Novation Launch Control XL USB Controller

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  • 24 high-quality knobs with customisable multi-colour LEDs
  • Eight 60mm faders and sixteen multi-colour buttons
  • Personalise your own control layouts for your perfect workflow
  • Plug in and play on Mac, Windows and iOS
  • Fully USB bus powered from any computer
  • Kensington security lock, great for keeping secure in venues
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite 8 and Loopmasters' sample library
  • This product is covered by a 3-year warranty and qualifies for a free replacement from Focusrite including UK transit costs in the highly unlikely event of a failure


Novation's Launch Series controllers continually deliver on the promise of offering sophisticated hands-on control across a delightfully intuitive playing surface. The new Launch Control XL combines the greatest features of previous devices into a single unit to create the ultimate mixer and device controller for Ableton Live.

At you fingertips are eight 60mm faders, 16 multi-colour performance buttons, and 24 fully customisable LED-enhanced knobs. The rugged faders offer high-precision control, which are MIDI re-mappable to envelopes, filters and/or anything you like. Each button allows muting, activation of effects and launching clips or scenes across highly responsive trigger surfaces. Each knob enables dynamic control of filters, levels and effects, offering a smooth rotation. Each one communicates directly with the music software for smooth, seamless control.

The Launch Control XL is an excellent piece of kit all by itself, but used in tandem with Launchpad S’s powerful 64-button grid, a universe of performance possibilities are unleashed. Whether you're triggering clips in the session view or playing drum racks with satisfying LED feedback; Launch Control XL aligns perfectly with Launchpad S's peerless 8x8 surface.

For those who prefer to put their own stamp on their equipment, the software edition with Launch Control XL allows you to modify and design your own templates. You can customise knobs with your own colours, whilst switching between your own mappings and Ableton's with the greatest of ease.

The Launch Control XL is plug and play compatible with a wide range of Mac and PC including: Cubase, FL Studio, Logic, Pro Tools and Reason. Ableton Live Lite and a 1GB Loopmasters’ sample library are included, giving a huge selection of voices and sound programming options within the touch or turn of a pad or button. Thankfully, you don't even need to download any drivers.

As with all Novation products, the Launch Control XL is lightweight but built like a tank. The delicate dimensions means that it'll discreetly tuck away into you backpack, and as it's USB powered you can simply plug it into your computer and you're good to go.

Whether you're a bedroom enthusiast or a pro that takes to the stage on a regular basis, the Launch Control XL offers unparalleled control over your performance. The only thing that could possibly hold you back is your own imagination!

ModelLaunch Control XL USB Controller
Dimensions (H x W x D)22 x 239 x 239 mm (39mm height including knobs)
ConnectivityClass compliant USB: Works With USB and iPad (Using Camera Connection Kit, not supplied)
Control Surfaces
  • 24 rotary knobs
  • 8 x 60mm faders
  • 24 assignable buttons
  • 2 template switch buttons
  • 26 LEDs in the buttons and 24 LEDs under the knobs
  • Kensington security slot
Input PowerUSB Bus Powered
System Requirements Officially supported operating systems:
  • Mac-OSX 10.9 Mavericks or 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Windows - Windows 8.1, 8 or 7)
  • iPad - iPad 2 or later is recommended. iOS 7, 6

Launch Control XL is 'plug and play' compatible with most modern computers.
Ableton Live 9.1.3 or later required (As with all new products with Ableton Live support, Ableton provide support only for the latest version of the latest generation of Live)
Included Accessories Ableton Live Lite 8
1GB Loopmasters Sample Content
MIDI Controller Editor software
1.5 metre orange USB cable
Printed Quick Start Guide

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