Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2 2.0 Groove Production Studio
MASCHINE MIKRO is the compact groove production system, combining software and hardware in perfect harmony. Get hands-on control of all-new MASCHINE 2.0 software in an ultra-portable package that fits into any setup or budget. Add new dimension to your project with MASCHINE MIKRO’s intuitive, groovebox workflow.
And because software can be easily updated, MASCHINE 2.0 will always keep you on the cutting edge of technology, pushing your creativity further than you ever thought possible.
Create tight rhythms, harmonies and melodies in moments with MASCHINE - the groundbreaking instrument that combines a pattern-based sequencer, professional sampler, multi-effect unit and VST/AU plug-in host with tactile control.
Experience a fully creative workflow with the integrated hardware/software system, combining the flexibility of computer-based music production with straightforward, two-handed control for composing, performing, browsing, sampling, slicing, sound-shaping and tweaking effects.
MASCHINE’s hardware delivers incredible tactile control and visual feedback
1. Highly-sensitive, multi-color pads: Trigger sounds, create rhythms, change patterns and scenes featuring true-white LEDs, velocity, and aftertouch.
2. Push Encoder: Get hands on control of a multitude of software functions from one intuitive push encoder.
3. Group button: Switch between groups directly on the hardware. Create unlimited groups with MASCHINE 2.0 software.
4. Transport controls: Play, record, loop, and more.
5. (referring to the back panel) Kensington lock socket.
MASCHINE MIKRO is the perfect entry into intuitive groove production. Start working on the hardware and the workflow quickly becomes part of your muscle memory. Devote all your time to making the music you want to make, not learning the tools you use to make it.
MASCHINE MIKRO lets you trigger sounds with hardware immediacy, keeping you locked in the creative flow.
SUPREME SOUNDS INSIDE
MASCHINE MIKRO comes loaded with a vast 8 GB sound library, created by a wide range of internationally renowned sound designers and artists. Use MASCHINE MIKRO’s innovative tag-based browser to easily get to the sound you want. Included are 8627 samples, made up of 445 full drum kits, 388 multi-sampled instruments, 403 sliced loops, 1200 patterns, and 38 projects – see the full list here.
Five sonically-outstanding drum synths let you dial in an infinite range of custom sound from ultra-realistic acoustic hits to the hardest hitting electronic drums.
MASCHINE 2.0 sets a new benchmark in software drum synthesis. Create your own perfectly-tuned electronic and acoustic drum sounds in truly peerless sound quality. Five monophonic drum plug-ins built exclusively for MASCHINE 2.0, each with several unique algorithms give you any percussive sound you need and with the quality that comes from NI’s acclaimed DSP expertise.
MASCHINE 2.0 makes you faster. A top-of-the-line audio engine saves resources while delivering the highest audio quality possible. Advanced multi-core technology runs multiple processes in parallel, dividing complex tasks between your computer’s cores. Run more plug-ins. Mix with ease. Load up even more sounds on unlimited groups, and so much more.
The result is the most responsive, fluid, and musical MASCHINE software ever.
WHAT'S NEW IN MASCHINE 2.0 SOFTWARE
All-new MASCHINE 2.0 software is bursting with power. Find instruments, effects, kits, sounds, and samples fast with the spectacular tag-based visual browser – optimized for KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects. Get busy creating with unlimited groups and insert effects, and sidechaining.
Then finish off your tracks with a sleek, intuitive mixer – all wrapped in a beautiful new user interface and with full multi-core support.
These are just a few of the many new features in Maschine 2.0
Windows 7 or Windows 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
AAX 32 and AAX 64
Native 64-bit support for stand-alone and plug-in versions
USB 2.0 Port, 13 GB free disk space for complete installation