Arturia are now shipping "The Player" a dedicated Midi controller with a light version of their analog factory software package. This is the first controller released in their new hardware/software Hybrid Synth series called Analog Experience. For $169 USD this is decent bargain to have an analog synth collection that is compact and studio and road ready. Comes with 1,000 presets of their Classic Synth collection.
The Player is one of 3 keyboard midi controller offerings from Arturia. the other two are the Factory 32 key controller and the Lab 49 key controller. All 3 models work the same but with more controllers on the Factory and Lab models. Compare the models at http://www.arturia.com/evolu...
* Includes Analog Player with 1000 synths sounds
* All presets are carefully selected from the Arturia Classic Synths (minimoog V, Moog Modular V, CS-80V, ARP 2600 V, Prophet V, Prophet VS and Jupiter-8V). These TAE® powered sounds offer unparalleled audio quality.
* Fast filter the presets to your requirements: by Instrument, by Type (Bass, Pads, Leads…), and find presets according to these filtered choices.
* Organize Presets view by Name, Instrument, Type, CPU usage, Favorites, or User Presets.
* Straight forward Editing, with the most essential parameters for personalizing presets: (Filter and LFO sections, ADSR envelope), more....
* Keyboard : 25 keys with velocity
* Controllers : 1 clickable encoder, 4 encoders, 1 modulation Joystick, 7 switches
* Connectors : Sustain
* Ultra thin 25 keys with full action effect and velocity sensitivity
* High quality aluminium and wooden case
* Also functions as a universal MIDI controller