The dilemma in designing a keyboard with both faithful and accurate Hammond Organ and Grand Piano voices lies in the keyboard itself. It seems destined for compromise-should it be organ-like, or weighted? Hammond has the answer in the unique keyboard 88 note Fatar keyboard onboard the Hammond Sk1-88, which is light enough for an Organist’s comfort, yet has the “heft” to satisfy any Piano Player.
The Hammond Sk1-88 also automatically adjusts the “depth” of key contact making all playing comfortable The Keys are also shaped to allow traditional Hammond “moves” like sweep and glissando. Now the Pianist who always wanted to play Hammond can do so in comfort, and vice-versa for the Organist.
One of the best features of the SK1-88 is that you can pick your ideal organ and pair it with one of 8 digital Leslie profiles to complete a dream rig without lugging the extra weight around. With 12 organ profiles each with 17 tweakble parameters and 8 Leslie profiles there are thousands of possible combinations.