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Kurzweil Forte 88 Key stage Piano

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    The Kurzweil Forte is the most advanced keyboard to ever wear the Kurzweil logo.


    16 Gigabytes of All New Sounds!

    16GB New, hand-selected German and vintage Japanese concert grand pianos, as well as new Rhodes, 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.
    Patented FlashPlay® Technology


    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.


    Deep native editing? Look no further. The Forte® now 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® offers a wealth of sound creation and modification that is truly immense.
    KB3 ToneReal™ Organs

    Forte KB3

    Modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars. With the latest OS , KB3 is now Polyphony Free*, no longer using any of the Forte's 128 voices!
    (*does not apply to Vox/Farfisa programs)

    Powerful FX Engine

    Forte FX

    Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more - now all fully editable from the user-interface.
    K.S.R. - Kurzweil String Resonance

    Forte FX

    Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!

    88-note Italian Hammer-Action Keyboard

    Forte programs

    Every sound within the Forte® is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.
    16 Arpeggiators!

    Forte Arps

    Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 16 independent Arps (1 per program, 16 per Multi) and discover the new 'Step Sequencer' environment!


    Front Panel Master Compressor & 3-Band EQ

    Forte EQ

    Room too boomy? Need to add some punch? No problem. Dial it in with the Master Compressor & EQ section featuring Bass, Treble and sweepable Midrange.
    23 Programmable Physical Controllers

    Forte Sliders

    9 Sliders (with brilliant LED ladders), 6 Switches, 2 Wheels, 3 Switch Pedal Inputs (which support half-damper for pianos), 2 Continuous Control Pedal Inputs and Aftertouch. (1 sustain/switch pedal is included).

    Easy Access Controls

    Forte Xpose

    Dedicated -/+ Transpose, Tap Tempo and sound Variation controls conveniently located right above the Pitch/Modulation wheels.

    Widescreen Color Display

    Forte LCD

    Navigate the Forte® with a new 4.3” 480x272 widescreen color LCD display.

    Sound Selection

    Forte Cat

    Easy Category and Program/Multi selection. Save your own preset for each Category.
    Favorites Section

    Forte Faves

    Access your 10 Favorite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the Forte's® display.

    (With the latest OS there are now 50 Banks of 10 Favorites, providing up to 500 total favorites!)
    Software Editors
    Type: Digital
    Synthesis: ROM
    Oscillators: 32
    Waveforms: ROM
    ROM Resolution: 24 bit
    Envelopes: 3
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Sustain, Release
    Filters: 1
    Types: Resonance
    LFO: 2
    LFO Parameters: Sample & Hold, Saw Up, Saw Down, Sine, Square, Triangle, Clocked, Delay
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 128
    Timbrality: 16
    Tuning: Atonal, Micro, Standard
    Modes: Mono, Polyphonic, Split, Unison
    Patches RAM: 1024
    Patches ROM: 321
    Multipatches RAM: 1024
    Multipatches ROM: 186
    Storage: Hard Drive, Internal, USB
    Editing: MIDI, USB
    1-per Program, 16-per Multi
    Case: Keyboard
    Keyboard: 88 keys, Weighted
    Controls: Aftertouch, Buttons, Knobs, Mod - Wheel, Pitch -Wheel, Sliders, Velocity
    Display Type: LCD, LED, Backlit
    Dimensions (WxDxH): 5.5” x 15.5” x 54.5”
    Weight: 48 lbs.
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
    Audio Output Count: 4
    MIDI Ports: IN, OUT, THRU, USB
    Power: 20w
    Year Released: 2016
    Manuals & Documents

    Product Links
    Company Product Sites:
    [+] kurzweil.com
    MSRP List Price: $5,295 - convert
    Retail Street Price: $3,995 - convert
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