Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2, Black

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  • Now Includes Komplete 11 Select
  • New Updated MK2 Version of Maschine MIKRO
  • Enhanced Multi-Coloured Backlit Buttons
  • MASSIVE Synth and KOMPLETE ELEMENTS
  • Portable, Rugged Hardware with Kensington Lock

Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2, Black

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The Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2 is a compact beat-making controller featuring 16 velocity-sensitive multi-coloured pads complete with MASCHINE 2 software, instruments and new drum synths. This highly versatile production controller is the ideal choice for any digital musician, allowing you to utilise your favourite VSTs and samples and play them fluently. It features 28 illuminated buttons in total, ideal for low-light environments and its portable, versatile design makes it ideal for both studio and live performances alike.

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Maschine 2.6 Update

The new Maschine 2.6 update brings with it’s a range of new enhancements and upgrades designed to optimise your workflow and give you added control over your sounds. One of the most prominent upgrade is the Variation Engine. The Variation Engine helps to add variety to your tracks for all Maschine 4x4 controllers, utilising the Randomizer and Humanizer in conjunction, giving you a new way to spark your creativity and conjure up new ideas. Maschine Jam’s snapshot features I now accessible too (MK1, MK2 and Studio only), allowing you to experiment with different ideas without losing your original sound.

Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2

Maschine Mikro is the perfect entry into the world of Maschine, with the MK2 version bringing you new hardware with colour support so you can 'see' your sounds, updated Maschine software with the full version of the modern legend MASSIVE synth and a whole host of workflow improvements.

Ultimate Production Unit

Create rhythms, bass lines, chords and melodies, building tracks on-the-fly with the intuitive, clip-based sequencer. Maschine Mikro MK2 also gives you a high-performance sampler, professional effects and full support for VST and Audio Units plug-ins. Including over 6 GB of ready-to-use, professional and inspiring sounds, Maschine Mikro enables you to create rhythms and melodies right away with the included drum kits, one-shot samples, basses, synths and acoustic instruments.

Most software functions can be controlled via the hardware using clever shortcuts, providing a hands-on workflow and quick access to key aspects. Controls include 16 highly-sensitive, back-lit multi-coloured pads with velocity and after-touch, a master push encoder and 28 backlit pads and a high-contrast black and white display for clear visual feedback in the studio or on stage.

Bus-powered, the Maschine Mikro weighs just 1.2 kilograms and has an industry-standard Kensington lock.

Komplete 11 Select

With the release of Native Instruments Komplete 11 series, Native Instruments now include Komplete 11 Select as standard with all Maschines. This gives you the ability to get started straight out of the box, giving you a range of premium-quality virtual instruments and studio quality effects. Komplete 11 Select comes as a downloadable software once you have purchased the Maschine. Native Instruments Komplete 11 Select is a collection of some of the best virtual instruments and effects on the market, supplying you with the best of Komplete instruments. The Komplete 11 Select bundle features 45 different products with everything from synthesizers and classical sounds to high-quality effects and mastering tools. Compiled with professional digital musicians in mind, the Komplete 11 bundle features everything you will need to produce high-quality productions from your favourite DAW.

Reviews

"The colour-coding certainly qualifies mkII as a significant upgrade over mkI" - Future Music

"The Maschine MkII makes concrete improvements to an already solid, flexible music production platform. This should entice novice producers with its all-in-oneness and tempt initiated music makers to incorporate it into a larger setup." - DJ Tech Tools

"The pad's aftertouch breathes extra life into those traditional Maschine note-repeats. - Sound on Sound

Specifications

System Requirements

  • Windows: Windows 7 or Window 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Native 64-bit support for stand-alone and plug-in versions
  • USB 2.0 Port, 11 GB free disk space for complete installation
  • Supported Interfaces: Stand-alone, VST, Audio Units, RTAS (ProTools 9 or higher), ASIO, CoreAudio, WASAPI, AAX

Hardware Specifications

  • Dimensions: W 320mm x L 195mm x H 50mm
  • Weight: 1.2kg
  • Colour: Black
  • Display: High-contrast 64 x 127 pixels
  • Pads: 16 high-quality multicolour, illuminated pads with velocity and aftertouch
  • Encoder: One master push encoder for controlling numerous functions (30 steps)
  • Buttons: 28
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0