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M-Audio CTRL 49 USB MIDI Keyboard Control 49-Key + Color Screen +10x Software

Our Price: £320.00
CREATE, TRANSFORM, REMIX and go LIVE with the best semi-weighted synth-action MIDI controller available. Factor in the quality of included software instruments, and the entire package becomes hard to beat. A breakthrough product that will be much appreciated by keyboardist and musicians everywhere. A MIDI controller keyboard that can map seamlessly with 3rd-party plug-ins and makes controlling them more intuitive and easier.

The M-Audio CTRL49 is a premium 49-key USB/MIDI controller that combines the creative power of VST instruments and FX plugins with dedicated DAW fader and transport controls to create an entirely hands-on production experience. The CTRL49’s integrated high-resolution full-color display and robust hardware controls instantly auto-map themselves to your VST plugin controls using the included Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software. This unprecedented tight integration between hardware and software enables immediate 1:1 access to your all of your plugin controls as well as your DAW channel level, solo, mute, record, select and transport controls—all without ever reaching for the computer.

The CTRL49 and VIP software also work together to give you even deeper access to sorting and manipulating your VST virtual instrument and FX plugin library. An integrated patch browser presents every patch for every VST plugin you have, and lets you to quickly filter, select and preview patches based on their specific attributes. You can layer patches together (from up to 8 different VST plugins) to create new patches and timbres. You can also create setlists that provide instant on-demand access to your instruments for stage performance and studio work.

Most importantly, the CTRL49 intuitively combines an all-new custom premium keybed and hardware control surface with groundbreaking software features to create a truly next-level workflow experience. The CTRL49 lets you focus on what’s really important—creating music. This is the MIDI controller that you’ve been waiting for.


Integrated 4.3-inch high-resolution full-color screen with dedicated interface buttons
Screen provides 1:1, real-time feedback of plugin parameters
Includes Virtual Instrument Player software—load, play and control any VST plugin
Custom 49-key M-Audio semi-weighted keybed with aftertouch
9 faders and 8 buttons for instant and seamless control of your DAW
8 performance-ready 360-degree knobs
8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive drum pads with RGB illumination
Dedicated pad bank, transport control, octave, and performance buttons
Roll mode, time division, pattern arpeggiator, and tap tempo buttons
Expression pedal and footswitch inputs; 5-Pin MIDI IN/OUT
Dimensions (WxDxH) 32.04" x 12.36" x 4.08" / 81.4cm x 31.4cm x 10.4cm
Weight 13.22 lbs / 6.0 kg

VIP Highlights:

Plays virtually every VST compatible plugin
Operates as a standalone virtual instrument player for your computer
Also operates as a plugin within any AU, VST, or AAX compatible DAW
Organizes your plugin collection with intuitive browsing by plugin, artist collection instrument type, timbre and more
Access, edit, and mix up to 8 virtual instruments at one time
Setlist feature lets live performers switch between patches from any plugin instantly from the keyboard
Etensive key zone splitting, custom mapping, and instrument mixing options
Pre-mapped to hundreds of industry-leading virtual insturments
Unlimited instances of VIP may be run in a DAW

VIP Software System Requirements:

2GB free disk space for basic installation, 20GB free disk space for full content installation
4GB RAM (8GB recommended)
Multi-core CPU
1280 x 768 pixel screen resolution
Mac OS X 10.8 or later
Windows 7 32-Bit, Windows 7 64-Bit, Windows 8 64-Bit, or later

Hardware Requirements:

1 available USB port
200 MB free disk space
Brand: M Audio
Condition: New
Product Code: CTRL49
Model: CTRL 49
EAN: 0694318019955
GTIN: 0694318019955
Warranty: 1 Year

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