NORD LEAD 4 (SPEDIZIONE INCLUSA) Ex demo

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Prezzo di vendita: 1499,00 €
Produttore: NORD
Descrizione

With innovative new performance features, advanced layering and synchronization possibilities, new filter types and on-board effects, the Nord Lead 4 is a synthesizer dream come true.

Main features

Oscillators
  • 2 oscillators per voice / 20 voice polyphony
  • FM, Hard & Soft Sync
Modulation
  • 2 LFO sections plus Modulation Envelope
  • Flexible syncing and routing options
Filter
  • 12, 24 and 48 dB low-pass filters
  • High-pass and Band-pass filters
  • Transistor and diode ladder filter simulations 
    of Mini and TB-303
Effects
  • Crush, Drive, Comb filter, 
    Talk, Compressor, Reverb/delay
Nord Lead 4 vs Nord Lead 2X 
Comparison Chart (PDF)


Performance
  • 4-part multi-timbral
  • Master Clock Sync of Arpeggiator, LFO and Delay
  • Impulse Morph
  • Velocity and Mod Wheel Morph
  • USB MIDI
Two models
  • Nord Lead 4 with 49 synth-keys or Nord Lead 4R Table-top rack mountable version

Oscillator section

The Nord Lead 4 is a subtractive synthesizer with 2 oscillators per voice. All the classic waveforms are present, Saw, Square, Sine, Triangle, Pulse and PWM.

Wavetable synthesis
The Nord Lead 4's Oscillator 1 section features a wide selection of wavetables including a unique type called Formant Wavetables with resonant qualities that are independent of pitch. Frequency Modulating the Formant Wavetables can produce some truly magic results with distinctive acoustic qualities.

Oscillator 2 features a Noise generator with a dedicated filter cut-off and resonance.

True Unison
The true Voice Unison mode lets you stack up to four voices on top of each other per note (including the complete signal path of the Nord Lead 4) for really thick, wide leads and basses.

Hard & Soft Sync
Hard Sync generates an irregularly shaped waveform resulting in a harsh, dirty effect rich with harmonics, first made famous by the Prophet 5. Soft Sync is a bit smoother, but by no means subtle.

The Nord Lead 4 also features Frequency Modulator capabilities for adding spectral complexity and occasionally, nastiness.

LFO and Modulation section

Nord Lead 4 features two very flexible LFO-sections per slot. A wide selection of LFO-shapes is available from sines and pulses to ramping saws perfect for creating wobbling basses or pulsing pads.

Each LFO can easily be synchronized to the Master Clock and assigned a desired time division. The LFO can be re-triggered manually with an Impulse Morph button or a key. The LFO destinations include a unique option to modulate the FX section.

Modulation Envelope
Nord Lead 4 offers a very capable Modulation Envelope section with an expanded choice of modulation destinations. The Modulation Envelope can also be triggered manually with an Impulse Morph button!

Filter section

The filter section of the Nord Lead 4 features classic 12, 24 and 48 dB Low-Pass, High-Pass and a Band-Pass filters with a dedicated ADSR filter envelope and selectable filter tracking.

Ladder filter emulations
Two great new additions are the stunning emulations of the diode and transistor ladder filters from the legendary Mini and the TB-303 synthesizers. The emulations capture the dirty, squeaky resonance of the originals and combined with the new unison mode you’ll have plenty of opportunities for making fat, squelchy basses and leads.

Filter Drive
The Filter Drive operates separately per voice, distorting the waveform before it passes through the effects sections.

Effect section

Each of Nord Lead 4's four slots has its own dedicated effects section: FX and Delay/Reverb.

Drive
The overdrive is modelled after a vintage tube amp. Make your lead sound a little “furry” or crank it up for a truly authentic overdrive that distorts increasingly the more signal you shove through it.

Crush
The Crush effect lets you reduce the sound’s sample rate radically. Give your bass line a subtle lo-fi touch or pulverize it into crackling, digital star dust.

Talk
The Talk effect creates a voice-like talk-box effect, with two different simulations of a vocal tract.

Comb filter
The Comb filter effect can create chorus-like effects when controlled from an LFO or static spectral changes in your sound.

Compressor
The compressor effect offers Threshold adjustment and can also be modulated to obtain side-chain effects and more.

The Crush, Talk, Comb filter, Compressor and Drive effects can all be manipulated with the Morphs and Impulse Morph performance controls as well as with the LFO or the Modulation Envelope.

Reverb / Delay
The Delay effect has 3 feedback levels, a Dry/Wet control and the Delay tempo can be synchronized to the Master Clock. The Delay features an optional analog mode that behaves like an old school delay when changing the delay tempo on the fly...

A great sounding Reverb effect is available when not using the Delay, with dry/wet controls, 3 reverb types and a brightness control for rolling off the treble when desired.

Performance

Layering

Having 4 identical, equally powerful synthesizers at once at your disposal opens breathtaking layering possibilities, both rhythmically and sonically. The Split-mode gives you two 2 slots on each side of the split. A flexible Hold functionality lets you latch and hold slots independently in the background while playing something else on top.

Pitch Stick

The unique Pitch Stick can be used for bending notes as well as creating subtle vibrato effects, much like a guitarist or violinist as there is no dead zone in the middle position. The bend range can range from zero to 48 notes up/down and can be unique to each program. It's even possible to have separate bend ranges up and down: -12 or -24 semitones or + 2 semitone.

UNIQUE FEATURES

Impulse Morph

The Impulse buttons are extremely powerful and let you alter your sound instantaneously – brilliant for creating spontaneous, synchronized rhythmic and tonal mayhem. Doubling the LFO rate, changing the oscillator from Saw to Square, enabling Glide, cranking up the resonance and muting the Reverb - all at once - for 2 seconds in the middle of your lead solo is now as easy as 1-2-3. Doing wobbly bass lines and complex choppy pads live, in perfect sync is a breeze! Impulse Morphs are a simple, yet universal concept that offers almost limitless flexibility.

Assigning an Impulse Morph i