- 16 Gigabytes of All New Sounds!
- Widescreen Color Display: Forte LCD Navigate the Forte™ with a new 4.3" 480x272 widescreen color LCD display.
- Sound Selection: Easy Category and Program/Multi selection. Save your own preset for each Category.
- Favorites Section: Access your 10 Favorite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the Forte's™ display.
Get deeper into editing your Forte™ Programs, Multis and Effects!
New, hand-selected German and Japanese concert grand pianos, as well as new Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clav and Harpsichords along with a wide selection of sounds from the acclaimed PC3 and KORE 64™ expansion, all delivered with unprecedented expressiveness and an obsessive attention to detail.
Patented FlashPlay™ Technology
Flash-Play™ provides the Forte™ with a staggering amount of horse-power; 16 GB sample content with zero-loading time, heaping mounds of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance.
KB3 ToneReal™ Organs
Modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars.
Powerful FX Engine
Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more.
88-note Italian Hammer-Action Keyboard
Every sound within the Forte™ is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.
Front Panel Master Compressor & 3-Band EQ
Room too boomy? Need to add some punch? No problem. Dial it in with the Master Compressor & 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, 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.
- Keyboard: 88 note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys (Fatar TP/40L)
- Display: 480x272 pixel color 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 4 zones)
- Factory Programs: (TBD) Stunning factory Programs featuring the all new Japanese and German Grands, new Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clav and Harpsichord along with a wide selection of sounds from the acclaimed PC3 and KORE 64™ expansion
- User Programs: 256
- Factory Multis: (TBD) Factory-crafted Multis - featuring up to 4 independent zones
- User Multis: 256
- General MIDI: No
Master EQ/Compressor Section: Front-panel 3-band EQ with sweepable mid and on/off switch
Front-panel single-knob master compressor with separate on/off bypass switch
- Effects: • Over 1000 complex effect chains, incorporated into programs featuring our award winning effects - reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more
- 32 total FX units
(editing of FXChains requires use of the Desktop Editor)
- Controllers: 1 pitch wheel
1 modulation wheel
9 front panel sliders (w/ LED ladders)
9 KB3 control switches/control/zone mute switches
1 variation switch
1 tap tempo switch
2 transpose switches
3 switch pedal inputs (1 switch/sustain pedal is included)
2 continuous control pedal input
- Analog Outputs: • Four (2 pairs) 1/4" balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs)
- Automatic mono switching on both pairs.
• +21dBu maximum output
• 400Ω balanced source impedance
- Audio Inputs: One stereo 1/8" back-panel input for connecting your favorite MP3 player or other audio source for accompaniment playback
- Headphones: • 1 front panel 1/4" headphone output
• 130mW into 32 ohm headphones
- MIDI: In, Thru, Out (w/ Thru/Out switch)
- USB: • Two USB ports (one A port / one B port)
• Complete MIDI functionality over USB
• User program/multi file transfer to/from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
• Operating System updates from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
- Software Editors: External editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS devices
- FREE OS Updates: OS updates over USB and/or Flash Drive
- Height: (5.5") (14cm)
- Depth: (15.5") (39.5cm)
- Length: (54.5") (138.5cm)
- Weight: (49.6 lb.) (22.5 kg)
- Power: Internal Power Supply, free voltage 100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 10W
Kurzweil Forte 88 88-Key Pro Stage Piano & Synth MPN #: AMS-KFORTE-8 UPC #: Regular price: $6895 $3999.0000 Available from: 8th Street Music Condition: New Available to Order