Now available as a free download from the E-MU website, the new 64-bit drivers enable you to use the E-MU XBoard range on the 64-bit CPUs if you are running the Windows XP x64 edition. The advantages being, you can use more RAM in your machine and benefit from faster real-time calculations that digital audio processing requires.
E-MUâ€™s Xboard USB/MIDI controllers for PC and Mac offer unmatched playability, real-time control and programmability in a portable keyboard package ideal for studio and stage use. The Xboardâ„¢ 61, Xboard 49 and Xboard 25 all feature full-size velocity sensitive keyboards with aftertouch, 16 programmable real-time controllers and Xboard Control editing software. The new Xboard 61 additionally features 16 patch select/program change buttons for quick sound changes during performance and ships with E-MU's Proteus X Software Sound Module with over 3GB of sounds (Xboard 49 and Xboard 25 ship with Proteus X LE with over 1000 sounds). The Xboard Control software provides an intuitive desktop interface that lets you effortlessly create custom templates for all of your favorite hardware and software instruments. The Xboards also allow you to set discrete MIDI channels for each controller and offer unrivaled real-time control and performance features, including Snap Shot that lets you send multiple program changes and controller values by pressing a single button, and Xboard Latch Mode that enables you to define a section of the keyboard as on/off triggers perfect for drum loops. All three Xboard models are ultra-portable and can run on USB, battery, or AC power.