Coolest Pre-Show NAMM 2016 Gear

Slideshow of our favorite pre-show announcements ahead of the 2016 NAMM Show.
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Before everything gets lost in the flurry of NAMM 2016, several judicious companies have teased their NAMM Show announcements early, maybe to get a jump on the excitement of gear mania. Here are our favorites so far, with links to more info.
And to see all of the dozens of products we felt deserved special shout-outs at the show this year, click through to all of our associated Edtior's Picks lists for the hands-down best gear of the show:

Electronic Musician's Pre-show Editor's Picks
Electronic Musician’s Day 1 Editors’ Picks
Electronic Musician’s Day 2 Editors’ Picks

Keyboard’s Day 1 Editors’ Picks
Keyboard's Day 2 Editors' Picks
Keyboard's NAMM Show Wrap-up Editor's Picks