Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI Controller Keyboard

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  • Arturia are a leading hardware and software manufacturer
  • Excellent connectivity with MIDI out, usb and foot pedal port
  • 49 velocity, pressure sensitive keys with aftertouch
  • Comprehensive DAW control with 7 of the leading DAW's
  • 8 Backlit, touch responsive, pressure sensitive performance pads, 9 faders and 9 rotary knobs
  • Free Ableton Live 9 Lite, UVI Grand Piano Model D for an out of the box home studio
  • Complete Analogue Lab integration either stand alone or plugin with over 6000 sounds
  • Perfect for home studio and live use for the versatile musician
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Arturia is the absolute pinnacle of analogue synthesisers in the worlds of electronic dance music, electronic music, hip hop and rap. Their products have been heard a billion times and are used by some of the most legendary artists in modern music. They also create some of the most feature-rich MIDI controllers around and the Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard is no exception. In a world that seeks more options at a lower price tag the Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard goes beyond that concept and Arturia has created a fully rounded MIDI package for the studio or live musician. Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard is able to work alongside your DAW controlling various aspects using the 8 Backlit performance pads, 9 faders and 9 rotary knobs.

Open the DAW to your mind

As well as being immediately compatible with all Arturia software and VST's the Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard is also compatible with all major DAW's out of the box. Using the central jog dial you can select from a list of compatible DAWS: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, FL Studio, Bitwig Studio, Cubase, Ableton Live, Digital Performer and Studio One. the plethora of controls includes 6 transport switches, 4 command switches, 1 modulation wheel, 1 pitch bend wheel, 8 touch and pressure-sensitive pads. Some of the performance pads have specific controls only in Ableton Live, Ableton Live 9 Lite is provided with Arturia Keylab essentials 49 as well as Arturia UVI Grand Piano Model D. The Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard also provides full transport control of your DAW including punch in and punch out functionality for precise recording or overdubs.

Versatile Performance Pads

The Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard has 8 backlit performance pads. Each pad is touch responsive and pressure sensitive. There are three distinct modes that the pads can be used for. In pad mode depending on how you assigned them in MIDI control, they can be used to create drum patterns and each pad can be assigned a colour to better organise your workflow. You can also assign each pad with an option in Analogue Labs.

A big package with a small price

The Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard comes supplied with Ableton Live 9 Lite a comprehensive DAW for recording and preserving all your musical idea. UVI Grand Piano Model D is also supplied with the Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard giving you the Steinway Model D grand piano and control of many component features. Analogue Lab is also provided, it can be used as a stand-alone programme or can be integrated with your DAW. Analogue Lab is a collection of 21 most memorable analogue synths, digital synths, acoustic pianos, electric pianos, Organs and Strings machines. This package gives an out of the box complete home recording experience like no other. The Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller Keyboard has tremendous control options and professional quality and is well worth the price. This an ideal starter package for the budding musician or producer and with the free software is perfect for a more advanced musician to expand their studio or live rig.

ModelKeylab essential 49
ColourWhite or Black
Dimensions78.4 x 24.8 x 7.6 cm
Performance Pads8 backlit, touch resposive, pressure sensitive pads.
Keys49 semi-weighted, velocity and pressure sensitive keys
ConnectionsMIDI Out
Controls6 transport switches
4 command switches
1 modulation wheel
1 pitch bend wheel
8 touch and pressure-sensitive pads
9 Faders
9 Rotary knobs
AccessoriesGrand Piano Model D
Ableton Live 9 Lite
Analogue Lab
DAW CompatibilityPro Tools
Logic Pro X
FL Studio
Bitwig Studio
Ableton Live
Digital Performer
Studio One

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