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Forte 7

76 Key Stage Piano

SRP £2,579.00 inc VAT

Introducing the Kurzweil Forte® 7. The most advanced keyboard to ever wear the Kurzweil logo - now in a more portable 76-note, fully-weighted package.


16 Gigabytes of All New Sounds!

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New, hand-selected German and vintage Japanese concert grand pianos, as well as new Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clav, Harpsichord, Orchestral Percussion, Celeste, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Bells and Crotales along with a wide selection of sounds from the acclaimed PC3 and KORE 64™ expansion, all delivered with unprecedented expressiveness and an obsessive attention to detail.

Patented FlashPlay™ Technology

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Flash-Play™ provides the Forte 7 with a staggering amount of horse-power; 16 GB sample content with zero-loading time, heaping mounds of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance.

KB3 ToneReal™ Organs


Forte KB3

Modelled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars. With the latest OS , KB3 is now Polyphony Free*, no longer using any of the Forte® 7's 128 voices!  (*does not apply to Vox/Farfisa programs)

Powerful FX Engine


Forte FX

Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more.

76-note Italian Hammer-Action Keyboard


Forte programs

Every sound within the Forte 7 is perfectly matched to its 76-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.

Front Panel Master Compressor & 3-Band EQ


Forte EQ

Room too boomy? Need to add some punch? No problem. Dial it in with the Master Compressor & EQ section featuring Bass, Treble and sweepable Midrange.

23 Programmable Physical Controllers


Forte Sliders

9 Sliders (with brilliant LED ladders), 6 Switches, 2 Wheels, 3 Switch Pedal Inputs, 2 Continuous Control Pedal Inputs and Aftertouch. (1 sustain/switch pedal is included).

Easy Access Controls


Forte Xpose

Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated -/+ Transpose, Tap Tempo and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.

Widescreen Colour Display


Forte LCD

Navigate the Forte 7 with a new 4.3” 480x272 widescreen colour LCD display.

Sound Selection


Forte Cat

Easy Category and Program/Multi selection. Save your own preset for each Category.

Favourites Section


Forte Faves

Access your 10 Favourite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the Forte® 7's display.
(With the latest OS there are now 16 Banks of 10 Favourites, providing 160 total favourites!)

Software Editors


Forte Editor

Get deeper into editing your Forte® 7 Programs, Multis and Effects!

Free Download Here!

Keyboard76 note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys (Fatar TP/40L)
Display480x272 pixel colour LCD with front-panel brightness adjust
Polyphony128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated
KB3 is Polyphony Free*, not using any of the Forte's 128 voices.
(*does not apply to Vox/Farfisa programs)
Multitimbral16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
Quick Split/LayerEasy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 16 zones)
Factory Programs322 Stunning factory Programs featuring the all new vintage Japanese and German Grands, new Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clav, Harpsichord, Orchestral Percussion, Celeste, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Bells and Crotales along with a wide selection of sounds from the acclaimed PC3 and KORE 64™ expansion
User Programs1024
Factory Multis186 Factory-crafted Multis - featuring up to 16 independent zones
User Multis1024
General MIDINo
Master EQ/Compressor SectionFront-panel 3-band EQ with sweepable mid and on/off switch
Front-panel single-knob master compressor with separate on/off bypass switch
Effects• Over 1000 complex effect chains, incorporated into programs featuring our award winning effects - reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more
• 32 total FX units
(editing of FXChains requires use of the Desktop Editor)
Controllers1 pitch wheel
1 modulation wheel
9 front panel sliders (w/ LED ladders)
9 switches (assignable/zone mutes/KB3 control)
1 variation switch
1 tap tempo switch
2 transpose switches
*3 switch pedal inputs (1 switch/sustain pedal is included)
2 continuous control pedal inputs
monopressure (aftertouch)

(*supports half-damper for pianos / half-damper pedal sold separately)
Analog Outputs• Four (2 pairs) 1/4" balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs)
Automatic mono switching on both pairs.
• +21dBu maximum output
• 50Ω balanced source impedance
Audio InputsOne stereo 1/8" back-panel input for connecting your favourite MP3 player or other audio source for accompaniment playback
Headphones• 1 back-panel 1/4" headphone output
• 130mW into 32 ohm headphones
MIDIIn, Thru, Out (w/ Thru/Out switch)
USB• Two USB ports (one A port / one B port)
• Complete MIDI functionality over USB
• User program/multi file transfer to/from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
• Operating System updates from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
Software EditorsExternal editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS* devices
(*coming soon)
FREE OS UpdatesOS updates over USB and/or Flash Drive
Included AccessoriesPower cable, Switch pedal, USB cable, (4) self adhesive feet
Height(5.5") (14cm)
Depth(15.6") (39.7cm)
Length(43.2") (109.7cm)
Weight(41.4 lb.) (18.8 kg)
PowerInternal Power Supply, free voltage 100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 20W max