Scotts Valley, CA (August 21, 2006)–E-MU Systems has started shipping its new Xboard 61 USB/MIDI Controller for PC and Mac operating systems, featuring 61 premium full-size keys with aftertouch, 16 programmable real-time control knobs, 16 new patch select/program change buttons, Xboard Control editing software, and a full version of E-MU’s Proteus X Version 1.5.
E-MU Xboard 61 The Proteus X Version 1.5 Desktop Sound Module has over 3GB of sounds, including a new custom bank of E-MU’s finest performance keyboard sounds. The Xboard Control software provides an intuitive desktop interface that lets you easily create custom templates for all of your favorite hardware and software instruments.
The Xboard 61 also allows you to set discrete MIDI channels for each knob and offer unrivalled real-time control and performance features, including Snap Shot that lets you send multiple program changes and controller values by pressing a single button, and Latch Mode that enables you to define a section of the keyboard as on/off triggers–perfect for drum loops. The Xboard 61 is priced at $249.99 and now available at authorized E-MU Dealers.