The Nord Piano 2 HP 73 Key Digital Stage Piano features a 73-key hammer-action keyboard and includes the Nord Piano and Sample Libraries for an incredible feel and the amazing sounds you’ve come to expect from Nord. The Piano 2 HP can split and layer sounds from both libraries, allowing you to create a variety of unique set ups and sounds from the libraries provided. Nord also packs this digital piano with an impressive array of effects from phaser and delay to compression and reverb!
Nord Piano 2 HP 73 Key Digital Stage Piano Features
- 73-key Hammer Action Portable keybed
- All sounds can be replaced
- Nord Piano Library compatible
- Nord Sample Library compatible
- Layer and split-functionality
- Dynamic Pedal Noise (with Nord Triple Pedal)
- Comprehensive Effect section
- Delay Effect
- Stereo Tube Overdrive
- Advanced String Resonance (Gen 2)
- Long Release
The piano section of the Piano 2 HP 73 keyboard includes Grand, Upright, two versions of Electric Piano, Clavinet, and Harpsichord categories with 40 or 60 voice polyphony based on mono or stereo modes. The Grand and Upright piano sounds feature Advanced String Resonance, which emulates the naturally occurring resonance of piano strings when other notes are played. The included Nord Triple Pedal has Soft and Sustenuto pedals and enables half-pedaling and release and catch techniques. The Piano 2 HP also recreates mechanical pedal noise caused by the lifting and releasing of pedals on a piano.
The sample synth section provides control for the attack, release and volume of the included samples and supports the creation of your own sample instruments via the included Nord Sample Editor software. The Piano 2 HP features dedicated knobs and buttons for functions frequently used in live or performance scenarios, allowing for quick access to parameters such as transposition, setting a split point, or layering sounds.
The Nord Piano 2 HP has an Effect section with tweakable effects. Each effect section can be assigned to either the Piano or the Sample Synth section and lets you add some dirt, glimmer or atmosphere to your sound.
- Effect 1 - Pan, Tremolo, Auto-wah (stereo)
- Effect 2 - Phaser, Flanger and Chorus (stereo)
- Delay - Stereo delay effect with Tap Tempo button
- Three band EQ, with sweepable mid
- Compressor/Amp - Twin, JC, Small (mono), Tube distortion (stereo) and compressor (stereo)
- Reverb with six algorithms - Room 1 and 2, Stage 1 and 2, Hall 1 and 2
The Nord Piano 2 HP has dedicated knobs and buttons for all vital functions you need in a performance situation. Transposing, setting up a split point or creating a layered sound is accomplished in seconds. There are 240 locations, organized in 2 banks with 24 pages with 5 programs each. It also has 5 live locations that automatically save the current settings - ideal as a sketching pad at rehearsals when trying out new sound combinations in the search of the perfect sound.
The Fatar keybeds in each Nord Piano 2 is calibrated at the Clavia factory to ensure an even and homogenous response. Furthermore, 4 selectable Dynamic Response Curves let you adjust the response of the keybed to your playing style, and these can be stored indiviually with each program.
MIDI Over USB
The USB-port also serves as a USB-MIDI interface. No driver required for Mac OS X and a WHQL certified driver is available for Windows.
Plug your MP3 or CD player to the Nord Piano 2 HP monitor input to play along, rehearse to or jam with previously recorded music without the need of an external mixer or sound system. The signal is monitored through the headphone output.