NAMM 2007: M-Audio Unveils Groundbreaking New Products
With everything from DJ performance systems and multimedia speakers to soft synths and accessories, M-Audio is making waves at this year’s Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, Calif. New offerings include Torq Xponent, Studiophile™ AV 40, Studiophile AV 20, GForce Virtual String Machine, Way Out Ware KikAxxe, KeyRig 49 and more. If you can’t make it to the show floor to check out these exciting new products, read on for the full story.
Torq Xponent is a cutting-edge performance system that brings professional-grade control to the world of computer-based DJing. The package includes the Torq DJ software that’s revolutionizing digital DJing and the Xponent hardware control surface that puts all that power right at your fingertips. Compatible with Mac and PC.
The Studiophile™ AV 40 and AV 20 powered speakers use proven M-Audio technology in compact systems that are perfect for small spaces or for traveling musicians. The Studiophile AV 40 speakers feature 4” polypropylene-coated drivers, 3/4” silk dome tweeters, 20-watt-per-channel internal amplifier and OptImage III wave guides for punchy lows, crisp highs and an even response. And for more mobility, the AV 20 speakers include 2” composite woofers, 1” ferrofluid-cooled Mylar dome tweeters, internal amplification and them same OptImage III technology as the AV 40s.
With 500+ presets, the Virtual String Machine from GForce delivers expert emulations of over a dozen vintage string synthesizers. Layer any two of the 60 Sample Sets and apply synthesis to each—then add master vintage phaser/ensemble effects. Mac/PC stand-alone or host operation (RTAS, VST, AU).
Built with Way Out Ware’s award-winning analog-modeling technology, the KikAxxe brings together a faithful emulation of the classic ARP Axxe synthesizer, analog-style 16-step sequencer, programmable drum machine and a tape delay effect. Modern conveniences include presets, MIDI sync and comprehensive MIDI-mapping capabilities. Compatible with RTAS, VST and AU hosts. Mac/PC.
M-Audio KeyRig 49 turns your Mac or PC into a versatile keyboard workstation. Featuring a 49-key USB MIDI keyboard and the award-winning Key Rig software (PC only), KeyRig 49 makes it easy to start composing music with a computer and music software like M-Audio’s Session, Apple’s GarageBand, Ableton’s Live Lite (included) and others.
Designed for musicians on the go, the M-Audio Mobile Laptop Studio Bag is the safe way to transport portable music gear. The bag is designed to carry full-size laptops (up to 17”), audio interfaces, MIDI controllers like the Trigger Finger and all of your cables.
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Protect your Micro Track recorder with the MicroPack. Constructed from high-quality ballistic nylon, the M-Audio MicroPack is the only all-in-one carrying solution for the MicroTrack that allows you to access every function and connection without having to remove the unit from the bag. And with a full complement of zippered pockets, the MicroPack allows you to keep all…
The compact Studiophile™ AV 40 powered reference monitors deliver the same proven M-Audio technology favored by top producers, recording engineers and musicians around the world. The combination of 4” polypropylene-coated drivers and 3/4” ferrofluid-cooled silk dome tweeters provides punchy lows, crisp highs and a balanced, uncolored response. Custom cabinets with dense wood construction deliver more accurate bass response than…