Nautilus CX-3 Organ Engine


The CX3 engine is a software emulation of the classic Hammond organ, which is available on some Korg synthesizers, such as the Korg Kronos and Korg Nautilus. The CX3 engine attempts to recreate the sound and functionality of the original Hammond organ, which was first introduced in the 1930s and became a staple of popular music in the 1950s and 60s.

The Hammond organ is a tonewheel-based organ that uses a series of spinning metal discs, or tonewheels, to generate sound. The CX3 engine emulates the tonewheel mechanism of the Hammond organ and includes a variety of controls that allow users to adjust the tonewheel speed, drawbar settings, and other parameters that affect the sound.

The CX3 engine includes a number of features that are designed to enhance the realism and expressiveness of the organ sound. For example, it includes a rotary speaker simulation that recreates the distinctive sound of a Leslie speaker, which is a type of speaker cabinet that is often used with Hammond organs. The CX3 engine also includes a variety of effects, such as chorus and reverb, that can be used to further shape the sound of the organ.

Overall, the CX3 engine is a powerful tool for creating authentic and expressive organ sounds, whether you are looking to recreate the classic sounds of the Hammond organ or to explore new sonic possibilities.