Forte 7 Overview - Introducing the Kurzweil Forte® 7. The most advanced keyboard to ever bear the Kurzweil logo - now in a more portable 76-note, fully-weighted package. 16 Gigabytes of Sounds!New, hand-selected German and vintage Japanese concert grand pianos, as well as new Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clav, Harpsichord, Orchestral Percussion, Celeste, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Bells and Crotales along with a wide selection of sounds from the acclaimed PC3 and KORE 64™ expansion, all delivered with unprecedented expressiveness and an obsessive attention to detail. Patented FlashPlay® Technology-Flash-Play® provides the Forte® 7 with a staggering amount of horse-power; 16 GB sample content with zero-loading time, heaping mounds of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance. 3.3 Gigabytes User Sample Memory-Now load up to 3.3 GB of your own custom samples into non-volatile flash memory. Supported sample formats: .WAV, .AIF (up to 16 bit / 96kHz) and Kurzweil formats (.P3K, .KRZ, .K25, .K26). V.A.S.T. Editing-Deep native editing? Look no further. The Forte® now grants full access to Kurzweil's legendary Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology directly from the front panel. With 32-layers per program, each offering its own signal path and a host of modular DSP tools, the Forte® 7 offers a wealth of sound creation and modification that is truly immense. KB3 ToneReal™ Organs-Modeled after classic Hammond, Vox and Farfisa organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars. In the Forte, KB3 is Polyphony Free*, not using any of the Forte's 128 voices! Powerful FX Engine-Award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more - all fully editable from the user-interface. K.S.R. - Kurzweil String Resonance-Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance! 76-note Italian Hammer-Action Keyboard-Every sound within the Forte® 7 is perfectly matched to its 76-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch. 16 Arpeggiators!-Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 16 independent Arps (1 per program, 16 per Multi) and discover the new 'Step Sequencer' environment! Live Audio Input w/ FX-Plug in and jam along with your favorite music player. The 1/8 (3.5mm) Audio Input sports its own dedicated real-time FX. Sweeten your backing tracks for live performance and internally mix the signal with the Forte's own output. Front Panel Master Compressor & 3-Band EQ-Room too boomy? Need to add some punch? No problem. Dial it in with the Master Compressor & EQ section featuring Bass, Treble and sweepable Midrange. 23 Programmable Physical Controllers-9 Forte Sliders (with brilliant LED ladders), 6 Switches, 2 Wheels, 3 Switch Pedal Inputs (which support half-damper for pianos), 2 Continuous Control Pedal Inputs and Aftertouch. (1 sustain/switch pedal is included).