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Its warm analog sound coupled with cutting-edge digital technology moved the Nord Lead into a “leading” position in the synthesizer community. Musicians from all over the world loved its simplicity, intuitive design, and its musicality and expression offered with the virtual analog concept. The Nord Lead 2 improved upon the original Nord Lead, including expanded polyphony. A decade later, the Nord Lead, and its descendant the Nord Lead 2, are still among the most popular synths ever built. Used worldwide on stage and in studios, the Nord Lead series has contributed to the signature sounds of some of the most popular musicians and producers known today Why change a winning concept? We didn’t! With the Nord Lead 2X, we simply upgraded the hardware, maintaining the same concept and sound. Virtual analog sound will live on for years to come, and the Nord Lead 2X is part of that legacy. The Nord Lead 2X features all the characteristics of its predecessor, and incorporates many new features as well. The “in your face” sound of the Nord Lead 2X has been enhanced with 24-bit D/A converters. The preset memory houses 7 x 99 factory Programs, 3 x 100 factory performances, and 7 x 10 Percussion Kits. Additionally, the user banks give you room to store your own sounds - 3 x 99 Programs, 3 x 100 Performances, and 3 x 10 Percussion Kits. The polyphony has been upgraded to 20 voices as well. The Nord Lead 2X is compatible with the Nord Lead 2, so you can transfer your custom sounds directly via MIDI. The Nord Lead 2X preserves all the essential parts of the Nord Lead 2, including the user fast and easy interface and its characteristic sound. The Nord Lead 2X continues the tradition of Nord’s unique method of sound generation. Mathematical simulations of the signals generated by analog oscillators are the basis for the incredible sound that speaks for itself. People know Nord by its sound, and the Nord Lead 2X gives you that certain quality that is unmistakable!

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Have: Nord Lead 2x keyboard, Waldorf Micro Q, cash Want: Nord Lead 3 keyboard I can provide references from recent deals and have 100%feedback on Ebay as popguru269.

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Gear Porn thread - pics of your slutty setups

...:) Eurodesk MX9000 (Good Enough to route some stuff) Fender Amp Korg MS20 Mini White Doepfer Dark Energy 2 Doepfer Darktime Moog Sub 37 Nord Lead 2X Studiologic Sledge About 5 different guitars !! (No I can't even play but love the look of guitars) Acoustics by Hofa and the room is actually very good sounding with about Max 3.5 DB deviation...

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Nord Lead 2X vs Nord Lead 3 sonic differences and audio tests

...on purchasing (Novation Supernova, Roland V-Synth, Waldorf MicroQ) and each one of them has a sense of fullness that the Nord Lead 2X has but the Nord Lead 3 does not. It's genuinely got some nice features to it, but it truly does sound like a poor man's VST and doesn't stand heads-and-shoulders with...

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