Native Instruments Maschine Mk2 Black – Groove Production Studio
MASCHINE has already established itself as the ultimate integrated hardware/software system for creating beats and tracks professionally.
Now, the celebrated groove production studio takes another leap forward, with a choice of black or white hardware, highly sensitive multicolored pads, redesigned LCD displays,and more. MASCHINE’s unparalleled workflow is smoother and more intuitive than ever before and the 6GB+ library now includes MASSIVE – the genre defining synthesizer for bass and leads. And you can style your new MASCHINE with the new MASCHINE CUSTOM KITS. There’s never been a better time to get your groove on.
Create tight rhythms, harmonies and melodies in moments with MASCHINE - the groundbreaking instrument that combines a pattern-based sequencer, professional sampler, multi-effect unit and VST/AU plug-in host with tactile control.
Experience a fully creative workflow with the integrated hardware/software system, combining the flexibility of computer-based music production with straightforward, two-handed control for composing, performing, browsing, sampling, slicing, sound-shaping and tweaking effects.
MASCHINE is constantly evolving. The latest MASCHINE generation delivers:
- New hardware – now in black or white, with new multicolored pads
- New 1.8 software – free update, with color coding and new effects
- MASSIVE on board – legendary synth for all MASCHINE users
- Customize MASCHINE – new CUSTOM KITS and the MASCHINE STAND
Studio Production Center:
Make MASCHINE the centerpiece of your studio set-up. With direct access to all software functions via the intuitive hardware, you can easily browse, load, tweak, play, arrange, and automate all sampler, plug-in and effect parameters with full hands-on control.
With MASCHINE you can also control and sequence all of your external hardware instruments, or switch to MIDI mode to control other software. Once your track is ready, drag and drop your patterns as MIDI or audio files directly into your DAW to finalize and mix your production. You’ll soon realize MASCHINE is a powerhouse capable of revolutionizing the way you make music.
Creative Performance Tool:
MASCHINE is the ultimate performance tool for creative musicians. The controller is super-sturdy yet easily portable. The highly responsive, multi-color pads are addictively playable, and the click buttons, the rotary encoders and the master push encoder provide point perfect control. Two back-lit, high-contrast displays provide optimum visibility so you always know what's going on – even in the most demanding situations.
Use MASCHINE as an instrument and/or MIDI controller for performing your own tracks, or sync it with other gear like TRAKTOR PRO 2 to add more dynamics to your live set. The colored pads and buttons let you see your sounds, making the workflow smoother than ever while providing irresistible eye-candy on stage.
Perform with MASCHINE once, and you'll never want to leave home without it.
Supreme Sounds Inside:
MASCHINE comes with over 6 GB of ready-to-use, professional and inspiring sounds. Create rhythms and melodies right away with the included drum kits, one-shot samples, basses, synths and acoustic instruments – all fully tagged for easy browsing.
With the 1.8 MASCHINE update, all MASCHINE users get the legendary MASSIVE synthesizer – a sonic monster for basses and leads with 1,300 earth-shattering sounds. MASCHINE also includes KOMPLETE ELEMENTS, providing more than 1,000 stunning sounds.
Expand your Sound:
Add extra fuel to your MASCHINE or MASCHINE MIKRO with MASCHINE EXPANSIONS – sonically-specialized packages created by renowned sound designers and artists.
These ready-to-rumble sample kits consist of drum one-shots, matched kits, multi-sampled instruments and pre-programmed patterns and songs. For instant and exclusive use within MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO.
Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM
Mac OS X 10.6 or 10.7 (latest update), Intel Core Duo, 2 GB RAM