Overview

UVI Key Suite Electric

The essential electric keys collection

The result of over 20 years in making sample-based instruments, Key Suite Electric was designed to be your desert-island electric keyboard library. Enjoy a wealth of deeply-sampled and immaculately recorded instruments with a level of sound quality and control you'd only expect to find in a professional recording studio. With 63 instruments in 7 categories Key Suite Electric delivers an incredible selection including multiple flavors of the classics and a number of rare and previously unavailable keyboards. Combine it all with a comprehensive selection of presets, a streamlined user interface, and a pro-grade effect rack, and you have the ultimate suite of electric keys.

Exceptional instruments with real character

Each instrument in Key Suite Electric has its own unique flavor, from soft and malleable tones that bend under your fingertips to shimmering tines, and warm analog basses. Each carefully evaluated, serviced, and auditioned, Key Suite Electric delivers a premier collection of electric keys, from iconic era instruments of the studio and stage such as the Rhodes and CP-70, to the more obscure electric key instruments like the Davoli and Denon Piano. You'll find the classics you know and love and inspiring new sounds rich in character and sonic detail.

Deeply-sampled with the finest equipment

We’ve gone the distance to create the finest quality recordings and most reliable engine possible. Applying our 20+ years experience in the field you’ll hear the difference right away, from the knowledgeable choices in microphones, placement, converters and processing, to the natural response from deep multisampling and precision editing, we’ve worked hard to ensure Key Suite Electric delivers ‘that’ sound right from the start.
UVI Key Suite Electric | Pages

Professional sound at your fingertips

Great instruments and recordings are only the beginning, with Key Suite Electric we’ve created a library that delivers not only faithful sound but a fast and flexible interface for sculpting it in any way you need. We’ve even included a professional-grade effect rack with impulse response processor, multi-band EQ, digital delay, multimode modulation, and reverb so that you can get creative without the need for additional plugins. Get started with the finely crafted factory presets and easily tweak them to fit your mix, or layer them to create your own custom, hybrid instruments!

Tines

UVI Key Suite Electric | Tines
Utilizing metal tines instead of strings these instruments produce a soft sound pioneered by Harold Rhodes and made famous by soul, jazz and pop acts of the '70s.
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Italian
A very rare Davoli Pianoforti C77, built in Italy in 1972, previously unsampled
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Japanese
A mix between a Wurlitzer and a Rhodes, built by Nippon Columbia in 1962, previously unsampled
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk I 1975
A very early production model of the Mark I with a warm, signature sound
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk I 1978
Of all the Mark Is we auditioned this was our favorite, an especially brilliant sound
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk I Dark Tone
A Mark I specially customized to create a darker, somewhat veiled sound
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk I Studio
A Mark I recorded with 3 mixable sources, including DI, mic’d cabinet, and amp signals
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk II 54 Keys
A well-balanced Mark II, charming tone with a very noticeable release
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk II 73 Keys
A pristine example of the 73-key Mark II, this one with exceptional dynamics
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk II 88 Keys
An 88-key version of the Mark II, with a notably dark and beefy sound
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk III Broken
A broken but playable Mark III, still a great sound, when you need character
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk V
The redesigned Mark V, an exemplary example of one of our favorite Rhodes
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk 7
A modern reimagining of the classic, with a crisp and bright sound
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Student Gold
The first student tines electronic piano, fully restored and tuned
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Student Green
Another example of the student electronic piano, this one with a brighter tone

Analog Keys

UVI Key Suite Electric | Analog Keys
Utilizing analog synthesis to create 'piano-like' tones these instruments don't sound anything like pianos, but they include fantastic analog sounds by some of the most well-known synth brands of the time.
UVI Key Suite Electric | Analog P16
An underrated classic released in 1979, grand piano feel with a lush sound
UVI Key Suite Electric | AP-09
A small electronic piano with unexpected charm, intensively mutlisampled
UVI Key Suite Electric | AP-30
Released in 1974, it was the first of its kind to have a velocity-sensitive keyboard
UVI Key Suite Electric | CPiano 10
A full-analog electronic piano from Yamaha, in a compact form with a great sounds
UVI Key Suite Electric | CPiano 30
A large electronic piano build in 1976, featured an impressive wooden case
UVI Key Suite Electric | CPiano 35
Released after the CP30, featured a much-improved sound engine
UVI Key Suite Electric | Custom 88
One of the more obscure electronic pianos from the ‘80s, a lovely sound
UVI Key Suite Electric | InterContinental 7
An Italian rarity from Viscount built in the ‘70s, with a unique electronic circuit
UVI Key Suite Electric | RMI Keys
The American-made RMI ElectraPiano, hugely distinct and characterful sound

Electro-Acoustic

UVI Key Suite Electric | Electro-Acoustic
Not quite fitting in the previous categories, these instruments use various, unique electro-acoustic mechanisms to create a variety of different sound colors.
UVI Key Suite Electric | Cembalet
A 1950s model of the reed-based Hohner Cembalet electric piano
UVI Key Suite Electric | Cembalino
An extremely rare Italian electric harpsichord built by Farfisa in the 1960s
UVI Key Suite Electric | Claviset
The Weltmeister Claviset, a rare German reed-based electric piano made in the 1960s
UVI Key Suite Electric | Electra Piano T
A very rare stage version of the Hohner Electra Piano
UVI Key Suite Electric | Electra Piano 1
The Hohner reed-based electric piano, famously used by Led Zeppelin
UVI Key Suite Electric | Electra Piano 2
A more driven version of the Electra Piano
UVI Key Suite Electric | Planet Clav Duo
One of the rarer Hohner models, combining a Pianet and Clavinet
UVI Key Suite Electric | Planet M
The Hohner Pianet M, an electro-mechanical piano build in Germany in the 1970s
UVI Key Suite Electric | Planet N
The Hohner Pianet N, recorded with an additional acoustic mic
UVI Key Suite Electric | Sanza Keys
A reed-based UFO recorded with an additional acoustic mic

Bass

UVI Key Suite Electric | Bass
Bass-specific models utilizing various aforementioned techniques including tines and analog synthesis, these instruments were designed specifically for cutting-through the low register.
UVI Key Suite Electric | Combo Bass
A rare bass version of a German reed-baed electric piano
UVI Key Suite Electric | El Toro
An iconic foot-operated analog bass synth from the ‘70s
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Bass 1965
A tines electric piano built especially for the bass register
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Bass Custom
A bass tines electric piano with the tines set on shallow settings
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Bass Extended
An extended, 48-key version of the bass tines electric piano
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Bass Gold
A model of the bass tines electric piano with a big and round tone
UVI Key Suite Electric | EPiano Bass Salmon
A slightly edgier and driven version of the bass tines electric piano
UVI Key Suite Electric | K-Bass 1
A more obscure and eccentric bass synthesizer keyboard
UVI Key Suite Electric | K-Bass 2
The second iteration of the Hohner Bass, redesigned with additional sounds
UVI Key Suite Electric | K-Bass 3
The third iteration of the Hohner Bass with a primarily cosmetic update

Reeds

UVI Key Suite Electric | Reeds
Similar to the tine mechanism of the Rhodes, these instruments instead utilized metal reeds for a slightly different tonal color, popularized by rock acts of the '60s and '70s.
UVI Key Suite Electric | W 140B
A reed electric piano utilizing solid state circuitry for a dark but forward tone
UVI Key Suite Electric | W 145 Tubes
A reed electric piano utilizing tubes for a smooth and silky tone
UVI Key Suite Electric | W 200
The most classic of the reed electrics, with typical brightness and presence
UVI Key Suite Electric | W 200 Studio
A Studio version of the 200 model, recorded with 3 mixable sources including DI, mic’d cabinet, and amp signals
UVI Key Suite Electric | W 270 Butterfly 1
One of the last reed electrics to be produced, a rare beauty with exquisite tone
UVI Key Suite Electric | W 270 Butterfly 2
Another example of the 270, with a darker profile and beefier sound

Electric Pianos

UVI Key Suite Electric | Electric Pianos
Developed for touring musicians these pianos were outfitted with per-string piezo pickups to allow for a more compact form and easy amplification on stage. Made famous by acts like Peter Gabriel, Stevie Wonder, Keith Emerson and more.
UVI Key Suite Electric | CPiano 60M
A rare and previously unsampled upright electric, including fully-mixable DI and microphone signals
UVI Key Suite Electric | CPiano 70
The famous electric grand of the ’70s and ‘80s, including fully-mixable DI and microphone signals
UVI Key Suite Electric | CPiano 80
An 88-key model of the CPiano 70 was one of the heaviest ever produced, offers extended range
UVI Key Suite Electric | KPiano 300
The Kawai EP-308, 88-key baby grand electro-acoustic piano, similar to the CPiano 80
UVI Key Suite Electric | KPiano 600
The Kawai EP-608, 73-key baby grand electro-acoustic piano, mixable DI and amp signals
UVI Key Suite Electric | KPiano 700M
The Kawai EP-705M, 88-key electro-acoustic piano, mixable DI and amp signals
UVI Key Suite Electric | Roadmaster 64
The Helpinstill Roadmaster 64, an American-made upright electro-acoustic piano

Clavs

UVI Key Suite Electric | Clavs
Performing what guitarists know as a 'hammer-on' with a rubber damper, these instruments utilize a harp-like array of 60 steel strings and an electric pickup to create a bright sound popularized in funk, reggae, rock and soul acts of the '70s and '80s.
UVI Key Suite Electric | Clav Model C
The Hohner Clavinet C, a slimmer and more portable version released after Model I
UVI Key Suite Electric | Clav Model D6
An improved Model C, the D6 was released in 1971 and was the most popular and famously used
UVI Key Suite Electric | Clav Model E7
Following the D6 and dressed in black, we prepared it for a slightly grittier and charactered sound
UVI Key Suite Electric | Clav Model I
The original Hohner Clavinet released in 1964
UVI Key Suite Electric | Clav Model L 1
The Hohner Clavinet L1, released in 1968 for the domestic market
UVI Key Suite Electric | Clav Model L 2
A subsequent model released in the ‘70s with a very different sound character
UVI Key Suite Electric | Clav Model Viba
Modern reissue of the classic instrument, notably features an improved preamp section
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Italian
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Italian Edit
  • Key Suite Electric | FX
  • Key Suite Electric | EP Japanese
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk I 1975
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk I 1978
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk I Dark Tone
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk I Studio
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk II 54 Keys
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk II 73 Keys
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk II 88 Keys
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk III Broken
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk V
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Mk 7
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Student Gold
  • Key Suite Electric | EPiano Student Green
We’ve poured all of our experience and thousands of hours of work into developing Key Suite Electric, delivering a deep and detailed collection of electric key instruments ready to simplify your workflow and enhance and accentuate your music for years to come.

SPECS

WHAT YOU GET
Size: 14.40 GB (FLAC lossless encoding, was 62.95 GB in WAV)
Content: 63 Instruments, 53,562 Samples, 476 Presets
Sample Resolution: 44.1 kHz. Recording at 88.2 kHz
License: 3 activations per license on any combination of machines or iLok dongles
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • Runs in UVI Workstation version 3.0.5+, and Falcon version 1.6.6+
  • iLok account (free, dongle not required)
  • Internet connection for the license activation
  • Supported Operating Systems:
    - Mac OS X 10.8 to macOS 10.14 Mojave (64-bit)
    - Windows 8 to Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • 15 GB of disk space
  • Hard Drive: 7,200 rpm recommended or Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • 4GB RAM (8 GB+ highly recommended for large UVI Soundbanks)
COMPATIBILITY
Supported Formats: Audio Unit, AAX, VST, Standalone
Tested and Certified in: Digital Performer 8+, Pro Tools 11+, Logic 9+, Cubase 7+, Nuendo 6+, Ableton Live 8+, Studio One 2+, Garage Band 6+, Maschine 1+, Tracktion 4+, Vienna Ensemble Pro 5+, Reaper 4+, Sonar X3+, MainStage 3, MuLab 5.5+, FL Studio, Bitwig 1+, Reason 9.5+

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Reviews

UVI Key Suite Electric | Kenneth Crouch
"I love the feel & sound of keyboards from back in the day. What I don’t love is having to carry them around. With Key Suite Electric, I have all of the sounds I love without breaking a sweat, much less my back."
Kenneth Crouch | Songwriter, Musician & Producer
(Mariah Carey, Brian McKnight, Lenny Kravitz, Toni Braxton, Boyz II Men, Babyface)
UVI Key Suite Electric | Antonio Dixon
"Key Suite Electric is like journey through a musical time machine. The electric pianos are second to none. There’s definitely something for everyone!"
Antonio Dixon | Grammy Award Winning Producer & Songwriter
(Ariana Grande, Chris Brown, Toni Braxton, Aretha Franklin, Justin Bieber,...)
Key Suite Electric | SoundBytes Magazine
"If you love the sound of the many types of electric keyboards that have been manufactured over the years then this is a must have."
Key Suite Electric | Ask Audio
"This instrument is absolutely stunning to listen to, fun to play, and easy to get great sounds out of. Two very big thumbs up."
Key Suite Electric | Sample Library Review
"I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a set of quality electric keyboards [...] Load any patch of this library and you’ll instantly have a great, genuine sound!"
Key Suite Electric | Future Music
"For anyone who feels you can never have enough electric keyboards [...] Key Suite Electric has to be on your list."
Key Suite Electric | MusicNation
"Fantastic sound quality, good selection of instruments and well-optimised performance."
Key Suite Electric | John Mike
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User Testimonials

"I'm a huge fan of the Key Suite series, stoked to have the Electric edition a part of my library now!"erronious1, Twitter
"A nice sounding collection with some uncommon instruments!"AnotherScott, MusicPlayer
"Wow, I'm impressed! I love the dynamics."Roy M., YouTube
"An instant buy, gorgeous sound !"PR, YouTube
"I really need this. [...] Also own Falcon and a bunch of UVI synths, all great. Kudos."G., YouTube
"YES!! UVI this is awesome!"Kenyon S.
ARP 16 voice Electronic Piano, Baldwin Kustom 88, Davoli Pianoforti C77, Denon Elepian, Farifsa Cembalino, Helpinstill Roadmaster 64, Hohner Bass 1, Bass 2, Bass 3, Cembalet, Clavinet/Pianet Duo, Clavinet C, Clavinet D6, Clavinet E7, Clavinet I, Clavinet L, Electra-piano, Electra-piano T, Pianet M, Pianet N, Kawai Electric Piano 308, Electric Piano 608, Electric Piano 705M, MOOG Taurus, Rhodes Bass-1965, Bass Custom-1970, Bass Extended, Bass Gold, Bass Salmon, Green Student, Gold Student, Mk I Classic, Mk I-1975, Mk I-1978, Mk II-1981, Mk III-1982, Mk V-1984, MK 7-2007, Mk II 54-keys, w/Tone Mk I, Mk II 88-keys, RMI Electra Piano 368X, Roland EP09, EP-30, Sanzakey, Vintage Vibe Vibanet, Viscount InterContinental Piano 7, Weltmeister Claviset, Combo Bass, Wurlitzer 140B, 145, 200, W200, W270 (Butterfly Baby Grand), Yamaha CP10, CP30, CP35, CP60M, CP70 and CP80 are trademarks of their respective owners. UVI is not affiliated or endorsed by any entities listed here.
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