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E-mu Systems SHORTboard 49 Performance Keyboard

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    The E-MU SHORTboard 49 is a professional 49-note USB/MIDI instrument ideal for the stage or studio. The instrument sports an all new E-MU synthesizer chip capable of 16-part multitimbral, 128-voice professional sample playback with 32-bit reverb and chorus effects and comes packed with a 64MB sound set that includes a General Midi bank and a complete range of classic keyboard sounds such as: Grand Pianos, Electric Pianos, B3s, Clavinets, and Solina-Moog-OB-Prophet-Juno-TB synthesizer leads and basses.

    Easy to setup and use

    Designed to operate as a stand alone instrument, the SHORTboard 49 can operate on USB, wall adapter, or even battery power. To use with a computer, just plug in and go! With the Kensington slot and dual headphone jacks, the SHORTboard 49 is ideal for academic and institutional settings.

    The SHORTboard 49 also has a built in wireless transmitter that, when combined with an E-MU PIPEline™ receiver and a set of batteries, enables a totally wireless playing experience! (PIPEline is E-MU's new wireless stereo transceiver system designed for musicians.)

    SHORTboard 49 features:

    E-MU 8030-based sound-engine with 128-voice polyphony

    Over 192 built in sounds featuring 64 custom E-MU classic keys programs and a full GM bank with drums

    128-voice polyphony

    16-part multitimbral synthesizer

    Reverb and Chorus effects

    User-definable split keyboard (for playing two sounds at once)

    Synthesizer controller knobs (double as MIDI controllers)

    49-note velocity sensitivity keyboard with aftertouch

    Pitch and Mod Wheels

    Data control slider

    Octave transpose buttons

    Built-in wireless E-MU PIPEline audio transmitter

    MIDI Input and Output jacks (the MIDI jacks can also function as a MIDI interface for your computer)

    Dual 1/4” headphone jacks

    Can be bus-powered via USB, DC adapter, or batteries

    Example onboard programs:
    + Grand (x2) and honkey tonk pianos
    + Rhodes, wurlis, CP-70B and DX7's
    + Oberheim, Juno, and Moog's
    + Strings, brass, and sax's
    + Full GM bank
    + 16 drum kits
    Type: Digital
    Synthesis: ROM, Subtractive
    Oscillators: 2
    Waveforms: ROM
    ROM Size: 64
    ROM Resolution: 32 bit, 44.1 kHz
    Osc Modulation: Knob
    Envelopes: 2
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Release
    Filters: 1
    Types: 24dB Slope (4-pole), Low Pass, Resonance
    LFO: 1
    LFO Parameters: Sine, Square
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 128
    Timbrality: 16
    Tuning: Standard
    Modes: Polyphonic
    Patches RAM: 1
    Patches ROM: 64
    Multipatches ROM: 128
    Storage: Internal, USB
    32 bit reverb and chorus effects
    Case: Keyboard
    Keyboard: 49 keys, Non-weighted, Plastic
    Controls: Buttons, Faders, Knobs, Mod - Wheel, Pitch -Wheel, Pedal - Sustain, Velocity
    Display Type: Numeric
    Display Count H: 3
    Display Count V: 1
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, USB, Stereo Main
    Audio Output Count: 4
    MIDI Ports: IN, OUT, USB
    General MIDI: GM - General MIDI
    DAC Bits: 16
    DAC Frequency Rate: 44.1
    Year Released: 2010
    Manuals & Documents

    Product Links
    Company Product Sites:
    [+] www.creative.com
    MSRP List Price: $399 - convert
    Retail Street Price: $350 - convert
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