Akai Professional EWI Solo Electronic Wind Instrument

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Ready for any setting, Akai Professional 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, expanding your sonic palette without compromising the technique you've honed over years of practice has never been simpler. Beginners seeking the perfect blend of versatility and convenience, your entry point into a world of wind instruments starts here. Play with passion, be emotive, embrace the power of the digital era and express yourself to the nth degree – your performance demands nothing less than perfection, so make sure your next solo starts with EWI.

  • 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 charging
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Premium sounds
Out of the box, EWI Solo is primed for any performance with 200 onboard sounds ranging from luscious evolving synth pads to an authentic sultry jazz clarinet. Every genre is catered for with an expertly curated catalog of sounds.

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Built-in speaker
Liberate your performance from cumbersome cables for good. With an internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery for 12+ hours of uninterrupted play time, plus a built-in speaker calibrated for the most natural sound reproduction experience, EWI Solo is ready whenever and wherever your creativity strikes.

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Play your way
Woodwind and brass players, there is no need to learn anything new here. At the twist of a dial, EWI Solo's interface can be switched to flute, oboe, saxophone or electronic valve instrument fingering modes.

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Make any sound your own
With an air pressure level sensor and bite sensor, EWI Solo's ultra-responsive mouthpiece precisely controls volume and pitch dynamics for immersive, expressive performances. Combined with dedicated controls to add reverb, delay and chorus plus editing facilities for pitch, tuning and dual LFOs, EWI Solo provides everything you need to shape your signature sound.

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Practice, live performance, studio recording – EWI Solo's arsenal of connectivity options provides complete hookup flexibility. Delve into a world of software instruments with EWI Solo's USB MIDI connectivity. Connect directly to PA systems with the 1/4" main output. Practice privately at any hour with the 1/8" headphone output. Whatever your needs, EWI Solo delivers.

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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.

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More Information
Manufacturer Akai Professional
Condition New
Included from Manufacturer Neck strap
USB cable
USB power adapter
Analog/Digital Digital
Key Action 14 note keys
6 mobile octave rollers
2 fixed octave rollers
Speakers Built-in speaker calibrated for natural sound reproduction
Programs/Presets 200
Voices of Polyphony Monophonic
Oscillators per Voice Varies by Sound Engine
Effects Reverb
USB Port (to Host) MIDI
Audio Inputs 1/8" auxiliary input
Audio Outputs 1/4" main output
1/8" headphone output
Onboard Controllers Mouthpiece with air pressure level sensor and bite sensor
Width 30.12"
Depth 3"
Height 3.24"
Product Weight 1.79 lb
Unique Features 12+ hours of play time using built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Akai Professional Limited Warranty

inMusic Brands, Inc. warrants to the original purchaser that Akai Professional products are free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for the period commencing upon the date of purchase from an authorized Akai Pro dealer and continuing for the following period of time after that date for (1) Year.

This Limited Warranty is conditioned upon proper use of the product by the purchaser. This Limited Warranty does not cover: (a) defects or damage resulting from accident, misuse, abuse, neglect, unusual physical or electrical stress, modification of any part of the product, or cosmetic damage; (b) equipment that has the serial number removed or made illegible; (c) all plastic surfaces and other externally exposed parts that are scratched or damaged due to normal use; (d) defects or damage from improper testing, operation, maintenance, installation, adjustment, or service of the products.

During the applicable warranty period, Akai Pro will repair or replace, at Akai Pro's sole discretion, without charge to the purchaser, any defective component part of the product. Akai Pro may, at Akai Pro's sole discretion, use rebuilt, reconditioned, or new parts or components when repairing any product or replace a product with a rebuilt, reconditioned, new or comparable product.

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  • See below for transit day estimates. Please note, these are estimates and are not guaranteed.

Generally, package estimated transit days are as follows:

  • Upper Midwest: 1-3 days
  • Central US, South East US, and East Coast: 2-4 days
  • West Central US: 3-5 days
  • West Coast: 4-6 days
  • Alaska & Hawaii: 7+ days
All transit times are based in business days. Please allow 7-10 business days for most freight shipments. Business days are Monday through Friday and do not include public holidays and weekends (Saturday/Sunday.) For questions regarding estimates to your specific location, please contact us at [email protected] or 800-783-3368.