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At the 2010 NAMM Show, Cakewalk introduced the A-PRO Series USB MIDI Controllers for Mac and PC.

The keyboards are:

  • A-300PRO—A 32-key USB MIDI keyboard
  • A-500PRO—A 49-key USB MIDI keyboard
  • A-800PRO—A 61-key USB MIDI keyboard


  • A superior key mechanism providing aftertouch and increased sensitivity for a wide range of expressive dynamics
  • Rounded key assemblies for smooth and comfortable glissando
  • Selectable velocity curves to fine tune the A-PRO to your playing style
  • Roland’s FPT (Fast Processing Technology) USB driver provides ultra-low latency and ensures subtleties of performances are captured

The A-PRO series and A-500S will be available in late April, 2010. Pricing is TBA.  Details below.

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2010 NAMM Show: Infrasonic has announced the M49 advanced USB MIDI controller – a USB-powered MIDI control keyboard that features a joystick, DAW transport panel and an X-Y pad.

Infrasonic M49 Features:

  • 49 key velocity sensitive USB MIDI controller
  • 8 assignable MIDI controller knobs
  • 3 digit 7 segment LED display
  • Fully assignable X-Y pad
  • Fully assignable joy stick
  • 1 assignable MIDI controlling slider
  • Transport control buttons and assignable jog wheel
  • Sustain pedal jack
  • USB 2.0 bus powered
  • M49 Editing Software – For Customizing Functionality
  • Multi-client MIDI Driver – For Multiple Virtual MIDI ports

The M49 retails for $160 and will ship January 21th, 2010.