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arrowReleased: 08 Dec 2000  arrowVersion: 0.00
arrowRated: 7.8/10arrow User reviews: (6)
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e:trinity writes:
Think of a hybrid between a Roland D-Beam and a Korg KAOSS pad. This 21st-century device uses infrared light sensors embedded in a plastic dome where one can move or wave their hands (or any other body part!) side to side, forward to back, and up and down to dynamically control effects - mostly oriented towards dance music. It has only one moving part - the patch change knob, which selects 50 effects programs.

Good Points
Revolutionary concept and design, very high "wow" factor, useful effects, portable, can be attached to a mic stand, very easy to use, very inexpensive!
Bad Points
No on/off switch. Only RCA in/outs. No "bypass" switch. Would like to see some programmability (but can sacrifice due to low price), would like to see a rotatable dome.

 Alesis airFX Specifications:

Digital IOs:
Analog IOs:
Stereo RCA in/out
Midi IOs:
Other IOs:
AC adaptor out
Maximum Resolution:24-bit
Controllable filters, phasers, flangers, special FX, tone generation
Software supported:

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