IK Multimedia iRig PADS Portable MIDI Groove Controller

USB MIDI Controller with 16 Color-coded Velocity Sensitive Pads, 2 Assignable Knobs, and 1 Assignable Fader - Mac/PC/iOS
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Creative and Portable Instrument Control

More than just a beat controller, the IK Multimedia iRig Pads portable MIDI groove controller gives you flexible management over your music making software on Mac, PC, or iOS device. iRig Pads give you a great DJ setup, a way to trigger loops and grooves, and with the included music production software, a great way to create tracks, all in a format that can easily fit into your backpack. And musicians at Sweetwater dig the USB bus-powered operation. When you need comprehensive instrument control in a compact format, check out the IK Multimedia iRig Pads controller.

IK Multimedia iRig Pads Portable MIDI Groove Controller Features:
  • Amazingly powerful, amazingly portable
  • Full set of MIDI assignable controls
  • List of compatible software keeps growing
Amazingly powerful, amazingly portable

With a smaller format than an iPad and less than 1" thick, the iRig Pads gives you the power to create anywhere. Its streamlined design can be easily slipped into any backpack or laptop bag. And it's so lightweight that you can carry it around without a second thought. And because of the iRigs Pads ultra low-consumption, it doesn't require an external power device. It's got plenty of juice when connected to its host. You'll be deep into your productions just as soon as you plug it in to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch via its included Lightning cable, (30-pin connector sold separately).

Full set of MIDI assignable controls

Two knobs, two pushbuttons, one slider and one pushbutton rotary encoder, all MIDI assignable. And of course you still have the 16 velocity-sensitive, multicolored backlit pads. This kind of control makes sure you'll be in control of any situation. Speaking of control, the iRigs Pads have up to 16 distinct MIDI scens. They can be saved and recalled instantly navigating your apps and software effortlessly. And straight out of the box, Pads comes with six programmed scenes that allow it to work with the included and most popular apps and software.

List of compatible software keeps growing

IK is working to make iRig Pads the ultimate controller for beats, loops and more by adding support for a growing suite of powerful apps and software. It comes with SampleTank free for iPhone, iPhone, and iPod Touch, or, if you're on a Mac or PC, you'll be digging into IK's sound and groove workstation, SampleTank 3 SE. SampleTank helps you organize your sounds, patterns and loops over the pads with ease. Put them together and you'll have a complete music production workstation.

IK Multimedia iRig Pads USB Controller Features:
  • Pad controller for Mac, PC, and iOS
  • Play virtual instruments with 16 velocity-sensitive pads
  • Assign instrument controls to the two assignable knobs and assignable slider
  • USB bus powered for portable use
  • Free software included: SampleTank FREE (iOS) and SampleTank Special Edition (Mac/PC)
  • Support for many more apps, with more to come
  • Register Pads for The Grid with 50 additional instruments
Mobile producers dig the IK Multimedia iRig Pads USB controller!

Additional Media

IK Multimedia iRig PADS Demo by Sweetwater Sound
5 Pieces of Gear you Need to Run MultiTracks
Can a Macbook Pro Power an Xkey and an iRig Pads at the Same Time?
IK Multimedia iRig Pads USB Pad Controller Review - Sweetwater's iOS Update, Vol. 88

Tech Specs

Pads 16 x Velocity Sensitive Rubber Pads
Encoders/Pots 2 x Assignable Knobs, 1 x Rotary Encoder
Faders 1
Pedal Inputs 1 x 1/4"
MIDI I/O USB
USB 1 x Micro
OS Requirements - Mac OS X 10.6 or Later
OS Requirements - PC Windows Vista (SP1), Windows 7, Windows 8
Power Supply Bus Powered
Height 0.9"
Width 7.5"
Depth 8.1"
Weight 1.2 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number IP-IRIG-PADS-IN

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See also: iPhone Mixers, IK Multimedia, IK Multimedia Sequencers, IK Multimedia iPad/iPhone DJ Mixers/Controllers, IK Multimedia MIDI Controllers