SP88X Overview

Discontinued Model
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Lightweight performance pianos for the next century.

The SP Series Stage Pianos are the performance keyboards you've been waiting for. Well-constructed and affordable, these stage pianos have everything you need. The SP Series comes in lightweight 76 and 88 key semi-weighted action models, plus an 88 note fully weighted action model. The Stage Pianos have the award-winning Kurzweil sounds and transmit on two, user-selectable, independent MIDI channels. Put your music on stage with the SP line of performance pianos from Kurzweil, the industry leader in sound technology.

32 programs and 32 factory setups are provided which offer a variety of splits and layered combinations (when used as a controller) with programmable controller assignments. Grand Piano offers stretched and non-stretched tuned versions, and programs with different EQ. Dual-Hardness Tine Electric Piano offers soft and hard strike samples arranged in several program variations. FM Electric Piano is provided in a variety of programs. Programs based on the Ensemble Strings include selections with different EQ's and envelope response. Tone Wheel Organ programs include organ w/percussion, ballad organ, jazzy organ, and more!

The SP Series keyboards also offer many MIDI controller features. Two Ribbons (used instead of traditional wheels) provide flexible control. The Pitch ribbon has a user programmable software "spring", allowing the pitch to jump back to center or remain at the value where the finger lifts off the surface. The Mod Ribbon also has the programmable "spring", and in addition, allows for different functions (software destinations) to be programmed for the 'up' position separately from the 'down' position.

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2014-09-16: PC3K owner's check out Barb and Co Nylon Guitars soundset: http://t.co/DdnJnRM6AP

2014-09-16: RT @Drummiesyd: I liked a @YouTube video from @mididesigner http://t.co/xhcmHp5okg Stacey Lamont Sydnor Drum Solo with Myron McKinley Trio …

2014-09-15: Bob Malone performs "Chinese Algebra" on the #Kurzweil #Forte: http://t.co/vUZx8VoAay

2014-09-15: RT @pianomalone: At @KurzweilMusic in Boston today shooting demo video for their new keyboard. #kurzweil #bobmalone #piano #forte http://t.…

2014-09-10: Bob Malone w/ #Kurzweil #K2661 on stage with #JohnFogerty! Stayed tuned for videos of Bob's visit to R&D this summer! http://t.co/k7S9RwrlNT

2014-09-05: Think of a real piano... now play it - #Kurzweil #Forte http://t.co/bPLTQyDkUV

2014-09-04: Join the #Kurzweil #Forte Beta Program! - contact: forte_beta@ycrdi.com (must own a Forte to participate)

2014-08-28: #Kurzweil #FORTE Update V1.11 Released! http://t.co/HJLtN3UBqg

2014-08-26: #Kurzweil #Forte Stage Piano - Demonstration Video by Christian Pearl: http://t.co/EY98rl6Mun

2014-08-25: #kurzweil Music Systems 4 yr #Twitterversary!

2014-08-20: Compare Rhodes vs #Kurzweil #Forte : http://t.co/blp6faiBQF

2014-08-15: #Kurzweil #SP4 Series - Selecting Setups via MIDI: http://t.co/tPUxGxvdJW

2014-08-15: #Kurzweil #Artis - Select Programs via MIDI: http://t.co/abjZI7vQlr

2014-08-15: RT @BacklineSupport: @KurzweilMusic #kurzweil-Pc3k8 #kurweil-Pc361 @RioRomamx @daniperripiano en #FeriaDeReyesApaseoElAlto2014 http://t.co/…

2014-08-14: #Kurzweil #SP4 Series - Advance Through Your Setups with a Foot-Switch Pedal: http://t.co/5tjeJTtBhy

2014-08-14: #Kurzweil #SP4 Series - Control Setup Zone Mutes with a Foot-Switch Pedal: http://t.co/tdK5QyPk3r

2014-08-13: #Kurzweil #SP4 - Using a Foot-Switch Pedal to Advance Programs in a Setup http://t.co/6KnGRr8gkV

2014-08-08: #Kurzweil #Forte Stage Piano Demo @Kraft Music - YouTube http://t.co/oM6bHrzUKr

2014-08-07: RT @CodyGarrett: Setting up my awesome new keyboard - the Kurzweil Artis!! @KurzweilMusic @ArtistRelations @DaddarioandCo @FrozenApe http:/…

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