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M-Audio MK-449C Evolution

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49-Key Advanced Mobile USB MIDI Keyboard Controller


The Evolution MK-449C is a 4-octave USB MIDI controller ideal for both computer-based and standalone MIDI control applications. It features 9 assignable 35mm sliders, 8 assignable rotary knobs, 10 assignable buttons and 49 full-size touch sensitive keys, giving computer music enthusiasts extreme hands-on control of their favourite software and hardware. Both the pitch bend and modulation wheels are fully assignable, as is the sustain pedal input-adding up to a total of 30 assignable controllers. 10 memory locations come preset with setups for your favourite music software. The keypad and backlit LCD allow you to program while you play-an Evolution exclusive. USB powered design means you can take the MK-449C anywhere you want to make music. Features like drawbar mode, controller mute, snapshot and sys-ex dump round out this very powerful controller.


  • 49 full-size touch sensitive keys

  • 9 assignable 35mm Alps sliders

  • 8 assignable rotary knobs

  • 10 assignable buttons

  • transposition for 10 octave access

  • assignable pitch bend, modulation wheel and sustain pedal input

  • total of 30 assignable controllers, each with independent channel assign

  • controller mute function allows positioning before tweaking

  • snapshot mode sends all controller values simultaneously

  • drawbar mode for sliders allows realistic control of classic organ sounds

  • 10 memory locations preconfigured for popular software

  • keypad and backlit LCD for data entry while you play

  • global channel assign allows controllers to command up to 16 different channels at the touch of a button

  • RPN/NRPN and pre-programmed sys-ex messages for SoundBlaster, XG and GM-compatible soundcards

  • MIDI Out delivers MIDI from keyboard or computer

  • powered via USB or optional power supply

  • class compliant-no drivers required using Windows XP or Mac OSX

  • sys-ex memory dump

  • operates with music software or standalone with MIDI gear

  • sys-ex librarian software loads, saves any combination of setups for your studio (PC only)

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