SP6

88 Key Stage Piano

RRP: £949.00 inc VAT

Introducing the Kurzweil SP6. Powerfully Simple.


Following the standard of sonic excellence established by the Forte®, Forte SE and PC3 series, the SP6, powered by the new LENA® processor, brings your performance to new heights with its astonishing sound quality, light-weight, depth of control and simple operation - all within easy reach.


Sounds. 

2 Gigabytes of Sounds!

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Hear the new High Definition Japanese Grand and German D Grand, each optimised especially for the SP6 and featuring "KSR" - Kurzweil String Resonance. The SP6 offers all of the sample content from the Forte SE and features a wide selection of tailored sounds from the acclaimed Forte® and Forte SE (EP, Clav, Celeste, Crotales, Harpsichord), as well as PC3 Series and KORE 64™ expansions - all handcrafted to deliver more control over these sounds than we've ever presented before.


Patented FlashPlay® Technology
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Powered by Flash-Play®, the SP6 boots in 11 seconds with 2 GB of on-board sample content, zero-loading time, loads of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance. Load programs from the Forte, Forte SE and PC3 family*.

*(some restrictions apply)


Powerful FX Engine
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Experience more simultaneous FX in your performance multis and external sequencing! - and tweak away with dedicated knob assignments. Featuring 32 FX units of horsepower, enjoy award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more.


K.S.R. - Kurzweil String Resonance
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Piano string resonance modelling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!


KB3 ToneReal™ Organs
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Modelled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring real-time performance controls.


Performance.

Gig-Lite

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At only 27 lb (12 kg) the SP6 is our lightest professional 88-note model ever!


88-note Hammer-Action Keyboard
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Every sound within the SP6 is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted hammer-action keyboard. Further tailor the SP6 response to your playing style via 10 selectable key velocity maps.


4 Arpeggiators!
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Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 4 independent Arps (1 per program, 4 per Multi) with dedicated on/off and tap tempo buttons.


Controls. 

20 MIDI Controllers
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Maximise your real-time control over every preset via the SP6's 4 Knobs*, 1 Switch, 2 Wheels, 2 Dual-Switch Pedal Inputs**, and 1 Continuous Control Pedal Input.

*(configured as 4x3 = 12 virtual controls)
**(support for half-damper pedal for pianos or up to 4 standard switch pedals / 1 standard sustain/switch pedal is included).


Easy Access Controls
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Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated -/+ Transpose and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.


User Interface. 

Sound Selection

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Easy Category and Program/Multi selection and assignment. Enjoy per-program instant demos to quickly audition each sound.


Favorites Section
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Access your Favourite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the SP6's display.


Software Editors
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Get deeper into editing your SP6 using free external software editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS devices!


  • 88 Note Fully-Weighted Hammer-Action
  • Lightweight (27lb/12.3kg) and Portable
  • New Easy to Use User Interface
  • Powered by Kurzweil's Custom Lena Chip with 2 GB of FlashPlay Sample Memory
  • German D and Japanese C7 Pianos with Kurzweil String Resonance and Half-Damper Control
  • KB3 ToneReal Organ Emulation with Control of 9 Drawbars
  • VAST Synthesis Engine with Anti-Aliasing Power-Shaped Oscillators and DSP
  • 256 Stunning Factory Programs in 10 Categories of Instruments
  • 4-Zone Multi Mode for Splits/Layers
  • 5 Dedicated Favourites Buttons for Easy Sound Selection
  • Real Time FX with Dedicated Knob Assignments
  • Arpeggiator with Dedicated Controls
  • 4 Assignable Knobs with Shift Button for 12 Assignments
  • Free Software Editors for OSX, Win, iOS
Keyboard88 note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity sensitive keys
Display128x64 pixel monochrome LCD
Polyphony128 voice polyphony, dynamically allocated
Multitimbral16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
ArchitectureVAST: Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology
KB3: ToneReal emulation
VA1: anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing from Kurzweil's VA1 concept synth
Quick Split/LayerEasy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 4 zones)
Factory Programs256
User Programs1024
Factory Multis130
User Multis1024
Favorites5
Compatibility100% compatibility with Forte SE programs
Load sounds from the Forte and PC3 family programs*
*(some restrictions apply)
General MIDINo
Kurzweil String ResonanceYes
Piano Damper NoiseYes
EffectsHundreds of 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
Controllers1 pitch wheel
1 variation switch
1 arp switch
2 transpose switches
1 tap tempo switch
*2 dual-switch pedal inputs
1 continuous control pedal inputs

*(1 switch/sustain pedal is included; supports dual switch and half-damper for pianos / dual & half-damper pedals sold separately)
Arpeggiators1-per Program, 4-per Multi
Analog Outputs• Two 1/4" balanced TRS analog (32-bit DACs)
Headphones• 1 back-panel 1/4" headphone output
• 130mW into 32 ohm headphones
MIDIIn, Out
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
FREE OS UpdatesOS updates over USB and/or Flash Drive
Included AccessoriesPower cable, Switch pedal, USB cable, (4) self adhesive feet
Height(5.75") (14.6cm)
Depth(15") (38.1cm)
Length(52.5") (133.35cm)
Weight(27.25 lb.) (12.36 kg)
PowerExternal Power Supply, 15VDC 2.5A