Yamaha Releases The KX Series USB Keyboard Studio
A range of sophisticated USB keyboard studio’s designed to optimally compliment software-based music production and workflow. With a great feel, intimate response and choice of 4 models; from the compact 25-key KX25 up to the full-size weighted 88- key KX8, KX series gives the user a direct connection with their music.
The perfect ‘one-stop’ solution for education use, the KX range gives peace of mind of knowing that regardless of the computer platform or connectivity options, the KX will allow anyone to create and produce music on a standard USBequipped computer.
The KX series is designed to streamline the music making process. From Bus powered connection and built in arpeggiator, through to the VSTi templates and DAW transport control, the KX is constantly saving you time and effort as you go about composing and performing your music.
When using VSTi software instruments with CUBASE, you can open or close edit windows with a single button, and add instrument tracks right from the controller keyboard. Select a voice from your favourite VSTi and turn on the KX arpeggio. Hold down a chord and hear your music come alive.
The built in Phrase Factory allows you to minimise the need for complex programming when building compositions, arrangements, and backing tracks. With an astonishing range of drum, guitar, bass, keyboard and other musical phrases to choose from, inspiration is one thing you’ll no longer be short of!!
Yamaha in association with Steinberg, Sonic Reality, fxpansion, Arturia, IK Multimedia, Keyfax and more, bring you the X-Factor DVD rammed full with essential tools for music productionon the KX. From an expanded HALion One sound set featuring 1.3GB of new Acidized waves from Sonic Reality to a special Yamaha version of BFD for all your drum grooves and beats, the specially bundled DVD has something for everyone.
Extra bonus sounds and regular updates can be found at: www.xfactorVST.com
- 25, 49, 61, or 88-key keyboard with optimized touch and velocity response.
- Seamlessly play and control software or hardware tone modules via USB or MIDI.
- Four assignable knobs for real-time tone module parameter control.
- Control templates for 30 of the most popular software tone modules.
- Integrated DAW transport and track control.
- Integrated VSTi instrument window and track control.
- Built-in arpeggiator with 342 phrase types for fast, efficient production.
- Bundled with Steinberg’s advanced CUBASE AI recording and production software and X-Factor – essential tools for KX DVD.
- KX Editor application allows detailed parameter assignment and editing.
- Single-cable USB computer connection with USB bus power (MIDI connectors also provided)