Arturia Keylab Essential 49 (Black Edition) 49-Key MIDI Keyboard in Black
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Limited Edition Black Finish
Building on the success of the original Arturia Keylab Essential MIDI Keyboard design, this limited edition version features a sleek black finish. This version retains the same functionality as the original, with a black finish designed to colour coordinating your gear. The keyboard is great for use in the studio but can also be perfect for live shows, with its wide range of encoders, keys, performance pads and more.
Music is at the heart of the KeyLab Essential. From the responsive velocity-sensitive keyboard to the intelligently assigned controls, you'll feel like everything just falls perfectly into place. It makes navigating your work a breeze thanks to the dedicated DAW Command Centre, and makes browsing your presets an exciting, inspiring experience. It takes away the sometimes tedious keyboard and mouse focus, and lets you spend more time creating, performing and playing.
Make Music Your Way
The KeyLab essential makes the technical side of creation as simple as possible, so you can focus on what really matters. KeyLab Essential is the result of careful research, with the aim of streamlining your creative process, giving you more time to express yourself through your creations and performances. The comprehensive set of music software included with the KeyLab Essential means the only thing you have to do is experiment. The creative workflow of the KeyLab Essential is quick and engaging, and you'll wonder how you ever got on without it.
Analog Sound Lab Software
This premium MIDI controller keyboard gives full access to Arturia's Analog Lab software; its pre-assigned controls make it an ideal solution for plug-and-play sound creation. Once the software is connected to the keyboard, you can put your mouse away and experience the same workflow as on a traditional hardware synthesizer.
With the Keylab 49 and Analog Lab software you'll discover a new depth of access to synth patches, you can now really get in and customize the huge library of internationally designed presets. A new multi-mode allows several sounds to be played simultaneously with the addition of effects, layer/split functions and a chord mode. In addition, the keyboard (like all of the Keylab series) can be easily used in any other MIDI compatible software and digital audio workstation.
- Performance Controls: Bend notes, modulate sounds and transpose your keyboard by semitones or full octaves
- Chord Play: Quickly create full arrangements with the intelligent chord feature
- MIDI Channel Select: Dedicated control for changing MIDI channels
- Performance Pads: Dual-purpose dynamic and back-lit pads
- DAW Command Center: MCU/HUI provides excellent control of your recording software
- Screen & Analog Lab Remote: Twin-line LCD screen allows you to read the info you require or browse Analog Lab presets directly from the keyboard
- Pre-Mapped Knobs & Faders: Enables you to adjust the panning and level of tracks within your DAW, along with other essential parameters in the Arturia virtual instruments
- 49-Note Keyboard: Durable, velocity-sensitive keys allow you to capture every nuance and detail of your performance
- MIDI Out: Control any MIDI-compatible external hardware
- Sustain Pedal Input: Pedal input with invertable polarity to comply with all types of pedals
- USB Connectivity: Bus-powered and class-compliant
- Optional DC Power: Can be powered without the need to connect to a computer
- Limited-edition sleek black finish
- 49-note velocity sensitive keyboard with pitch bend & modulation wheels
- Comprehensive music software bundle included, with Analog Lab for 5000+ playable vintage synth and keyboard sounds.
- 8 RGB back-lit, multi-purpose performance pads, 9 faders & rotary encoders
- MCU / HUI comprehensive DAW integration
- DAW Command Center & transport section
- 6 fully-customizable user memories, Twin-line LCD Screen with backlit illumination
- “Chord play” mode
- Optional sustain pedal and DC power supply compatibility
- Class-compliant USB, enabling use with iOS and Android devices
Technical SpecificationsSoftware Specifications
- Includes Analog Lab software with 5000 synth sounds
- Includes Ableton Live Lite
- Includes UVI Grand Piano Model D
- Hardware Specifications
- 49 velocity-sensitive keys
- 1 clickable encoder
- 9 encoders
- 9 30mm faders
- 6 transport switches
- 4 command switches
- 1 modulation wheel
- 1 pitch bend wheel
- 8 touch and pressure-sensitive pads
- MIDI out
- Sustain pedal
- Functions as a universal MIDI controller
- Twin-line LCD screen
- MCU/HUI control compatibility
- Chord play mode
- Perfect Analog Lab 2 Integration
- Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls
- Over 5000 TAE powered preset sounds from Arturia's award-winning V Collection
- Ableton Live 9 Lite
- Record, layer, and edit your sounds
- UVI Grand Piano Model D
- Sample-based software recreation of the classic Steinway grand piano
- Pro Tools
- Logic Pro X
- Fl Studio
- Ableton Live
- Digital Performer
- Studio One
- Model Name:
- Keylab Essential 49 (Black Edition)
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