M-Audio Code 49 is part of a new set of extremely advanced MIDI / USB keyboard controllers designed specifically for musicians who want to get the most out of their music production and live performances. Code 49 comes with high quality keys, more than 40 freely assignable controls, ASCII / HID and Mackie Control / HUI support for direct control of DAW applications, MIDI I / O ports for connecting sound modules and drum machines. Includes Ableton Live Lite software and Loom and Hybrid 3.0 virtual instruments by AIR Music Technology, to start creating music instantly. The Core 49 comes with a new dynamics and pressure sensitive keyboard that can provide maximum expressiveness and an extremely precise answer. It has a large number of assignable controls, ideal for creating music quickly and professionally both in studio and live. Code 49 is equipped with 9 faders, 9 buttons, 8 knobs and 16 drum pads with up to 4 modes of operation (controls light differently depending on the mode activated), modulation wheel and pitch bend, and a new touch pad X / Y for a creative control of effects and parameters of virtual tools. Additionally, the 4 assignable keyboard zones are perfect for layer and split. Thanks to the ASCII / HID support, Code 49 can be mapped to send keyboard shortcuts and control the most used DAW software functions, such as copy, paste, track, etc., thus optimizing workflow and making the process of Faster and more efficient creation / production. Code 49 is also compatible with the Mackie Control / HUI protocol for direct control of most DAW software.