Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK3 Beatmaking Pad Controller
YOUR BEAT. YOUR WAY.
Meet MASCHINE MIKRO, your flexible, compact companion for making music with a laptop. Use it to tap out beats, play melodies, and build up tracks – fast, fun, and hands-on. Want to start creating right away? We’ve thrown in everything you need including instruments, sounds, effects, and powerful tools like sampling and drum synths.
DRUM IT. PLAY IT. SKETCH IT.
MIKRO gives you four different ways of getting hands-on with your music using the 16 pads. Drum beats in Pad mode, with color coding for kicks, snares, and other sounds. Switch to Keyboard mode to play melodies with the pads. In Chord mode, it’s easy to lay down inspiring chord progressions. And in Step mode, program beats and patterns visually in a classic step-sequencer style on the 16 pads – get exciting musical results quickly.
QUICKLY LOAD AND SWAP SOUNDS
Find, audition, and swap sounds without stopping the music. Browse through your favorite instruments, and load samples, projects and kits. A compact screen guides the multi-function encoder so you know exactly what you’re controlling, while staying in the creative flow.
SAMPLE ANY SOUND
Found a great sample? Hit the Sample button to quickly load it into your project from the software. Record from your audio interface to capture from vinyl, play in a guitar, or grab any other sound into your track. Shape and refine your samples using the powerful editing tools in the MASCHINE software.
PLAY WITH SOUNDS IN NEW WAYS
Add creative flourishes to your beats and melodies with the Smart Strip. Slide your fingers to bend sounds, strum instruments, or go wild with Perform FX like Stutter and Echo.
GET IDEAS DOWN WITH POWERFUL SOFTWARE
Get creating and keep going – from one step to the next. Fast. The MASCHINE software comes with powerful tools for realizing your ideas.
PLAY WITH INSPIRING SOUNDS AND FX
You’ll find inspiration using the selection of premium sounds, samples, instruments, and FX included with MASCHINE MIKRO. Plus it comes with full versions the popular synths MASSIVE, MONARK, and REAKTOR PRISM, as well as the free KOMPLETE START.
Then when you’re ready for more juice, simply upgrade to the MASCHINE Factory Library, or KOMPLETE 12 Select, and get more top-notch sounds, while making a tidy saving.
USE ON ITS OWN, OR IN YOUR DAW
MASCHINE MIKRO gives you everything you need to get creating music, and it also works as plug-in in Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Cubase, FL Studio, or any other compatible DAW as a VST or Audio Unit. Use it to build up loops, then work with them in your DAW to quickly flesh out tracks, making it a powerful addition to your setup, however you make music.
SMALL SIZE. SERIOUS TOOLS.
MASCHINE MIKRO makes it easy to get started. Go deeper with powerful tools at your fingertips.
24 effects for polishing your music, including compressors, saturators, reverbs, and filters. Plus creative tools like Grain-Delay, Ice Verb, and Freq Shifter for adding color to your sounds.
Variation lets you generate random patterns at the press of a button, for a quick way to build up tracks or inject unpredictability.
Create wherever you feel inspired. MASCHINE MIKRO is USB-powered for maximum portability.
Freeze your track parameter settings with Lock, leaving you free to go wild with FX, or any other sound parameter, and try out ideas. Then instantly go back.
BASS AND DRUM SYNTHS
Create your own kicks, snares, hi hats, and more, with the flexible Drum Synth, and dial in rich, studio-ready bass tones with Bass Synth – exclusives to MASCHINE.
Eight creative effects for enlivening your sounds, including Stutter, Burst Echo, Scratcher, and Flanger – perform with them using the Smart Strip.
Record, load, and swap loops as they automatically adjust to your project’s tempo, and play loops musically, all with the innovative Audio plug-in.
ACCESS MORE FUNCTIONS
Quickly access handy functions like quantize, undo, and copy/paste via the 16 pads and the shift button.
Sometimes less is more. MIKRO is optimized for making music with a laptop, letting you focus on what matters: getting ideas down fast.
MASTERING MIKRO IS EASIER THAN EVER
TAKE YOUR MUSIC FURTHERMIKRO already contains a selection of inspiring sounds from the acclaimed MASCHINE library to get you started. Expand it further at any time.
Love samples and loops? Sounds.com opens the door to thousands of MASCHINE-ready samples and loops from hundreds of leading suppliers, for a monthly subscription.
From hip hop to techno, grime to house, get genre-specific packs by top artists and sound designers – perfect for kickstarting creativity.
Access hundreds of instruments and FX from industry leaders like Arturia, Waves, and Output, all certified to work seamlessly with MASCHINE MIKRO.
Go deeper with the world’s leading production suite. KOMPLETE opens up a universe of sound, with unparalleled instruments and FX.
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