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Stage piano from one of sampling's true innovators.
Designed to be simple and powerful, the Artis is an all-in-one gig machine, with astonishing sound quality, 128-voice polyphony, 88-note hammer-weighted action and a user-friendly interface.
German Grand Piano: all new German 9' grand offers a level of sound quality and playability that raises the bar for stage pianos in this price range. Also included is user-controllable damper pedal noise for the most realistic experience possible
KB3 ToneReal™ Organs: featuring 9 drawbar sliders and performance control switches.
256 Factory Programs: including the very best sounds from the PC3K and KORE 64™ ROM expansion - featuring EPs, Clavs, strings, synths, horns, drums, percussion, guitars, vox, mallets, and more.
256 Factory Multis: each has up to 4-Zones with Quick Split/Layer functionality and extensive MIDI Control (internal and external). Dedicated Zone Volume Sliders and Zone Mute Switches are incorporated in every Multi.
Powerful FX Engine: offering over 1000 of our award-winning effects chains created in Kurzweil's most powerful workstations. The chains are combinations of: Reverbs, Delays, Chorus, Flange, Phaser, EQs, Distortion, Rotary Simulator, Compressor, and more (chains can not be edited, but an Aux override chain can be selected in Multi Mode).
Global 3-Band Master Output EQ: dedicated front-panel controls with sweepable midrange and a dedicated Enable/Disable button.
22 Programmable Physical Controllers: 9 Sliders, 6 Switches, 2 Wheels, 2 Switch Pedal Inputs (2 dual-pedal ports for a total of 4 inputs), 1 CC Pedal input. (1 switch/sustain pedal is included).
Dedicated Transpose Buttons: individual up/down Transposition buttons conveniently located above the Pitch/Mod Wheels.
Comprehensive Sound Selection Tools: featuring Direct Category and Program/Multi sound selection, including assignable Category Default Program/Multi.
Assignable Favorites: 10 dedicated/easily accessed front-panel buttons for 1-button recall of your most-used Programs and Multis.
Order today and get simplicity and sophistication in a single instrument.
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Comments about Kurzweil Artis Stage Piano:
My CSR, Jordan, assisted me with some issues with the purchase, but stayed with me all the way through the purchase, so Kudos to MF.
The new Grand Piano is very usuable, along with the Kore 64 and PC3 sounds for my gig. I actually am replacing a MOXF8 and Nord Stage 2 with this one new board, and I feel the KB3 organs stand up close to the Nords Organs, along with its EPs.
I play typical bread and butter sounds and am prograqmming my Artis now with the splits and layers I use with my two boards.SO far I am finding the objects I need to accomplish this, pretty realistic Tenor Sax and Fiddles for one. I like the drawbar mode of the KB3, and there are tons of rotary speaker FX chains to go through to find the best.
The free soundtower editer alloews you to Actually get under the hood to the V.A.S.T programming(but its not for the faint of heart)
The only down side its darn heavy, along with the rollar bag case over 50 lbs.