The Kurzweil PC3A8 Key Stage Piano is the most astonishing stage piano of slim and dependability
The Kurzweil PC3A8 is the most valuable and popular stage piano widely used as a compact style digital piano.
Being the 88 Key digital piano. The Kurzweil PC3A8 Stage Keyboard is one of the most best state-of-the-art stage digital piano has full 88 note capability mixed with a is very portability.
Widely used in recording studios, stage, auditoriums, schools, churches, gigs, stages, studios, and etc. This dynamic digital piano is a high tech musical gadget that you can conveniently perform to impress the world..
“The Most Dynamic Compact Stage Keyboard/Digital Piano Ever”
The Kurzweil PC3A8 is on a stage with sophisticated audiences watching you perform with your hands moving graciously across the keys…
Even the sheer imagination of playing the Kurzweil PC3A8 excites most people.
You will be instantly attracted by Kurzweil PC3A8’s compactness and just by even imagining the how practical the Kurzweil PC3A8 can be. What if you actually play it? It would be a pure bliss!
Okay, now we all know the Kurzweil PC3A8 comes with an attractive slim/compact aesthetics…
But, the modern /slim design is actually not the only excellent thing about the Kurzweil PC3A8… There is way more to the Kurzweil PC3A8 than it’s design!
For example, the Kurzweil PC3A8 is modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs.
Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars.
This amazing stage piano is actually designed to contain the most convenient controls.
You may just take it from me. But let me explain as well.
The Kurzweil PC3A8 features all the controls you want and more, including the Front Panel Master Compressor, The 3-Band Master EQ, Easy Access Controls, Sound/Favorites selection, Multis ….. and much more!
Priced at $3495, with many different controls, functions, exceptional sound chip, and the gig-friendly design, The Kurzweil PC3A8 would be the digital piano that can fulfill your dreams.
The sound of the Kurzweil PC3A8 is recognized world-wide as one of the most purest sound producing digital piano.
The Kurzweil PC3A8 brings dynamically allocated 128 polyphony specifically designed for lightning fast performance.
The Kurzweil PC3A8 is also included with the KB3 ToneReal Organs just like the Forte.
Kurzweil PC3A8 however does not have a built-in speaker as a stage piano.
Thus, it is recommended that a high quality headphone or a high quality speaker be used.
What we can talk about is the sound chip of the Kurzweil PC3A8. The sound chip of the PC3A8 is known to be worlds best sampled and programmed sound since it features the best of the PC3K, KB3 ToneReal Organs and the KORE64 sounds.
Unleash the musician inside of you through the PC3K pack and the KORE64 collection in addition to the Japanese concert grand piano, Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clav, Harpsichord, Orchestral Percussion, Celeste, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Bells, Crotales, new piano, Vintage Electric pianos, Clavinets, Sythesizers, rich and realistic String Selections, Orchestras, Guitars, Percussions and more.
TOUCH & ACTION
Kurzweil uses the Fatar TP40L action which is the best of the bestest action you can ever find on Kurzweil Pianos.
I will as go as far and say it’s the best action system of the stage pianos.
Fatar TP40L is an elite keyboard action system superior to even the Fatar TP9 or the TP8 system.
This Italian made keyboard action system is also known as the 88-note, fully-weighted hammer-action, with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys, featuring a quick release spring, striking an ideal balance of playability between piano type parts and synth/organ parts.
Pretty long name huh?
Fatar TP40L, or the A.K.A., 88-note, fully-weighted hammer-action, with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys, featuring a quick release spring, striking an ideal balance of playability between piano type parts and synth/organ parts is really a self-explanatory action system.
In other words…
Kurzweil PC3A8 uses the Fatar TP40L, which has 88-notes and they are specially designed with full-weighted action keys that gives you a quick after-touch action responsiveness as you perform the piano.
The quick release spring recognize the different types of piano, organ and synthes come with variety of authentic action types at which will balance out your variables to enrich your playability..
In simpler words…
Kurzweil PC3A8 is recognized as one of the most fluid and softest of all digital piano actions out there.
Kurzweil PC3A8 has many functions that can satisfy the users.
- Sound| Kurzweil PC3A8 has extensive and expressive sounds including award winning New German Grand Piano, all taken from the V.A.S.T. PC3 engine, KB3 ToneReal Organs and the KORE 64 expansion.
- Layer| With this technique, you can play two different sounds simultaneously on one key. You will be able to play piano and string sound or piano and organ sound at the same time. You will be able to make the performance more beautiful and will give you more enjoyment. Kurzweil offers a quick layer option with easy access and adjustable relative volume.
- Split| You can play two different instrument sounds on each hand within a keyboard. For example, left hand can play vibraphone, right hand can play piano; it gives effect of one person playing two different instrument sound. Kurzweil offers a quick split option with easy access and adjustable relative volume.
- Presets & Programs | Kurzweil PC3A8 has over 1453 factory presets as well as 216 factory programmed MIDI setups that features up to 16 independent zones, effects, independent controller assignments, triggerable pattern-based “Riffs” and arpeggio.
- Transpose | You can easily harmonize with different instruments with this function.
- Master FX Section | With the special powerful FX Engine, you have options of hundreds of Kurzweil’s award winning effects – reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, rotary speaker simulators, compressors, and more.
- Other functions include 240 x 64 angled-backlit CCFL with front-panel brightness adjust screen, 29 Programmable Physical Controllers, Front Panel 3-Band Master EQ, MIDI Controller, USB connector that connects to PC/Mac/Flash Drive and more.
Options for Kurzweil PC3A8 include variety of x-stand and x-benches you can purchase separately.
Warranty coverage of Kurzweil products are 2 year part and labor warranty plus parts warranty of 1 year. Totaling at 3 years of warranty.
The Kurzweil PC3A8 comes out in only 1 color. Which is the black color.
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|Keyboard:||88-note, fully-weighted hammer-action, with velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys, featuring a quick release spring, striking an ideal balance of playability between piano type parts and synth/organ parts.
|Display:||240 x 64 angled, backlit CCFL w/ dedicated back panel brightness and contrast controls.|
|Polyphony:||128 Voice Polyphony, dynamically allocated, lightning fast performance.|
|Multitimbral:||16 parts (one per MIDI channel).|
|Architecture:||Dynamic VAST: Powerful synthesis engine, with user programmable DSP algs and routing. More DSP power than even our K Series instruments.VA1 Inside: anti-aliasing, power-shaped oscillators and DSP processing from Kurzweil’s VA1 concept synth, capable of delivering authentic analog emulations as well as incredibly complex new sounds.Cascade Mode: lets the user route one layer through the DSP of any other layer within a program – up to 32 consecutive layers deep!|
|Sound ROM Expansion Slots:||Includes KORE 64 and the German D Grand EXP Piano built-in.|
|Desktop Editor:||Mac and PC platforms|
|Factory Presets:||1453 Stunning Factory Presets.|
|Factory MIDI Setups:||216 factory programmed MIDI setups – featuring up to 16 independent zones, effects, independent controller assignments, triggerable pattern-based “Riffs” and arpeggiator settings.|
|File Compatibility:||Loads from:-PC3K: All objects except samples.-PC3LE: All objects.-K2 Series: The majority of Setups, Programs, and Keymaps (no sample loading; see the manual for details).|
|User Memory:||16,000 locations for user objects.|
|Sequencer:||Unlimited tracks (on import); 960 PPQ resolution. Song editing functions include both event and track-based tools like quantize, swing, remap, controller scaling and more. Controller chasing and a global “set song length” functions are also featured.|
|Effects:||16 insert effects distributed over 11 busses, two auxiliary sends and two Master Effects (saved with each song and setup); featuring hundreds of our award winning effects – reverbs, delays, chorus, flange, phaser, EQs, distortions, Leslie simulators, compressors, and more.|
|Master FX Section:||User controllable master EQ section and master compressor for quick adjustments during live performance or putting the final touches on your studio mix. (These do not use up the insert effect resources.)|
|Controllers:||Pitch wheel, modulation wheel, 9 front panel sliders/drawbar controllers, 10 front panel switches (momentary or toggle, software selectable), 3 switch pedal input, 2 continuous control pedal inputs, mono pressure, Super Ribbon input, breath controller input. Controller values can be “captured” and stored as part of a program.|
|Arpeggiator:||16 full-featured independent arpeggiators with multiple latch modes, selectable play order, velocity, duration, tempo, and sync functions as well as pre-recorded beats and musical phrases.|
|Riffs:||16 unique “Riff” generators, used for triggering MIDI sequenced phrases, beats, or complete multi-track arrangements from notes on the keyboard and/or any on-board physical controller.|
|Analog Outputs:||Four 1/4″ balanced TRS analog (24-bit DACs).|
|Headphones:||1 rear panel 1/4″ headphone output.|
|Digital Outputs:||24-bit, stereo S/PDIF featuring 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192-kHz modes.(externally clockable)|
|MIDI:||In, Out, Thru (hardware switchable to copy of MIDI Out).|
|USB Computer Port:||MIDI over USB. Also allows the PC3A to load/save data directly to and from a Mac/PC as well as perform OS updates.|
|USB Storage Port:||Supports USB thumb-drives for loading/saving user data as well as performing OS updates.|
|FREE OS Updates:||Flash ROM upgradeable via direct-USB or thumb-drive.|
|Included Accessories:||Power cable, Switch pedal, USB cable, (4) self adhesive feet.|
|Height:||(4.33″) (11.00 cm)|
|Depth:||(13.98″) (35.50 cm)|
|Length:||(54.33″) (138 cm)|
|Weight:||(54 lb.) (24.50 kg)|
|Power:||Internal AC power supply.Selectable 120/240V AC operation.|