Nord Wave 2 Performance Synthesizer 61-Note Keyboard with Aftertouch Synthesizer
4 Layer Synthesizer with LED faders
Virtual Analog synthesis, Wavetable, FM and sample playback
1 GB memory for Nord Sample Library 3.0
Effects, EQ, Delay and Reverb for each layer
Advanced Arpeggiator and Gate features
61-key semi-weighted keyboard with octave shift buttons, +/-2 octaves.
Keyboard Split with 3 split points.
Advanced Morph functionality
Impulse Morph for instant morphing overrides
Group functionality for multi-layer editing
Dedicated OLED Display for oscillator settings
Analog: Basic, Shape, Shape Sine, Multi, Sync, Bell, Noise.
Wavetable: Wavetables, Formants.
FM: Dual, Triple, Vocal and Multi with Harmonic and Inharmonic options.
Samples: Nord Sample Library 3.0
Oscillator Control: Shape, Detune or Sync amount for Analog waveforms, Shape for Wavetables, Modulation amount for FM.
Dual Osc: Unison control with 3 amount options.
Semitone (-24 - +24) and Fine Tune pitch controls.
LFO generates a triangle, square, sawtooth, inverted sawtooth or sample and hold waveforms. LFO can be routed to Filter Frequency, Osc Pitch or Osc Mod. The LFO rate can be synchronized to the Master Clock.
Arpeggiator: Range: 1 - 4 octave. Modes: up, down, up/down, random. Zig-Zag option. The Arpeggio rate can be synchronized to the Master Clock.
Poly: Polyphonic Arpeggiator for retriggering of full chords at zero range, and polyphonic arpeggio of chord inversions at larger ranges.
Gate: Rhythmic level gate with adjustable hardness envelope.
Pattern Mode: Pattern mode for Arpeggiator, Trig or Gate with 30+ editable presets or custom pattern.
Patttern Editor - Dedicated editor for creating custom rhythmic patterns that can be used with Arpeggiator, Trig or Gate.
Multi-mode filter with 12 dB (2-pole) low pass, 24 dB (4-pole) lowpass and band pass, high pass, Ladder M, low pass+high pass characteristics.
Cut off, Resonance, envelope amount, envelope amount controlled by velocity.
Filter keyboard tracking can be set to off, 1/3, 2/3 or full.
Adjustable Filter Distortion.
Transient Attack-mode for snappier attack
Amp Velocity Amount (3 levels)
LED fader for each layer for instant level control and overview.
Group multiple layers for quick multi-layer editing of Amp Env, Filter, Effects, Arpeggiator etc.
Layer Lock: Locks the currently active layer configuration.
Split functionality: 3 split points with 8 location options and Split Crossfade.
Individual Pan-control per layer.
Solo mode for quickly muting all except the focused layer.
Voice modes: Poly, Legato and Mono with Glide
Impulse Morph: Instantly change one or several parameters at the press of a button.
Classic Nord Morph functionality for flexible control of multiple parameters (Wheel, Aftertouch, Velocity and Control Pedal)
Pitch Stick with programmable range.
Fast assign of wheel modulation destination
Vibrato with 3 Delay modes and Wheel/Aftertouch assign
Keyboard Hold which can be disabled on each Layer individually
Program Gain control
Large OLED Display
Program Transpose functionality
5 Program Buttons
Master Clock control of Arpeggiator, LFO, Effects and Delay + plus External Clock Sync
FX section with Tremolo, Pan, Ring Modulation, Chorus, Ensemble and Vibe.
EQ with Bass/Treble control or Parametric 1 Band control.
Drive effect for tube-distortion
Delay section with rate/time, tap tempo, analog mode, stereo ping-pong, dry/wet mix. The Delay speed can be synchronized to the Master Clock. Feedback loop effects: Chorus, Vibe and Ensemble, Feedback filters: HP, LP and BP.
Reverb section with five algorithms (Booth, Room, Stage, Hall, Cathedral) + Dark, Bright and Chorale (modulated Reverb)
Programs (single sounds): 16 x 25 (400) locations
High resolution low noise 24 bit DACs
All control knobs and switches send and receive control change messages.
Master Clock will sync to incoming MIDI clock.
2 Line Level Audio Outputs - ¼", 6,35 mm jacks, unbalanced
Stereo Headphone Output - ¼", 6,35 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.
Control Pedal - ¼", 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-7, Roland EV-5, Korg EXP2 or Korg XVP10.
USB connector with MIDI capabilities
MIDI In & Out - 5 pin DIN connectors
Power Cord with IEC C14 connector
Nord Wave 2 : 990 x 100 x 295 mm (38,9" x 3,9" x 11.6")
Nord Wave 2 : 8,75 kg (19.29lbs)