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Everything In Music - Since 1958

Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 - 88 Key MIDI Controller - White

by Arturia
Original price $435.00
Original price $435.00 - Original price $435.00
Original price $435.00
Current price $379.00
$379.00 - $379.00
Current price $379.00
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► New - ♫ In stock
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Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Condition: New


Intuitive and Inspired Functionality - The Arturia Keylab Essential 88 Key Controller

The perfect combo of intuitive control and artistic inspiration, this is a controller with powerful functionality, great-feeling piano sized keybed, and a layout that’s easy to master.

Creative Expression

Whether you need a searing-hot synth lead or an ethereal string pad, a vintage upright piano or a complex, animated soundscape, KeyLab Essential gives you everything you need - unadulterated control of your digital world, while seamlessly integrating with virtual instruments and DAW software.

Worry-Free Control

KeyLab Essential is a universal MIDI controller, meaning you can use it with any third-party instruments or software. If you’re just starting out on your musical journey, don’t worry, KeyLab Essential comes with Ableton Live Lite so you're free to start recording, editing, and releasing your music using one of the most popular music platforms on the planet.


SPECIFICATIONS

Software

  • Ableton Live 10 Lite - record, layer, and edit your sounds to create a finished song.
  • UVI Model D - Sample-based software recreation of a Steinway classic
  • Compatible with all major Digital Audio Workstation: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, FL Studio, Bitwig, Cubase, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Studio One

Hardware

  • 88 note, velocity sensitive keyboard with hybrid synth-piano feel
  • 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
  • Perfect Analog Lab integration
  • Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls
  • Standalone or plug-in operation: VST, VST3, AU, AAX

Size & Weight

  • Instrument size: 49.6 x 10.3 x 2.5 inches (1260 x 262 x 64 mm)
  • Instrument weight: 18.7lb (8.5Kg)


System Requirements

Analog Lab

  • Windows 7 (SP1) or later (64-bit)
  • 64-bit Intel® Core™ or AMD multi-core processor (i5 processor or faster) with 4 GB RAM (8 GB+ recommended)
  • 1 GB free Hard disk Space
  • Apple: OS X 10.10 or later (64 bit)
    • 64-bit Intel® Core™ or AMD multi-core processor (i5 processor or faster) with 4 GB RAM (8 GB+ recommended)
    • 1 GB 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: Windows 7 (SP1) or later (64-bit)
    • 64-bit Intel® Core™ or AMD multi-core (i5 or faster), 4-8 GB RAM recommended
    • 3 GB free Hard disk Space
    • Broadband Internet connection for installation
    • Apple: OS X 10.11.6 or later (64 bit)
    • 64-bit Intel® Core™ or AMD multi-core processor (i5 or faster), 4-8 GB RAM recommended
    • 3 GB free Hard disk Space
    • Broadband Internet connection for installation

UVI Model D

  • Windows: Windows 8 or later (64-bit)
    • 64-bit Intel® Core™ or AMD multi-core processor (i5 or faster), 4-8 GB RAM recommended
    • 1 GB free Hard disk Space
    • Broadband Internet connection for installation
  • Apple: Apple OS X 10.9 or later (64 bit)
    • 64-bit Intel® Core™ or AMD multi-core processor (i5 or faster), 4-8 GB RAM recommended
    • 1 GB free Hard disk Space
    • Broadband Internet connection for installation
    • Works in Standalone, VST, AAX, Audio Unit

Manufacturer: Arturia
Model: KEYLAB88ESSENTIALWH
SKU: I625189-4-WHXX


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