Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage Piano
Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage PianoDetails
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2GB of Sounds
The Forte SE features the new High Definition Japanese Grand (optimised especially for the SE) and German D Grand, featuring "KSR" - Kurzweil String Resonance. Also included are a wide selection of tailored sounds from the acclaimed Forte (EP, Clav, Celeste, Crotales, Harpsichord), as well as PC3 Series and KORE 64 expansions - all handcrafted to deliver unprecedented expressiveness with an obsessive attention to detail. Flash-Play powers the Forte SE with 2 GB of on-board sample content with zero-loading time, loads of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance. Every sound within the Forte SE is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.
The Forte SE grants full access to Kurzweil's legendary Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology directly from the front panel. With 32-layers per program, each offering its own signal path and a host of modular DSP tools, the Forte SE offers a wealth of sound creation and modification that is truly immense. Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more are available and all fully editable from the user-interface. Dial it in with the Master EQ section featuring Bass, Treble, a sweepable Midrange and on/off switch. Using your Mac/PC or iPad, get deeper into editing your Forte SE's Programs, Multis and Effects.
Activate up to 8 independent Arps (1 per program, 8 per Multi) and discover the new 'Step Sequencer' environment. 9 Sliders, 11 Switches, 2 Wheels, 2 Switch Pedal Inputs (which support 2 half-damper pedals for pianos, or up to 4 switch pedals), 1 Continuous Control Pedal Input and Aftertouch are at hand for intuitive control. (1 sustain/switch pedal is included).
Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated -/+ Transpose and sound Variation controls are conveniently located right on the front panel. The Forte SE features easy Category and Program/Multi selection, plus save your own preset for each Category. Access your favourite sounds with one button press, conveniently located right below the Forte SE's display.
- Keyboard: 88 note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys (Fatar TP/100LR)
- Display: 240x64 pixel monochrome LCD with front-panel contrast adjust
- Polyphony: 128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated
- Multitimbral: 16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
- Quick Split/Layer: Easy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 8 zones)
- Factory Programs: 256 (w/ space for future updates)
- User Programs: 1024
- Factory Multis: 100 - featuring up to 8 independent zones (w/ space for future updates)
- User Multis: 1024
- General MIDI No
- Master EQ Section: Front-panel 3-band EQ with sweepable mid and on/off switch
- Effects: Hundreds of complex effect chains, incorporated into programs featuring our award winning effects - reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more. ⋅16 total FX units
- 1 pitch wheel
- 1 modulation wheel
- 9 front panel sliders
- 9 switches (assignable/zone mutes/KB3 control)
- 1 variation switch
- 1 Arp switch
- 2 transpose switches
- *2 switch pedal inputs (1 switch/sustain pedal is included)
- 1 continuous control pedal inputs
- monopressure (aftertouch)
- (*supports dual switch and half-damper for pianos / dual & half-damper pedals sold separately)
- Arpeggiators: 1-per Program, 8-per Multi
- Analog Outputs:
- Two 1/4" balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs)
- +21dBu maximum output
- 50Ω balanced source impedance
- Audio Inputs: One stereo 1/8" back-panel input for connecting your favourite MP3 player or other audio source for accompaniment playback
- Headphones: 1 back-panel 1/4" headphone output, 130mW into 32 ohm headphones
- MIDI: In, Out
- Two USB ports (one A port / one B port)
- Complete MIDI functionality over USB
- User program/multi file transfer to/from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
- Operating System updates from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
- Software Editors: External editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS devices (coming soon)
- FREE OS Updates: OS updates over USB and/or Flash Drive
- Included Accessories: Power cable, Switch pedal, USB cable, (4) self adhesive feet
- Height: (5.2") (13.2cm)
- Depth: (15.2") (38.6cm)
- Length: (48.9") (124.2cm)
- Weight: (40.8 lb.) (18.5 kg)
- Power: Internal Power Supply, free voltage 100-265VAC 50/60Hz, 10W max
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