E-MU LONGboard 61 and SHORTboard 49 Performance Keyboards Aurora CO
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E-MU LONGboard 61 and SHORTboard 49 Performance Keyboards
E-MU® Systems has announced that its new E-MU LONGboard 61 and SHORTboard 49 keyboards are now shipping. These completely newinstruments combine great feeling 61-note or 49-note MIDI controllerkeyboards with a 128-voice professional sample-based instrument with32-bit effects and a world-class 64MB sound set.
"We're very excited about the release of these high-performancekeyboards," said Michael Lee, E-MU Systems Marketing Manager. "The keybeds feel great and the sound set is really outstanding, containing allthe essential instruments a working keyboard player needs."
Both instruments feature a 64MB sound set containing a completerange of classic keyboard instruments such as: Grand Pianos, ElectricPianos, B3s, Clavinets, Solina-Moog-OB-Prophet-Juno-TB synthesizerleads and basses, as well a General MIDI sound set. Sounds can bemodified during performance using six controller knobs, pitch and modwheels, controller pedal, footswitch and the octave transpose buttons.
The LONGboard and SHORTboard are based on the new E-MU 8030platform, which performs super high-quality pitch interpolation for 128voices, as well as generating 256 envelope generators, 128 LFOs, 128low-pass filters (12dB/octave with resonance), 128 DCAs and 32-biteffects processing. "The advanced technology contained in this keyboardis astounding," said E-mu marketing manager Michael Lee. "Because of the 8030 chip, we're ableto offer a truly professional keyboard at an unbelievable price point."
PIPEline wireless audio transmission is also included, and underbattery power, allows completely cordless operation up to 49 feet away.PIPEline is E-MU's new wireless stereo transceiver system designed formusicians.
- Full-size professional keys with aftertouch. The LONGboard 61 andSHORTboard 49 are expressive performance instruments with high-qualitysynth-action keybeds.
- E-MU 8030-based sound-engine with 128-voice polyphony
- 64 MB Premium keyboard and General MIDI (GM) compatible sound banks
- 32-bit Reverb and Chorus effects
- Built-in PIPELine wireless transmitter
- User-definable split keyboard (for playing two sounds at once)
- Six synthesizer controller knobs (double as MIDI controllers)
- Programmable data slider MIDI controller
- Pitch and Mod Wheels
- Octave transpose buttons
- MIDI Input/Output jacks (Also functions as a computer MIDI interface)
- Dual 1/4" headphone jacks
- Can be bus-powered via USB, DC powered, or battery powered
- Kensington security slot
Prices for the LONGboard and SHORTboard are as follows:
|LONGboard...................||$499.99 including PIPEline receiver (US only)|
|SHORTboard................||$399.99 including PIPEline receiver (US only)|