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    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

    PRODUCT CODE: 25/NLA1

    PRODUCT BRAND: Nord

    DESCRIPTION:

    This is the new Nord Lead A1 analog modeling synthesizer – a stunning sounding synthesizer with a simplified yet hugely powerful front panel interface
    The Lead for Speed

    Producing stand-out sounds for live or for the studio, the Lead A1 is ideal for all musical genres. Thanks to its carefully thought-out user interface, the Lead A1 encourages experimentation, allows for far speedier programming than would otherwise be possible, and ultimately delivers sensational sonic results.
    GENERAL FEATURES

    49-key octave velocity sensitive keyboard with octave shift buttons (+/-2 octaves).
    Keyboard Split with 2 slots for the upper and lower sections.
    Modulation Wheel
    Pitch Stick (with no dead zone at zero crossing).
    Programmable Pitch bend range, up to +/- 4 octaves
    Separate up/down bend range: -12 or -24 semitones, + 2 semitones
    1 pedal input for sustain.
    1 pedal input for expression pedal.
    USER INTERFACE

    3 LED displays, 23 knobs, 3 encoders and 20+ buttons for program and performance editing.
    OSCILLATOR SECTION

    Multiple Oscillator waveforms (traditional analog, extended analog, pulse waveforms, wavetable)
    OSC config knob 8 categories (Pitch, Detune, Shape, Sync, Ring Modulation, Noise, Dual Osc, FM)
    FILTER SECTION

    Multi-mode filter with 12 dB (2-pole) low pass, 24 dB (4-pole) lowpass and band pass, high pass, Ladder M and Ladder 303 characteristics.
    Cut off, Resonance, envelope amount, envelope amount controlled by velocity.
    ADR/ASR envelope.
    Filter keyboard tracking can be set to off, 1/3, 2/3 or full.
    Adjustable Filter Distortion.
    MODULATION SECTION

    LFO 1 generates a triangle, square, sawtooth, inverted sawtooth or sample and hold waveforms. LFO 1 can be routed to Filter Frequency, Pitch, Shape and Osc mod. The LFO 1 rate can be synchronized to the Master Clock.
    LFO can be switched to Env mode with three different characteristics and sample and hold is manually triggered by keyboard.
    Arpeggiator: Range: 1 - 4 octave. Modes: up, down, up/down, random, Poly. The Arpeggio rate can be synchronized to the Master Clock.
    ADR/ASR envelope, velocity control on/off, inverse envelope on/off.
    AMPLIFIER SECTION

    AD/SR envelope, velocity control on/off, gain control.
    individual Pan-control per program
    PERFORMANCE SECTION

    Voice modes: Poly, Legato with portamento, Mono, True Unison 1, 2 & 3.
    Four program slots for layering possibilities.
    EFFECTS

    FX section with Flanger, Phaser, Ring Modulation, Chorus, Ensemble and Drive.
    Delay section with tap tempo, four stages of feedback, ping-pong, dry/wet mix. The Delay speed can be synchronized to the Master Clock.
    Reverb section with five algorithms (Room, Stage 1, Stage 2, Hall 1, Hall 2).
    MEMORY

    Programs (single sounds): 8 x 50 (400) locations
    Performances (multi sounds): 4 x 50 (200) locations
    AUDIO OUT

    4 outputs. Each slot can be assigned to its own output.
    Headphones output.
    High resolution low noise 24 bit DACs.
    MIDI FEATURES

    All control knobs and switches send and receive control change messages.
    System exclusive bulk dumps. One program or all programs.
    Master Clock will sync to incoming MIDI clock.
    Soft Thru
    CONNECTION

    4 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
    INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

    User Manual
    Power Cord with IEC C14 connector
    Nord CD ROM with Nord Sound Manager
    DIMENSIONS

    Nord Lead A1: 864 x 94 x 272 mm (34.0 x 3.7 x 10.7")
    WEIGHT

    Nord Lead A1: 4.85 kg (10.7 lbs)

    WHAT'S IN THE BOX?: Unit and Australian power cable.

    SHIPPING WEIGHT: 7.50kg

    25/NLA1

    Nord : Nord Lead A1 Keyboard 49 keys, Synthesiser

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