The Arturia MicroLab MIDI Controller is a 25-key, portable controller keyboard designed to accompany you everywhere you go. With high quality keys, two touch strips and bundled software instruments and recording software, it's an all-in-one package you can take on the road, just as good for the budding audio engineer as it is for the seasoned veteran who needs something to travel with.
High Quality Feel
The Arturia MicroLab has the same keybed found on the award-winning Arturia KeyStep. It's highly responsive, velocity-sensitive mini-keys feel incredible to play, giving you an experience that ensures you'll get as much enjoyment out of playing as you do creating. The keys on the 25-note keyboard are slim enough to make carrying the MicroLab around a breeze whilst still retaining inherent playability. The 'hold' button gives you instant sustain and by holding the shift key you can access 'Chord' mode, that lets you program in a chord and replay with just one finger whilst the handy swipe buttons let you flick through categories and presets with consummate ease.
The Arturia MicroLab includes three fantastic pieces of software for you to get cracking on your musical experimentation. Analog Lab Lite lets you explore 600 presets taken from Arturia's award-winning V Collection series. With a fantastic range of Analog and digital synths, classic organs and pianos you'll find a stunning scope of sound on offer. The UVI Grand Piano Model D is also included, an intricately sampled recreation of a Steinway that you can play expressively thanks to the velocity-sensitive keys of the MicroLab. Finally you get Bitwig Studio 8-Track, a powerful and innovative software studio that lets you record, sequence and mix your tracks out of the box.
The rubberized shell protects your MicroLab from bumps and scrapes whilst you're on the road as well as preventing the MicroLab from sliding around on a variety of surfaces. On the rear there is a recess for stowing your cables which means they won't get in the way, allowing you to utilise the controller in a variety tight spaces, whether that's at home or on the tray table. Everything is packaged tightly with the keys recessed into the body, preventing anything from catching when you're moving around.
The Arturia MicroLab MIDI Controller in Orange is an incredibly innovative piece of equipment at a fantastic price point. With its high-quality keyboard features, ingenious design and bundled software it doesn't matter if you're doing your first project or your thousandth, the MicroLab's portability and durability will make it a staple of any audio engineer's setup.
Manufacturer Arturia Model MicroLab Keys 25 Key Size Mini Velocity Sensitive Yes Included Software Arturia Analog Lab Lite UVI Grand Piano Model D Bitwig 8-Track
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