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Korg K61P 61-Key USB/MIDI


Korg K61P 61-Key USB/MIDI Controller


Korg K61P 61-Key USB/MIDI Controller


Korg's K61P is 61 key USB powered MIDI controller with great feeling-playability and a powerful sound engine with 24 high quality sounds. Nine controllers are placed intuitively on the console creating a sleek and stylish design. In addition to the full featured controller, the K61P also ships with a software version of the the massively successful M1 Music Workstation.

Korg K61P 61-Key USB/MIDI Controller Features:

* 24 sounds
* Reverb and Chorus
* Stereo outputs
* Headphone jack
* USB power
* Optional AC adapter
* 61 velocity-sensitive keys
* Pitch Bend
* Mod Wheel
* 2 assignable knobs
* 2 assignable switches
* 1 assignable slider
* X/Y / mouse input controller (Clickpoint)
* 1 assignable pedal input

Korg K61P 61-Key USB/MIDI Controller Specifications:

* Connections: Pedal, MIDI OUT, USB (type B), DC IN
* Power Supply: USB bus powered (when USB connector is used), DC 9 V (AC adapter)
* Current Consumption: USB bus power: 300 mA, AC adapter: 320 mA
* Dimensions: 982 (W) x 221 (D) x 69 (H) mm / 38.66" (W) x 8.70" (D) x 2.72" (H)
* Weight: 3.1 kg / 6.83 lbs.

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Gig Skinz GSK7T 76-Key Keyboard Bag with Wheels


Gig Skinz GSK7T 76-Key Keyboard Bag with Wheels Black


Gig Skinz GSK7T 76-Key Keyboard Bag with Wheels Black


The GSK7T 76-key keyboard bag is built with Gig Skinz' hard lined foam body and covered in a high-tech water-resistant fabric. A variety of 76-key keyboards are compatible with this bag specifically the Korg Triton. It features three convenient carrying options, industrial-grade hardware and additional storage for all of your keyboard accessories.

Gig Skinz GSK7T 76-Key Keyboard Bag with Wheels Features:

* High-tech water-resistant carbon fiber style fabric
* High-density foam body with hard lining that maintains shape and protects gear from impact
* Plush fur lined interior and pockets for added cushioning and protection
* Heavy-duty, grip-dimple bottom lining
* Molded high tech lockable rubber zipper pulls and handles
* Industrial grade thick-tooth zippers
* 5 quick access, oversized utility/pockets for cables,
* Pedals, documents and accessories
* Hefty-grade extra wide, cushioned gear straps to hold keyboard in place
* Snap-on/snap off cell phone holder
* Two inch high density foam at the bottom of bag for additional keyboard protection while using wheels

Gig-flex keyboard carrying system
* Three carrying options;
* Hideaway, adjustable hefty-grade nylon shoulder straps w/ comfort padded shoulder pad
* Molded high tech rubber top carrying handle
* Low profile blade wheels and molded rubber pull handle for advanced maneuverability

Gig Skinz GSK7T 76-Key Keyboard Bag with Wheels Specifications:

* Internal dimensions: 51" x 5" x 14.5"

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Casio LK300TV Lighted Key Keyboard


Casio LK300TV Lighted Key Keyboard


Casio LK300TV Lighted Key Keyboard


The Casio LK-300TV is a lighted key keyboard with a wide selection of tones including a stereo piano, synthesized sounds, multiple drum sets and more. Learning to play is also made easier with the Advanced 3-Step Lesson System that lets you practice at your own pace while the keyboard grades your performances.

With 61 full sized, lighted keys the LK-300TV can be connected to a TV set with the supplied video cable. The valuations of the Advanced 3-step learning system appear directly on the screen and the song text of the sing-along function run in real time on the TV screen: for your own Karaoke party. Other hits of the LK-300TV include a USB interface, SD card slot, HL sound source and general MIDI. The LK-300TV has 514 tones, 100 tunes and 120 rhythms.

With the karaoke feature, you can connect a microphone and sing along with the keyboard's built-in tunes. Other built-in tunes include 50 Song Bank tunes with Auto Accompaniment and 50 Piano Bank tunes that you can listen to or play along with the keyboard.

Casio LK300TV Lighted Key Keyboard Specifications:

* Keyboard: 61 Standard-size keys, 5 octaves (with touch response; 1, 2, off)
* Key Light System: Can be turned on and off (up to 10 keys can be lit at the same time)
* Tones: 514 (372 panel tones + 128 General MIDI tones + 14 drum sets); with layer and split
* Digital Effects: Reverb (4 types), Chorus (4 types)
* Polyphony: 32 notes maximum (16 for certain tones)

Auto Accompaniment
* Rhythm Patterns: 120
* Chords: 3 fingering methods (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, FULL RANGE CHORD)
* Rhythm Controller: START/STOP, INTRO, NORMAL/FILL-IN, VARIATION/FILL-IN, SYNCHRO/ENDING
* Accomp Volume: 0 to 127 (128 steps)
* Advanced 3-step Lesson System: 3 lessons (Step 1, 2, 3)
* Playback: Repeat play on a single tune
* Lesson Part: Left hand, right hand, both hands
* Evaluation Mode: Scoring 1, Scoring 2, Scoring 3, Phrase Practice
* Voice Fingering Guide: On/Off

Song Bank, Piano Bank
* Number of Tunes: 100 (Song Bank/Karaoke 50, Piano Bank 35)
* Controllers: PLAY/STOP, PAUSE, FF, REW, REPEAT
* User Songs: Number of Songs: Up to 10 download songs
* Capacity: Approximately 320 KB*
* *Calculated based on 1 KB = 1024 bytes

Karaoke Mode
* Number of Tunes: Song Bank/Karaoke: 50
* Controllers: PLAY/STOP, PAUSE, FF, REW, REPEAT, KEY CONTROL (25 steps, - 12 semitones to + 12 semitones)
* Metronome: On/Off
* Beat Specifications: 0, 2 to 6

Song Memory
* Number of Songs: Two (1 Lesson Recording, 1 Performance Recording)
* Recorded Data: Lesson Recording: Right-hand part, left-hand part, both-hand parts
* Performance Recording: Track 1 (chord accompaniment), Track 2 (melody)
* Recording Method: Real-time
* Memory Capacity: Approximately 5,200 notes (two songs)

Other Functions
* Tempo: Variable (226 steps, notes = 30 to 255)
* Transpose: 25 steps (-12 semitones to + 12 semitones)
* Tuning: 101 steps (A4 = approximately 440Hz +/-50Cents)

Card
* Supported Memory Cards: SD memory cards, optional Casio song data cards*
* *May not be available in some geographic areas
* Supported SD Cards: 1 GB or less (Cards with capacity greater than 1 GB are not supported)
* Maximum Number of Importable Songs: Up to 1,000
* Supported Data: SMF Format 0, CASIO Original Format CM2

Terminals
* SUSTAIN/ASSIGNABLE JACK: Standard jack (sustain, sostenuto, soft, rhythm start/stop)
* PHONES/OUTPUT Jack: Stereo standard jack
* Output Impedance: 100ohms
* Output Voltage: 4.5V (RMS) MAX
* Microphone In: Standard jack (with microphone volume knob)
* Input impedance: 3K ohms
* Input sensitivity: 10mV
* USB port: Type B
* SD CARD SLOT:
* Power Jack: 9V DC
* Power Supply: 2-way
* Batteries: 6 D-size batteries
* Battery Life: Approximately 2.5 hours continuous operation on manganese batteries
* AC Adaptor: AD-5
* Auto Power Off: Turns power off approximately 6 minutes after last key operation. Enabled under battery power only, can be disabled manually.
* Speaker Output: 2.5W + 2.5W
* Power Consumption: 9V, 7.7W
* Dimensions: 96.0 x 37.5 x 14.6cm (37 13/16 x 14 3/4 x 5 3/4 )
* Weight: Approximately 5.6kg (12.4 lbs) (without batter

Friday, December 15, 2006

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Monday, December 04, 2006

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Yamaha Portable Keyboards

Yamaha MOTIF ES8 88-Key Music Production Synthesizer

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Yamaha MOTIF ES8 88-Key Music Production Synthesizer
Price: $2,599.00
List: $3,499.00
Rating: Overall: 9.62


Unprecedented performance and expressive control.

The Yamaha MOTIF ES8 88-Key Music Production Synthesizer features a huge 175MB wave ROM, an enhanced soundset of 1,859 waveforms for the MOTIF's 1,024 voices, plus 65 drum kits. A newly designed tone generator chip offers true 128-note polyphony, and a newly developed synth engine provides new parameters and faster, more precise envelope control. An enhanced effects system includes 20 reverb types and 49 chorus/delay types, 8 types of mastering effects including multiband compression, and a 5-band master EQ.

The MOTIF ES8 houses an advanced Phrase Factory arpeggiator with realtime loop remix capability plus parameters such as Swing, Velocity, and Quantize so you can easily modify preset arps. Overall expressiveness of the instrument has been expanded with the new "Mega Voice" system, a technology that makes it possible to include all the nuances of an instrument in the sample.

Motif ES integrates seamlessly with DAWs via its USB connection to function as control surface. It also has a USB "To Device" port for connection to USB storage devices.

Yamaha MOTIF ES8 88-Key Music Production Synthesizer Features:

* 88 keys
* Largest wave ROM of any workstation keyboard (175MB)
* Enhanced soundset of 1,859 waveforms
* 1024 voices plus 65 drum kits
* 128-note polyphony
* Newly developed synth engine provides new parameters and faster, more precise envelope control
* 20 reverb types and 49 chorus/delay types
* 8 types of mastering effects including multiband compression
* 5-band master EQ
* Advanced Phrase Factory arpeggiator
* New Mega Voice system for samples that include all of the subtle nuances of an instrument

Yamaha MOTIF ES8 88-Key Music Production Synthesizer Specifications:

* Tone generator block:
* Tone Generator: AWM2 (complying with the modular synthesis plug-in system)
* Polyphony: 128 notes plus polyphony of the plug-in board (if installed)
* Multitimbral Capacity: 16 parts (internal) plus 3 or more plug-in board parts (1 for each single plug-in board; 16 for multiplug-in board), audio input parts (A/D, AIEB2, mLAN with 4 stereo parts)
* Wave: 175MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format), 1859 waveforms
* Performances: 128 User (up to 4 parts)
* Filter: 18 types
* Effect System: 20 types of reverb; 49 types of chorus; (A,B) insertion x 116 types x 8 blocks; 8 types of master effects; 5-band master equalizer; 3 bands stereo parts EQ; plug-in insertion available when the PLG100-VH has been installed into slot 1
* Expandability: 3 slots for modular synthesis plug-in boards

Voices:
* Preset - 768 normal voices + 64 drum kits
* GM - 128 normal voices + 1 drum kit
* User - 128 x 2 (Bank 1 original, Bank 2 picked up from preset) normal voice + 32 drum kits
* Plug-in Preset - PLG150-AN/DX/PF/DR/PC:64; PLG150-VL:192
* Plug-in User: 64 for each plug-in slot

Plug-in Voices:
* Preset for the PLG150-AN/DX/PF/DR/PC: 64
* Preset for the PLG150-VL: 192
* User: 64 for each plug-in slot

Sampling Block:
* Samples: Up to 1024 waveforms (multisamples); up to 128 key banks/waveform; up to 4096 key banks
* Sampling Sources: Analog input L/R; stereo output (resampling); digital/optical available when the AIEB2 has been installed; mLAN available when the mLAN16E has been installed
* A/D Conversion: 20-bit, 64x oversampling
* D/A Conversion: 24-bit, 128x oversampling
* Sampling Data Bits: 16
* Sampling Frequencies: 44.1kHz, 22.05kHz, 11.025kHz, 5.5125kHz (stereo/mono)
* Sampling frequencies of 48kHz, 44.1kHz, and 32kHz can be input digitally when the AIEB2 is installed.
* Sampling frequencies of 44.1kHz (fixed) can be input digitally when the mLAN16E is installed.
* Memory: Optionally installed, expandable to 512MB (256MB DIMM x 2 slots)
* Sample Lengths: 32MB mono, 64MB stereo

Sampling Time:
* 44.1kHz: 6 min. 20 sec.
* 22.05kHz: 12 min. 40 sec.
* 11.025kHz: 25 min. 20 sec.
* 5.0125kHz: 55 min. 40 sec. mono/stereo

Sample Formats:
* Original format
* WAV
* AIFF
* A3000/4000/5000/SU700 format (loadable only)
* AKAI S1000/S3000 format (loadable only)

Sequencer Block
* Note Capacity: Approximately 226,000 notes
* Note Resolution: 480 ppq (parts per quarter note)
* Maximum Polyphony: 124 notes
* Tracks: 16 phrase tracks in pattern mode; pattern track, tempo track, scene track in pattern chain mode; 16 sequence tracks (loop on/off can be set for each track) in song mode, tempo track, scene track
* Patterns: 64 x 16 sections; 256 maximum measures
* Phrases: 687 preset; 256 user per pattern
* Songs: 64
* Arpeggio: 1787 preset types; 256 user types
* MIDI sync, MIDI transmit/receive channel, velocity limit, and note limit can be set.
* Sequence Format: Original format; SMF format 0, 1 (format 1 load only)

Others
* Master: 128 user with 4 zones (master keyboard settings), assignable knob/slider settings, and program change table
* Software: Sequence software compatible with the remote control function
* For Windows: SQ01 V2, Cubase SX, SONAR 2.0, Multi Part Editor for MOTIF-RACK, Multi Part Editor for MOTIF ES
* For Macintosh: Logic 5.5, Digital Performance 3.1
* Controllers: Pitch bend wheel, modulation wheel, ribbon controller, 4 assignable control sliders, 4 assignable knobs, data dial
* Display: 240x64 dot graphic backlit LCD
* External Memory: SmartMedia (3.3V)
* Connectors: OUTPUT L/MONO, R (standard phone jack); ASSIGNABLE OUTPUT L, R (standard phone jack); AD INPUT L, R (standard phone jack); PHONES (standard stereo phone jack); FOOTCONTROLLER 1/ 2
* FOOTSWITCH x 2 (SUSTAIN, ASSIGNABLE); BREATH MIDI IN/OUT/THRU
* USB (TO HOST, TO DEVICE); AC INLET
* Power Consumption: 38W
* Dimensions: 57-3/8"W x 18-1/4"D x 6-5/8"H
* Weight: 62.4 lbs.

Save $700 On The Roland Fantom XA Workstation - Only $999.99!

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Save $700 On The Roland Fantom XA Workstation - Only $999.99!

If you crave Fantom power, but want a more cost-effective way to Fantomize your rig, Roland has the perfect synth for you. Meet the Fantom-Xa a 61-key multifaceted sampling workstation with an affordable price tag! The Fantom-Xa includes many of the most popular features from the top-of-the-line Fantom, including 128-voice polyphony, Skip Back Sampling, a high-resolution built-in sequencer, realtime audio time-stretching, COSM modeling effects, mastering processing, USB port, WAV/AIFF compatibility, D-Beam control, SRX expansion, and more. Four line outputs, mic/stereo line input.

Roland Fantom-Xa 61-Key Workstation Features:

* Sampling workstation with 61-note keyboard
* 128 voices
* High-resolution sequencer
* Seamless integration of audio and MIDI using ROM waves and sampling with realtime time-stretch capability
* Skip Back Sampling continuous sampling for recording, sound design, and audio rescue
* 128 new patches, plus all Fantom-S preset patches and waves onboard
* 4MB sample RAM expandable up to 516MB via DIMMs
* 3 MFX processors, plus dedicated reverb, chorus, and a mastering processor
* Expandable via an optional SRX-Series Wave Expansion Board
* USB port for MIDI and WAV/AIFF file exchange with PC or Mac
* 4 line outputs (2 stereo or 4 mono), and mic/stereo line input

High-end sampling, COSM modeling, slick USB connectivity. What are you waiting for? Order today!

Free Pro Platform Stand ($94 Value) With Yamaha Stage Pianos

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Free Pro Platform Stand ($94 Value) With Yamaha Stage Pianos

M-Audio Radium 49 - Save $100! - Only $99.99!

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Compact, versatile, powerful, and affordable!

The M-Audio Radium49 49-Key USB MIDI Controller is a quality keyboard, 16 MIDI-assignable controllers and built-in MIDI interface-and we're only talking 6 pounds. You can power Radium49 from the USB bus or batteries so that you can play, compose, record, and mix with ultimate mobility.

Perfect for applications such as realtime soft synth control, virtual mixing, drum programming, live performance, and more. The keyboard even doubles as an intuitive user interface, making control assignments a breeze.

Lends itself to a wide variety of applications that help blur the difference between stage and studio.

Leave the tedium of the mouse behind and put your hands on any 16 MIDI parameters on your soft synths in real time. Unleash the full potential of your musical tools and push your creativity to the limit. Great for live performance and easy to transport. Play grooves into your drum software in real time. Then use the 8 knobs and 8 sliders to manipulate the dynamics, feel, effects, and more. Use the 8 sliders to control your virtual faders for recording. Radium's knobs can also control pan, effects send amount, and much more. The keys have a second layer of functions, allowing you to program MIDI control information directly from the black and whites. Here's how it works:

1. Press the MIDI/select button

2. Press the note on the keyboard with label that corresponds to the parameter you wish to change

3. Use the data entry slider to select the value or enter numeric values by pressing the keys labeled with numbers

Simple and elegant!

M-Audio Radium49 49-Key USB MIDI Controller Features:

* 49 keys (+/-3-octave transposition)
* 8 assignable MIDI control knobs
* 8 MIDI-assignable sliders
* Built-in USB MIDI interface
* Dual MIDI outputs one from keyboard, one from computer
* Powered via USB bus, batteries, or AC

M-Audio Radium49 49-Key USB MIDI Controller Specifications:

* 29-1/2"W x 3-3/8"H x 9-1/4"D.
* Only 6.54 lbs.

System requirements:
* PC: Available USB port and Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, or Windows XP
* Macintosh: Native USB Port, Mac OS 9.1 or later using OMS 2.3.7 or later; OS X or later

This is the unit you need to really take advantage of your computer's sonic powers. Put it in the cart now.