Chorda

Sale price$249.99

Chorda by Artiphon is a versatile, all-in-one musical instrument that combines the features of a guitar, piano, drums, and synthesizer – making it easy for anyone to create a wide variety of music. Bring your ideas to life with touch-sensitive pads, strummable smart bridge and more gestural controls for expressive playing. Store your favorite sounds directly on Chorda and easily sync hundreds more with the Artiphon Connect companion app. Whether you are brand new to making music or a long time enthusiast, easily layer sounds, create loops and quickly share your creations with Chorda.

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Color: Black

An instrument for everyday life.

Guy sitting on a daybed playing a black Chorda and smiling

An instrument built for you.

Chorda is the all-in-one instrument that adapts to the way you play. Whether you strum it like a guitar, play it flat like a piano, or hold it over your shoulder like a violin, Chorda will adjust to your style, making it the perfect instrument for both music enthusiasts and beginners alike.

Chorda by Artiphon Blue and yellow hand

Play every part of the song.

With Chorda's built-in synthesizer, you can easily create full songs by switching between the four instrument parts (Drum, Bass, Chord, and Lead) directly on the device. Each mode has unique capabilities, with hundreds of sounds to choose from.

Person using Chorda: the perfect idea generator, bringing ideas to life.

Loop and layer.

Chorda's built-in looper lets you record and layer the four instrument parts, creating songs in seconds. Start with a drum beat, add a groovy bass line, throw in some angelic chords, and improvise a solo with a lead melody for as long as you want.

Chorda by Artiphon multiple playing positions

Adapts to the way you play.

Play Chorda like a guitar, flat like a piano, or hold it over your shoulder like a violin –– Whatever your style may be, Chorda will adjust to you.

Play every part of the song.

With Chorda's built-in synthesizer, you can easily create full songs by switching between the four instrument parts (Drum, Bass, Chord, and Lead) directly on the device. Each mode has unique capabilities, with hundreds of sounds to choose from.

Loop and layer.

Chorda's built-in looper lets you record and layer the four instrument parts, creating songs in seconds. Start with a drum beat, add a groovy bass line, throw in some angelic chords, and improvise a solo with a lead melody for as long as you want.

Adapts to the way you play.

Play Chorda like a guitar, flat like a piano, or hold it over your shoulder like a violin –– Whatever your style may be, Chorda will adjust to you.

Chorda by Artiphon Blue and yellow handPerson using Chorda: the perfect idea generator, bringing ideas to life.Chorda by Artiphon multiple playing positions

Go beyond the touchscreen.

Use Chorda as a Bluetooth MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) controller to take your production to new heights. Controlling your favorite music apps and software like Ableton, Garageband, Logic Pro, and more. You can even use MIDI to control your hardware instruments.

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Playing blue Chorda by Artiphon on bed

Smart playing modes

:Smart Playing modes give you new ways to create and record your ideas with features like smart- strum bridge, built-in arpeggiator, snap-to-grid and groove quantization, set keys that never play a wrong note, an array of customizable settings, and effects to take your musical production to new heights!

Grid demonstrating how Artiphon instruments quantization simplifies music playing

Choose from hundreds of sounds.

Access even more with the Artiphon Connect companion app. Preview and load new sounds drawing inspiration from a wide variety of genres and styles. Want a traditional instrument like violin or horns? Searching for a new synth or drum sound? The Artiphon Connect companion app makes it easy to load sounds aimed to inspire and get you creating.

Chorda by Artiphon hundreds of app sounds

Or sample your own.

Create your own sounds and instruments with audio sampling in the app. Load them into Chorda, and it automatically adjusts to your chosen scale, allowing you to craft the perfect song with your own unique sounds.

On-the-go playing.

With Chorda’s built-in speaker, onboard sounds, headphone jack, and rechargeable battery you can play anywhere creativity strikes.

Byhaze takes a stroll with Chorda in New York City

Tech Specs

What's in the box?

  • Chorda
  • USB Cable
  • Quickstart Guide

Dimensions

  • 440 mm (W) x 59mm (D) x 29mm (H)

I/O

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

Features

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

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)
Chorda Up close

Onboard speaker

About as loud as an acoustic guitar.

Bridge

For strumming and tapping.

Fingerboard

12 pressure- and velocity- sensitive pads for tapping and sliding.

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