Open Labs unveils Gen6 production station
(Dave Molter | Posted 2010-05-21)
Open Labs, based in Austin, Texas, debuted
their newest line of Production Stations today, Generation6. The Gen6
lineup includes the Gen6 MiKo QC6, the Gen6 NeKo QX6, the Gen6 MiKo LXD
and the Gen6 NeKo XXL (pictured). The entire new Gen6 product line offers more
power, more sounds and is more affordable.
All products in the Gen6 lineup feature processors from the 2010 Intel®
Core^TM processor family and are based on Microsoft's Windows 7 for true
Open Platform Capability. The Q series lineup includes the MiKo QC6 and
the NeKo QX6, which offer over 10,000 sounds, full DAW capabilities, a
15" touch screen interface, DVD/CD burning and internet capability and a
37 or 61 keyboard form factor.
The L series lineup, which are the pinnacle of Music Production
Stations, include the MiKo LXD and the NeKo XXL. Both production
stations offer over 15,000 sounds, full DAW capabilities, a 15" touch
screen interface, DVD/CD burning and internet capability and a 37 or 61
keyboard form factor. The L series offers incredible control over
production with the Alpha 2 controller, the bankable Mix Edit and the
drum pad interface Bump MP. The NeKo XXL also raises the bar in audio by
offering 24bit/192khz recording.
"We are very excited to be launching the most powerful Musical
Production Stations we've ever produced," said Victor Wong, Chairman and
Co-Founder, Open Labs, "with our migration to Windows 7 we have spent
months testing and retesting our proprietary software products as well
as the most popular third party software and hardware products. We can
assure our customers the same level of musical flexibility that they
have grown to expect in our Production Stations and with our new
offerings we can expand in ways which we have never been able to before now."
The Q series Open Labs Music Production Stations come with Open Labs
Gold Support Services which include: a one-hour "Get to Know Your
Machine" session, two hours of technical training and warranty for parts
and labor for one year. The L Series come with Open Labs Platinum
Support Services which include the same level of Support Services as
Gold Support in addition to seven hours of technical training.
The Gen6 MiKo QC6 is available for $3,799 USD and the Gen6 NeKo QX6 is
available for $3,999 USD. The Gen6 MiKo LXD is available for $4,799 USD
and the Gen6 NeKo XXL is available for $6,999 USD. All Open Labs
production stations can be purchased directly through Open Labs at
http://www.openlabs.com or through an authorized reseller listed on the
Open Labs web site.
From a press release.