The black Native Instruments MASCHINE MK3 Groove Production Studio is a professional production and performance system, designed for both Mac and Windows. This combination hardware controller and integrated software offers a classic groove-box workflow, with a fast and intuitive interface that is designed to boost your speed and increase your focus. With the ability to act as a sequencer, sampler, VST/AU plug-in host, and multi-effects unit, the MASCHINE MK3 supports beat-making, live performance, and more�all with the benefit of all collaborative computer software. The software is stocked with an 8GB sample library that includes drum kits, synth sounds, loops, and more. The touch-sensitive pads make it easy to sequence drum patterns, bass lines, loops, etc. Plus, with color-coding, you can assign certain colors to certain instruments so you’ll always know what’s what without having to test it.
The hardware interface features a professional-quality, 24-bit/96 kHz USB audio interface with stereo line inputs and outputs, as well as a microphone input and separate headphone output. The controller also features 16 extra-large, multi-colored, illuminated pads with it velocity and aftertouch, 2 high-resolution full color displays, 8 touch-sensitive endless rotary potentiometers, 50 backlit buttons, 1 four-directional push encoder, 1 dual-touch Smart Strip, and 8 multi-colored group buttons. There are MIDI input and output ports (5-pin DIN) for connecting additional keyboards and controllers.
The MASCHINE MK3 provides the flexibility of computer-based music production with straightforward, two-handed control for composing, performing, browsing, sampling, slicing, sound-shaping, and tweaking effects. You can easily load your samples, effects, and plug-ins through the software, and then control them with the pads and knobs�there’s no need to touch the computer’s mouse or keyboard. And, you can always expand your sound with optional MASCHINE Expansions. The Native Instruments MASCHINE MK3 ships with a USB cable and a power adapter. Learn More.