Akai Professional EWI4000s Electronic Wind Instrument

Akai Professional EWI4000s Electronic Wind Instrument

Akai Professional EWI4000s Electronic Wind Instrument

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Akai Professional EWI4000s Electronic Wind Instrument

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  • Touch Sensitive Keys
  • Wireless or Wired Operation
  • Includes Built-In Sound Module
  • Octave Roller
  • Breath, Vibrato, Glide Time, Bend
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  • 1Description
The EWI4000s from Akai Professional is an electronic wind instrument controller designed for live and studio applications. The most unique feature of the controller is that it has a built-in sound module, which allows performers to plug a wireless MIDI or audio setup into the base of the unit and move freely while they play. The EWI4000s has a combination of touch sensors and physical keys for control.

A special EVI fingering mode is available for brass players, and the unit can be played in the typical saxophone fingering mode. All vibrato, breath, bend, and glide time controls are fully-adjustable to give you the desired performance. The unit also has great connectivity options with MIDI input and output connectors, 1/4" and 1/8" outputs, and a DC power input for use with the optional power adapter. The EWI4000s can run on four AA batteries for up to eight hours so you know you won't run out of juice during a performance.
High-quality electronic wind controller
Built-in analog synthesizing sound module allows wireless playing
Integrated sensors detect lip and breath pressure for natural control of volume, pitch, and tone
Choose saxophone-style fingering or EVI mode for brass players
Touch-sensitive keys let you finger, pitch bend, and glide easily
Octave shift rollers provide an eight-octave control range
Built-in effects include delay, reverb, and chorus for customizing your sound
Runs for up to eight hours on four AA batteries. An optional wall adapter is available separately
MIDI input and output connectors let you connect to sound modules or your computer. 1/4" and 1/8" outputs let you connect headphones and other devices
Mac/Windows software allows you to store, recall, and customize internal sounds
UPC: 825213002203
In the Box
Akai Professional EWI4000s Electronic Wind Instrument
  • 4 x AA Batteries
  • Neck Strap
  • Mouthpiece Cover
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • Vyzex Editor and Librarian Software
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Type Wind-Instrument Type Controller
    Synthesis Method Analog Modeling Synthesizer
    Presets Voices: 2 (With Octave and Hold Function)
    Oscillators: 2
    Filters: 2
    Sound Capacity: 100
    Range 8 Octaves
    Effects Reverb, Delay, Chorus
    Functions Transpose, Tune, Note Hold, Octave, Program Change, Key Delay
    Keys/Sensors Note Keys: Touch Sensors
    Mouthpiece Breath: Air Pressure Level Sensor
    Lip: Pressure Level Sensor
    Bend Up/Down Plates: Touch Sensors
    Glide Plate: Touch Sensor
    Octave Shift Rollers: Touch Sensors
    Program Key: Touch Sensor Level: Key
    FX: Key
    Setup: Key
    Transpose: Key
    Octave: Key Hold: Key
    Connectors 1 x 1/4" Line Output
    1 x 3.5mm Headphone Out
    2 x MIDI Connectors (1 In, 1 Out)
    1 x DC Power Input
    Power 4 x AA Batteries (Included) or
    Power Adapter (Sold Separately)
    Dimensions (WxDxL) 2.4 x 2.7 x 26.4" (61 x 69 x 671mm)
    Weight 1.9 lbs (874g) (Without Batteries)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 30.0 x 8.0 x 6.0"

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