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Launchkey 25 is a 25-note keyboard controller with up to 50 physical controls including 16 velocity-sensitive multi-color trigger-pads. As well as enabling hands-on controller of your DAW's mixer, instruments and effects, Launchkey is an integrate...
Launchkey 25 is a 25-note keyboard controller with up to 50 physical controls including 16 velocity-sensitive multi-color trigger-pads. As well as enabling hands-on controller of your DAW's mixer, instruments and effects, Launchkey is an integrated software/hardware instrument. The control surface has been designed to work tightly alongside two intuitive apps for iPad: the Launckey app and the Launchpad app - plus the powerful V-Station synth plug-in for Mac and Windows.
Not just a controller keyboard - fully integrated instrument for Mac, PC & iPad
Launchkey includes an entire suite of software for iPad, Mac and PC including a brand new stand-alone synth app, a Launchpad app for triggering and improvising with loops, and the powerful V-Station and Bass Station soft synths for Mac and PC - not to mention Ableton Live Lite and a huge Loopmasters sample pack.
'InControl' technology instantly maps to all major DAWs and music software
Launchkey is a full-scale DAW controller for all major digital audio workstations, bringing mixer, transport and direct plug-in control to Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, Reason, Logic, Cubase and more. With nine faders, up to nine buttons, eight rotary knobs and transport controls, you're in complete control with Launchkey.
16 velocity-sensitive multi-color launch pads - trigger loops and play drums
16 dual-color-backlit velocity-sensing Launchpad panels can be used to play drums, or trigger clips and scenes without having to go near the computer. Whatever software you use, the 16 launch pads are perfect for sketching out beats or playing in drum lines. If you use grid-based software such as Ableton Live or FL Studio, the launch pads will put loop control right at your fingertips.
Professional synth-styled keyboard (with over 50 hardware controls)
The velocity-sensitive synth-style keyboard mechanism is accompanied by pitch and mod wheels and octave track up/down buttons. It recreates the feel of classic synth keyboards with precision, so playing styles can be reflected by the software as accurately as possible.
Launchkey comes with a suite of synth and Launchpad apps for iPad as well as the powerful Novation V-Station synth plug-in for Mac and PC - and more…?
Launchkey Mini is an exciting new compact mini-key instrument/controller featuring 16 velocity sensitive, three colour illuminated launch pads - use them to launch loops, sounds, effects, transport controls, and more. Launchkey Mini also features eight assignable rotary controls, seven function buttons and two performance buttons. Compact and portable, the Launchkey Mini is great for producing and performing at home or on stage.
Launchkey Mini works out-of-the-box with major music software including Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro-Tools, Cubase, Reason, Logic, and any software which receives MIDI, as well as with the new free-to-download Novation Launchpad and Launchkey iPad apps. Find out more and download the app.
With 25 keys and 8 oscillators, this MIDI keyboard can be excellent for creating live sessions. Easy to use buttons wired to certain labeled keys allows quick access to the software you use
This little gem is incredibly handy for working out melodic structures without straying too far from my computer. I can place it on my desk alongside my Macbook and Launchpad, and still have enough room to play with. The Novation 'INCONTROL' feature is incredibly useful if I spontaneously wish to control a random parameter or record automation via hardware, as all I have to do is click the unit, and turn the knobs, which are automatically mapped to each parameter of the effect in question. Also, the added transport controls and track switching buttons have been a lifesaver, coupled with the automatic record arm when you switch channels. For the price, there is no reason why a producer and composer shouldn't have a smaller MIDI unit like this for both the quick studio fix, or hardware on the road.
novation can't seem to get anything wrong! the launchkey 25 is a midi controller that is easy to use and still cheap enough to purchase. it also comes with a useful app that is free from the novation website. great fun to use, and there are user and factory settings so you can play endlessly with the possibilities!