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M-Audio / GForce Software release M-Tron Pro

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M-Audio / GForce Software M-Tron Pro

M-Audio and GForce Software have released M-Tron Pro, a virtual instrument featuring the sounds of the classic Mellotron.

The GForce M-Tron Pro virtual instrument is an incredible emulation of the classic Mellotron—the unique tape-playback keyboard used by such luminaries as The Beatles, Yes, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, The Moody Blues and Radiohead.

M-Tron Pro features

  • 200+ total tape banks (sample sets), including:
    • 45 brand-new tape banks not found in the original M-Tron.
    • 19 tape banks from M-Tron virtual instrument, re-mastered at London’s legendary Abbey Road Studios.
    • Over 40 looped tape banks.
    • Over 3.5GB of samples total.
  • 700+ patches including many created by world-class recording artists and programmers.
  • Up to 35 notes, each individually sampled.
  • Dual layer and split keyboard operation.
  • Programmable MIDI CC response via MIDI Learn.
  • Controllable via MIDI controllers such as the M-Audio Axiom and Oxygen models.
  • 29 parameters per layer including synth parameters:
    • Vintage-style ensemble and delay effects.
    • Low-pass, band-pass and high-pass resonant filter section.
    • Tape reverse.
    • Tape half speed.
  • Dynamic keyboard control, including filter aftertouch.
  • Supports standalone, RTAS and VST on Windows XP/SP2, Vista 32, Vista 64.
  • Supports standalone, RTAS, AU and VST on OSX 10.4.x, OSX 10.5.x.

M-Tron Pro is exclusively available from M-Audio and has an MSRP of $199.95 USD / €139 EUR / £109 GBP. Upgrades are available for existing M-Tron users for €59 EUR via the GForce Website.

More information: M-Audio / GForce Software

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