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Nord Wave 2 61-Key Wavetable & FM Synthesizer

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Original price $3,999.00
Original price $3,999.00 - Original price $3,999.00
Original price $3,999.00
Current price $2,899.00
$2,899.00 - $2,899.00
Current price $2,899.00
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Uncover a World of Unique Sonic Possibilities with the Nord Wave 2

The Nord Wave 2 is a powerful 4-part performance synthesizer combining Virtual Analog synthesis, Samples, FM and Wavetable with an intuitive layer-focused interface.

With 48 voice polyphony, innovative performance features and hands-on controls, the Nord Wave 2 offers outstanding sonic possibilities with advanced layering and tweaking on the fly.


SPECIFICATIONS

General

  • 4 Layer Synthesizer with LED faders
  • Virtual Analog synthesis, Wavetable, FM and sample playback
  • 48 voices
  • 1 GB memory for Nord Sample Library 3.0
  • Effects, EQ, Delay and Reverb for each layer
  • Advanced Arpeggiator and Gate features
  • 61-key semi-weighted keyboard with octave shift buttons, +/-2 octaves
  • Keyboard Split with 3 split points
  • Advanced Morph functionality
  • Impulse Morph for instant morphing overrides
  • Group functionality for multi-layer editing

Oscillator

  • Dedicated OLED Display for oscillator settings
  • Analog: Basic, Shape, Shape Sine, Multi, Sync, Bell, Noise
  • Wavetable: Wavetables, Formants
  • FM: Dual, Triple, Vocal and Multi with Harmonic and Inharmonic options
  • Samples: Nord Sample Library 3.0
  • Oscillator Control: Shape, Detune or Sync amount for Analog waveforms, Shape for Wavetables, Modulation amount for FM
  • Dual Osc: Unison control with 3 amount options
  • Semitone (-24 - +24) and Fine Tune pitch controls

Modulation

  • LFO generates a triangle, square, sawtooth, inverted sawtooth or sample and hold waveforms. LFO can be routed to Filter Frequency, Osc Pitch or Osc Mod. The LFO rate can be synchronized to the Master Clock
  • AD/AR envelope

Arpeggiator/Gate

  • Arpeggiator: Range: 1 - 4 octave. Modes: up, down, up/down, random. Zig-Zag option. The Arpeggio rate can be synchronized to the Master Clock
  • Poly: Polyphonic Arpeggiator for retriggering of full chords at zero range, and polyphonic arpeggio of chord inversions at larger ranges
  • Gate: Rhythmic level gate with adjustable hardness envelope
  • Pattern Mode: Pattern mode for Arpeggiator, Trig or Gate with 30+ editable presets or custom pattern
  • Pattern Editor - Dedicated editor for creating custom rhythmic patterns that can be used with Arpeggiator, Trig or Gate

Filter

  • Multi-mode filter with 12 dB (2-pole) low pass, 24 dB (4-pole) lowpass and band pass, high pass, Ladder M, low pass+high pass characteristics
  • Cut off, Resonance, envelope amount, envelope amount controlled by velocity
  • ADSR envelope
  • Filter keyboard tracking can be set to off, 1/3, 2/3 or full
  • Adjustable Filter Distortion

Amplifier

  • ADSR envelope
  • Transient Attack-mode for snappier attack
  • Amp Velocity Amount (3 levels)

Layer Control

  • LED fader for each layer for instant level control and overview
  • Group multiple layers for quick multi-layer editing of Amp Env, Filter, Effects, Arpeggiator etc.
  • Layer Lock: Locks the currently active layer configuration
  • Split functionality: 3 split points with 8 location options and Split Crossfade
  • Individual Pan-control per layer
  • Solo mode for quickly muting all except the focused layer

Performance

  • Voice modes: Poly, Legato and Mono with Glide
  • Impulse Morph: Instantly change one or several parameters at the press of a button
  • Classic Nord Morph functionality for flexible control of multiple parameters (Wheel, Aftertouch, Velocity and Control Pedal)
  • Modulation Wheel
  • Pitch Stick with programmable range
  • Fast assign of wheel modulation destination
  • Aftertouch
  • Vibrato with 3 Delay modes and Wheel/Aftertouch assign
  • Keyboard Hold which can be disabled on each Layer individually

Program

  • Program Gain control
  • Large OLED Display
  • Program Transpose functionality
  • 5 Program Buttons
  • Live Mode
  • Copy/Paste functionality
  • Master Clock control of Arpeggiator, LFO, Effects and Delay + plus External Clock Sync

Effects

  • FX section with Tremolo, Pan, Ring Modulation, Chorus, Ensemble and Vibe
  • EQ with Bass/Treble control or Parametric 1 Band control
  • Drive effect for tube-distortion
  • Delay section with rate/time, tap tempo, analog mode, stereo ping-pong, dry/wet mix. The Delay speed can be synchronized to the Master Clock. Feedback loop effects: Chorus, Vibe and Ensemble, Feedback filters: HP, LP and BP.
  • Reverb section with five algorithms (Booth, Room, Stage, Hall, Cathedral) + Dark, Bright and Chorale (modulated Reverb)

Memory

  • Programs (single sounds): 16 x 25 (400) locations

Audio Out

  • 2 outputs
  • Headphones output
  • High resolution low noise 24 bit DACs

MIDI

  • All control knobs and switches send and receive control change messages
  • Master Clock will sync to incoming MIDI clock
  • Soft Thru

Connection

  • 2 Line Level Audio Outputs - 1/4", 6.35 mm jacks, unbalanced
  • Stereo Headphone Output - 1/4", 6.35 mm stereo jack
  • Sustain Pedal - 1/4", 6.35 mm jack
  • Control Pedal - 1/4", 6.35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-7, Roland EV-5, Korg EXP2 or Korg XVP10
  • USB connector with MIDI capabilities
  • MIDI In and Out - 5 pin DIN connectors

Dimensions and Weight

  • Dimensions: 990 x 100 x 295 mm (38.9" x 3.9" x 11.6")
  • Weight: 8.75 kg (19.29lbs)

Included Accessories

  • User Manual
  • Power Cord with IEC C14 connector

Manufacturer: Nord Keyboards
Model: NWAVE2
SKU: I624473-N-0-WHXA
UPC: 834035001523


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