The Keystation 49 offers an extended physical octave range and full-size keys–ideal for use with a digital audio workstation or in a live performance setup.
Lightweight and durable, they travel with ease and compliment nearly any musician’s studio. New for the Keystation 49 is transport and directional controls for simple DAW operation without a mouse or trackpad. A 6.3mm (1/4-inch) sustain input jack is included on each for expressive performance capabilities.
Keystation 49 USB Keyboard MIDI Controller
- 49 full-size, synth-action velocity-sensitive keys
- Pitch bend and modulation wheels provide dynamic performance capabilities
- Transport controls let you control your DAW without reaching for the mouse
- USB powered; a single cable provides power and MIDI connectivity
- 6.3mm (1/4-inch) sustain pedal input for expressive performance
- Includes Ableton Live Lite for immediate and powerful music creation
- Includes SONiVOX Eighty-Eight Ensemble, a world-class virtual piano instrument VST plugin
- Works with Apple's Camera Connection Kit for use with iPad, iPod and iPhone - with apps such as GarageBand
Software Content Overview
Bundled with the Keystation II Series is a full-featured software suite providing users with instant creative potential with
access to a world-class DAW and thousands of premium virtual instrument patches.
Ableton Live Lite – one of the most popular performance and production programs available in the world. A powerful music creation tool, Ableton Live Lite enables musicians and producers to spontaneously compose, record, remix, improvise and edit musical ideas in a fluid audio/MIDI environment. Explore sonic possibilities in real time whether on stage or in the studio. When you are satisfied with your work, Ableton Live Lite lets you save it or mix it down.
SONiVOX’s Eighty-Eight Ensemble - a world-class piano instrument that authentically captures a 9-foot CD327 Steinway piano. Meticulously recorded and expertly sampled, Eighty-Eight Ensemble provides every producer and performer the opportunity to infuse their compositions, recordings and performances with the breathtaking realism of a world-class grand piano. Use the combination patches to layer strings, synth pads and choral pads with the high-fidelity piano samples and create evolving, lush soundscapes and textures.
Xpand!2 - a multitimbral workstation offering four active sound slots, or parts, per patch. Each part is provided with its own MIDI channel, Note Range (Zone), Mix, Arpeggiation, Modulation, and Effects settings—an excellent method for creating individual parts. Harnessing the four parts together to build one amazing Patch is where Xpand!2 reveals its true power. Using everything from wavetables and FM synthesis to sample playback, the expert sound design team at Air Music Tech has carefully created thousands of ready-to-play Xpand!2 patches.