Korg has two new microKEY Series USB-powered keyboards at the Musikmesse in Frankfurt.

The microKEY is a compact USB MIDI keyboard that’s ideal for the musician who wants to assemble a convenient and compact music production system. All models feature the acclaimed velocity-sensitive Natural Touch mini-keyboard found on instruments such as the microKORG XL and microARRANGER. The microKEY is the ideal USB MIDI keyboard

In addition to the existing 37-key model, the lineup has been expanded with the addition of a supremely portable 25-key model, and a five-octave 61-key model designed for performing keyboardists. In addition to the bundled software and discount coupons included with the 25 and 37-key models, the 61-key model comes complete with a license for the entire Korg Legacy Collection, giving access to soft synth versions of legendary and popular Korg synths and Music Workstations.

Korg microKEY Series

Korg’s new microKEY 61-key model

microKEY Series features

  • USB MIDI keyboard – thin, lightweight, and USB-powered.
  • Velocity-sensitive natural-touch mini-keyboard with excellent playing feel.
  • Three models to choose from:
    • The highly portable 25-key model
    • The space-saving 37-key model that’s ideal for a production setup
    • The 61-key model for the performing musician
  • Octave Shift and Key Transpose features access the full MIDI note range.
  • Versatile controls include arpeggiator buttons, sustain/tap button, and joystick (25 key).
  • Pitch Bend and Modulation wheels add expression to your performance (37 key, 61 key).
  • Plug and play computer connectivity; no need to install a driver.
  • Can be connected directly to an iPad (25-key model requires the Camera Connection Kit).
  • Dual USB ports; ideal for adding Korg’s nanoPAD or other USB devices to your setup (37 key, 61 key).
  • A generous assortment of licenses and discount coupons for popular software titles is included.
  • KORG KONTROL Editor is included.
  • A license is included for the “Korg Legacy Collection Special Bundle,” containing software versions of Korg’s classic synthesizers (61-key model only).

More information: Korg / microKEY Series