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M-Audio Keystation 61es USB MIDI Controller

B&H # MAK61ESMK2 Mfr # 9900-65314-00
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You Pay: $169.00
Product Highlights
  • 61 Velocity Sensitive Keys
  • Semi-Weighted Action
  • Pitch Bend Wheel
  • Assignable Modulation Wheel
  • Assignable Volume Slider
  • USB Bus Powered
  • 5-Pin MIDI Output
  • Sustain & Volume Pedal Inputs
  • Includes Free Software

The Keystation 61es USB MIDI Controller from M-Audio is a velocity sensitive MIDI controller with 61 semi-weighted keys. It features a pitch bend wheel, an assignable modulation wheel, and an assignable volume slider. The Keystation 61es is USB bus powered and has a five-pin MIDI output for controlling external MIDI hardware. It can be used as a USB MIDI keyboard and a MIDI interface in studios and classrooms.

The Keystation 61es is class-compliant with Mac OS X, Windows XP, and 32-bit Vista, allowing for plug and play operation.

Compatible with many music education and music creation software titles
Input for optional power supply enables the device to be used to control external hardware MIDI devices
On/Off switch
Keyboard 61 keys
Controllers 2x Octave buttons
1x Advanced functions button
1x Volume slider
1x Modulation wheel
1x Pitch bend wheel
Ports 1x USB 2.0 (backward compatible with USB 1.1)
1x 5-pin MIDI output
1x Sustain pedal inputs
Compatibility DirectLink supported by:

  • Ableton Live 8.1.5 and later
  • Apple GarageBand 2009
  • Apple Logic Pro 9 and later
  • Pro Tools M-Powered 8.0.4 and higher
  • Pro Tools LE 8.0.4 and higher
  • Pro Tools SE 8.0.3
  • Propellerhead Reason 4
  • Propellerhead Record 1
  • Steinberg Cubase 5.5.1

Logic Pro 9.1 is only supported in 32-bit mode only. Reason 5 & Record 1.5 are not currently supported. Only the full version of Cubase is supported.
System Requirement (Minimum)
Mac OSX core MIDI
Operating System: OS 9.2.2 or higher with OMS 2.3.8 (included)
OSX 10.1.5, 10.2.8, 10.3.6, 10.4, 10.5.1
USB port

G3/G4 accelerator cards not supported
Windows Operating System:
Windows 98SE
Windows Me
Windows 2000 (SP4)
Windows XP (SP2)
Windows Vista 32, 64bit (SP2)
Win7 32, 64bit

Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not supported.
Size and Weight
Dimension L x W x H 39 x 9.4 x 3.6" (99.1 x 23.9 x 9.1 cm)
Weight 11 lb (5 kg)
M-Audio Keystation 61es USB MIDI Controller
  • Drivers CD-ROM
  • USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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