Nord Electro 3 - Specification


  • Keybed Nord Electro 3: 61-key (5 octaves, C-C) or 73-key (6 octaves, F-F). Velocity sensitive Semi Weighted Waterfall keyboard
  • Keybed Nord Electro 3 HP: 73-key (6 octaves, E-E) Hammer Action Portable keyboard


  • 5 selectable types of pianos - Grand, Upright, EPiano, Wurl & Clav/Harpsichord. Each type can contain several different models
  • 185 MB of the flash memory is allocated to the piano types
  • Each and every piano in the Electro 3 is replacable by the user. New models can be uploaded to the Electro 3 using the Nord Sound Manager application
  • String Resonance (Generation 1)


  • The Sample Library section can contain up to 50 samples from the Nord Sample Library
  • 68 MB of the flash memory is allocated to samples
  • Stereo pianos and samples can be played back in mono
  • 40-60 Voices polyphony

Nord Electro 3 HP specific features:

  • String Resonance-control (ON/OFF)
  • 4 Selectable Dynamic Response Curves


  • Organ section from the acclaimed Nord C1 Combo Organ
  • Three classic organ models: B3, Vox Continental, and Farfisa with full polyphony
  • 9 digitally controlled drawbars
  • Two complete organ registrations for every program
  • The drawbars of Electro 3 are represented by up/down buttons and LED bar graphs instead of the ordinary mechanical drawbars. This gives you a big advantage: when you change programs, the correct drawbar settings are shown immediately by the LEDs
  • 17 user configurable organ presets for each organ model
  • Percussion with 2nd, 3rd, normal/soft, fast/slow for the B3 model
  • User adjustable percussion levels, percussion decays and keyclick level
  • Vibrato / Chorus Control with separate functionality for each model (the classic C1, C2, C3, V1, V2, V3 options for the B3, Vibrato for the Farfisa)
  • 4 Tonewheel modes: select the level of "vintage" you wish to have in your B3 sound
  • MIDI Split: The Nord Electro 3 is designed to support an extra MIDI keyboard when the Organ Split mode is activated. This makes it possible to use the Nord Electro 3 as a dual manual (Lower/Upper) organ with different drawbar settings for each manual


  • Effect 1 - pan, tremolo, auto-wah, pedal-wah and ringmodulator
  • Three selectable depths for the pan and tremolo, rate controlled with the Effect 1 Rate knob
  • Control pedal assigned to pedah-wah and ring modulator depth
  • Effect 2 - phaser, flanger and chorus
  • Three selectable depths, rate controlled with the Effect 2 Rate knob
  • Comp/Amp - three amp/speaker simulations, compressor and rotary speaker
  • Drive/Compression amount controlled with the Drive knob
  • Rotary speed controls - Slow, Fast and Stopped
  • User adjustable rotary treble and bass rotor speeds and acceleration rates
  • Reverb with five algorithms - Room, Stage Soft, Stage, Hall, Hall Soft
  • Dry/Wet control
  • Three band EQ, with sweepable mid. +/- 15 dB gain/attenuation

Nord Electro 3 HP specific features:

  • Delay Effect - Rate, Amount, Tap-tempo and Stereo Ping Pong


  • 2 Audio outputs L & R - ¼", 6,35 mm jacks, unbalanced
  • 1 Monitor input - 1/8", 3,5 mm stereo jack
  • 1 Headphone output - ¼", 6,35 mm stereo jack
  • 1 Control pedal input - ¼", 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Control/Expression pedal like e.g. Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-5 etc.
  • 1 Sustain pedal input - 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.
  • 1 Rotary Speaker speed switch pedal input - ¼", 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal or a switch type pedal
  • MIDI In, MIDI Out - 5 pin DIN connectors
  • USB - type B connector
  • IEC320 C7 power connector

Nord Electro 3 HP specific features:

  • Extended Control Pedal support Yamaha FC7, Roland EV-7, Roland EV-5, Korg EXP2 and Korg XVP10.



  • User Manual
  • Power cord
  • Nord DVD-ROM


  • Nord Electro 3 Sixtyone: 900 mm (35.4"), 100 mm (3.9"), 300 mm (11.8")
  • Nord Electro 3 Seventythree: 1120 mm (44.1"), 100 mm (3.9"), 300 mm (11.8")
  • Nord Electro 3 HP: 1078 mm (42.4"), 121 mm (4.8"), 344 mm (13.5")


  • Nord Electro 3 Sixtyone: 7.65 kg (15.3 lbs)
  • Nord Electro 3 Seventythree: 9.1 kg (18.2 lbs)
  • Nord Electro 3 HP: 11 kg (24.25 lbs)

Specifications subject to change without notice. *Steinway, Wurlitzer, Hohner, Clavinet, Farfisa and Vox are trademarks of their respective owners and are not affiliated or associated with Clavia. These trademarks are mentioned here as a reference to a sound only. Leslie is mentioned to describe a connector standard.