The new IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 comes in two compact new models
The all new IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 series comes in two models, a compact and a more advanced version.
The new iRig Keys 2 series is designed for seamless use with mobile devices, both models work with iOS, Mac, Windows and a host of Android devices. They feature audio output for headphones, good for newer iPhone users. The controllers feature hardware 2.5mm TRS MIDI input and output, allowing you to use them as standalone controllers with other hardware gear. The controllers run on USB power from a laptop or mobile device, they’re even compatible with USB battery packs – making them great master controllers for compact mobile synth setups.
Like we mentioned above, the iRig Keys 2 series comes in two models – iRig Keys 2 and iRig Keys 2 Pro. The major difference being size, due to the pro version having 37 full-sized velocity sensitive keys and the regular version having 37 velocity sensitive mini-keys.
Everything to get you started…
Both models in the new iRig Keys 2 series have parameters and various other controllers along the top, giving you quick access to some helpful settings like cycling through presets in IK Multimedia software and various other functions. There are four parameter knobs, with a shift function – allowing you to MIDI link up to eight parameters within your DAW.
The new iRig Keys 2 controllers are perfect for beginners who want to practice silently in headphones or travelling musicians who need a combination of portability and features. The controllers ship with plenty of apps and software to get you started, from SampleTank 4 SE for PC/Mac to Cubasis LE and other instruments for iOS, even some Android apps.
The IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 Pro is set to retail at USD $149 (Around R2200 excl. duties) and the iRig Keys 2 is set at USD $129 (Around R1900 excl. duties).
For more information check out the IK Multimedia website here.