Host of new features and integration for Proteus 2500, XL-7 and MP-7 15/04/02
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Scotts Valley, CA – April 9, 2002 – E-MUÒ has announced the release of Version 1.31 Software for its XL-7 and MP-7 Command Stations and ProteusÒ 2500 Command Module, offering users a host of new features as well as improving the flexibility and performance of these products. Version 1.31 adds E-MU’s acclaimed BEATs Mode to these instruments, offering users yet another groove tool in addition to the current sequencer and arpeggiators. Along with Version 1.31 Software, E-MU has also released E-Loader Version 1.1, a tool that enables users to download/upload SMF sequences via USB and MIDI and troubleshoot any component of their MIDI setup. Both upgrades are free and can be found at www.emu.com.
Version 1.31 Software Feature List
Version 1.31 Software offers users many new features, including:
Sequencer engine optimized for speed and stability
Full Beats Mode integration, complete with Beats Triggers
Improved MIDI routing for external gear
Sequencer Functions: Paste Repeat, Erase Track with Bar Range, Erase All Controllers
Improved Song Step Editing
Expanded Controller Range (cc#96-119) for Programmable Knobs, Event Edit, Thin/Erase
Assignable destination for triggers
Automatic track selection when changing channel
Many improvements to external sync, locates, start/stop/continue
Screens to disable Song Start/Stop/Continue/SPP and Local Control Change
many more – a complete listing of new features can be found on E-MU’s website
Version 1.1 E-Loader Feature List
Version 1.1 E-Loader offers several new features, including:
A powerful suite of MIDI Utilities which can examine and generate MIDI data in order to troubleshoot any component of your MIDI setup.
A Sequence Bank Browser that lets you examine complete banks of patterns and songs from your XL-7, MP-7 or Proteus 2500, then upload them to your computer for backup to use with another sequencer or any Standard MIDI File application.
A Sequence Downloader which allows you to download a group of patterns or songs at once to your XL-7, MP-7 or Proteus 2500. Any Standard MIDI file (SMF) can be downloaded.
Supported systems* can take advantage of USB, which provides a higher speed
connection than MIDI.
* Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, and Windows XP now supported. Macintosh support to arrive Summer 2002.