M-Audio Keystation 61 61-Key USB MIDI Controller
M-Audio's portable and versatile Keystation 61 USB MIDI controller keyboard gives you a great-feeling 61-key keybed in a very lightweight and compact unit. The Keystation 61 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, pitchbend 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 61.
61 synth-action keys:
The M-Audio Keystation 61 has 61 full-size keys with easy-to-play and familiar synth action. This makes the Keystation 61 a great choice for players who like a light touch when playing virtual instruments. Its compact size makes the Keystation 61 perfect for use at a computer workstation or taking on the road!
Pitch, modulation and other control sources:
To the left of the Keystation 61es keyboard are a pitch and a modulation wheel 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've got a complete system that's perfect for minimal setups.
USB power for convenience:
The M-Audio Keystation 61 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 61 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 61 is the perfect travel companion for musicians on the go.
M-Audio Keystation 61 Features:
- 61 full-size, velocity-sensitive, synth-action keys
- Two 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 9VDC power adapter (sold separately)
- Mac OSX and Windows class compliant for plug-and-play
- 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
M-Audio Keystation 61 Specs:
- Number of Keys: 61
- Type of Keys: Synth
- Aftertouch: No
- Number of Performance Pads: 0
- Number of Encoders/Pots: 0
- Number of Sliders/Faders: 0
- Dedicated Transport Control: No
- Other Controllers: Pitchbend, Mod Wheel
- System Requirements Mac: OS X 10.1.5 or later
- System Requirements PC: Windows 98SE or later
- Pedal Inputs: 1 x Sustain Pedal Input
- MIDI I/O: MIDI via USB
- USB: Yes
- Height: 3.625"
- Width: 39"
- Depth: 9.375"
- Weight: 11 lbs.