Studiologic SL88 Studio USB MIDI Keyboard Controller, 88-Key

Pro pianists: Get more out of your MIDI software with 88 fully weighted hammer-action keys, three X/Y sticks for real-time control, and a full-color display.

The Studiologic SL88 Studio extends the SL CONTROLLERS line providing the perfect combination of lightness and all the powerful features of the product line. Working together with musicians we have created a user interface which is perfect for quick navigation and setup, but also gives you excellent in-depth control. The SL88 Studio is ready to be at the very heart of your system. All provided in a new refreshing way.

The lightness of the authentic touch

The SL88 Studio adopts the latest hammer action keybed technology from FATAR giving the best piano touch feeling. TP/100LR is remarkably lighter than any other. Each of the keys provides 3 contacts for superior performance. With the respect of the full weighted touch of the real piano action, the new design guarantees a very fluent and authentic feel. The results of this combination are simply amazing.

Form follows perfomance

With its compact profile, the SL88 Studio is an extremely portable professional controller. Thanks to a perfect integration with the TP/100LR keyboard, it weighs less than 14 kilograms (30.8 lb). The SL88 Studio is stage and studio ready with a rugged full metal casing. Sculptured endcaps made of a highly resistant synthetic material help to shield the keybed perfectly and provide a safe grip when handling and transporting.

Total access with total ease.

Located in the center of the instrument is a razor-sharp TFT color display. In combination with the high quality six-way controller knob, read more you can navigate through all SL88 Studio functions fast and with ease. Functions such as switching through the four zones are achieved by moving the controller, and then by clicking and turning the same knob again, you can select and adjust the desired parameter. Simple, intuitive and fast! Additionally, the three pushbuttons to the right of the control knob bring you back to the top-level from any location in the system with just one push.

Real-time control.

The SL88 Studio offers three X/Y stick controllers, not just for performance but also for direct control and manipulation of any desired sound parameter. Stick one is spring-loaded for both X/Y directions. The typical use for this stick is pitch and modulation control. Stick 2 is spring-loaded in X direction only. Stick 3 is free in X and Y directions, ideal for panning, cross fading and parameter control. All sticks feature an elegant, aluminum control shaft which feels perfectly balanced and expressive between your fingertips.

Magnetic rail system.

With the innovative Magnetic Rail System at the rear of the SL88 Studio you can easily adapt a note stand or an extension plate to hold your written notes, music, laptop or tablet. It works as brilliantly easy as it looks. Just click the brackets into the backrail to match the position you need for your accessory items.

Setup, backup, perform.

The powerful new software editor helps you to easily setup your virtual keyboard rig. Mirroring the basic functional scheme of the SL operating system, its clear and ergonomic user interface makes creating and editing Splits and Layers a quick and easy job.
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 38 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 55 x 18 x 10 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AMS-SL-88-STUDIO

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-431-2609

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (4 ratings)
Submitted December 29, 2018 by Daniel S
"StudioLogic SL88 Studio"
Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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After having this controller for about 3 months now....I have to say, I love playing this thing. They weighted keys are great! I have been playing for about 30 years and have been through my share of keyboards and midi controllers. The navigation took a little getting used to as well as the stick controls, but I sincerely enjoy playing this board.I only wish that there were some more integration to the DAW as far as pads and slider controls but, I use an AKAI APC40ii to control Ableton. Once you learn the setup with the SL Studio Editor, it is a great asset. The documentation and online support could be a little better though.For $499, I am thinking about getting another one just to leave at my bands rehearsal room....not that transporting this is bad. It is pleasantly light to have such a good feeling keybed!
Musical Background:
Been playing for 30+ years. Play in gigging band, studio, church and sound reinforcement
Musical Style:
Rock, Christian
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