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M-Audio's Hammer 88 Pro USB MIDI controller combines an authentic piano feel with innovative smart controls for modern music production. This full-sized, 88-key keyboard features graded hammer action keys with aftertouch, allowing for natural expression and nuance. The Hammer 88 Pro seamlessly integrates with any DAW, automatically mapping transport controls, faders, knobs and more. Pick up the Hammer 88 Pro and unleash your creativity.

Smart Chord and Smart Scale Modes Inspire Your Ideas

The Hammer 88 Pro's smart chord and smart scale modes open up new creative possibilities. With smart chord mode activated, each key plays a full chord. The root note depends on the key you press, while the chord type depends on your selected settings. Smart ccale mode limits the keyboard to notes within a chosen scale, allowing you to improvise freely without hitting a "wrong" note. These intelligent features make music production fun and inspiring for musicians at any skill level.

Essential Tools for Modern Music Production

The Hammer 88 Pro provides essential tools for crafting hip hop, electronic and dance music. Its built-in arpeggiator repeatedly plays the notes you press, creating rhythmic patterns to build on. Note repeat allows you to hold down a pad and hear a repeated note at a selectable rhythm. Use latch mode for hands-free operation or momentary mode for instant creativity. These powerful tools open up a world of new techniques for studio work and live performance.

Premium Bundled Software to Enhance Your Sound

The Hammer 88 Pro comes with a premium software bundle to supercharge your music production. It includes Pro Tools | First, Ableton Live Lite and MPC Beats for music creation and mixing. It also comes with virtual instruments from AIR Music Technology, including Hybrid, Velvet, Mini Grand, Xpand.2, Vacuum, Boom and DB-33. These world-class plugins can be fully controlled by the Hammer 88 Pro, allowing you to shape your sound in real time.

Unrivaled Connectivity and Control

With 5-pin MIDI I/O, USB-MIDI and three pedal inputs, the Hammer 88 Pro provides extensive connectivity options for software and hardware. It features nine faders, eight knobs and eight buttons to control instruments, effects, transport and more. Its OLED display makes mapping controls and testing presets a breeze. For unparalleled expression, it offers aftertouch on all 88 keys as well as pitch bend and modulation wheels.

M-Audio Hammer 88 Pro Graded Hammer-Action USB MIDI Controller With Smart Control and Auto-Mapping
M-Audio Hammer 88 Pro Graded Hammer-Action USB MIDI Controller With Smart Control and Auto-Mapping

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  • 88 graded hammer-action keys with aftertouch and assignable zones 
  • 16 RGB, backlit, assignable velocity-sensitive pads with Note Repeat for beat production, clip launching and more 
  • 8 assignable knobs and buttons for controlling virtual instruments, mix plug-ins, DAW controls and more
  • 9 assignable faders for controlling virtual instruments, plug-ins, DAW faders and more 
  • Preset and DAW buttons for auto-mapped DAW controls and plug-in parameters
  • Smart Chord mode enables playing of enharmonic or custom chord voicings
  • Smart Scale mode eliminates wrong notes making it easy to craft a perfect song
  • Arpeggiator with Type, Octave, Gate and Swing controls
  • Ergonomically designed pitch and modulation wheels and 3 footswitch pedal inputs and 1 expression pedal input USB-MIDI connection and 5-pin MIDI Input and Output for connecting to external MIDI gear
  • Intuitive layout featuring an OLED screen for quick control edits
  • Includes music rest, MIDI editor software and a complete software production package featuring Pro Tools | First M-Audio Edition, Ableton Live Lite, MPC Beats, 7 Virtual Instruments from AIR Music Technology (Hybrid, Velvet, Mini Grand, Xpand!2, Vacuum, Boom, DB-33) and 9 MPC Beats Expansion Packs

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Diisononyl phthalate (DINP), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to

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  • 9V DC, 800 mA
  • 40.8 lbs. 18.5kg
Dimensions (Width x Depth x Height)
  • 56.0” x 11.1” x 5.0” 142.2 x 28.2 x 12.7cm

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