E-mu Keyboards Jonesboro AR

-mu's LONGboard 61 and SHORTboard 49 are the first E-mu hardware keyboards since the Proteus PK-6. Combining robust MIDI controller functions and great internal sounds from the best of the Proteus family is enough bang-for-buck given that these bad boys sell for real-world prices of about $400 for the 61-key version and $350 for the 49-key version. But E-mu upped the ante from there. They have aftertouch, which is pretty much unheard of in synths at this price.

All Star Music
(870) 931-5600
3707a E Highland Dr
Jonesboro, AR
 
Back Beat Music
(870) 932-7529
613 Southwest Drive
Jonesboro, AR
 
Jonesboro Music Center
(870) 336-2020
1320 Stadium Blvd Ste C
Jonesboro, AR
 
James Halbrook Band Instrument Technician
(870) 972-6737
2115 N Patrick St
Jonesboro, AR
 
Music Warehouse,inc.
(870) 536-4919
7197 Sheridan Rd Ste 102
Whitehall, AR
 
Backbeat Music
(870) 932-7529
613 Southwest Dr
Jonesboro, AR
 
Drummers' Pad
(870) 935-3786
224 South Main
Jonesboro, AR
 
Guit Down Music Emporium
(870) 268-8200
221 So Main St
Jonesboro, AR
 
Bingham Piano & Organ
(870) 933-8863
2003 E Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
Bensberg Music Store
(870) 862-6844
727 North West Ave
El Dorado, AR
 

E-mu Keyboards

E-mu's LONGboard 61 and SHORTboard 49 are the first E-mu hardware keyboards since the Proteus PK-6. Combining robust MIDI controller functions and great internal sounds from the best of the Proteus family is enough bang-for-buck given that these bad boys sell for real-world prices of about $400 for the 61-key version and $350 for the 49-key version. But E-mu upped the ante from there. They have aftertouch, which is pretty much unheard of in synths at this price.

They have a small but intelligently-chosen complement of knobs, to control filter cutoff and resonance, and envelope attack and release (or decay, depending on the patch). When you think about it, that's the stuff you reach for 90% of the time, anyway: "This pad would make a great comping sound if only it had a quicker attack," or "A little more (or less) cutoff, and this lead would be perfect." On top of that, both models transmit audio wirelessly to an E-mu PIPEline receiver you can patch into your mixer. With guitar-strap pins on the 49-key model, you've got a real wireless synth.

E-mu's Michael Lee dropped both review units off at our mothership, and editor Stephen Fortner got to try them out in these videos. If you can't see the window below, CLICK HERE to open the video separately.

 

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