A leading brand in music technology products, Line 6 has revealed the launch of Line 6 Mobile Keys 25 and Mobile Keys 49, at the CES 2012. Both of these keyboards boasts full-size nicely built keys, and also supports Apple iOS Devices such as Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, as well as USB connectivity also supported.
Both the Line 6 Mobile Keys 25 and Mobile Keys 49 are lightweight, and also fully ultra-portable. They are designed to easily control the iOS music apps, that performs the dual role of USB controllers for both the platforms, including Mac and Windows based computers. The both of the keyboards are built with solid and full-size keyboard keys, which are velocity sensitive, resulting as comfortable playing by keyboard user, according to the company. These both launched models are fully compatible with any of the iOS app with CoreMIDI support for input. Also includes, Apple GarageBand, numerous drum machines and synthesizers, virtual instruments as well.
According to the Marcus Ryle, co-founder of Line 6, the Mobile Keys 25 and Mobile Keys 49 delivers portable options to uses for playing and recording on the move on their iPhone and iPad music apps, and also gives you capability to move seamlessly between two devices such as between the iOS music apps and Mac or PC etc. The both the keyboard models works instantly plug and play, when you plug iOS device doc connector, and thus doesn’t require any extra hardware or power supply, as it also eliminate the need of external power supply, and batteries. The Bend and Modulation wheels, that comes equipped with these keyboards adds sonic control. They also boasts ¼-inch TRS jacks to plug the sustain or expression pedals. Apart from this, users would be able to connect the keyboards together with Mac and Windows-based Laptop or Desktop Computers, thanks to USB support.
The Line 6 Mobile Keys 25 would be available for $149 (Approx Rs. 7500), and Line 6 Mobile Keys 49 tagged at price $199.99 (Around Rs. 10,000). Musicians probably going to like Mobile Keys.