M-Audio Keystation 88 MK3 MIDI Keyboard
Keystation 88 MK3 Features:
- 88 full-size velocity-sensitive semi-weighted keys with natural feel
- USB-MIDI connection for playing virtual instruments and controlling software
- 5-pin MIDI out for connecting to your favourite analogue synth
- Volume fader, transport and directional buttons for easy control of your software
- Ergonomically designed pitch and modulation wheels for expressive performances
- Advanced function assigns hardware controls to any DAW or plugin parameter
- Compact design fits any desk, studio or stage setup perfectly
- Plug-and-play connection to your Mac or PCno drivers or power supply required
- Compatible with iOS devices via Apple USB to Camera Adapter (sold separately)
- Octave up and down buttons; Sustain pedal input; Expression pedal input
- Includes Ableton Live Lite and MPC Beats performance/recording software/DAWs
- Includes a complete software production package
Keystation 88 MK3 Specifications:
- Power: via USB or DC 9V, 500mA centre-positive power supply (sold separately)
- Dimensions (WxDxH): 54.24 x 8.52 x 2.88 (137.77 x 21.64 x 7.31cm)
- Weight: 13.75 lbs. (6.24kg)
*Standard 1-Year Warranty Included*
Bring your creative vision to life with the M-Audio Keystation 88 MK3, a fantastic lightweight, portable, plug and play USB MIDI controller. Whether you're a beginner or Pro the included software production package will have you mastering your piano playing skills in no time thus taking complete command of your controller. Featuring MPC Beats an essential tool for creative musical productions. Not forgetting the Keystation 88 MK3 is USB Powered making setup to your computer or Mac quick and easy.
Simple Software Control
Start creating and performing music on your Mac or PC with the worlds best-selling 88 key keyboard controller: the Keystation 88 MK3. Whether youre a seasoned pro looking for just the right controls or are just getting started with USB MIDI controllers, the Keystation 88 MK3 will meet your needs. It is a simple, powerful MIDI controller designed for sequencing music and playing virtual instruments on your Mac or PC. Keystation 88 MK3 features 88 natural-feeling, full-size velocity-sensitive keys and comprehensive controls that expand the range of playable notes, expressive capabilities, and enhance your recording workflow.
With Keystation 88 MK3, maximising your creativity while minimising the complication is easy: Use the fully assignable octave range buttons; pitch-bend and modulation wheels; volume slider, and transport and directional controls to play, perform, and record with your music software without using a mouse or trackpad. Keystation 88 MK3 also features a ¼-inch (6.3mm) sustain pedal input that lets you use an external control pedal, such as the M-Audio SP2 (sold separately), for genuine piano sustain.
Immersive DAW Control
With Keystation 88 MK3, take the hassle out of computer-based production. Combining USB-power, class-compliancy and support for USB-MIDI connectivity, setup is a breeze granting producers and performers immediate access to the modern-world of music production. Thanks to easily-accessible play, stop and record controls and directional buttons, experience an unprecedented, enhanced recording workflow - play, perform and record with music software without the nuisance distraction of a mouse or trackpad. Plus, Keystation 88 MK3s support for iOS connectivity - with the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately) enables full-featured performance with audio apps on iPads and other iOS devices.
Hone Your Skills
M-Audios Keystation Series makes it simple to develop your skills at every level with lesson programs from Skoove and Melodics. With Skoove, learn how to play piano with hundreds of interactive, high-quality online piano lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players. Skooves unique method guides you with real-time feedback as you play, letting you improve faster and learn everything you need to become a complete piano player. Melodics fuses a user-friendly, intuitive and inspiring user interface, underpinned with unique adaptive learning, motivational mechanics and customised challenges, encouraging users to learn different techniques, concepts and genres. With each session, you're building muscle memory, improving your technique and most importantly, mastering your controller. Melodics is free to download and upon registration of your Keystation 88 MK3, you'll receive another 40 free lessons to get you started!
Worth every penny. Wanted to start to learn piano properly and so decided to upgrade from an mpk mini to this. 88 full size keys that fell great under your fingers. Really happy with this purchase