M-Audio Keystation 61 MKIII
61-key USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller with Full-sized, Semi-weighted Keys and Software Pack – Mac/PC
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USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller with 61 Semi-weighted Keys
With its full-sized, semi-weighted keys and exciting instrument software bundle, the lightweight and expressive M-Audio Keystation 61 MK3 makes a worthy addition to any studio setup or performance arsenal. This simple USB/MIDI controller comes equipped with a streamlined control set to quickly unlock the full power of your pianos, synths, loops, and sound machines. Mac/PC Class Compliancy and USB bus powering makes the Keystation 61 MK3 the ultimate plug-and-play solution for sound creation on the go. A 5-pin MIDI output, standard 1/4″ sustain pedal input, and on/off switch grace the back panel..
- Lightweight, expressive USB/MIDI keyboard controller
- 61 full-sized, semi-weighted, velocity-sensitive keys
- Streamlined control set: pitch/mod wheels, volume slider, octave +/-, cursor keys, and transport controls
- Advanced button unlocks powerful MIDI control
- Plug and play — Mac/PC Class Compliant and USB bus powered
- iPad/iPhone compatible — requires Apple Camera Connector (not included)
- 1/4″ sustain pedal input
- 5-pin MIDI output
61 semi-weighted keys
The M-Audio Keystation 61 MK3 boasts 61 full-size keys with comfortable semi-weighted action. This makes it a great choice for players who want solid-feeling touch when playing virtual instruments.
The Keystation 61 MK3’s intuitive control set helps you breeze through sessions. To the left of the keys are pitch, modulation, and octave controls. Its dedicated volume slider is useful for live performances and can be assigned to control any MIDI value in the studio — use it to add expression or perform a filter sweep while you record a sequence. Add that to dedicated transport controls and cursor keys (so you don’t need to use a mouse), and with the Keystation 61 MK3 you’ve got a complete system that’s perfect for minimal studio or performance setups.
The Mac/PC Class Compliant M-Audio Keystation 61 MK3 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 — just plug, play, and go. No more hunting for an extra outlet to power up your rig.
The M-Audio Keystation 61 MK3 isn’t limited to computer use. Using the Apple Camera Connector, you can pair this compact keyboard with your iPad or iPhone and your favorite music creation apps. The M-Audio Keystation 61 MK3 is the perfect travel companion for musicians on the go.
- Type: Keyboard Controller
- Number of Keys: 61
- Type of Keys: Semi-weighted
- Velocity Sensitive: Yes
- Other Controllers: Pitchbend, Mod Wheel
- Dedicated Transport Control: Yes
- Pedal Inputs: 1 x 1/4″ (sustain)
- MIDI I/O: Out/USB
- USB: 1 x Type B
- Computer Connectivity: USB
- Software: AIR Music Mini Grand/Velvet/Xpand!2, Ableton Live LIte, Pro Tools First, Skoove, Touch Loops, Melodics Tutorial
- Power Supply: DC power supply, USB bus powered
- Height: 2.68″
- Width: 39.2″
- Depth: 7.44″
- Weight: 9 lbs.
AIR Music Mini Grand
AIR Music’s Mini Grand is a simple-to-use yet powerful virtual piano instrument with seven different acoustic piano sounds to suit a broad range of musical styles and production needs. Combining premium quality piano samples, innovative re-pedaling technology, built-in room simulation and equal and stretched tuning, Mini Grand is the go-to plugin for authentic, emotive piano sounds.
AIR Music Velvet
AIR Music’s Velvet is a virtual electronic piano that combines five legendary electric pianos from the 60s and 70s into one versatile instrument. Based on the Fender Rhodes Suitcase, Fender Rhodes MK I and MK II Stage Pianos, Wurlitzer 200A and Hohner Pianet-T, Velvet accurately emulates the sound quality, response and nuances of each original instrument to bring your piano tracks to life.
AIR Music Xpand!2
AIR Music’s Xpand!2 is a multitimbral workstation offering four active sound slots, or parts, per patch. Each part is provided with its own MIDI channel, Note Range (Zone), Mix, Arpeggiation, Modulation, and Effects settings—an excellent method for creating individual parts. Harnessing the four parts together to build one amazing Patch is where Xpand!2 reveals its true power. Using everything from wavetables and FM synthesis to sample playback, the expert sound design team at Air Music Tech has carefully created thousands of ready-to-play Xpand!2 patches.
Ableton Live Lite
Ableton Live Lite is one of the most popular performance and production programs available in the world. A powerful music creation tool, Ableton Live Lite enables musicians and producers to spontaneously compose, record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas in a fluid audio/MIDI environment. Explore sonic possibilities in real time whether on stage or in the studio. When you are satisfied with your work, Ableton Live Lite lets you save it or mix it down.
Pro Tools First – M-Audio Edition
Pro Tools | First M-Audio Edition is included with the Keystation 49 MK3. Pro Tools is the industry standard for recording software and the teams at M-Audio and AVID have crafted a version of this terrific collection specifically tailored for M-Audio hardware. This amazing audio and MIDI recording software helps inspire any artist, musician or singer-songwriter to create, record and share all their ideas across the world at any time. Pro Tools | First M-Audio Edition features Unlimited Busses, Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch, Offline Bounce and 1 GB of free cloud storage space for collaboration or accessing your projects from any computer anywhere that is connected to the internet, plus compatibility with all the included AIR Music Tech Virtual Instruments.
With Skoove, you’ll learn to play piano with hundreds of interactive, high-quality online piano lessons structured for beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Skoove’s unique method guides you with real-time feedback as you play, letting you hone your skills faster and learn everything you need to become a complete piano player.
Melodics Tutorial Desktop app
Join over 100,000 musicians building their skills with Melodics. Melodics is a desktop app that teaches you to play and perform with MIDI keyboards, pad controllers, and drums. Whether you’re just starting out, or a seasoned pro looking to learn advanced techniques, Melodics grows with you. It comes with over 60 free lessons (Including 5 Exclusive to M-Audio) to get you started!
Chop up and mix 2 gigs of samples ranging from deep ambient synth pad loops to vintage drum one shots. These are all designed to inspire your music production and provide professional sounding samples that will shine in your mix. Touch Loops perfectly captures the tone and intensity of each sample, so they enhance and complement any song, wherever you use them. This incredible value can be found in your M-Audio account, ready to be downloaded and chopped to your liking!