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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

PianoBox General MIDI Sound Module back in stock

The MidiTech PianoBox General MIDI Sound Module is back in stock! We receive a new shipment from Germany and are excited to have it back on our warehouse shelves. The PianoBox General MIDI Sound Module includes 128 realistic sounding instruments, 9 drum sets, a sound effects set and 100 drum patterns. Ideal for use with keyboards, your computer, or as a stand alone drum machine, the PianoBox provides an easy way to get realistic playback with zero latency.

The PianoBox can be connected to any MIDI keyboard. Just connect the MIDI Out from your keyboard to the MIDI IN on the PianoBox and you can easily play different instruments sounds. You can use the easily accessible top mounted control panel to select an instrument sound, adjust the reverb and control the volume. As the PianoBox is General MIDI compatible, you can even control the instrument sounds from your keyboard.

Many USB keyboards don’t include built in sounds, which means you can’t play the keyboard without starting up your computer. If you are relying on your computer for sounds for your keyboard, you will experience latency, or a delay between when you strike a key and when you hear the sound – and then the sound may not be very good! The PianoBox solves this problem! Just connect your keyboard to the PianoBox and there is no need for your computer. The PianoBox offers zero latency playback, and it sounds much better than the sounds built into your computer.

You can also connect the PianoBox to your computer using a USB MIDI Interface such as the MidiFace II Thru. The PianoBox is GM compatible, which means it will work with virtually any music software, such as Finale, Sibelius, Band in a Box, Sonar, Cubase or Pro Tools. Just connect the PianoBox and start playback – no more worries about latency, MIDI tracks getting out of sync or trying to figure out how to set up soft synths.

If you are a guitar player, you can use the Direct Input to connect your guitar, and practice songs and riffs by using the PianoBox drum patterns as a drum machine. The PianoBox includes 100 different modern styles to play along with! Select the drum pattern, adjust the tempo and start jamming!

1 comment:

  1. We've added a video overview of the PianoBox and have another 60 units coming in stock soon!