I play an Akai EWI4000 as part of my one man band show and I read that the Rack XS allowed more expressive sounds. The price is high (for me), but there are few options. So I ordered it along with the Patchman programmed patches for the EWI.
The instrument sounds are great. I use mostly trumpet with mutes, sax, flute, clarinet, trombone with mutes and rarely other sounds. I have not dug into the other capabilities of this box, maybe this winter.
The front panel controls make it easy to make changes to the voice such as reverb or tone. Saving and accessing the hundreds of voices is very easy with the catagory search. I have the 12 or so voices that I use frequently in the user3 bank.
I highly recommend this sound module for playing realistic wind instrument sounds on an Akai Ewi.
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