FOR THE MUSIC IN YOU
For beats. For melodies. For getting down ideas fast. Meet MASCHINE MIKRO

YOUR COMPACT BEATMAKING COMPANION

  • Make beats, play melodies, and build tracks hands-on – in the studio or on the go
  • Fast, flexible hardware/software instrument – use on its own or with any DAW
  • Play with inspiring sounds and effects for any style, including full versions of MASSIVE, MONARK, and REAKTOR PRISM
  • The most affordable MASCHINE ever

YOUR BEAT. YOUR WAY.

Meet MASCHINE MIKRO, your flexible, compact companion for making music with a laptop. Use it to tap out beats, play melodies, and build up tracks – fast, fun, and hands-on. Want to start creating right away? We’ve thrown in everything you need including instruments, sounds, effects, and powerful tools like sampling and drum synths.

DRUM IT. PLAY IT. SKETCH IT.

MIKRO gives you four different ways of getting hands-on with your music using the 16 pads. Drum beats in Pad mode, with color coding for kicks, snares, and other sounds. Switch to Keyboard mode to play melodies with the pads. In Chord mode, it’s easy to lay down inspiring chord progressions. And in Step mode, program beats and patterns visually in a classic step-sequencer style on the 16 pads – get exciting musical results quickly.

QUICKLY LOAD AND SWAP SOUNDS

Find, audition, and swap sounds without stopping the music. Browse through your favorite instruments, and load samples, projects and kits. A compact screen guides the multi-function encoder so you know exactly what you’re controlling, while staying in the creative flow.

SAMPLE ANY SOUND

Found a great sample? Hit the Sample button to quickly load it into your project from the software. Record from your audio interface to capture from vinyl, play in a guitar, or grab any other sound into your track. Shape and refine your samples using the powerful editing tools in the MASCHINE software.

PLAY WITH SOUNDS IN NEW WAYS

Add creative flourishes to your beats and melodies with the Smart Strip. Slide your fingers to bend sounds, strum instruments, or go wild with Perform FX like Stutter and Echo.

PLAY WITH INSPIRING SOUNDS AND FX

You’ll find inspiration using the selection of premium sounds, samples, instruments, and FX included with MASCHINE MIKRO. Plus it comes with full versions the popular synths MASSIVE, MONARK, and REAKTOR PRISM.




EXPLORE THE SOUNDS

USE ON ITS OWN, OR IN YOUR DAW

MASCHINE MIKRO gives you everything you need to get creating music, and it also works as plug-in in Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Cubase, FL Studio, or any other compatible DAW as a VST or Audio Unit. Use it to build up loops, then work with them in your DAW to quickly flesh out tracks, making it a powerful addition to your setup, however you make music.

SMALL SIZE. SERIOUS TOOLS.

MASCHINE MIKRO makes it easy to get started. Go deeper with powerful tools at your fingertips.

STUDIO FX

24 effects for polishing your music, including compressors, saturators, reverbs, and filters. Plus creative tools like Grain-Delay, Ice Verb, and Freq Shifter for adding color to your sounds.

VARIATION

Variation lets you generate random patterns at the press of a button, for a quick way to build up tracks or inject unpredictability.

USB POWERED

Create wherever you feel inspired. MASCHINE MIKRO is USB-powered for maximum portability.

LOCK BUTTON

Freeze your track parameter settings with Lock, leaving you free to go wild with FX, or any other sound parameter, and try out ideas. Then instantly go back.

BASS AND DRUM SYNTHS

Create your own kicks, snares, hi hats, and more, with the flexible Drum Synth, and dial in rich, studio-ready bass tones with Bass Synth – exclusives to MASCHINE.

PERFORM FX

Eight creative effects for enlivening your sounds, including Stutter, Burst Echo, Scratcher, and Flanger – perform with them using the Smart Strip.

AUDIO PLUG-IN

Record, load, and swap loops as they automatically adjust to your project’s tempo, and play loops musically, all with the innovative Audio plug-in.

ACCESS MORE FUNCTIONS

Quickly access handy functions like quantize, undo, and copy/paste via the 16 pads and the shift button.

WHAT’S NEW?

MORE STREAMLINED

Sometimes less is more. MIKRO is optimized for making music with a laptop, letting you focus on what matters: getting ideas down fast.

MORE SIMPLE

The controls you need, where you need them. Find dedicated buttons for commonly used functions, easily browse your favorite sounds, and switch between different ways of playing.

MORE EXPRESSIVE

Find new ways to express yourself. Slide your fingers over the Smart Strip to strum and bend sounds, or get creative with FX. Plus, all-new bigger pads let you feel more of your music.

GET HELP WITH YOUR FIRST BEAT

Don’t feel lost staring at a blank screen. Whether you’re making your first track, or wanting to step up your game, we’ve got you covered. Discover exclusive content from our MASCHINE experts covering everything from your first steps, to diving deep into power features with our popular TruTorials.

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TAKE YOUR MUSIC FURTHER

MIKRO already contains a selection of inspiring sounds from the acclaimed MASCHINE library to get you started. Expand it further at any time.

SOUNDS.COM

Love samples and loops? Sounds.com opens the door to thousands of MASCHINE-ready samples and loops from hundreds of leading suppliers, for a monthly subscription.
Discover SOUNDS.COM

EXPANSIONS

From hip hop to techno, grime to house, get genre-specific packs by top artists and sound designers – perfect for kickstarting creativity.
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NKS

Access hundreds of instruments and FX from industry leaders like Arturia, Waves, and Output, all certified to work seamlessly with MASCHINE MIKRO.
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KOMPLETE

Go deeper with the world’s leading production suite. KOMPLETE opens up a universe of sound, with unparalleled instruments and FX.
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YOUR TEAM FOR HANDS-ON PRODUCING AND DJING

Sleek, streamlined, and affordable – the KOMPLETE KONTROL A-SERIES keyboards are the ideal complement to MASCHINE MIKRO. Take your finished tracks to the party with the TRAKTOR KONTROL S2 – your perfect step from producer to DJ.

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