ts price might say “budget,” but the E-09 IN’s sounds and styles are nothing but first class. Building on the success of Roland’s popular E-series arranger keyboards, the E-09 IN raises the quality standard for entry-level arrangers.
The KOMPLETE KONTROL S88 Keyboard Controller from Native Instruments features an 88-key, fully weighted, hammer-action USB MIDI controller for Mac and Windows computers. It can be used as an integrated music production and performance system to control all of your software and hardware based MIDI instruments. In addition, it features expanded integration with Native Instruments Komplete software, as well as any instrument supporting the Native Kontrol Standard (NKS)
The Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL S61 MK2 builds upon the success of the original with an updated user interface featuring two high-resolution displays and more buttons for faster direct control over parameters. Other notable upgrades include a four-directional push encoder, eight touch-sensitive knobs, ergonomic pitch and mod controls, an assignable touch-sensitive smart strip, and dedicated Maschine controls with access to Scenes, Patterns and Tracks. The keybed of the keyboard is made by Fatar and offers semi-weighted keys with aftertouch. Additionally, there are DAW transport controls for direct access to DAW transport functions for Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Cubase, and Nuendo.
The M-Track 2X2 from M-Audio is a 2-input/2-output USB 2.0, 24-bit/192 kHz audio interface that delivers studio-quality recordings via an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. Features include transparent, low-noise Crystal preamps and A/D converters, accessible via an XLR/TRS microphone/line combo input, and a 1/4″ instrument input with a specially designed gain and impedance stage to provide an accurate representation of a guitar or bass plugged directly into the interface.
The interface connects to a Mac or Windows computer via a standard USB or USB Type-C port using one of the two included cables. The Hi-Speed USB connection combined with the USB/Direct-balance knob delivers zero-latency monitoring of the inputs, and an included software bundle provides everything needed for the solo artist to start recording. A pro-grade metal chassis provides added protection when taken on the road, and a large central knob makes volume changes effortless.
M-Track 2X2M from M-Audio is a high-speed USB interface for recording and monitoring audio signals. Suitable for musicians and engineers looking to record up to two tracks of audio at a given time, the M-Track features colorless low-noise preamps, conversion stages operating at 24-bit/192 kHz, and 5-pin MIDI connection points to connect virtually any kind of MIDI gear.
Two combination 1/4″/XLR jacks allow you to input both microphones and line-level sound sources, while two 1/4″ instrument jacks give you the gain and impedance stages necessary to achieve an accurate representation of your guitar or bass. Able to communicate with Mac and Windows platforms, the M-Track boasts a USB-C port affording you entry to-and exit from-your DAW, and includes cabling for computers with USB Type-C ports and USB Type-A ports.
Released in celebration of M-Audio’s 20th anniversary, the Midiman MIDISPORT 2×2 Anniversary Edition multi-port USB MIDI interface delivers a new look and enhanced functionality. The compact interface addresses 32 x 32 discrete channels of MIDI I/O via USB, making it ideal for simultaneously connecting multiple MIDI devices to your computer, as well as eliminating delays associated with long MIDI THRU chains. Standalone functionality also gives you MIDI throughput and merge capabilities. Bus-powered architecture provides the option of totally mobile operation..