Nord Stage 3 - Specifications

GENERAL

  • Master Level Control
  • Wooden Pitch Stick
  • Modulation Wheel
  • 400 Programs - 8 Banks with 10 Pages each. Each Page has 5 Program locations
  • Song Mode - 8 Banks with 50 Songs, 5 Programs per Song
  • 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
  • Level control
  • Aftertouch
  • Up to 3 Split Points (4 Keyboard Zones) with visual LED indication between zones 
  • 3 Split Point width (crossfade) options: Lrg, Sml or Off
  • Keyboard Zones editor mode

ORGAN SECTION

  • Nord C2D B3 Tone wheel Organ simulation
  • Vox Continental and Farfisa models
  • 2 Digital Pipe Organ models
  • 9 digitally controlled Drawbars
  • Physical Drawbars (Compact model only)
  • Drawbar Live mode (Compact model only) 
  • Percussion controls
  • Vibrato / Chorus control
  • Two Drawbar Presets per Slot
  • 2-Part Multitimbral (2 manuals)
 

PIANO SECTION

  • 2 GB memory for Piano sounds
  • All sounds can be replaced using Nord Sound Manager (Mac/Win)
  • 120 Voice Polyphony
  • Categories: Grand, Upright, Electric, Digital, Layer and Clav/Harpsichord
  • 4 Selectable Velocity Curves
  • Dedicated Piano filters
  • Clavinet EQ controls
  • String Resonance (Generation 2) on acoustic Grand Pianos and Uprights
  • Selectable Soft Piano Release
  • Pedal Noise when used with Nord Triple Pedal (optional accessory) on selected acoustic and electric pianos
  • Layer (Slot) Detune functionality
  • 2-Part Multitimbral

SYNTH SECTION

  • Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with Sample Playback
  • Dedicated OLED Display for Oscillator section
  • 480 MB Memory for Nord Sample Library
  • All samples can be replaced using Nord Sound Manager (Mac/Win)
  • 34 Voice polyphony
  • Oscillator Types: Classic, Wavetable (Wave), Formant, Super Wave (S-Wave) and Sample
  • Oscillator Configurations: Pitch, Detune*, Shape*, Sync*, Sine, Triangle, Square, Saw, Bell and Noise Mix, FM* and Ring Mod
    *=Not available for Sample/Superwave
  • Classic Transistor Ladder Filter (LP M), 12 & 24 dB Low Pass, High Pass, Band Pass and combined Low Pass/Band Pass (LP+BP) filter
  • Filter Drive: Off, 1, 2 and 3
  • Filter Tracking: Off, 1/3, 2/3 and Full
  • 3 Unison modes
  • Amplitude envelope (Attack, Decay, Sustain) with Velocity control
  • Modulation envelope (Attack, Decay, Sustain) with Velocity control
  • LFO with 5 waveforms/modes: Square, Triangle, Ramp Dn, Ramp Up and Sample & Hold
  • 400 (8x50) Synth Preset locations with Synth Preset categories
  • Arpeggiator (Up, Down, Up-Down and Random). Range: 1, 2, 3 or 4 octaves.
  • LFO and Arpeggiator synchronizable to Master Clock
  • 2-Part Multitimbral

EFFECTS

  • Effect 1: Ring Modulator, Tremolo, Auto Pan, Wah-Wah, AutoWah 1, Autowah 2
  • Effect 2: Flanger, Vibe, 2 Phasers, 2 Choruses
  • Delay with Tempo, Feedback and Mix (Dry/Wet) controls, Ping Pong (stereo taps), Tap-Tempo, Feedback Filter (HP/LP/BP) and panel selectable Analog mode. 
  • 3 types of Speaker simulations, JC, Twin and Small
  • Filter Mode (HP24/LP24) with Cut-off, Resonance and Mix controls
  • 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
  • Extended Morphable Parameters - (Filter Resonance, Reverb Dry/Wet, Delay Feedback, Amp Drive)
  • Effect rates/tempo can be synchronized to the Master Clock
  • Compressor with Fast Mode 
  • Reverb - 6 algorithms with Bright Mode

KEYBOARD

  • Nord Stage 3 88: 88-key Velocity sensitive Hammer Action keyboard with Aftertouch. Range: A-C
  • ​Nord Stage 3 HP76: 76-key Velocity sensitive Hammer Action Portable keyboard with Aftertouch. Range: E-G
  • Nord Stage 3 Compact: 73-key Velocity sensitive Semi Weighted Waterfall keyboard with Aftertouch. Range: E-E

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.
  • Program Change Pedal input - ¼", 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary two-button pedal like e.g. Boss FS-6, Boss FS-7 etc.
  • MIDI In - 5 pin DIN connectors
  • MIDI Out - 5 pin DIN connectors
  • USB - type B connector for USB MIDI, Software Update and Sound Transfer
  • Power Cord with IEC C14 connector 
Nord Stage 2 Connections

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
  • Nord Half-Moon Switch (for Compact model)

DIMENSIONS

  • Nord Stage 3 88: 1287 mm (50.7"), 118 mm (4.7"), 334 mm (13")
  • Nord Stage 3 HP76: 1122 mm (44"), 127 mm (5"), 347 mm (13,6")
  • Nord Stage 3 Compact: 1070 mm (42"), 104 mm (4"), 302 mm (12")

WEIGHT

  • Nord Stage 3 88: 19 kg (41.8 lb)
  • Nord Stage 3 HP76: 12,5 kg (27.5 lb)
  • Nord Stage 3 Compact: 10 kg (22 lb)
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.