Bi-timbral sound generation: Use two sound engines simultaneously (Organ + Organ, Organ + Piano, Organ + Sample Synth or Piano + Sample Synth) set up as a layer or a split
6 Keyboard Split points (C3-F5)
Set List mode: Group sets of up to four Programs into Songs, and organize these within a Set List
3 Live Slots
MIDI Upper Split feature: Control the entire range of sound engine selected for Part Upper from an external MIDI keyboard, while utilizing the keyboard of the Nord Electro 5 for the selected sound of Part Lower
MIDI features for individual control of Part Lower and Part Upper, and for controlling external sound modules from the upper part of a split
Nord Electro 5 HP: 73-key (6 octaves, E-E) Velocity sensitive Hammer Action Portable keyboard
1 GB memory dedicated to the Nord Piano Library
The Piano Section has 6 categories – Grand, Upright, EPiano 1 (tine), EPiano 2 (reed) Clavinet and Harpsichord.
Each category can contain several different models.
All pianos can be replaced using the Nord Sound Manager application
Advanced String Resonance-control (Gen 2)
4 Dynamic Curves
Stereo pianos and samples can be played back in mono
40-60 Voices polyphony for Piano Library sounds.
SAMPLE SYNTH SECTION
256 MB memory dedicated to the Nord Sample Library
All samples can be replaced using the Nord Sound Manager application
The Sample Synth section comes shipped with a selection of one hundred samples from the Nord Sample Library
Attack and Decay/Release control
Dynamics control (Filter/Velocity)
15 Voice polyphony for Sample Library sounds.
C2D B3 Tonewheel, B3+Bass, Vox, Farfisa and Principal Pipe organ model
User adjustable percussion levels, percussion decays and key click level
Vibrato / Chorus Control with separate functionality for each model (the classic C1, C2, C3, V1, V2, V3 options for the B3, Vibrato for the Farfisa)
4 Tonewheel modes: select the level of "vintage" desired
Mount for Half-Moon Switch on Electro 5D 61/73
Nord Electro 5D 61/73: 9 Physical drawbars
Nord Electro 5 HP: Digital LED drawbars
All effects in Stereo
Effect 1: Pan, Tremolo, Wah and Ring Modulator – Three selectable depths for the Pan and Tremolo, rate controlled with the Effect 1 Rate knob – Tremolo, Pan, Ring-Mod and Wah can be controlled with Control Pedal
Effect 2: Phaser 1, Phaser 2, Flanger, Chorus 1, Chorus 2 and Vibe – Two selectable depths for each effect
Amp Simulations: Comp/Amp – three amp/speaker simulations, compressor, C2D 122 rotary speaker, Tube Overdrive : Drive/Compression amount controlled with the Drive knob : Rotary speed controls – Slow, Fast and Stopped : Close or Normal microphone placement for 122 Rotary Speaker simulation : User adjustable rotary treble and bass rotor speeds and acceleration rates : Three band EQ, with sweepable mid. +/- 15 dB gain/attenuation
Master Effects: Dedicated Reverb with five algorithms – Room, Stage Soft, Stage, Hall Soft, Hall and Dry/Wet control : Dedicated Delay Effect – Rate, Amount, Tap-tempo and Stereo Ping Pong
2 Audio outputs L & R – ¼", 6,35 mm jacks, unbalanced
1 Monitor input – 1/8", 3,5 mm stereo jack
1 Headphone output – ¼", 6,35 mm stereo jack
1 Control pedal input – ¼", 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack, like Yamaha FC7, Roland EV-7, Roland EV-5, Korg EXP2 and Korg XVP10.
1 Sustain pedal input – ¼", 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal, like e.g, Roland DP-2, DP-6, Yamaha FC-4, FC-5, Fatar VFP1-25 etc.
1 Rotary Speaker speed switch pedal input – ¼", 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal or a switch type pedal
MIDI In, MIDI Out – 5 pin DIN connectors
USB – type B connector – for transferring sounds and USB MIDI
IEC C14 power connector
Connections Nord Electro 4
Nord Electro 5 HP: 1074 mm (42.3") x 121 mm (4.8") x 344 mm (13.5")
Nord Electro 5 HP: 11.4 kg (25.13 lbs)