Kurzweil Forte SE 88-Key Stage Piano
Following the standard of sonic excellence established by the Forte, the Forte SE brings your performance to new heights with its astonishing sound quality, dependability and user-friendly operation.
Hear the new High Definition Japanese Grand (optimized especially for the SE) and German D Grand, featuring "KSR" - Kurzweil String Resonance. Also included are a wide selection of tailored sounds from the acclaimed Forte (EP, Clav, Celeste, Crotales, Harpsichord), as well as PC3 Series and KORE 64 expansions - all handcrafted to deliver unprecedented expressiveness with an obsessive attention to detail.
Flash-Play powers the Forte SE with 2 GB of on-board sample content with zero-loading time, loads of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance.
Deep editing? Look no further. The Forte® SE grants full access to Kurzweil's legendary Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology directly from the front panel. With 32-layers per program, each offering its own signal path and a host of modular DSP tools, the Forte SE offers a wealth of sound creation and modification that is truly immense.
Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more including the new Spectral 4-Tap and Spectral 6-Tap FX - all fully editable from the user-interface.
Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!
Modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars.
Every sound within the Forte SE is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.
NEW! Built-in multitrack sequencer with extensive editing tools.
Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 8 independent Arps (1 per program, 8 per Multi) and discover the new 'Step Sequencer' environment!
Plug in and jam along with your favorite music player. The 1/8" (3.5mm) Audio Input sports its own dedicated real-time FX. Sweeten your backing tracks for live performance and internally mix the signal with the Forte SE's own output.
Room too boomy? No problem. Dial it in with the Master EQ section featuring Bass, Treble, a sweepable Midrange and on/off switch.
9 Sliders, 11 Switches, 2 Wheels, 2 Switch Pedal Inputs (which support 2 half-damper pedals for pianos, or up to 4 switch pedals), 1 Continuous Control Pedal Input and Aftertouch.
Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated -/+ Transpose and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.
Easy Category and Program/Multi selection. Save your own preset for each Category. New 'Surf-n-Select' navigation allows you to search for and pre-select your next Program/Multi without interrupting the current selection.
Access your Favorite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the Forte SE's display.Kurzweil Forte SE Features:
- 88 note fully-weighted hammer-action keyboard with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys
- 240x64 pixel monochrome LCD with front-panel contrast adjust display
- 128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated
- 256 Factory Programs (w/ space for future updates)
- Front-panel 3-band EQ with sweepable mid and on/off switch
- 16 total FX units