Nord Stage 3 Compact Stage Piano : 73 Key

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The Nord Stage 3 is the fifth generation of our successful Stage series continuing our vision of the ultimate instrument for the performing musician.

Our outstanding new flagship instrument features our latest award-winning technologies including the Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with sample playback, our acclaimed Nord C2D organ, a greatly enhanced Piano Section and extensive hands-on Effects – all in one exceptional performance keyboard.


OLED-displays for Program and Synth section
Seamless transitions when changing programs
Extended Split functionality with optional Crossfade
Song List Mode
Extended Morph Destinations

Piano section
Doubled memory (2GB) for the Nord Piano Library
Greatly expanded polyphony (120 voices)
Creative Filter presets
Layer category

Synth section
Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with Sample playback
Dedicated OLED display for Oscillator functions
Expanded Memory (480 MB) for the Nord Sample Library 3.0
Extended Polyphony
Super Wave category (S-wave)

Organ section
Nord C2D Organ Engine
2 new Pipe Organ models
Model 122 Vintage Rotary Speaker – available per Slot
Physical Drawbars for Nord Stage 3 Compact

Improved Delay with added Feedback filters and Analog Mode
Filter Mode with Resonance
Separate Compressor per Slot with Amount and Fast mode
Separate Reverb per Slot with Bright mode

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Nord Stage 3 – Specifications
Master Level Control
Wooden Pitch Stick
Modulation Wheel
400 Programs – 8 Banks with 10 Pages each. Each Page has 5 Program locations
Song Mode – 8 Banks with 50 Songs each (400 Songs in total). Each Song has 5 Song Parts (Programs).
5 Live Buffers
2 Individual Slot Setups
3 Morph sources (Modulation Wheel, Control Pedal, Aftertouch)
Global Mono output
Programmable Transpose +/- 6 semitones
Master Clock functionality with manual, external and tap-tempo rate control
Internal and MIDI clock source
MIDI over USB functionality
Level control
Up to 3 Split Points (4 Keyboard Zones) with visual LED indication between zones
3 Split Point width (crossfade) options: Lrg, Sml or Off
Keyboard Zones editor mode
Nord C2D B3 Tone wheel Organ simulation
Vox Continental and Farfisa models
2 Digital Pipe Organ models
9 digitally controlled Drawbars
Physical Drawbars (Compact model only)
Drawbar Live mode (Compact model only)
Percussion controls
Vibrato / Chorus control
Two Drawbar Presets per Slot
2-Part Multitimbral (2 manuals)

2 GB memory for Piano sounds
All sounds can be replaced using Nord Sound Manager (Mac/Win)
120 Voice Polyphony
Categories: Grand, Upright, Electric, Digital, Layer and Clav/Harpsichord
4 Selectable Velocity Curves
Dedicated Piano filters
Clavinet EQ controls
String Resonance (Generation 2) on acoustic Grand Pianos and Uprights
Selectable Soft Piano Release
Pedal Noise when used with Nord Triple Pedal (optional accessory) on selected acoustic and electric pianos
Layer (Slot) Detune functionality
2-Part Multitimbral
Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with Sample Playback
Dedicated OLED Display for Oscillator section
480 MB Memory for Nord Sample Library 3.0
All samples can be replaced using Nord Sound Manager (Mac/Win)
34 Voice polyphony
Oscillator Types: Classic, Wavetable (Wave), Formant, Super Wave (S-Wave) and Sample
Oscillator Configurations: Pitch, Detune*, Shape*, Sync*, Sine, Triangle, Square, Saw, Bell and Noise Mix, FM* and Ring Mod
*=Not available for Sample/Superwave
Classic Transistor Ladder Filter (LP M), 12 & 24 dB Low Pass, High Pass, Band Pass and combined Low Pass/Band Pass (LP+BP) filter
Filter Drive: Off, 1, 2 and 3
Filter Tracking: Off, 1/3, 2/3 and Full
3 Unison modes
Amplitude envelope (Attack, Decay, Sustain) with Velocity control
Modulation envelope (Attack, Decay, Sustain) with Velocity control
LFO with 5 waveforms/modes: Square, Triangle, Ramp Dn, Ramp Up and Sample & Hold
400 (8×50) Synth Preset locations with Synth Preset categories
Arpeggiator (Up, Down, Up-Down and Random). Range: 1, 2, 3 or 4 octaves.
LFO and Arpeggiator synchronizable to Master Clock
2-Part Multitimbral
Effect 1: Ring Modulator, Tremolo, Auto Pan, Wah-Wah, AutoWah 1, Autowah 2
Effect 2: Flanger, Vibe, 2 Phasers, 2 Choruses
Delay with Tempo, Feedback and Mix (Dry/Wet) controls, Ping Pong (stereo taps), Tap-Tempo, Feedback Filter (HP/LP/BP) and panel selectable Analog mode.
3 types of Speaker simulations, JC, Twin and Small
Filter Mode (HP24/LP24) with Cut-off, Resonance and Mix controls
Tube amp simulation with adjustable overdrive
3-band Equalizer with sweepable mid. EQ ranges: 100 Hz, 200 Hz – 8 kHz and 4 kHz
Rotary Speaker: selectable speed (Stop, Slow and Fast) and separate overdrive
Extended Morphable Parameters – (Filter Resonance, Reverb Dry/Wet, Delay Feedback, Amp Drive)
Effect rates/tempo can be synchronized to the Master Clock
Compressor with Fast Mode
Reverb – 6 algorithms with Bright Mode
Nord Stage 3 Compact: 73-key Velocity sensitive Semi Weighted Waterfall keyboard with Aftertouch. Range: E-E
4 Assignable Audio Outputs – ¼”, 6,35 mm jacks, unbalanced
Stereo Headphone output – ¼”, 6,35 mm stereo jack
1 Monitor input – 1/8″, 3,5 mm stereo jack
Sustain Pedal – 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.
Sustain input compatible with Nord Triple Pedal (sold separately)
Rotor Pedal – ¼”, 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal or a switch type pedal
Organ Swell Pedal – ¼”, 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Control/Expression pedal like e.g. Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-5 etc.
Control Pedal – ¼”, 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Control/Expression pedal like e.g. Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-5 etc.
Program Change Pedal input – ¼”, 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary two-button pedal like e.g. Boss FS-6, Boss FS-7 etc.
MIDI In – 5 pin DIN connectors
MIDI Out – 5 pin DIN connectors
USB – type B connector for USB MIDI, Software Update and Sound Transfer
Power Cord with IEC C14 connector

User Manual
Sustain pedal (88 and HP76 only)
Power cord
USB cord
Nord Keyboard Stand EX
Nord Soft Case
Nord Triple Pedal
Nord Music Stand EX
Nord Half-Moon Switch (for Compact model)
Dust Cover
Nord Stage 3 Compact: 1070 mm (42″), 104 mm (4″), 302 mm (12″)
Nord Stage 3 Compact: 10 kg (22 lb)