The Nord Stage 3 features a wide selection of Grands, Uprights, Electric Pianos, Digital Pianos, Clavinet and Harpsichord from our exclusive Nord Piano Library - all handpicked for their unique characters! The Nord Stage 3 Piano section also features a brand new "Layer category with rich dynamic layered patches. Nord's state-of-the-art sampling techniques capture the extraordinary nuances and real character of the source instruments. Their unique 'Advanced String Resonance' and Dynamic Pedal Noise features deliver breathtaking realism and an unsurpassed level of expressiveness.
Organ Section - The Nord Stage 3 features their latest award-winning C2D Organ simulations of B3 Tonewheel and Vintage Transistor Organs plus two brand new Principal Pipe Organs. Two different Organ models can be used simultaneously and the updated vintage 122 Rotary Speaker simulation is also available for each slot independently.
Synth Section - The Nord Stage 3 Synth section features the acclaimed Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine combined with Sample Playback and a brilliant OLED display for all Oscillator functions. The Lead A1 Synth Engine is renowned for its analog-modelling warmth, and utilizes brilliant Smart Oscillator Configurations to deliver stunning results with little programming. There are both Single oscillator setups including Pitch and Shape modes, and Dual oscillator setups including Detune, Sync, Waveform, Bell and Noise Mix modes, FM and Ring Mod. The Synth section also provides 3 Unison modes, without reducing voice polyphony. The Nord Stage 3's new Oscillator section features 5 oscillator categories: Classic, Wave, Formant, Sample and brand new Super Wave (S-wave).
OLED-displays for Program and Synth section
Seamless transitions when changing programs
Extended Split functionality with optional Crossfade
Song List Mode
Extended Morph Destinations
Master Level Control
Wooden Pitch Stick
400 Programs - 8 Banks with 10 Pages each. Each Page has 5 Program locations
Song Mode - 8 Banks with 50 Songs, 5 Programs per Song
5 Live Buffers
2 Individual Slot Setups
3 Morph sources (Modulation Wheel, Control Pedal, Aftertouch)
Global Mono output
Programmable Transpose +/- 6 semitones
Master Clock functionality with manual, external and tap-tempo rate control
Internal and MIDI clock source
MIDI over USB functionality
Up to 3 Split Points (4 Keyboard Zones) with visual LED indication between zones
3 Split Point width (crossfade) options: Lrg, Sml or Off