Skip to main content Skip to footer
Save up to 25% on hundreds of incredible gear picks Shop Now
Top Seller

Nord Stage 3 Compact Red

Item #: 
1500000049813   POS #:113299473
  • Write a Review
Product Description:

The Nord Stage 3 is the fifth iteration of the Stage series pianos, a continuance of Nord’s vision of producing the ultimate instrument for the performing musician. The Stage 3 features Nord’s latest technologies including the Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with sample playback, the Nord C2D organ, an enhanced Piano Section and extensive hands-on Effect...  Click To Read More About This Product

Available 09-01-2018 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

  • Protect Your Gear
  • Free Shipping
  • Easy Returns
Have Questions? 866-498-7882
Call our experts for product info and phone-only specials.
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $3,599.0
Guitar Center Gear Card

Special 6-month financing^ + $179 back in rewards. Valid through 01/01/2019
Get DetailsAbout Special Financing Offers Opens in new window

    Warranty Options
Add to List
Ship to Store: Available in: 3-7 Days (estimated)
Fairfax, VA
View More Stores For Availability Store Information


,
SUN:11AM-7PM
MON-FRI:10AM-9PM
SAT:10AM-8PM
Overview

The Nord Stage 3 is the fifth iteration of the Stage series pianos, a continuance of Nord’s vision of producing the ultimate instrument for the performing musician. The Stage 3 features Nord’s latest technologies including the Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with sample playback, the Nord C2D organ, an enhanced Piano Section and extensive hands-on Effects. The Nord Stage 3 comes in three models, which differ only in terms of their keybed and playing action. This is the Nord Stage 3 Compact with a 73-note Semi Weighted Waterfall keybed (E-E) and Physical Drawbars.

The Nord Stage series is well known and appreciated by the performing and recording keyboard community, and its attributes are voluminous. If you’re already familiar with the Stage series, here is a brief description of the new features that are unique to the Nord Stage 3:

Performance/General
OLED-displays for Program and Synth section, seamless transitions when changing programs, extended Split functionality with optional Crossfade, song List Mode, and extended Morph Destinations.

Piano Section
Doubled memory (2GB) for the Nord Piano Library, greatly expanded polyphony (120 voices), creative Filter presets, and a layer category.

Synth Section
Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with Sample playback, dedicated OLED display for Oscillator functions, expanded Memory (480 MB) for the Nord Sample Library, extended Polyphony, Super Wave category (S-wave).

Organ Section
Nord C2D Organ Engine, two new Principal Pipe Organ models. Model 122 Vintage Rotary Speaker - available per Slot, Physical Drawbars for Nord Stage 3 Compact.

Effects
Improved Delay with added Feedback filters and Analog Mode, Filter Mode with Resonance, separate Compressor per Slot with Amount and Fast mode, and separate Reverb per Slot with Bright mode.

And then, of course, there are the attributes that have made the Nord Stage series among the most popular keyboard instruments on the planet.

The Stage 3’s sound architecture reflects the chief design precepts of its predecessors in that it is divided into three tone-generating areas, the Piano Section, the Organ Section and the Synth Section.

The Piano Section
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. Our unique ‘Advanced String Resonance’ and Dynamic Pedal Noise features deliver breathtaking realism and an unsurpassed level of expressiveness.

The Organ Section
The Nord Stage 3 features the 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. The Organ section also features impeccable simulations of 1960’s Transistor Organs, Vox Continental and Farfisa Compact with all of the classic settings.

The 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-modeling warmth, and uses Smart Oscillator Configurations to deliver stunning results with little programming. There are 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).

Enhancing all of these tones is the Nord 3’s expanded Effects Section. The Nord Stage 3 Effect section features a brand new Filter Effect, extended morphable parameters, an enhanced Delay effect and a separate Reverb and Compressor for each slot.

Features

Great sounds
Smart programming and global controls
Keybed designed for your performance
Lightweight and easy to maneuver
Pro Coverage
Manufacturer's Warranty
One year parts and labor warranty on all Nord and Ddrum products with the exception of 30 day warranty on drum triggers.


Guitar Center's Pro Coverage
Pro Coverage gives you added warranty protection for your gear. Stepping in where the manufacturer's "normal wear and tear" coverage ends, our Pro Coverage program offers you upgraded coverage if your product ever fails Click To Read More About This Product.

Pro Coverage includes
  • Accidental damage protection
  • Expedited repair or replacement
  • Free shipping (for returns or repairs)
  • 100% coverage for commercial use
  • Extended price protection
  • No lemon guarantee
  • Free transfer of coverage to a new owner
  • Repair costs covered for up to five years from date of purchase
  • Repair authorization-toll-free by phone or via the web
Customer Reviews
Questions & Answers View All
Loading....

Review Snapshot

by PowerReviews
NordStage 3 Compact
 
5.0

(based on 1 review)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

Reviewed by 1 customer

Displaying review 1

Back to Top

 
5.0

Simply amazing!!!

By Gdzchld103107

from Chicago, IL

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Portable
  • Realistic Sound
  • Responsive / Good Action

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Stage Keyboard

Comments about Nord Stage 3 Compact:

Was skeptical to make the jump feom Yamaha to Nord, but it was so worth it. Sounds is amazing and there is just so much more functionality to it. I'm loving everything about it!!

Displaying review 1

Back to Top

Questions & Answers
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.