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Kurzweil SP5-8
88-Key Stage Piano with Hammer-Weighted Action


With a newly designed, great-feeling 88-note graded hammer-weighted action and over 800 of Kurzweil's best preset sounds...
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With a newly designed, great-feeling 88-note graded hammer-weighted action and over 800 of Kurzweil's best preset sounds, the SP5-8 offers the high-end sound palette of a professional workstation combined with the easy workflow and simplicity of a stage piano.  The high quality feel of the SP5-8's action is matched only by its versatility; the LK40GH action allows players to experience exceptional realism while playing piano presets but also provides the speed and ease required for electric piano, organ, Clavinet and synth parts. Several choices are available for velocity maps, from Very Hard to Very Light, to accommodate all playing styles.

The SP5-8's user interface has been custom tailored to suit the needs of players in a variety of real world settings. With 5 sliders plus a 3-tiered Shift button, you'll have easy access to 15 real-time synth and/or effects parameters. Intuitive Entry allows you to quickly customize your sounds, whether you're assigning an effect to a slider or setting the key ranges for a Split/Layer zone. For lightning-fast, gig-ready sound selection, the SP5-8's 20 User Favorite slots (1 per sound category for both programs and setups) provide one-touch access to the sounds you use most frequently.

With world-class effects and professional-grade balanced TRS outputs, the SP5-8 puts out a powerful, pristine signal that's perfect for professional recordings or live amplification without the need for additional processing. The SP5-8 offers full MIDI functionality over USB as well as the ability to quickly save/load user sounds and OS updates with seamless computer integration. And 16-part multi-timbral capability allows the SP5-8 to serve as a powerful composition tool, with hundreds of sounds at your fingertips, keeping your inspiration flowing, whether it's a quick sketch or a full-blown production.

Kurzweil SP5-8 Features:

  • PC3 Series Technology: Features hand-picked programs taken directly from ouracclaimed PC3 Product Series
  • MIDI Controller: 4user-configurable zones with 22 customizable MIDI controllers PER zone!
  • KB3 Tonewheel Emulation: 5sliders (with a 3-tiered shift button) provides real-time drawbar control overclassic B-3, Vox and Farfisa combo organs (full KB3 control via MIDI)
  • World Class String Section: Articulations abound, every nuance captured, with samplesof full and divisi sections
  • K.urzweil V.irtual A.nalog: The VA-1 Virtual Analog Synthesizer, synthesis enginebuilt right into the V.A.S.T. signal path
  • USB: Standard-B plug for MIDI over USB, Data Storage and easy O/S updates, via direct-USB connection to a computer

Kurzweil SP5-8 Specifications:

  • Keyboard: 88-key, fully-weighted gradedhammer-action with velocity and pressure sensitive adjustable keys (LK40GH)
  • Display: 2x20 character LCD w/ front-panelcontrast adjust
  • Polyphony: 64 Voice Polyphony, dynamicallyallocated
  • Multitimbral: 16 parts (one per MIDI channel)
  • Quick Split/Layer: Easy access with adjustablerelative volume (up to 4 zones)
  • Factory Presets: 861 (taken from the acclaimedPC3 sound set, including select KB3 organs and KVA synths)
  • User Presets: 64
  • Factory MIDI Setups: 65
  • User MIDI Setups: 64 (with 4 programmable zonesfor splits and layers)
  • Effects: Dozens of complex effect chains takenfrom the PC3, with everything from concert hall reverbs to amplifiersimulations and rotary effects
  • Controllers:  
    • Pitch wheel
    • Modulation wheel
      • 5 front panel sliders (with a 3-tiered shiftbutton)
      • 1 programmable front panel switch
      • 2 mono switch pedal inputs
      • 1 continuous control pedal input
  • Analog Outputs: Two 1/4" balanced TRS analog(24-bit DACs)
  • Headphones: 1 rear panel 1/4” headphone output
  • MIDI: In, Out
  • USB:  
    • Complete MIDI functionality over USB
    • User program/setup file transfer to/from PC/Mac
    • Operating System updates from PC/Mac
  • FREE OS Updates: OS updates over USB
  • Height: 4.7" (12cm)
  • Depth: 13.8" (35cm)
  • Length: 54.8" (139.2cm)
  • Weight: 46.3 lbs (21.0 kg)
  • Power: External 15VDC 1.0A power supply
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