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M-Audio KEYRIG 49 Keyboard Controller

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The M-Audio KeyRig 49 turns your Mac or PC into a versatile keyboard workstation. Featuring a 49-key, synth-action USB MIDI keyboard and the award-winning Key Rig software for the PC, KeyRig 49 makes it easy to start composing and performing music with a computer. Use KeyRig 49 to play Key Rig's virtual instrument sounds, or audition loops and compose songs with M-Audio's Session, Apple's GarageBand, Ableton's Live Lite (included) or other music-creation programs. The KeyRig 49 keyboard also has professional features like pitch and mod wheels, an assignable volume slider, octave +/- buttons and sustain pedal input. It's powered via a single USB cable and works instantly with computers running Mac OS X or Windows XP.

It's All There In Black and White

The SP-1 Stage Piano module serves up grand pianos, Wurlitzer, classic electric pianos, FM, clavinet and more. Each preset can hold a combination of two instruments with individual settings for Mix, Octave, Detune, Velocity and Tone. Owing to a dual effects section, each preset also has its own effect settings including delay, chorus, phaser and more.

Brave New Synth

The MS-2 Polyphonic Synthesizer delivers a new, easy way to call up and edit great synth sounds. Each preset consists of sub-presets for each major section: filter, amp, mod and FX. Creating new sounds is as simple as combining these sub-presets in different ways and tweaking any associated parameters from there as desired.

Get Organized

The MB-3 Tone Wheel Organ authentically emulates the classic Hammond sound complete with rotary speaker. Standard features include nine drawbars that are pre-mapped to M-Audio brand USB MIDI controllers, percussion and variable key click, three chorus and three vibrato settings. Rotary speaker emulation has tube overdrive, speed and tone controls to yield everything from glassy jazz chords to smoking rock leads.
Bring In The Band

The GM-4 General MIDI Module delivers 128 GM instruments plus a great GM drum kit. It instantly plays GM-compatible standard MIDI files from host applications and provides an extremely easy way of sequencing additional backing tracks.
Multiple Effects

Key Rig modules each feature your own dual effects processors for delay, chorus, phaser and more.There's also a master effects section that further processes the combined output of all modules.

Flexible Mixing and Assignment

You get an internal mixer and assignment controls that allow you configure independent MIDI channels for each module. But that's not all... you can easily create splits and layers for things like left-hand bass with right-hand keys, piano/string layers and any other combination you can think of.
Use It Your Way

M-Audio's virtual racks let you use them as stand-alone instruments or with most host sequencers. Lots of people, for example, are just taking your keyboard and laptop to live performances. Compatibility with AU, VST and RTAS also means that you can use it as sound sources for your tracks in Pro Tools*, Logic, Cubase, Ableton Live, and, well, pretty much any popular music software.

Mac OS X Core MIDI

Minimum System Requirements (PC)
KeyRig 49 keyboard
Pentium 3 800MHz (CPU may be higher for laptops)
256 MB RAM
DirectX 9.0b
Windows XP (SP2) * / Windows Vista 32 , 64bit (SP2) / Win7 32, 64bit
(Windows 98, Me, NT, or 2000 not supported)
* Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Meda Center Edition is not supported.
** M-Audio suggests you also check the minimum system requirements for your software, as they may be greater than the above.
Key Rig software
Pentium III 500 MHz or AMD7 (P4 / Athlon 1 GHz or faster recommended)
256 MB RAM
600 MB free hard disk space
Windows XP*
VST 2.0 compatible host software
CD-ROM drive for installation
Internet connection (on any computer) for software activation
ASIO-compatible soundcard for standalone operation
* Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not supported.

Minimum System Requirements (Mac)
Macintosh G3** 800/G4** 733MHz (CPU may be higher for laptops)
OS X 10.2.8 w/ 256 MB RAM,
OS X 10.3.4, 10.4, 10.5.1 w/ 512 MB RAM

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M-Audio warrants its products to be free from defects for 1 year from the date of purchase.