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Quick Overview

E-MU SHORTboard 49 is a 49-note MIDI controller keyboard with a 128-voice professional sample-based instrument with 32-bit effects.

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EMU SHORTboard 49 Midi Synthesiser Keyboard Product Description

E-MU SHORTboard 49 keyboard is a completely new instruments combining a great feeling 49-note MIDI controller keyboard with a 128-voice professional sample-based instrument with 32-bit effects and a world-class 64MB sound set.


The SHORTboard 49 features a 64MB sound set containing a complete range of classic keyboard instruments such as: Grand Pianos, Electric Pianos, B3s, Clavinets, Solina-Moog-OB-Prophet-Juno-TB synthesizer leads and basses, as well a General MIDI sound set. Sounds can be modified during performance using six controller knobs, pitch and mod wheels and the octave transpose buttons.


The SHORTboard 49 is based on the new E-MU 8030 platform, which performs super high quality pitch interpolation for 128 voices, as well as generating 256 envelope generators, 128 LFOs, 128 low-pass filters (12dB/octave with resonance), 128 DCAs and 32-bit effects processing.


PIPEline wireless audio transmission is also included, and under battery power, allows completely cordless operation up to 49 feet away. PIPEline is E-MU's new wireless stereo transceiver system designed for musicians.

E-MU SHORTboard 49 Midi Synthesiser Keyboard Features:


  • Full-size professional keys with aftertouch. The SHORTboard 49 is an expressive performance instruments with high-quality synth-action keybeds.
  • E-MU 8030-based sound-engine with 128-voice polyphony
  • 64 MB Premium keyboard and General MIDI (GM) compatible sound banks
  • 32-bit Reverb and Chorus effects
  • Built-in PIPELine wireless transmitter
  • User-definable split keyboard (for playing two sounds at once)
  • Six synthesizer controller knobs (double as MIDI controllers)
  • Programmable data slider MIDI controller
  • Pitch and Mod Wheels
  • Octave transpose buttons
  • MIDI Input/Output jacks (Can be used as a computer MIDI interface; MIDI output doubles as MIDI Thru)
  • Dual 1/4" headphone jacks
  • Can be bus-powered via USB, DC powered, or battery powered

EMU SHORTboard 49 Midi Synthesiser Keyboard Additional Information

SKU 70EM774906000
Brand E-MU
Condition New
Colour White
Keys 49 Key
Polyphony 128 Voice
Compatibility PC, Mac
EAN 054651160408