Kurzweil Artis 88-Key Stage Piano

Kurzweil Artis 88-Key Stage Piano

Kurzweil Artis 88-Key Stage Piano

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The Artis 88-Key Stage Piano from Kurzweil features hundreds of preset sounds (including German Grand Piano) on-board ready to be played with 128 voice polyphony. Artis also includes the Kurzweil KB3 organ simulator (from the PC3 Series) designed to emulate classic tone wheel organs like the Hammond B3.

Its 88-key fully-weighted hammer action keyboard provides you with a piano-like feel without adding excessive weight to the instrument. Artis has 3 jacks on the rear panel for optional pedal controllers (sold separately)—two jacks for optional switch pedals that may be used to control two-state (i.e., on / off) parameters such as sustain, sostenuto, and mute zone and a third jack for an optional continuous control (or CC) pedal that may be used to control multi-state parameters such as volume or wah. In addition, Artis can also be used as a MIDI controller suitable for controlling additional sound modules and as input to a sequencer.

Sounds
  • German 9' Grand Piano
  • 32 programs
  • Amazing tone, realism, and expression
  • Perfectly matched with a weighted Fatar TP-100 action
  • KB3 ToneReal Organs
  • Modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs
  • Features multiple controls, including 9 realistic drawbars
  • Full 128 voices of polyphony
  • 256 factory programs featuring a wide selection of sounds from the PC3K and KORE 64 collections plus Kurzweil’s vintage electric pianos, clavinets, synthesizers, string sections and orchestras, guitars, percussion, and much more
  • Divided into 16 categories
256 Factory Multis
  • Up to 4 zones, split/layer
  • Extensive MIDI control
  • Individual zone volume and mute control
  • Additional 256 user slots to save your own programs
Additional Features
  • Features up to 16 FX Engine such as reverbs, delays, choruses, flangers, phasers, distortions, rotary amplifiers, compressors, and more
  • Enhanced Kore64 ROM
  • MP3 player audio input jack
Keyboard and Controllers
  • 9 assignable sliders
  • 6 programmable switches
  • A pitch wheel
  • A modulation wheel
  • 2 jacks on the rear panel for up to 4 optional switch pedals or 2 half damper pedals
  • 1 jack on the rear panel for an optional continuous controller pedal
User Interface
  • Allows easy category and program/multi selection and save your own preset for each category
  • Favorites section offers quick access to 10 favorite sounds and is conveniently located right below Artis' display
  • Software Editors for Window’s PC, Mac system, and iPad’s can be downloaded free of cost from the Kurzweil website 
UPC: 883793203014
In the Box
Kurzweil Artis 88-Key Stage Piano
  • Power Cable
  • Switch Pedal
  • USB Cable (Type-A-to-Type-B)
  • 4 x Self-Adhesive Foot
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty on Parts & Labor
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    Kurzweil Artis specs

    Keyboard 88-note fully-weighted hammer-action with velocity sensitive keys (Fatar TP100)
    Display 240 x 64 pixel monochrome LCD with front-panel contrast adjust
    Polyphony 128 voice polyphony, dynamically allocated
    Multitimbral 16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
    User Benefits Quick Split/Layer: Easy access with adjustable relative volume (up to 4 zones)
    Programs Factory programs: 256
    User Programs: 256
    Factory Multis: 256 factory-crafted Multis - featuring up to 4 independent zones
    User Multis: 256
    Master Section EQ: Dedicated front-panel 3-band EQ with sweepable mid and on/off switch
    Effects Over 1000 complex effect chains, incorporated into programs such as - reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more
    16 total FX units

    Chains cannot be edited, but a chain can be selected in multimode

    Controllers 1 x pitch wheel, 1 x modulation wheel, 9 x front panel sliders, 9 x KB3 control switches/control/zone mute switches, 1 x variation switch, 2 x transpose switches, 2 x switch pedal inputs, each supporting single or dual, switch or half-damper pedals (1 switch/sustain pedal is included), 1 x continuous control pedal input

    Half Damper pedal for MIDI controller functionality only

    Analog Outputs 2 x 1/4" balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs)
    21 dBu maximum output
    400 Ω balanced source impedance
    Audio Inputs 1 x stereo 1/8" back-panel input for connecting a MP3 player or other audio source for accompaniment playback
    Headphones 1 front panel 1/4" headphone output 130 MW into 32 Ω headphones
    Headphones 1 x front panel 1/4" headphone output
    130 mW into 32 Ω headphones
    MIDI In, out
    USB Complete MIDI functionality over USB
    User program/multi file transfer to/from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
    Operating System updates from PC/Mac/Flash Drive
    Updates OS updates over USB and/or Flash Drive
    Power Internal Power Supply, free voltage 90 to 265 VAC 50/60 Hz, 10 W
    Dimensions (HxDxL) 5.5 x 15.5 x 54.5" (14.0 x 39.3 x 138.5 cm)
    Weight 46 lb (21 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 68.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 66.0 x 21.0 x 21.0"

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