AKAI EWI USB Electronic Wind Instrument
While EWI USB is easy and fun to use, its also powerful, flexible,and most importantly reliable enough for use on stage and in the studio by professional musicians. Its USB interface means that all you need is any Mac or PC and the included custom EWI USB software,and youre ready to practice, perform, create,and record with a full collection of wind instrument sounds.
EWI USB offers multiple fingering modes including sax, traditional EWI,recorder,and EVI,so whether youre just starting out as a woodwind student or an old pro wind player, youll find EWI USB easy to play. EWI USB is designed for you to spend your time playing music; not learning technology.
Because EWI USB is a MIDI controller, its easy to expand your sound palette with the sound sets available for purchase from www.akaipro.com. And because EWI USB is a MIDI controller,synthesizer users, producers,and keyboard players will enjoy the expressiveness that it can add to their setups.
Discover the world of expression that only wind instruments can offer with EWI USB.
Professional players will find EWI USB fully capable of performance for stage and studio with a five-octave range, breath modulation with adjustable threshold, pitch bend,adjustable vibrato, transposing and octave shifting,and fingering modes to emulate various electronic and acoustic instruments. Further, the Garritan/Plogue Aria software enables instrumentalists to perform with up to four instruments selected from the full collection of over 75 orchestral, band and synthesizer sounds.
While EWI USB has full professional capabilities, its attractive price and easy-to-play design make it a perfect choice for wind students. With a removable, dishwasher-safe, interchangeable mouthpiece that does not require a perfect embouchure, EWI USB is excellent for introducing students to the world of wind instruments. Former wind instrumentalists who would like to return to playing will find EWI USB easy to adapt to,eliminating much of the embouchure-building time required with a traditional instrument.
Multiple fingering modes make EWI USB model saxophone, flute and oboe,as well as traditional EWI and EVI trumpet for intuitive performance,even for players who have never picked up an electronic instrument before!