Kurzweil Forte: 88-note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys
Kurzweil Forte 7: 76-note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys
The Kurzweil Forte®. Stage Piano + Synthesizer + Workstation. The most advanced keyboard to ever bear the Kurzweil logo.
16 Gigabytes of Sounds - New, hand-selected German and vintage Japanese concert grand pianos, as well as new Classic Keys, Wurlitzer, Clav, Harpsichord, Orchestral Percussion, Celeste, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Bells and Crotales along with a wide selection of sounds from the acclaimed PC3 and KORE 64™ expansion, all delivered with unprecedented expressiveness and an obsessive attention to detail.
128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated
Flash-Play® provides the Forte® with a staggering amount of horse-power; 16 GB sample content with zero-loading time, heaping mounds of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance.
Load up to 3.3 GB of your own custom samples into non-volatile flash memory. Supported sample formats: .WAV, .AIF (up to 16 bit / 96kHz) and Kurzweil formats (.P3K, .KRZ, .K25, .K26).
KB3 ToneReal™ Organs - Modeled after classic organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars. In the Forte, KB3 is Polyphony Free*, not using any of the Forte's 128 voices. (*does not apply to sample-based programs)
Forte - 88-note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys (Fatar TP/40L)
Forte 7 - 76-note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys (Fatar TP/40L)
480×272 pixel color LCD with front-panel brightness adjust
128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated
KB3 is Polyphony Free*, not using any of the Forte’s 128 voices. (*does not apply to sample-based programs)
16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
Dynamic VAST: Powerful synthesis engine, with user programmable DSP algs and routing. More DSP power than even the K Series instruments.
VA1 Inside: anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing from Kurzweil's VA1 concept synth, capable of delivering authentic analog emulations as well as incredibly complex new sounds.
Cascade Mode: Lets the user route one layer through the DSP of any other layer within a program – up to 32 consecutive layers deep.
3.3 GB of re-loadable, non-volatile, user flash memory.
322 Stunning factory Programs featuring the all new vintage Japanese and German Grands, new Classic Keys, Wurlitzer, Clav, Harpsichord, Orchestral Percussion, Celeste, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Bells and Crotales along with a wide selection of sounds from the acclaimed PC3 and KORE 64™ expansion
Kurzweil String Resonance
186 Factory-crafted Multis – featuring up to 16 independent zones
Easy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 16 zones)
500 (50 Banks of 10 Favorites each)
Over 1000 complex effect chains, incorporated into programs featuring our award winning effects – reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more
32 total FX units
Master EQ/Compressor Section: Front-panel 3-band EQ with sweepable mid and on/off switch, Front-panel single-knob master compressor with separate on/off bypass switch
1 pitch wheel, 1 modulation wheel, 9 front panel sliders (w/ LED ladders), 9 switches (assignable/zone mutes/KB3 control), 1 variation switch, 1 tap tempo switch, 2 transpose switches, Monopressure (aftertouch)
3 switch pedal inputs (1 switch/sustain pedal is included) (supports half-damper for pianos / half-damper pedal sold separately)
2 continuous control pedal inputs
16 Tracks; 960 PPQ resolution. Song editing functions include both event and track-based tools like quantize, swing, remap, controller scaling and more.
1-per Program, 16-per Multi
Four (2 pairs) 1/4" balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs), Automatic mono switching on both pairs.
One stereo 1/8" back-panel input (with FX) for connecting your favorite MP3 player or other audio source for accompaniment playback
1 back panel 1/4" headphone output
In, Thru, Out (w/ Thru/Out switch)
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
Free Operating System updates from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
External editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS devices
Power cable, Switch pedal, USB cable
Forte: Height: 5.5", Depth: 15.5", Length: 54.5", Weight: 48 lbs
Forte 7: Height: 5.5", Depth: 15.6", Length: 43.2", Weight: 41.4 lbs
All specifications subject to change without notice.