Native Instruments Maschine Mikro
Meet MASCHINE MIKRO, your flexible, compact companion for making music with a laptop. Use it to tap out beats, play melodies, and build up tracks - fast, fun, and hands-on.
DRUM IT. PLAY IT. SKETCH IT.
MIKRO gives you four different ways of getting hands-on with your music using the 16 pads. Drum beats in Pad mode, with color coding for kicks, snares, and other sounds. Switch to Keyboard mode to play melodies with the pads. In Chord mode, it's easy to lay down inspiring chord progressions. And in Step mode, program beats and patterns visually in a classic step-sequencer style on the 16 pads - get exciting musical results quickly.
QUICKLY LOAD AND SWAP SOUNDS
Find, audition, and swap sounds without stopping the music. Browse through your favorite instruments, and load samples, projects and kits. A compact screen guides the multi-function encoder so you know exactly what you're controlling, while staying in the creative flow.
SAMPLE ANY SOUND
Found a great sample Hit the Sample button to quickly load it into your project from the software. Record from your audio interface to capture from vinyl, play in a guitar, or grab any other sound into your track. Shape and refine your samples using the powerful editing tools in the MASCHINE software.
PLAY WITH SOUNDS IN NEW WAYS
Add creative flourishes to your beats and melodies with the Smart Strip. Slide your fingers to bend sounds, strum instruments, or go wild with Perform FX like Stutter and Echo.
GET IDEAS DOWN WITH POWERFUL SOFTWARE
Get creating and keep going - from one step to the next. Fast. The MASCHINE software comes with powerful tools for realizing your ideas.
PLAY WITH INSPIRING SOUNDS AND FX
You'll find inspiration using the selection of premium sounds, samples, instruments, and FX included with MASCHINE MIKRO. Plus it comes with full versions the popular synths MASSIVE, MONARK, and REAKTOR PRISM.
USE ON ITS OWN, OR IN YOUR DAW
MASCHINE MIKRO gives you everything you need to get creating music, and it also works as plug-in in Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Cubase, FL Studio, or any other compatible DAW as a VST or Audio Unit. Use it to build up loops, then work with them in your DAW to quickly flesh out tracks, making it a powerful addition to your setup, however you make music.
SMALL SIZE. SERIOUS TOOLS.
MASCHINE MIKRO makes it easy to get started. Go deeper with powerful tools at your fingertips.
24 effects for polishing your music, including compressors, saturators, reverbs, and filters. Plus creative tools like Grain-Delay, Ice Verb, and Freq Shifter for adding color to your sounds.
Variation lets you generate random patterns at the press of a button, for a quick way to build up tracks or inject unpredictability.
Create wherever you feel inspired. MASCHINE MIKRO is USB-powered for maximum portability.
Freeze your track parameter settings with Lock, leaving you free to go wild with FX, or any other sound parameter, and try out ideas. Then instantly go back
BASS AND DRUM SYNTHS
Create your own kicks, snares, hi hats, and more, with the flexible Drum Synth, and dial in rich, studio-ready bass tones with Bass Synth - exclusives to MASCHINE.
Eight creative effects for enlivening your sounds, including Stutter, Burst Echo, Scratcher, and Flanger - perform with them using the Smart Strip.
Record, load, and swap loops as they automatically adjust to your project's tempo, and play loops musically, all with the innovative Audio plug-in.
ACCESS MORE FUNCTIONS
Quickly access handy functions like quantize, undo, and copy/paste via the 16 pads and the shift button
Sometimes less is more. MIKRO is optimized for making music with a laptop, letting you focus on what matters: getting ideas down fast.
The controls you need, where you need them. Find dedicated buttons for commonly used functions, easily browse your favorite sounds, and switch between different ways of playing.
Find new ways to express yourself. Slide your fingers over the Smart Strip to strum and bend sounds, or get creative with FX. Plus, all-new bigger pads let you feel more of your music.
GET HELP WITH YOUR FIRST BEAT
Don't feel lost staring at a blank screen. Whether you're making your first track, or wanting to step up your game, we've got you covered. Discover exclusive content from our MASCHINE experts covering everything from your first steps, to diving deep into power features with our popular TruTorials.
TAKE YOUR MUSIC FURTHER
MIKRO already contains a selection of inspiring sounds from the acclaimed MASCHINE library to get you started. Expand it further at any time.
Love samples and loops Sounds.com opens the door to thousands of MASCHINE-ready samples and loops from hundreds of leading suppliers, for a monthly subscription.
From hip hop to techno, grime to house, get genre-specific packs by top artists and sound designers - perfect for kickstarting creativity.
Access hundreds of instruments and FX from industry leaders like Arturia, Waves, and Output, all certified to work seamlessly with MASCHINE MIKRO.
Go deeper with the world's leading production suite. KOMPLETE opens up a universe of sound, with unparalleled instruments and FX.
Compact, music production instrument that integrates powerful software with tactile, responsive hardwareFour ways to input sound using the 16 pads - drum in pad mode, play melodies in Keyboard mode, create chord progressions in Chord mode, and program in a classic step-sequencer style from Step modeUse the software on its own or as a VST, Audio Unit, or AAX plug-in in all major DAWs (including Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and FL Studio)1.6 GB MASCHINE Factory Selection with samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songsSame software as MASCHINE MK3 / STUDIO / JAM - includes 25 pro-quality studio and creative FX including filter, EQ, delay, reverb, and compressor16 large, velocity-sensitive pads for easy two-handed drummingDual-touch Smart Strip lets you slide your fingers to strum instruments, bend sounds, use Perform FX, and morePush encoder and screen for browsing, navigating, adjusting volume levels and panning, and controlling parametersPowered via USB 2.0Classic groovebox features including 16 pad velocity levels, swing, pad link, note repeat, step sequencer, and vintage MPC60/SP1200 sampling emulationPowerful mixer, arranger, and sampler for full creative control over your tracksA doorway into the Native Instruments sound universe - easily expand your library with KOMPLETE, Sounds.com, Expansions, and enjoy perfect integration with any third party NKS-certified instruments and effects
macOS 10.12 or 10.13 (latest update), Intel Core i5, 4 GB RAMWindows 10 (latest update, 64-bit), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 4 GB RAM
USB 2.0 Port, 3 GB free disk space for MASCHINE Essentials (full MASCHINE software plus 1.6 GB MASCHINE Factory Selection), 1 GB free disk space for MASSIVE, MONARK and REAKTOR PRISMAn Internet connection and a graphics card which supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate MASCHINE software. Once installed and activated, all products can be used offline.
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