M-Audio Keystation MK3 61-Key Midi Keyboard Controller Overview:
M-Audio Keystation MK3 61-Key
Start creating and performing music with your Mac or PC with the world’s best-selling keyboard controllers: The Keystation Series from M-Audio.
Pure Player Experience
Enter the world of unrestricted computer-based music creation and performance with the Keystation 61 MK3 keyboard controller from M-Audio - successor to the iconic Keystation 61 II. Keystation 61 MK3 is a full-featured, powerful MIDI keyboard controller engineered for sequencing music and playing virtual instruments on Mac or PC. At the heart of Keystation 61 MK3 is a reimagined premium keybed delivering a superbly natural, player-centric response and 61 full-size, velocity-sensitive and semi weighted keys that gives to faithfully capture every subtle nuance of your performance. For unrestricted access to the full keyboard range, Keystation 61 MK3 includes expertly-located octave range buttons!
Keystation 61 MK3 provides all the must-have tools to capture even the most immersive, expressive performances. With conveniently located, ergonomically-designed pitch and modulation wheels, take command of your virtual instruments adding portamento, vibrato or any parameter mapped to the modulation wheel for completely customised control. Looking to add some authentic piano style sustain? Keystation 61 MK3 also includes a 1/4” (6.3mm) sustain pedal input for use with an external control pedal, such as the SP2 (sold separately), for expanded expressive capability.
Immersive DAW Control
With Keystation 61 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 61 MK3’s 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.
Portable Performance Powerhouse
Keystation 61 MK3 is the ideal solution for travelling musicians who require unrestricted command of music software when performing live or in mobile-recording scenarios. Combining a slim line, lightweight and ultra-portable footprint with a robust, road-ready build, Keystation 61 MK3 packs core controller functionality in a lightweight and durable package – plus with a mobile-friendly USB-bus power specification, taking your performance and production on the road without compromising critical keyboard controller functionality has never been easier.
- 61 full-size velocity-sensitive semi-weighted keys with natural feel
- USB-MIDI connection for playing virtual instruments, controlling recording software, and more
- 5-pin MIDI out for connecting to your favorite analog synth
- 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 PC—no drivers required
- iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
- Includes Pro Tools | First M-Audio Edition, Ableton Live Lite performance/recording software/DAWs
- Includes AIR Music Tech Mini Grand, with seven acoustic piano sounds
- Includes AIR Music Tech Velvet virtual electronic piano with five legendary electric pianos from the ‘60s and ‘70s
- Includes AIR Music Tech Xpand!2 multitimbral all-in-one workstation
- Premium Software Suites Included
Contents Included :
- Keystation 61 MK3
- Software Download Cards
- USB Cable
- User Guide
- Safety and Warranty Manual
- Power: via USB or DC 9 V, 500 mA center-positive power supply(sold separately) - not required for use with a PC or Mac
- Dimensions: 39.2” x 7.44" x 2.68" (995 mm x 189 mm x 68 mm)
- Weight: 9.0 lbs. (4.1 kg)
- Transport and Directional Controls: Mackie Control, Mackie/HUI, or MIDI
Minimum System Requirements
- Windows 7
- macOS 10.11
- Available USB port
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