OpenLabs announces Timbaland Special Edition NeKo production station 1


Open Labs has introduced a companion to the popular Timbaland Special Edition MiKo, namely the new Timbaland Special Edition NeKo, an all-in-one production studio powered by Windows XP, and capable of running virtually any Windows XP compatible software including a variety of DAW software, virtual instruments (VSTi), virtual effects (VST) and other music applications.

Dressed in the same Arctic White Chassis color scheme, the Timbaland Special Edition NeKo is the perfect solution for the studio to road experience.

Equipped with Intel Core 2 Quad processors, and featuring a pre-installed copy of Reaper from Cockos, a DAW with unlimited tracks, which records audio and MIDI and integrates all of the user’s Karsyn presets in an easy to use drag and drop format.

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The Timbaland Special Edition NeKo features E-MU’s new Proteus X2 Streaming Sound Module V2.5 with over 10,148 instruments, including the new Ensoniq Urban Legends Sound Library that contains the sounds from Ensoniq’s ASR/EPS/MR/ASR-X/ZR instruments. These sounds were specifically requested by Timbaland, and are only available in the Timbaland Special Edition units, an Open Labs exclusive.

Here’s what you get:

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  • E-MU Proteus 2000
  • E-MU Mo’Phatt
  • E-MU Modular System
  • Ensoniq EPSâ„¢ /EPS 16+
  • Ensoniq ASR 10
  • Ensoniq ASR-X
  • Ensoniq ZR76
  • Ensoniq MR61
  • ARP 2600
  • ARP Axxe
  • Roland JD800
  • Roland Jupiter 8
  • Roland JX-8P
  • Roland TB-303 Bass Line
  • Roland Juno 60
  • Moog Memorymoog
  • Mini Moog
  • Moog Taurus Pedals
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet 10
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet 600
  • Elka Rhapsody
  • Mellotron Mark II
  • Korg MS20
  • Solina
  • Oberheim OB & X
  • Hammond B3
  • Rhodes Electric Piano
  • Hohner Clavinet
  • Yamaha CP-70
  • Wurlitzer Electric Piano

Running within the new Proteus X 2.5 environment, these keyboards are reborn inside the Timbaland Special Edition NeKo providing world-class audio quality, choice of instruments, ease of use and represents a value of over $60,000 if the actual keyboards were purchased individually.

When combined with the new Open Labs sound library V4, the Timbaland Edition NeKo contains over 35-gigabytes of premium sounds, constituting 28,074 presets. The street price for the bundled software and sound libraries is $3,564, which includes $487 worth of Open Labs Special Edition plugins, optimized by the software developers for use with the NeKo.

The Timbaland Special Edition NeKo will start shipping the second quarter of 2008.

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