The Nord Stage 2 EX updates our flagship instrument line with 1 GB memory for the Nord Piano Library and a new ultra lightweight Hammer Action Portable HP76 model.
Our outstanding new Factory Bank features 5 Grand Pianos, 7 Upright Pianos, 11 Electric Pianos, Clavinet, Harpsichords and a vastly improved Nord Sample Library selection including great new Strings, Choir and Folk instruments.
The Nord Stage 2 EX features our award winning Piano, Organ and Synthesizer technologies combined with a well thought-out, user friendly interface, a choice of premium keybeds and an almost obsessive level of quality control. The Stage 2 EX truly sets itself apart as an instrument for the professional performing musician.
- 1 GB memory for the Nord Piano Library
- State-of-the art sample-based Acoustic and Electric Pianos
- Advanced String Resonance (Gen 2)
- Long Release option
- Dynamic Pedal Noise via optional Nord Triple Pedal
- 380 MB for the Nord Sample Library
- Powerful Classic analog, FM and Wavetable synthesis
- Unison mode
- Master Clock
- B3 Tone-Wheel simulation
- Rotary Speaker simulation
- Faithful simulations of classic Vox and Farfisa organs
- Digital LED Drawbars for easy overview of active drawbar settings.
- Comprehensive Effects section
- Single-function control knobs and instant visibility of current settings
- External section allowing the Nord Stage 2 EX to serve as a master keyboard
- Expanded Live Mode with 5 locations
- USB-MIDI. No driver required for Mac OS X. WHQL certified driver available for Windows.
The Stage 2 EX comes in three models:
- The Nord Stage 2 EX 88 features our top-of-the-line fully weighted Hammer Action Keybed (A-C)
- NEW The Nord Stage 2 EX HP76 has the extremely lightweight Hammer Action Portable keybed (E-G), the same type as from the Electro 3/4 HP and Piano 2 HP.
- Nord Stage 2 EX Compact features a 73-note Semi Weighted Waterfall keyboard (E-E).
Apart from the keyboard type and the number of accessories available, all three models have identical features.