Monday, December 31, 2007

Alesis Fusion 8HD

Alesis Fusion 8HD 88-Note Keyboard Workstation



Alesis Fusion 8HD 88-Note Keyboard Workstation



$999.00 -or- $30/mo. - Apply!

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Roland JUNO-D

Roland JUNO-D 61-Key Synthesizer



Roland JUNO-D 61-Key Synthesizer



Incredibly affordable and full-featured!

The Roland Juno D 61-Key Synthesizer is packed with hundreds of first-class sounds. You get expressive multi-effects, realtime performance controllers, and tools for groove creation and composition. The 61-note keyboard offers 64-voice polyphony and improved feel. 640 top-quality patches with split and layering capability are organized into categories for easy access. 20 rhythm sets, GM2 compatibility. 47 multi-effects. Powerful arpeggiator with 400 templates. Multi Chord memory for one-finger chord triggering; Rhythm Guide metronome. The awesome D-Beam controller offers intuitive sound control and front-panel control knobs enable instant fine-tuning. 2 tones can be assigned to each patch, and then split or layered. Mac/PC editing software included.

Roland JUNO-D 61-Key Synthesizer Specifications:

* Dimensions: 40-1/4"W x 11-1/2"D x 4-1/16"H
* Weight: 11 lbs.

Roland JUNO-D 61-Key Synthesizer Features:

* 61-key synth with velocity
* 64-voice polyphony
* 16-part multitimbral capability
* 640 tones
* 20 rhythm sets
* 47 multi-effects
* 8 choruses
* 8 reverbs
* 32MB of Wave ROM
* Phrase/arpeggiator with 400 templates
* Multi-chord memory for one-finger chord triggering
* Rhythm guide metronome with presets and variations
* 128 user memory patches
* Separate tempo track
* Stores 100 user-programmable patterns or one song
* Dimension beam controller
* Mac/PC editing software included

Sunday, December 30, 2007

Yamaha YPG-625 88-Key Weighted Portable Grand Keyboard

Yamaha YPG-625 88-Key Weighted Portable Grand Keyboard



Yamaha YPG-625 88-Key Weighted Portable Grand Keyboard



Cutting-edge technology with authentic piano feel.

The YPG-625, part of Yamaha's Portable Grand series of keyboards, boasts a total of 500 realistic instrument voices including 12 drum/SFX kits and 150 accompaniment styles. 88 weighted, graded hammer-action keys make for natural, expressive playing. A music database hold 267 song records for instantly setting the entire instrument to a specific genre.

The USB to HOST terminal provides simple computer connectivity, while the USB to DEVICE jack provides convenient memory stick storage and playing standard MIDI data. 16-part multitimbral capability for sequencer recording applications and comprehensive recording functions that allow you to craft your own songs with ease make the YPG-625 your perfect musical partner. Includes stand.

Order the Yamaha Survival Kit 88 to add a three-year extended warranty, Watch & Learn DVD, grand piano key cover, stereo headphones, bonus coupons, and a Yamaha Survival Kit DVD-ROM to your YPG-625.

Yamaha YPG-625 88-Key Weighted Portable Grand Keyboard Features:

* 88-key weighted graded hammer-action keyboard with authentic grand piano-like touch, heavier in the low end, lighter in the high, and amazingly responsive
* Authentic, super-expressive Live!, Cool!, and Sweet! voices, plus full XGlite sound
* Total of 500 realistic instrument voices (including 12 Drum/SFX kits) and 150 accompaniment styles
* USB to HOST terminal for quick and easy computer connection
* USB to DEVICE terminal for convenient memory stick storage and easily playing standard MIDI data
* Music database with 267 song records for instantly setting the entire instrument to match a desired genre
* 16-part multitimbral capability for sequencer recording applications
* Comprehensive song recording functions
* Easy Song Arranger feature and Performance Assistant technology with score and lyric information displayed
* Includes stand
$749.99 -or- $23/mo. - Apply!
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Casio CDP-100

Casio CDP-100 88-Note Weighted Hammer Action Digital Piano



Casio CDP-100 88-Note Weighted Hammer Action Digital Piano




Delivers authentic piano feel and sound.

It all starts with the sound and feel, and thanks to the carefully sampled grand piano sound and scaled hammer action, the Casio CDP100 Digital Piano gives you both. The HL Sound Source and 88-key, Naturally Scaled Hammer Action with three levels of touch sensitivity give you a realistic and satisfying piano experience in a portable, affordable digital piano. It has five sounds including stereo grand piano, 32-note polyphony, eight digital effects, five demo songs, layer and tranpose function, speaker system, MIDI I/O, plus headphone and sustain pedal jacks. Comes with sustain pedal.

Casio CDP-100 88-Note Weighted Hammer Action Digital Piano Specifications:

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Casio CDP-100 88-Note Weighted Hammer Action Digital Piano Features:

* 88 keys
* Scaled hammer-action keyboard
* 3 levels of touch sensitivity, plus off
* 5 tones including stereo piano
* HL Sound Source
* 32-note polyphony
* 8 digital effects
* Layer function
* 5 demo/songs
* Transpose function
* MIDI I/O
* Headphone and sustain pedal jacks
* Dual 6x12cm speakers
* 16W power (8W stereo)
* DC12V power supply
* 26 lbs.
* Comes with SP-3 sustain pedal



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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

CME VX-6

CME VX-6 Intelligent Keyboard MIDI Controller



CME VX-6 Intelligent Keyboard MIDI Controller



Motorized faders, USB MIDI/Audio, and lots of programming options for incredible MIDI and software control!

The CME VX-6 is an intelligent keyboard-style MIDI controller with 61 velocity-sensitive keys with aftertouch plus motorized faders and a dedicated transport section. Together with the plentiful programmable controls, automation, setup memory, and the U-CTRL software control capabilities, it makes the VX-6 a controller that meets the demands of the 21st century musician or producer. USB MIDI and audio allows the VX to interface directly with your PC's music software with no additional hardware. The U-CTRL function adheres to the popular Mackie Control template, allowing you to easily interface with virtually any feature your DAW or sequencer software without taking your hands off of the VX. It's multi-function expansion slot gives you many options for expansion, including a sound module with sample function, analog synthesizer module, firewire audio interface module, digital mixing console module and more.

CME VX-6 Intelligent Keyboard MIDI Controller Features:

* Built-in 32bit CPU
* Intelligent keyboard built-in USB Audio and MIDI, multi-function expansion
* 61 key semi-weighted keyboard
* Initial and after touch, velocity sensitive
* PadStyle' MIDI songs and styles help you to play live music easily
* Interactant mode to improve skill of your performance
* Multi-scale of the key to fit more kinds of ethnic music
* U-CTRL function makes you work with music software perfectly
* 12 x programmable trigger pads, velocity sensitive
* 8 x knob controllers (potentiometer)
* 9 x knob controllers (endless encoder)
* 9 x 60mm motor fader controllers
* 1 x ribbon controller
* 1 x pitch bend and modulation wheel
* 27 x function and number buttons
* 6 x SEQ transport buttons
* All controllers are programmable
* 1 x endless encoder for data entry
* Music software control templates with user bank memories
* 2 x 16 characters LCD display
* Firmware upgradeable via USB
* Multi-function expansion slot
* 4 x MIDI OUT, 1 x MIDI IN to supply real master keyboard function
* 2 x universal pedal connectors, full compatible with switch and expression pedal
* 1 x breath controller connector, full compatible with YAMAHA BC3
* 2 x Mic/Line input with gain knob, 1/4" phone jack
* 2 x Line output, 1/4" phone jack
* 2 x headphone outputs with volume knob, 1/4" phone jack
* USB Audio and MIDI, class-compliant with Windows XP and Mac OS X
* USB Hub, USB bus-powered

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CME VX-5 Intelligent Keyboard MIDI Controller

CME VX-5 Intelligent Keyboard MIDI Controller



CME VX-5 Intelligent Keyboard MIDI Controller



Motorized faders, USB MIDI/Audio, and lots of programming options for incredible MIDI and software control!

The CME VX-5 is an intelligent keyboard-style MIDI controller with 49 velocity-sensitive keys with aftertouch plus motorized faders and a dedicated transport section. Together with the plentiful programmable controls, automation, setup memory, and the U-CTRL software control capabilities, it makes the VX-5 a controller that meets the demands of the 21st century musician or producer. The USB MIDI and audio port allows the VX to interface directly with your PC's music software with no additional hardware. CME's U-CTRL adheres to the popular Mackie Control template, allowing you to easily interface with virtually any feature your DAW or sequencer software without taking your hands off of the VX. Its multifunction expansion slot gives you many options for expansion, including a sound module with sample function, analog synthesizer module, FireWire audio interface module, digital mixing console module, and more.

CME VX-5 Intelligent Keyboard MIDI Controller Features:

* Built-in 32bit CPU
* Intelligent keyboard built-in USB Audio and MIDI, multi-function expansion
* 49 key semi-weighted keyboard
* Initial and after touch, velocity sensitive
* PadStyle' MIDI songs and styles help you to play live music easily
* Interactant mode to improve skill of your performance
* Multi-scale of the key to fit more kinds of ethnic music
* U-CTRL function makes you work with music software perfectly
* 12 x programmable trigger pads, velocity sensitive
* 8 x knob controllers (potentiometer)
* 9 x knob controllers (endless encoder)
* 9 x 60mm motor fader controllers
* 1 x ribbon controller
* 1 x pitch bend and modulation wheel
* 27 x function and number buttons
* 6 x SEQ transport buttons
* All controllers are programmable
* 1 x endless encoder for data entry
* Music software control templates with user bank memories
* 2 x 16 characters LCD display
* Firmware upgradeable via USB
* Multi-function expansion slot
* 4 x MIDI OUT, 1 x MIDI IN to supply real master keyboard function
* 2 x universal pedal connectors, full compatible with switch and expression pedal
* 1 x breath controller connector, full compatible with YAMAHA BC3
* 2 x Mic/Line input with gain knob, 1/4" phone jack
* 2 x Line output, 1/4" phone jack
* 2 x headphone outputs with volume knob, 1/4" phone jack
* USB Audio and MIDI, class-compliant with Windows XP and Mac OS X
* USB Hub, USB bus-powered

M-Audio KeyRig 25

M-Audio KeyRig 25 MIDI Controller



M-Audio KeyRig 25 MIDI Controller




Let the M-Audio KeyRig 25 MIDI Controller turn your Mac or PC into a mobile keyboard workstation. As the name suggests, this M-Audio USB MIDI keyboard has 25 keys to use for composing computer-based music whenever and whenever you want. Just plug it in and play. It comes bundled with award-winning Key Rig software for the PC, which features four sound modules, each with their own individual effects: SP-Stage Piano (grand pianos, Wurlitzers, classic electric pianos, FM, more), MS-2 Polyphonic Synthesizer (call up and edit synth sounds), MB-3 Tone Wheel Organ (a Hammond sound emulator, complete with rotary speaker), and the GM-4 General MIDI Module (for sequencing the rest of your backing tracks). A master MIDI/Mixer allows you to route, split, layer, mix, or add common effects to these four modules. When your ready to compose, the keyboard is compatible with several music-creation programs, including Pro Tools M-Powered, and Ableton Live Lite (included). Mac user's don't feel left out. The KeyRig 25 works wonderfully with GarageBand's virtual instrument collection as well.

M-Audio KeyRig 25 MIDI Controller Specifications:

* Dimensions: 20"L x 19.1"W x 19.9"H
* Weight: 42.5 lbs.

System Requirements for keyboard
* PC: Windows XP (SP 2) Pentium 3 800 MHz or higher 256 MB RAM, DirectX 9.0b or higher
* Windows Vista (32-bit) 1 GHz Intel or AMD processor, 512 MB RAM
* One native USB port
* Mac: Mac G3 800/G4 733 MHz or higher (CPU may be higher for laptops), OS X 10.2.8 w/256 MB RAM, OS 10.3.4 or greater with 512 MB RAM
* One native USB port

Key Rig software
* Pentium III 500 MHz or AMD7 (P4 / Athlon 1 GHz or faster recommended), 256 MB RAM, 600 MB free hard disk space Windows XP, VST 2.0 compatible host software, CD-ROM drive for installation, Internet connection (on any computer) for software activation, ASIO-compatible soundcard for standalone operation

M-Audio KeyRig 25 MIDI Controller Features:

* Ultra-slim 25-note synth action keyboard
* 8 assignable knobs and buttons
* Built-in 16 channel MIDI interface
* Modulation and pitch bend controls
* Assignable volume slider
* Sustain pedal input
* Includes Key Rig modulation software which can be standalone or used with a sequencer Ableton Live Lite music creation software.
* Works with Garageland

Compatibility
* MME
* Mac OS X Core MIDI

Yamaha PSR-S900

Yamaha PSR-S900 Arranger Workstation Keyboard



Yamaha PSR-S900 Arranger Workstation Keyboard



Fuel your music with powerful sounds and computer recording in a portable keyboard!

The Yamaha PSR-S900 is an arranger workstation that has MegaVoice and Super Articulation technology that deliver sonically realistic sounds. The PSR-S900 gives you over 800 voices and drum kits. 61 full-size keys with touch response gives this Yamaha keyboard great feel while the large, color backlit LCD screen makes it easy to navigate. The arranger's USB port provides a computer audio interface and external storage capabilities. You also get a LAN port for Internet connection, microphone input, three-part vocal harmony function, video out for live performance or karaoke, as well as pitch bend and modulation wheels for more expressive playing. You can also choose optional onboard hard drive recording at CD quality.

Yamaha PSR-S900 Arranger Workstation Keyboard Specifications:

* Keyboard: 61 full-size with Touch Response
* Display: color LCD, 320x240
* Voices & Comp.: 891 GM2/XG/GS Compatible
* Dual/Split: Yes-L1, R1, R2
* Polyphony: 128 notes
* One Touch/Reg.: 4 per style/8 pads x unlimited
* Music Database: 1550 pre-set (up to 2500)
* Y.E.S./Lessons
* Styles: 281 Pro + 24 Session + User
* Style Sections: 3 Intro/Endings + A-D + Fill x 4
* Sequencer: 16-track/SmartMedia/35000 Notes
* Broadband: LAN port
* MIDI: In/Out + USB Slave
* Storage Device: USB device, 1.4MB flash
* Effects: 34Rev/29Chor/191 + 106 x 3 DSP
* Harmony: 17 types
* Multi Pads: 4 x 95 Banks + User
* In/Out Jacks: Phones, FS x 2, L/R Out+Fixed, MIC
* Speakers: 12x2 cm/4x2 cm (dome)
* Amplifier: 12W + 12W
* Power Supply: PA-300
* Accessories: Manual, M. Rest, Data Disk
* Dimensions: 39.5" x 17.1" x 5.92"
* Weight: 25.5 lbs.

Yamaha PSR-S900 Arranger Workstation Keyboard Features:

* 23 Super Articulation Voices
* 15 MegaVoices
* USB audio recording
* 392 Voices + 19 Drum + 480 XG + 265 GM2 + 235 GS
* 22 Sweet!, 26 Cool!, and 20 Live! Special Voices
* LAN Port for Internet Direct Connect
* 3 part Vocal Harmony & video out for live performance or Karaoke
* Color LCD Screen displays lyrics, notation, chords and Text View
* Pitch Bend and Modulation Wheels for more expressive playing
* Optional hard drive recording at CD quality
* Organ Flutes Voice: 9 Virtual Drawbars use Modeling Technology

Sunday, December 23, 2007

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Friday, December 21, 2007

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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

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Monday, December 17, 2007

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Sunday, December 16, 2007

Casio CDP-100

Casio CDP-100 88-Note Weighted Hammer Action Digital Piano



Casio CDP-100 88-Note Weighted Hammer Action Digital Piano



Delivers authentic piano feel and sound.

It all starts with the sound and feel, and thanks to the carefully sampled grand piano sound and scaled hammer action, the Casio CDP100 Digital Piano gives you both. The HL Sound Source and 88-key, Naturally Scaled Hammer Action with three levels of touch sensitivity give you a realistic and satisfying piano experience in a portable, affordable digital piano. It has five sounds including stereo grand piano, 32-note polyphony, eight digital effects, five demo songs, layer and tranpose function, speaker system, MIDI I/O, plus headphone and sustain pedal jacks. Comes with sustain pedal.

Casio CDP-100 88-Note Weighted Hammer Action Digital Piano Specifications:

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Casio CDP-100 88-Note Weighted Hammer Action Digital Piano Features:

* 88 keys
* Scaled hammer-action keyboard
* 3 levels of touch sensitivity, plus off
* 5 tones including stereo piano
* HL Sound Source
* 32-note polyphony
* 8 digital effects
* Layer function
* 5 demo/songs
* Transpose function
* MIDI I/O
* Headphone and sustain pedal jacks
* Dual 6x12cm speakers
* 16W power (8W stereo)
* DC12V power supply
* 26 lbs.
* Comes with SP-3 sustain pedal

Yamaha YPG-625

Yamaha YPG-625 88-Key Weighted Portable Grand Keyboard



Yamaha YPG-625 88-Key Weighted Portable Grand Keyboard



Cutting-edge technology with authentic piano feel.

The YPG-625, part of Yamaha's Portable Grand series of keyboards, boasts a total of 500 realistic instrument voices including 12 drum/SFX kits and 150 accompaniment styles. 88 weighted, graded hammer-action keys make for natural, expressive playing. A music database hold 267 song records for instantly setting the entire instrument to a specific genre.

The USB to HOST terminal provides simple computer connectivity, while the USB to DEVICE jack provides convenient memory stick storage and playing standard MIDI data. 16-part multitimbral capability for sequencer recording applications and comprehensive recording functions that allow you to craft your own songs with ease make the YPG-625 your perfect musical partner. Includes stand.

Order the Yamaha Survival Kit 88 to add a three-year extended warranty, Watch & Learn DVD, grand piano key cover, stereo headphones, bonus coupons, and a Yamaha Survival Kit DVD-ROM to your YPG-625.

Yamaha YPG-625 88-Key Weighted Portable Grand Keyboard Features:

* 88-key weighted graded hammer-action keyboard with authentic grand piano-like touch, heavier in the low end, lighter in the high, and amazingly responsive
* Authentic, super-expressive Live!, Cool!, and Sweet! voices, plus full XGlite sound
* Total of 500 realistic instrument voices (including 12 Drum/SFX kits) and 150 accompaniment styles
* USB to HOST terminal for quick and easy computer connection
* USB to DEVICE terminal for convenient memory stick storage and easily playing standard MIDI data
* Music database with 267 song records for instantly setting the entire instrument to match a desired genre
* 16-part multitimbral capability for sequencer recording applications
* Comprehensive song recording functions
* Easy Song Arranger feature and Performance Assistant technology with score and lyric information displayed
* Includes stand

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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

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Saturday, November 17, 2007

Gem PS1600 Ensemble Digital Console Piano

Gem PS1600 Ensemble Digital Console Piano Rosewood



Gem PS1600 Ensemble Digital Console Piano Rosewood



The GEM PS1600 is a sophisticated yet easy to use digital piano. It has up to 178 voices, 100 styles (96 orchestral + 4 Piano styles), 5 demos, 92 albums and 50 songs. The PS1600 piano features a total of 178 high quality voices, including a stunning Grand Piano, a multi-functional LCD which can display the music staff, along with other powerful features. The PS1600 features a floppy disk drive that allows you to play standard midi files (format 0, format 1), and saves midi files from recorded data. The elegant design makes this GEM piano a joy to own and play!

Italy, the birthplace of the piano is renowned for its design and style and the PS1600 Ensemble Piano from GEM is no exception. Presented in an elegant High Gloss finish with sliding key cover the PS1600 will look at home in any d‚cor. The 88 note fully weighted hammer action with three touch settings provides total expressive control over the exceptional Grand Piano tone, as well as the many other orchestral voices.

General Music's team of sound engineers have drawn from their fast expertise in digital piano design and compiled a library of orchestral & percussion sounds including guitars, brass, string, organ and woodwinds that will impress even the most professional musician with their authenticity and detail. Various performance modes are also provided to satisfy accomplished musicians and to enhance the result for hobby players: "Full" (the sound is extended across the entire keyboard), "Layer" (two sounds together); "Dual" (two sounds on the right side and one on the left). The internal effects processor provides different digital Reverbs and Chorus effects, which may be added as you desire to enhance the overall sound. The auto accompaniment section provides an exciting and instant way to accompany your musical performances.

The built in library comprising of 100 musical styles, each with an individual Intro, End and a Variation were drawn from our acclaimed top of the line Genesys Ensemble. Five tracks (Drums, Bass, Acc.1, Acc.2, Acc.3) with styles representing almost every genre of music, will provide a musically advance accompaniment from either a chord or single finger played in the bass register. 384 One Touch Settings provides an instant performance registration. 64-note polyphony and 16 parts multi-timber along with General MIDI compatibly allows you to play back via the built in floppy drive vast variety of MIDI files (songs) available commercially. Your own personal recordings may also be saved from the instrument and stored on a standard floppy disk. Direct from disk access is also provided for fast playback of MIDI files. The control panel was designed for easy and fast access to all the performance features. The large backlit display provides a clear visual guide to the instrument's advanced features and editing functions. For educational benefits, the Melody and Bass notation is also visually displayed in real time.

With the GEM PS1600 digital piano you will impress everyone with your performances from day one. Easy to use, affordable and musically exciting the PS1600 is an instrument that will provide many years of musical education and enjoyment.

Gem PS1600 Ensemble Digital Console Piano Specifications:

* Keyboard: 88 keys with hammer action
* Polyphony: 64 notes max.
* Sounds: 178 sound GM compatibles
* Performances: 32 memories, 92 albums
* One Touch Setting: 384 (4 x style)
* Operating Mode: layer/split
* Digital Effects: 8 reverb, 8 chorus
* Controls Power: on/off, volume, styles selection pad, function, back/next, tempo +/-, portamento/modulation, split/low voice, mixer, sustain, demo, dual, voice, album/song/style, dial, yes+/no-, bank, store, piano, metronome, disk, save utility, M1/M6, voices selection pad
* Display: multifunction LCD display (neon backlit), with music notation & keyboard guide
* Styles: 100 (96 orchestral + 4 piano style)
* Styles Controls: start/stop, sync, fill in A, fill in B, intro/ending, O.T.S. (one touch settings), A.B.C./Melody off
* Sequencer: 1 song, 5 tracks (1 accomp. 4 melody), realtime recording, record, play/stop, accomp/clear,
* melody 1/4
* Song Library: 50 Songs + 5 Demo
* Floppy Disk: Midifile player, internal data saving
* MIDI MIDI In/Out
* Connections: MIDI In/Out, pedals, L/R aux out, headphones
* Extra Info: cabinet with sliding cover, finishing: black hi gloss, rosewood, piano bench included
* Amplification: 25W + 25W
* Dimensions (l x h x d): 54 X 20 X 32 , 1.380 X 520 X 830 mm.
* Weight: 154 lbs, 70 kg.

Gem PS1600 Ensemble Digital Console Piano Features:

* 88-Note weighted keyboard performance action - 3 levels of touch
* Multi-functional LCD which can display music notes
* Use the +/- buttons or the DIAL to select voice, style or song
* Function feature that include transpose, tune, octave, split point, pedal select, touch, DSP, MIDI, etc.
* 178 high quality voices, including 128 GM Voices
* 100 auto accompaniment styles (96 orchestral + 4 Piano styles)
* 5 demo songs
* 50 songs that also offer the "melody off" feature
* 92 albums that provide easy classic listening music
* 8 banks with 6 memories each
* Both Single finger and fingered auto chord options
* Recorder with 5 tracks-1 accomp track and 4 melody tracks
* Pitch bend wheel with 12 level pitch bend sensitivity
* Portamento and Modulation, 4 level portamento sensitivity
* Mixer function including the volume adjustment of Voice R1, Voice R2, Voice L, Drum, Bass, Chord1, Chord2, Chord3, Accomp
* Pedal selection function including sustain, soft, accomp start, tempo tap, and memory select.
* DSP function with editable Reverb type and level, Chorus type and its level.
* MIDI IN and MIDI OUT function
* Dual, Lower voice, Sustain, Piano, O.T.S. (One Touch Setting) etc.
* Floppy disk drive allows you to play standard midi files (format 0/1), and save in midi files format

Friday, November 16, 2007

Musician's Friend Holiday Gift Guide


Musician's Friend Holiday Gift Guide


Happy Holidays and welcome to our Gift Center. You’ll find hundreds of great ideas for every musician on your list. Our gift selection is conveniently organized by categories to help you browse smart. You and your gift recipients can also use our Wish List to tell everyone what you want. And our gift certificates–both paper and electronic–are always a sure bet!


Yamaha EZ-200 Portable Keyboard
The EZ-200 digital keyboard has 61 piano-size keys with guide lamps built into each key that use the Yamaha Education Suite interactive teaching...
Price: $249.99 Item Ships Free!
List Price: $299.99

Casio CTK-720 61-Key Portable Keyboard
Casio's CTK-720 61-Key Portable Keyboard was designed for beginners and intermediate musicians. It features include 61 full-size keys, 32-note...
Price: $99.00
List Price: $149.95


Casio LK-94TV 61-Key Lighted Portable Keyboard
The Casio LK-94TV 61-Key Lighted Portable Keyboard features 61 lighted keys, 3-Step Lesson System, and voice fingering guide to help novices learn to...
Price: $199.99 Item Ships Free!
List Price: $299.95
Rating: Overall: 10.00


Suzuki SP-67 61-Key Portable Keyboard
The Suzuki SP-67 keyboard is a fine student instrument with an expressive semi-weighted keyboard that's aftertouch sensitive and has incredibly...
Price: $299.99 Item Ships Free!
List Price: $398.00

Thursday, November 15, 2007

New Products

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* Roland SP-555 Creative Sampler Workstation - Great New Features!
* Vienna Instruments Special Keyboards - 8GB Worth Of Samples!
* Kurzweil SP2X 88-Key Stage Piano

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

GuitarCenter Coupon Code


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Start Date: 11/13/2007
End Date: 11/27/2007

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Now at Musician's Friend!


Now at Musician's Friend!


Alesis Fusion 8HD 88-Note Keyboard Workstation
Price: $999.00
List: $2,999.00

Yamaha P-140 Contemporary Digital Piano
Price: $999.99
List: $1,499.00

Friday, November 09, 2007

Musician's Friend Coupon

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Start Date: 11/09/2007
End Date: 12/31/2007

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Free Shipping on Orders $49 & Up Ends 11/8! Save Up to $150 On Your Next Order


Free shipping on most orders over $29


ComeBack Cash!
Order today and we’ll pay you to come back for your next order! For a limited time, when you place your online order of $100 or more you’ll get a ComeBack Cash coupon worth up to $150 toward your next order.

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$100-$299.99 $10
$300-$499.99 $35
$500-$999.99 $65
$1000 or more $150

* Valid on new orders placed online from 10-30-2007 through 11-6-2007.
* Your ComeBack Cash Coupon will be issued via email on 11-13-07 (valid email address required when you order).


Free shipping on most orders over $29