Founded by Ray Kurzweil in 1982, Kurzweil Music Systems have spent more than 30 years emulating the sound of a grand piano, and the manufacturer takes one step closer by unveiling the Artis Stage piano – the new model’s centrepiece is a new German 9-foot grand piano sound, as well as Kurzweil’s revered KB3 ToneReal organ sounds. You can quickly fine-tune your sounds via nine sliders and a dedicated front-panel 3-band EQ section. Quick Split/Layer controls make it easy to create lush combinations of sounds, and Favorites buttons make it effortless to find your favorite sounds fast.
Also some user reviews, they have praised Kurzweil Artis fir the brand new 128MB German grand piano; Extremely powerful VAST engine; 128-voice polyphony; Best voice-stealing algorithm in the industry; Killer vintage keys and non-piano sounds. Also, some users have complained it for no access to primary programs when split/layer is engaged; Only ten Favorites available; No recording/playback of audio files via external flash drive; No onboard drum patterns; No aftertouch.
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- Press the [GLOBAL] mode button
- Then press the [RESET] soft button
- When the display ask you “Do you want to keep all your User Programs & User Multis?”, press [NO] soft button.
- When the display ask you “Are you sure to delete all the User Programs & User Multis and Global parameters?”, press [YES] soft button.
Warning! This operations will return all of the settings to the values when the Kurzweil Artis was shipped from the factory. Be sure that you want to do this. Hopefully the article of “Hard Reset Kurzweil Artis 88-key Stage Piano” can help you.
Reference: Kurzweil Artis manual