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The Hammersmith Professional Edition

The Hammersmith Professional Edition

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professional edition

YOUR ULTIMATE PIANO ?

"..It might be. Pianos are very personal.
There is always another 'greatest': more samples, more articulations, more tricks.
But this one is ours, the way we wanted it.
We think it's smoother to play, cleaner-sounding and a bit more real than any other sampled piano out there.
We hope you agree."

Soniccouture

 

TRUE SUSTAIN SAMPLING

SteinwayWhen you play a note on a piano, one string rings.
When you play a note and press the sustain pedal, all the strings ring.
Most piano VSTis only do the first thing, and then fake the second thing.
We recorded both.
21 velocity layers per note with sustain pedal up and down.
When you press down your sustain pedal, you'll understand why we did it.

 

The Hammersmith Screen 1

PRO EDITION: MIC CHANNEL MODE

Hammersmith with a mic channel expanded: from here you can switch the mic choice via the drop down menu, EQ the sound and adjust envelope parameters.

MIC SELECT, 4 BAND EQ, ATTACK / DECAY
4 BAND SOLID EQ
ATTACK / DECAY

The Hammersmith Screen 2

 

Waht Do the mics sound like

TAILOR IT TO YOUR TOUCH

All players and all MIDI keyboards are different.
Hammersmith will learn how you play your keyboard and create a custom velocity curve just for you.
Tweak it further, add some randomness, or even compress the velocity curve - it's up to you.

The Hammersmith Recording

BRITISH GROVE STUDIOS: RECORDING HAMMERSMITH

British Grove is Mark Knopfler's recording facility in Hammersmith, West London. Built in 2002 to represent the state of the art both in digital and analogue recording, there is no better studio in the UK. The recording room is large with a double height ceiling, and a very clear, pure acoustic.

The Hammersmith editions

 

User feedback..

The Hammersmith has certainly made quite an impression - we've been getting some great feedback and thought we'd share it:“Love it, have put it on a record already!”
Gary Barlow

“I’m loving this piano, so many ways to tweak it in the arrangement and mix. The real sustain sounds great. Nice job, I’m already using it this movie!”
Neil Davidge

“..there are SO many different textures you can get out of this one piano - and the lows are just plain beautiful. Simply awesome stuff that will certainly be at the forefront of my piano cues from now on.”
Scott Fritz, Strandedonaplanet.com

“It’s an amazing instrument! The tonal variations are completely unique and very versatile and the multi-sampled sustain is incredible. Uber-acoustic piano!”
Bob Derkach

“We've been searching for years for a legit sounding piano. This is it!”
@fightmannequins

“We own over a dozen piano sets - and this is the first one that plays like a piano. In short, Hammersmith kicks ass.”
@anothercultland

 

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The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europe’s largest independent customer review company.

5.0 of 5  
04.09.2015 Sprache: deutsch

Auf der Suche nach einer möglichst naturgetreuen Wiedergabe eines Konzertflügels für Übungszwecke und kleinere Live-Konzerte bin ich nach mehreren anderen Versuchen auf The Hammersmith gestoßen. Er klingt für mich einfach am natürlichsten und "rundesten", wie eine gute, "gediegene" Rundfunkstudio-Aufnahme. Ich werde ihn für klassische und romantische Musik benutzen.

5.0 of 5  
20.08.2015 Language: englisch

The Hammersmith Professional Edition is something I will use in rock mixes & it is a lovely sounding piano that offers more versatility than most because of the microphone selections available.

4.0 of 5  
12.08.2015 Language: englisch

Sometimes use The Sound is very, very impressive. Sounds very real The only problem loading to kontak player at the first, takes a long time And download product From the site took a long time (50GB).

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 Requirements

Kontakt Player & NKS LogoThis product works with the free Native Instruments Kontakt Player, the lastest Version can be downloaded through Native Access, Native Instrument’s download manager!

The minimum required Kontakt version for this product is stated in the product description.

System Requirements for the latest version:

  • macOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14 or 10.15 (latest update), i5, 4 GB RAM
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 2 GB RAM

    4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)

Supported Interfaces:

  • Mac OS X (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
  • Windows (32/64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, AAX

If you require legacy installers of Kontakt Player please refer to this Knowledge Base Article

Product activation:
An internet connection is required to authorize / activate the product.