Xboard 49  Xboard 49




USB MIDI Controller

The E-MU Xboard 49 Professional USB MIDI controller for PC and Mac offers unmatched playability, real-time control and programmability in a portable keyboard package ideal for studio and stage use. The Xboard™ 49 features fullsize velocity sensitive keys with aftertouch, 16 programmable real-time controllers, Xboard Control editing software and a full version of E-MU's acclaimed Proteus X2 Streaming Sound Module with over 3GB of sounds. The Xboard Control software provides an intuitive desktop interface that lets you effortlessly create custom templates for all of your favorite hardware and software instruments. The Xboards also allow you to set discrete MIDI channels for each controller and offer unrivaled real-time control and performance features, including Snap Shot that lets you send multiple program changes and controller values by pressing a single button, and Xboard Latch Mode that enables you to define a section of the keyboard as on/off triggers - perfect for drum loops. The Xboard 49 is ultra-portable and can run on USB, battery, or AC power.


The E-MU Xboard 49 features :

  49 full-size professional keys with Aftertouch - the Xboard 49 is a true performance controller with a high-quality synth-action keybed
  Xboard Control™ software lets you easily create custom setups for your favorite hardware/software instruments
  Includes full version of E-MU's Proteus X2 Streaming Sound Module with over 3GB of sounds, as well as three additional sound libraries (Mo'Phatt X, Planet Earth X and Protean Drums X) for an additional 1,500 instruments (Windows only)
  Advanced studio/live performance features, like Latch Mode for triggering drum loops, Snap Shot for instantaneous program changes, and many more
  16 real-time controllers that can be assigned to the key performance parameters of all your favorite virtual instruments
  USB, battery or AC powered - take your music anywhere
  PC & Mac compatible - Windows XP, 2000, x64, Vista and Macintosh OS X drivers








The Xboard 49 measures 3.12 x 9.5 x 31.12 inches (7.9 x 24.1 x 79.1 cm) to the top of the knob. It weighs 8.5 lbs. (3.9 kg). The knob height is 0.62 inch (16 mm).

  Retail Box Contents

E-MU Xboard 49 USB MIDI Controller


 Quick Start guide


E-MU Xboard Software/Manual CD-ROM

       - E-MU Xboard Control™ (Mac/Windows)
       - Proteus® X LE (Windows only)
      - Ableton Live Lite 4 for E-MU (Windows only)
     Proteus® X2 Software/Operation Manual CD-ROM (Windows only)
        Quick Start Guide for Proteus® X2
    Four Proteus X2 Sound CD-ROMs
       Mo'Phatt X CD-ROM
        Planet Earth X CD-ROM
       Protean Drums X CD-ROM

  Minimum System Requirements
    Mac: OS 10.2 or greater with native USB port

PC: Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP1 or greater, Windows XP x64 or Vista with native USB port