M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 portable USB pad/keyboard controller

M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32

M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32

Alongside the three Axiom AIR USB controller keyboards comes M-Audio’s Axiom AIR Mini 32, a more portable keyboard controller ideal for music creation on the move.

It features 32 low-profile keys with velocity but no aftertouch, eight assignable trigger pads, sustain, pitch and modulation buttons, an octave shift button, and included Ignite software for rapid capture and development of song ideas.

M-Audio lays out the features thus:

M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 USB MIDI Controller
32 velocity sensing mini-keys with selectable touch curves
8 dynamic drum pads, with 2 Banks for added versatility
Drum pad learn feature makes it easy to assign patches to trigger pads
Interactive HyperControl provides effortless controller mapping
Assignable controls with front-panel programming
8 knobs, 3 dedicated transport controls, 5 navigation buttons
Ten memory locations for saving your custom settings
Dedicated pitch bend, modulation, and sustain performance buttons
Octave / Transpose buttons provide access to the entire note range
Includes Ignite music creation software
Class-compliant with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Mac OS X

Ignite Music Creation Software
Seamless M-Audio keyboard integration
Unique musician-centric workflow
Capture ideas quickly—with professional results
Easily combine and arrange individual recordings
Intuitive graphic interface aids production
Smart MIDI Chord and Phrase Players
Easy sharing and collaboration via SoundCloud
Export WAV and MIDI files for use with any DAW

Pricing and availability to be confirmed.