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.
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.
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)
Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more.
Every sound within the Forte 7 is perfectly matched to its 76-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.
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.
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).
Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated -/+ Transpose, Tap Tempo and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.
Navigate the Forte 7 with a new 4.3” 480x272 widescreen colour LCD display.
Easy Category and Program/Multi selection. Save your own preset for each Category.
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!)
Get deeper into editing your Forte® 7 Programs, Multis and Effects!
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|Keyboard||76 note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys (Fatar TP/40L)|
|Display||480x272 pixel colour LCD with front-panel brightness adjust|
|Polyphony||128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated |
KB3 is Polyphony Free*, not using any of the Forte's 128 voices.
(*does not apply to Vox/Farfisa programs)
|Multitimbral||16 parts (one per MIDI channel)|
|Quick Split/Layer||Easy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 16 zones)|
|Factory Programs||322 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|
|Factory Multis||186 Factory-crafted Multis - featuring up to 16 independent zones|
|Master EQ/Compressor Section||Front-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)
|Controllers||1 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
(*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 Inputs||One 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
|MIDI||In, 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 Editors||External editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS* devices |
|FREE OS Updates||OS updates over USB and/or Flash Drive|
|Included Accessories||Power cable, Switch pedal, USB cable, (4) self adhesive feet|
|Weight||(41.4 lb.) (18.8 kg)|
|Power||Internal Power Supply, free voltage 100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 20W max|
The most advanced keyboard to ever wear the Kurzweil logo.
RRP ex VAT: £2,415.83
Introducing the new Kurzweil Forte™ premium stage piano, the most advanced keyboard ever to wear the Kurzweil logo. New patented FlashPlay™ technology provides a massive 16Gb of built-in sample content with zero-loading time. Stunning new 9' German and 7' Japanese Grand Pianos are included, expertly sampled and voiced by industry-leading sound designers. Also including our ToneReal™ organs and a "Best Of" selection from the PC3 Series and Kore64 expansion, the Forte™ offers exemplary sound across all bases. With 128 voices of polyphony and extensive realtime and MIDI control…View details
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