Kurzweil SP6


Introducing the Kurzweil SP6. Powerfully Simple.

Following the standard of sonic excellence established by the Forte®, Forte SE and PC3 series, the SP6, powered by the new LENA® processor, brings your performance to new heights with its astonishing sound quality, light-weight, depth of control and simple operation – all within easy reach.


SOUNDS


2 Gigabytes of Sounds!

2GB Hear the new High Definition Japanese Grand and German D Grand, each optimized especially for the SP6 and featuring “KSR” – Kurzweil String Resonance. The SP6 offers all of the sample content from the Forte SE and features a wide selection of tailored sounds from the acclaimed Forte® and Forte SE (EP, Clav, Celeste, Crotales, Harpsichord), as well as PC3 Series and KORE 64™ expansions – all handcrafted to deliver more control over these sounds than we’ve ever presented before.

Patented FlashPlay® Technology

fp Powered by Flash-Play®, the SP6 boots in 11 seconds with 2 GB of on-board sample content, zero-loading time, loads of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance. Load programs from the Forte, Forte SE and PC3 family*.

*(some restrictions apply)


Powerful FX Engine

SP6 FX Experience more simultaneous FX in your performance multis and external sequencing! – and tweak away with dedicated knob assignments. Featuring 32 FX units of horsepower, enjoy award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more.

K.S.R. – Kurzweil String Resonance

Forte FX Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!

KB3 ToneReal™ Organs

Forte FX Modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring real-time performance controls.

PERFORMANCE


Gig-Lite

SP6 carry At only 27 lb (12 kg) the SP6 is our lightest professional 88-note model ever!

88-note Hammer-Action Keyboard

SP6 keys Every sound within the SP6 is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted hammer-action keyboard. Further tailor the SP6 response to your playing style via 10 selectable key velocity maps.

4 Arpeggiators!

SP6 Arps Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 4 independent Arps (1 per program, 4 per Multi) with dedicated on/off and tap tempo buttons.

CONTROLS


20 MIDI Controllers

SP6 controllers Maximize your real-time control over every preset via the SP6’s 4 Knobs*, 1 Switch, 2 Wheels, 2 Dual-Switch Pedal Inputs**, and 1 Continuous Control Pedal Input.

*(configured as 4×3 = 12 virtual controls)
**(support for half-damper pedal for pianos or up to 4 standard switch pedals / 1 standard sustain/switch pedal is included)
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Easy Access Controls

SP6 PW+MW Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated
-/+ Transpose and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.

USER INTERFACE


Sound Selection

SP6 Cat Easy Category and Program/Multi selection and assignment. Enjoy per-program instant demos to quickly audition each sound.

Favorites Section

SP6 Faves Access your Favorite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the SP6’s display.

Software Editors

Forte Editor Get deeper into editing your SP6 using free external software editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS devices!

Coming Soon!


All specifications subject to change without notice.

Keyboard: 88 note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity sensitive keys
Display: 128×64 pixel monochrome LCD
Polyphony: 128 voice polyphony, dynamically allocated
Multitimbral: 16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
Architecture: VAST: Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology

KB3: ToneReal emulation

VA1: anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing from Kurzweil’s VA1 concept synth

Quick Split/Layer: Easy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 4 zones)
Factory Programs: 256
User Programs: 1024
Factory Multis: 130
User Multis: 1024
Favorites: 5
Compatibility: 100% compatibility with Forte SE programs
Load sounds from the Forte and PC3 family programs**(some restrictions apply)
General MIDI: No
Kurzweil String Resonance: Yes
Piano Damper Noise: Yes
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
⋅32 total FX units
Controllers: 1 pitch wheel
1 modulation wheel
4 front panel knobs (configured as 4×3 = 12 virtual controls)
1 variation switch
1 arp switch
2 transpose switches
1 tap tempo switch
*2 dual-switch pedal inputs
1 continuous control pedal inputs*(1 switch/sustain pedal is included; supports dual switch and half-damper for pianos / dual & half-damper pedals sold separately)
Arpeggiators: 1-per Program, 4-per Multi
Analog Outputs: • Two 1/4″ balanced TRS analog (32-bit DACs)
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
FREE OS Updates: OS updates over USB and/or Flash Drive
Included Accessories: Power cable, Switch pedal, USB cable
Height: (5.75″) (14.6cm)
Depth: (15″) (38.1cm)
Length: (52.5″) (133.35cm)
Weight: (27.25 lb.) (12.36 kg)
Power: External Power Supply, 15VDC 2.5A


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