The Nord Electro 3 Hammer Action Portable ( HP in short) possess all the features of it’s predecessor Electro 3 but, is enhances with new Hammer Action Portable keybed, 4 selectable Dynamic Response Curve, a Delay Effect, Long Release mode, String Resonance-control and Extended Control Pedal .
The Nord Electro 3 HP is compatible with the acclaimed Nord Piano and Nord Sample Libraries – including access to Mellotron and Chamberlin sounds and a wide selection of quality sounds from leading sample producers. The new weighted keys Electro 3 HP carries across the tonewheel and transistor modelling of the Nord C1 organ and rotary speaker simulation too. You can select a dynamic curve to suit your playing style and there are four variations, and Nord have developed a new “Long Release” mode that you can select for a smooth legato style. Other effects include a flexible Delay which has a stereo “ping-pong” mode, Tap-Tempo, Rate and Amount. Live locations get ‘upped’ as well in the new model – from 1 to 4 , offering greater degree of of experimentation with regard to sounds and associated settings. Program access too has been improved providing the user with a faster, more efficient ‘button pressing’ sequence and ease of use during a performance.
Nord fans would love this new and weighted keyboard with the emphasis on playability and portability. Weighing merely 11 kg with 73-keys Hammer Action Portable keybed, the ultra portable professional Hammer Action keyboard sets it apart from the current competition. The Nord Electro 3 HP is ideal from gigs to stage performances and studio sessions.
Yamaha’s new Piaggero NP series NP31 Keyboard features 76 full-sized keys with Graded Soft Touch, Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) Stereo Sampling technology, built-in Stereo Speaker System, Max. 32-note Polyphony, Effects; Reverb – 4 types, 10 Preset Voices; electric piano, organ, harpsichord, strings and vibraphone and Preset Piano songs; 10 voice and 10 piano demo – each with dedicated Voice select buttons, battery power or AC adaptor, eco-friendly mode.
The Yamaha Piaggero NP31 is compact, stylish and ultra-portable. Weighing just 12 pounds and operating on just 6 AA batteries, makes it an ideal choice for gigging musicians. The NP31 gives you the look and feel of a quality stage piano without the price tag. It has 76 Graded Soft-Touch keys that, although not having a true piano feel, offers a more realistic feel and tone than many other models in the price range, thanks to Yamaha’s Advanced Wave Memory Stereo Sampling technology. With Yamaha’s Dynamic Voice Allocation, 32-notes is all a pianist needs to play and sustain notes naturally. In addition, with built-in ultra-natural piano voices, the NP31 can be use as a MIDI controller for home studio.
The NP31 has a very tidy pair of six-watt amplifiers for the stereo speakers means you can plug in your portable instrument or load it with batteries and start playing straight away. The NP31 is also user-friendly, at the front panel a recessed power button and rotary control for the volume give you a smoother and more delicate touch to how loud you want to play, and dedicated buttons for each voice. Furthermore, Yamaha have included an eco-friendly mode feature that turns the keyboard off after 30 minutes of inactivity. This new and robust 76-key digital piano pleases the piano purists – demanding portability, interactive features and superior piano Voice quality, for performing or practicing piano anywhere…