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UVI U1250 Dawn of the ROM Age  

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The first keyboard to deliver sampled waveforms via oscillator, the K250 was a joint effort carried out with legendary musician Stevie Wonder, the founder of ARP - Alan Pearlman, and prolific synthesi... Click To Read More About This Product

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The first keyboard to deliver sampled waveforms via oscillator, the K250 was a joint effort carried out with legendary musician Stevie Wonder, the founder of ARP - Alan Pearlman, and prolific synthesizer artisan Bob Moog among others. Able to produce brilliant acoustic sounds without the use of disk drives, the K250 was the world's first ROMpler and boasted an impressive 24 voices of polyphony. A beastly 88 weighted-keyboard instrument, the K250 was designed with performance in mind and later joined by the K1000 - a 76-key version which came with additional sounds but was relatively difficult to program due to restrictive front-panel controls.

UVI Instruments - A Hybrid Approach
UVI has been producing sound for over 20 years and designing their own software for over 12 years. They've found that virtual instruments with a foundation in sampling have a more defined character and distinct sound quality than those based on digital modeling alone. The trouble with sample-based instruments is that they're typically lacking in expression and flexibility; one sample, one sound. UVI hybrid instruments are more flexible than a conventional ROMpler and more authentic than a simulation, giving you the best of both worlds.

These classic sounds from the late 80's and early 90's are given new life and playability with the UVI Engine. UVI included a number of controls that offer easy customization and enhanced sculpting not available in hardware.

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Specifications
    • Stand-alone, VST, RTAS, AAX, Audio Unit
    • Mac OS X version 10.5.8 or later (64-bit | 32-bit), Mac Intel processor, 2 GB of RAM
    • Windows 7 or Vista SP2 or later (64-bit | 32-bit), Core Duo or faster processor, 2 GB of RAM
    • 3.9 GB available disk space
    • Hrd drive : 7200 rpm recommended or Solid State Drive (SSD)
    • An iLok account and an iLok smart key (version 1 or 2), which must be purchased separately
    • The free UVI Workstation or MOTU MachFive 3 (latest versions)
    • 1. After receiving your product go to www.uvi.net to register :
    • log in to your account
    • from the Account menu, go to My Account ? Product Registration
    • enter your Serial Number and iLok User ID
    • 2. Log into your iLok account and download your new license to an iLok dongle
    • 3. Make sure you have the latest version of UVI Workstation or MOTU MachFive 3 installed
    • 4. Install the UFS library :
    • create a directory on your system called UFS Sound Banks and place your UFS files in it
    • launch UVI Workstation or MachFive 3
    • go to Preferences ? Sound Banks and add the UFS Sound Banks directory OR use one of the default folders listed
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