LINE 6 NOW SHIPPING TONEPORT KB37 AUDIO & KEYBOARD INTERFACE
   


--World-class tone for recording guitar, bass, and vocals with integrated 37 note keyboard controller--

Calabasas, CA – October 10, 2006 – Line 6, Inc., the leader in digital modeling instruments and professional recording products for musicians, is now shipping TonePort™ KB37 – the latest addition to the award-winning TonePort line of USB recording and modeling interfaces. TonePort KB37 delivers world-class Line 6 guitar, bass, and vocal tone with the added convenience of an integrated 37-note keyboard controller. Compatible with both Mac and Windows computers, TonePort KB37 allows any musician from beginner to pro to easily record studio quality tracks.

TonePort KB37 works seamlessly with Line 6 GearBox™ modeling software, which provides a must-have collection of 18 guitar amp and 24 cab models, 5 bass amp/cab models, 30 stompbox and studio effects, and 6 high-end studio microphone preamp models. Plus, with Line 6’s exclusive ToneDirect™ monitoring, guitarists can monitor their fully processed sound in real-time with amps and multiple effects without the latency associated with standard computer plug-ins. TonePort KB37 also includes an expression input for controlling GearBox’s wah and volume pedal effects.

“KB37 enables musicians to create and capture whatever they need from guitar and bass, to vocals and now keyboard parts easily with world-class studio results,” said Mark McCrite, POD® and PC Product Line Manager, Line 6. Hardware features include two high-quality XLR microphone inputs with phantom power, a guitar/bass instrument input, stereo line inputs and outputs, stereo digital S/PDIF out, stereo headphone jack, analog VU meters, 37 note full-size velocity sensitive keyboard, pitch bend/modulation wheels, dual footswitch jacks, expression pedal jack, patch select and transport control buttons, and four assignable real-time knobs and buttons.

Both hardware and software are compatible with most popular Mac® and Windows® recording programs and support 44.1/48KHz with 16/24-bit recording, plus a 96KHz mode. “With its easy set up and software expandability though GearBox, KB37 delivers a solution that can develop as the musician does,” explained McCrite. TonePort KB37 ships with Ableton Live Lite 5 – Line 6 Edition recording software for an immediate studio experience right out of the box.

TonePort™ KB37 MSRP Pricing: $414.99

About Line 6, inc. Incorporated in 1996, Line 6 is a music gear manufacturer dedicated to developing music products to inspire creativity both on the stage and in the studio. Headquartered in Calabasas, California, Line 6 currently has a presence in over 60 countries worldwide with offices in California and the United Kingdom. In just under seven years, Line 6 has grown from an original team of 10 to over 200 employees. As the pioneer of digital modeling guitar amplifiers, Line 6 has created award-winning products for guitarists, bass players, and engineers, working both on stage and in the studio. For more information visit www.line6.com.