The Novation Launchkey MK2 49-Key Controller is a USB MIDI controller that features pre-mapped control for many popular DAWs. It also has 16 velocity-sensitive, RGB backlit trigger pads that can be used to launch loops, samples and more.
The Launchkey is USB bus powered and is compatible with Macs, PCs, and iPads. In addition to the RGB launch pads, it has eight knobs, a pitchwheel and modulation wheel, dedicated transport control, and nine sliders.
It makes use of Novation's pre-mapped templates that allow for automatic control of popular DAWs such as Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, Reason, Cubase, Logic and others. The package also includes a software suite that includes Ableton Live Lite, a 4GB Loopmasters sample library that includes royalty-free loops and one-shots, plus three fully multi-sampled Simpler-based instruments for Ableton Live 9 (Piano, Rhodes, Hammond Organ), as well as software versions of Novation's classic analog synths, the Bass Station and the V-Station. You can also download the free Launchkey and Launchpad apps for producing and performing with the Launchkey in tandem with your iPad.
In addition to Mac and Windows compatibility, Launchkey connects directly to your iPad with the Apple Camera Connection Kit (not included). Free XLN Addictive Keys Virtual Instrument. Available for existing and new customers, the Addictive Keys virtual instrument from XLN Audio is "on the house" when you register your controller keyboard. One full license per account gives you one Addictive Keys instrument.
4GB Loop Library from Loopmasters. A 4GB Loopmasters sample library is included with every Novation product and is packed with professional quality, royalty-free loops, and one-shots. The library offers a huge range of electronic and acoustic instrumentation and encompasses all contemporary genres, from blues, funk, and hip-hop to bass, techno, and all flavors of house. It's everything you need to start making music.
49-note velocity sensitive synth style keyboard. 16 full-colour RGB backlit velocity sensitive drum pads. 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. 2 full-colour RGB backlit round buttons. Sustain pedal 1/4 jack socket. Ableton Live Lite 9 is included.
If you already have Ableton Live it must be version 9 or greater to work with Launchkey. It is recommended to 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. Maximum power consumption 9V DC 250mA > (Power supply not included). OS Compatibility Mac OS X 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, Windows 7,8, iOS. Dimensions 30.5 x 10.6 x 3.5 (775 x 270 x 90 mm).
Package Weight 9.2 lb. Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 32.5 x 13.0 x 5.0. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Pianos, Keyboards & Organs\Electronic Keyboards". The seller is "musique-red-one" and is located in this country: CA.This item can be shipped worldwide.