The Maschine Mikro MK3 is a streamlined version of its bigger brother, the Maschine. The Maschine Mikro MK3 builds on the success of previous versions with a range of upgrade and enhancements. A new touch strip is included for versatile performance control, allowing you to create dynamic sweeps and control parameters such as pitch and modulation.
The 16 velocity-sensitive pads acts as the main control for your sounds and modulation, allowing you to create rhythms, bass lines, chords and melodies on the fly. The Maschine Mikro MK3 is highly versatile allowing you to use it as a high-performance a sampler or a standalone production unit. It also comes complete with custom software which you can use to import new sounds and create full songs with.
What’s New In MK3:
The new pads are bigger in size, providing an ultra-responsive way to interact with your sounds. The revamped look now includes a smaller more concise screen, providing all the information on your settings and sounds you will require.
The push encoder replaces the navigation buttons, with new buttons included such as Pitch, Mod, Perform and Notes. The ergonomic layout allows you to navigate even more easily, browsing your favourite sounds and switching between different ways of playing.
Studio FX, Performance FX and Variation:
New intuitive performance makes it ideal for both studio and stage applications. 24 built-in studio FX are including spanning from compressors and saturators to reverbs and filters. Cutting-edge effects such as Grain-Delay, Ice Verb and Frequency Shifter are included for adding colour to your sounds.
The Variation section allows you to generate random patterns at the touch of a single button. This is a great tool for drawing inspiration and built up tracks when you hit a mental block.
A dedicated ‘Perform’ button is included which gives you access to eight creative effect for live performance use. The effects include Sutter, Burst Echo, Scratcher and Flanger. You can use the integrated Smart Strip to control them for added flexibility.
1.6GB Maschine Factory Selection:
The Maschine Mikro MK3 comes complete with the Maschine Factory Selection which is a sound library comprised of samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, drum kits and more. The Factory Selection measures at 1.6GB in size, giving you everything you need to get started straight out of the box. The genre-defying sounds and instruments span everything from classic kick drums and snares to cutting-edge synthesized sounds.
Smart Strip and Push Encoder:
One of the most prominent new features of the MK3 is the dual-touch Smart Strip. This versatile Smart Strip allows you to slide your fingers to strum instruments, bend sounds, use Perform FX and more. You can even use it control automation such as pitch and modulation for in-depth performance control.
The Push Encoder replaces navigation buttons, providing a more intuitive way to browse and navigate your sounds. You can also use it for adjusting volume levels, panning and controlling parameters.
Complete with Massive, Monark and Reaktor Prism:
The Maschine Mikro MK3 comes complete with a full version of popular Komplete plugins. Once you register your hardware you will receive full versions of Massive, Monark and Reaktor Prism. Massive is a powerful virtual analog synthesizer. You can use Massive to create everything from EDM bass lines to 80s style synth leads. Monark is an iconic mono synthesizer, similar to vintage synthesizers. The Reaktor Prism is a flexible polyphonic synthesizer. Additionally, it includes a voucher for Sound.com, giving you access to thousands of samples and loops for a monthly subscription
Compact, Portable Design:
The revamped design is now even more compact, making it the perfect controller for any home studio. The compact size also makes it highly portable, for easy transportation. The unit is powered by the USB 2.0 connection, eliminates the need for an external power supply.