POD Studio KB37 Released By Line 6 Inc. » read source
In the mid-1990's, Line 6 set out to meet the needs of today's guitarist by harnessing technology to turn a wide range of great tone into a reality for every guitarist. Line 6 amassed a noteworthy collection of sought-after vintage amps and effects, and started meticulously measuring and analyzing every tonal aspect of the amps, effects and their associated circuitry.
Line 6, Inc. has revealed the new POD Studio KB37, a powerful USB audio interface that combines a 37-key MIDI controller and multiple inputs and outputs with a full collection of pro audio software that includes POD Farm, the premium tone plug-in. POD Studio KB37 easily outperforms similar interfaces. The unit features up to 96 kHz/24-bit recording, exclusive Line 6 ToneDirect monitoring for near-zero latency, and the lowest noise for recording guitar. Additionally, the included software bundle provides Ableton Live Lite Line 6 Studio Edition 16-track recording software, Reason Adapted virtual studio, RiffWorks T4 recording software, and POD Farm, the premium tone plug-in, for instant pro recording right out of the box.
Line 6 Product Marketing Manager, David Dolan stated "POD Studio KB37 will revolutionize the way guitarists record, just like the original POD. It has the supreme power and flexibility that today's recording musicians demand for complete control over their software tracks, audio tracks and creative visions."
POD Farm includes models of historic guitar amps, from vintage classics to must-have modern monsters, plus the studio-standard effects, stompboxes and preamps guitarists require to create pro-sounding recordings. Each model is fully adjustable and comes in convenient Mac AU/RTAS/VST and Windows RTAS/VST formats to provide legendary POD tone to any DAW.
Furthermore, POD Studio KB37 provides amazing flexibility with 37 full-size velocity-sensitive keys, a diversity of software-assignable MIDI controls, and an extensive I/O that features two balanced XLR inputs with high-quality mic pres and phantom power, 1/4-inch guitar input (with -10dB pad), S/PDIF digital output, two 1/4-inch line inputs, two 1/4-inch analog outs, assignable VU meters and much more for a truly studio-quality recording experience.