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.
2 Gigabytes of Sounds!
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
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
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
Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!
KB3 ToneReal™ Organs
Modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring real-time performance controls.
At only 27 lb (12 kg) the SP6 is our lightest professional 88-note model ever!
88-note Hammer-Action Keyboard
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.
Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 4 independent Arps (1 per program, 4 per Multi) with dedicated on/off and tap tempo buttons.
20 MIDI 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).
Easy Access Controls
Pitch/Modulation wheels along with dedicated
-/+ Transpose and sound Variation controls conveniently located right on the front panel.
Easy Category and Program/Multi selection and assignment. Enjoy per-program instant demos to quickly audition each sound.
Access your Favorite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the SP6’s display.
Get deeper into editing your SP6 using free external software editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC and iOS devices!
All specifications subject to change without notice.
88 note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity sensitive keys
128×64 pixel monochrome LCD
128 voice polyphony, dynamically allocated
16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
VAST: Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology
KB3: ToneReal emulation
VA1: anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing from Kurzweil’s VA1 concept synth
Easy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 4 zones)
100% compatibility with Forte SE programs
Load sounds from the Forte and PC3 family programs**(some restrictions apply)
Kurzweil String Resonance:
Piano Damper Noise:
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
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)