Scotts Valley, CA (March 7, 2005)–E-Mu has debuted its Xboard 25 and Xboard 49 Professional USB/MIDI controllers for PC and Mac operating systems, with full-size velocity-sensitive keyboards with after-touch and 16 programmable real-time controllers. Both models ship with Xboard Control editing software, and E-Mu’s Proteus X LE desktop sound module with over 1,000 sounds.
The Xboard Control software provides a desktop interface that allows the user to create custom templates for all hardware and software instruments. The Xboards also helps set discrete MIDI channels for each controller and offer a Snap Shot feature that sends multiple program changes and controller values by pressing a single button. Both Xboard models can run on USB, battery or AC power.