M-Audio CTRL 49 USB MIDI Controller Keyboard
The M-Audio CTRL 49 keyboard provides advanced control of virtual instruments and DAWs via a full-colour, high-resolution 4.3-inch screen.
- Integrated 4.3-inch high-resolution full-colour screen with dedicated interface buttons
- Screen provides 1:1 real-time feedback of plugin parameters
- Includes Virtual Instrument Player software - load, play and control any VST or effect plugin quickly
- 9 faders and 8 buttons with Mackie Control® and HUI® for seamless control of the DAW
- 49-key M-Audio semi-weighted keybed
- Functions as a standalone MIDI controller or controls your plugins and DAW simultaneously
- 4 banks of 8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive drum pads with RGB illumination
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Experience expanded control of your VST instrument and effect collection with CTRL49 and VIP3.0 (Free Download Included). 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 CTRL49 maximises 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. Thanks to CTRL49's integrated full colour screen and dedicated hardware controls, all critical information from your VST collection is clearly displayed and edited with ease letting you focus on what's important – your performance! 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.
The M-Audio CTRL49 is a premium 49-key USB/MIDI controller that combines the creative power of VST instruments and FX plugins with dedicated DAW fader and transport controls to create an entirely hands-on production experience. The CTRL49's integrated high-resolution full-colour display and robust hardware controls instantly auto-map themselves to your VST plugin controls using the included Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software. This unprecedented tight integration between hardware and software enables immediate 1:1 access to your all of your plugin controls as well as your DAW channel level, solo, mute, record, select and transport controls—all without ever reaching for the computer.
The CTRL49 and VIP software also work together to give you even deeper access to sorting and manipulating your VST virtual instrument and FX plugin library. An integrated patch browser presents every patch for every VST plugin you have, and lets you to quickly filter, select and preview patches based on their specific attributes. You can layer patches together (from up to 8 different VST plugins) to create new patches and timbres. You can also create setlists that provide instant on-demand access to your instruments for stage performance and studio work.
Most importantly, the CTRL49 intuitively combines an all-new custom premium keybed and hardware control surface with groundbreaking software features to create a truly next-level workflow experience. The CTRL49 lets you focus on what's really important—creating music. This is the MIDI controller that you've been waiting for.
M-Audio CTRL 49 Specifications
Dimensions (W x D x H): 81.4 x 31.4 x 10.4cm / 32.04 x 12.36 x 4.08 inches
Weight: 6 Kg / 13.22 lbs
VIP Software System Requirements
2 GB free disk space for basic installation, 20GB free disk space for full content installation
4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
1280 x 768 pixel screen resolution
Mac OS X 10.8 or later
Windows 7, w/ latest version of Microsoft .NET
1 available USB port
200 MB free disk space
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Brand M-Audio Condition New Number of keys 49