M-Audio Keystation 88 II USB MIDI Keyboard Controller
Lightweight, ultra-portable performance keyboard controller with 88 full-size velocity-sensitive keys that deliver natural piano feel
Class compliant and USB powered specification provides seamless USB-midi connection for playing virtual instruments, controlling recording software and more. Note: Make sure to connect the controller directly to the computers USB port and not any kind of USB hub or splitter.
Dedicated octave up and down buttons increase the keyboard to the full melodic range and on-board pitch bend and modulation wheels provide a platform for immersive, expressive performances
Five pin midi output for triggering external midi equipment and conveniently located transport and directional buttons provide easy-to-use interface for DAW and virtual instrument control.iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad camera connection kit (sold separately); comprehensive production software package for Mac and PC worth over £150 included; able ton live lite, sonivox eighty-eight ensemble and air music tech xpand2
Requirement:PC with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10; multicore processor; 2 GB RAM
Publisher: inMusic Europe Limited
Release Date: 2014-06-30
Details: Simple Software Control Step into computer-based music creation and performance with the Keystation keyboard controller from M-Audio. Keystation is a simple, powerful MIDI controller designed for sequencing music and playing virtual instruments on your Mac or PC. It features full-size velocity-sensitive keys and a series of controls that expand the range of playable notes, expressive capabilities, and enhance your recording workflow. Use the octave range buttons; pitch-bend and modulation wheels; and transport and directional controls to play, perform, and record with your music software without using a mouse or trackpad. Keystation also includes a 1/4" (6.3mm) sustain pedal input that lets you use an external control pedal, such as the SP2 (sold separately), for genuine piano sustain.
Pure Player Experience Lightweight and durable, Keystation is perfect for traveling musicians who want to take command of music software during live performances or producers who wish to add an intuitive MIDI controller with a natural feeling keybed to their studio. For an easy-to-use and portable setup, Keystation is USB-powered, class-compliant, and supports USB-MIDI connectivity. Plus, Keystation supports iOS connectivity with the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately), enabling you to perform and compose with audio apps on your iPad and other iOS devices.