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Novation Xio USB MIDI controller Keyboard

The Novation Xio 2/4-octave Synthesizer and Audio USB MIDI Controller is the first synthesizer of its class to be both affordable and streamlined. Finally, a synthesizer that couples high quality with accessibility, synthesis has never been more easily integrated into beat sessions.

The focal point of Novation's XioSynth is a mon-timbral engine with 3 oscillators(17 waveforms), a 10-voice polyphony, 2 LFO's (32 waveforms per), 1 filter, a multi-effects board and an arpeggiator for interweaving counterpoint parts and creating driving rhythms.

The Xio has 200 onboard patches that can be easily manipulated with an optional filter distortion for an even greater array of sound. 60 of these sounds are sampled from internationally recognized artists and producers for example Roots Manuva or James Zabiela. All of these patches are readily available and instantly usable for the creation of sound synthesis in your music, simply connect the keyboard over USB and start synthesizing, recording and MIDI controlling.

Some specifications for the Novation Xio 2/4-octave Synthesizer and Audio USB MIDI Controller Keyboard:

For live or studio use, the Novation Xio is one of the most powerful and versatile instruments out there and put everything for producing and performing at your finger tips. On top of synthesizing and audio/MIDI interfacing the keyboard of the Xio is a complex control surface offering 11 buttons and knobs(doubled by a group A/B switch) and a freely assignable stick and pad. These controls are all pre-programmed in 16 Templates, the Xio will easily control many software applications fresh from the box. A free Template Editor(software application) is available online along with hybrid modes for duel control-simultaneous MIDI control and synthesizing. Finally, the Novation Xio can be powered by batteries and fully function outside the studio, disconnected from the USB port it's a portable synthesizer.

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