Alesis Vortex Wireless , 37 Keys , Not weighted , 8 pads , 3 Knobs , 1 wheels

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Product Overview If you are on the search for the power of a synth god or the style of a cosmic solo that helps you land the girl….you may have found what you are looking for with the VORTEX! There is something about keytars that gets all of us at Scan nostalgic, nerdy and EPIC. Alesis have created not only a classic controller but one that is super functional in the modern world. With wireless connectivity and
an onboard MIDI-assignable accelerometer you can take this 37 key bad boy to the future and back.

Keys and pads
With 37 velocity-sensitive keys with aftertouch and 8 velocity-sensitive drum pads the vortex is a midi controller made for the modern player. You get the complete melodic range which means you can jam on with some samples or do a solo that is sure to shake the heavens.

The vortex also has a an onboard MIDI-assignable accelerometer which means you can map any software parameter and have a blast. Glissando, pitch bends, vibrato, filter sweeps, and more can be achieved just by the way you handle the vortex. Not only is this amazing for sound design but creates an extremely unique and powerful performance tool. You also get ribbon controls, mod wheel and a LCD screen.

You know when you connect a controller with USB you kind of do that mad scientist thing and yell “FEEL THE POWER” well with the Vortex you can do that or not. Its powered by USB but they also have a neat wireless system so you can run around the stage. There are also MIDI and sustain ports.

One final thing STRAP IS INCLUDED! (for those of you who know how awesome this is you can thank Alesis)

Included Software

Ableton Live Lite
The Software of choice for many of todays top producers. From using the game changing session view to build up an arrangement or bang out a live set to using the more traditional one page arrangement view. Ableton Live lite covers the spectrum in modern Digital music creation. Use the infamous Ableton Drum, Instrument, and Effect Racks to take your productions to a new level. Make sure to check out the incredible native studio effects including EQ, compression, reverb, delay, chorus, filter and more or simply use any of your own 3rd party VST and AU instruments and effects. Ableton Live lite is the perfect kick-start or taster for those who want to see what all the Ableton live fuss is about.

AIR Music Tech Xpand!2
Xpand!2 is a workstation with over 2500 presets...just take a second 2500 PRESETS! if you need any sound its now at your fingertips. However this is more than just a preset machine it also incorporates subtractive and FM synthesis opening the door to a new universe in sound design. Xpand!2 includes two independent effect processors with fifty studio-grade effects so get ready not only will your mind Expand but your music will...2! Features • USB dongle creates a wireless connection to any Mac or PC
• 37 velocity-sensitive keys with aftertouch for compact, yet complete melodic range
• USB and traditional MIDI jacks for use with virtually any synth, sound module, or other MIDI hardware or software
• Embedded, programmable, MIDI-assignable accelerometer for performance parameter control by tilting the neck
• Thumb-controlled volume slider and pitch-bend wheel on neck
• Finger-controlled MIDI-assignable touchstrip, sustain, and octave-control buttons on neck
• Eight velocity-sensitive drum pads/sample triggers enable you to create beats or trigger clips
• Battery-powered for use with MIDI modules and hardware synths (batteries included)
• Bus-powered when connected to Mac or PC via USB (cable included)
• Large transport (Start/Stop) and patch-select controls for instant access
• Standard guitar strap pegs on neck and body (strap included)

More information can be found in the PDF below:
Data Sheet
Number Of Keys 37
Connections None
Weighted Keys No
Dimensions 56mm x 891mm x 270mm
Included Software  
USB Bus Powered No
Product Weight  
Key Size  
Transport Controls No

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