A Compact USB MIDI Controller for Your Studio or Mobile Rig
M-Audio’s portable and versatile Keystation 49 USB MIDI controller keyboard gives you a great-feeling 49-key keybed in a very lightweight and compact unit. The Keystation 49 features velocity-sensitive, synth-action keys for smooth feel and expressive playability, letting you get the most out of your virtual instruments and software synths. This controller includes an assignable slider that doubles as a volume control, data up/down buttons, DAW transport controls, pitch-bend and mod wheels, and more. It’s also perfect for hooking up to your iPad for mobile song creation. Plus, you get a free download of Ableton Live Lite music creation software. Ignite your creativity with the M-Audio Keystation 49.
M-Audio Keystation 49 USB MIDI Controller Keyboard at a Glance:
- 49 synth-action keys
- Pitch, modulation, and other control sources
- USB power for convenience
- Use with your computer or iPad
49 synth-action keys
The M-Audio Keystation 49 has 49 full-size keys with easy-to-play and familiar synth action. This makes the Keystation 49 a great choice for players who like a light touch when playing virtual instruments. Its compact size makes the Keystation 49 perfect for use at a computer workstation or on the road!
Pitch, modulation, and other control sources
To the left of the Keystation 49 keyboard are pitch and modulation wheels for control of these essential synth and MIDI parameters. The volume slider offers a bonus: it can be assigned to control any other MIDI value! Use it to add expression or perform a filter sweep while you record a sequence. Add that to a dedicated set of transport controls and directional keys (so you don’t need to use a mouse), and you have a complete system that’s perfect for minimal setups.
USB power for convenience
The M-Audio Keystation 49 runs on USB bus power when connected to your computer. That means you don’t need anything but a USB cable for both power and MIDI transmission! No more hunting for an extra outlet to set up your rig!
Use with your computer or iPad
You don’t need to limit the M-Audio Keystation 49 to computer use. Using the Apple Camera Connector, you can use this compact keyboard with your iPad and your favorite music creation apps. The M-Audio Keystation 49 is the perfect companion for traveling musicians.
M-Audio Keystation 49 USB MIDI Controller Keyboard Features:
- 49 full-size, velocity-sensitive, synth-action keys
- 2 advanced function buttons for sending MIDI messages
- Pitch and modulation wheels; volume/control slider
- Transport controls for controlling your DAW without a mouse
- Powered via USB or 9-volt power adapter (sold separately)
- Mac OS X and Windows class compliant for plug-and-play operation
- Works with iPad (iPad Camera Connection Kit required)
- Advanced function button for programming
- Input jack for optional sustain pedal
- Octave up/down buttons to extend keyboard range
- Includes Ableton Live Lite and SONiVOX Eighty-Eight Ensemble virtual piano software