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Native Instruments Maschine Studio

Native Instruments Maschine Studio is an ultimate beat-making system with unprecedented physical control. The smoothest workflow, and the most tactile, responsive hardware in the industry. Maschine Studio's hi-resolution color displays keep your eyes on the hardware, not your computer. From browsing sounds and plug-ins to dialing-in effects, it’s all right before your eyes. Sample, arrange, mix, perform and stay focused on the groove.

Features of Native Instruments Maschine Studio

  • Multi-color pads provide ultimate feel in the thick of the beat. Eight display knobs, edit buttons, and an ultra-precise jog-wheel let you browse, edit, and arrange faster than you ever thought possible
  • A dedicated level section delivers clear metering and monitoring
  • A built-in stand delivers the perfect performance angle
  • The included Maschine 2.2 software grants you direct access to cutting-edge technology. Improved browsing, arranging, and sampling, plus a new mixer, plug-in strip, and exclusive drum synths
  • Software update adds powerful Smart Play™ features to your Maschine workflow – a new scale and chord engine, a powerful arpeggiator, and more
  • The update also unlocks Maschine Studio’s touch sensitive knobs – see the most important parameters in a dropdown menu as soon as you touch a display knob. Plus full Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboard integration
  • 8 GB of sounds. Create your own drums with sonically-outstanding drum synths, and dial-in 24 pro-grade effects directly from the hardware
  • Includes  full versions of Massive, Prism, Scarbee Mark I, and the Solid Bus Comp. This is instant, professional sound in a one-stop package
  • Demo Tracks Listen to a selection of demo tracks included in Maschine
  • Browse and load Komplete Instruments and Effects into Maschine. Hook up a Komplete Knotrol S-Series keyboard and perform melodies, chords, and arpeggios on a luxurious Fatar keybed

Additional Feature Improvements

  • Sounds accessible on pads on sample recording screen
  • A batch function to set all sounds in a group to the same MIDI channel. MIDI export available on the Group and Sound levels
  • Undocked NI plug-in windows can be pinned to remain active when not in focus
  • Scenes can be selected/triggered via MIDI input when MASCHINE is running standalone
  • A setting that only turns the metronome on when the Record button is enabled
  • Real time group erase function.
  • Shift functions allow fast scroll browsing.
  • Play quantize option –notes played live on the pads are quantized in real time
  • Control software views from the navigate page on Maschine and Maschine Studio controllers
  • Instantiating the first plug-in on an empty sound updates the name of that sound to the plug-in name
  • Sound, group volume & pan knobs are only displayed on hover
  • ALT+Drag for copy-pasting single elements (patterns, scenes, plug-ins) in the Groups / Sounds lists and the plug-in chain
  • Browser performance improvements
  • Numerous bug fixes, as well as performance and stability improvements


Part# 22550


System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9 or 10.10 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Windows 7 or Windows 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)

Additional Info

Supported Interfaces: Stand-alone, VST, Audio Units, AAX 32 and AAX 64, ASIO, CoreAudio, WASAPI

Please note: Native 64-bit support for stand-alone and plug-in versions. This product runs in demo mode after installation and must be activated before full functionality is available.

Additional Requirements

  • USB 2.0 Port, 13 GB free disk space for complete installation

Hardware Specifications

  • Width: 432 mm / 17.0"
  • Length: 350 mm / 13.8"
  • Height: 58.5 mm / 2.3"
  • 3.2 kg / 7.1 lbs
  • 15V 1.2A power supply required (included)
  • Integrated stand
  • Two extra-large, high-resolution color displays (480x272 pixel)
  • 16 high-quality multi-color, illuminated pads with velocity and aftertouch
  • 8 multi-color group buttons
  • One jog wheel with LED ring (30 steps)
  • 8 endless rotary encoder
  • 1 volume knob
  • 58 click buttons
  • LED Meters
  • USB 2.0, 3.0
  • 1 x MIDI in, 3 x MIDI out
  • 2 x footswitch input
  • Kensington l

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