KMI K-Board launched for $99 – 13 inch USB MIDI music keyboard

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Keith McMillen Instrument (KMI), a dominant developer of creative music hardware and software technologies to make computers feel and react like musical instruments, has declared today K-Board™, an ultra portable unbreakable 13 inch USB MIDI keyboard, which is the simplest way to make music with Android tablets, iPads, Windows, Mac and Linux laptops and computers all at a go.

KMI K-Board

KMI K-Board

It is exclusively available at Guitar Centers nationwide(USA) for $99; K-Board is a very light weight backlit USB MIDI nano keyboard with intelligent sensors that grants instant music creativity on the road with professional musical features at a minimum price. For all musicians it is the perfect gift.

Plug-N-Play & Unbreakable, Travel-Friendly Music Companion for any Tablet or Laptop .K-Board is rugged and cannot be broken; it can easily survive being kept and pulled out carelessly from backpacks and kicked around at concerts and on the road.  It has been subjected to various experiments like; it has been run over by a car, dropped from a 2 story building, taped onto a watermelon, and more and guess what? It did not break.

KMI K-Board

The perfect traveling companion to any laptop or tablet, K-Board weighs just 345 grams (12 ounces) making it extremely lightweight  and small at 13 inches x 3.5 inches and can be used with all USB devices to light the fire of creativity and bring out the musician in everyone, anywhere.  K-Board also is compatible with all major music software, including Apple Garage Band, Apple Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Native Instruments NIKomplete, and Moog Animoog for iPad, among others.

It is the first Consumer Keyboard Product from Award-Winning KMI, Innovators of Electronic Instruments& The Choice of Professional Leading Musicians. This keyboard follows KMI’s award-winning and critically acclaimed QuNexus keyboard, K-Board builds on KMI’s long history of innovative changes in electronic instruments and is the company’s first consumer offering.

KMI K-Board

K-Board includes exclusive musical features at a customer-friendly price, such as touch-sensitive smart fabric under every key for effects and expression, speed detection, pressure and tilt; polyphonic pitch bend. Also it has octave up/down buttons for a 7 octave range. These are some of the other features.  KMI keyboards are often the choice of well-known musicians; the posh list includes the likes of, Herbie Hancock, Ritchie Hawtin, Lorde, John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), and Childish Gambino.

 K-Board features a professional backlit keyboard with a consumer friendly pricing. It can be used withstand careless usage and is unbreakable. It is USB powered and gets power directly from iOS device or computer. It is class compliant for iOS, Android, Mac OS, Windows and Linux and does not require drivers. It has 25 smart sensor keys to detect velocity, pressure, and tilt.

KMI K-Board

Its features include polyphonic pitch bend and aftertouch, pitch bend pad, Octave up/down buttons for a 7 octave range which are useful for professional musicians. It is extremely portable and has dimensions of: 3.3” x 12.8”x 0.43” (84mm x 325mm x 11mm) and it is very light-weight at 0.76 lb (345g).

It is compatible with all USB devices, including tablets and computers: iPad and other iOS devices (Apple USB connection kit required, not included), Mac – OSX, Windows XP, 7, and 8, Android tablets, and LINUX computers. It is also compatible with all leading music software, including Apple Garage Band, Apple Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Native Instruments NIKomplete, Moog Animoog for iPad.

You can get it from Guitar Centers throughout the U.S.  K-Board will be in stores from November 1, 2014.It is priced at $99. You can buy it from Guitar Centers throughout the U.S and online store.

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