Nord Piano 5 announced
The portable Nord Piano 5 delivers an exceptional playing experience delivering a combination of a premium Triple Sensor keybed and their exclusive Virtual Hammer Action Technology.
The Nord Piano 5 ships with an amazing 9 Grands, 9 Uprights, 10 Electric Pianos plus Clavinet, Digital Pianos and both a Marimba and a Vibraphone.
Even more pianos are downloadable for free from www.nordkeyboards.com
The Piano and Sample Synth sections of the Nord Piano 5 each contain two independent Layers.
The two Pianos and two Sample Synths can be used simultaneously in a variety of split or Layer configurations. Combined with the versatile effects routing, a wide range of combinations can be achieved – from classic ensemble settings to rich soundscapes.
The unique Virtual Hammer Action Technology in conjunction with the physical hammer movements delivers outstanding authenticity and dynamic response resulting in a keyboard action that handles dynamic playing with amazing control at any velocity level.
- 73-note Triple Sensor keybed with grand weighted action NEW
- 88-note Triple Sensor keybed with grand weighted action
- Nord Virtual Hammer Action Technology
- Advanced Layering (2 Pianos + 2 Sample Synths) NEW
- Advanced KB Split with optional crossfades NEW
- Seamless Transitions
- OLED display for excellent overview
Piano Section Highlights
- 2 independent Piano Layers NEW
- 2x memory for Nord Piano Library NEW
- 120 Voice Polyphony
- Creative Piano Timbre options including Dyno filter
- 3 Dynamic Curves to suit any playing style
- Dynamic Pedal Noise with Nord Triple Pedal
- Advanced String Resonance
- Soft Release
- All sounds are replaceable
Sample synth Section
Two brand new independent Sample Synths with greatly expanded memory for the sounds in the Nord Sample Library.
The Sample Synth Section contains a completely reworked selection of high quality sounds from the Nord Sample Library including exclusively licensed sounds from the legendary Mellotron and Chamberlin as well as a selection of samples from the Symphobia and Swing! libraries by ProjectSAM.
All sounds can be quickly replaced using the Nord Sound Manager.
The Sample Synth section provides two fully-featured and independent Layers and is equipped with intuitive controls for attack, decay/release and dynamic velocity response. You can also create your own sample instruments using the unique free Nord Sample Editor software for Mac and Windows.
Sample Section Highlights
- 2 independent Sample Synth Layers NEW
- 2x memory for Nord Sample Library NEW
- Soft and Bright filters NEW
- Tru-Vibrato NEW
- Unison mode for rich, ensemble sounds NEW
- Attack, Decay/Release and Dynamic controls
- All sounds are replaceable
The Effect section has a wide selection of instantly tweakable high quality stereo effects modelled after classic stomp boxes.
An effect can be assigned freely to any layer in the Piano and Sample Synth section.
The Nord Piano 5 Effect section includes Tremolo, Phaser, Chorus, Pan, Wah, RM, Flanger, Vibe, EQ, Delay and Reverb.
The Reverb effect has five different sizes (Booth, Room, Stage, Hall and Cathedral) for adding ambience to your sounds. The Bright and Dark modes allows for enhanced or reduced treble. The new Chorale option adds a lush modulation effect.
The Nord Piano 5 is scheduled for shipping in Spring 2021 with pricing to be announced.
Nord Piano 5 is handmade in Sweden by Clavia DMI AB.