These forward-looking statementsare subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results todiffer materially. These risks are detailed from time to time in thecompany's periodic reports filed with the Securities and ExchangeCommission including the company's Annual Report, Quarterly Reports andother periodic filings. These forward-looking statements speak only as ofthe date hereof. The company disclaims any intent or obligation to updatethese forward-looking statements.Contact Information:Megola Inc.Daniel Gardner1 888 558 Copyright 2009, Market Wire, All rights reserved.-0-. The Axiom Pro familybuilds on M-Audio's acclaimed line of USB MIDI keyboards by adding anumber of enhancements that provide musicians with a more responsiveplaying experience as well as deeper tactile control to mimic the feel ofplaying a real piano.Available in 25-, 49- and 61-key models, the Axiom Pro series offers easysoftware integration to digital audio workstations (DAW) including ProTools(R), Cubase, Logic and Reason as a result of M-Audio'sHyperControl(TM) technology, which automatically maps keyboard controlsto commonly accessed parameters in software instruments and DAWs. Theconstant two-way link with the host DAW means that the Axiom Pro serieskeyboards are always in sync with the software's active parameters. Theintuitive graphic LCD constantly updates the current values, to ensureseamless editing and prevents parameter jumps even when plug-ins areclosed.
Users can also easily toggle between Mixer and Instrument controlmodes, making the music creation process much more seamless.Axiom Pro series keyboard controllers are also the first to combine MIDIcontrol with ASCII keystrokes, allowing users to assign any button tosend QWERTY key commands like cut/paste or undo directly to the hostsoftware. The controllers offer M-Audio's premium TruTouch semi-weightedkeyboard action for a more tactile and responsive playing experience.They are also equipped with eight velocity-sensitive trigger pads withM-Audio's exclusive Trigger Finger technology for triggering loops andsamples."The Axiom Pro series will equip our customers with an entirely new levelof performance and flexibility by allowing them to control a whole sessiondirectly from their Axiom Pro keyboard," stated Tex Schenkkan, VicePresident and General Manager, Audio at Avid. "We've received numerousrequests from our user community for a more full-featured version of theAxiom keyboard controllers for professional applications and today'sannouncement delivers just that."Pricing and AvailabilityThe Axiom Pro 49 is currently shipping and carries a USMSRP of $599.95.The Axiom Pro 61 is expected to ship in the first quarter of 2009 and willcarry a USMSRP of $699.95. Pricing and availability for the Axiom Pro 25will be announced at a later date. All three Axiom Pro models arecurrently on display at the NAMM convention in booth 6700.About M-AudioM-Audio, a part of Avid Technology, Inc., is a leading provider ofinnovative tools for today's computer musicians and audio professionals.Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, the company was founded with thegoal of democratizing music production by making powerful, easy-to-usetechnology accessible to a broad creative community. The company'saward-winning and comprehensive product line includes PCI-, FireWire- andUSB-based audio interfaces; USB/MIDI keyboard controllers and digitalpianos; microphones, preamps and reference monitors; and DJ tools.
M-Audiohas received numerous industry accolades, including Music Trades' "Companyof the Year" and "Fastest Growing Company" distinctions. The vastmajority of primetime television shows, feature films, commercials andchart-topping music hits are made using one or more Avid products.Whether used by seasoned professionals or beginning students, Avid'sproducts and services enable customers to work more efficiently,productively and creatively. For more information about the company's Oscar,Grammy(R) and Emmy(R) award-winning products and services, visit, del.icio.us, Flickr, twitter and YouTube; connect with Avidon Facebook or subscribe to Avid Industry Buzz.Copyright 2009 Avid Technology, Inc All rights reserved. Productfeatures, specifications, system requirements and availability aresubject to change without notice All prices are MSRP for U.S and Canadaonly and are subject to change without notice. Avid, Axiom, Digidesign,Film Composer, HyperControl, M-Audio, KeyStudio, Pinnacle Systems,Sibelius, Sundance and TruTouch are trademarks or registered trademarksof Avid Technology, Inc. Oscar is a trademark and service mark of the Academy ofMotion Picture Arts and Sciences.