M-Audio Hammer 88
The M-Audio Hammer 88 is a production and performance USB MIDI Keyboard controller with 88 fully-weighted, hammer-action keys. It features USB-MIDI connectivity that enables it to be used with virtual instruments, sound modules and recording software. The Hammer 88 is USB-powered and comes complete with a fantastic software package that includes Ableton Live Lite and a 3-month trial with Skoove.
Introducing Hammer 88, a premium, no-compromise keyboard controller, ideal for professional, semi-pro players or students seeking the realistic grand piano feel to use with virtual instruments or sound modules. At the heart of Hammer 88 are 88 velocity-sensitive, fully-weighted hammer-action keys that are guaranteed to faithfully capture every subtle nuance of your performance, while providing the unmatched response of a traditional grand piano-classic feel fused with the unrivalled sonic capabilities of virtual instruments. It's the perfect combination for performers and producers to experience their plugin collection like never before.
- 88 fully-weighted, hammer-action keys
- USB-MIDI connection for playing virtual instruments, controlling recording software and more
- 5-Pin MIDI output to trigger external MIDI devices
- Pitch bend, modulation, volume and ± controls for expressive performances
- Multiple keyboard zones for layering, splits and 4-note chords with a single key press
- Inputs for Sustain, Expression and Soft pedals
- USB-powered, no power supply required
- No drivers required, supports plug-and-play connectivity to your Mac or PC
- iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
- Clean, professional editing with the included Hammer 88 Controller Editor
- Power adapter (optional) for stand-alone use
Included Software Package
- Ableton Live Lite, a powerful music performance and creation software
- ProTools First
- 2GB Sample Library from Touch Loops
- AIR "Mini Grand" Acoustic Grand Piano
- AIR "Velvet" Vintage Electric Piano Instrument
- AIR "DB-33" Tonewheel Organ Simulator
- SONiVOX "Eighty Eight Ensemble" Authentic Piano Instrument
- 3-month trial with Skoove. The easiest way to learn piano with interactive piano lessons for beginners and advanced players
- Keys: 88, velocity-sensitive, weighted keys
- Octaves: 10
- Connections: USB port, sustain pedal, soft pedal, expression pedal, MIDI Out
- Power: USB, Power adapter
- Dimensions: (WxDxH)11.9" x 5.0" x 55.9" / 30.2 x 12.7 x 142.0 cm
- Weight: 38.5 lbs. / 17.5 kg
Received it in 24 hours, excellent customer service! Awesome midi controller, weighted keys are perfect, feels like a grand piano, very responsive, absolute bargain!
Everything I was after in a full sized keyboard. Great action and a joy to play. Straightforward set up. Very happy!