Plug & Play with Lightning, 30-pin and USB
iRig KEYS PRO comes complete with Lightning connector and 30-pin cables for plugging directly into the dock connector of any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. A USB cable is included for direct Mac or PC connection. With standard Core MIDI support, you can play any compatible virtual instrument or recording app on your iOS device or computer from Apple’s GarageBand to IK’s SampleTank. iRig KEYS PRO needs no AC adapter or batteries, it draws its power from the device it’s connected to, and it even features an auxiliary mini-USB port to provide it with power during performance, allowing the battery on the mobile device to be conserved.
Programming and expansion
iRig KEYS PRO also has powerful programming features that are useful during live performance and in the studio. Players can program iRig KEYS PRO with different set-ups and store them in one of the 4 “Set” banks. When iRig KEYS PRO is in Edit mode, the user can set the MIDI transmit channel, velocity (touch) response, assign Control Change numbers to the Volume/Data knob, send custom Program Change messages, transpose the keyboard in semi-tones and more.
Don’t forget the pedals.
iRig KEYS PRO also supports an expansion jack for adding a sustain pedal (not included) for a realistic piano feel, or an expression pedal that sends MIDI continuous controller data that can control parameters such as volume, rotary speaker speed, tremolo and vibrato speed and more, on the connected app or software instrument.
Free apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac/PC
iRig KEYS PRO comes complete with free pro-quality virtual instrument apps and software that can be immediately downloaded and played, for a true plug-and-play experience out the box.
iGrand Piano FREE for iPad, the concert-quality piano app for iPad with 2 world-class, multi-velocity stereo grand and upright piano instruments, expandable library of 15 additional studio-grade instruments instantly available via in-app purchase, MIDI Recorder with overdub capability, and much more.
SampleTank for iPhone or iPad FREE, the virtual sound module including a complete selection of acoustic, electric and electronic instruments and patterns, unlocking 48 bonus instruments in addition of the 20 included with the free version.
SampleTank 2 L the Mac/PC sample workstation, available both as a stand-alone and as a plug-in for most popular DAW (including GarageBand and Logic) with 2 GB of samples in every instruments category.
- 37 velocity-sensitive full-sized keys (3 full octaves)
- Core MIDI (iOS) and USB class compliant (Mac/PC)
- Powered from the iOS device or Mac/PC USB
- Includes Lightning, 30-pin and USB cables
- Input for an optional sustain or expression pedal
- Modulation and pitch bend wheels and Volume/Data knob
- Octave/Program Up/Down back-lit, soft-touch buttons
- Unlock 48 additional sounds of SampleTank FREE for iPhone/iPad
- Unlock 2 additional sounds of iGrand Piano FREE for iPhone & iPad
- Comes with SampleTank 2L for Mac/PC
Did you notice?There are many compact keyboards without a pedal input. If you play the piano, you know how important a pedal is. Be sure to check the pedal input before purchasing a keyboard.
Apple Recommends ForYou can use iRig KEYS PRO for live performance, for songwriting and composition with the included app and software, or with a multitude of other MIDI-compatible instruments and recorders on any iOS, MacOS or Windows system.
What's in the Box?
- iRig KEYS PRO
- Lightning, 30-pin and USB cables
- Registration card
- SampleTank 2L for Mac/PC license card
- Quick Start Guide
- Input Type: MIDI
- Height: 57mm
- Width: 590mm
- Weight: 1.59 kg
- Length: 189mm
- OS X 10.5 or later
- Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP1), Windows 7 or Windows 8
- Mfr. Part Number: IP-IRIG-KEYSPRO-IN
- UPC or EAN No.: 8025813515031
Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products
- Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.
NEW VERSION WITH "THE GRID" SOUND PACK AND PLUG AND PLAY SUPPORT FOR iRIG PADS!
NEW SONIK SYNTH MOBILE EDITION WITH OVER 300 INSTRUMENTS NOW AVAILABLE!
SampleTank FREE is a professional-quality sound and groove workstation that puts hundreds of world-class instruments and patterns at your fingertips: piano, organ, drums, bass, guitar, strings, synths, percussion, vocals and more!
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Its instruments give you unmatched realism, sound variety and audio performance: It's a true premier for the iOS world. For the first time on this platform, hundreds of professional sample-based sounds and patterns can be easily accessed, layered and used for playing live. Now you can make music anytime and anywhere the inspiration hits you.
SampleTank FREE includes 27 instruments and over 1,000 patterns You can expand your sound library a-la-carte via in-app purchase with 23 Sound Packs for each instrument category including Drums, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Electric Piano, Organ, Chromatic, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Synth Leads, Synth Pads, Trons, Voices, Ethnic, Percussion and Sound FX (or download the complete SampleTank Sound Packs bundle). You can also purchase the new SampleMoog™ - Mobile Edition, Miroslav Philharmonik - Mobile Edition and Sonik Synth - Mobile Edition downloadable Sound Collections in the in-app store to add over 200 of the best analog synth and orchestral instruments from these legendary libraries.
Though SampleTank works effortlessly with your device's touchscreen, it also offers many other control options. Try it with the iRig MIDI interface to jam with your favorite MIDI controllers, just like you would a regular sound or synth module. For an even more portable experience, use iRig KEYS with Lightning® or iRig KEYS Pro mini-keyboard controllers to jam out while on the go. No matter how you use it, its built-in tools will inspire you to create professional sounding music anywhere your mobile life takes you.
The latest version of SampleTank includes plug-and-play support for iRig Pads, IK's new ultra-portable groove controller. With it, you can use two different modes — basic and full integration — that let you control SampleTank and its drum machine-style PADS section with different degrees of flexibility. Just connect your iRig Pads and you'll be ready to take your grooves to go.
IK has also unveiled a new sound pack called "The Grid" that's tailored towards mobile beatmaking and electronic music. Available via in-app purchase, it includes 50 instruments and 50 patterns in two categories: DRUMS and a new SYNTH FX category. With it you can get kits for Hip-Hop, Dubstep, Techno, EDM, Breaks, House and more!
SampleTank delivers the same sound and performance quality that you’d expect from our high-end professional studio products — Plus lightning-fast sound loading and near-zero latency makes putting the groove in your pocket easy. So get in the pocket and get SampleTank.
• 4-part multi-timbral professional-quality sound and groove module
• Expandable sound library with 600+ instruments in 17 categories
• Sonik Synth, SampleMoog™ and Miroslav Philharmonik downloadable Sound Collections available from inside the app
• 1,000+ melodic and rhythmic patterns for accompaniment or groove creation
• 4-track MIDI recorder
• Built-in insert effects and master reverb
• Sound and effects editing with multiple parameters
• Support for MIDI Program Change, Continuous Controllers and Virtual MIDI
• 128 User Presets
• Play interface with piano keyboard, scale keyboard and enhanced drum pads
• Designed in concert with iRig PADS, iRig KEYS and iRig MIDI interfaces for iOS devices …
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Ratings & Reviews
Plug and Play, Literally
I received this product as a Christmas present and right out of the box, you can literally just plug the MIDI keyboard into your i I received this product as a Christmas present and right out of the box, you can literally just plug the MIDI keyboard into your iPhone, iPod, iPad, or Mac, assuming you already had GarageBand or a similar app installed. As advertised, the keyboard has a pretty big range for iOS and OS compatibility; for me, my iPhone and iPad still use iOS 7, my iPod on iOS 5, and my Mac on OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 and they all worked great.
Concerning the apps included with the keyboard, I've only briefly tried them, but they were fairly self-explanatory and worked without a hitch, just like when I used the keyboard with GarageBand.
Essentially, the keyboard works exactly how the specs are laid out, key sensitivity, software, and all.
P.s. In case anyone was wondering, a pedal is not included. …
- Written by Alina T from Fruit Heights
7 of 8 people found this useful
Build quality not so good
After I received my keyboard, I found:
1. Some keys are higher, some are lower, they are not leveled.
2. Some keys are loose, an After I received my keyboard, I found:
1. Some keys are higher, some are lower, they are not leveled.
2. Some keys are loose, and especially one is so loose that affects the playing.
For a S$250 product, this is not the quality I anticipated. …
- Written by Li Y from Singapore
11 of 13 people found this useful