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Kurzweil Forte 88 Key stage Piano


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

SOUNDS

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

Flash-Play®

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.


V.A.S.T.

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!
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!

CONTROLS

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.
USER INTERFACE

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
Images

Videos
Technical Specifications
Type: Digital
Synthesis: ROM
Oscillators: 32
Waveforms: ROM
ROM Resolution: 24 bit
Envelopes
Envelopes: 3
Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Sustain, Release
Filters
Filters: 1
Types: Resonance
LFO
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
Patches RAM: 1024
Patches ROM: 321
Multipatches RAM: 1024
Multipatches ROM: 186
Storage: Hard Drive, Internal, USB
Editing: MIDI, USB
Arpeggiator
1-per Program, 16-per Multi
Case
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.
Connections
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
Audio Output Count: 4
MIDI Ports: IN, OUT, THRU, USB
Power: 20w
Production
Year Released: 2016
Manuals & Documents

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