Fast and intuitive, the Native Instruments Maschine MK2 is the next generation in beat making, a tactile piece of hardware that keeps up with the power of the software. The inclusion of 11GB of sounds, Massive and Komplete Elements are just the tip of the iceberg.
Hosting a pattern-based sequencer, professional sampler, multi-effect unit and VST/AU plug-in host, the Native Instruments Maschine MK2 keeps up with your creativity. Integrated with the accompanying software, and with the option to add expansions to your set up, the Maschine MK2 is intuitive and flexible, making it easy to compose, perform, browse, sample, slice, sound-shape and tweak effects.
The new Native Instruments Maschine adds to the winning formula, with black and white options and multi-coloured pads that make it easier to find which pads are assigned to what. It also comes supplied with the latest software update, Maschine 2.x, with its colour-coding and new effects and legendary synth, Massive, onboard. The Native Instruments Maschine MK2 hardware can also be personalised with the release of Custom Kits in a variety of colours and the specially made Maschine Stand, which gives provides the perfect surface to perform on.
The Native Instruments Maschine MK2 hardware is made up of:
The Native Instruments Maschine MK2 has been designed to be flexible, meeting the demands of a variety of musicians and purposes. It will fit in perfectly as the centrepiece of your studio, by allowing you to control and sequence external hardware instruments or by giving you quick, hands-on access to software functions with MIDI mode.
The flexibility of the Native Instruments Maschine MK2 takes you out the studio, by also being the perfect performance tool. Its small size makes it portable, while the responsive, multi-colour pads are extremely playable, with rotary encoders and the master push encoder giving you finite control. The dual backlit, high-contrast displays also make it easy to see what you're doing, in any environment.
The Native Instruments Maschine MK2 doesn't keep you wanting, with a huge, 11GB sound library available straight from the box. This includes drum kits, one-shot samples, basses, synths and acoustic instruments. Maschine 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.