IK Multimedia iRig Keys Keyboard Controller
The IK Multimedia iRig Keys Keyboard Controller is the ultimate travel companion and practice tool for artists who need a keyboard that is always ready to capture their ideas when inspiration strikes. iRig Keys is the first ultra-slim, portable MIDI controller keyboard for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Mac/PC. Connect iRig Keys to the iOS device’s 30 pin dock connector or the USB port on your Mac/PC. The IK Multimedia iRig Keyst has 37 velocity-sensitive mini-Keys that take up minimal space!
IK Multimedia iRig Keys Keyboard Controller Features
- 37 velocity-sensitive mini-Keys (3 full octaves range plus one note)
- Modulation and pitch bend wheels
- Volume/Data knob (assignable)
- Octave/Program Up/Down back-lit, soft-touch buttons
- SET button to store and recall 4 different customized setups
- Input for an optional sustain or expression pedal
- Core MIDI (iOS) and USB class compliant (Mac/PC) - plug and play
- Powered from the iOS device or Mac/PC USB
- Comes with SampleTank FREE iOS and iGrand Piano FREE apps (download from the App store)
- Comes with free Mac/PC virtual instrument: SampleTank 2 L (download from IK User Area)
iRig Keys is Core MIDI and USB class compliant for a true plug-and-play experience both with iOS devices or Mac/PC, with no additional app, software or drivers to be installed to have it go and running. For total mobility, iRig Keys is also an ultra-low power consumption unit. When hooked up to an iPhone/iPod touch/iPad, it can be powered by the device, and for longer playing sessions it can be powered by the available USB port.
IK Multimedia iRig Keys controller is the ultimate portable keyboard players and producers companion. Use it any time and anywhere inspiration strikes you. Simply hook it up to your device or computer and start playing. You can use iRig Keys for live performance or for songwriting and composition with the included app and software or with a multitude of other MIDI compatible instruments and recorders on any iOS, MacOS or Windows system.
A small controller with great features
For maximum playing comfort and versatility, the iRig Keys keyboard includes modulation and pitch-bending wheels, plus an input for an optional sustain or expression pedal that accommodates any virtuosic playing style, all housed in a sleek ultra-compact durable package.
iRig Keys features an easy to use control panel that gives you 5 backlit soft-touch buttons and one volume/data knob. You will find Program and Octave up/down buttons plus a Set button that will allow you to store up to 4 different set ups for the complete iRig Keys configuration. An Edit mode is also available to transpose, send specific program change messages, customize touch sensitivity, change MIDI channel, reassign Vol/Data knob MIDI control change and access to other useful MIDI functions.
All these parameters can be stored in Sets using the Set button and recalled in a snap, to allow for quick sounds switching and easy control of various instruments or apps on the fly.
Plug and play out of the box
IK Multimedia iRig Keys comes complete with free pro-quality virtual instruments app and software that can be immediately downloaded and played, for a true plug-and-play experience out of the box.
For iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, iRig Keys comes with:
On Mac/PC iRig Keys comes with a downloadable version of:
- iGrand Piano FREE for iPad: The concert-quality piano app for iPad with 2 world-class, multi-velocity stereo grand and upright piano instruments, expandable library of 15 additional studio-grade instruments instantly available via in-app purchase, MIDI Recorder with overdub capability, and much more (to be downloaded from the App Store).
- SampleTank for iPhone or iPad FREE: The virtual sound module including a complete selection of acoustic, electric and electronic instruments and patterns, unlocking 48 bonus instruments in addition of the 20 included with the free version (to be downloaded from the App Store).
- SampleTank 2 L: The Mac/PC sample workstation, available both as a stand-alone and as a plug-in for most popular DAW (including GarageBand, Logic, Pro Tools, Cubase, Live, Sonar and more) with 2 GB of samples in every instruments category (to be downloaded from the IK Multimedia online User Area).