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M-Audio CTRL 49

Product Code: 374410

The M-Audio CTRL 49 is a great performance MIDI Controller that allows you to quickly edit your work within the DAW via the Mackie HUI protocol. The 49-key semi-weighted keyboard bed provides a life-like performance every time.

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M-Audio CTRL 49 MIDI Controller

Includes 2GB (500+ sample) cutting-edge sound library from leading content developer Touch Loops.

Spark that initial idea or add the finishing touch to your latest masterpiece – whatever your production needs, Touch Loops’ 2GB sample library doesn’t disappoint! Based in Los Angeles and London, Touch Loops equips customers with the most cutting-edge sound elements, instruments, hardware, and software recordings, expertly curated by a team of professional music producers and sound designers. Now included with CTRL49, this 500+ sound library provides everything from must-have one shot drum hits to sultry melodic loops and deep, driving bass - whatever your project demands, this expertly curated sample content arms you with cutting-edge content to realise it!

The M-Audio CTRL 49 is a 49-key MIDI controller that is powered by the included Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software. Across the top of the keyboard is a 4.3-inch high resolution full-colour screen with dedicated interface buttons. The combination of faders, rotary knobs, and pads all combine for a complete control over your music production software, making the CTRL 49 one of the most powerful MIDI Controllers available on the market.

By itself the M-Audio CTRL 49 functions as a standalone MIDI controller, but the real power of the CTRL 49 comes from being able to simultaneously control your plugins and digital audio workstation via the 9 faders and 8 buttons under the Mackie HUI protocol. To get you started, M-Audio are packaging the CTRL 49 with Ableton Live Lite and AIR Creative Collection FX (including 20 professional AU/VST plugins).

Experience expanded control ofyour VST instrument and effect collectionwith CTRL49 and VIP3.0 (Free Download Included). VIP3.0provides you with unparalleled access to your virtual instrument and effect collection, seamlessly integrating the hardware / software experience and grants the unrestricted freedom to create in a user-friendly, intuitive format. The combination of VIP and CTRL49 maximizes workflow and ensures a playing experience that feels natural and enhances creativity –the natural, tactile feel of hardware fused with the unrivalled processing capability of virtual Instruments.Quickly find sounds based on instrument type, timbre, style or articulationfrom your entire VST library; sculpt immersive, expressive sounds and textureslayeringup to 8 separate instruments and patches per VIP instance; load up to 4 different VST effects per instrument channel to sculpt the perfect sound; put power into your performance with Pad Chord Progressions and user-friendly Key Control processors; and much more.

Thanks to CTRL49’s integrated full colour screen and dedicated hardware controls, all critical information from your VST collection is clearly displayed and edited with ease letting you focus on what’s important –your performance! From live performance to studio production, VIP’s user-friendly functionality coupled with a diverse feature set guarantees simple, seamless integration into your existing setup and provides the ultimate platform for unrestricted creative expression.

Key Features

  • Semi-Weighted Keys, for performances that are more realistic and responsive.
  • Virtual Instrpument Player Software, to load, play and control any VST or effect plugin quickly.
  • Mackie/HUI DAW Control, to make editing your performances within a DAW seemless.
  • Integrated 4.3 Inch Screen, with full-colour and high-resolution for accurate control of plugins through dedicated controls.
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite and AIR Creative Collection FX, to get you started with music production and great sounding FX.
  • New in VIP 3.0
  • Pad Chord Progressions -play factory or user defined chord progressions using a VIP-enabled keyboard controller’s pads
  • Key Control modes: play scales, harmonised chords or chord progressions from a VIP keyboard or MIDI keyboard
  • VIPMS –The VIP Native Plugin Map Standard allows 3rdparty virtual instrument and effect developers to produce their own plugin maps for enhanced VIP integration and opening their plugins to the superior workflow offered by VIP






M-Audio are partnering with Avid to offer the world-renowned DAW Pro Tools | First and software bundle of virtual instruments compatibility with their line of CTRL, Code, Oxygen, Hammer, Axiom AIR mini and Keystation USB/MIDI keyboard controllers, and M-Track Series of audio interfaces.

In addition, the Eleven Lite plugin, with over 20 high-quality guitar amp, and effect models is now standard on the M-Audio C-Series line of audio interfaces.
Together, they give artists and producers a nearly unlimited range of creative and versatile options with the most recognized DAW, and incredibly realistic virtual instruments and effects.

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