The Nord Stage 3 is the fifth generation of the successful Stage series continuing Nord's vision of the ultimate instrument for the performing musician. This outstanding instrument features Nord's latest award-winning technologies including the Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with sample playback, the acclaimed Nord C2D organ, a greatly enhanced Piano Section and extensive hands-on Effects - all in one exceptional performance keyboard. Read on to learn about some of the
- OLED-displays for Program and Synth section
- Expanded polyphony
- Seamless transitions when changing programs
- Extended Split functionality with optional Crossfade
- Song List Mode
- Extended Morph Destinations
- Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with Sample playback
- Dedicated OLED display for Oscillator functions
- 2 new Pipe Organ models
- Improved Delay with added Feedback filters and Analog Mode
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.
Massive sonic flexibility
The Nord Stage 3 has three sound generating sections; Piano, Organ and Synthesizer, all of which can be used simultaneously. Furthermore, the Nord Stage 3 has 2 separate slots allowing you to have 2 Pianos, 2 Organs and 2 Synths plus Effects at the same time for massive sonic flexibility.
Hammer Action Keybed
The Nord Stage 3 88 keybed uses Nord's top-of-the-line fully weighted hammer action piano keys. Perfect for electric and acoustic piano sounds, but also works great for organ playing. Key range A-C.
The greatly enhanced Piano Section features doubled memory (2 GB) for the exclusive Nord Piano Library, expanded voice polyphony and creative new Piano Filters.
The Nord Stage 3 features an outstanding selection of Grands, Uprights, Electric Pianos, Digital Pianos, Clavinet and Harpsichord from the exclusive Nord Piano Library - all handpicked for their unique characters. The Nord Stage 3 Piano Section also features a brand new “Layer” category with rich dynamic layered patches.
The Nord Piano Experience
Nord’s state-of-the-art sampling techniques capture the extraordinary nuances and real character of the source instruments. Nord's unique ‘Advanced String Resonance’ and Dynamic Pedal Noise features deliver breathtaking realism and an unsurpassed level of expressiveness.
The Nord Stage 3 features the acclaimed Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine, combined with Sample Playback and a dedicated OLED display. The Lead A1 Synth Engine is renowned for its analog-modelling warmth, and utilizes brilliant Smart Oscillator Configurations to deliver stunning results with little programming. Single oscillator setups including Shape, FM, Ring Mod, Detune and Sync. Dual oscillator modes include Noise, Sine, Saw, Triangle and Square Mix. The Synth section also includes a brand new Oscillator category with massive “Super Waves”.
The Nord Stage 3 features Nord's latest award-winning C2D Organ simulations of B3 Tonewheel and Transistor Organs, plus two brand new Principal Pipe Organs. It is also possible to use two different Organ models simultaneously, allowing you to creatively blend a B3 with a Vox/Farfisa or a Principal Pipe organ. The updated vintage Model 122 Rotary Speaker simulation is also available for each slot independently.
The Nord Stage 3 Effect section features wide range of instantly tweakable high quality effects including Tremolo, Phaser, Chorus, Pan, Wah, RM, Flanger and Vibe, all modeled after classic stomp boxes. More morphable parameters than previous models, an enhanced Delay effect, separate Reverb and Compressor for each slot, and a brand new Filter Effect.
|Included from Manufacturer||Sustain Pedal
|Number of Keys||88|
|Key Action||Hammer Action (HA)|
|Weighted Keys||Hammer Weighted|
|Voices of Polyphony||Organ Section: Full Polyphony
Piano Section: 120 Voices
Synth Section: 18 Voices
|MIDI Control Zones||4|
|Effects||Modulation, Delay, Speaker Simulation, Tube Amp Simulation w/ Overdrive, 3-band Equalizer, Rotary Speaker, Compressor, Reverb|
|Onboard Controllers||Wooden Pitch Stick
(9) Digital LED Drawbars
|Control Connections||Sustain Pedal - compatible w/ Nord Triple Pedal (sold separately)
Organ Swell Pedal
|Half-Damper Support||Yes (With Optional Pedal Unit)|
|Audio Outputs||4 x 1/4" Assignable Outputs
|Audio Inputs||1/8" Aux|
|MIDI||In, Out, USB|
|USB Port (to Host)||MIDI, System Updates, File Transfer, Editor/Librarian/Patch Manager|
|Expansion||Nord Piano Library
Nord Sample Library
|Internal Storage Capacity||Piano: 2 GB
Sample: 480 MB
|Organ Models||Tonewheel, Transistor, Pipe|
|Drawbar Sets||1 Set|
|Reverse Key Presets||No|
|Half Moon Switch Input||No|
|Pedal Board Input||5-Pin MIDI In|
Nord USA Limited Warranty
This product has been manufactured by Nord and is warranted free from defects in materials or workmanship for the period of one year from the date of purchase by the original owner.