The INSTRUMENT 1 made by Artiphon is the ultra-expressive, next-generation digital instrument that lets anyone play their favorite music software using familiar techniques. Designed for pros and casual players alike, the INSTRUMENT 1 is the world's most versatile MIDI controller, offering unparalleled expressiveness in a package that is portable, affordable, and amazingly fun. Its patented multi-instrument design lets you strum like a guitar, bow like a violin, and tap like a keyboard or drum pad. It plugs into iPhone, iPad, Mac, or PC and connects with hundreds of music apps. Musicians of all ages and skill levels can explore unlimited configurations by combining tunings, techniques, and playing positions to design your own custom instruments. It's simply one of the most revolutionary products made to produce new ways to make music.
Hold the INSTRUMENT 1 in multiple positions and play with a range of intuitive musical techniques. Revolutionary digital strings let you easily customize tunings, choose fretted or fretless, and even control effects and bends with pressure sensitivity.
Choose the way you want to play using a variety of traditional techniques. Strum any sound using the guitar preset or switch to tabletop position and tap for a more natural performance on drums or keys. You can even customize your own tunings for an instrument that is as unique as your music.
The INSTRUMENT 1 goes with you anywhere and sounds like anything. And since it’s Made for iOS, you can leave your computer at home when you’re traveling light. Connect to the Artiphon iOS app or hundreds of other apps including GarageBand, Animoog, and more.
The INSTRUMENT 1’s built-in speakers put out all the sound you need for the writing session, while the onboard headphone jack allows for stealth mode on the subway.