SNAMM07: Wireless MIDI Keyboards Available

CME ships the UF series master keyboards      27/07/07
SNAMM07: Wireless MIDI Keyboards Available
Top Of The Range UF60

We brought you advance news of the CME UF master keyboards from the winter NAMM show and now the company tell us that they are shipping.
The UF 50/60/70/80 range from 49 to 88 keys with semi-weighted and hammer action weighted keys and also feature the world’s first keyboard with build-in duplex wireless MIDI system and optional multifunctional expansion board. Here’s the details directly from CME:
Features:
  • The world’s first master keyboard with duplex wireless MIDI system
  • The world’s first master keyboard with multifunctional expansion board
  • Professional after-touch and breath control interface design
  • Superior classic metallic panel
Specification:
  • 49-, 61-, or 76-key semi-weighted action keyboard with aftertouch (UF50 / 60 / 70)
  • 88-key hammer-action weighted keyboard with aftertouch (UF80)
  • Built-in duplex wireless MIDI interface
  • Over 20 user template, non-volatile memories
  • Pitch bend and modulation wheels
  • 8 assignable control knobs, preset functions including Cutoff / Resonance / Attack / Release / PAN / Reverb / Chorus / Variation
  • 9 assignable control faders, preset functions including volume for 1-16 channels and master volume, and drawbar for organ sounds.
  • LED data display, control button including program, transpose, octave, channel, keyboard split.
  • 6 assignable shortcut knobs
  • 6 sequencer remote buttons, including REC, PLAY, STOP, FAST REWIND, REWIND AND RETURN TO START, etc.
  • Panel page and layer button, data adjustment knobs.
  • 1 MIDI-out port
  • Adapter port_9V_1500mA_, power switch
  • Breath controller port
  • Sustain pedal and volume pedal jacks
  • USB MIDI port, Class-compliant for Win Vista/XP and Mac OS X, Power can be supplied via USB
  • Support and tested with most professional audio/MIDI sequencers
  • U-CTRL mode
  • Optional multifunction expansion board
WIDI-XU -- Wireless MIDI Interface
  • 2.4GHz ISM working band
  • Duplex wireless MIDI data transmit (MIDI In/Out in same time)
  • Maximum 80m(262 feet) wireless transmission distance without obstacle
  • High speed (less than 3ms latency), powerful error correction with automatic notes-off and on-line detection, Low power consumption,
  • USB <--> RF transmission mode
  • Up to 64 radio channels for MIDI data transfer, with manual or automatic radio channel setting mode
  • Manual switching for one-to-multi communication (auto finding and selecting)
  • Automatic searching, manual or automatic channel setting and other system function can be controlled by the special MIDI SysEx command from USB
  • USB class compliant for Win XP/Vista and Mac OS X, supporting hot plug. No driver needed
  • Powered and upgrade program via USB
Pricing and Availability:
UF 50 (49 key) - $389.00 US MSRP
UF 60 (61 key) - $439.00 US MSRP
UF 70 (76 key) - $549.00 US MSRP
UF 80 (88 key) - $749.00 US MSRP
More information:

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