IK Multimedia's iRig KEYS PRO is a truly compact, bus-powered “plug and play” MIDI controller you can use anywhere with your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Mac. Yet despite its space-saving design, iRig KEYS PRO offers 37 full-size, velocity-sensitive keys that give you a realistic playing feel and the ability to play legitimate two-handed parts. This keyboard also has a wide variety of pro performance features, and comes with cables (Lightning and 30-pin) and software for your iOS devices and your Mac.
Comfort and versatility
iRig KEYS PRO includes modulation and pitch-bend wheels. It also offers an expansion jack, so you can connect a sustain pedal for an even more realistic piano playing experience, or an expression pedal for controlling continuous parameters like volume, tremolo, vibrato, rotary speaker speed, and more (pedals not included).
Control at your fingertips
The easy-to-use control panel includes five backlit soft-touch buttons and a Volume/Data knob. You also get Program and Octave up/down buttons, plus an Edit mode for transposing the keyboard, sending specific programming change messages, customizing touch sensitivity, changing MIDI channel, reassigning Vol/Data knob MIDI control change, and accessing other useful MIDI functions in a flash. You can store all these parameters using the Set button and then recall them on the fly.
Make music anywhere
iRig KEYS PRO is small and light, and because it’s bus powered—meaning it gets its power from your iOS device or Mac—you don’t have to limit your music making to places where there's access to power. Jam, produce, or practice wherever the mood strikes. Compared to other MIDI controllers with full-size keys, iRig KEYS PRO is at least 30% smaller while still offering three full octaves of keys.
A wealth of apps
On your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, iRig KEYS PRO is compatible with hundreds of apps, including IK’s SampleTank, iGrand Piano, and iLectric apps, which deliver wide-ranging sounds and features. Thanks to built-in Core MIDI support, iRig KEYS PRO also works with GarageBand and hundreds of other music creation and practice/learning apps.
iRig KEYS PRO can also work in the studio with your Mac through its USB port. This allows you to connect to and control a multitude of software DAWs or virtual instruments, including GarageBand, Logic, and Pro Tools. KEYS PRO even includes SampleTank 2 L, free, delivering a powerful virtual instrument with over 2GB of sounds. Run it as a stand-alone performance machine or as a plug-in inside your favorite software.
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-size keys (three full octaves range plus one note)
- Modulation and pitch bend wheels
- Volume/Data knob (assignable)
- Octave/Program Up/Down back-lit, soft-touch buttons
- SET button to store and recall four different customized setups
- Input for an optional sustain or expression pedal
- Core MIDI and USB class compliant - plug and play
- Powered from your iOS device or Mac via USB
- Download SampleTank free from the App Store and unlock exclusive content
- Free SampleTank 2 L virtual instrument software for Mac included
Did you notice?Offers 37 full-size keys in a compact size for easier, more realistic playing.
Apple Recommends ForPracticing and composing in the studio or on the go with your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Mac.
What's in the Box?
- IK Multimedia iRig KEYS PRO Mobile Keyboard Controller
- Lightning cable, USB cable, 30-pin cable
- Quick start guide
- SampleTank 2 L software download
- Input Type: MIDI
- Height: 2.24 in./5.69 cm
- Width: 7.44 in./18.9 cm
- Weight: 3.51 lb./1.59 kg
- Length: 23.22 in./59 cm
- Mac OS X v10.5 or later; or iOS 4.3 or later
- Windows XP SP 3 or later
- Mfr. Part Number: IP-IRIG-KEYSPRO-IN
- UPC or EAN No.: 8025813512030
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- Warranty: One year parts, 90 days labor
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
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