Kurzweil Forte SE Stage Piano

kurzweil forte se digital

Overview

Introducing the Kurzweil Forte® SE.

Following the standard of sonic excellence established by the Forte®, the Forte® SE brings your performance to new heights with its astonishing sound quality, dependability and user-friendly operation.


SOUNDS


2 Gigabytes of Sounds!

Hear the new High Definition Japanese Grand (optimized 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.

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.

V.A.S.T. Editing

Deep editing? Look no further. The Forte® SE 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® SE offers a wealth of sound creation and modification that is truly immense.

Powerful FX Engine

Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more – all fully editable from the user-interface.

K.S.R. – Kurzweil String Resonance

Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!

8 Arpeggiators!

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

CONTROLS


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.

Front Panel Master 3-Band EQ

Room too boomy? No problem. Dial it in with the Master EQ section featuring Bass, Treble, a sweepable Midrange and on/off switch.

28 Programmable Physical Controllers

9 Sliders, 11 Switches, 2 Wheels, 2 Switch Pedal Inputs (which support 2 half-damper pedals for pianos, or up to 4 switch pedals), 1 Continuous Control Pedal Input and Aftertouch.

(1 sustain/switch pedal is included).


Easy Access Controls

Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated
-/+ Transpose and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.

USER INTERFACE


Sound Selection

Easy Category and Program/Multi selection. Save your own preset for each Category.

Favorites Section

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

Software Editors

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

Coming Soon.


All specifications subject to change without notice.

CUP 2 Features & Specs

All specifications subject to change without notice.

Keyboard: 88 note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys (Fatar TP/100LR)
Display: 240×64 pixel monochrome 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 8 zones)
Factory Programs: 256 (w/ space for future updates)
User Programs: 1024
Factory Multis: 100 – featuring up to 8 independent zones
(w/ space for future updates)
User Multis: 1024
General MIDI: No
Master EQ Section: Front-panel 3-band EQ with sweepable mid and on/off switch
Effects: Hundreds of complex effect chains, incorporated into programs featuring our award winning effects – reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more
⋅16 total FX units
Controllers: 1 pitch wheel
1 modulation wheel
9 front panel sliders
9 switches (assignable/zone mutes/KB3 control)
1 variation switch
1 Arp switch
2 transpose switches
*2 switch pedal inputs (1 switch/sustain pedal is included)
1 continuous control pedal inputs
monopressure (aftertouch)

(*supports dual switch and half-damper for pianos / dual & half-damper pedals sold separately)

Arpeggiators: 1-per Program, 8-per Multi
Analog Outputs: • Two 1/4″ balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs)
• +21dBu maximum output
• 50Ω 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 back-panel 1/4″ headphone output
• 130mW into 32 ohm headphones
MIDI: In, Out
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
(coming soon)
FREE OS Updates: OS updates over USB and/or Flash Drive
Included Accessories: Power cable, Switch pedal, USB cable, (4) self adhesive feet
Height: (5.2″) (13.2cm)
Depth: (15.2″) (38.6cm)
Length: (48.9″) (124.2cm)
Weight: (40.8 lb.) (18.5 kg)
Power: Internal Power Supply, free voltage 100-265VAC 50/60Hz, 10W max


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