Native Instruments Maschine Mikro Groove Production Studio is the perfect entry into the world of Maschine, giving you tactile, hands-on control for beat production, sampling and performance. This amazing, compact production studio has the same powerful software and over 6 GB sample library as its big brother, as well as the same responsive pads on a more compact and portable controller. Maschine Mikro get hands-on with your rhythms and grooves both in the studio and on the stage.
Native Instruments Maschine Mikro Groove Studio Features
Pro Production and Performance
- Ultra-portable and road-tested build quality, with the same high quality pads and exactly the same software as Maschine
- Includes full 6 GB+ Maschine sound library: over 18,000 samples, 7,000 one-shots, 400 sliced loops, 300 drum kits with over 1,400 patterns, 388 sampled instruments, 170 FX/multi-FX presets, and 60 demo projects
- More than 20 high quality effects with flexible routing possibilities
- Offers VST and Audio Units plug-in hosting plus seamless Komplete 8 integration – browse Komplete instruments and effects directly in the Maschine Mikro browser
- Clever hardware shortcuts provide quick access to key functions and essential software controls
- High contrast display and backlit pads for clear visual feedback in the studio or on stage
- Classic groovebox features: 16 velocity levels, swing (sounds, groups, global), pad-link, note repeat, MPC 60/SP 1200 sampling emulation
- Full studio integration: Import REX2 files and MPC programs and export MIDI or audio via drag-and-drop, use Maschine inside a DAW as a VST, Audio Units or RTAS plug-in
- Connect to iMaschine – import iMaschine projects for further work and fine tuning
- Includes Komplete Elements, with over 1000 sounds, and an e-voucher worth $30/25 for Maschine Expansions or additional Komplete Instruments and Effects in the NI Online Shop
Maschine Mikro is a professional music production tool, combining the flexibility of software with the immediacy of hardware. Create rhythms, bass lines, chords and melodies, and build tracks on-the-fly with the intuitive, clip-based sequencer. Maschine Mikro also gives you a high-performance sampler, professional effects and full support for VST and Audio Units plug-ins. What’s more, you can also run Maschine Mikro as a plug-in in your DAW.
If you are a user of iMaschine - NI’s on-the-go beat sketchpad for the iPhone and iPod Touch – you can import your iMaschine projects to Maschine Mikro to finish your ideas in your home studio.
The Inspiring Maschine Library
More than 6 GB of production-ready samples, patterns, and effects for all styles, with drums and basses plus dynamic synth and instrument sounds – many created by renowned artists and producers – and a range of dynamic studio-quality effects are included. Select sounds using Maschine Mikro’s super-simple browser and start playing immediately. And if you need even more, get an extra boost for your library with Maschine Expansion.
Clever shortcuts on the Mikro hardware controller provide quick access to key functions in the Maschine software, which are also easily accessed via the computer’s mouse and keyboard.
- 16 highly-sensitive back-lit pads with velocity and after-touch
- One master knob for several software functions
- One high-contrast, 128 x 64 pixel black-and-white display
- 28 backlit pads for clear visual feedback in the studio or on stage
- Bus powered hardware via USB 2.0, plus Kensington lock
Maschine Mikro's built-in effects section contains a powerful arsenal of studio-quality effects to shape and supercharge your sound.
Plug-In to Maschine
- 22 high-quality effects - from standards such as reverbs, filters and EQs to creative tools like Grain Delay, Ice Verb, and Freq Shifter
- Chain up to four effects at once, or select a sampler or VST/AU instrument, followed by three chainable effects
- Easily use NI or 3rd party VST /AU effect plug-ins within Maschine, e.g Guitar Rig Player amps and effects
Maschine Mikro gives you direct access to your favorite Native Instruments or 3rd party VST or Audio Units plug-ins, to further expand your instrument and effect arsenal. Start your collection with the free copy of Komplete Elements, with over 1,000 stunning sounds – all seamlessly integrated and fully browsable in Maschine Mikro – and discover even more with your included $30/25 e-voucher redeemable in the NI Online Shop.