SHADD pianos will come with an onboard synthesizer as a standard feature to play
simultaneously with the acoustic piano or independently without the acoustic piano,
as well as various combinations when activating the Octave Buffer. The synth will
offer over 500 usable sounds/patches that are usually found in popular
synthesizers such as drums, horns, guitars, basses, grand pianos, sound effects,
and retro sounds such as Fender Rhodes, Clavinets, Wurlitzer pianos, and Moogs.
All sounds/patches will be exclusively developed as software applications for
SHADD. Users can create, enhance, and edit these preinstalled sounds as well as
download new sounds into the module. Sounds can also be downloaded into the
onboard synthesizer, and the computer. By being able to download new sounds in
perpetuity, the SHADD piano will never become outdated or obsolete. Additional
MIDI sound devices can be connected through the MIDI Control System. The
onboard synthesizer also comes standard with multi effects, sampling capabilities,
preinstalled loops, beats, and an extensive sample library.
The SHADD piano is equipped with an onboard sequencer to work with the onboard
synthesizer. This user/friendly sequencer is designed as an option to the more
complex sequencing software that can be downloaded in the computer such as
Finale, Digital Performer, and Logic. Users can compose, arrange, record,
quantize, edit, and make masters, then save internally, or onto CD, as well as
email files. The also offers sequencer offers BPM Sync for audio phrase stretching,
and music can be recorded in SMPTE or other sequencing "time codes." The
technology of this onboard sequencer can also be upgradable.