Samson Graphite MD13 - Mini USB MIDI Controller
About This Product
Samson Graphite MD13 - Mini USB MIDI ControllerSamson’s Graphite MD13 USB MIDI Controller makes studio and on-the-go music production accessible to everyone. The Graphite MD13 features 13 velocity-sensitive pads that are backlit and chromatically arranged. In addition, the MD13 offers six parameter knobs, a DJ-style crossfader and an array of other programmable controls. With iPad/USB bus power and plug-and-play operation, the MD13 makes it easy to get the most out of your music production software in the studio and beyond.
Trigger Your CreativityThe Graphite MD13 features 13 backlit velocity-sensitive, chromatically-arranged trigger pads that can be easily programmed and assigned. Use them to tap out drum beats, cue one-shot samples or start and stop sequences. The trigger pads also have aftertouch, which allows for customizable control over a variety of effects and parameters, for example the addition of a filter or other effects to a triggered sound. Expand your options further with a second bank of triggers, bringing the total to 26. Offering such versatility to performance and recording applications, the trigger pads are the defining feature of the Graphite MD13.
Expanded PerformanceThe Graphite MD13 features a dedicated Octave button that allows you to expand the keyboard to a full 4-octave range, without using any sub menus or shift keys. With this comprehensive feature, the Graphite MD13 puts a wide range of musical expression at your fingertips.
Custom ControlTake control of your music software with the Graphite MD13’s controller functions. It features a programmable master volume encoder, six MIDI assignable parameter knobs, transport controls and a DJ-style crossfader, all customizable for the ultimate in hands-on control. In addition, the controller offers a Control Change (CC) mode for sending control change messages and a Program setting for relaying program change information. And for easy connection to your computer, the Graphite MD13 features a mini USB port and comes complete with a USB to mini USB cable.
iPad SupportWhen combined with the iPad using Apple’s iPad Camera Connection Kit, the Graphite MD13 is a great tool for making music on-the-go. Use it with your favorite music and synth iPad apps that support MIDI controllers. For additional mobility, the Graphite MD13 can be powered directly by the iPad when you are away from your desktop computer.
Free Editor SoftwareFor use with the Graphite MD13, as well as Samson's other mini USB MIDI controllers (M25, M32, MF8), a Graphite Editor Software can be downloaded for free from Samson’s website. The software can be used to customize MIDI workflow by creating presets on the editor and saving them to your Graphite MD13 for quick recall.
Whether you’re a producer, performer or DJ, Samson’s Graphite MD13 USB MIDI Controller gives you all the music production control you need for home studio and mobile applications.
Graphite MD13 Features•13 backlit velocity-sensitive, chromatically-arranged trigger pads (two banks each) with aftertouch
•Programmable master encoder, six parameter knobs and crossfader
•Octave buttons to extend the range
•CC mode to send control change messages
•Mini USB port
•iPad and USB bus powered
•Includes mini USB to USB cable
•Free Graphite Editor Software download available
Samson Graphite MD13 Specifications
Minimum System Requirements:
Windows XP/Vista/Win 7/Win 8
800 MHZ or higher, 256MB Ram or larger, USB Port
Mac OS X 10.4.9 or higher
733MHz or higher, 512MB RAM or larger, USB Port
IOS 4.2 or higher
Samson Graphite MD13 Includes:(1) Samson Graphite MD13
(1) USB Cable
(1) Owner’s Manual