Top 10 Best Native Instruments Midi Controllers
for July 2022

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Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Controller Keyboard & M-Audio SP 2 | Universal Sustain Pedal with Piano Style Action for MIDI Keyboards, Digital Pianos & More

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Controller Keyboard & M-Audio SP 2

Universal Sustain Pedal with Piano Style Action for MIDI Keyboards, Digital Pianos & More

What We like

Product 2: Lightweight, ultra-compact aesthetic provides classic piano style sustain in portable footprint

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Product Features

  • Product 1: Informative OLED display for at-a-glance navigation
  • Product 1: Smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects
  • Product 2: Classic design with a conveniently located polarity switch for compatibility with all electronic keyboards
  • Product 2: Premium build with a robust, heavy-duty mechanism for uncompromised reliability
  • Product 1: Semi-weighted custom NI keybed

Product 1: 8 touch-sensitive control knobs Product 1: smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects Product 2: universal sustain pedal with chrome foot pedal for a natural, realistic pedal action Product 1: informative oled display for at-a-glance navigation Product 2: premium build with a robust, heavy-duty mechanism for uncompromised reliability Product 1: semi-weighted custom ni keybed Product 2: classic design with a conveniently located polarity switch for compatibility with all electronic keyboards

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Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Controller Keyboard

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Controller Keyboard

by Native Instruments
What We like

USB 2.0 bus powered

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Product Features

  • Informative OLED display for at-a-glance navigation
  • 8 touch-sensitive control knobs
  • Semi-weighted custom NI keybed
  • Smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects

Informative oled display for at-a-glance navigation 8 touch-sensitive control knobs Smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects Semi-weighted custom ni keybed

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Native Instruments Maschine Mk3 Drum Controller

Native Instruments Maschine Mk3 Drum Controller

by Native Instruments
What We like

Smart Strip for strumming notes, pitch bending sounds, performing with FX, and more.Crosstalk L/R : -96 dB

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Product Features

  • Touch sensitive knobs for parameter tweaking. System requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or macOS 10.12 (latest update), Intel Core i5, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended),Windows 7, 8, or 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Includes 25 GB KOMPLETE 11 SELECT library featuring 25 pro-quality studio and creative FX
  • Integrated hardware/software system includes sampler, arranger, mixer, FX, and more
  • Pro-grade, 96 kHz / 24-bit audio interface with 2 x 1/4 TRS line outputs, 2 x 1/4 TRS line inputs, 1/4 dynamic mic input, stereo headphone output, 1 x MIDI In, 1 x MIDI out; 1 x Footswitch

Touch sensitive knobs for parameter tweaking. system requirements: mac os x 10.11 or macos 10.12 (latest update), intel core i5, 2 gb ram (4 gb recommended),windows 7, 8, or 10 (latest service pack, 32/64-bit), intel core i5 or equivalent cpu, 2 gb ram (4 gb recommended) Includes 25 gb komplete 11 select library featuring 25 pro-quality studio and creative fx Pro-grade, 96 khz / 24-bit audio interface with 2 x 1/4 trs line outputs, 2 x 1/4 trs line inputs, 1/4 dynamic mic input, stereo headphone output, 1 x midi in, 1 x midi out; 1 x footswitch Integrated hardware/software system includes sampler, arranger, mixer, fx, and more

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Native Instruments Maschine Mikro Mk3 Drum Controller

Native Instruments Maschine Mikro Mk3 Drum Controller

by Native Instruments
What We like

Compact, music production instrument that integrates powerful software with tactile, responsive hardware

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Product Features

  • Four ways to input sound using the 16 pads drum in pad mode, play melodies in Keyboard mode, create chord progressions in Chord mode, and program in a classic step-sequencer style from Step mode
  • 1.6 GB MASCHINE Factory Selection with samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs
  • Software - use on its own or as a VST, Audio Unit, or AAX plug-in in all major DAWs (including Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and FL Studio).An Internet connection and a graphics card which supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate MASCHINE software. Once installed and activated, all products can be used offline
  • Powered via USB 2.0. System Requirements- macOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14 (latest update), Intel Core i5, 4 GB RAM. Windows 10 (latest Service Pack, 64-bit only), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 4GB RAM. USB 2.0 Port, 3 GB free disk space for Maschine Essentials (full Maschine software plus 1.6 GB Maschine Factory Selection), 1 GB free disk space for Massive, Monark and Reaktor Prism

Powered via usb 2.0. system requirements- macos 10.12, 10.13, 10.14 (latest update), intel core i5, 4 gb ram. windows 10 (latest service pack, 64-bit only), intel core i5 or equivalent cpu, 4gb ram. usb 2.0 port, 3 gb free disk space for maschine essentials (full maschine software plus 1.6 gb maschine factory selection), 1 gb free disk space for massive, monark and reaktor prism Four ways to input sound using the 16 pads drum in pad mode, play melodies in keyboard mode, create chord progressions in chord mode, and program in a classic step-sequencer style from step mode 1.6 gb maschine factory selection with samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs Software - use on its own or as a vst, audio unit, or aax plug-in in all major daws (including ableton live, pro tools, logic pro, and fl studio).an internet connection and a graphics card which supports opengl 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate maschine software. once installed and activated, all products can be used offline

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Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A61 Controller Keyboard (Renewed)

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A61 Controller Keyboard (Renewed)

by Native Instruments
What We like

USB 2.0 bus powered.Can be used as a MIDI controller

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Product Features

  • Semi-weighted custom NI keybed
  • Informative OLED display for at-a-glance navigation
  • Smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects
  • 8 touch-sensitive control knobs

Smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects Informative oled display for at-a-glance navigation Semi-weighted custom ni keybed 8 touch-sensitive control knobs

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Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Controller Keyboard & RockJam Xfinity Heavy-Duty, Double-X, Pre-Assembled, Infinitely Adjustable Piano Keyboard Stand with Locking Straps

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Controller Keyboard & RockJam Xfinity Heavy-Duty

Double-X, Pre-Assembled, Infinitely Adjustable Piano Keyboard Stand with Locking Straps

What We like

Product 2: Quick-release mechanism allows the user to adjust the height, from 4 - 38 in; compared to most other stands which only permit five set positions

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Product Features

  • Product 2: High strength support straps attached to keyboard stand secure the keyboard from movement during performance
  • Product 1: 8 touch-sensitive control knobs
  • Product 1: Informative OLED display for at-a-glance navigation
  • Product 1: Semi-weighted custom NI keybed
  • Product 2: Heavy duty double-x metal construction ensures extra stability for heavy and light digital electronic keyboards

Product 2: heavy duty double-x metal construction ensures extra stability for heavy and light digital electronic keyboards Product 2: high strength support straps attached to keyboard stand secure the keyboard from movement during performance Product 1: informative oled display for at-a-glance navigation Product 1: smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects Product 1: semi-weighted custom ni keybed Product 2: no assembly needed; metal parts are welded together, and no screws to lose Product 1: 8 touch-sensitive control knobs

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Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Controller Keyboard & On-Stage KS7190 Classic Single-X Keyboard Stand

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Controller Keyboard & On-Stage KS7190 Classic Single-X Keyboard Stand

What We like

Product 2: Non-slip rubber end caps

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Product Features

  • Product 1: Informative OLED display for at-a-glance navigation
  • Product 2: Arm sleeves can be positioned to fit virtually any keyboard width
  • Product 1: 8 touch-sensitive control knobs
  • Product 2: 5-Position disk clutch with bullet-nose pull knob make for quick and simple height and width adjustments
  • Product 1: Smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects

Product 2: 1" square tubing for strength and durability Product 1: 8 touch-sensitive control knobs Product 1: smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects Product 2: arm sleeves can be positioned to fit virtually any keyboard width Product 2: 5-position disk clutch with bullet-nose pull knob make for quick and simple height and width adjustments Product 1: semi-weighted custom ni keybed Product 1: informative oled display for at-a-glance navigation

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Native Instruments Maschine Mikro Mk3 Drum Controller & Kirlin Cable AP-403PR-06/BK - 6 Feet - Dual RCA to Dual 1/4-Inch Patch Cable

Native Instruments Maschine Mikro Mk3 Drum Controller & Kirlin Cable AP-403PR-06/BK

6 Feet, Dual RCA to Dual 1/4-Inch Patch Cable

What We like

Product 1: Compact, music production instrument that integrates powerful software with tactile, responsive hardware

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Product Features

  • Product 1: Four ways to input sound using the 16 pads drum in pad mode, play melodies in Keyboard mode, create chord progressions in Chord mode, and program in a classic step-sequencer style from Step mode
  • Product 1: Software - use on its own or as a VST, Audio Unit, or AAX plug-in in all major DAWs (including Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and FL Studio).An Internet connection and a graphics card which supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate MASCHINE software. Once installed and activated, all products can be used offline
  • Product 1: 1.6 GB MASCHINE Factory Selection with samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs
  • Product 2: 24 gauge Oxygen-Free-Copper (OFC) conductor with spiral shielding
  • Product 2: Black PVC Jacket with 5.5mmx2 outer diameter

Product 1: 1.6 gb maschine factory selection with samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs Product 2: 24 gauge oxygen-free-copper (ofc) conductor with spiral shielding Product 2: black pvc jacket with 5.5mmx2 outer diameter Product 1: four ways to input sound using the 16 pads drum in pad mode, play melodies in keyboard mode, create chord progressions in chord mode, and program in a classic step-sequencer style from step mode Product 1: software - use on its own or as a vst, audio unit, or aax plug-in in all major daws (including ableton live, pro tools, logic pro, and fl studio).an internet connection and a graphics card which supports opengl 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate maschine software. once installed and activated, all products can be used offline

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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 DJ Controller

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 DJ Controller

by Native Instruments
What We like

Plug and play with TRAKTOR DJ for iPad and iPhone

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Product Features

  • Industry-standard 4-deck controller, soundcard, flagship TRAKTOR software. TRAKTOR software disc is not included and needs to be downloaded free of charge
  • Improved look, feel, and visual feedback. Line Inputs : Frequency Response +/-0.5 dB 20 Hz-40 kHz

Improved look, feel, and visual feedback. line inputs : frequency response +/-0.5 db 20 hz-40 khz Industry-standard 4-deck controller, soundcard, flagship traktor software. traktor software disc is not included and needs to be downloaded free of charge

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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 DJ Controller

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 DJ Controller

by Native Instruments
What We like

Plug and play with Traktor DJ for iPad and iPhone: Provides precision control, cueing, and club-ready output levels

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Product Features

  • Updated MK2 hardware with new duo-tone design and improved fader reliability
  • System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or 10.10 (latest update), Intel Core i5, 4 GB RAM; Windows 7 or 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), 2.0 GHz Intel Core i5 or equal AMD processor, 4 GB RAM
  • Silicone-damped jog wheels with aluminum top plates for high-resolution cueing and scratching
  • Highly-intuitive 2+1 channel DJ performance system and flagship Traktor Pro 2 software with Remix Decks
  • Plug-and-play support for hands-on control over TRAKTOR DJ for iPad and iPhone

Plug-and-play support for hands-on control over traktor dj for ipad and iphone System requirements: mac os x 10.9 or 10.10 (latest update), intel core i5, 4 gb ram; windows 7 or 8 (latest service pack, 32/64 bit), 2.0 ghz intel core i5 or equal amd processor, 4 gb ram Highly-intuitive 2+1 channel dj performance system and flagship traktor pro 2 software with remix decks Updated mk2 hardware with new duo-tone design and improved fader reliability Silicone-damped jog wheels with aluminum top plates for high-resolution cueing and scratching

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