Please note, this is a B-Stock item. B-stock items are either ex repair or have previously been returned by another customer. The original boxing and manual may be missing, and there may be some slight signs of usage.
Otherwise, the unit operates as new.
This is a great opportunity to buy a fully functioning product at a discounted price, supplied with a two year warranty.
Product Ref: 105705
The M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller brings natural, fluid playability to the digital platform. This USB keyboard controller boasts 88 velocity-sensitive, fully-weighted hammer-action keys, providing the natural and realistic grand piano feel. The hammer-action keys are designed to not only feel great when playing, but capture every nuance of your performance. This gives your virtual instruments a new lease of life, reacting like real life instruments for extreme accuracy and a faithful sound.
The USB Keyboard Controller includes a range of versatile controls including modulation wheels and volume faders. One of the most unique features is the unity-locking pitch wheel and the separate modulation wheel. These wheels help to deliver portamento and glissando effects for added flare. A dedicated master volume fader allows you to change levels with each, as well as being MIDI-mappable for controlling parameters within your DAW. The Up and Down button can be used to jump between octaves, select programs, effects, MMC messages and more. The Hammer 88 also includes inputs for Sustain, Exrpession and Soft pedals for added functionality
The M-Audio Hammer 88 requires no power source, thanks to it being USB-powered and class compliant. The support for USB-MIDI connectivity ensures a quick and easy setup process, allowing you to get connected and starting within seconds. It is compatible with most DAWS and can also be connected to iOS devices using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (not included).
The sleek yet robust design of the Hammer 88 makes it ideal for live and studio applications alike. The Hammer 88 also comes complete with a premium-grade software suits including a range of high-quality VST instruments and a versatile DAW. The high-quality virtual instruments include: AIR Mini Grand Acoustic Grand Piano, AIR DB-33 Tonewheel Organ, AIR Velvet Electronic Piano and the SONiVOX Eight-Eight Ensemble. Ableton Live Lite is also bundled with the Hammer 88 – one of the most popular performance and production DAWs available on the market. Additionally, a 3-month subscription to Skoove is included. Skoove helps to you learn to play piano using hundreds of interface and high-quality piano lessons.