The PC4 SE is Kurzweil’s newest and most affordable performance controller, bringing the amazing sound quality and many of the performance control features of the enormously successful PC4, within reach of more musicians than ever before. The 88 keys feature Real Piano Hammer Action (RPHA), fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity sensitive, adjustable keys for a remarkable playing experience.
256 Voices of V.A.S.T. Polyphony!
Serious polyphony horsepower from our acclaimed V.A.S.T. engine!
2 Gigabytes of Factory Sounds!
1500 hand-crafted factory presets organized into 10 categories featuring our optimized German 9 ft. and vintage Japanese 7 ft. concert grand pianos (with “KSR” – Kurzweil String Resonance). Also included are a wide selection of sounds from the K2700, PC4 and PC3 Series as well as the KORE 64 expansion.
Patented FlashPlay Technology
Flash-Play provides the PC4 SE with a staggering amount of horse-power; 2 GB sample content with zero-loading time, and ultrafast performance.
6-Operator FM Engine
6 Operator FM Engine with the ability to load original FM SysEx files.
Add sonic animation to your sounds via 5 simultaneous MIDI CC Step Sequencers for modulation sequencing.
KB3 ToneReal Organs
Modeled after classic tonewheel organs, KB3 mode offers control over 9 drawbars, rotary speed, chorus/vibrato, brake, percussion and more.
Powerful FX Engine
Awesome FX Chains featuring award-winning reverbs, delays, choruses, flangers, phasers, distortions, rotary speakers, compressors and more. The PC4 SE also offers a global Master FX section featuring 3-band EQ and Compression.
K.S.R. – Kurzweil String Resonance
Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!
88-Note Hammer-Action Keyboard
The PC4 SE features a Real Piano Hammer Action (RPHA), 88-key, fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity sensitive, adjustable keys.
5-Zone Multi Controller Mode
With 5 zones of unparalleled MIDI controller capabilities, create your own sonic split/layer combinations using Kurzweil’s renowned Multi mode.
Dedicated Split and Layer buttons provide on the fly split and layer combinations.
Record/edit/mix/produce your own tracks – all in the box with the PC4 SE 16-track internal sequencer. Import MIDI (.mid) files as well as Kurzweil PC3/PC4/Forte-family songs.
5 Simultaneous RIFF Generators
Trigger and manipulate up to 5 simultaneous MIDI sequences on the fly. Select from an internal library of patterns or record/import your own!
5 Simultaneous Arpeggiators
Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 5 independent Arps (1 per program, 5 per Multi) and discover the ‘Step Sequencer’ environment!
Front Panel Master Transport Controls
Use the TRANSPORT section to control recording and playback of the on-board 16-track sequencer.
23 Programmable Physical Controllers
5 sliders, 5 knobs, 6 buttons, 2 wheels, 2 switch pedal* dual inputs (which support half-damper for pianos) and 1 continuous control pedal input *1 sustain/switch pedal is included; half-damper pedal sold separately
Easy Access Transpose Controls
Dedicated -/+ transpose controls conveniently located right above the pitch/modulation wheels.
Widescreen Color Display
Navigate the PC4 SE with a 4.3” 480×272 widescreen color LCD display with adjustable brightness.
Categorized Sound Selection
Easy Category and Program/Multi selection featuring customizable category defaults.
Pick Your Favorites
Easily store and recall your most needed 250 Programs/Multis via 5 dedicated Favorites buttons, organized into 50 banks.