M-Audio’s new Hammer 88 is an affordable, fully-weighted, hammer-action keyboard for professional and semi-pro players or students looking for a realistic grand piano feel to use with virtual instruments or sound modules. 

It features fully-assignable MIDI buttons, pitch-bend and modulation wheels, sustain pedal, secondary pedal and expression pedal inputs—while providing a clean aesthetic for players more concerned with compositional accuracy than editing and tweaking. 

Hammer 88 is USB-powered, class-compliant, and supports USB-MIDI connectivity. Plus, Hammer 88 supports iOS connectivity with the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately), enabling you to perform and compose with audio apps on your iPad and other iOS devices.

 

Tech Specs:

  • Dimensions: 11.88 x 5 x 55.
  • Weight: 38.6 lbs

 

Included Software:

  • Ableton Live Lite 9
  • Sonivox Eighty Eight Ensemble
  • AIR Mini Grand
  • AIR Velvet
  • AIR DB-33
  • Skoove

 

System Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later
  • Mac: OS X 10.8 or later
  • Available USB Port

 

Product Package Contents:

  • Hammer 88
  • Music Rest
  • Ableton Live Lite 9
  • Sonivox Eighty Eight Ensemble
  • AIR Mini Grand
  • AIR Velvet
  • AIR DB-33
  • Skoove

Product Features

  • 88 fully-weighted, hammer-action keys
  • USB-MIDI connection for playing virtual instruments, controlling recording software, and more
  • 5-pin MIDI output to trigger external MIDI devices
  • Pitch bend, modulation, volume and octave controls for expressive performances
  • Inputs for Sustain, expression and soft pedals