Trigger Happy?

So, here at Scan we love a good controller, and M-Audio have announced themselves very much on the running with this….

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Trigger Finger Pro is a fully encompassed performance instrument and software control station in the form of a portable, 16-pad (4×4 configured) instrument with onboard sequencing. Nearly a decade ago, M-Audio revolutionized the industry by introducing the first performance pad controller and effectively set the stage for the MIDI controller market with the Trigger Finger. The Trigger Finger Pro draws from its predecessor’s performance pad roots but features an entirely new hardware design, user experience, and creative functionality to serve both the live performer as well as the music producer. It’s modern design features 16 ultra-responsive RGB illuminated pads, 16 backlit step sequencer key controls, a road-ready chassis with brushed aluminum faceplate, and a high resolution screen.

The all-new Arsenal software integrates with popular DAWs, hosts VSTs and includes automatic mapping, providing seamless integration between the hardware and software. Along with AIR Drums and Hybrid 3 plug-ins, Trigger Finger Pro includes 8 GB of ready-to-play sounds, loops, one-shots with exclusive content from Black Anomaly, Prime Loops, Toolroom Records, and more.

Highlights

    16 Ultra-Responsive Pads – velocity sensitive, illuminated pads with RGB feedback

    Onboard Step Sequencer – accompanied by 16 backlit keys, and high-res screen

    Extensive Expression Controls – 48 assignable controls are offered between 4 faders, 4 knobs, and 4 buttons with 4 banks each, and includes pitch bend, modulation and more

    Arsenal Software – allows for instant DAW/VST integration with full tactile control parameters; or operates as a standalone program with powerful presets & VI’s

    AIR Drums and Hybrid 3 – includes two dynamic VST instrument programs, a drum sample player/editor compatible with REX files and a high definition analog synth suite

    Built-in Instruments – 8 GB of sounds, one-shots, loops, and exclusive content

    Customizable Controls – backlit controls instantly map to popular DAWs on the market

    Road Ready Chassis – brushed aluminum faceplate with detachable 3-position stand

UK prices not confirmed yet, so keep your eyes peeled on the Scan site for more info as it comes…….

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