NEWSLETTER 100 - HI TECH AT NAMM 2013

Posted on Tue 05 February 2013 in Customer Services

Nektar Panorama P1 ControllerCheck out our latest newsletter, which rounds up all the best hi-tech news from the recent NAMM 2013 industry show...

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Get your hands on HOT new hi-tech gear!

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NEW FROM NAMM! Get your hands on the hottest new gear releases

++ | | | Here's a quick round-up of the hottest hi-tech products announced at the NAMM Show last week, some of which are already available to buy or pre-order… | | | ++

+++ | Novation Launchkeys from £99! | | | | NOVATION LAUNCHKEYS\ | | | \ | | | ["This year's show was busier than ever," says our Sales Director Andy Legg, "but Novation's Launchkeys really stood out in terms of hi-tech releases. They combine the sequencer pads from the best-selling Launchpad with a solid controller keyboard (choose 25, 49 or 61 keys) and come with a load of software including Ableton Live Lite and the Launchpad & Launchkey iPad apps. Best thing? They start at a crazy £99!"] | | | | | | | +++

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++:+ | | Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 | | FOCUSRITE SCARLETT 18i20\ | | | \ | | | ["With their colourful paintjobs and award-winning preamps, the Scarletts have changed the interface world forever," says our Hi-Tech guru, Tim Way. "The 18i20 takes the concept even further with its 18 inputs, 20 outputs, eight onboard preamps and loads of control. And it's less than 400 quid!"] | | | | | | | | +++

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+++ | Nektar Panorama P1 | | | | NEKTAR PANORAMA P1\ | | | \ | | | ["The sleek looking Panorama P1 is deeply integrated with Cubase and Reason," says our mixer man Tom Osborne, "and it sits somewhere between a digital mixer and a control surface for your DAW and plug-ins. For less than £220, it boasts nine 45mm faders, 16 control knobs, sequence buttons and transport controls. Great!"] | | | | | | | +++

++ | NEW INTERFACES\ | | \ | | [• Tascam's new US-322 and US-366 USB interfaces have onboard digital mixers\ | | \ | | • M-Audio's M-Track, M-Track Plus and M-Track Quad cover all interface bases\ | | \ | | ][• Nice to see the Roland ][Duo-Capture Mk2 (only £65!) plus the new StudioCapture (£799) ] | | | | NEW CONTROLLERS[\ | | \ | | • If you're after a compact controller keyboard, try the bright red Akai MAX25\ | | \ | | • Full-size semi-weighted keyboard more your thing? The Alesis Q88 is the one for you] | | | | NEW RECORDING GEAR\ | | \ | | • Recording on the move? Check out Tascam's DP-006 and DP-008EX PortaStudios\ | | \ | | • Treat your ears to Akai's MPC and MPC Pro headphones\ | | \ | | • 3-way monitors got more affordable with the M-Audio M3-8s (under £500 a pair)\ | | \ | | • From Presonus came the Sceptre and Eris monitors plus a 32-channel StudioLive | | | | NEW SYNTHS\ | | \ | | • So much synth goodness came out of last week's show, that we can't fit it all in here. CLICK the pictures below to see our full round-up of synth-tastic treats! | ++

++ | CLICK to see the new synths from NAMM!\ | ++

++ | join us in-store!\ | | \ | | Call into our amazing new 14,000-square-foot Bournemouth superstore to check out our [\ | | \ | | brilliant bargains], our hand-picked selection of new gear, grab a hot drink or meal in the café, book a rehearsal session and meet our dedicated expert staff. See you here! | | | | opening times\ | | \ | | SUPERSTORE: Monday to Saturday – 10am to 6pm\ | | \ | | \ | | \ | | STUDIOS: Monday to Friday – 10am to 10.30pm\ | | \ | | Saturday – 9.30am to 6pm • Sunday 2pm to 6pm | ++

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