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Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage Piano

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Introducing the Kurzweil Forte® SE.

Following the standard of sonic excellence established by the Forte®, the Forte® SE brings your performance to new heights with its astonishing sound quality, dependability and user-friendly operation.

SOUNDS

2 Gigabytes of Sounds!

2GB Hear the new High Definition Japanese Grand (optimized 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.
Patented FlashPlay® Technology

fp 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.
V.A.S.T. Editing

V.A.S.T. Deep editing? Look no further. 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.
Powerful FX Engine

ForteSE FX Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more including the new Spectral 4-Tap and Spectral 6-Tap FX - all fully editable from the user-interface.
K.S.R. - Kurzweil String Resonance

Forte FX Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!
KB3 ToneReal™ Organs

Forte FX Modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars.
PERFORMANCE

88-note Italian Hammer-Action Keyboard

Forte SE keys Every sound within the Forte® SE is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.
Multitrack Sequencer

Forte SE Song Mode NEW! Built-in multitrack sequencer with extensive editing tools.
8 Arpeggiators!

ForteSE Arps Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 8 independent Arps (1 per program, 8 per Multi) and discover the new 'Step Sequencer' environment!
Live Audio Input w/ FX

ForteSE Arps Plug in and jam along with your favorite music player. The 1/8" (3.5mm) Audio Input sports its own dedicated real-time FX. Sweeten your backing tracks for live performance and internally mix the signal with the Forte SE's own output.
CONTROLS

Front Panel Master 3-Band EQ

Forte SE EQ Room too boomy? No problem. Dial it in with the Master EQ section featuring Bass, Treble, a sweepable Midrange and on/off switch.
28 Programmable Physical Controllers

Forte SE controllers 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.

(1 sustain/switch pedal is included).
Easy Access Controls

Forte SE PW+MW Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated
-/+ Transpose and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.
USER INTERFACE

Sound Selection

Forte SE Cat Easy Category and Program/Multi selection. Save your own preset for each Category. New 'Surf-n-Select' navigation allows you to search for and pre-select your next Program/Multi without interrupting the current selection.
Favorites Section

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

Forte Editor Using your Mac/PC or iPad, get deeper into editing your Forte® SE's Programs, Multis and Effects!

Coming Soon.
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Technical Specifications
Type: Digital
Synthesis: ROM
Oscillators
Oscillators: 2
Waveforms: ROM, Wave Table
Osc Modulation: After Touch, Continuous Controller, Envelope, Keyboard, Knob, LFO, Mod Wheel, Oscillator, Pedal, Pitch Wheel, Glide / Portamento, Velocity
Envelopes
Envelopes: 2
Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Sustain, Release
Filters
Filters: 2
Types: 12dB Slope (2-pole), High Pass, Low Pass, Resonance
Filter Modulation: Envelope, Input, Keyboard, Knob, LFO, Mod Wheel, Oscillator, Pedal, Pitch Wheel, Portamento, Ribbon
LFO
LFO: 2
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 128
Timbrality: 16
Patches
Patches RAM: 1024
Patches ROM: 256
Multipatches RAM: 100
Multipatches ROM: 100
Storage: Internal, USB
Editing: MIDI, USB
Arpeggiator
1-per Program, 8-per Multi
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
Sequencer
16 Tracks; 960 PPQ resolution and MMC support. Song editing functions include both event and track-based tools like quantize, swing, remap, controller scaling and more. Controller chasing and a global "set song length" functions are also featured.
Case
Case: Keyboard
Keyboard: 88 keys, Weighted, Hammer Action
Controls: Aftertouch, Buttons, Faders, Knobs, Mod - Wheel, Pedal - Patch Change, Pitch -Wheel, Velocity - Release, Mod - Ribbon, Sequencer, Pedal - Sustain, Switches, Tempo Knob, Velocity, Pedal - Volume
Display Type: LCD, Backlit
Display Count H: 240
Display Count V: 64
Display Notes: 240x64 pixel monochrome LCD with front-panel contrast adjust
Dimensions (WxDxH): Height:(5.2") (13.2cm) Depth:(15.2") (38.6cm) Length:(48.9") (124.2cm
Weight: (40.8 lb.) (18.5 kg)
Connections
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
Audio Output Count: 3
Audio Output Notes: 1
Inputs: 1
MIDI Ports: IN, OUT, THRU, USB
General MIDI: GM - General MIDI
DAC Bits: 24
Power: Internal Power Supply, free voltage 100-265VAC 50/60Hz, 10W max
Production
Year Released: 2016
Manuals & Documents

Product Links
Company Product Sites:
[+] kurzweil.com
Pricing
MSRP List Price: 4995 - convert
Retail Street Price: 2,995 - convert
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