Acorn Masterkey 61 - USB MIDI Controller

Acorn Masterkey 61 - USB MIDI Controller

Acorn Masterkey 61 - USB MIDI Controller

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Product Highlights

  • 61 Velocity Sensitive Keys
  • Assignable Fader
  • 4 Assignable Knobs
  • Modulation and Pitchbend Wheels
  • Sustain Pedal Input
  • USB Class-Compliant (Plug and Play)
  • USB Bus Powered
  • PreSonus Studio One Artist Software
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
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Acorn MASTERKEY 61 overview

  • 1Description

The Masterkey 61 from Acorn is a 61-key, velocity sensitive USB MIDI controller with a compact design that fits perfectly on a computer desk while providing all the control needed for unfettered creativity. The keys have a dynamic and fast response ideal for programming bass lines, drums, or synthesizer lines. The keyboard ships with a copy of PreSonus Studio One Artist software, but is compatible with any standard MIDI software program.

Four assignable knobs and an assignable single fader provide real-time control of instrument or mix parameters, even while playing. Rubberized pitch bend and modulation wheels allow for further articulation. The three-digit LED display provides navigational feedback making it quick and easy to find the right menus for changing MIDI channels, sending out program changes, transposing or programming the real-time controls. Octave buttons instantly shift the keyboard range up and down.

The Masterkey 61 is USB class-compliant, which means that no drivers are needed for supported operating systems. Simply plug the keyboard into a USB port on the computer and the operating system does the rest. The included Studio One Artist software is a powerful recording and production platform that allows for working quickly and staying focused. It offers unlimited tracks and plug-ins, employs extensive use of drag-and-drop, and is easy to learn.

Masterkey 61
  • 61-key, velocity sensitive synthesizer-style keyboard
  • Pitch bend and modulation wheels (assignable)
  • Single assignable fader
  • Four assignable MIDI knobs for real time control
  • Octave shift buttons extend the range of the keyboard 4 octaves up and 3 octaves down
  • Three-character red LED segment display
  • Sustain foot switch input jack, auto-sensing (foot switch not included)
  • Quick-toggle between real-time functions Octave, Transpose, Program Change and MIDI Channel
  • Advanced MIDI functions
  • USB class-compliant - no driver needed
PreSonus Studio One Artist
  • Recording and production software
  • Unlimited audio tracks, MIDI tracks, virtual instruments, buses, and FX channels
  • Elegant single-window work environment
  • Powerful drag-and-drop functionality
  • Content browser with convenient sort options and preview player
  • Intuitive MIDI-mapping system
  • Real-time audio time-stretching and re-sampling
  • Automatic delay compensation
  • Advanced automation
  • Instantly configures to PreSonus audio interfaces
  • Compatible with ASIO, Windows Audio, and Core Audio compliant audio interfaces
  • Twenty-five 32-bit "Native Effects" and virtual instrument plug-ins
  • Over 4GB of third-party software, loops and instruments
UPC: 859383002145
In the Box
Acorn Masterkey 61 - USB MIDI Controller
  • USB Cable (6ft)
  • Software DVD-ROM
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Acorn MASTERKEY 61 specs

    Keyboard Controller
    Keyboard 61  Keys, Synth Action
    MIDI Control Surfaces 1 x Wheel (Pitch-Bend)
    1 x Wheel (Modulation)
    4 x Rotary Encoders
    1 x Slider
    Connectivity
    I/O 1 x USB Type-B 
    OS Compatibility macOS 10
    Windows XP
    Windows Vista
    Windows 7
    Power
    Power Options USB Bus-Power
    Physical
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 35.4 x 7.5 x 3.0" / 900.0 x 191.0 x 76.0 mm
    Weight 7.5 lb / 3.4 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 7.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 39.5 x 9.0 x 4.0"

    Acorn MASTERKEY 61 reviews

    Masterkey 61 - USB MIDI Controller is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 18.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Exactly what I was looking for I use the product in conjunction with Hauptwerk digital organ. This keyboard controller is perfect for my uses because it has minimal unnecessary controls. (All of the controls are within my Hauptwerk software.) The minimal controls keeps the unit light and compact. The controller is powered by the USB, so it doesn't require a dc adapter. Only con is that the keys feel lighter than I would prefer. It took about 5 minutes for the USB device to download the proper (drivers?) I have not used the software that it comes with.
    Date published: 2015-12-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Intro MIDI Controller I bought the Masterkey 61 USB MIDI Controller by Acorn to use with FL Studio to make music. I am a complete beginner to the field and mainly bought it to help record melodies and beats in my head. Whats great - It works. It hooks up easily. All software programs recognize it. I've tried it with FL Studio, Pro Tools, Studio One and Reason. What's not great - Nothing. Overall - If you are a beginner, it works great and is sturdy. If you are more advanced, I'd imagine you'd want a MIDI controller with more features. I don't see why you'd need this, though, since most software programs handle everything you can think of.
    Date published: 2012-12-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great deal on a great product I am no expert. I am self taught and a hobbyist. But I can't recommend this midi keyboard enough! I wanted something that I could plug into GarageBand and compose with. This fits the bill. It sounds great, it feels great, and the price was great. If you're not looking for the top-of-the-line, but you want something that you can get started with right away, then this is a great deal.
    Date published: 2015-12-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything it needs to be This is not the One Keyboard To Rule Them All. You can tell that it's fairly cheaply made, and it doesn't have that many controls. But it's got 61 keys that all work, it transmits MIDI signals over a low-latency USB bus, it supports external hardware like pedals, and most importantly to me, it's velocity sensitive. That's right, this puppy has 128 levels of force sensitivity, from tickling the keyboard with a feather right up to smashing it with a boulder. Rumor has it that it once force-choked Darth Vader, that's how force-sensitive this baby is. Sorry, that went a bit off the rails. Anyway, the main point is, this keyboard's pretty good, and fantastic for its price. Get it if you want a basic MIDI controller that you can play piano parts on.
    Date published: 2017-07-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great deal on a quality USB Controller I'm a professional composer & musician with over 40 yrs. experience in the recording business. I was delighted with the efficient service, speedy delivery and high quality of this very economically priced 61-key USB keyboard controller. I'd absolutely recommend it to anyone looking for a basic keyboard to use with digit audio workstation.
    Date published: 2015-08-17
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sweet and Bitter I'm pleased with the simplicity of the set up. The usb midi controller is just what I needed in weight, size, performance and elegance- The price is just right too. B&H came through with a good shopping, ordering and delivery experience I was expecting. Thanks.
    Date published: 2012-05-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Money well spent! This is a great buy for anyone looking for a larger plug and play usb device. I've been playing keyed instruments for almost two decades and I was able to recognize this product's quality immediately. The range of velocity in the keys is excellent. The responsiveness allows for the articulation I'm looking for when producing tracks of all genres. Works great with fl9 and I'm enjoying the accessibility of the software it comes with.
    Date published: 2015-01-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect inexpensive solution for Hauptwerk organ Weight, ease of installation and is responsive enough for anyone. I'm more interested in what something can do than who makes it. Controll nobs should be 1/4 or less, however, not a great issue for me. I've stacked three for use as organ keyboards. It would be possible to build a multi-keyboard organ with a full Ago pedalboard and the whole thing could be portable and weigh less than 70#s. Just saying....
    Date published: 2015-12-20
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