Nord Electro 5D 73-key Synthesizer/Stage Piano (Discontinued)

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90 out of 100. Incorporating 60+ ratings and reviews.

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$2,299
Nord Electro 5D 73-key Synthesizer/Stage Piano

The Nord Electro 5D 73-key has a lot to offer when it comes to features.

Aside from the stage piano section that contains sampled acoustic and electric pianos, it includes a tone wheel organ section and a sample synth section.

The organ section contains physical drawbars that's similar to what's seen on a real organ, providing the ability to tweak your sound in a similar manner.

In addition to that, this stage piano's split layering capabilities allow you to customize your own sound patches.

Specifications:

  • Keys: 73, Semi-weighted
  • Polyphony: 100 Notes (40 Stereo, 60 Mono)
  • Effects: Effects Section (Effect 1, Effect 2, Amp Simulations, Master Effects)
  • Audio Inputs: 1 x 1/8" Monitor input
  • Audio Outputs: 2 x 1/4" Line Out, 1 x 1/4" Headphone jack
  • Other Connectivity Pedal Inputs (1 x Control, 1 x Rotor, 1 x Sustain), MIDI In/Out, USB, IEC C14 power connector
  • Dimension: 42" x 3.8" x 11.7"
  • Weight: 20.28 lbs

Pros

From electronic pianos to acoustic piano samples, its built-in core patches and quality effects were the features that stood out the most. Many users commented on how its B3 organ section also simulates the sound similar to the actual instrument. Programming its layering and splitting functions were truly effortless because of its intuitive controls and layout. Many of them were also pleased that they can download and transfer their own patches depending on their desired sound. In terms of build, it's quite light weight and portable enough to carry around.

Cons

There were no consistently reported negatives in user reviews.

Overall

Overall this is an excellent and versatile quality stage piano that's great for those who want to customize their own sounds.

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