KMI rogue softstep NAMM 2014

We have been fans of the products Keith McMillen Instruments (KMI) has been putting out for a long time.  While we have, unfortunately, still not posted our review of the QuNeo (and it probably has to be updated because so much has changed), I can assure you were are huge fans of it here.  They have two new products that are very exciting: the Rogue for QuNeo and the new Softstep.

KMI rogue softstep NAMM 2014

The Rogue is a wireless add-on for the QuNeo, allowing up to 60m range with almost 0 latency due to their proprietary wireless technology.  Complaints have been coming in that the price is a little steep at $399, plus $199 for the QuNeo, and while it isn’t a cheap purchase for an add-on, it is a powerful addition to a very performance based controller.

KMI rogue softstep NAMM 2014

The Softstep has been completely updated as well, based on a lot of the community feedback on the original controller.  It looked great before, but now the LEDs are a lot crisper and the buttons feel a lot better.  They also did a huge update to their editor, which I only could see screen shots of, to make it more streamlined and easier to use.  Much like every other manufacturer at this event, I am getting rumors and hints that big things are coming, and if any company can do something to shake up our little corner of the industry it’s KMI.

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