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Novation XioSynth 25 25-Key Synth/USB Interface

2-octave synthesizer and audio USB MIDI controller keyboard. (15) Read 8 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

Novation XioSynth 25 25-Key Synth/USB Interface

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Novation products.
Synthesizer
One part, 10-voice polyphonic
3 Oscillators, 17 Waveforms
2 LFOs, 32 Waveforms
Multimode resonant filter section with various filter options
Extensive modulation capabilities
Arpeggiator with latch
X-GATOR with latch
Direct streaming of synth into computer via USB

Keyboard
Keys: 25 or 49
Type: Semi-weighted
Velocity curves: 7

Pitch and mod wheel mechanism
Pitch wheel lever: Rubberised - centre return spring loaded left to right motion
Mod/control lever: Rubberised - spring loaded front to back motion

X/Y touchpad
Touchpad: 1 x touch sensitive 45x60mm
Parameters: 2 assignable in X direction
2 assignable in Y direction

LCD display
LCD: 2 x 16 character silver
Blue LED backlit

MIDI interfacing
MIDI: 1 MIDI Out
USB MIDI: 1 In/1 Out

Audio Interfacing
Inputs: 1 XLR (with phantom power)
1 TS Jack
Outputs: 2 TS Jack (L/R)
1 stereo Headphones Jack

Other interfacing
Data ports: 1 x USB 1.1
Sustain pedal: 1 x 1/4" Jack Input

Controls
Rotary potentiometers: 11, 0-270 degree rotation
Rotary encoders: 1, 360 degree continuous DATA wheel
Buttons: 11 function switches
Group B switch
General operation: 4 Mode and Menu select buttons
Keyboard Octave Up and Down buttons
Synth Menus/Audio mode select button
Effect Select buttons (Synth Mode)
Template/Bank/Page Up/Down buttons
Line/Phones Volume pots

General
Battery operation: 6 x standard 'AA' Size
External power supply: Standard 'centre positive' 9V DC 600mA (Novation PSU6)
Size (25): 468 x 68 x 190 (mm) w x h x d
Size (49): 798 x 68 x 190 (mm) w x h x d
Weight (25/49): 1.4/1.6kg

System requirements
Operating system: Mac OSX 10.2.4 or greater or Windows XP
Computer spec: Apple G3/400 GHz or Pentium 600 MHz or better
Interfacing: USB 1.1 compatible USB connector
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-431-2609
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (15 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"Phat Beast!!!!!!!!!!!"
Sound: Virtual Analogue Liquid Sound - Think of the Virus but 10 times cheaper. Its a super synth in small package, and it sounds much much bigger than another synth in the same class. I feel that the Xiosynth has to be the best sounding Novation and agree with the magazine reviews, its definately more richer in the bottem end. The key action is nice and feels solid, and i like the expression pad to create different sounds from single strokes. Feature: Too many to list, you get many controls that don't clutter the panel and the synth is layed out in a very thoughtful and logical way from osc to effects. Inside this beauty lies an extremely powerful synth with all the paremeters you could wish for. Ease of Use: Once i went through the video tutorial and read the x station manual it became pretty clear. You need to know basic synthesis and terms to use the advance features for sound creation. The X Gator is really cool as well as the arps. Quality: Build quality is great, feels solid and tight. Value: Great for the price, would pay double the price...its that good. Manufacturer Support: Never used them. The Wow Factor: Looks very sleek in the compact shell with the neat blue lcd. The Xio looks better than the X station imo, which looks ugly. Overall: I love this synth, its a keeper for life and replace it in heartbeat if stolen or broken.
Style of Music: World
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"Great for the price!"
Sound: The sounds that it comes with are okay. What really got me is that you can import the x station banks on it which are great. This thing is FAT! The only thing it really lacks in is pads. What I really like about it is also how easy it is to add effects to every sound. Although they could have made the effects more in depth. The sound quality on it is great. Feature: The greatest feature on it is probably that its usb and small. I wish they had more in depth effects. Also the software that it came with might be useful to sound I found it useless. I wish it was more like my micron and had drums, patterns and setups. Ease of Use: Its a little confusing only because of the secondary buttons. Quality: I dont worry about it breaking. It seems pretty intact. Value: for $300? yes this is a good value Manufacturer Support: I never had to deal with them. The Wow Factor: I'm more sexually attracted to the xio than my micron. Overall: I'm happy I got one. If I ever lost it I would probably get another.
Style of Music: Industrial, electro, indie, trance
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