The Carbon 61 is designed with a responsive feel so you feel more like you are playing an instrument than a controller. Featuring semi-weighted keys, the Carbon 61 controller comes equipped with velocity-sensitive keys that accurately capture the dynamics of a performance. With 61 keys, the portable Carbon 61 controller's pitch range is perfect for performing any style of music.
Samson Carbon 61 Keyboard Controller Features
Expand your expression.
- 61-key velocity-sensitive, semi-weighted keyboard
- Assignable Data encoder and Volume slider
- Edit key for adjusting up to 14 control parameters
- 3-digit, 7-segment LED display provides real-time feedback
- Includes traditional MIDI Out, Sustain pedal input and USB connections
- Compact design, perfect for live performance and studio applications
- Dedicated Transpose and Octave buttons, Pitch Bend and Modulation wheels
- Integrated iPad slot
- iPad and USB bus powered
- Bundled with Native Instrument’s Komplete Elements software
With dedicated Transpose and Octave buttons, you can change the key of any given instrument, as well as expand the keyboard to a full 4-octave range, without using any sub menus or shift keys. With all of these comprehensive features, not to mention classic Pitch and Mod wheels, the Carbon 61 puts a wide range of musical expression and tone manipulation at your fingertips.
Take control of your music software with the Carbon 61’s assignable Data encoder and Volume slider. For easy editing, players can use the Edit key to adjust up to 14 performance-related control parameters. Also, the Carbon 61’s 3-digit, 7-segement LED displays the behavior of every function in real-time. For added versatility, the Carbon 61 includes traditional MIDI Out, Sustain pedal input and USB connections.
Add your iPad.
Designed with the iPad in mind, the Carbon 61 features an integrated iPad slot. When combined with the iPad using Apple’s iPad Camera Connection Kit, the Carbon 61 is a great tool for making music on-the-go. Use it with your favorite music and synth iPad apps that support MIDI controllers, and for additional mobility, the Carbon 61 can be directly powered by the iPad.
Kompleting the Carbon.
Bundled with the Carbon 61, Native Instruments’ Komplete Elements software offers a comprehensive selection of studio-quality sounds, effects and tools for modern music production, composition and sound design. With over 3GB of samples, Komplete Elements provides you with more than 1,000 premium sounds and three mighty player engines – all carefully compiled to provide a strong toolkit for both stage and studio. With the Samson Carbon 61 USB MIDI Controller, it’s never been easier to get the most out of your music software.