Mellotron M4000D - Digital Version of the Classic Mellotron
The Mellotron M4000D is a digital recreation of the extremely popular and sought after Mellotron keyboard that was originally released in the 1960's. The Mellotron M4000D is a 24 bit digital uncompressed audio playback unit which features 100 Mellotron and Chamberlin sounds built in. If the built in sounds arent enough there is a cartridge slot which let's you add 100 more sounds for each cartridge.
The M4000D's keyboard is of a wooden construction and has depth sensitivity and polyphonic aftertouch out via MIDI. Two TFT-displays are on the front panel user interface and are capable of showing pictures of the actual instrument that the Mellotron is recreating.
Mellowtron M4000D Features:
- Mellotron style wooden keyboard with depth sensitivity and polyphonic aftertouch via MIDI out.
- 100 original Mellotron and Chamberlin lead sounds included, with IMMEDIATE access.
- The sounds are taken from the original first-generation tape library giving the same sound quality as the original Mellotrons made in the 60s and 70s.
- It has Mellotron's very advanced and in-house developed streaming technology for uncompressed 24 bit audio reproduction.
- The software and audio engine has taken 3 years to develop, but our concept of the digital Mellotron has been in development since the mid 90s. We bought parts of the original inventory from a company called 'Mellotron Digital'.
- Furniture quality cabinet with hinged lid.
- Expansion slot gives you 100 extra sounds on special compact flash cards, all from the original archives. There will be ca 8 expansion cards released with a large variety of sounds.Two high-quality TFT displays and a backlit laser cut front panel.
- Mellotron's very advanced and in-house developed streaming technology for uncompressed 24 bit audio reproduction.
- Three gold plated balanced XLR outputs, all other connectors are gold plated for maximum reliablilty.
- Dimensions: 859x501x135 mm, weight 17.5 kg.