. Brave Retro World

Brave Retro World releases KR503 Sample Library

Brave Retro World

Brave Retro World has announced the release of KR503 Sample Library, based on the sounds of the rare Kawai R-50 III drum machine.

Brave Retro World explains:

Released in the late 80s, the R-50 III includes 3 ROMs: «Standard» ROM (sounds of R-100/R-50), «Electronic» ROM (sounds of R-50e) and «Jazz/Swing» ROM. Each ROM contains 24 12-bit/32 kHz sounds. All sounds can be tuned -8 /+7 semitones from the original pitch. KR503 sample library includes all semitones of all 72 sounds.


8x Kick, 10x Snare, 7x Hi-Hat, 10x Tom, 4x Crash, 4 Ride, 2x Cowbell, 2x Claps, China, Rim Shot, Cross stick, 2x Bass, 2x Orchestra Hit, 3x Conga, 2x Guiro, Agogo, Bongo, Cabasa, Shaker, Tambourine, Timbale, Timpani, 2x Triangle, Mark Chimes, Claves, Click, Finger Snap.


  • 3 Round Robin for each note;
  • 4 sample rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz;
  • each sample rate was recorded separately;
  • 3400+ 24-bit WAV samples for each sample rate;
  • 3 SoundFont banks, 24 instruments per bank;
  • 72 .nki patches for Kontakt 6;
  • 15 second audio output noise sample.

Price: $34.99 at braveretroworld.com

A free demo with a limited set of samples is available for download.



Discussion: Active

Please log in to join the discussion

News & Deals Related To This Item

Show more...