Big Red Turns Five
The Nord Piano 5 builds upon the excellence of its predecessor bring you a superb studio and stage piano with across-the-board improvements. Boasting two powerful piano engines, dual independent sample synths, and twice the memory of its predecessor, Piano 5 is a total beast that can ace the most demanding live gigs and recording sessions. With Nord Piano 5, you can quickly execute seamless program-change transitions and assign split points with optional crossfades.
The Piano section features 120-note polyphony and Nord’s acclaimed Virtual Hammer Action technology with three dynamic curves for amazing, customized playing feel. If you’ve been curious why Nord keyboardists are so fiercely loyal, five minutes alone with the Nord Piano 5 will open your ears to the sheer creative power on tap in this formidable digital piano/synth. Available in 88-key and 73-key models featuring Nord’s superb Triple Sensor keybed with grand weighted action, the Piano 5 offers the exceptional playing experience that will satisfy even the most serious pianists.
Innovative Nord technologies for the ultimate piano experience
The Piano 5’s meticulously engineered key bed gives you absolute control over your dynamics at any velocity level. Nord’s Virtual Hammer Action technology works in concert with precision physical hammer movements to provide a keyboard action that delivers stunningly realistic playability and dynamic response. The company’s Advanced String Resonance accurately reproduces the complex interplay of the piano strings and also adds the body resonance of a real acoustic piano when the damper pedal is depressed. The Nord Triple Pedal unit comprises Soft and Sostenuto Pedals, as well as the unique Dynamic Sustain Pedal with Nord’s Pedal Noise feature, which dynamically emulates the mechanical sounds of lifting and releasing the damper mechanism of a real grand piano.
Dual Piano Engines, premium sounds
The Piano 5’s powerful Piano section features two powerful Piano Engines that can be used concurrently in a layer or split. This premium instrument is loaded for bear right out of the box. It ships with nine sublime Grand Pianos, nine colorful Uprights, and the character-packed chime, bark, and bite of 10 Electric Pianos; plus Clavinet, Digital Pianos, a Marimba, Vibraphone and more from the exclusive Nord Piano Library — where each patch is meticulously crafted for its unique character. Nord’s cutting-edge sampling technology captures the minute nuances and authentic vibe of the source instruments. Need additional pianos? They’re downloadable for free at nordkeyboards.com, which is regularly updated with new world-class sounds. All sounds are instantly replaceable via the Nord Sound Manager.