Nord Electro 6 Comparison Chart

 

NORD Electro 6

NORD ELECTRO 5

Hardware

Electro 6 HP

Electro 6D 73

Electro 6D 61

Electro 5 HP

Electro 5D 73

Electro 5D 61

Keybed 73-key Hammer Action Portable 73-key Semi-weighted Waterfall 61-key Semi-weighted Waterfall 73-key Hammer Action Portable 73-key Semi-weighted Waterfall 61-key Semi-weighted Waterfall
Display 128x64 OLED display 128x64 OLED display
Outputs 2 outputs (1 stereo or 2 mono) 2 outputs (1 stereo or 2 mono)
Control Pedal input x x
Monitor input x x
Drawbars Digital LED Physical Digital LED Physical

System

Electro 6 HP

Electro 6D 73

Electro 6D 61

Electro 5 HP

Electro 5D 73

Electro 5D 61

Seamless Transitions x -
Layer

x

Organ+Piano, Organ+Synth or Synth+Piano

Split

6 Split points  6 Split points
Crossfade between Split points Yes, with 3 crossfade widths (Large, Small or Off) -
Programs Program Mode (8 banks x 50 programs), Page View Program Mode (8 banks x 50 programs), Live Mode and Set List Mode
Live/auto save programs 4 locations 3 locations
MIDI over USB x x
Sound Manager 6.x Extended features Extended features

Organ Section

Electro 6 HP

Electro 6D 73

Electro 6D 61

Electro 5 HP

Electro 5D 73

Electro 5D 61

Organ polyphony Full Full
Organ models C2D B3 Simulation, Farfisa, Vox and Pipe Organ 1 & 2 C2D B3 Simulation, Farfisa, Vox, Pipe Organ
Rotary speaker simulation C2D 122 Rotary Speaker simulation  122 Rotary speaker simulation
Mount for Half-Moon Switch - x -                                                    x      

Piano Section

Electro 6 HP

Electro 6D 73

Electro 6D 61

Electro 5 HP

Electro 5 D73

Electro 5D 61

Nord Piano Library memory 1 GB 1 GB
Piano polyphony 120 (stereo) 40/60 (stereo/mono)
Advanced String Resonance
(Gen 2)
x x
Long Release x x
Dynamic Curves x x x

Samples Section

Electro 6 HP

Electro 6D 73

Electro 6D 61

Electro 5 HP

Electro 5D 73

Electro 5D 61

Nord Sample Library memory 512 MB 256 MB
Sample polyphony 30 voices  15 voices
Velocity Control Yes, 3 modes (Filter and Amplitude) Yes, 3 modes (Filter and Amplitude)
Envelope Control Attack, Decay/Release controls Attack, Decay/Release controls

Effects Section

Electro 6 HP

Electro 6D 73

Electro 6D 61

Electro 5 HP

Electro 5D 73

Electro 5D 61

Effect 1

Tremolo, Pan, Wah, Ring Modulator

All are Control Pedal controllable

Pan, Tremolo, Autowah, Pedal Wah, Ring Modulator
Effect 2

Phaser, Flanger, Chorus, Vibe

Deep mode available for each effect

Phaser, Flanger, Chorus
Delay x x
Eq 3 Band, mid sweep 3 Band, mid sweep
Amp Simulation/
Compressor
Twin, JC, Small, Compressor, C2D 122 Rotary, Tube Overdrive Twin, JC, Small, 122 Rotary, Compressor
Reverb 3 types (Room, Stage, Hall) with Bright modes  5 types (Room, Stage, Hall, Stage soft, Hall soft)

Dimensions

Electro 6 HP

Electro 6D 73

Electro 6D 61

Electro 5 HP

Electro 5D 73

Electro 5D 61

Weight 11.4 kg / 25.13 lbs 9.2 kg / 20.28 lbs 8.1 kg / 17.85 lbs

 11.4 kg / 25.13 lbs

9.2 kg / 20.28 lbs 8.1 kg / 17.85 lbs
Width 1074 mm / 42.3" 1066 mm / 42" 900 mm / 35.4" 1074 mm / 42.3" 1066 mm / 42" 900 mm / 35.4"
Depth 344 mm / 13.5" 296 mm / 11.7" 296 mm / 11.8" 344 mm / 13.5" 296 mm / 11.7" 296 mm / 11.8"
Height 121 mm / 4.8" 97 mm / 3.8" 97 mm / 3.8" 121 mm / 4.8" 97 mm / 3.8" 97 mm / 3.8"