Nord are one of the names that are highly respected when it comes to digital instrument replication. Consistently delivering new keyboard technology in conjunction with an ever expanding library of unparalleled sounds, the Nord Piano 3 88 Note Stage Piano is the latest digital instrument sent to win over players of al styles.
Virtual Hammer Action
The keyboard of the Nord Piano 3 comes with a new virtual hammer action technology that simulates the natural movements of hammers that you wold find on a grand piano. This goes far beyond standard weighted keyboards, offering the subtle characteristics and exceptional authenticity of acoustic, mixed with the power of digital.
The Nord Piano 3 is also capable of split and layer modes so that you can create complex sounding performances with simple operation which is ideal for live performances.
Unique, expandable voices
The Nord Piano 3 features 1GB of dedicated Nord Piano Library sounds, including some of the worlds best grand piano's through to retro digital piano's, clavinet and harpsichords. The Nord Piano 3 comes with voices pre-loaded but should you wish to change them with the voices on the included DVD, it's simply a case of connecting to your computer and dragging and dropping the files in the Nord Sound Manager.
Once you have your desired voices loaded, the top panel of the Nord Piano 3 gives you all of the power and flexibility to manipulate voices to your liking without the need for confusing menu's. Advanced string resonance, pedal noise, soft release and more can be easily added and stored for later.
Also situated on the top panel of the Nord Piano 3 is the easy to use effects control panel that gives you the ability to add pan, tremolo, chorus, reverb, EQ as well as amp simulation for those deliciously crunchy Dyno EP sounds. Again, there are no confusing deep menu's to be found here, only hands on control tapping directly into studio grade quality sound.
Finally, the Nord Piano 3 comes with a clear OLED display that shows which instrument is selected along with any layered or split instrument information. This is surrounded by master level, keyboard mode, transpose and program memory bank selection buttons too. The Nord Piano 3 88 Note Stage Piano was built to perform and inspire, once you begin to play this incredible instrument, you'll wonder how you gigged without it.
Manufacturer Nord Model Name Piano 3 88 Finish Red Dimensions (W x H x D) 1287 mm (50.7"), 121 mm (4.8"), 340 mm (13.4") Weight 18,2 kg (40.3 lbs) Keyboard 88-note Triple Sensor keybed with improved grand weighted action
Nord Virtual Hammer Action Technology for greatly improved key response
Layer and Split Compatible
Global OLED Display
4 banks with 50 programs - 200 locations
Organize functionality for programs
Live Mode - 5 Live programs
Global Transpose: +/- 6 semitones
Program Transpose: +/- 6 semitones
Fine-tune: +/- 50 Cents
Kbd Touch: 4 velocity response curves
Triple Sensor keybed with Virtual Hammer Action Technology
Split functionality with selectable split point and LED indication
Mono Output option
Dynamic Sustain Pedal action with the included Nord Triple Pedal
Free OS updates
Piano Section 6 types - Grand, Upright, Electric Piano 1, Electric Piano 2, Clavinet and Harpsichord
Each category can contain up to 9 different models
Organize functionality for piano sounds
40/60 Voices Polyphony (stereo/mono pianos)
Advanced String Resonance (Generation 2) - adjustable amount
Selectable Soft Release for Grand, Upright, Electric Pianos and Harpsichord
Selectable Pedal Noise for Grand, Upright and Electric Pianos 1 - adjustable amount
Octave Transpose: -1/+1
Sample Synth Section 15 Voices Polyphony
Organize functionality for samples
Amp envelope with Attack and Decay/Release
Selectable velocity sensitive low pass filter and dynamic range
Octave Transpose: -1/+3
Sustenuto pedal can be set as sustain or latch pedal for the Sample Synth section
Volume controllable with Volume Pedal (not included)
Memory Approx. 1 GB dedicated to the Nord Piano Library
Approx. 256 MB dedicated to the Nord Sample Library 2.0
Effects Effect 1: Ring Modulator, Tremolo, Pan, Wah, AutoWah 1, Autowah 2 Effect 2: Flanger, Vibe, 2 Phasers, 2 Choruses Delay - with Ping Pong (stereo taps) and Tap-Tempo 3 types of Speaker simulations, JC, Twin and Small Tube amp simulation with adjustable overdrive 3-band Equalizer with sweepable mid. EQ ranges: 100 Hz, 200 Hz - 8 kHz and 4 kHz Connectivity 2 Audio outputs L & R - ¼", 6,35 mm jacks, unbalanced
1 Monitor input - 1/8", 3,5 mm stereo jack
1 Headphone output - ¼", 6,35 mm stereo jack
1 Piano pedal input - ¼", 6,35 mm jack
1 Volume Pedal input - ¼", 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack
MIDI In, MIDI Out - 5 pin DIN connectors
USB - type B connector - for transferring sounds and USB-MIDI
IEC C14 power connector
Included Accessories Nord Triple Pedal
Nord Piano Library v5 DVD-ROM
Nord Sample Library 2.0 DVD-ROM
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