The Samson Carbon® 61 USB MIDI Controller makes musical performance and production accessible to everyone. For seasoned musicians and young creators alike, the Carbon 61 offers versatile, easy-to-use features in a compact, lightweight controller thats well-suited for the stage and studio.
The Carbon 61s semi-weighted keyboard provides musicians with a responsive and expressive platform that is designed to feel more like an instrument than a controller. It comes equipped with velocity-sensitive keys that accurately capture the dynamics of a performance. With 61 keys, the Carbon 61s pitch range is perfect for performing, while remaining highly portable.
With dedicated Transpose and Octave buttons, you can change the key of any given instrument, as well as expand the keyboard to a full 4-octave range, without using any sub menus or shift keys. With all of these comprehensive features, not to mention classic Pitch and Mod wheels, the Carbon 61 puts a wide range of musical expression and tone manipulation at your fingertips.
Take control of your music software with the Carbon 61s assignable Data encoder and Volume slider. For easy editing, players can use the Edit key to adjust up to 14 performance-related control parameters. Also, the Carbon 61s 3-digit, 7-segement LED displays the behavior of every function in real-time. For added versatility, the Carbon 61 includes traditional MIDI Out, Sustain pedal input and USB connections.
Designed with the iPad in mind, the Carbon 61 features an integrated iPad slot. When combined with the iPad using Apples iPad Camera Connection Kit, the Carbon 61 is a great tool for making music on-the-go. Use it with your favorite music and synth iPad apps that support MIDI controllers, and for additional mobility, the Carbon 61 can be directly powered by the iPad.
Bundled with the Carbon 61, Native Instruments Komplete Elements software offers a comprehensive selection of studio-quality sounds, effects and tools for modern music production, composition and sound design. With over 3GB of samples, Komplete Elements provides you with more than 1,000 premium sounds and three mighty player engines all carefully compiled to provide a strong toolkit for both stage and studio.
With the Samson Carbon® 61 USB MIDI Controller, its never been easier to get the most out of your music software.
61-key velocity-sensitive, semi-weighted keyboard
Assignable Data encoder and Volume slider
Edit key for adjusting up to 14 control parameters
3-digit, 7-segment LED display provides real-time feedback
Includes traditional MIDI Out, Sustain pedal input and USB connections
Compact design, perfect for live performance and studio applications
Dedicated Transpose and Octave buttons, Pitch Bend and Modulation wheels
Integrated iPad slot
iPad and USB bus powered
Bundled with Native Instruments Komplete Elements software