Congratulations on your purchase of the M-Audio KeyRig 49: a 49-key full size, velocity sensitive USB keyboard designed for easy integration with your Windows XP or Mac OS X computer. KeyRig 49 is a quality keyboard controller with the ability to interface with a multitude of music creation applications, such as Ableton Live Lite and the Key Rig virtual instrument software (both included in this bundle).
This Quick Start Guide covers the basic setup steps required for both, the KeyRig 49 keyboard and the Key Rig virtual instrument software. As you become more familiar with the KeyRig 49 keyboard, you may wish to take advantage of this product’s additional professional features such as: using your new keyboard with more than one application at the same time (multi-client) or sending advanced MIDI messages using the KeyRig 49 keyboard’s Edit mode.
1. Standalone mode: Double click the Key Rig shortcut icon that was placed on your computer’s desktop during installation. If this icon does not appear, click on Start > All Programs > M-Audio > Key Rig > Key Rig to launch your new software.
KeyRig 49 as a new MIDI input device. To use the KeyRig 49 keyboard with your software, you may need to configure the software to read MIDI data being sent from KeyRig 49. This often entails going into the Options or Device Setup menu in your music software application and selecting “KeyRig 49 In”...