A huge redesign of NI's famed Maschine hardware gives it updated screens, new touch strips and the high spec, 24-bit / 96kHz audio interface that many people have wished for previously. Plus, there's a slightly sharper modern finish keeps it in line with the rest of NI's hardware aesthetic.
There's a fab first look video from our friends at Ask.Audio below where they give the new hardware run through.
• Integrated hardware/software system includes sampler, arranger, mixer, FX, and more
• 8 GB MASCHINE library with samples, one-shots, sliced loops, sampled instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs
• Includes 25 GB KOMPLETE 11 SELECT library – see opposite for details
• 25 pro-quality studio and creative FX including filter, EQ, delay, reverb and compressor
• 2 high-resolution RGB color displays for precision sample slicing, sound tweaking, note editing, mixing, browsing, and more
• 16 large, ultra-sensitive pads make two-handed drumming easy
• Pro-grade, 96 kHz / 24-bit audio interface with 2 x 1⁄4” TRS line outputs, 2 x 1⁄4” TRS line inputs, 1⁄4” dynamic mic input, stereo headphone output, 1 x MIDI In, 1 x MIDI out; 1 x Footswitch
• Touch sensitive knobs for parameter tweaking
• Smart Strip for strumming notes, pitch bending sounds, performing with FX, and more
• Four-directional push encoder for browsing, navigating, adjusting levels and balance • Powered via USB 2.0 or with the included power supply unit
• Seamless integration with KOMPLETE
• Classic groovebox features including 16 velocity levels, swing, pad link, note repeat, step sequencer, and vintage MPC 60/SP 1200 sampling emulation
• Compatible with all major DAWs (including Ableton Live, Logic Pro, and FL Studio) as a VST or Audio Units plug-in with full multi-core support
Priced at €599 and £479 it's available for pre-order now.
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