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The IK Multimedia iRig Keys Pro is the perfect solution if you want a single keyboard to use as a portable MIDI keyboard as well as a studio controller. This compact, lightweight keyboard is easy to transport, perfect for carrying with you to use whenever and wherever with your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. You can also connect it to your Mac or PC for use with your DAW and computer-based software instruments.
You can control continuous parameters like volume, tremolo, vibrato, rotary speaker speed and more via an expression pedal which can be connected via the expansion jack, you could also connect a sustain pedal for an even more realistic piano playing experience. For maximum playing comfort and versatility, iRig Keys Pro includes modulation and pitch-bend wheels.
iRig Keys Pro 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 allows you to store up to 4 different setups for the complete iRig Keys Pro configuration. You can transpose the keyboard, 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 in a flash with the onboard Edit Mode. All these parameters can be stored in Sets using the Set button and recalled in a snap, to allow for quick sound switching and easy control of various instruments or apps on the fly.
Compact and Lightweight
When it comes to portability, iRig Keys Pro is the leader in its class. Compared to 11 of its closest competitors - all compact MIDI controllers with full-size keys playable with 2 hands - iRig Keys Pro is the smallest in width and height, and among the smallest in depth. It gives you an unbeatable combination of compactness, convenience, and pro features. In addition to being the smallest in its class, iRig Keys Pro is also the lightest. In fact, it's 20 percent lighter than it's lightest competitor, and almost 45 percent lighter than the average weight of its 11 closest competitors.
You don't have to limit your music making to places where you have access to AC Power with the iRigs Keys Pro because it's bus powered - meaning it gets its power from the device it's plugged into (iOS or Mac or PC). You can connect to any Apple device, whether it's the latest model iPhone or an older generation iPad, the iRigs Keys Pro comes with both Lightning and 30-pin iOS cables. The included USB cable also lets you connect to your laptop or desktop Mac or PC. Jam, produce or practice at the beach or in the woods, out in a field or at the bus stop - anywhere, really.
For iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users you get SampleTank FREE, the award-winning multi-part sound module, which is great for both production and live performance. You also get iGrand Piano FREE, a piano moduke with gorgeous sound and ultra-low latency for realistic feel. For the Mac or PC user, you get the SampleTank 3 SE, the fully featured and expandable sonic workstation which comes with a hefty 6.5 GB sound library. Run it as both a standalone application and as a plug-in inside your favorite DAW software. What's more, iRig Keys Pro is Core MIDI compatible, so you don't need to download drivers or any helper software or apps, just plug in and go. It couldn't be easier.
- 37 velocity-sensitive full-sized keys (a 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 3 SE (download from IK User Area)
- Includes Lightning, 30-pin and USB cables
- Power: Bus Powered
- Interface: Lightning or 30 pin Apple connection or USB
- Number of Keys: 37
- Type of Keys: Full-sized, velocity-sensitive
- Aftertouch: No
- Number of Performance Pads: 0
- Number of Encoders/Pots: 1
- Number of Sliders/Faders: 0
- Dedicated Transport Control: No
- Other Controllers: Pitchbend, Mod Wheel
- MIDI I/O: Via USB
- USB: Yes
- Height: 2.24"
- Width: 23.22"
- Depth: 7.44"
- Weight: 3.50 lbs.
- Manufacturer Part Number: IP-IRIG-KEYSPRO-IN