Nord
Stage 2 EX 88

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The ultimate instrument for any performing musician

The outstanding new flagship instrument features the latest award-winning technologies including the Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with sample playback, the acclaimed Nord C2D organ, a greatly enhanced Piano Section and extensive hands-on Effects – all in one exceptional performance keyboard.

Nord Stage 2 EX 88 Keys Digital Stage Piano Key points

  • Massive sonic flexibility with piano, organ, and synthesizer sounds that can be used simultaneously
  • The 2 EX 88 keybed uses the top-of-the-line fully weighted hammer action piano keys. Perfect for electric and acoustic piano sounds.
  • Turning the effects on and off, and controlling the routing is easily done by a touch of dedicated buttons, readily accessible at the bottom of each effects unit.

Review

Its no menu diving/live focused approach is still hard to beat and the sounds/facilities are top-notch – MusicRadar

Free Gifts

  • Limited edition PBE leather journal cover

Comes With

  • Power adapter
  • Pedals
  • Free delivery within 2 working days
  • 1 year local Clavia Nord (Singapore) warranty

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Additional information

Number of keys

88

Action

Fatar Hammer Action (HA)

Key material

Matte plastic

Sound technology

Nord Organ, Nord Piano, Nord Sample Synth

Polyphony

40

Tones

Nord Piano Library, Nord Sample Library

Amplifier output

Not applicable

Speaker size

Not applicable

Colour

Red

Piano stand

Not included

Dimensions and Weight

1,287 x 334 x 118 mm, 18.5 kg

Description

The Nord Stage 2 EX updates the flagship instrument line with 1 GB memory for the Nord Piano Library and a new ultra lightweight Hammer Action Portable HP76 model.

The outstanding new Factory Bank features 5 Grand Pianos, 7 Upright Pianos, 11 Electric Pianos, Clavinet, Harpsichords and a vastly improved Nord Sample Library selection including great new Strings, Choir and Folk instruments.

The Nord Stage 2 EX features the award winning Piano, Organ and Synthesizer technologies combined with a well thought-out, user friendly interface, a choice of premium keybeds and an almost obsessive level of quality control. The Stage 2 EX truly sets itself apart as an instrument for the professional performing musician.

Check out the updated version, the Clavia Nord Stage 3 88

Full Specifications

GENERAL
Master Level Control
Wooden Pitch Stick
Modulation Wheel
400 Programs – 4 Banks with 20 Pages each. Each Page has 5 Program locations
Program Categories
Program Sort Modes – numerical, alphabetical or by category
5 Live Buffers
2 Individual Slot Setups
3 Morph sources (Modulation Wheel, Control Pedal, Aftertouch)
Global Mono output
Programmable Transpose +/- 6 semitones
Master Clock functionality with manual, external and tap-tempo rate control
Internal and MIDI clock source
MIDI over USB functionality
ORGAN SECTION
B3 Tone wheel Organ, Vox Continental and Farfisa models with full polyphony
9 digitally controlled Drawbars
Percussion controls
Vibrato / Chorus control
Two Drawbar settings per program
2-Part Multitimbral (2 manuals)
PIANO SECTION
1 GB memory for Piano sounds
Acoustic Grand Pianos
Upright Pianos
Electric Pianos
Synth Pianos
Wurlitzer A200 Electric Piano
Clavinet D6
Harpsichords
Electric Grand Pianos incl. CP-80
40-60 Voices Polyphony
4 Selectable Velocity Curves
Clavinet EQ controls
String Resonance (Generation 2) on acoustic Grand Pianos and Uprights
Selectable Piano Release
Pedal Noise when used with Nord Triple Pedal (optional accessory) on selected acoustic and electric pianos
Slot Detune functionality
2-Part Multitimbral
SYNTH SECTION
Sample Playback synthesis: approx. 380 Megabytes of sample memory, up to 999 Sample Instruments.
Analog synthesis: Multiple waveforms – including Dual Saw, Hard Sync and PWM
FM synthesis: 2 & 3 Operator FM synthesis
Wavetables synthesis: 62 waveforms
18 Voices polyphony
Unison control – with no reduction in polyphony
Amplitude envelope
Modulation envelope
12 & 24 dB Low Pass, High Pass, Band Pass and Notch Filter with Resonance
LFO with 4 waveforms (square, triangle, ramp and sample & hold)
300 Patch memory locations
Arpeggiator (Up, Down, Up-Down and Random). Range: 1, 2, 3 or 4 octaves.
LFO and Arpeggiator synchronizable to Master Clock
2-Part Multitimbral
GLOBAL PARAMETERS
Level control
Zone (split assignment) control
EFFECTS
Effect 1: Ring Modulator, Tremolo, Pan, Wah, AutoWah 1, Autowah 2
Effect 2: Flanger, Vibe, 2 Phasers, 2 Choruses
Delay – with Ping Pong (stereo taps) and Tap-Tempo
3 types of Speaker simulations, JC, Twin and Small
Tube amp simulation with adjustable overdrive
3-band Equalizer with sweepable mid. EQ ranges: 100 Hz, 200 Hz – 8 kHz and 4 kHz
Rotary Speaker: selectable speed (Stop, Slow and Fast) and separate overdrive
Effect rates/tempo can be synchronized to the Master Clock
MASTER EFFECTS
Compressor
Reverb – 6 algorithms
KEYBOARD
HA88-model: 88-key Velocity sensitive Hammer Action keyboard. Range: A-C,
​HP76-model: 76-key Velocity sensitive Hammer Action Portable keyboard. Range: E-G
Compact-model: 73-key Velocity sensitive Semi Weighted Waterfall keyboard. Range: E-E
Aftertouch
Supports 3 split zones with visual LED indication
CONNECTIONS
4 Assignable Audio Outputs – ¼”, 6,35 mm jacks, unbalanced
Stereo Headphone output – ¼”, 6,35 mm stereo jack
1 Monitor input – 1/8″, 3,5 mm stereo jack
Sustain Pedal – ¼”, 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal, like e.g, Roland DP-2, DP-6, Yamaha FC-4, FC-5, Fatar VFP1-25 etc.
Sustain input compatible with Nord Triple Pedal (sold separately)
Rotor Pedal – ¼”, 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal or a switch type pedal
Organ Swell Pedal – ¼”, 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Control/Expression pedal like e.g. Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-5 etc.
Control Pedal – ¼”, 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Control/Expression pedal like e.g. Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-5 etc.
MIDI In – 5 pin DIN connectors
MIDI Out – 5 pin DIN connectors
USB – type B connector
Power Cord with IEC C14 connector
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
User Manual
Dust cover (88 and HP76 only)
Sustain pedal (88 and HP76 only)
Power cord
Nord Sample and Piano DVDs
USB cord
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
Nord Keyboard Stand EX
Nord Soft Case
Nord Triple Pedal
Nord Music Stand EX
DIMENSIONS
Nord Stage 2 EX 88: 1287 mm (50.7″), 118 mm (4.7″), 334 mm (13″)
Nord Stage 2 EX HP76: 1122 mm (44″), 127 mm (5″), 347 mm (13,6″)
Nord Stage 2 EX Compact: 1070 mm (42″), 104 mm (4″), 302 mm (12″)
WEIGHT
Nord Stage 2 EX 88: 18,5 kg (40,7 lb)
Nord Stage 2 EX HP76: 12,4 kg (27,3 lb)
Nord Stage 2 EX Compact: 9,7 kg (21,4 lb)
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