Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MK3- 49keys White
The Arturia KeyLab Essential 49 MK3 is a MIDI keyboard controller designed for music production and performance. It is part of the KeyLab Essential series produced by Arturia, a company known for its high-quality music equipment and software. The KeyLab Essential 49 MK3 is the third-generation model of Arturia’s innovative and comprehensive MIDI controller. In addition to 49 velocity-sensitive keys, which allow melodies and rhythms to be imported into any DAW, the controller also features a clickable encoder, nine rotary encoders and faders, and a pitch bend and modulation wheel. Direct control of the connected DAW is provided courtesy of the transport section and via the DAW Command Center. Unlike its predecessor models, the third-generation keyboard controller now supports custom scripts to provide flexible control of various DAWs. In addition, the user interface has been completely overhauled, enabling an even faster and more simplified workflow courtesy of the new LCD screen with real-time visual feedback. And thanks to the software package included with the controller, production can start immediately
49-Key Keyboard: It features a 49-key velocity-sensitive keyboard, which is suitable for playing a wide range of musical styles and genres.
MIDI Controller: The KeyLab Essential 49 MK3 is primarily a MIDI controller. It does not produce sound on its own but is designed to control virtual instruments and software synthesizers on your computer.
Software Integration: It comes with a bundle of software, including Arturia's Analog Lab software, which provides access to a vast collection of virtual instrument sounds and presets. It's also compatible with other major DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations), making it a versatile tool for music production.
MIDI Connectivity: It features standard MIDI connectivity options, including MIDI In/Out ports, which allow you to connect external hardware synthesizers or other MIDI gear to your setup.
Knobs, Pads, and Faders: The KeyLab Essential 49 MK3 includes various control elements such as rotary knobs, performance pads, and faders, which can be assigned to parameters in your software for real-time control and automation.
DAW Integration: This controller is designed to work seamlessly with popular DAWs like Ableton Live, Logic Pro, and more. It includes DAW-specific mappings, making it easy to control various functions in your software.
Transport Controls: It has transport controls for functions like play, stop, record, and more, allowing you to control your DAW without needing to touch your computer.
Screen: It features an informative screen that displays essential information and settings.
Assignable Controls: Many of the controls are fully assignable, allowing you to customize the controller's behavior to your specific workflow and needs.
Performance Features: The performance pads are velocity-sensitive and can be used for triggering drum sounds, samples, or other functions in your software.
Pitch Bend and Modulation Wheels: The controller includes traditional pitch bend and modulation wheels for expressive playing.
Chord Mode: A chord mode is available for easily playing complex chords with a single key press.
Octave and Transposition Controls: You can shift the octave and transpose notes to cover a wider range.
USB-Powered: It is powered via USB, eliminating the need for an external power source.
Build Quality: Arturia is known for producing well-built and durable controllers, and the KeyLab Essential 49 MK3 is no exception.
- Type:Keyboard Controller
- Number of Keys:49
- Type of Keys:Synth Action
- Velocity Sensitive:Yes
- Pads:8 x RGB, Velocity Sensitive Pads
- Other Controllers:1 x Pitch Bend, 1 x Modulation
- Encoders/Pots:9 x Knobs
- Faders:9 x Faders
- Dedicated Transport Control:Yes
- Presets:2000 Presets
- Pedal Inputs:1 x 1/4" (control)
- MIDI I/O:Out, USB
- USB:1 x Type C
- Computer Connectivity:USB
- Software:Analog Labs V, 2 Pianos (UVI Model D, NI The Gentleman), Loopcloud, Melodics
- Format:AAX, AU, VST, NKS, Standalone
- Hardware Requirements - Mac:4GB RAM minimum, 3.4GHz Processor or higher, 4 Core CPU, 3GB Disk Space
- Hardware Requirements - PC:4GB RAM minimum, 3.4GHz Processor or higher, 4 Core CPU, 3GB Disk Space
- OS Requirements - Mac:MacOS 10.13 or later
- OS Requirements - PC:Windows 10 or Later
- Power Supply:USB bus powered
- Weight:6.1 lbs.