What version of Maschine should I buy?

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The following chart describes the main differences between each model and serves as a great aid to identify what model is right for you. If you still need help we invite you to talk with our Live Chat agents in our store.

 

 

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MASCHINE STUDIO MASCHINE MASCHINE MIKRO
Which MASCHINE is for me? MASCHINE STUDIO is 
the flagship integrated software and hardware system for tactile, creative beatmaking. Designed for producers who want unprecedented physical control and visual feedback without ever needing a mouse or computer screen.
MASCHINE is the groundbreaking groove production system for tactile, creative beatmaking. For producers who want the power and flexibility of software with classic groovebox workflow. MASCHINE MIKRO is the compact groove production system for tactile, creative beatmaking. For producers looking for an ultra-portable entry into hands-on computer-based beat production.
Suitable accessories MASCHINE Expansions MASCHINE STAND
MASCHINE Expansions
MASCHINE Expansions
What’s included?

     
Full version of MASCHINE 2.0 software?

Full 8+ GB library content?

Full version of MASSIVE, REAKTOR PRISM, SCARBEE MARK I, SOLID BUS COMP?

MASCHINE DRUM SYNTH included?

$25.00 e-voucher for additional KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects or MASCHINE Expansions?

Built-in collapsible stand?


Compatible with MASCHINE STAND

Power adapter included?

Not necessary –
bus powered

Not necessary –
bus powered
Comparison Chart

     
Number of displays Two extra-large, high-resolution color displays (480 x 272 pixel) Two inverted monochromatic displays (256 x 64 pixel) One monochromatic display (128 x 64 pixel)
Number of endless rotary knobs for direct parameter access 8 + 1 jog wheel + 1 volume knob 8 + 1 push encoder 1 push encoder
Number of back-lit buttons for direct parameter access 58 click buttons + 8 multi-color group buttons +16 multi-color pads 39 click buttons + 8 multicolor group buttons +16 multi-color pads 28 buttons + 16 multi-color pads
Direct access to groups from hardware


Possible with multi-color group button via shortcut
Dedicated edit buttons

Possible via SHIFT button shortcuts

Possible via SHIFT button shortcuts
Browse and load sounds, effects, patterns and projects from the hardware

With straight-forward attribute-browsing directly from the hardware

With straight-forward attribute-browsing directly from the hardware

Load KOMPLETE 9 plug-in sounds directly from within the browser

With extra-clear product icons displayed directly on the hardware screens

Tweak software parameters from the hardware

With 8 knobs and dedicated volume knob

With 8 knobs

With 1 knob
Enhanced ultra fast hardware focussed workflow: See full waveform, pattern, scenes on left display and detail view on right display

Tweak multiple parameters simultaneously from the hardware (i.e. filter cutoff and resonance)

Possible via additional MIDI controller
Mixer visible direct in the hardware

No of groups Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Number of Scenes per Project 64 64 64
Number of patterns per Scene Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Direct control over Patterns and Scenes from hardware

Number of samples that can be loaded Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Built in MIDI interface

(1 In / 3 Out)

(1 In / 1 Out)

Footswitch input

(2 x in)

Kensington Lock

 


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