M-Audio is undoubtedly one of the best companies around when it comes to premium quality controllers. Be it for live performance or in-depth studio editing, the M-Audio CTRL 49 Controller Keyboard boasts tons of control, a stunning 4.3-inch high-resolution display and a stunning semi-weighted keyboard.
For the players
The "heart" of any controller is its keyboard quality and the CTRL 49 Controller boasts a custom designed, semi-weighted synth action keybed with velocity and aftertouch capability so you'll never be short of expression.
Layer on top of this the standard pitch bend and modulation wheels, 9 faders and 8 buttons, 8 velocity and pressure sensitive pads and you have a device capable of controlling any DAW, VST or hardware synth available today.
High definition interface
The M-Audio CTRL 49 Controller Keyboard looks stunning, with its sharp, black chassis that contrasts against its array of brightly lit pads and controls, but the cherry on the cake is the 4.3-inch high-definition full-colour screen that displays clear, concise information, perfect for use on dark stages.
Included software suite
M-Audio has really pushed the boat out when it comes to included software with the CTRL 49 so that you can get to producing and performing out of the box. Ableton Live Lite, AIR Creative FX Collection, AIR Vacuum Pro, AIR Loom, AIR Hybrid 3, AIR Xpand!2, AIR Velvet, AIR Transfuser and SONiVOX Eighty-Eight Ensemble are all included which at this price point is extremely impressive.
The M-Audio CTRL 49 MIDI and USB capable controller keyboard has everything you need no matter what your required application is. If you need a compact and powerful controller check this out, you won't be disappointed.
Manufacturer M-Audio Model CTRL 49 Keyboard Weight 6Kg Colour Black Keyboard 49-key M-Audio semi-weighted keybed with aftertouch Connectivity
- MIDI In/Out
- Sustain Pedal
- Expression Pedal
Requirements (for VIP software)
- 2 GB free disk space for basic installation, 20GB free disk space for full content installation
- 4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
- Multi-core CPU
- 1280 x 768 pixel screen resolution
- Mac OS X 10.8 or later
- Windows 7 32-Bit, Windows 7 64-Bit, Windows 8 64-Bit, or later
- Ableton Live Lite
- AIR Creative FX Collection
- AIR Vacuum Pro
- AIR Loom
- AIR Hybrid 3
- AIR Xpand!2
- AIR Velvet
- AIR Transfuser
- SONiVOX Eighty Eight Ensemble
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