Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI Keyboard

The Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI Keyboard is a 49-note velocity sensitive keyboard with comprehensive music software bundle, Arturia's Analog Lab (5000+ playable vintage synth and keyboard sounds)

Key Features:

  • 49-note velocity sensitive keyboard with pitch bend & modulation wheels
  • Comprehensive music software bundle included
  • 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

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    Product Code: 100282928

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    Regular Price: £175.00

    Special Price £157.00

    The Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI Keyboard is an affordable, full-featured MIDI controller keyboard which offers DAW control, custo maps, excellent integration and an amazing software bundle including the full version of Arturia Analog Lab. It is the perfect controller for new producers to get into music production and a great addition to any pro setup, KeyLab Essential offers a selection of fadersm rotary knobs, performance pads, and a super-playable keyboard to ensure every element of your sound is at your control.

    Once you discover how quick and intuitive KeyLab Essential makes controlling your sound and recording process, you’ll wonder how you ever worked without it. The powerful map settings effectively make this 8 controllers in one, so whatever collection of rack synths, virtual instruments, sound modules, or recording software you’ve decked your studio out in, KeyLab Essential will make you the master of it all. You’ll be totally blown away by how much is possible when this affordable controller is teamed up with the Arturia MIDI Control Center.

    The perfect controller for any musician Whether you’re a Mac pro, a Windows expert, or need to stay in control on the move with your phone or tablet, KeyLab Essential is your perfect partner in crime. Using just one USB socket to transmit MIDI and receive power, you won’t be swamped with wires, and KeyLab Essential is also class compliant, meaning that - put simply - it just works. There’s even a MIDI Out port to connect it directly to external hardware or modules. KeyLab Essential also lets you get hands-on with your DAW. Featuring a dedicated DAW Command Center, all of the most frequently used functions and transport control features are laid out before you. You can use the rotaries and faders to adjust levels and mix your track in your DAW, or tweak the parameters of a virtual instrument.

    Software Bundle Included
    Incredible software included Inside the box, you’ll also find a copy of Arturia Analog Lab, a collection of over 6,500 incredible presets from the award-winning V Collection software package. Analog synths, electric pianos, organs, string machines, digital synths, acoustic pianos, all perfectly programmed by some of the most talented, experienced sound designers in the industry. During the Art of Sound Promo, Mini V and Stage-73 V is also included. You’ll also receive Ableton Live Lite, an introduction to one of the most widely used recording and performing software platforms on the planet. Coupled with the addition of UVI’s Grand Piano Model D virtual instrument, you’ll have everything you need to start creating music. Even on its own, KeyLab Essential is incredible value for money. Combined with this outstanding

    Main features of the Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI Keyboard include:

  • Amazing bundled software: every KeyLab Essential comes with a powerful array of software titles that will inspire even the most seasoned professional. For those that are new to the music production world, KeyLab Essential has everything they need to start making music right out of the box, from the 6,500+ keyboard preset sounds in Analog Lab to the recording and producing power of Ableton Live Lite. The Art of Keys PROMO also includes Mini V and Stage-73 V.
  • Fully customizable: almost every component of KeyLab Essential can be customized to suit your own particular needs in a controller, and saved within the 6 user preset banks so you can quickly chop and change between settings. Perfect for live performance or controlling specific virtual instruments.
  • DAW control: featuring full Mackie / HUI command support, you can control the most used functions of your DAW directly from your keyboard, letting you spend more time creating and less time switching between your controller and your keyboard & mouse.
  • Great feeling keys: a key component often overlooked on other controllers - the KeyLab Essential offers a beautifully playable, synth-action keyboard for you to hammer out melodies for years to come.
  • Assignable faders and rotaries: easily control your DAW’s mixer, then at the flick of a switch start tweaking Analog Lab’s sound parameters. KeyLab Essential offers outstanding workflow options, and will keep up with even the most hands-on producers.
  • Solid RGB performance pads: the dual-function pads let you hammer out a rhythm one moment, select your user maps another, and trigger your own custom command the next. You can even select their color to keep your live set organized.
  • Chord play for quicker, thicker sounds: straight out of the fabled Arturia BeatStep Pro, the Chord feature lets you tap in your preferred chord and instantly transpose it to any key you touch.
  • MIDI and power via USB: power sockets and USB slots are precious commodities in the streamlined, modern studio. KeyLab Essential sends and receives all its MIDI data and is powered by just one single USB connection. It’s even “class compliant”, so you can also use it with your iOS or Android device.
  • MIDI Out: To connect to external harwware and modules, a MIDI Out socket is included.
  • Software Specifications:
    • Includes Analog Lab software with 5000 synth sounds
    • Includes Ableton Live Lite
    • Includes UVI Grand Piano model D
  • Hardware Specifications:
    • 49 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
  • Perfect Analog Lab 2 integration:
    • Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls.
    • Standalone or plug-in operation: VST, VST3, AU, AAX.
    • Over 5,000 TAE® powered preset sounds from Arturia’s award-winning V Collection
  • Ableton Live 9 Lite - record, layer, and edit your sounds to create a finished song.
  • UVI Grand Piano Model D - Sample-based software recreation of Steinway classic.
  • Compatible with all major Digital Audio Workstation: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, FL Studio, Bitwig, Cubase, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Studio One *
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