Making beatmaking fast and intuitive, the Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2 provides tactile hardware that can keep up with the power of the software. Add to this 6GB of sounds, Massive and Komplete Elements and you have a seriously flexible, highly portable piece of equipment.
The Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2 is the next generation of beat maker, with improvements to the winning formula including multi-coloured pads that allow you to assign colours to groups, sounds, patterns, and scenes, for example all your kick drums could be set to blue so you can easily find the sound you want. The pad's also have improved response, dynamics and sensitivity, the transport controls are coloured, again to improve your workflow, and the NI Maschine Mikro MK2 has been equipped with an enhanced 128 x 64 pixel display.
The Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2 hardware is made up of:
Just as important as the hardware is the software, and the Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2 certainly delivers, with its clip-based sequencer, high-performance sampler, professional effects and full support for VST and Audio Units plug-ins. It can be used as a plug-in for your DAW and you can also use the iMaschine app on you iPad or iPhone to get ideas down and finish them on the Mikro.
The Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2 also comes packed with 6GB of sounds, all of which are tagged for easy browsing. This includes drum kits, one-shot samples, basses, synths and acoustic instruments.
Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK2 also includes the 2.x Maschine update, which itself now gives users the Massive synth software, with 1,300 sounds for basses and leads. Also included is Komplete Elements, which offers 1,000 sounds from Komplete 9 and Komplete 9 Ultimate.
In addition to the included sounds you can add even more with a variety of Maschine Expansions. A collection of packages created sound designers and artists, there is something for everyone across the range, including drum one-shots, matched kits, multi-sampled instruments and pre-programmed patterns and songs.