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Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage Piano

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    Description
    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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    Architecture
    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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