Akai introduces the wireless EWI 5000

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: ,

Akai Professional, the creators of the original EWI, has recently announced the EWI 5000, which is the most versatile wind instrument in the world. It comes with an array of advanced features such as digital 2.4Ghz ultra-low-latency wireless connectivity, a built-in rechargeable battery that lasts up to 12 hours, more than 3GB of built-in progressive sounds from Sonivox.

Akai new wireless EWI 5000
~ Akai new wireless EWI 5000 ~

EWI 5000 is a smart instrument that can automatically adjust to users’ playing style and offers authentic sounds, wireless convenience and recharge-ability. It is also including traditional horn, brass, woodwind, string sounds, progressive synths, leads and non-transitional sounds.

EWI 5000 includes 12 touch-sensitive metal key on its top and an eight-wheel thumb-controlled octave roller on the bottom. The EVI (Electronic Valve Instrument) mode is also included for brass players. There are eight control knobs for tweaking Filter, Re-verb, Chorus, LFO, Breath Amount, Bite Amount, Semitone Tuning and Fine Tuning.

Both USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI are on-board for controlling software synths or traditional MIDI modules. A 1/4 inch output to connect to an amplifier or personal assistance and a 1/8 inch headphone output for silent practice are included too. EWI 5000 can be charged via USB or wall power.

Information via akaipro.


2 Comments to “Akai introduces the wireless EWI 5000”

  1. Comment 1
    dvlyang Says:

    I want to buy EWI 5000 where can buy?

  2. Comment 2
    LimCorp Says:

    Can buy it from Ebay or Amazon.

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