M-audio Keystation 49 MkIII USB MIDI Controller Keyboard
From M-Audio's line of best-selling keyboard-controllers, the Keystation 49 MkIII USB MIDI Controller Keyboard is ideal for the budding producer or keys player wanting to get more out of their instrument, and their software.
Featuring an intuitive design, masses of functionality and a focus on portability, the Keystation 49 MkIII boosts your workflow by making it easy to control your DAW software without needing a mouse, allows you to play virtual instruments via MIDI connection, and includes some high quality software/plugins to get you up and running.
With 49 full-size natural feel keys, the M-audio Keystation 49 MkIII USB MIDI Controller Keyboard is easy to get used to and comfortable to play, with velocity sensitive technology allowing the player to play dynamically with style and flair like a traditional piano. A pedal input allows for expression with a (sold seperately) sustain footpedal, delivering true piano sustain even on the VST instruments.
You'll find your way around in no time, with clear labelling on all keys to hint at functionality, and the ability to custom programme keys and buttons on the keyboard to suit your needs. The Keystation 49 MkIII is designed to work with any DAW or plugin, another benefit of the advanced progamming options, in addition to iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad camera connection kit, allowing for on the go recording and control of your iOS recording software.
The keyboard is compact and lightweight, making it easy to transport and even easier to fit onto your work desk/stage/studio setup, all you need to power it is a USB connection and away you go (no drivers required!).
- 49 full-size velocity-sensitive synth-action keys with natural feel
- USB-MIDI connection for playing virtual instruments, controlling recording software, and more
- Transport and directional buttons for controlling any recording software/DAW
- Volume fader for deeper control of plugins
- Ergonomically designed pitch and modulation wheels for expressive performances
- Advanced functionality customizes fader, buttons, pitch and mod wheels to control any DAW or plugin parameter
- Compact design fits any desk, studio or stage setup perfectly
- USB-powered, supports plug-and-play connectivity to your Mac or PCno drivers required
- iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
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