The M-Audio Keystation 88 Mk2 is a powerful MIDI controller that’s easy to use and incredibly portable.
Simple yet powerful, the Keystation 88 is easy to use but gives you great results.
As its name would suggest, the Keystation 88 features 88 full-size velocity-sensitive keys for so you can perform with full expression.
You will also find a series of controls that give you huge potential for enhancing your sound and improving your workflow.
From the octave range buttons, pitch-bend and modulation wheels to the transport and directional controls, this powerful MIDI controller allows you to record with your music software, all without using a mouse or trackpad.
Furthermore, because the Keystation 88 features a 1/4” sustain pedal input you can easily add in an external control pedal so you get even more control.
M-Audio Keystation 88 Mk 2 MIDI Controller Key Features:
- 88 full-size velocity-sensitive semi-weighted keys
- USB-MIDI connection for playing virtual instruments, controlling recording software, and more
- 5-Pin MIDI Output to trigger external MIDI devices
- Transport and directional buttons let you operate your DAW from the keyboard
- Pitch bend, modulation, and octave controls for expressive performances
- USB-powered and supports plug-and-play connectivity to your Mac or PC
- Lightweight design for easy setup and portability
- iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
- Includes Ableton Live Lite, a powerful music performance and creation software
- Includes SONiVOX Eighty-Eight Ensemble, a virtual piano instrument that captures a 9-foot CD327 Steinway piano
- Includes AIR Music Tech Xpand!2, a multitimbral all-in-one workstation
Portable MIDI Controller
M-Audio have designed the Keystation 88 to be both lightweight and durable so you can take it on the road with confidence.
This makes it ideal for live performance, taking it to the studio for recording or band practice.
In fact, you can make music with the Keystation 88 virtually anywhere you go because it can be USB bus powered and supports USB-MIDI connectivity.
You can even use the Keystation 88 with your favourite iOS music apps. Just connect the Keystation 88 to your iPad or other iOS device using the separately available iPad Camera Connection Kit and you can perform and compose on your favourite music apps with all the amazing control the Keystation offers.
Great Software Included
With the Keystation 88 MIDI controller, M-Audio wanted you to be able to create incredible music straight away and so it comes with some awesome software included.
Ableton Live Lite is a powerful music creation tool and one of the most popular performance and production programs in the world. Enabling you to compose, record, mix, improvise and edit, this audio-MIDI software is a great way to get started with your new M-Audio Keystation 88.
With Pro Tools | First you get an introduction to Pro Tools; the industry standard for recording software. Featuring unlimited busses, elastic time, elastic pitch, offline bounce and 1 GB of free cloud storage space you can use for collaboration or accessing your work from difference computers, it is brimming with inspirational tools.
Also bundled with the Keystation 88 is SONiVOX Eight-Eight Ensemble a world-class, premium virtual instrument. Through meticulous recording and expert sampling, Eighty-Eight Ensemble authentically reproduces the amazing sound of a 9-foot CD327 Steinway grand piano so you can use it in your own musical projects.
You’ll also enjoy the amazing plugins, virtual instruments from other included software such as Air Music Tech Xpand!2 and Touch Loops. These offer some amazing sounds to play with and inspire you, including 2 gigs of samples to chop up and mix for great loops and more.
Portable and Simple Yet Durable and Powerful
The perfect combination of portability, simplicity, durability and control power, the M-Audio Keystation 88 makes for an awesome MIDI controller for use in the studio, on the stage or on the road.
Buy the M-Audio Keystation 88 II now and start performing the way you want to perform.
M-Audio Keystation 88 Mk 2 MIDI Controller Requirements:
- Macintosh: Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.5 or later; 2 GB RAM
- PC: PC with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10; multicore processor; 2 GB RAM
- Available USB Port
|Software Included||sonivox eighty - eight ensemble virtual piano instrument, ableton live lite (works with apple's camera connection kit for use with ios devices)|
|Power Supply||usb bus powered|
|Number of Keys||88 keys|
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