Finally you can now play all those notes.. 04/01/02
The long awaited 73-key version of the Nord Electro stage keyboard from Clavia is now shipping. Clavia’s goal when developing the Nord Electro was to create the best emulations of traditional electromechanical keyboard instruments on the market, and to make the instrument compact and lightweight. Nothing else. No brass banks, no orchestral sounds. No compromises. Just outstanding electromechanical keyboard sounds with true feel, from fast keyboard response to authentic sound. To make a great tool you have to focus on a few things, and that’s what we did with the Electro. Think about it, the best tool isn’t a Swiss army knife.
The organ in the Electro is based on a digital simulation of the mechanical tone wheels of the B-3 organ. It offers innovative solutions to mimic the typical B-3 sound, for example:
A complex digital model of the original chorus and vibrato scanner.
Modeling of the individual random contact bounces for each partial.
Modeling of the unique frequency characteristics of the built-in pre-amplifier which forms the ”body” of the B-3 sound.
Simulation of the "energy stealth" on the tone wheels that results in the typical compressed sound.
Authentic tuning of the tone wheels according to the original B3 design.
The piano section comprises four carefully multi-sampled electric piano instruments: Rhodes Mk II Stage Piano, Wurlitzer 200A, Clavinet D6 and CP-80 Electric Grand. The Electro features a unique multi-sample playback, catching every nuance from soft to hard hits. Nord Electro comes right out of the box with these four legendary electric piano sounds stored in Flash memory. As an extra bonus we also included an acoustic grand piano (concert model)! The big advantage with Flash memory is that you can replace instruments with new ones and that no backup battery is required. The Electro also sports a USB interface for quick and easy download of new piano sounds in the future.
Nord Electro comes in two different versions: the 5-octave Nord Electro SixtyOne and the 6-octave Nord Electro SeventyThree. Both models weigh less than 10 kgs! The Nord Electro will certainly set apart on stage, in studios and in shops with its awesome sound quality and striking design. Simply put: welcome to The Ultimate Stage Keyboard!
See previous news item for specs
PRICE: Approximately US$ 2,400 or Euro 2,550
(for more detailed price info, please contact our local distributors)
SHIP DATE: NOW!