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Introducing EWI Solo

Akai Professional

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The EWI Solo is latest addition to Akai Professional’s iconic Electronic Wind Instrument family. EWI Solo fuses all the expressive musical capabilities and control found in traditional acoustic wind instruments, with a go-anywhere specification. For the seasoned instrumentalist, this electronic wind instrument expands your sonic pallet without compromising the technique you have honed over years of practice. For beginners seeking the perfect blend of versatility and convenience, this is a great entry-point into a world of wind instruments. Play with passion, be emotive, embrace the power of the digital era and express yourself.

Premium Sounds for any Performance
EWI Solo is primed for performance with 200 onboard sounds. From luscious, evolving synth pads to an authentic, sultry jazz clarinet, every genre is catered for with an expertly curated catalog of sounds.

Built-in Speaker for EWI Anywhere
Liberate your performance from cumbersome hookup cables. An internal, rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides 12+ hours of uninterrupted play time. Plus, the built-in speaker is calibrated for the most natural sound reproduction experience, so your EWI Solo is ready whenever and wherever your creativity strikes.

Make Any Sound Your Own
EWI Solo’s ultra-responsive mouthpiece features an air-pressure level sensor and bite sensor, so you can precisely control volume and pitch dynamics for immersive, expressive performances. Combine this with dedicated FX controls to add Reverb, Delay and Chorus, plus editing facilities for Pitch, Tuning and Dual LFOs, and EWI Solo provides everything to shape your signature sound.

Play Your Way
Woodwind and Brass players, there's no need to learn any new technique here. At the twist of a dial, EWI Solo’s interface can be switched to flute, oboe, saxophone and EVI (Electronic Valve Instrument) fingering modes.

EWI Solo’s arsenal of connectivity options provides complete hookup flexibility, from practice sessions to live performance and studio recording. Delve into a world of software instruments with EWI Solo’s USB-MIDI connectivity. Connect directly to PA systems with the .-inch output. Practice privately, at any hour, with the 1/8-inch headphone output. Whatever your needs are, EWI Solo delivers.

The Finishing Touch
EWI Solo’s performance possibilities are virtually limitless. Octave rollers instantly shift the note key’s range, effortlessly changing the playable register. Add portamento using the conveniently located glide plate. Get exactly the expression you need with an adjustable pitch bend plate. You can even save any program edits and recall them on the fly with the handy favorites feature. Convenient, versatile and brimming with must have sound content, EWI Solo is ready to perform whenever you are.
Open Box Akai Professional EWI Solo Electronic Wind Instrument Level 1
Open Box Akai Professional EWI Solo Electronic Wind Instrument Level 1
Open Box Akai Professional EWI Solo Electronic Wind Instrument Level 1

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  • Authentic wind-instrument performance and response for the digital era
  • 200 onboard premium acoustic and synth sounds
  • 12+ hours of play time using the rechargeable lithium-ion battery (charging adapter included)
  • Built-in Speaker calibrated for the most natural sound reproduction experience
  • OLED display to easily view presets and parameters
  • USB port for USB-MIDI connection and battery recharging
  • 1/4-inch audio output, 1/8-inch headphone output
  • 1/8-inch auxiliary input

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Technical Specifications
  • MIDI Output Channels Over USB: 16
  • Note Keys: 14
  • Octave Rollers: 6 mobile, 2 fixed; 5-octave range
  • Plates: 1 pitch-bend, 2 ground
Inputs / Outputs
  • (1) USB port
  • (1) 1/4" (6.35mm) TRS line output
  • (1) 1/8" (3.5mm) TRS headphone output
  • (1) 1/8" (3.5mm) TRS auxiliary input
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (included; charges via USB)
  • 30.12" W x 3.00" D x 3.24" H
  • 1.79 lbs.