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Kurzweil Forte®

Stage Piano + Synthesizer + Workstation

$4,999.00 Kurzweil Forte
$3,999.00 Kurzweil Forte 7

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)

Keyboard:

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)

Display:

480×272 pixel color LCD with front-panel brightness adjust

Polyphony:

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)

Multitimbral:

16 parts (one per MIDI channel)

Architecture:

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.

Sample Flash:

3.3 GB of re-loadable, non-volatile, user flash memory.

Factory Programs:

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

User Programs:

3072

Factory Multis:

186 Factory-crafted Multis – featuring up to 16 independent zones

User Multis:

3072

Quick Split/Layer:

Easy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 16 zones)

Favorites:

500 (50 Banks of 10 Favorites each)

Effects:

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

Controllers:

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

Sequencer:

16 Tracks; 960 PPQ resolution. Song editing functions include both event and track-based tools like quantize, swing, remap, controller scaling and more.

RIFFs:

16-per Multi

Arpeggiators:

1-per Program, 16-per Multi

Analog Outputs:

Four (2 pairs) 1/4" balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs), Automatic mono switching on both pairs.

Audio Inputs:

One stereo 1/8" back-panel input (with FX) for connecting your favorite MP3 player or other audio source for accompaniment playback

Headphones:

1 back panel 1/4" headphone output

MIDI:

In, Thru, Out (w/ Thru/Out switch)

USB:

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

Software Editors:

External editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS devices

Included Accessories:

Power cable, Switch pedal, USB cable

Dimensions:

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.

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