Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage Piano

£1,929.00 RRP £2,038.80 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 67125

  • Next Generation Stage Piano
  • 2GB of Optimised Sounds
  • Ultra Fast Performance
  • Deep Editing Capabilities
  • Intuitive Controls

Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage Piano

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The Kurzweil Forte SE brings your performance to the next level with astonishing sound quality, dependability and user-friendly features. With 2GB of astonishing sounds, heaps of editing features and hands on control the 88 key Forte SE is a next generation stage piano.

Product Ref: 67125

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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

Representative Example

To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
£327.84
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
£311.40
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee
£297.84

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Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website and is not available in store or via phone currently.

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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.

Deep Editing

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.

Step Sequencer

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).

Intuitive Control

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.

Specifications

  • 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
  • Controllers:
    • 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
  • 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
    • 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