[NAMM] E-MU LONGboard 61 & SHORTboard 49
E-MU® Systems has announced that its new E-MU LONGboard 61 and SHORTboard 49 keyboards are now shipping.
These completely new instruments combine great feeling 61-note or 49-note MIDI controller keyboards with a 128-voice professional sample-based instrument with 32-bit effects and a world-class 64MB sound set.
- Full-size professional keys with aftertouch. The LONGboard 61 and SHORTboard 49 are expressive performance instruments with high-quality synth-action keybeds.
- E-MU 8030-based sound-engine with 128-voice polyphony
- 64 MB Premium keyboard and General MIDI (GM) compatible sound banks
- 32-bit Reverb and Chorus effects
- Built-in PIPELine wireless transmitter
- User-deﬁnable split keyboard (for playing two sounds at once)
- Six synthesizer controller knobs (double as MIDI controllers)
- Programmable data slider MIDI controller
- Pitch and Mod Wheels
- Octave transpose buttons
- MIDI Input/Output jacks (Also functions as a computer MIDI interface)
- Dual 1/4” headphone jacks
- Can be bus-powered via USB, DC powered, or battery powered
- Kensington security slot
Prices for the LONGboard and SHORTboard are as follows:
- LONGboard $499.99 including PIPEline receiver (US only) €399.99
- SHORTboard $399.99 including PIPEline receiver (US only) €299.99