GEM'S acclaimed DRAKE™ technology housed in a
series of affordable & easy to use, half-rack sound modules.
DRAKE™ sound quality and power stems from its totally
programmable DSP software architecture, allowing many types of
sound generation algorithms, effects and post processing
including the exclusive physical models pioneered by
The RP-X is specifically dedicated to the emulation of stunning
acoustic pianos and vintage instruments ideal for stage or
studio use. In addition to the superb grand piano patches, the
selection of Rhodes®, Wurlitzer®, and Clavinet® are reproduced
with stunning reality.
The DRAKE™ (Dsp Risc Advanced Keyboard Engine) technology
acclaimed for its astonishing performances in the Promega &
Realpiano Series pianos is now available in the RP-X module.
Offering musicians the possibility of always having available a
wide selection of the best electric and acoustic piano sounds
including the famous Fazioli F308®.
RP-X features an impressive 72 notes max polyphony, 64 MB of
stereo/mono samples, + physical modelling generation. The
combination of sounds, effects and their control parameters may
be stored in the presets for immediate recall during live
The user interface is extremely easy to navigate with a minimum
of front panel buttons to access essential controls and
The rear panel features stereo audio output, aux stereo input,
MIDI in/thru connections along with a USB port for a direct
connection to the computer (Windows). The “X Series” is
accompanied by a custom PC-based editor that allows easy
control, simultaneous change and storage of the vast number of
internal parameters. The RAM and flash memories allow the “X
Series” modules to be fully updated via software just like all
the other GEM instruments powered by DRAKE™.