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Nord Stage 2 EX
 
Nord by Clavia
STAGE 2 EX
COMPACT
Piano, Organ, Synthesizer
 
£2,599.00 + free UK delivery
inc. VAT
Availability: Discontinued

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Effects Section External Section
Organ Section   Piano Section
Program Section   Synth Section
 
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Nord Stage 2 EX Soft Case
 
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Nord Soft Case

Keep your Nord Stage 2 EX in perfect shape with the soft case, featuring a plush interior, thick padding, and the distinctive Nord red colour. The large-sized pocket will hold all your cables and accessories.
 

73 key, Semi Weighted Waterfall keyboard

The Nord Stage 2 EX updates Nord's flagship instrument line with 1 GB memory from the Nord Piano Library.

Nord's outstanding new Factory Bank features 5 Grand Pianos, 7 Upright Pianos, 11 Electric Pianos, Clavinet, Harpsichords and a vastly improved Nord Sample Library selection including great new Strings, Choir and Folk instruments.

MAIN FEATURES    

Piano Section

  • 1 GB memory for the Nord Piano Library
  • State-of-the art sample-based Acoustic and Electric Pianos
  • Advanced String Resonance (Gen 2)
  • Long Release option
  • Dynamic Pedal Noise via optional Nord Triple Pedal

Synth Section

  • 380 MB for the Nord Sample Library
  • Powerful Classic analog, FM and Wavetable synthesis
  • Arpeggiator
  • Unison mode
  • Master Clock

Organ Section

  • B3 Tone-Wheel simulation
  • Rotary Speaker simulation
  • Faithful simulations of classic Vox and Farfisa organs
  • Digital LED Drawbars for easy overview of active drawbar settings.


Global features

  • Comprehensive Effects section
  • Single-function control knobs and instant visibility of current settings
  • External section allowing the Nord Stage 2 EX to serve as a master keyboard
  • Expanded Live Mode with 5 locations
  • USB-MIDI. No driver required for Mac OS X.
  • WHQL certified driver available for Windows.
 
THREE MODELS

The Stage 2 EX is available in three models:

The Nord Stage 2 EX 88 features Nord's top-of-the-line fully weighted Hammer Action Keybed (A-C)
     
  The Nord Stage 2 EX HP76 has the extremely lightweight Hammer Action Portable keybed (E-G), the same type as from the Electro 3/4 HP and Piano 2 HP.
     
  Nord Stage 2 EX Compact features a 73-note Semi Weighted Waterfall keyboard (E-E).

Apart from the keyboard type and the number of accessories available, all three models have identical features.

Detailed information is available on the Nord website here

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Master Level Control
Wooden Pitch Stick
Modulation Wheel
400 Programs - 4 Banks with 20 Pages each. Each Page has 5 Program locations
Program Categories
Program Sort Modes - numerical, alphabetical or by category
5 Live Buffers
2 Individual Slot Setups
3 Morph sources (Modulation Wheel, Control Pedal, Aftertouch)
Global Mono output
Programmable Transpose +/- 6 semitones
Master Clock functionality with manual, external and tap-tempo rate control
Internal and MIDI clock source
MIDI over USB functionality

ORGAN SECTION
B3 Tone wheel Organ, Vox Continental and Farfisa models with full polyphony
9 digitally controlled Drawbars
Percussion controls
Vibrato / Chorus control
Two Drawbar settings per program
2-Part Multitimbral (2 manuals)

PIANO SECTION
1 GB memory for Piano sounds
Acoustic Grand Pianos
Upright Pianos
Electric Pianos
Synth Pianos
Wurlitzer A200 Electric Piano
Clavinet D6
Harpsichords
Electric Grand Pianos incl. CP-80
40-60 Voices Polyphony
4 Selectable Velocity Curves
Clavinet EQ controls
String Resonance (Generation 2) on acoustic Grand Pianos and Uprights
Selectable Piano Release
Pedal Noise when used with Nord Triple Pedal (optional accessory) on selected acoustic and electric pianos
Slot Detune functionality
2-Part Multitimbral

SYNTH SECTION
Sample Playback synthesis: approx. 380 Megabytes of sample memory, up to 999 Sample Instruments.
Analog synthesis: Multiple waveforms - including Dual Saw, Hard Sync and PWM
FM synthesis: 2 & 3 Operator FM synthesis
Wavetables synthesis: 62 waveforms
18 Voices polyphony
Unison control - with no reduction in polyphony
Amplitude envelope
Modulation envelope
12 & 24 dB Low Pass, High Pass, Band Pass and Notch Filter with Resonance
LFO with 4 waveforms (square, triangle, ramp and sample & hold)
300 Patch memory locations
Arpeggiator (Up, Down, Up-Down and Random). Range: 1, 2, 3 or 4 octaves.
LFO and Arpeggiator synchronizable to Master Clock
2-Part Multitimbral
GLOBAL PARAMETERS
Level control
Zone (split assignment) control

EFFECTS
Effect 1: Ring Modulator, Tremolo, Pan, Wah, AutoWah 1, Autowah 2
Effect 2: Flanger, Vibe, 2 Phasers, 2 Choruses
Delay - with Ping Pong (stereo taps) and Tap-Tempo
3 types of Speaker simulations, JC, Twin and Small
Tube amp simulation with adjustable overdrive
3-band Equalizer with sweepable mid. EQ ranges: 100 Hz, 200 Hz - 8 kHz and 4 kHz
Rotary Speaker: selectable speed (Stop, Slow and Fast) and separate overdrive
Effect rates/tempo can be synchronized to the Master Clock

MASTER EFFECTS
Compressor
Reverb - 6 algorithms

KEYBOARD
HA88-model: 88-key Velocity sensitive Hammer Action keyboard. Range: A-C,
​HP76-model: 76-key Velocity sensitive Hammer Action Portable keyboard. Range: E-G
Compact-model: 73-key Velocity sensitive Semi Weighted Waterfall keyboard. Range: E-E
Aftertouch
Supports 3 split zones with visual LED indication

CONNECTIONS
4 Assignable Audio Outputs - ¼", 6,35 mm jacks, unbalanced
Stereo Headphone output - ¼", 6,35 mm stereo jack
1 Monitor input - 1/8", 3,5 mm stereo jack
Sustain Pedal - ¼", 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal, like e.g, Roland DP-2, DP-6, Yamaha FC-4, FC-5, Fatar VFP1-25 etc.
Sustain input compatible with Nord Triple Pedal (sold separately)
Rotor Pedal - ¼", 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal or a switch type pedal
Organ Swell Pedal - ¼", 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Control/Expression pedal like e.g. Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-5 etc.
Control Pedal - ¼", 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Control/Expression pedal like e.g. Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-5 etc.
MIDI In - 5 pin DIN connectors
MIDI Out - 5 pin DIN connectors
USB - type B connector
Power Cord with IEC C14 connector
Nord Stage 2 Connections

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
User Manual
Dust cover (88 and HP76 only)
Sustain pedal (88 and HP76 only)
Power cord
Nord Sample and Piano DVDs
USB cord

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
Nord Keyboard Stand EX
Nord Soft Case
Nord Triple Pedal
Nord Music Stand EX

DIMENSIONS
Nord Stage 2 EX 88: 1287 mm (50.7"), 118 mm (4.7"), 334 mm (13")
Nord Stage 2 EX HP76: 1122 mm (44"), 127 mm (5"), 347 mm (13,6")
Nord Stage 2 EX Compact: 1070 mm (42"), 104 mm (4"), 302 mm (12")

WEIGHT
Nord Stage 2 EX 88: 18,5 kg (40,7 lb)
Nord Stage 2 EX HP76: 12,4 kg (27,3 lb)
Nord Stage 2 EX Compact: 9,7 kg (21,4 lb)