In between everything and all controllers being released lately novation launches a new hardware based keyboard. Behold the MiniNova! Below is the official press release and a demo video. Are you impressed?
Novation MiniNova has got a lot of features packed into a compact synth. This video shows Harry Coade putting it through its paces demonstrating the performance synth modes — including Animate — the realtime arpeggiator editor, the brand new VocalTune™ effect as well as the vocoder. He also shows MiniNova’s range of sounds – from bass synth to vintage synth sounds — you can select the type and genre you need quickly and easily.
Artist: London based musician / producer Harry Coade – www.harrycoade.co.uk
Filming & Editing: Company Motion
MiniNova is a compact, super-cool performance synth with the same sound engine as its big brother: the UltraNova. It comes with 256 incredible onboard sounds which you can tweak with 5 knobs, or totally warp with 8 ‘animate’ buttons. MiniNova also has an onboard VocalTune™ effect as well as a classic vocoder so you can recreate iconic vocal sounds from Hip Hop, Urban and electronic music.
Novation MiniNova key features:
• Hugely powerful micro synthesizer with UltraNova’s sound engine
• Brand new VocalTune™ and classic vocoder effects
• Live synth: tweak and warp your sounds in realtime
• 256 awesome onboard sounds – instantly searchable
• Layer up to 5 effects per voice
• Comes with editing software and a software patch librarian
• Run guitars and other instruments through the vocoder, VocalTune™ and effects
• 37 key controller keyboard with MIDI I/O
Price: £300 ($629 MSRP / $400 at dealers) available in October 2012
Visit here for more details: http://novationmusic.com/mininova