[Video] NI Releases New Maschine & Maschine Mikro

Native Instruments has just announced the new generation of the Maschine that is set to hit store shelves on October 1st. The Maschine MK2 and Maschine Mikro MK2 will now both be available in a black version and a white version. The new Maschine & Mikro versions will also get new pad upgrades which have increased pad sensitivity and multi-colored backlit for better visual feedback. The new Mashine MK2 setups will also get redesigned displays and a new software version 1.8 that is available for free download to current Maschine users as well. Check out the video, pricing, and details inside.
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Native Instruments has just announced the new generation of the Maschine that is set to hit store shelves on October 1st. The Maschine is an advanced production workstation that is used by beat-makers to arrange, compose, record, and create music. Check out our review of the

original Mashine here

to see what you've been missing.

The Maschine MK2 and Maschine Mikro MK2 will now both be available in a black version and a white version. The new Maschine & Mikro versions will also get new pad upgrades which have increased pad sensitivity and multi-colored backlit for better visual feedback. The new Mashine MK2 setups will also get redesigned displays and a new software version 1.8 that is available for free download to current Maschine users as well. The new software update comes with even more sounds and material to get you well on your way to creating music. The new Maschine MK2 will come in at $669 while the new Maschine Mikro MK2 will run you $399 at retail. We'll be sure to get Check out the video of Jeremy Ellis rocking out on the new Maschine MK2 below.

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