With its full-sized, semi-weighted keys and exciting instrument software bundle, the lightweight and expressive M-Audio Keystation 49 MK3 makes a worthy addition to any studio setup or performance arsenal. This simple USB controller comes equipped with a streamlined control set to quickly unlock the full power of your pianos, synths, loops, and sound machines. Mac/PC Class Compliancy and USB bus powering makes the Keystation 49 MK3 the ultimate plug-and-play solution for sound creation on the go. A standard 1/4" sustain pedal input and on/off switch grace the back panel.
49 synth-action keys
The M-Audio Keystation 49 MK3 boasts 49 full-size keys with comfortable synth action. This makes it a great choice for players who want solid-feeling touch when playing virtual instruments.
The Keystation 49 MK3's intuitive control set helps you breeze through sessions. To the left of the keys are pitch, modulation, and octave controls. Its dedicated volume slider is useful for live performances and can be assigned to control any MIDI value in the studio — use it to add expression or perform a filter sweep while you record a sequence. Add that to dedicated transport controls and cursor keys (so you don't need to use a mouse), and with the Keystation 49 MK3 from Sweetwater, you've got a complete system that's perfect for minimal studio or performance setups.
The Mac/PC Class Compliant M-Audio Keystation 49 MK3 runs on USB bus power when connected to your computer. That means you don't need anything but a USB cable for both power and MIDI transmission — just plug, play, and go. No more hunting for an extra outlet to power up your rig.
The M-Audio Keystation 49 MK3 isn't limited to computer use. Using the Apple Camera Connector, you can pair this compact keyboard with your iPad or iPhone and your favorite music creation apps. The M-Audio Keystation 49 MK3 is the perfect travel companion for musicians on the go.