“The LONGboard 61 is a professional 61-note USB/MIDI instrument ideal for the stage or studio.
The Shortboard is of course the same with 49 Keys.
The instrument sports an all new E-MU synthesizer chip capable of 16-part multitimbral, 128-voice professional sample playback with 32-bit reverb and chorus effects and comes packed with a 64MB sound set that includes a General Midi bank and a complete range of classic keyboard sounds such as: Grand Pianos, Electric Pianos, B3s, Clavinets, and Solina-Moog-OB-Prophet-Juno-TB synthesizer leads and basses.
Easy to setup and use
Designed to operate as a stand alone instrument, the LONGboard 61 can operate on USB, wall adapter, or even battery power. To use with a computer, just plug in and go! With the Kensington slot and dual headphone jacks, the LONGboard 61 is ideal for academic and institutional settings.
The LONGboard 61 also has a built in wireless transmitter that, when combined with an E-MU PIPEline™ receiver and a set of batteries, enables a totally wireless playing experience! (PIPEline is E-MU’s new wireless stereo transceiver system designed for musicians.)
E-MU 8030-based sound-engine with 128-voice polyphony
Over 192 built in sounds featuring 64 custom E-MU classic keys presets and a full GM bank with drums
16-part multitimbral synthesizer
Reverb and Chorus effects
User-definable split keyboard (for playing two sounds at once)
Synthesizer controller knobs (double as MIDI controllers)
61-note velocity sensitivity keyboard with aftertouch
Pitch and Mod Wheels
Data control slider
Octave transpose buttons
Built-in wireless E-MU PIPEline audio transmitter
MIDI Input and Output jacks (the MIDI jacks can also function as a MIDI interface for your computer)
Dual 1/4″ headphone jacks
Can be bus-powered via USB, DC adapter, or batteries
Example onboard presets:
Grand (x2) and honkey tonk pianos
Rhodes, wurlis, CP-70B and DX7’s
Oberheim, Juno, and Moog’s
Strings, brass, and sax’sFull GM bank plus 16 drum kits”