Nord Piano 5 Digital Stage Piano

An update to a modern classic, the Nord Piano returns with dual piano engines, double the memory, and improved keybed for a premium performance experience.
This edition of the award-winning Piano series is equipped with dual piano engines, dual sample synths and twice the memory of the previous generation.

With the combination of a premium Triple Sensor keybed and exclusive Virtual Hammer Action Technology, the portable Nord Piano 5 delivers an exceptional playing experience.

PERFORMANCE
Two independent Pianos and Sample Synths.

The Piano and Sample Synth sections of the Nord Piano 5 each contain two independent Layers. The two Pianos and two Sample Synths can be used simultaneously in a variety of split or Layer configurations. Combined with the versatile effects routing, a wide range of combinations can be achieved - from classic ensemble settings to rich soundscapes. The LED equipped Level controls allow for quick and precise balancing of all Layer volume levels. A Volume Pedal and/or Sustain Pedal can be assigned to each Layer.

Live focused design
The Nord Piano 5 has dedicated dials and buttons for full hands-on control during a live performance. Transposing, setting up a split point or creating a layered sound can be accomplished instantly.

Seamless Transitions
The Nord Piano 5 features seamless transitions for glitch free changing of sounds or programs while playing.

PIANO SECTION
The powerful Piano section features two piano engines that can be used simultaneously in a layer or a split.

9 Grands, 9 Uprights, 10 Electric Pianos and much more.

The Nord Piano read more 5 factory bank contains 9 Grands, 9 Uprights, 10 Enhanced Electric Pianos, Clavinet, Digital Pianos, Marimba, Vibraphone and much more from the exclusive Nord Piano Library - all carefully selected for their unique character! Nord's state-of-the-art sampling technology capture the extraordinary nuances and real character of the source instruments. The exclusive Nord Piano Library is regularly updated with unique world class sounds, and always free of charge. All sounds are easily replaced using the Nord Sound Manager.

THE NORD PIANO EXPERIENCE
Virtual Hammer Action Technology

The unique Virtual Hammer Action Technology in conjunction with the physical hammer movements delivers outstanding authenticity and dynamic response resulting in a keyboard action that handles dynamic playing with amazing control at any velocity level. The Triple Sensor keybed also provides authentic features like repeating a note without lifting the key completely to ensure the smooth repetitions and fluent transitions associated with an acoustic Grand Piano.

Triple Sensor Keybed

The triple sensor keybed has added weight for improved dynamic control providing authentic Piano touch and feel. Each individual keybed is meticulously calibrated at the Nord factory to ensure an even response over the whole range.

Features:

-88-note Triple Sensor keybed with grand weighted action
-Nord Virtual Hammer Action Technology
-Advanced Layering (2 Pianos + 2 Sample Synths)
-Advanced KB Split with optional crossfades
-Seamless Transitions
-OLED display for excellent overview
-Piano Section
-2 independent Piano Layers
-2x memory for Nord Piano Library
-120 Voice Polyphony
-Creative Piano Timbre options including Dyno filter
-3 Dynamic Curves to suit any playing style
-Dynamic Pedal Noise with Nord Triple Pedal
-Advanced String Resonance
-Soft Release
-Sample Synth
-2 independent Sample Synth Layers
-2x memory for Nord Sample Library
-Soft and Bright filters
-Tru-Vibrato
-Unison mode for rich, ensemble sounds
-Attack, Decay/Release and Dynamic controls
-Effects
-High quality stereo effects modelled after classic stomp boxes
-Reverb with Chorale and Bright/Dark mode
-Delay with Ping Pong mode
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Global:
-OLED Display
-Seamless Transitions
-Split Point Crossfades
-16 banks with 25 programs - 400 locations
-Organize functionality for programs
-Live Mode - 5 Live programs
-Global Transpose: +/- 6 semitones
-Program Transpose: +/- 6 semitones
-Fine-tune: +/- 50 Cents
-Kbd Touch: 3 velocity response curves
-Triple Sensor keybed with Virtual Hammer Action Technology
-Split functionality with selectable split point and LED indication
-Layer functionality
-Mono Output option
-Dynamic Sustain Pedal action with the included Nord Triple Pedal
-USB-MIDI
-Free OS updates

Piano Section:
-2 independent Layers
-6 types - Grand, Upright, Electric Pianos, Digital, Layer, Clavinet and Harpsichord.
-Each category can contain up to 20 different models.
-120 Voice Polyphony (stereo/mono pianos)
-Piano Timbre feature with Soft, Mid and Bright settings for acoustic pianos. Dyno 1 and 2 options for electric pianos.
-Layer Detune with 3 amounts
-Advanced String Resonance (Generation 2) - adjustable amount
-Selectable Soft Release for Grand, Upright, Electric Pianos and Harpsichord
-Selectable Pedal Noise for Grand, Upright and Electric Pianos 1 - adjustable amount
-Octave transpose: -1/+1 (-6/+6 in Split mode, depending on Split position)

Sample Synth Section:
-40+ Voice Polyphony
-Amp envelope with Attack and Decay/Release
-Bright and Soft Timbre options
-Adjustable Vibrato with 3 Delay options
-Unison feature with 3 amounts
-Selectable velocity sensitive low pass filter and dynamic range
-Octave transpose: -1/+1 (-6/+6 in Split mode, depending on Split position)
-Volume controllable with Volume Pedal (not included)

Memory:
-Approx. 2 GB dedicated to the Nord Piano Library
-Approx. 1 GB dedicated to the Nord Sample Library

Effects Section:

Effect 1:
-Pan, Tremolo, Wah and Ring Modulator
-Three selectable depths for the Pan and Tremolo, rate controlled with the Effect 1 Rate knob
-Tremolo, Pan, Ring-Mod and Wah can be controlled with Control Pedal

Effect 2:
-Phaser 1, Phaser 2, Flanger, Chorus 1, Chorus 2 and Vibe
-Two selectable depths for each effect

Amp Simulations, Comp and EQ:
-Comp/Amp - three amp/speaker simulations, Tube Overdrive
-Drive/Compression amount controlled with the Drive knob
-Three band EQ, with sweepable mid. +/- 15 dB gain/attenuation
-Global mode for EQ

Delay:
-Delay Effect with Rate, Amount and Tap-tempo controls
-Ping-Pong mode
-Global mode

Master Effects:
-Dedicated Reverb with Booth, Room, Stage, Hall and Cathedral algorithms.
-Dark/Bright settings and optional Chorale modulation effect.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 40 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 14 x 12 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): NOR PIANO588