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Arturia KeyLab Essential 61-Key Controller

by Arturia
Original price $320.00
Original price $320.00 - Original price $320.00
Original price $320.00
Current price $279.00
$279.00 - $279.00
Current price $279.00
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♫ In stock
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Redefine Your Workflow With The Arturia KeyLab 61 Essential Keyboard Controller

Creativity Reinvented - With everything you need to express your musical ideas, take command of your studio, and perform as you've always dreamed, KeyLab Essential is an intuitive, powerful, carefully crafted controller keyboard that's easy to master.

Creating music in the digital world is sometimes a little challenging. So many distractions, so many new things to learn. KeyLab Essential lets you focus on what's important.

Every aspect of KeyLab Essential has been carefully chosen to give you the best possible experience when creating and performing. From the responsive keyboard to the intelligently assigned knobs and faders, you'll feel like everything you touch turns to gold. KeyLab Essential makes navigating your track a breeze thanks to the dedicated DAW Command Center and makes browsing your presets an exciting, inspiring experience.


  • Performance controls: Bend your notes, modulate your sounds, and transpose your keyboard by semitones or full octaves.
  • Chord Play: Quickly create full arrangements with intelligent chord feature.
  • Midi channel select: Quickly change MIDI channels with dedicated control.
  • Performance pads: Dual-purpose dynamic, back-lit pads also let you select your favorite mapping options.
  • DAW command center: Take control of your recording software thanks to the MCU/HUI protocol.
  • Screen and Analog Lab remote: Read the right info when you need it thanks to the twin-line LCD screen and browse your Analog Lab presets directly on your keyboard.
  • Pre-mapped knobs and faders: Adjust the panning and level of the tracks in your DAW, and the essential parameters of the Arturia virtual instruments.
  • 61 note Keyboard: Durable, velocity-sensitive keys will capture every nuance of your performance.
  • MIDI out: Control any MIDI-compatible synths, outboard, and modular gear.
  • Sustain pedal input: Push forward the expressivity of your keyboard play with a sustain pedal. The polarity can be inverted to comply with all types of pedals.
  • USB connectivity: Bus-powered, class-compliant, and powered through USB.
  • Optional DC power: Power KeyLab Essential without connecting to a computer.
  • Includes Analog Lab software with 6000 synth sounds
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite
  • Includes UVI Grand Piano model D


SPECIFICATIONS

  • 61 keys with velocity
  • Controllers - 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
  • Connectivity: MIDI out, USB, Sustain pedal
  • Functions as a universal MIDI controller
  • Twin-line LCD screen
  • MCU/HUI control compatibility
  • Chord Play mode


System Requirements

Analog Lab

  • Windows: Win 7+ PC: 4 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU
  • 2GB free hard disk space
  • Apple: 10.10+: 4 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU.
  • 2GB free hard disk space
  • Works in Standalone, VST 2.4 (32-bit and 64-bit), VST 3 (32-bit and 64-bit), AAX (32 bits with PT 10.3.8, 64 bits with PT 11), Audio Unit (32-bit and 64-bit)

Ableton Live Lite

  • Windows: Win 7+ PC: 4 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU.
  • 3GB free hard disk space
  • 1024x768 display
  • DVD drive or broadband internet connection for installation
  • Apple: 10.8+: 4 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU
  • 3GB free hard disk space
  • 1024x768 display
  • DVD drive or broadband internet connection for installation

UVI Grand Piano Model D

  • Win 7+ PC: 4 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU.
  • 3GB free hard disk space
  • Apple: 10.7+: 4 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU.
  • 3GB free hard disk space
  • Works in Standalone, VST, AAX, Audio Unit

Manufacturer: Arturia
Model: KEYLAB61ESSENTIALWH
SKU: I491420-N-5-WHXA
UPC: 3760033531106


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