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Kurzweil Forte SE 88-Key Piano with 2 GB of memory Black

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Following the standard of sonic excellence established by the Forte®, the Forte® SE brings your performance to new heights with astonishing sound quality, everyday dependability and user-friendly oper... Read More

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Following the standard of sonic excellence established by the Forte®, the Forte® SE brings your performance to new heights with astonishing sound quality, everyday dependability and user-friendly operation.

2 Gigabytes of Sounds

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. It features 2 GB of on-board sample content with zero-loading time, loads of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance.

V.A.S.T. Editing

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.

Powerful FX Engine

Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more - all fully editable from the user-interface.

8 Arpeggiators!

88-note Italian Hammer-Action Keyboard

Every sound within the Forte® SE is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.

Front Panel Master 3-Band EQ

Room too boomy? No problem. Dial it in with the Master EQ section featuring Bass, Treble, a sweepable Midrange and on/off switch.

28 Programmable Physical Controllers

Forte SE controllers  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.

Easy Access Controls

Forte SE PW+MW     Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated -/+ Transpose and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.

Forte Editor
Using your Mac/PC or iPad, get deeper into editing your Forte® SE's Programs, Multis and Effects.

  • Keyboard: 88 note fully weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch Display: 240x64 pixel monochrome LCD with front-panel contrast adjust Polyphony: 128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated Multitimbral: 16 parts (one per MIDI channel) Quick Split/Layer: Easy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 8 zones) Factory Programs: 256 (w/ space for future updates) User Programs: 1024 Factory Multis: 100 - featuring up to 8 independent zones (w/ space for future updates) User Multis: 1024 Master EQ Section: Front-panel 3-band EQ with sweepable mid and on/off switch Effects: Hundreds 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 16 total FX units Controllers: 1 pitch wheel 1 modulation wheel 9 front panel sliders 9 switches (assignable/zone mutes/KB3 control) 1 variation switch 1 Arp switch 2 transpose switches *2 switch pedal inputs (1 switch/sustain pedal is included) 1 continuous control pedal inputs monopressure (aftertouch) Height: (5.2") (13.2cm) Depth: (15.2") (38.6cm) Length: (48.9") (124.2cm) Weight: (40.8 lb.) (18.5 kg)
90 days parts and labor warranty on pro series and refurbs.
One year warranty on refurb home series.
3 year parts/2 year labor warranty on Mark home series.

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