Sims Audio Announces Primus A25 MIDI / USB Keyboard Controller
Sims Audio has announced the Primus A25 MIDI / USB keyboard controller. The mini 25 keycontroller features both line and microphone level inputs so it can also function as a USB Audio interface. The A25 USB bus powered and features a direct monitoring switch for latency free monitoring. The Primus also has pitch bend/modulation wheels, eight assignable MIDI controller knobs/encoders, and five editable internal user banks.
â— 25 key MIDI keyboard controller with 16 channel MIDI I/O
â— 24 bit / 96 kHz Audio interface
â— 8 assignable MIDI controller knobs and encoders
â— Function keypads and a data wheel with 3 digit 7-segment LED display
â— 5 fully-editable internal user banks
â— 4 presets optimized for bundled demo software and 1 useful preset
â— Pitch bend and modulation wheels
â— Sustain pedal jack
â— 2 line inputs (1/4″ TS), 1 MIC input (1/4″ TRS) and 1 Hi-Z input (1/4″ TS)
â— 2 line outputs (1/4″ TS) / Headphone output with level control
â— Direct monitor switch for zero-latency monitoring
â— USB 2.0 bus powered
â— Additional 9V DC power socket
â— Supports WDM, ASIO, DirectSound and Core Audio driver with low latency
â— Native Instruments Pro53 DEMO, FM8 DEMO, B4II DEMO and Battery 3 DEMO software included
In addition, a complete bundle of software from Native Instruments including B4II, Pro53, FM8 and Battery 3 is included with the A25. This bundle allows the user to choose from a large library of different key/percussion sounds straight out of the package.
The Sims Audio Primus A25 costs $270, and will be available in the first quarter of 2008. More information on the Sims Audio Primus A25.