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iRig Keys I/O 49 Key Controller with Audio Interface

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iRig Keys I/O 49 Key Controller with Audio Interface

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iRig Keys I/O 49 Key Controller with Audio Interface
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A total music production system in a controller

The iRig Keys I/O series evolves the concept of traditional controllers by integrating 25 or 49 full sized keys together with a fully-fledged professional audio interface featuring 24-bit audio up to 96kHz sampling rate, balanced stereo and headphone outputs, plus a combo input jack for line, instrument or mic input (with Phantom power.)

Together with an audio interface, iRig Keys I/O also packs all the controls you would expect from a premium controller including one volume/data push knob, 4 touch sensitive knobs on 2 banks (acting as 8 total controls) and 8 multi-coloured, velocity sensitive pads. Plus, there are 2 fully programmable touch control strips acting by default as Pitch and Mod controls allowing for dramatic performances in any genre and double as fully programmable sliders. A complete touch sensitive transport and button control section rounds out the controls available. All knobs, sliders and buttons are touch-sensitive using capacitive technology for ultra-fast action and immediate feedback, displaying the related parameter value just with a simple touch. With the smallest full sized keys on the market, the iRig Keys I/O is the best solution for working in small spaces and ideal when it comes to having a controller for traveling musicians.

Full professional software ready to go

iRig Keys I/O comes with the largest selection of software and apps amongst any comparable controller. While reduced or light versions of software are generally bundled with other controllers, iRig Keys I/O includes a staggering quantity and value of full software. Starting with the full version of SampleTank 3 sound and groove workstation, T-RackS 4 Deluxe mix and mastering suite, Syntronik Pro-V vintage synthesizer and Miroslav Philharmonik 2 CE orchestral workstation for Mac/PC, iRig Keys IO includes 13 full plug-ins (3 instruments and 10 dynamic and EQ audio processors), over 5,000 sounds and 43 GB of samples, that is roughly ten times more than the closest competitor. Plus, for iPhone and iPad users the full version of SampleTank, Syntronik Pro-V and Miroslav Philharmonik 2 collection are also included in the iRig Keys I/O 49 version.

DAW-ready of out the box

Works right out of the box with popular Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software like Ableton Live, Studio One, GarageBand and Logic. iRig Keys I/O is the plug-and-play production solution that sets up easily taking the time and worry out of configuring multiple devices, simplifying your setup and allowing for more focus on creativity.

Having a professional 24-bit / 96kHz capable complete audio interface built-in with iRig Keys I/O presents many advantages versus regular controllers for today's musicians. The system becomes self-contained taking up minimal space in any situation whether on a small studio desk or when playing live and traveling. The set-up is also kept to a minimum and is as fast and easy as just plug and play. The work environment becomes clean and tidy, without a bunch of extra cables.


  • All-in-one, fully portable, ultra-compact MIDI controller with 24-bit / 96kHz capable input/output audio interface for iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC

  • Available in 49 or 25 keys versions with full size keys and smooth, velocity-sensitive, synth-action keyboard

  • Smart, ultra-compact, elegant design

  • Easily transportable, fits anywhere

  • MFi certified by Apple ("Made for iPhone and iPad") includes Lightning Cable

  • Includes mobile device support stand

  • Comprehensive controls: 2 slider strips for pitch and modulation (user programmable,) octave, program change and transport controls, 5 programmable touch sensitive knobs, 8 velocity-sensitive multi-coloured assignable pads

  • Neutrik combo input jack for line, instrument or microphones

  • 48V phantom power button

  • Balanced stereo and headphone outputs

  • Powered by USB, 4 AA batteries or optional external power supply (charges your iOS device)

  • Comes with the most comprehensive collection of software instruments and pro studio processors on the market


Microphone Input
• Microphone Input: balanced female 3-pin, XLR. Pin 2: hot / Pin 3: cold / Pin 1: ground
• Microphone Input Level: from 6 mVpp to 1.4 Vpp
• Microphone Input Impedance: 3.2 kOhms
• Gain Range: 46 dB
• Phantom Power: +48V 4V
• Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz +/-1.5dB
• Input Noise: -100 dB RMS

Instrument Input
• Instrument Input: unbalanced, Hi-Z, TS 1/4" Jack, Tip: signal / Shield: ground
• Instrument Input Level: from 30 mVpp to 6.9 Vpp
• Instrument Input Impedance: 1 MOhms
• Gain Range: 27 dB
• Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz +/-1.5dB
• Input Noise: -100 dB RMS

Line Output
• Line Outputs: 2x balanced, TRS 1/4 Jack, Tip: hot / Ring: cold / Shield: ground
• Floating Balanced Outputs with automatic level compensation when working in unbalanced mode
• Maximum Output Level: +13 dBu into 600 Ohms balanced load
• Frequency Response: from 10 Hz to 21 kHz (+/- 0.2dB)
• Output Dynamic Range: 102 dB(A)
• Output Impedance: 150 Ohms balanced

Stereo Headphone Output
• Connector: 1/8" TRS Jack. Tip: right / Ring: left / Shield: ground
• Headphone Level Power 100mW into 50 Ohms

Other Input/Output
• DC barrel: 1x DC barrel. For power and device charging.
• Device Connector: mini-DIN
• External Pedal Input: 1/4" TRS Jack

• Conversion: 16 or 24-bit A/D - D/A
• Sampling Rate: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz and 96 kHz
• Power:
-USB bus powered when used with a computer
-Battery powered (4xAA included) when used with an iOS device
-DC power supply (not included, iRig PSU 3A sold separately)*

Keys: 25 or 49 (depending on the version) full-size keys with velocity

8 velocity-sensitive multi color assignable pads

• Slider strips for pitch and modulation (user programmable)
• Octave, program change and transport
• 5 programmable touch sensitive encoders

Size: 693mm/27.3" x 208mm/8.2" x 65mm/2.6"
Weight: 2.18kg/4.81lb (batteries excluded)


• iRig Keys I/O 49 keyboard
• Lightning to Mini-DIN connection cable (60cm/23.62")
• USB to Mini-DIN connection cable (60cm/23.62")
• iPhone/iPad stand
• 4 x 1.5V AA Battery


iOS Devices

Compatible with iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPod touch 6th generation, iPod touch 5th generation, iPad Pro (12.9-inch) 1st Generation, iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad 4th generation. iOS 6 or later is required.


Mac: macOS 10.6 or later. One free USB port.

Windows: Fully supports Windows 10 WASAPI for low latency audio. One free USB port.
(ASIO4ALL is required on Windows 7 and 8 for low latency audio. See our FAQ here for further details.)
NOTE: on Windows XP iRig Keys I/O works only as MIDI controller.


iRig Keys I/O music production station - TrailerWatch Video
Youtube video product demo
iRig Keys I/O 49 - The all-in-one music production station that goes anywhere you wantWatch Video
Youtube video product demo
iRig Keys I/O - Integration with SampleTank for iOSWatch Video
Youtube video product demo
iRig Keys I/O - Integration with Syntronik for Mac/PCWatch Video
Youtube video product demo

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A warranty can be a very important factor when making a buying decision. Because repairs can be very expensive in terms of parts and labour costs, manufacturers usually only provide one year limited warranties that generally only cover items that malfunction due to a manufacturer’s defect. With an important purchase such as a musical
instrument or piece of studio gear, however, many people want to have the peace of mind in knowing that their investment will be protected should the product no longer be performing at 100%.

Because of this, Long & McQuade provides our customers with a FREE one-year Performance Warranty on most of our products. The Long & McQuade Performance Warranty supplements the manufacturer’s warranty to ensure that our customers receive complete “no hassle” warranty coverage within their first year.

How does the Long & McQuade Performance Warranty differ from most manufacturers' warranties?
  • Performance Guarantee: Normal wear and tear is covered, so your product will be performing as well as the day you purchased it for the entire duration of the coverage. Band and Orchestral Performance Warranty does not include replacing pads or cleaning for woodwind instruments, unless deemed necessary by our repair staff. Ultrasonic cleaning for brass instruments will be provided if deemed necessary by our repair staff, but is not routinely offered under the Performance Warranty.
  • Product Replacement: If your product cannot be fixed or costs too much to fix, we will replace it with the equivalent model for no additional charge. If this is not possible, a full refund will be provided.
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Long & McQuade reserves the right to restrict the purchase of additional years of Performance Warranty. Used products come with a 3-month Long & McQuade Performance Warranty. Some products (i.e. computers, software, cymbals and other items) are covered only by the manufacturer‘s warranty. Consumables (i.e. strings, reeds, drum sticks, batteries, tubes, cross faders) are excluded as they are designed to be replaced. Cosmetic Damage, Accidental Damage, or problems caused by Humidity or Temperature Issues are not covered. Speakers damaged by overpowering are generally not covered. Our coverage does not provide compensation for loss of use. As of June 2018 the Performance Warranty is no longer transferable. The warranty is only valid in Canada.

Purchasing additional years of coverage

Some manufacturers provide warranties for longer than 1 year; however, these are usually limited warranties that do not provide the same coverage as the Long & McQuade Performance Warranty. Customers interested in more complete and convenient (but not necessarily longer) coverage are still able to purchase additional years of the Performance Warranty.

If you are interested in receiving this coverage for longer than one year, you have the option of purchasing additional years of the Performance Warranty. The pricing is as follows:

  • NEW products: 4% of the current new selling price to double the warranty from 1 year to 2 years. 4% for each additional year.
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