Nord Electro 4 SW73 Is Now Available

New model has twice the memory capacity of the Electro 3 and an upgraded organ section      30/11/12
Nord Electro 4 SW73 Is Now Available


The new Nord Electro 4 SW73 has twice the memory capacity of its predecessor, Nord Electro 3 SeventyThree, letting you fit more sounds from the unique Nord Piano and Sample Libraries. The Organ section has been upgraded to the latest Tone Wheel engine from the dual manual organ Nord C2D, including a new 122 Rotary speaker simulation and Drive.

The Nord Electro 4 SW73 completes the new Electro 4 family, joining the Nord Electro 4 HP and Nord Electro 4D SW61, introduced earlier in 2012.

Key features

  • 73 Semi-Weighted Waterfall¬† (F-F)
  • Digital LED Drawbars
  • 380 MB memory for Nord Piano Library sounds
  • 128 MB memory for Nord Sample Library sounds
  • C2D Tone wheel engine with 122 Rotary simulation and Drive
  • Delay Effect with Tap-Tempo
  • 4 Dynamic Response Curves
  • Long Release
  • 4 Live Locations
  • Nord Sound Manager 6.x support for Bundles
  • USB MIDI


Pricing and Availability:

Suggested Street Price: 1,999 EURO / US MAP 2,399 USD
Shipping: December 2012. US & Canada: January 2013.

The Nord Electro 4 SW73 ships to UK stores today from UK distributor Sound Technology Ltd and is priced at £1749 RRP inc VAT.

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5 Comments...  Post a comment    original story
Bord with Nord    Said...

Zzzzz......

03-Dec-12 12:59 PM


wowzer    Said...

OMG 500 MB of sample memory! thats almost a tenners worth of extra ram..

for a 2 grand keyboard.

do nord still think its the 90's?

08-Dec-12 03:49 AM


GTRman    Said...

Clavia is a strange company. I purchased a Nord modular back in the day and just loved that synth. What a great idea but unfortunately Clavia did not keep up with the software support in the years to come and the synth became useless because it ran on computer support. Since then I am very leary of any Clavia product. I am also sick of that red color they keep using. Get with the program.

02-Jan-13 09:18 AM


Peter K.    Said...

I see what everyone's saying, but for gigging keyboard players, their stuff is really great. It sounds great, it works very well, it is well made and is light weight. I have the C2d and it is really amazing. The G2 Modular still works on current Macs, but I know what you mean, GTRman... The Electro 4 series is really great, but they are also the most limited compared to other single manual organ keyboards, and they are the most expensive. No split/layer functions between sound types, etc. The Hammond SK1 allows this, and it sounds pretty damn good too, as well as having a workable two line LCD to display drawbar settings in addition to having a set of drawbar controls. I wish Nord would allow layer/split functions on the Electro, and would have loved it if drawbars were available on the 73 key version. Finally, I think they ought to add the pitch stick and mod wheel for use with the sample library, as well as external control. If I need a good single manual organ, I might still be drawn to the NE4 because of the sound, build quality and awesome e-pianos, but at the end of the day, the organ model in my Kronos 61 is damn good. If I need better than that, then I can dig out the C2d. As a final note, it should be noted that the 500MB is flash, not standard RAM, so it is more expensive. Still, there seem to be many unnecessary limitations that would prevent me personally from investing.

13-Apr-13 11:31 PM


Peter K.    Said...

Sorry bout the last post... Don't know why it didn't recognize my paragraphs...

13-Apr-13 11:32 PM


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