> Thanks Per! I'm looking at a demo of Kontakt 2 now... > seems like it might be overkill for what I'm after at > this time. > > Mark If Kontakt is overkill for your needs, you might look into Kompakt, their scaled-down sampler VSTi. I run it on my windows laptop for most of the "conventional" keybaord sounds, ie, rhodes, wurli, hammond, etc, on our gigs, and it works great. I run it in Ableton Live, it's stable, samples load fast (much faster than EXS24 on my mac), overall, it's been great.