Nord Drum 3 and super compact Nord Drum 3P announced 04/04/16
Nord tells us that the new Nord Drum 3 and super compact Nord Drum 3P combine stunning playability with unlimited sound design possibilities from the innovative Nord Drum 2. New features include Reverb and Delay effects, a simplified sound selection mode and new Sound Banks for quickly creating custom kits on the fly. Here's the details in the company's own words...
6-channel Percussion Synthesizer
Nord Drum 3P with intergrated multipad, kick pad input and MIDI
Nord Drum 3 with 6 generic trigger/drum pad inputs and MIDI
Simplified user interface with easy sound selection
Advanced sound engine with Resonant Synthesis, Subtractive synthesis and FM-synthesis
Reverb and Delay Effects
Drive, Crush and EQ-effects per channel
MIDI in/out and full CC-control
Stereo Output with improved output level
Headphone Output with improved output level
NORD DRUM 3P WITH INTEGRATED MULTIPAD Ultra compact new model Nord Drum 3P with integrated super responsive multipad and kick input. Weighing only 2 kg (4,4 lbs)!
DELAY AND REVERB EFFECTS The great sounding global Stereo Reverb and Delay effects lets you add a whole new dimension to your drum sounds and the effect amount is easily adjusted for each drum channel.
SIMPLIFIED SOUND SELECTION AND NEW SOUND BANK The new Sound Select-feature lets you browse a wide selection of great sounding drums sounds, simply assigned to each pad individually. Easily replace toms, cymbals or kicks in seconds by selecting from our new preset library.
The new factory sound bank features 10 categories of great preset sounds that can be easily assigned to any of the six pads/channels - and is a great starting point in rehearsal situations when you need to find the right sounds in a matter of seconds.
The categories include Kicks, Snares, Toms, Claps, Cymbals, Hi-hats, Melodic, Effects, Materials and Synth.
Pricing and Availability: The Nord Drum 3/3P will hit the stores in June 2016 with pricing to be announced.