E-mu Keyboards Longview TX

-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.

Mundt Music
(903) 758-8872
2312 Judson Rd
Longview, TX
 
Mundt Music Co
(903) 758-8872
2312 Judson Rd
Longview, TX
 
Action Sound
(903) 984-4262
205 Interstate 20 North Access Rd
Kilgore, TX
 
Guitar Banjo Studio
(409) 892-8628
4381 Calder Ave
Beaumont, TX
 
The Audio Dawg
(972) 759-1131
400 E Royal Ln Suite 230 Three Dallas Comm
Irving, TX
 
Mundt Music (Longview)
(903) 758-8872
2312 Judson Rd
Longview, TX
 
Tatum Music Co
(903) 758-3261
301 N High St
Longview, TX
 
Orchestra School
(903) 984-3721
711 N Longview St 0
Kilgore, TX
 
Bass Emporium
(512) 691-7445
1720 W Anderson Ln
Austin, TX
 
Guitar Center #440
(972) 960-0011
4519 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy
Farmers Branch, TX
 

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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