The Nord Electro 6 combines our award-winningemulations of vintage electro mechanical and acoustic instruments in an ultra-portable package.
With 3 independentsound sections, a new streamlined user interface and the addition of Seamless Transitions, we're proud to presentthe mostpowerful and flexible Electro ever - a refined modern classic.
The Nord Electro 6 features automatically seamless transitions when changing sounds or programs while playing.
Layer and advanced Split functionality
The panel has three independent sound sections; Organ, Piano and Sample Synth that can be used simultaneously as a layer or a split. Itfeatures6Split Points and thenew Split Point Crossfade functionality introduced with the Stage 3 for smooth transitions betweentwo split zones. Choose from 3 different crossfadewidths (Small, Large or Off) as indicated by different LED colors.
Refined Program Section
The new streamlined Program section features ahandy Organize mode including Copy/Paste andMovefunctionality for quickly arrangingyour Programs to your desired order. A new Page View lets you easily sort and organize pages as a song list.
All Programs, Pianos and Synth Samples are easily navigated using thenew List View that offers alphabetical,numerical and category sorting options.
The Nord Electro 6 features our award-winning Nord C2D Organ simulations of B3 Tonewheel, B3 Bass andVintage Transistor Organs plus two Pipe Organ models.
B3 Tonewheel simulation
TheOrgan section features our acclaimedNord C2D Organ engine including the extremely authentic B3Tonewheelsimulation with four different tone wheel settings, ranging from factory new clean to leaky old vintage.
An improved dedicated Bass mode simulating the Pedal Bass Tonewheels are available for either splitting with a Piano or Synth or with a B3 Upper Manual in Dual Organ Mode.
Classic Transistor Organs
Our impeccablesimulations ofthe classic 1960’s Transistor Organs,Vox Continental andFarfisa Compact with all the classic settings, are also includedin the Organ section.
The Organ section now contains two different Pipe Organ models. The new Pipe 1is a pureOrgan with few harmonics. The Pipe 2, introduced with the Electro 5, is a recreation ofmetal pipes that commonly make up the backbone of a pipe or church organ, and now includesa special newdetune mode when enabling Vibrato/Chorus.
Vintage Rotary Speaker
The Nord Electro 6has the latest generation of ourvintage 122 Rotary Speaker simulationaddinganessential character to a live organ performance and featuresSlow, Fast and Stop mode as well as a Drive control. The Electro 6D 61 and 73supportthe Nord Half-moon Switch (optional accessory).
Dual Organ Mode
The dedicatednew Dual Organ mode provides quick access to dual manual setupsand offers great overview and control of the drawbar settings for both the Lower and Upper manual.
PhysicalDrawbars for Electro 6D 61/73
The Electro 6D 61 and73 featurePhysical Drawbars offering ultimate hands-on experience for the dedicated organ players.TheElectro 6 HPfeatures Digital LED Drawbars, offering excellent overview over currentsettings.
ThePiano section has a wideselection of acoustic, electric and digital pianos from theexclusive Nord Piano Library, extended voice polyphonyand creative new Piano Filters.
The Nord Electro 6 factory bank contains an extensiveselection of our latest Grands, Uprights, Electric Pianosand Digital Pianos from the exclusive Nord Piano Library - all handpicked for their unique characters! The Piano section also features our new “Layer” category with rich dynamic layered patches.
The Nord Piano Experience
Nord’s state-of-the-art sampling techniques capture the extraordinary nuances and real character of the source instruments andunique ‘Advanced String Resonance’delivers breathtaking realism and an unsurpassed level of expressiveness.
TheFactory Bank featuresagreat selection from theNord Piano Library butyou can easily add or replaceany of these sounds using the Nord Sound Manager. Our exclusive Nord Piano Library is constantly updated with new exclusive world class sounds, and always free of charge.
Providing an additional level of sonic control, thePiano Section now features dedicated piano filters for accentuating softness, mid orbrilliance.
A Soft Release-mode adds aslightly longer release,more suitable for legato playing,emulating alooserdamper tension in an acoustic or an electromechanical instrument.
4 dynamic curves are available to suit your playing style, from soft to hard.
SAMPLE SYNTH SECTION
The enhanced Sample Synth Sectionfeatures expandedmemory forthe Nord Sample Library 3.0 and extended polyphony.
The Sample Synth Section containsa broad selection of high quality soundsfrom the Nord Sample Library 3.0 including the exclusively licensed sounds of the legendary Mellotron and Chamberlin.
The Sample Synth is equipped withessential controls forattack, decay/release and dynamics(filter/velocity). A unique Nord feature allowsyou tocreate your own samples using thefree Nord Sample Editor software for WIndows and Mac.
The powerful Effectsection features a wide range of instantly tweakable high quality effects modelled after classic stomp boxes. All effects are stereo andcan be assigned freely to theOrgan, Piano or Synth sections.
Here you can choose from Tremolo, two Wahs, an Auto-Wah, and an AutoPan. Use the AutoWah with a Clavinet for raw funk licks, create a psychedelic vibe with an Electric Piano on AutoPan, or give a Wurlitzer some body using the Tremolo. There is also a Ring Modulator on board, an effect used by many experimental and electronic musicians.
The two Phasers, two Choruses, the Flanger and a Vibe effect are modeled from the classic analog stomp boxes that define the sound of popular music.
Features authentic JC, Twin and Smallspeaker simulations with adjustable Drive, plus a separate Tube Drive simulation and a Compressor.
A3-band Equalizer with sweepable mid.
The Delay effect features a Tap Tempo, Feedbackand Mix (Dry/Wet), as well as controls forPing-Pong mode and Tap Tempo.
The Nord Electro 6 has three different Reverb types (Hall, Stage and Room) for adding some ambience to your sounds. All Reverb types also has a Bright mode.