Arturia Announces Origin Keyboard

At Musikmesse 2007, Arturia announced its new Origin Keyboard.
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At Musikmesse 2007, Arturia announced its new Origin Keyboard, the keyboard version of Arturia's Origin hardware synthesizer. It features a ribbon controller; 61 Velocity- and Aftertouch-sensitive keys; a joystick; 2 audio inputs, 10 audio outputs, a S/PDIF output, MIDI I/O, and USB 2.0; a 16/32 step sequencer; and 24-bit, 96 kHz support.

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You can use template patches, or you can create your own by combining various modules with those extracted from the Minimoog, the CS-80, the ARP 2600, the Moog Modular, and the Prophet VS. The keyboard also includes up to 32 voices of polyphony for each patch; more than 500 presets; and a bunch of effects, including Phaser, Chorus, Delay, FX Reverb, Distortion, and Param EQ, to name a few.

The keyboard is accessible as a plug-in within the main sequencer programs, and all sounds can be edited on the keyboard and through the Origin software application. Arturia expects to release the Origin Keyboard in December, 2007.

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