Designed to be simple and powerful, the Kurzweil Artis is an all-in-one gig machine with astonishing sound quality, 128-voice polyphony, 88-note hammer-weighted action and a user-friendly interface. Our new German 9' grand offers a level of sound quality and playability that raises the bar for stage pianos. Also included is user-controllable damper pedal noise for the most realistic experience possible. The Artis features KB3 Tone Real Organs with 9 drawbar sliders and performance control switches. In addition there are 256 factory programs, including the very best sounds from the PC3K and KORE 64 ROM expansion, featuring EPs, Clavs, strings, synths, horns, drums, percussion, guitars, vox, mallets, and more. There are 256 Factory Multis, each with up to 4-Zones with Quick Split/Layer functionality and extensive MIDI Control (internal and external). Dedicated Zone Volume Sliders and Zone Mute Switches are incorporated in every Multi. The powerful FX Engine offers over 1000 of our award-winning effects chains created in Kurzweil's most powerful workstations. They are combinations of Reverbs, Delays, Chorus, Flange, Phaser, EQs, Distortion, Rotary Simulator, Compressor, and more (chains can not be edited, but an Aux override chain can be selected in Multi Mode). Artis boasts global 3-band master output EQ with dedicated front-panel controls, sweepable midrange and a dedicated Enable/Disable button. There are 22 programmable physical controllers, including 9 Sliders, 6 Switches, 2 Wheels, 2 Switch Pedal Inputs (2 dual-pedal ports for a total of 4 inputs), and 1 CC Pedal input. (1 switch/sustain pedal is included). Dedicated individual up/down transposition buttons are conveniently located above the Pitch/Mod Wheels. The comprehensive sound selection tool has Direct Category and Program/Multi sound selection, including assignable Category Default Program/Multi. 10 dedicated front-panel buttons are easily accessed for 1-button recall of your most-used Programs and Multis.
• Performance-focused stage piano with 88-key weighted hammer-action keybed
• Fatar TP100 keybed gives you natural piano feel
• Features a German 9' grand piano with incredible depth and richness
• Includes the best sounds from the PC3K and KORE 64 ROM expansion including synths, horns, drums, and more
• Dynamic allocation of polyphony means you'll never hear notes "drop out" when playing complex sounds
• Dedicated 3-band EQ section makes it incredibly easy to fine-tune any sound fast