Nord Electro III Sixty One Keyboard for Hire
The Electro 3 features a great organ section, fantastic pianos from the Nord Piano Library, Nord Sample Library compatibility, including the possibility to create your own sample instruments and a selection of extremely versatile effects!
The original Electro 3 features their Semi Weighted Waterfall keybed. This is a great set of keys to play organ and pianos with, with light action and low weight. The Electro 3 HP has all the features of the original Electro 3 but sports a new 73-key Hammer Action Portable keybed, with a classic E-E range and 4 selectable Dynamic Response Curves. Amazingly, the Electro 3 HP only weighs 11 kg, making it the most ultra light weight professional Hammer Action keyboard on the market.
C1 Organ Tonewheel/transistor modeling
Nord Piano- and Sample Library support
String Resonance (generation 1)
Exclusively licensed Mellotron and Chamberlin sounds
Rotary Speaker simulation
Physical controls for all vital functions
The Nord Electro 3 series are compatible with the Nord Piano Library, a continuously expanding sound library filled with amazing grand pianos, uprights, vintage electric pianos, clavinets and harpsichords. Their sounds have been carefully selected for their unique characters and deliver stunning realism thanks to state of the art multi-sampling techniques and String Resonance, providing you with an unprecedented expressiveness.
The Electro 3s come preloaded with a selection of these fine sounds. Replacing them couldn't be easier - just connect the Electro 3 to the USB port of your computer, start the Nord Sound Manager and drag and drop the desired sounds to the desired program location.
HP The Electro 3 HP additionally features a Long Release mode that adds a slightly longer release to Piano sounds, suitable for playing Legato Piano parts.
HP The Electro 3 HP also has a dedicated button for disabling the String Resonance feature temporarily.
NORD SAMPLE LIBRARY AND SAMPLE EDITOR
With the Nord Sample Library support Electro 3 owners have access to their exclusively licensed Mellotron and Chamberlin sounds and a wide selection of quality sounds from leading sample producers. See the Nord Sample Library section to learn more and to listen to the sounds available! The included Nord Sample Editor makes it possible to add any sound you want to the Electro 3. The Sample Editor can use audio files in the .wav format and has great tools to assist you in getting the results you want. Mapping several samples across the keyboard or creating seamless loops has never been easier.
The Electro 3 series has 68 MB of dedicated sample memory and their efficient lossless compression algorithm makes it possible for them to use samples of up to three times the size compared to a standard linear sample player.
The growling sound and soul of a B3 is hard to replicate faithfully in a digital instrument. Sampling is definitely not an option if you want to create a living, breathing tonewheel sound. Nord have spent years perfecting their digital models and the Electro 3 contains their award winning second generation tonewheel model.
The attention to minute details is stunning, the Electro 3 is even equipped with four selectable tonewheel modes, that stretches from a clean sound to battered unit with the most dramatic setting; Vintage 3. This setting even produces a sound in the background of its own, even if you don't touch any keys.