The Stage 3 features piano, organ and synth sound engines that can be combined for diverse voice options. The large number of editable parameters allow musicians to shape their tone to their exact preference, whilst the Song List mode instantly recalls your preferred settings. The Stage 3's weighted hammer keys have an authentic feel to an acoustic piano, which is ideal for producing an expressive performance.
This model has space for up to 2GB of sound samples for playing a whole range of tones. The Stage 3 is ideal for live and studio musicians wanting to achieve a full range of styles.
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Exclusive to the Nord 3 range, the comprehensive Nord Sample Library 3.0 is now available for all Nord 3 models. The Nord Sample Library 3.0 boasts a wide range of premium-grade sound content, spanning across every genre. The sample library boasts exclusive content from the legendary vintage-tape samplers Mellotron and Chamberlin, giving you access to an array of vintage sounds.
The sample library includes everything from pianos, strings and orchestral sounds to vocals, synths and even accordion content. The Nord 3 range boasts a lossless compression algorithm to compresses larger-sized samples into ultra-small file sizes, without compromising audio fidelity.
Nord pianos have been used by countless artists on stages all around the world. For the fifth generation of the Stage 3, Nord have upgraded subtle functions to make it even easier for live musicians to quickly achieve their favourite sounds. The two digital screens have OLED image displays for focus and clarity in all lighting situations.
The Song List feature allows you to create, store and recall specific settings instantly. These can all be accessed and individually named directly from the piano, so once you have the right setting it is available quickly. The Stage 3 also benefits from a Seamless Transition function for the smoothest and most subtle switch between your programs and sounds.
The Stage 3 utilises three interchangeable sound engines for the most creative tones available. The piano engine features six classic styles including upright and grand. The organ has the classic C2D voice as well as two completely new Principal Pipes. The synth section’s Lead A1 engine has become renowned for its warm, authentic tones. Each of the sound engines can be levelled with one another, as well as 2 organs able to be voiced simultaneously. The included sample library offers access to a wealth of voices and sounds that cover an expansive number of styles.
As well as a range of functions, the Nord Stage 3 has a developed feel that will impress traditional and modern musicians alike. The 88 notes all feature a fully weighted, hammer action mechanism for a developed feel. The keys are each programmed to have a developed feel similar to a true acoustic piano. The satin finish keys have a comfortable touch and suitable length for both live and studio use.
Nord’s expansive parameter editing section assists in achieving every artist’s specific sound. Each of the sound engines has a dedicated control section with LED labelling for easy use in low light venues. The synth’s oscillator tone shaping section benefits from a digital screen for visually analysing your sound. The controls are split into banks for easy readability, whilst the clearly labelled dials allow you to quickly check the settings. The effects section adds tremolo, delay, EQ and a range of EQs to your master sound for a final swell of tone. The Stage 3 even includes 3 cabinet speakers for a more realistic sound when going directly through MIDI.
Download 6 extra EP patches created by Grammy award-winning keyboardist Ondre J Pivec here.
Download the Mike Patrick Signature Sound Bank (keyboardist Jake Bugg, JP Cooper, The Streets, James Arthur) for free with the Nord Stage 3. Ideal for RnB, Pop, and House music.
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