Classic Nord Modular G1 Keyboard Synthesizer Clavia 25 Key Programmable SynthClassic Nord Modular G1 Keyboard Synthesizer Clavia 25 Key Programmable Synth

Vintage Clavia G1 Nord Modular Keyboard for sale. There are a couple scratches to the case as you can see in the photos but it powers on and works well. 25 Nord keys are perfectly responsive and sounds amazing as always. I believe I still have some cables for it as well to connect it from midi to a computer via USB. Watch a video here where I demo the keyboards basic functionality: Easily check system requirements and download the editor and user manual from clavia’s website. There are thousands of patches on line to play with and tons of excited community members as the Nord Modular is the most powerful synthesizer ever in many peoples opinion. For OS X users it may be possible to run the G1 editor on latest versions of OS X using a terminal hack and Wine which works like any other OS X application. Please email with any questions. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… From wikipedia: ” Nord Modular From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nord Modular (Classic, keyboard version) The Clavia Nord Modular series is a line of synthesizers produced by Clavia, a Swedish digital synthesizer manufacturer. The Nord Modular series, in common with their sister range the Nord Lead series, are analogue modelling synthesizers, producing sounds which approximate those produced by conventional analogue synths by using DSP chips to digitally model analogue circuitry. Contents 1 Overview 1.1 Nord Modular G2 2 The original Nord Modular (or ‘Classic’) series 2.1 Nord Modular Key and Rack2.2 Nord Micro Modular 3 External links Overview The Nord Modular range approximates the much more flexible world of modular synthesizers, offering an almost unlimited variation of synth architectures, with the facility to simulate, in addition to subtractive synthesis, additive, FM, and, in the second generation of the series, physical modelling synthesis methods, as well as a number of other sound generation and processing techniques. Unlike most other analogue modelling synth hardware, which generally simulate one or a small number of (usually subtractive ) synth circuit layouts. Patch editor Because of the flexibility offered by these synths, patches cannot be programmed from the control panel. Instead, patch editing is performed on a PC (connected via 2 dedicated MIDI ports in the case of the first generation and USB in the second generation or G2 systems), running editor software bundled with the synths. The editor software is in appearance and function not dissimilar to computer-based modular synthesis environments like Reaktor which offer a graphical representation of the simulated modules and the associated connections between them. Unlike those systems however, the Nord Modulars are capable of functioning independently of a computer — the host computer plays no part in sound generation and is needed only to provide the patch editing interface. Modules The Nord Modular line of synthesizers features a range of modules familiar to users of hardware modulars: audio input and output modules, Oscillators, Low Frequency Oscillators (or LFOs), envelopes, filters of various kinds, mixers, audio effects such as distortion and chorus, logic gates and sequencers, which can be connected in almost any configuration- there is for example no restriction on connecting audio signal outputs to control signal or logic inputs (or vice versa), allowing for a great deal of flexibility in patch creation. Patches are only limited in complexity by the available DSP resources. Polyphony However, the more complex a patch is in general, the smaller the available polyphony is, and in practice the specified full polyphony of the unit is only achievable when using a very small number of modules in a given patch. However, because of the flexible nature of the unit ‘polyphony’ does not correspond strictly to ‘number of different notes sounding at one time’- indeed with some thought and careful programming it is possible to exceed the specified polyphony of the unit (by this definition of polyphony at least). Nord Modular G2Clavia introduced the first generation in 1998. The series was discontinued in 2004 upon the release of the next generation Nord Modular G2 series. The G2 is an updated and more powerful version of the original Modular (the G2 uses a new version of the Editor software as well), with greater polyphony and a large number of new modules to address the perceived limitations of the first generation, most notably a range of MIDI sequencing and output modules (the first generation’s sequencing capabilities were limited to control of internal parameters, a restriction which many users felt to be the system’s biggest limitation), time-based effects ( reverb, delay, etc.), and physical modelling oscillators. However, there has been some debate in the NM community as to which generation produces the best raw sound, with many users feeling, for example, that the original series’ filters had a more subjectively pleasing, grittier sound. The first G2 Modular serial number 001 was presented to Derek Sherinian by Bengt Lilja in 2004 to honor Sherinian for his high profile usage of Nord/Clavia products. G2 series was discontinued in 2009. The original Nord Modular (or ‘Classic’) series Nord Modular Rack and G2 Engine (from the Clavia website) The (first generation) Nord Modular family consists of three hardware models: Nord Modular Key, Nord Modular Rack and Nord Micro Modular. They are all built around the same type of electronics and use the same type of DSP. Nord Modular Key and Rack have 4 DSPs as standard (can be expanded to 8 with the Nord Modular Voice Expansion Board), and the Nord Micro Modular has 1 DSP (non-expandable). Nord Modular Key and Rack General Programmable polyphonic modular synthesizerMinimum 4 voices expandable to minimum 8 voicesMaximum 32 voices depending on patch complexity4-part multi-timbralHolds patches (sounds) and operating system in flash ram.Software upgradable via computer.Dynamic patch storage in 9 banks with 99 memory locations. The number of patches which can be stored depends on their size (i.e. number of modules used).24-bit internal processing at 96kHz sampling frequency MIDI features All parameters, except for the Master Level, can transmit and receive MIDI Control Change messages.Notes can be received over the entire MIDI range.MIDI clock sync. Hardware 18 user-assignable editing knobs18 dedicated function buttonsRotary dial2x16 character backlit LCD displayTwo analog audio inputs, line level.16-bit Sigma-Delta ADCs, 48kHz sampling frequency4 assignable outputs, line-level.18-bit linear DACs, 96kHz sampling frequencyHeadphone outputMIDI In and Out for “public MIDI”PC In and Out for communication with computer EditorControl pedal, Sustain or ON/Off pedal inputs2 octave velocity sensitive keyboard with octave shift buttons (+/- 2 octaves) (Nord Modular Key)MIDI In trig indicator (Nord Modular Rack) Dimensions (Nord Modular Key) 473 mm (18.6 in)W x 264 mm (10.4 in)D x 90 mm (3.5 in)HWeight: 4.7 kg (10 lb) Dimensions (Nord Modular Rack) 423 mm (16.7 in)W x 176 mm (6.9 in)D x 118 mm (4.6 in)H19” rack mountable with supplied rack earsWeight: 3.2 kg (7.1 lb) Nord Micro ModularGeneral Programmable modular synthesizer with polyphonic capacity24-bit internal processing at 96kHz sampling frequencyMaximum 4 voices (practical limit) depending on patch complexity3 user-assignable editing knobs and one user-assignable button3 dedicated function buttons2x7-segment LED displayHolds 99 user patches (sounds) and operating system software in flash ram. Software upgradable via computer. MIDI features All parameters, except the master level, can transmit and receive MIDI Control Change messages.Notes can be received over the entire MIDI range.MIDI clock sync. Hardware Two analog audio inputs, line level. 16-bit Sigma-Delta ADCs, 48kHz sampling frequency2 assignable outputs, line-level. 18-bit linear DACs, 96kHz sampling frequencyHeadphone outputMIDI In and Out for “public MIDI”PC In and Out for communication with computer Editor Dimensions 210 mm (8.3 in)W x 120 mm (4.7 in)D x 40 mm (1.6 in)H Used Nord Modulars can still be found for sale online. The Nord Modular appears in the Nine Inch Nails video for Into The Void. Covenant’s Joakim Montelius is an avid user of the Nord Modular range since the late 90’s, in the studio as well as on stage. After the introduction of the G2 his main live keyboards have been an NM Classic Keyboard and a G2X. In the studio the band also uses a G2 Engine for additional processing. External links – Nord Modular G2 – G2 demo software – download page for a software demo that reproduces (to a limited extent) the sound and operation of the G2 (both Mac OS and Windows versions) – Nord Modular Page – for the discontinued NM ‘Classic’ – Nord Modular and G2 Manuals – download page for freely available.pdf versions of the NM and G2 manuals.Nomad – Nord Modular open source editor – alternative software editor for the Nord – NM forums – largest online forums and patch exchange for the Nord Modular Classic and G2 series.Rob Hordijk’s G2 Site – lengthy, in-depth, unofficial site on the Nord Modular G2 Synthesizer by artist and G2 enthusiast Rob Hordijk. Contains information, explanations, and techniques for the operation and modular synthesis of the G2.Retrosound – Nord Modular 1 sounds by Marko EttlicheBook Wizoo Guide Nord Modular by Peter GorgesAdvanced Programming Techniques for Modular Synthesizers – a Nord Modular free tutorial with downloadable patches of the examplesRoland Kuit. The Electronic Studio, Modular Synthesis, the basics, sound design and composition, history of electronic music.Roland Kuit. Architectures for philosophers, Building autonomous synthesizer- and FX architectures.Roland Kuit. Illustrated Compendium of Modular Synthesis, The complete knowledge LAB for Modular Synthesis.Roland Kuit. Creating a sonic Boolean Barber’s Pole, Free lecture about modular logic.Nord Modular NMG2 Guru Roland Kuit. To be ON, to be OFF. That’s the SWITCH. On-Off architectures in Logic.Roland Kuit. Modular strategies in shaping reflections and space. Concepts of space (re-)defined and shifted for modular synthesis.Illustrated Compendium of Modular Synthesis Roland Kuit MG2 experiments Audio. [hide] vte Clavia Current products Nord StageNord PianoNord ElectroNord DrumNord WaveNord LeadNord C Series Discontinued products Nord Micro ModularNord Modular Categories: Clavia synthesizersVirtual analogue synthesizers … This page was last modified on 3 February 2015, at 17:48.Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; “