The capability of compact keyboard controllers has improved dramatically over the last few years and the M-Audio Code 61 Controller Keyboard is one such unit that really exceeds expectations. With its velocity and aftertouch sensitive keys, fully assignable controls, 4 zone split capability, MIDI and USB connectivity and much more, the M-Audio Code 61 has the power to be your ultimate studio or live controller.
Capture your expression
The M-Audio Code 61 is gifted with 61 full size, semi-weighted keys that not only capture velocity but also have aftertouch capability. This allows you to further press the key while held down to modulate the sound you're using. The playing experience is exceptional and no matter whether you're using the Code 61 to control a grand piano virtual instrument or cutting edge raw synth sounds, your expression will be captured without compromise.
In addition to the exceptional keyboard, the M-Audio Code 61 also boasts a plethora of alternative and assignable controllers. 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads make for easy beat production, clip launching and much more whilst the 8 assignable 360 degree encoders, 9 assignable faders and 9 assignable buttons give you total control over your DAW or virtual instrument, no additional units required.
Huge production capability
To execute common functions in your DAW such as adding tracks, cut, paste and more, the Code 61 offers up support for ASCII/HID keyboard shortcut commands so that you can map these commonly used shortcuts right to the controller itself. This makes for a streamlined workflow for a faster, more efficient and far more satisfying creative production session. The Code 61 also supports Mackie Control/HUI control modes, so that compatibility with just about any DAW is assured.
Connectivity is also universal with the Code 61 sporting USB which allows for data transfer and also power for minimal cable mess. Full MIDI In/Out connectivity means you can also use the Code to control older synths and even get them to talk to your PC or Mac via the Code. Finally, to get you up and running out of the box the Code 61 comes complete with Ableton Live Lite and Hybrid 3.0 and Loom by AIR Music Technology so you can begin creating and producing straight away.
VIP Music Software
VIP3.0 provides you with unparalleled access to your virtual instrument and effect collection, seamlessly integrating the hardware / software experience and grants the unrestricted freedom to create in a user-friendly, intuitive format. The combination of VIP and APC Key 25 maximizes workflow and ensures a playing experience that feels natural and enhances creativity – the natural, tactile feel of hardware fused with the unrivalled processing capability of virtual Instruments.
Quickly find sounds based on instrument type, timbre, style or articulation from your entire VST library; sculpt immersive, expressive sounds and textures layering up to 8 separate instruments and patches per VIP instance; load up to 4 different VST effects per instrument channel to sculpt the perfect sound; put power into your performance with Pad Chord Progressions and user-friendly Key Control processors; and much more. From live performance to studio production, VIP’s user-friendly functionality coupled with a diverse feature set guarantees simple, seamless integration into your existing setup and provides the ultimate platform for unrestricted creative expression.
Manufacturer M-Audio Model Code 61 Black Controller Keyboard Weight 5.2Kg Colour White Keyboard 61 full-size, velocity-sensitive semi-weighted keys with aftertouch Connectivity
- MIDI In/Out
- Sustain Pedal
- Expression Pedal
Requirements (for Included software)
- Windows 7 (32 and 64); Windows 10 Compatible
- OSx 10.7.5
- Ableton Live Lite
- Hybrid 3.0 and Loom by AIR Music Technology
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