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Chorum 50, Chorum S50

Your organ, your sound


Viscount's Chorum 50, with its 2 manuals, 41 voices, and convenient stoptab arrangement, provides everything at your fingertips to experience the latest sampled sound technology available in a digital organ. The superb sound and the contemporary aesthetic make this genuine Viscount organ a remarkable yet affordable instrument. Whether you are a quality-conscious church or an organist on a limited budget, the Chorum line is the perfect choice .

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Description

Details

Overview

The Chorum 50 is a 2 manual organ with a 30-note pedalboard, 38 speaking stops and 3 orchestral voices. The organ is built in beautiful, high quality console with roll-top cover. It’s the ideal instrument for the discerning student or church on a limited budget.

Viscount's Chorum Line utilises the newly developed ARTEM technology (Advanced Real TEchnology Music), a powerful  sampled sound generator that is capable of faithfully reproducing the authentic sound and performance of a traditional pipe organ.

This unique platform faithfully reproduces pipe sounds from the world's most famous styles of organ building. You can easily select the organ of your choice and create your own preferred audio environment through acoustic modeling.

The organ's settings are easy to access, modify and store through the enhanced graphic display on the front panel.  You simply can't find better value for money when considering sampled sound technology than you have in the Viscount Chorum 50 

Specifications

Specifications

_____SPECIFICATIONS (Available=●)

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Technology ARTEM technology
Manuals 2 x 61 notes
Keyboard Midi Velocity
Pedalboard notes 30
Pedalboard style Radiating concave, Straight concave, Straight
Register Control Tilt Tab
Internal Amplification 2 x 60 Watt + 1 x 100 Watt
Speakers 5
Expression Pedals 1
Crescendo Pedal
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Pedal 11
Great 13
Swell 14
Orchestral Voices  3
Total Voices 38 classic, 3 orchestral,
Styles 4 (Baroque, North German Barock, Romantic, Symphonic)
Orchestral Alternative Voices
General Pistons 6
Memory Bank 16
Total Memories 96 General
Piston Sequencer Prev - Next Pistons and Toe Studs
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Toe Pistons 6
Cancel
Automatic Pedal
Enclosed Piston
Couplers 3
Transposer -6/+5 semitone
General and Reverb Volume
MIDI enable
Orchestra and Midi Sustain With Expression Pedal Switch
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Display 128 x 64 dots Graphic with Backlight
Voice Balancing
Divisional Volume
Tremulant 2 Independent
Reverb 8 Types
Adjustable Ensemble Effect
Historic Temperaments 17
Short Octave
Keyboards Inversion
Piston Combine Great, Pedal
Programmable Output Routing
External Output Volume Control
7 Bands Equalizer on External Outputs 2 indipendent + programmable sub xover
7 Bands Equalizer on Internal Amplification
Midi Programmable
Sequencer
Demo Songs
File Management Load, Save
Lock Organ With Password
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Midi In, Out
Stereo Headphone Output
Stereo Aux Input
External Output 2 stereo + 1 sub
USB for Pen Drive
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Cabinet Features Elegant wooden console , music rack, key-lock, matching bench, roll cover
Style Cabinet Model Chorum S50, with Style cabinet, without top roll cover
Colours / Finishes Light oak real wood veneer (Deluxe), Dark oak real wood veneer (Deluxe)
Dimensions including music desk and pedalboard (WxHxD) cm 126 x 131 x 110 - 49.6" x 51.5" x 43.3" (S50: cm 126 x 131 x 110 - 49.6" x 51.5" x 43.3")
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Dimensions without music desk and pedalboard (WxHxD) cm 126 x 116 x 62 - 49.6" x 45.66" x 24.4" (S50: cm 126 x 116 x 57 - 49.6" x 45.66" x 22")
Weight 105 kg / 231 lbs

Reviews

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Cabinet

Fine Italian Craftsmanship at an Exceptional Price

The Chorum 50's elegant wooden console also comprises a music desk, roll top cover with key lock, and a matching bench. It is available in various finishes: light oak simulated wood, dark oak simulated wood, light oak real wood veneer (deluxe) and dark oak real wood veneer (deluxe). It is also available the Chorum S50, with style cabinet without roll top cover. 

 

Pedalboard

The appropriate pedalboard for your needs.

Regardless of where you are in the world, Viscount has the right pedalboard for your requirements, including 30 note straight, straight concave and radiating concave.

 

User Interface

The rocker tabs, pistons and display provide effective control over the entire instrument.

The pistons and rocker tabs that are used to control the organ's voices have been ergonomically designed to respond quickly and easily to the demands of the player. The display is conveniently located on the right of the instrument with its own set of easy to use controls. There are ample pistons available for both divisional and general memories which are carefully positioned on the instrument to allow a wide range of possibilities and personalisation, all at your fingertips.

 
 

Keyboard 

High-Quality Tracker Action Keyboards

Chorum 50 is equipped with 2 x 61 notes "Tracker Action" keyboards.  We understand the importantance of having the right feel to the organ keyboard so have taken the utmost care in using the very best components. The feel of the keys conveys the touch of a true Tracker Action. When using MIDI and Orchestral sounds, the keys instantly become touch sensitive and give the player the ability to be more expressive musician that you are.  For the more discerning player, the Chorum 50 is available with optional wooden keyboards or the exceptional AWK keyboard.

 

 

Sound Generation

Powered by Viscount's newly designed ARTEM Sampling Technology

The entire CHORUM line uses proprietary ARTEM technology (Advanced Real TEchnology Music).

- Advanced, we have advanced our sampling and computation capabilities.

- Real, the resulting sound is exactly like a real pipe organ.

- Technology, we use state of the art digital sound generation technology.

- Music, for more than 100 years music has been our passion.

This powerful  sampling sound generator has been designed by Viscount in Italy to faithfully reproduce the authentic sound and performance of a traditional pipe organ. 

The Chorum 50 is equipped with 152 sampled stops arranged in four banks, each with 38 own unique set of voices. These enable you to choose between Baroque, North German Baroque, Romantic and Symphonic. You can easily select the various styles as well as create your preferred acoustic environment.

The Chorum 50 offers a choice of eight different acoustic room models. You can therefore select the optimum ambience for your style of playing by matching the acoustic environment to the historic organ of your choice, all at the touch of a button.



 

Amplification 

High Fidelity Amplification

The internal amplification of the Chorum 50 has been designed to give you an incredibly large and robust sound right out of the box.  It's also designed to give you remarkable sonic excellence right down to the lowest frequencies, even whilst set at the lowest volumes for small spaces.  The 5 speakers are driven by a 3 channel amplification system:  2 x 60 Watt + 1 x 100 Watt.

Audio outputs are available to connect additional external amplification, should this organ be installed in a church, or to give an even more pipe-like experience in the home.  The Chorum 50 also includes a headphone socket should you ever need to play in total silence.



 

Connections

Extensive Connections

An extensive selection of external connections is smartly and conveniently located underneath the lower keyboard. In addition to the standard connections, MIDI In-Out, headphones and stereo inputs, there is also USB pen drive to save and upload sound settings, and for MIDI song recording and playback. Master volume and reverb controls are conveniently located on either side of the output panel.

On the rear of the instrument there are additional audio outputs: One subwoofer and two stereo for optional external speaker cabinets. The external audio can be adjusted with independent 7-band audio equalizers for each channel. 

 

Pedals

2 Expression Pedals

The 2 expression pedals provide a smooth and precise movement allowing complete control over the volume for Manual II and the CRESCENDO which is programmable up to 16 levels.

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Colours / Finishes

Available with different colours-finishes:

Dark oak real wood veneer (deluxe)

Light oak real wood veneer (deluxe)

Dark oak simulated wood

Light oak simulated wood

Audio

Video

CHORUM VIDEO - INTRODUCTION - TECHNICAL - DEMO

By clicking (below, top-left of video) , you can select various movies in the video playlist.

 

Support

Disposition

US

Pedal

CtViolone 32''

Principal 16'

Sub Bass 16'

Dulciana 16'

Octave 8''

Bass Flute 8'

Octave 4'

Mixtur IV

Trombone 16'

Trompet 8'

Clarion 4'

String

Coupler I/P

Coupler II/P

Great

Gedeckt 16'

Diapason 8'

Bourdon 8'

Viola 8'

Flauto Dolce 8'

Fl. Celeste 8'

Octave 4'

Wald Flute 4'

Twelfth 2 2/3'

Octave 2'

Mixtur IV

Trumpet 8'

Clarinet 8'

Piano

Tremulant

Coupler II/I

Swell

Geigen Diap. 8'

Rohrflute 8'

Salicional 8'

Vox Celeste 8'

Octave 4''

Harm. Flute 4'

Nasard 2 2/3'

Flautino 2'

Tierce 1 3/5'

Mixture III

Fagotto 16'

Harm. Trumpet 8'

Oboe 8'

Clairon 4'

Celesta

Tremulant

 

Chorum 50 US STANDARD - Styles.pdf