With Keystation 88 MK3, maximizing your creativity while minimizing the complication is easy! Start creating and performing music on your Mac or PC with the world’s best-selling 88 key keyboard controller: the Keystation 88 MK3. Whether you’re a seasoned pro looking for just the right controls or are just getting started with USB MIDI controllers, the Keystation 88 MK3 will meet your needs. It is a simple, powerful MIDI controller designed for sequencing music and playing virtual instruments on your Mac or PC. Keystation 88 MK3 features 88 natural-feeling, fullsize velocity-sensitive keys and comprehensive controls that expand the range of playable notes, expressive capabilities, and enhance your recording workflow.
Use the fully assignable octave range buttons; pitch-bend and modulation wheels; volume slider, and transport and directional controls to play, perform, and record with your music software without using a mouse or trackpad. Keystation 88 MK3 also features a 1/4-inch (6.3mm) sustain pedal input that lets you use an external control pedal, such as the M-Audio SP2 (sold separately), for genuine piano sustain.
Immersive DAW Control
With Keystation 88 MK3, take the hassle out of computer-based production. Combining USB-power, class-compliancy and support for USB-MIDI connectivity, setup is a breeze granting producers and performers immediate access to the modern-world of music production. Thanks to easily-accessible play, stop and record controls and directional buttons, experience an unprecedented, enhanced recording workflow - play, perform and record with music software without the nuisance distraction of a mouse or trackpad. Plus, Keystation 88 MK3’s support for iOS connectivity - with the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately) – enables full-featured performance with audio apps on iPads and other iOS devices.
Portable Performance Powerhouse
Compact, lightweight and durable, Keystation 88 MK3 is perfect for traveling musicians who want to take command of music software during live performances or for producers who wish to add an intuitive MIDI controller with a natural feeling keybed to their studio. For an easy-to-use and portable setup, Keystation 88 MK3 is USB-powered, classcompliant, and supports USB-MIDI connectivity. Plus, Keystation 88 MK3 supports iOS connectivity with the Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter (sold separately), enabling you to perform and compose with audio apps on your iPad and other iOS devices.
Premium Virtual Instrument Suite
Your production demands nothing but the best! That why our third generation of Keystation controllers come loaded with pro-grade virtual instruments from leading developer AIR Music Tech. From the contemporary Xpand!2, to the sultry vintage e-piano sounds of Velvet, the vintage drum sounds of Boom, the unmistakeable tube driven sound of Vacuum, the classic organ sounds of the DB-33 and faithful piano tones of Mini Grand, you can be sure, whatever your performance demands, the Keystation 88 MK3 virtual instrument suite guarantees to meet all your expectations with immediate creative potential right-out-the-box!
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