Product News for September 21, 2006

Product News From Electronic Musician for September 21, 2006 features out of beta, Casio keyboards, Line 6 Floor Pod, Soundcraft MPM Seriesmixers, Steinberg Cubase 4, Cubase Studio 4, more
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Updated on has announced its launch out of beta. The online marketplace, which lets you buy or sell your digital content, offers more than 80,000 downloadable digital products, including software, games, e-books, royalty-free music, legal forms, and video.

Casio has added the WK-3300 ($349.99) and the CTK-900 ($229.99) to its performance series of keyboards. The new models feature an SD card slot and USB capability, as well as an SMF player, a ZPI sound source, and the Internet Data Expansion System for downloading new sounds and settings.

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Line 6 is shipping Floor Pod ($279.99), a multi-effect floor processor with a built-in foot controller. Floor Pod has 7 adjustable effects, 64 presets, 3 footswitches to select presets and turn effects on or off, and a CD/MP3/iPod jack.

Soundcraft has announced the MPM Series mixers. The MPM12/2 ($689) has 12 mono inputs and 2 stereo input strips, and the MPM20/2 ($969) has 20 mono inputs with 2 stereo input strips. Both MPMs have three auxilliary busses, XLR connectors, and RCA phono connectors.

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Steinberg has announced Cubase 4 (Mac/Win; $999) and Cubase Studio 4 (Mac/Win; $499). MORE.

The latest Special Report, sponsored by Primera, offers mastering tips for the personal studio. Read about it here.