Native Instruments today introduced Maschine+, a standalone music production system that combines synthesizer, sequencer, groovebox, sampler and more.
The $1,400 device is targeted to producers and performers who want a standalone system based on the Maschine workflow.
- Standalone workflow for creating beats and melodies, sampling, arranging music, and performing on stage or in the studio
- Includes Maschine+ Selection with instruments, sounds, and effects, plus drum and bass synth plugins and effects
- Quad-core CPU and 4 GB RAM for fast, seamless creation when it counts
- Pro-grade, 44.1 kHz / 24-bit audio interface* with 2 x ¼” TRS line outputs, 2 x ¼” TRS line inputs, ¼” dynamic mic input, stereo headphone output, 1 x MIDI In, 1 x MIDI out; 1 x Footswitch, 2 x USB ports for MIDI controllers / external HDDs
- Robust, anodized aluminum design
- MASCHINE features and workflow, including 16 velocity-sensitive pads, effects and plugins, swing, pad link, note repeat, step sequencer, and vintage sampler emulation
- Use standalone or with a computer – integrate with your studio workflow, and unplug for DAW-less setups or live performances
- WiFi and Link enabled for wirelessly installing and updating products, collaborating with others, and syncing with other gear
Here’s what’s under the hood:
- Quad-core processor
- 4 GB dual channel DDR3L RAM
- 32 GB internal eMMC flash storage (for OS and factory content)
- 2 x color displays (480 x 272)
- 64 GB SD card included (supports up to 1 TB)
- (Also expandable via USB for larger libraries)
Pricing and Availability
Maschine+ is expected to be available Oct 1, priced at 1,299 EUR / $1,399 USD / £1,099 GBP, It’s available to pre-order now.