The M-Audio KeyStudio 49i delivers everything you need to start making and recording music today. It’s the first USB keyboard controller with a built-in audio interface and premium piano sound. Play the on-board piano as a stand-alone instrument—then plug the USB cable into your computer to play a total of 128 sounds and listen to them from the keyboard’s audio outputs. The built-in interface even lets you record vocals and instruments as well as listen to your sessions and mixes. The included Ableton Live Lite software seals the deal by providing an incredibly easy-to-use music production solution. The KeyStudio 49i instantly transforms your computer into a versatile music studio.
49-note USB MIDI keyboard controller
On-board, stereo-sampled Steinway premium piano sound with 20-note polyphony
M-Audio GM sound module software increases available sounds to 128
Assignable modulation wheel and piano volume control
Pitch bend wheel
Octave +/- buttons assignable to alter octave, transpose, program, bank LSB, bank MSB, MIDI
Channel or master tune
Edit Mode button for advanced MIDI functionality
MIDI Out from USB mode allows the keyboard to be used as a MIDI interface
Connection and power via USB bus
Class-compliant MIDI requires no drivers
Includes low-latency drivers for optimal audio performance
DC power socket
Sustain pedal jack
MIDI Out jack
Piano Reset button restores all settings to piano sound (default state)
Mac OS X Core MIDI
Windows XP (SP2)
Pentium III 1GHz or AMD K7 Athlon 1GHz (CPU may be higher for laptops)
CD/DVD-ROM drive for installation
One native USB port
Windows Vista 32-bit.
Pentium III 1GHz or AMD K7 Athlon 1GHz (CPU may be higher for laptops).
128MB graphics card.
CD/DVD-ROM drive for installation.
One native USB port.
Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not currently supported.
G4 1GHz or better
OS X 10.3.9 with 512MB RAM
OS X 10.4.9 with 512MB RAM
One native USB port
CD/DVD-ROM Drive for Installation
G3/G4 accelerator cards are not supported.
Note: M-Audio suggests checking the minimum system requirements for any third-party software you plan to use with your product as they may be greater than the above specifications.
Power Supply Type
USB Bus or optional power adapter
Pitch and Mod Wheels, Octave Buttons, Gain KNobs, Direct Monitor, Piano Volume and Reverb Levels, Piano Reset
Number of Keys
Audio Connections Type
Audio Connection Type
XLR microphone, 1/4 instrument and RCA inputs with dual headphone Out
M-Audio KeyStudio 49i 49 Key USB MIDI Controller
The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.