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PassivePretentiousness
08-31-2009, 05:10 AM
Well, not really. I have no idea about such things, but here is something cheap that might be relevant to the interests of those here.

So FYI.

www.woot.com (http://www.woot.com) (8/31/09 - it will change 1 am EST 9/1/09)

M-Audio Recording Studio Equipment

$59.99



+ $5 shipping

Condition:NewProduct: 1 M-Audio Recording Studio Equipment Type:M-Audio 49 Key Studio,
M-Audio Music Producer,
M-Audio Torq Mixlab
Warranty: 1 Year M-Audio
Session KeyStudio 49 Note Keyboard (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00757C_detail.jpg%27%29;) Features:


Includes 49-note velocity-sensitive USB keyboard
Includes easy-to-use Session software, play hundreds of sounds or turn your PC into a recording studio
Huge library of virtual instruments and sound loops, be the entire band
Built-in studio-quality effects, mix your songs with CD-quality results
Complete package, everything you need to play and record keyboard-based music
Simple setup, just install and launch the software, plug in the keyboard and included high-performance audio interface, and start playing
Built with the same M-Audio technology used by music professionals on stage and in studios around the world
Works seamlessly with most music software, including Session and GarageBand
Use the KeyStudio keyboard to play Sessionís huge virtual instrument library, which includes everything from classic sounds like pianos and basses to pop- and rock-inspired synths and sound effects
Session has everything you need to turn your jams, remixes and mash-ups into polished, professional-sounding productions. Sweeten a piano line with reverb and echo, give your bass guitar some vintage grit with distortion effects and put some serious thump in your drum loops with powerful equalization and compression tools
Connects to your PC with one USB cableóno extra cables, no drivers and no hassles. Session software instantly recognizes the connected keyboard and takes care of everything else in the background

Keystudio System Requirements:
Macintosh:


Macintosh G3 800/G4 733mhz or higher
OS X 10.3.9 with 256mb or higher
OS X 10.4.3 or greater with 512mb RAM
1 native USB port

PC:


Windows XP (SP 2) or Windows Vista 32bit
1.6GHz Processor (CPU requirements may be higher for laptops)
512mb RAM (Windows XP), 1 GB RAM Vista
4GB Hard drive space
32mb Video RAM (XP) 128mb Video Ram (Vista)
1024◊768 video resolution (1280◊1024 recommended)
DVD Drive for Session Software
2 Native USB Ports

Music Producer (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00758C_detail.jpg%27%29;) Features:


USB microphone, created by the same M-Audio engineers that design recording technology for top studios around the world
Features a large diaphragm to capture the subtle nuances of male and female vocal performances
Software drivers allow you to listen to your performance in real time, without the annoying delays that otherwise plague computer-based recording
Easy to create professional-sounding podcasts and polished music productions in GarageBand
Easy-to-use, complete package, make music in minutes
Includes Producer USB microphone, capture top-quality vocals
Includes intuitive Session software, turn your PC or Mac into a recording studio
Huge library of virtual instruments and sound loops, be the entire band
Built-in studio effects, mix your songs with CD-quality results

Music Producer System Requirements:
Macintosh:


Macintosh G3 800/G4 733mhz or higher
OS X 10.3.9 with 256mb or higher
OS X 10.4.3 or greater with 512mb RAM
1 native USB port

PC:


Windows XP (SP 2) or Windows Vista 32bit
1.6GHz Processor (CPU requirements may be higher for laptops)
512mb RAM (Windows XP), 1 GB RAM Vista
4GB Hard drive space
32mb Video RAM (XP) 128mb Video Ram (Vista)
1024◊768 video resolution (1280◊1024 recommended)
DVD Drive for Session Software
2 Native USB Ports

Torq Mixlab (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00829A_detail.jpg%27%29;) Features:


Includes Torq LE software and X-Session Pro control surface, integrated plug-and-play hardware/software system
Two virtual decks, mix two songs with independent control of speed and pitch
3-band EQ, headphone cueing, crossfader and effects, full-featured mixer
Integrates with iTunes, iPods and more, supports standard digital file formats and devices
Record your mixes directly to audio files, ready for instant podcasting or CD burning
Compatible with both Mac and PC, Torq LE is designed to work right out of the box. Just connect the X-Session Pro, fire up Torq LE and the program takes care of the rest
Torq LE organizes everything you need to DJ into a single, easy-to-use workspace. Two virtual decks let you load, cue and play back digital filesóand will even automatically beat-match the files in an instant
Just like a traditional DJ setup, Torq LE includes an integrated two-channel mixer with three-band EQ, level controls, headphone cueing, a crossfader and three effects
Allows you to cue, beat-match and mix a wide variety of unprotected digital audio file formats, including MP3, AIFF, WAV, WMA, Apple Lossless and AAC. The program organizes all of your digital files into an easily searchable database, enabling you to pull up the perfect track or change up your set in an instant
Access your iTunes library through Torq LE, so you can have your music at your fingertips
Fuses the standard controls of a two-channel DJ mixer with the transport and pitch controls of a turntable or DJ CD player, enabling you to control everything from a single interface

Additional Photos:


M-Audio 49 Key Studio (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00757C_detail.jpg%27%29;)
M-Audio 49 Key Studio USB Port, Sustain, and On/Off Switch (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00757C_specs2.jpg%27%29;)
M-Audio 49 Key Studio Pitch Bend, Modulation, Octave, Edit, and Volume Control (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00757C_specs3.jpg%27%29;)
M-Audio Music Producer (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00758C_detail.jpg%27%29;)
M-Audio Music Producer On Stand (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00758C_specs2.jpg%27%29;)
M-Audio Torq Mixlab (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00829A_detail.jpg%27%29;)
M-Audio Torq USB Port, and On/Off Switch (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:lightboxImage%28%27http://sale.images.woot.com/CE00829A_specs2.jpg%27%29;)

Session KeyStudio In the Box:


KeyStudio USB Keyboard
M-Audio Micro USB Audio Interface
Session DVD Including an Integrated Users Guide and Over 3.5GB of Music Content
Session KeyStudio Driver CD with PDF User Guide
Session KeyStudio Quick Start Guide

Session Music Producer In the Box:


Producer USB Microphone
Session DVD including an integrated User Guide and 3.5GB of professionally recorded instrumental loops and sounds
Session and Producer USB Quick Start Guides
6 Foot USB Cable
Desktop Mic Stand
Soft Zippered Case

Torq Mixlab In the Box:


X-Session Pro USB MIDI Controller
USB Cable
Y-Cable Adapter
Printed Getting Started Guide




Fyi mods, this fulfills my good citizenship for this calendar year.