Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage Piano Synthesizer Workstation

Product code: bstuwkurfortese

The Kurzweil Forte SE brings your performance to new heights with its astonishing sound quality, dependability and user-friendly operation.

  • * SPECIAL OFFER * Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage Piano/Synthesizer/Workstation (As New)

    This item has been opened. It is as new and complete but has been shipped to a customer, opened and returned as unwanted.
    It comes with a full warranty.

    The Kurzweil Forte SE brings your performance to new heights with its astonishing sound quality, dependability and user-friendly operation.

    Main Features

    • 88 note fully-weighted hammer-action keybed with velocity and aftertouch
    • 2GB of sounds
    • 188MB of non-volatile user flash memory
    • 16 part multitimbral, 128 note polyphony
    • 32 multi FX units onboard
    • Multitrack sequencer
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    2 Gigabytes of Sounds!
    Hear the new High Definition Japanese Grand (optimised 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.

    V2.00 adds 256 new Programs plus over 80 new Multis!

    Patented FlashPlay® Technology
    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.

    188 Megabytes User Sample Memory
    Load up to 188 MB of your own custom samples into non-volatile flash memory. Supported sample formats: .WAV, .AIF (up to 16 bit / 96kHz) and Kurzweil formats (.P3K, .KRZ, .K25, .K26).

    V.A.S.T. Editing
    Deep native editing? Look no further. The Forte® SE now 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® offers a wealth of sound creation and modification that is truly immense.

    Powerful FX Engine
    Now featuring 32 FX units of horsepower. Enjoy 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.

    K.S.R. - Kurzweil String Resonance
    Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!

    KB3 ToneReal™ Organs
    Modelled after classic organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars.

    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.

    MultiTrack Sequencer
    Built-in multitrack sequencer with extensive editing tools.

    8 Simultaneous Arpeggiators
    Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 8 independent Arps (1 per program, 8 per Multi) and discover the new 'Step Sequencer' environment!

    Live Audio Input with FX
    Plug in and jam along with your favourite music player. The 1/8 inch (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.

    Front Panel Master 3-Band EQ
    Room too boomy? Need to add some punch? No problem. Dial it in with the Master EQ section featuring Bass, Treble and sweepable Midrange.

    23 Programmable Physical Controllers
    9 Sliders (with brilliant LED ladders), 6 Switches, 2 Wheels, 3 Switch Pedal Inputs (which support half-damper for pianos), 2 Continuous Control Pedal Inputs and Aftertouch. (1 sustain/switch pedal is included).

    Easy Access Controls
    Dedicated -/+ Transpose, Tap Tempo and sound Variation controls conveniently located right above the Pitch/Modulation wheels.

    Sound Selection
    Easy Category and Program/Multi selection featuring customisable category defaults, and new 'Surf-n-Select' navigation, allowing you to search for and pre-select your next Program/Multi without interrupting the current selection.

    Favorites Section
    Access your Favorite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the Forte® SE's display.

    Free Software Editors
    Using your Mac/PC or iPad, get deeper into editing your Forte® SE's Programs, Multis and Effects!

    Dimensions and Weight
    Dimensions (H x D x L): 13.2 x 38.6 x 124.2cm / 5.2 x 15.2 x 48.9 inches
    Weight: 18.5 Kg / 40.8 lbs.

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  • Additional Information

    Condition Opened
    Documentation No
    On demo in store No
    Brand Kurzweil
    Keyboard Type Synth
    Number of keys 88
    Keyboard Action Hammer Action
    Specifications No