FM: Dual, Triple, Vocal and Multi with Harmonic and Inharmonic options.
Samples: Nord Sample Library 3.0
Oscillator Control: Shape, Detune or Sync amount for Analog waveforms, Shape for Wavetables, Modulation amount for FM.
Dual Osc: Unison control with 3 amount options.
Semitone (-24 – 24) and Fine Tune pitch controls.
LFO generates a triangle, square, sawtooth, inverted sawtooth or sample and hold waveforms. LFO can be routed to Filter Frequency, Osc Pitch or Osc Mod. The LFO rate can be synchronized to the Master Clock.
Arpeggiator: Range: 1 – 4 octave. Modes: up, down, up/down, random. Zig-Zag option. The Arpeggio rate can be synchronized to the Master Clock.
Poly: Polyphonic Arpeggiator for retriggering of full chords at zero range, and polyphonic arpeggio of chord inversions at larger ranges.
Gate: Rhythmic level gate with adjustable hardness envelope.
Pattern Mode: Pattern mode for Arpeggiator, Trig or Gate with 30 editable presets or custom pattern.
Patttern Editor – Dedicated editor for creating custom rhythmic patterns that can be used with Arpeggiator, Trig or Gate.
Multi-mode filter with 12 dB (2-pole) low pass, 24 dB (4-pole) lowpass and band pass, high pass, Ladder M, low pass high pass characteristics.
Cut off, Resonance, envelope amount, envelope amount controlled by velocity.
Filter keyboard tracking can be set to off, 1/3, 2/3 or full.
Adjustable Filter Distortion.
Transient Attack-mode for snappier attack
Amp Velocity Amount (3 levels)
LED fader for each layer for instant level control and overview.
Group multiple layers for quick multi-layer editing of Amp Env, Filter, Effects, Arpeggiator etc.
Layer Lock: Locks the currently active layer configuration.
Split functionality: 3 split points with 8 location options and Split Crossfade.
Individual Pan-control per layer.
Solo mode for quickly muting all except the focused layer.
Voice modes: Poly, Legato and Mono with Glide
Impulse Morph: Instantly change one or several parameters at the press of a button.
Classic Nord Morph functionality for flexible control of multiple parameters (Wheel, Aftertouch, Velocity and Control Pedal)
Pitch Stick with programmable range.
Fast assign of wheel modulation destination
Vibrato with 3 Delay modes and Wheel/Aftertouch assign
Keyboard Hold which can be disabled on each Layer individually
Program Gain control
Large OLED Display
Program Transpose functionality
5 Program Buttons
Master Clock control of Arpeggiator, LFO, Effects and Delay plus External Clock Sync
FX section with Tremolo, Pan, Ring Modulation, Chorus, Ensemble and Vibe.
EQ with Bass/Treble control or Parametric 1 Band control.
Drive effect for tube-distortion
Delay section with rate/time, tap tempo, analog mode, stereo ping-pong, dry/wet mix. The Delay speed can be synchronized to the Master Clock. Feedback loop effects: Chorus, Vibe and Ensemble, Feedback filters: HP, LP and BP.
Reverb section with five algorithms (Booth, Room, Stage, Hall, Cathedral) Dark, Bright and Chorale (modulated Reverb)
Programs (single sounds): 16 x 25 (400) locations
High resolution low noise 24 bit DACs
All control knobs and switches send and receive control change messages.
Master Clock will sync to incoming MIDI clock.
2 Line Level Audio Outputs – ¼ », 6,35 mm jacks, unbalanced
Stereo Headphone Output – ¼ », 6,35 mm stereo jack
Sustain Pedal – ¼ », 6,35 mm jack. Use a momentary pedal, like e.g., Roland DP-2, DP-6, Yamaha FC-4, FC-5, Fatar VFP1-25 etc.
Control Pedal – ¼ », 6,35 mm TRS stereo jack. Use a Yamaha FC-7, Roland EV-7, Roland EV-5, Korg EXP2 or Korg XVP10.
USB connector with MIDI capabilities
MIDI In & Out – 5 pin DIN connectors
Power Cord with IEC C14 connector
Nord Wave 2: 990 x 100 x 295 mm (38,9″ x 3,9″ x 11.6″)