NORD DRUM 3P Modeling Percussion Synthesizer Multi-pad

NORD DRUM 3P Modeling Percussion Synthesizer Multi-pad

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NORD DRUM 3P Modeling Percussion Synthesizer Multi-pad

The Nord Drum 3P isn't only a cutting-edge modeling percussion synth; everything you play is automatically routed to the MIDI output.

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The Nord Drum 3P gives you enhanced playability, six integrated multipads, and a kick input, along with the amazing sound-design capabilities from the groundbreaking Nord Drum 2. Nord has added a streamlined sound-selection mode, additional Sound Banks that let you quickly create custom percussion kits on the fly, and new Reverb and Delay FX, adjustable for each drum channel, that add exciting depth and dimension to your drum sounds. The Nord Drum 3P isn't only a cutting-edge modeling percussion synth; everything you play is automatically routed to the MIDI output, making it a great 6-channel interface as well.

Nord Drum 3P at a Glance:

  • Find the right sounds fast
  • Real-time sound generation
  • Designed with live performance in mind

Find the right sounds fast

The Sound Select feature in the Nord Drum 3P makes it effortless to browse a broad selection of killer drums sounds and assign them individually to each pad. Select sounds from the new preset library to instantly replace kicks, toms, or cymbals. The enhanced factory sound bank gives you ten preset categories (Kicks, Snares, Hi-hats, Toms, Cymbals, Claps, Percussion, Bells, Tuned, and Effects) you can easily assign to any of the Nord Drum 3P's six pads/channels. This arrangement is very effective when you need to find the right sounds fast.

Real-time sound generation

In the Nord Drum 3P, sound generation is divided into three sections: Tone, Noise, and Click. Every sound is synthesized in real time, so you can play and tweak your sounds with individualized dynamic response, whether you use a sequencer or play with drumsticks.

Designed with live performance in mind

With its ultra-fast triggering and extreme dynamic range, Add a Nord Drum 3P to your percussion setup, and stun your fans with mind-altering new sounds, right out of the box!

Nord Drum 3P Features:

  • 6-channel modeling percussion synthesizer

  • 6 integrated multipads and kick input

  • Streamlined user interface with easy sound selection

  • Individual preset libraries for kicks, snares, toms, etc.

  • Powerful sound engine with resonant, subtractive, and FM synthesis

  • Reverb and Delay effects, adjustable per channel

  • Per-channel Drive, Crush, and EQ FX

  • MIDI I/O, comprehensive CC control

  • Stereo Output with optimized output level

  • Headphone output with optimized output level

More Information
Brand Nord

Pads : 6

Sounds : 10 categories of Factory/User drum sounds

Kits : 200

Polyphony : 6 Monotimbral channels

Analog Inputs : 1 x 1/4" (kick trigger)

Analog Outputs : 2 x 1/4" (main out), 1 x 1/8" (headphones)

Effects : Reverb, Delay

Power Source : 12V DC power supply (included)

4 Banks x 50 Programs for Drum Kits

9 Drum banks for single drum sounds - Bass Drums, Snare Drums, Toms, Hi-Hats, Cymbals, Percussion, Bells, Tuned Percussion, Effects

8 User Banks x 50 sounds for single drum sounds 

Free OS updates


  • 6-channel Percussion Modeling Syntesizer
  • Tone section - Resonance modeling, Subtractive, Ring Modulation and FM-synthesis
  • Noise section - Low Pass 12dB/24dB, High Pass 12db/24dB, High Pass High Cut and Band Pass 6dB/12dB filter. Adjustable resonance and filter envelope response
  • Click section - 12 click types, Noise Waveforms, Short Pulses, High Pass Filtered Pulses and Chirps. Adjustable level.


  • Global Stereo Reverb with 5 reverb modes (Tiled Room, Room, Plate, Stage and Hall) and Color highpass/low pass. Reverb amount can be adjusted per channel.
  • Global Delay with Rate (Milliseconds), Feedback and Tap Tempo mode (BPM)
  • Drive, Sample Rate Reduction and Ring Modulation Effects per channel
  • EQ with Gain and Frequency controls per channel


  • 6 integrated rubber pads with adjustable Input Threshold/Sensitivity
  • External Trigger input with adjustable Input Threshold/Sensitivity for Kick drum pad or similar
  • Adjustable Dynamic Response Curves
  • Channel Peak/Activity indicator


  • MIDI Note ON/OFF
  • MIDI Program Change
  • MIDI CC parameter control
Display 4 Character LED-display

2 Audio Outputs ¼", 6,35 mm (unbalanced)

Stereo Headphones Output - 1/8”, 3,5 mm

MIDI in & out - 5 pin DIN connectors

1 generic trigger input - ¼”, 6,35 mm

Dimensions 29.9cm x 4.85cm x 28.1cm
Weight 1.85 kg.
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