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Royal Grand 3D: strange sound range...

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Hi,

I'm not sure if you experience this or not, but especially when played from C#5 to F5, it sounds like C#5 sample was stretched to F5... like a plastic sound there :-/
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What sample size are you using? Only the XL sample has a fully mapped keyboard.
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Hi Vicky,

I'm using the L version. Will try the XL version, thank you.
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Agree! In my opinion, all the Nord Grand Pianos do the same. Natural decay is too quick. Some sound like a banjo in this key range!!
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Yes!!! Some pianos sound like a Banjo hhh that range especially. This occurs when one stretch the same sample yo the next few notes.
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Nordine wrote: 15 May 2024, 14:01 Hi Vicky,

I'm using the L version. Will try the XL version, thank you.
Did the XL sound better to you?
I'm curious about this myself. I've only had my NP5 a couple of weeks and have not yet tried all the different pianos or sample sizes. Once I find a few favourites I plan to load only the XL versions, if it even makes a difference to my amateur ears. :D
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Even the XL version sound like a banjo...too bad, not only for the Royal Grand 3D, but even for some other pianos.
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Perhaps I’m deaf, but I don’t hear a significant difference between the notes you mentioned and a couple of notes above and below. Of course, each octave has its "character", but playing chromatically up and down in this zone sounds to me quite homogeneously.
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