M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller

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  • FREE Pro Tool/First & Eleven Lite Software Bundle
  • 88 Velocity-Sensitive, Fully-Weighted Hammer-Action Keys
  • USB MIDI Connection For Playing VSTS
  • Pitch Bend, Modulation & Volume Controls
  • Complete With Premium Software Suite

M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller

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The M-Audio Hammer 88 USB Controller is a premium-grade keyboard controller featuring 88 velocity-sensitive, fully-weighted hammer-action keys. The sleek and streamlined design is based on the principle of expression, designed to enhance your performance by providing fluid playability. The M-Audio Hammer 88 will seamlessly integrate with your existing setup, providing support for most DAWs, as well as support for the Apple iPad Camera Connection kit (not included). The Hammer 88 Keyboard also includes a modulation wheel as well as a unity-locking wheel, allowing you to implement portamento and glissando effects. Additionally, the Hammer 88 comes complete with a premium software suite including high-quality VSTS and a copy of Ableton Lite Live.

Special Offer: Purchase this product now and receive Pro Tools/First and Eleven Lite plug-in for free. UK & EU only.

Product Ref: 93037

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Free Bundled Software

M-Audio have partnered up with Avid to offer customers the world renowned DAW Pro Tools/First and software bundle of virtual instruments and effects, as well as the Eleven Lite Plug-in. Now included with all M-Track C-Series interfaces, CTRL, CODE, Oxygen, Hammer and Keystation USB/MIDI keyboard controllers is a copy of Pro Tools/First and the Eleven Lite plug-in. Pro Tools/First provides artists and producers with nearly an unlimited range of creative options for creating music, along with a selection of leading virtual instruments and effects. The Eleven Lite plug-in offers 20 high-quality guitar amp emulations and effects, giving you easy access to high-quality guitar tones. To receive this special bundle for free all you need to do is purchase and register your product on the M-Audio website.

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Fluid Playability

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.

Superior Expression

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

Seamless Integration

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).

Sleek Design & Included Software

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.

Features

  • 88 fully-weighted, hammer-action keys
  • USB-MIDI connection for playing virtual instruments, controlling recording software and more
  • 5-Pin MIDI output to trigger external MIDI devices
  • Pitch bend, modulation, volume and ± controls for expressive performances
  • Multiple keyboard zones for layering, splits and 4-note chords with a single key press
  • Inputs for Sustain, Expression and Soft pedals
  • USB-powered, no power supply required
  • No drivers required, supports plug-and-play connectivity to your Mac or PC
  • iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • Multiple keyboard zones for layering, splits and 4-note chords with a single key press
  • Clean, professional editing with included Hammer 88 Controller Editor
  • Power adapter (optional) for stand-alone use
  • Includes Music Rest

Specifications

  • Keys: 88, velocity-sensitive, weighted keys
  • Octaves: 10
  • Connections: USB port, sustain pedal, soft pedal, expression pedal, MIDI Out
  • Power: USB, Power adapter
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 11.9” x 5.0” x 55.9” // 30.2 x 12.7 x 142.0 cm
  • Weight: 38.5 lbs. // 17.5 kg