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Nord Stage 3 Compact Stage Piano


Nord Stage 3 Compact 73-Key Digital Stage Piano with Semi-Weighted Keybed

Introducing the fifth generation of the hugely successful series: the Nord Stage 3.

The Nord Stage 3 Compact features Ultra-light 73-key semi-weighted waterfall keybed Stage Piano with Nord award-winning technologies including the Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine – with sample playback, acclaimed Nord C2D Organ Engine, enhanced Piano Section, and extensive hands-on Effects – all in one exceptional performance keyboard.

From expansive grand pianos to searing synthesizer leads, the Nord Stage 3 Compact enable user to cover a wide range of musical styles in a single session, and a slew of dedicated function controls makes it easy to tweak your sounds until they are perfect for your application. And with two independent instrument slots, user can load up two pianos, two organs, two synths, and effects, all simultaneously to create huge layered sounds.

The Nord Stage 3 Compact boasts 2GB of memory for sounds from the Nord Piano Library. Two super-clear OLED displays for on-stage clarity, Seamless Transitions when changing programs/sounds, extended Split functionality, and the addition of the new Song List Mode makes the Nord Stage 3 more intuitive and flexible than ever for the live performer.

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Korg GrandStage Stage Piano

Well, a good stage piano not necessary only has to sound great, but it also needs to be easy to use in a live performance. And Korg reckons that the new Korg Grandstage meets both of these criteria, equipped with seven sound engines and an extremely straightforward interface.

The Korg Grandstage stage piano features impeccable RH3 fully weighted hammer action, and advanced controller functionality. The all-new Grandstage pushes the envelope with five legendary grand pianos plus a new upright alongside 500 sound program. There is a big focus on acoustic pianos here, with the SGX-2 engine providing six of them. EP-1 deals with electric pianos; CX-3, VOX and Compact cover organs; and AL-1 and HD-1 are devoted to analogue modelling synthesis and PCM sound creation.

Other features include a 3-band EQ, layer/split capability, and the option to lock the front panel to ensure that settings are not accidentally changed in the heat of a gig. There are easy-to-use reverb and delay effects, while you can adjust the – crispness and expressivity, of sounds with the Dynamics knob. You can instantly recall sounds with the Favorite buttons, and the Grandstage creates smooth transitions when you switch between sounds.

The Korg Grandstage ships with a music rest, pedal and keyboard stand.

The Korg Grandstage are available in 73- and 88-note configurations.

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