Couple playing Artiphon Chorda and Orba on Pink carpet

Musically surprise yourself

Designed for you

Artiphon instruments empower you to make music instantly, regardless of experience. By designing intuitive instruments, we eliminate the steep learning curves of traditional ones, ensuring that you can start creating music the moment you open the box.

Not your average noise makers

Our instruments are designed to grow with you as you evolve on your musical journey. Whether you're making short loops with the onboard synthesizer or connecting to your DAW, our instruments give you the confidence and success at every step of the way.

Full-on beat-makers

Instantly make music without the needs for cables or tech using the onboard synthesizer. Easily switch between the four instrument parts Drum, Bass, Chord, and Lead with the touch of a button. Each instrument mode offers unique array of sounds, fostering endless creation.

Loop and Layer

Start with a drum beat, add chords, an 808 bass line, and solo with a piano lead for the perfect beat. With Orba and Chorda's built-in looper, you can layer sounds from four instrument parts, creating complete songs.

Choose from hundreds of sounds

Experiment playing over 100 different sounds, inspired by popular genres like Hip-Hop, EDM, trap music, and even traditional instruments such as violins and horns by connecting to the companion app.

Or record your own

Create your own sounds or load existing samples, then import them into your instrument via the companion app. Witness the magic as your new sounds are immediately tuned to your chosen scale.

Full-on beat-makers

Instantly make music without the needs for cables or tech using the onboard synthesizer. Easily switch between the four instrument parts Drum, Bass, Chord, and Lead with the touch of a button. Each instrument mode offers unique array of sounds, fostering endless creation.

Loop and Layer

Start with a drum beat, add chords, an 808 bass line, and solo with a piano lead for the perfect beat. With Orba and Chorda's built-in looper, you can layer sounds from four instrument parts, creating complete songs.

Choose from hundreds of sounds

Experiment playing over 100 different sounds, inspired by popular genres like Hip-Hop, EDM, trap music, and even traditional instruments such as violins and horns by connecting to the companion app.

Or record your own

Create your own sounds or load existing samples, then import them into your instrument via the companion app. Witness the magic as your new sounds are immediately tuned to your chosen scale.

On-the-go or in the studio

Seamlessly transition from on-the-go creativity to studio mastery. With built-in speakers, a reliable battery, and a headphone jack, you can create anywhere inspiration strikes. Then effortlessly export MIDI data to transform sketches into full songs back in the studio.

Express yourself

Immerse yourself in the art of creation with the touch-sensitive pads, responding to even the gentlest touch.

Feel the music as you effortlessly modulate sounds using nine intuitive playing gestures, such as Tilt, Shake, Radiate, Bump, and more.

Smart features for those with big ideas

Stay focused on your creativity as our instruments handle the rest. With onboard quantization snapping all your notes to the beat, you'll never miss a beat. Set scales to ensure every note always sounds great, and effortlessly play entire chords with just one touch, elevating your musical creations to new heights like never before.

Fine tune the details

Further customize your instruments with ease using the companion app where you can adjust tunings, BPM, effects, and more to your liking.

With Chorda, you can elevate your playing experience with features like smart-strum, arpeggiation, multi-position playing, and on-device key and song changes, unlocking new levels of creativity and control.

Not your basic MIDI keyboard

Break free from the keys, knobs and clickity-buttons holding your creativity back. Artiphon instruments prioritize ergonomics, movement, and overall playing experience, keeping you engaged and inspired as you play.

Our Bluetooth MPE MIDI controllers seamlessly synchronize with your favorite music production apps, including Ableton Live, GarageBand, Logic, FL Studio, and more. You can even plug into USB MIDI compatible hardware synths.

Orba 2 Chorda
Price $149.99 $249.99
Synth engine
Sample engine
Import or record samples
Looper
Nine playing gestures
Multiple playing positions -
MIDI Controller
Quantize
Maximum Loop Length 128 Bars 128 Bars
Pads 12 8
Bridge for strumming -
Built-in arpeggiator -
Switch presets on-device -
Switch and save songs on-device -
Change key on-device -
Left-handed mode -

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Tech specs

What's in the box?

  • Your new instrument
  • USB Cable
  • Quickstart Guide

Dimensions

  • Chorda: 440 mm (W) x 59mm (D) x 29mm (H)
  • Orba: 3.14" (diameter) x 2" (height)

I/O

  • USB-C (USB 2.0 Class Compliant Audio/MIDI)
  • 3.5mm (1/8") TRS Analog Headphone Stereo Out

Features

  • Multi-colored LEDs
  • Chorda: 12 capacitive sense/ touch-sensitive pads
  • Orba: 8 capacitive sense/ touch-sensitive pads
  • Built-in accelerometer
  • Built-in Gyroscope
  • Embedded Haptic feedback
  • Smart-strum bridge with 6 triggers (Chorda only)
  • (A) menu button
  • Power + volume button
  • Built-in battery (up to 5 hours of battery life)
  • MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) class-compliant

Bluetooth

  • Bluetooth LE MIDI (MIDI only)
    Note: Windows 10 does not currently support Bluetooth LE MIDI

Speaker System

  • 3W built-in active speaker system

Compatibility

  • iOS 11 and newer
  • Android 9 and newer
  • macOS 10.12 and newer
  • Windows 10 (64 bit)

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