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Native Instruments Maschine Mikro Groove Production Studio

Develop your producer skills with this beginner-friendly production studio from Native Instruments. (9) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Native Instruments Maschine Mikro Groove

The Native Instruments Maschine Mikro is the perfect entry into the world of Maschine, giving you tactile, hands on control for beat production, sampling and performance. This latest addition to the family has the same responsive pads, the same powerful software and the same 6 GB+ sample library as its big brother in a smaller, more portable format. The Native Instruments Maschine Mikro is the perfect addition to any production setup, on stage or in the studio.

Check out Maschine maestro Jeremy Ellis demo the Machine Mikro:


Professional Production and Performance

Maschine Mikro is a professional music production tool, combining the flexibility of software with immediacy of hardware. Create rhythms, bass lines, chords and melodies, and build tracks on the fly with the intuitive, clip based sequencer. Maschine Mikro also gives you a high performance sampler, an arsenal of professional effects and full support for VST(r) and Audio Units plug-ins. What's more, you can also run Maschine Mikro as a plug in in your DAW.

The Inspiring Maschine Library

More than 6 GB of fascinating samples, patterns, and effects for all styles, with drums and basses plus dynamic synth and instrument sounds many created by renowned artists and producers and a range of dynamic studio quality effects. Select sounds using Maschine Mikros super simple browser and start playing immediately. And if you need even more, get an extra boost for your library with Maschine Expansions.

Plug in to Maschine

Maschine Mikro gives you direct access to your favorite Native Instruments or 3rd party VST or Audio Units plug-ins, to further expand your instrument and effect arsenal. Start your collection with the free download of Komplete Elements, with over 1,000 stunning sounds all seamlessly integrated and fully browsable in Maschine Mikro and discover even more with your included $30/25 e voucher redeemable in the NI online shop.

Features:

- All the power and flexibility of Maschine, with the same fully integrated software
- Portable and road tested build quality, with the same high quality pads as Maschine
- Includes the full 6 GB+ Maschine sound library with over 18,000 samples, 7,000 one shots, 400 sliced loops, 300 drum kits with over 1,400 patterns, 388 sampled instruments, 170 FX/multi FX presets, and 60 demo projects
- Comes with free download of Komplete Elements and an e voucher worth $30 /25 for additional Komplete Instruments and Effects or Maschine Expansions at the NI Online Shop
- Offers VST and AU plug in hosting plus seamless Komplete 8 integration browse Komplete Instruments and Effects directly in the Maschine Mikro browser
- Clever hardware shortcuts provide quick access to key functions and essential software controls
- High contrast display and backlit pads for clear visual feedback in the studio or onstage
- Classic groovebox features: 16 velocity levels, swing (sounds, groups, global), pad link, note repeat, MPC 60/SP 1200 sampling emulation
- More than 20 high quality effects with flexible routing possibilities
- Full studio integration: Import iMaschine projects, REX files and MPC programs and export MIDI or audio via drag and drop, use Maschine inside a DAW as a VST, AU or RTAS plug in

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- Dimensions (W x L x H): 12.6 x 7.7 x 2.2 in., (320 x 195 x 55 mm)
- Weight: 1.2 kg., (2.6 lbs)
-One high-contrast black and white display 64 x 128 pxs
- 16 high-quality, illuminated pads with velocity and aftertouch
- One master knob for controlling numerous functions
- 28 backlit buttons
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- USB 2.0
- Kensington Lock
- System Requirements:
- Windows: Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64, 2 GB RAM
- Mac: Mac OS X 10.6 (latest update) or 10.7, Intel Core Duo, 2 GB RAM
- Supported Interfaces: Stand-alone, VST, Audio Units, ASIO, Core Audio, WASAPI, RTAS (Pro Tools 8 and higher)

Included: Free download of KOMPLETE ELEMENTS and an e voucher worth $30 /25 for additional KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects or MASCHINE EXPANSIONS at the NI Online Shop!
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Big Maschine in a smaller package"
Overall: I purchased the larger version of Maschine when it first came out and loved it, but was torn between it and some of my other controllers since I have limited desk space. So, I decided to try Maschine Mikro and boy did it help with the space problems while giving me everything that the bigger Maschine did. Even though it only has one screen and not as many knobs, I have only found those things to make me click one or two times more with my mouse than the big Maschine. Other than that the work flow and ease of use is still superb. Would recommend this to anyone who doesnt have the coin for the big Maschine, has limited desk space, or wants to be introduced to what Maschine has to offer.
Style of Music: All types.
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "So far it's amazing. I'll post a follow up in the coming months, and will continue to shop from Zzounds because they are the bes"
Sound: It's freaking amazing! I'm fairly new to the music scene but I throw on my Shure headphones(which I bought from Zzounds!), and every time I hear a new sound a piece of me just freaks out because there are like endless possibilities of what to do. Feature: Unlike its larger brother, the Mikro lacks another screen and all the interactive knobs, but makes up for it in its smaller size and more affordable price. If you buy it before the end of the year you even get a free kit with it, not to mention the Komplete Elements that come with it. Inside the hardware you can adjust sounds to the way you want them, splice samples, and cut together pretty much everything. Ease of Use: There are videos on the Maschine website and I have only watched one so far until i get into the more advanced stages, but everything is mad easy to use in the interface. After watching it once I already know how to lace together sounds. Like, I'm sure you could go live with this thing if you wanted to make music on the stage, because it's that simple to piece together everything! The screen on it is the best part, because it allows you to not even have to look up at the computer screen. I've been making music so far, and my computer screen has been cutting off but it hasn't bothered me. Quality: Oh man, the product. Like the old 808's and akai products they used to make, this thing has some weight to it. I recently bought an akai mpk mini and that is made of plastic, but his is made of some nice metals. I'm sure you could drop it a couple times (although that would be a horrible idea and the booklet says not to do that) and it would be perfectly fine. On top of that, everytime it turns on it does this cool light wave thing. Also the pads light up and let you know what sound you are on when you're creating your music. Value: It's totally worth the price because it does everything the regular Maschine does in half the size. Manufacturer Support: I haven't had any problems yet. The Wow Factor: Why you think I bought this?! I've been looking at the Maschine since this summer, and last summer on the SamAsh site, but then I found Zzounds. and then this Mikro came along and solved all my problems! The look of it, and how it brings everything into one program makes me want it the most. Overall: Oh I plan on keeping this all the way through college. If It was stolen I'd probably end up buying a regular Maschine.
Style of Music: Hip-hop
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