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M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller

M-Audio Hammer 88
M-Audio Hammer 88
 
List Price: $699.00
Our Price: $399.00


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Product Code: 9999-17798

 

M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller

The M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller is a premium, no-compromise keyboard controller, ideal for professional, semi-pro players or students seeking the realistic grand piano feel to use with virtual instruments or sound modules.

At the heart of M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller are 88 velocity-sensitive, fully-weighted hammer-action keys that are guaranteed to faithfully capture every subtle nuance of your performance, while providing the unmatched response of a traditional grand piano—classic feel fused with the unrivalled sonic capabilities of virtual instruments. The M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller is the perfect combination for performers and producers to experience their plugin collection like never before.

Expressive

Put expression center-stage with M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller, thanks to a core range of controls, thoughtfully positioned to complement and enhance your performance. With a unity-locking pitch wheel and a separate modulation wheel, add portamento and glissando effects, or map the Mod-Wheel to any assignable parameter in your virtual instrument collection to reshape and evolve your sound on the fly. With the dedicated Master Volume Fader, you can instantly control the intensity of your performance or MIDI map this to any compatible parameter in your DAW or virtual instrument collection for expanded, hands-on control. Use the assignable Up and Down buttons to select different programs, effects, MMC messages, jump between octaves and more. Add some pedal-based performance articulation using the three dedicated inputs for Sustain, Expression and Soft. With the M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller’s performance-centric feature-set, expressing yourself has never been so easy!

Outboard Control

Don’t limit yourself to your computer-based virtual instruments! Take control of your studio equipment with M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller. With its conveniently-located 5-pin MIDI Output, you can send all MIDI information to any compatible peripheral device, including hardware synthesisers, sound modules and drum machines. With M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller, it’s easy get the most out of your external sound generators. This is a controller designed from the ground up to place you firmly in the driver’s seat.

Seamless Integration

An instrument shouldn’t limit your creativity, it should enhance it! The M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller is USB-powered, class-compliant and supports USB-MIDI connectivity for rapid, hassle-free setup that lets you focus on what’s important—your performance. Plus for iOS enthusiasts, the M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller supports seamless connectivity with the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately), enabling you to perform and compose with audio apps on your iPad and other iOS devices.

M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller Features

  • 88 fully-weighted, hammer-action keys
  • USB-MIDI connection for playing virtual instruments, controlling recording software and more
  • 5-Pin MIDI output to trigger external MIDI devices
  • Pitch bend, modulation, volume and ± controls for expressive performances
  • Multiple keyboard zones for layering, splits and 4-note chords with a single key press
  • Inputs for Sustain, Expression and Soft pedals
  • USB-powered, no power supply required
  • No drivers required, supports plug-and-play connectivity to your Mac or PC
  • iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • Multiple keyboard zones for layering, splits and 4-note chords with a single key press
  • Clean, professional editing with included Hammer 88 Controller Editor
  • Power adapter (optional) for stand-alone use
  • Includes Music Rest

M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller Specifications

  • Keys: 88, velocity-sensitive, weighted keys
  • Octaves: 10
  • Connections: USB port, sustain pedal, soft pedal, expression pedal, MIDI Out
  • Dimensions: 11.9” x 5.0 x 55.9”
  • Weight: 38.5 lbs

M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller Requirements

  • PC: Windows 7 or later
  • Mac: OS X 10.8 or later
  • Port: Available USB Port

M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller Includes

  • Single M-Audio Hammer 88
  • USB Cable
  • Software Download Cards
  • User Guide (printed)
  • Safety & Warranty Manual
  • Included Software
    • Ableton Live Lite
    • Eighty Eight
    • Mini Grand
    • Velvet
    • DB-33
    • Skoove

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