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2nd generation of the popular Launchkey MIDI controller series.
This latest generation of Launchkey is Novation's most focused MIDI keyboard controller for Ableton Live. It’s the quickest and easiest way to produce and perform electronic music because it was designed specifically for the purpose. You just plug in via USB and the keys, faders, knobs and pads immediately give you hands-on control of your grid, instruments, effects and mixer. Of course, if you don’t use Ableton, it will map to other major music software too using InControl.
MPN: Launchkey 49 (MK2)
Designed for Ableton Live:
All controls work immediately and can be freely reassigned.
See your session in full color:
RGB pads match the color of your clips.
Create expressive beats:
All 16 pads are velocity-sensitive for creating dynamic drum beats.
Shape your sound:
Tweak your instruments and effects to perfection using eight rock solid knobs
Take it anywhere:
Compact and tough enough to chuck in your bag without needing a power cable
Control all major music software:
Get automatic hands-on control of other DAWs
Plug in and play:
USB bus-powered and totally class compliant, so it works straight away without any drivers
Make music immediately:
Includes Ableton Live Lite, one of four XLN Audio Addictive Keys instruments, Novation Bass Station and V Station virtual instruments and over 4GB of Loopmasters samples.
Enjoy two years of warranty:
Rely on our two-year warranty if any Novation hardware needs repairing or replacing due to a manufacturing fault
Use Melodics to improve your keyboard skills and hone your pad drumming skills for free.
- Designed to work immediately with Ableton Live
- Full-color RGB pads match the color of your clips
- 16 velocity-sensitive pads are for creating dynamic drum beats
- Tweak your instruments and effects using eight rock solid knobs
- 49-note velocity-sensitive synth-style keyboard
- Compact and tough enough to throw in your bag
- Get automatic hands-on control of other DAWs using InControl
- Class-compliant and USB bus-powered on Mac or PC, so it works without drivers or a power cable
- Includes: Ableton Live Lite, 4 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples; One of four XLN Audio Addictive Keys instruments; Novation Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synthesizer; Novation V Station VST and AU plug-in synthesizer; Free Melodics lessons
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- 49-note velocity sensitive synth style keyboard
- 16 full-colour RGB backlit velocity sensitive drum pads
- 8 knobs
- 9 sliders (49 & 61 note) 1 slider (25 note)
- 6 dedicated transport controls
- Pitch bend and modulation wheels
- 2 octave / transpose buttons
- 7 segment 3 character LED display
- 2 Track / MIDI Channel buttons
- 8 mute / solo buttons plus toggle button (49 & 61 note)
- 3 InControl buttons (49 & 61 note) 2 InControl buttons (25 note)
- 2 full-colour RGB backlit round buttons
- USB socket
- DC power socket
- Sustain pedal 1/4” jack socket
- Kensington security slot
- Software Included
- Ableton Live Lite 9 — Powerful composition and live performance software
- Novation Bass Station software synth — virtual version of Novation’s classic bass synth.
- Novation V-Station software synth — powerful virtual polysynth with tons of great presets.
- Addictive Keys — choose one model from the pro-grade XLN Audio lineup.
- Loopmasters Loops and Samples — 4GB of content spanning multiple genres.
- Free keyboard lessons from Melodics.
- Software Compatibility
- If you already have Ableton Live it must be version 9 or greater to work with Launchkey. We recommend that you update to the latest version as previous versions of Ableton Live do not include the Launchkey integration for InControl. Launchkey will also work as a standard MIDI controller.
- Power Requirements
- Fully USB bus powered on Mac or PC.
- Camera connection kit or USB camera adapter required for use with iOS devices (not included). The power supply must also be used (not included).
- Maximum power consumption 9V DC 250mA
- Power supply not included
- Product Dimensions: 3.54” x 30.51” x 10.63” (H x W x D), 6.95 lbs
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