Xboard 49

The new 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 E-MU's new Proteus X LE Desktop Sound Module with over 1000 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.


  • 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
  • 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
  • Includes Proteus X LE Desktop Sound Module (for Windows) with over 1000 presets and Ableton Live Lite 4    for E-MU (for Windows)
  • USB, battery or AC powered - take your music anywhere
  • PC & Mac compatible - Windows XP, 2000 and Macintosh OS X drivers

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)
Technical Specifications
  • Xboard49
  • Dimensions (to top of knob): 3.12 x 9.5 x 31.12 inches 79 x 241 x 791 mm
  • Weight: 8.5 lbs 3.9 kg
  • Knob height: 0.62 inch 16 mm
Minimum System Requirement
Mac: OS 10.2 or greater with native USB port
PC: Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP1 or greater with native USB port