Comparison Chart

 

Nord Grand 2

nord Grand

Hardware

Nord Grand 2

Nord Grand

Keybed

88-note Kawai Responsive Hammer keybed with Triple Sensors

88-note Kawai Hammer Action with triple sensors
Hammer sensors x x
Ivory Touch  x x
Outputs 2 + Headphones Out 2 + Headphones Out
USB Connection x x
MIDI Connections USB MIDI + MIDI In/Out USB MIDI + MIDI In/Out
Monitor Input x x
Display Type OLED OLED

Global

Nord Grand 2

Nord Grand

Programs 12 Banks x 36 programs (432 locations) 16 Banks x 25 programs (400 locations)
Live/Auto Save Programs 6 locations 5 locations
Split Keyboard Yes, selectable split point with LED indication Yes, selectable split point with LED indication
Split Point Crossfades x x
Piano Layers 2 1
Sample Synth Layers 2 1
Program Transpose x x
Seamless Transitions x x
Panel Lock - x

Piano Section

Nord Grand 2

Nord Grand

Nord Piano Library Memory 2 GB 2 GB
Piano Locations 6 types x 20 models (120) 6 types x 20 models (120)
Piano Polyphony 120 voices (Stereo/Mono) 120 voices (Stereo/Mono)
Piano Filters x x
String Resonance Yes (Generation 2) Yes (Generation 2)
Soft/Long Release Yes, Selectable on panel Yes, Selectable on panel
Pedal Noise Yes (with included Nord Triple Pedal 2) Yes (with included Nord Triple Pedal)
Dynamic Sustain Pedal Yes (with included Nord Triple Pedal 2) Yes (with included Nord Triple Pedal)

Sample Synth Section

Nord Grand 2

Nord Grand

Nord Sample Library 3.0 Memory 1 GB 512 MB
Sample Polyphony 46 voices 46 voices

Effects Section

Nord Grand 2

Nord Grand

Effect 1 Tremolo, Pan 1 (Soft), Pan 2 (Hard), Spin, Stereo Wah/Auto-wah, Ring Modulator, all with Rate and Amount control. Control Pedal functionality for all effects. Pan, Tremolo, Stereo Wah/Auto-wah. Control Pedal functionality for all effects.
Effect 2 Phaser 1, Phaser 2, Flanger, Chorus 1, Chorus 2 and Vibe, all with Rate and Amount control. Mono/Stereo option for each effect. Stereo Phaser, Flanger and Chorus and Vibe. Two depths for each effect.
Delay Yes, Stereo Delay with Tap Tempo, Feedback Filters, Adjustable Ping-Pong and Flam effect. Yes, Stereo Delay with Tap Tempo
Eq 3 band, Sweepable Mid 3 band, Sweepable Mid
Amp Simulation/Compressor Twin, Jc, Small, Tube Distortion. All amp models with Alternate Tone setting. Stereo Compressor Twin, Jc, Small, Tube Distortion, Stereo Compressor
Master Effects Reverb with 6 modes + Dark/Bright setting, Chorale and alternate Pre-Delay settings. Reverb (3 modes + Bright Mode)

Dimensions

Nord Grand 2

Nord Grand

Weight 21,3 kg (47 lbs) 20,9 kg (46.0 lbs)
Width  1286 mm / 50,6” 1286 mm / 50.7"
Depth 396 mm / 15,6” 387 mm / 15,2"
Height 174 mm / 6,8” 168 mm / 6.6"