updated 05:20 pm EST, Wed January 24, 2007
M-Audio at NAMM
M-Audio has unveiled new offerings at the 2007 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim. New products on the show floor include Torq Xponent, Studiophile AV 40, Studiophile AV 20, GForce Virtual String Machine, Way Out Ware KikAxxe, KeyRig 49, and more. M-Audio's Torq Xponent is designed to bring professional control to computer-based DJing, while the Studiophile AV 40 and AV 20 speakers are designed for traveling musicians. The Virtual String Machine from GForce is designed to provide expert emulations of more than a dozen vintage string synthesizers, and the KikAxxe aims to emulate several devices which include an classic ARP Axxe synthesizer, analog-style 16-step sequencer, programmable drum machine, and a tape delay effect. [updated, photos]
The M-Audio KeyRig 49 is built to turn a Mac or Windows system into a keyboard workstation, and the M-Audio Mobile Laptop Studio Bag is designed to serve as a safe means of transport for portable music gear. The company also unveiled its MicroTrack 24/96 with the MicroPack, a small carrying bag constructed from ballistic nylon designed specifically for the MicroTrack that allows users to access every function and connection without having to remove the unit from the bag.
Studiophile AV 40:
Studiophile AV 20:
GForce Virtual String Machine: