At NAMM, Samson entered the keyboard controller market with the Graphite 49. This USB MIDI controller is loaded with features every studio needs. The Graphite 49 can serve as the hub of your studio, controlling everything from virtual instruments to your DAW’s transport. You can program the large control array, including nine faders, eight encoders, and 16 buttons, to work with your software. You can map organ drawbars to the faders, LFOs to the encoders, and much more. Transpose and octave buttons as well as handy pitch and mod wheels are also built in. The semi-weighted keys give you responsive feel and expression. Customizable aftertouch can be assigned to a variety of parameters.