NAMM 2014 has exploded new hardware and software on the market including lots of interesting new Midi Controllers.
The follow up to the popular Trigger Finger by M-Audio, is the new Trigger Finger Pro. It has 16 ultra-responsive pads with RGB illuminated feedback, customizable, backlit controls that have instant automapping, a high-resolution display, and most interestingly, a built-in step sequencer triggered by 16 backlit key controls. The Trigger Finger Pro also has a detachable rugged metal stand, that allows you to use the controller in 3 different angled positions. And just like the previous Trigger Finger, the new Pro version has 4 midi controller knobs, 4 midi faders, plus expression controls for pitch bend, modulation and more. It connects to your Mac or PC via a USB connection.
The software pacakge that comes with the Trigger Finger Pro is dubbed, M-Audio Arsenal. It includes the new Hybrid 3 Subtractive synthesizer plug-in by Air Music Tech, 16 custom drum kits from Black Anomaly (Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown), 5 ToolRoom Records artist sound packs, 10 Prime Loops Expansion Packs and 8+ GB of instruments, one-shots and loops. And if that isn’t enough you also get over 2000 combined artist patches and presets for Hybrid 3 and the Prime Loops content.
The price of the Trigger Finger Pro has not yet been announced. More information on the Trigger Finger Pro and other M-Audio NAMM 2014 announcements can be found on M-Audio’s website.