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Time+Space shipping ESI KeyControl 49+ and ESI U24 XL

ESI KeyControl 49+

Time+Space has announced it is now shipping the ESI KeyControl 49+ (Master MIDI controller) and ESI U24 XL (2 in 4 out portable USB interface).

KeyControl 49+ is the most cost effective MIDI keyboard for your home studio. With the 49 full-size velocity sensitive keys and the USB connection, KeyControl 49+ is the perfect master MIDI controller for computer based home studio environments.

ESI KeyControl 49+ features

  • Edit buttons for advanced programming.
  • Pitch Bend and assignable modulation wheels.
  • 2 data wheels.
  • 3 function button.
  • Sustain pedal connector.
  • Power supplied via USB.
  • For Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Mac OS X, Linux.

The ESI U24 XL continues the ESI tradition of offering extremely small and portable high quality audio devices. With the legacy of their famous Waveterminal U24 in mind, the U24 XL has been released just in time for the 10th anniversary of ESI product sales.

ESI U24 XL

With dimensions of around 10 cm x 9 cm, the U24 XL is a device that can go with you anywhere! Offering total flexibility of an external USB device and pure digital quality, coupled with true high quality 24-bit support on the 2 analog input and 2 analog output channels provided via TRS connectors, U24 XL will easily qualify as the most useful device in your studio — wherever that may be. Even better, U24 XL also provides digital S/PDIF connections in both optical and coaxial format.

ESI U24 XL features

  • 2 x analog input and 2 analog output channels (1/4″ TRS connectors).
  • One output connector usable as headphone output.
  • S/PDIF digital in and out available via optical (Toslink) and coaxial (RCA) connectors.
  • 24 Bit AD/DA converter.
  • Realtime input monitoring for incoming signals.
  • Drivers for Windows Vista/XP with ASIO support with low latency.
  • Core Audio support under Mac OS X 10.4 and higher.
  • Bundled with Steinberg Cubase LE 4.0 for PC and Mac.

The ESI KeyControl 49+ is available now for £74.99 / 98 EUR, while the ESI U24 XL costs £84.99 / 110 EUR.

Visit ESI for more information.

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