NAMM 2018: Nord Electro 6 - First Look

New layout, patch overlap and more      25/01/18

Buying Choices

Clavia were high on the 12th floor in a suite away from the madding crowd of the show floor. On show was the new Nord Electro 6 - the newest iteration of the popular Nord Electro format.

Demonstrated was the patch overlap feature allowing complete sound changes while retaining the release and effects overhang from the previous patch.

 

New features:

 

  • General
  • Seamless Transitions NEW
  • 3 part multi-timbral NEW
  • Split and Layer all 3 sections with optional Split Point Crossfades NEW
  • OLED Display for excellent overview
  • Organize Mode for quickly rearranging programs, sounds and pages NEW
  • Piano Section
  • 1 GB memory for Nord Piano Library
  • Piano Filters NEW
  • Extended Voice Polyphony NEW
  • Sympathetic String Resonance
  • 4 Dynamic Curves
  • Sample Synth
  • Expanded memory (512 MB) for Nord Sample Library NEW
  • Extended Voice Polyphony NEW
  • Dedicated Sample Synth section with Attack, Decay/Release and dynamic controls
  • Organ
  • B3 Tonewheel, B3 Bass, Vox and Farfisa simulations
  • 2 Pipe Organ models NEW
  • Dual Organ Mode NEW
  • Model 122 Vintage Rotary Speaker
  • Physical Drawbars on 6D 61 and 6D 73 models
  • Mount for Half-Moon Switch for Rotary Speaker control (6D 61/73)
  • Effects
  • A wide range of instantly tweakable high quality stereo effects modelled after classic stomp boxes
  • Reverb with Bright Mode NEW
  • *All specifications subject to change without further notice

 


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