Arturia
88-Key MIDI Controller Keyboard with Extensive Hands-on Controls
Item ID: KEYLABESSENTIAL88
Price: $469.99

Description

KeyLab Essential 88 is a lightweight, space-saving 88-note controller keyboard with Arturia’s Analog Lab virtual instrument included. Express your musical ideas, take command of your studio, and perform like you’ve always dreamed. Feel the Power 8 pads, 9 rotaries, 9 faders, and an expressive keyboard with velocity and aftertouch. Every aspect of KeyLab Essential has been carefully chosen to give you the best possible experience when creating and performing. From the responsive keys to the intelligently assigned knobs and faders, you’ll feel like everything you touch turns to gold. KeyLab Essential makes navigating inside your recording software a breeze thanks to the dedicated DAW Command Center, and makes browsing your presets an exciting and inspiring experience. The keys are full piano-sized, designed to have a light action to avoid fatigue on your fingers and wrists. USB, MIDI Out, and sustain input allows for all the connectivity you’ve ever wanted. Take Control KeyLab Essential is packed with clever controls that help you make swift work of everyday tasks within your recording software. Play your track, jog forwards and back, save, toggle your metronome and loop, record, and punch in on the fly. This functionality keeps your hands on the controller and your mind in the music. As well as offering ultimate control over Analog Lab, 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 also comes with Ableton Live Lite so you can start recording, editing, and releasing your music with one of the most popular music platforms on the planet.
  • 88 light piano-style keys with velocity and aftertouch
  • Clickable encoder, 9 rotary knobs, 9 30mm faders, 13 control switches
  • Functions as a universal MIDI controller
  • Full Mackie / HUI control compatibility
  • MIDI Out
  • USB connectivity
  • Sustain pedal input
  • 6 transport buttons, 4 command buttons
  • Mod & pitch bend wheel
  • 8 touch and pressure-sensitive pads.
  • Twin-line LCD screen displays preset names and parameter info
  • Chord Play mode
  • Perfect Analog Lab integration: Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls
  • Includes Analog Lab with over 6,500 synth sounds
  • Intelligent, tag-based sound navigation with Analog Lab: search by type and instrument, or by sonic characteristics like “aggressive” or “evolving”
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite for recording your performances
  • Includes UVI Grand Piano Model D for additional acoustic piano sounds