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Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Mk3 - Black

Arturia - KeyLab Essential 88 Mk3, 88-Key Full-Size Universal MIDI Controller - Black

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Scan code: LN145771 Manufacturer code: 231542
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Full-Size Universal MIDI Controller
Arturia - Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3
(Black)

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

total controlTake control of your sounds, and perform like you've always wanted with the Arturia KeyLab Essential 88. This is an intuitive, powerful, carefully crafted controller with a full size keyboard that invites you to unleash your creative flow with note-spanning freedom. If you’re a beginner piano player or producer, an experienced music maker, or anyone in between, unlock your creative potential with the full-reach of an 88 key MIDI controller that fits effortlessly into any workflow.

amazing features • 88-note velocity-sensitive semi-weighted keyboard
• Seamless integration with Analog Lab Pro and V Collection
• 2.5” LCD display with contextual buttons
• 8 touch & pressure-sensitive pads
• 9 rotary encoders
• 9 x 30mm faders

Please note: Some of the images used below are for display purposes only. This is the black model.

Meets Your Needs

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

One-size fits allIf you are searching for your first keyboard to kick-start a piano playing and production journey, or you just want the freedom of having every key at hand in your studio or stage setup - KeyLab Essential 88 meets the needs of professional performers and beginner keyboardists alike.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

All the sounds you needEnjoy next-level control over your DAW projects & plugins as well as seamless communication with Analog Lab and a bundle of pro creative software to supercharge your creativity - all in one.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Quickly inspire new ideasKeyLab Essential 88 doesn’t just help you play & navigate your projects - it’s also designed to inspire. Summon catchy melodies, curious rhythms, and moving chord sequences with its array of creative features, and see where it can take your sound.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

That quality feelingIf want the feeling of a premium instrument, the flexibility of a top-class controller, and all-round ease-of-use, KeyLab Essential’s semi-weighted keybed and smart layout puts it all this at your fingertips.

Your Keys to Creativity

gets you goingA new standard for studio professionals, performers and beginner pianists, the KeyLab Essential 88 continues the legacy of 7 octaves forward, offering an accessible and elegant full-length design; an ideal centerpiece for your professional setup, or for getting your playing skills off the ground.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Control any DAWEnjoy plug-and-play connectivity and ready-mapped controls with your DAW of choice. KeyLab Essential doesn’t just feature familiar MCU & HUI compatibility; it also has custom scripts for major DAWs meaning next-level integration.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Customize your workflowKeyLab Essential seamlessly adapts to your creative needs; recall your favorite ’liked’ presets from Analog Lab, navigate your custom-made playlists, activate custom User programs for your own control assignments, and more.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

At one with Analog LabTurn Analog Lab into a hardware synth and get hands-on with your sound thanks to KeyLab Essential’s seamlessly mapped controls. Adjust sound parameters, tweak FX, and browse presets without ever needing to touch your computer.

Pro Software Included

useful and intuitiveFrom faithfully recreated acoustic instruments and pianos to a myriad of classic and modern synths sounds, KeyLab Essential 88 mk3 has you covered. KeyLab Essential's focused controls give you quick access to the most useful and intuitive elements of your project and sound without complicating things.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Thousands of synth & keys presetsA library of the finest basses, fattest synths, smoothest orchestral sounds, and more, from vintage to modern, powered by V Collection, Augmented Series, and Pigments.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Music recording softwareRecord, perform, and produce anything with an introduction to one of the best DAWs in the business, including instrument presets, drums, FX, MIDI clips, and more.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

A timeless grand pianoThe epic stage-sized character of a Steinway grand piano, arguably the most iconic piano of all time, sampled in detail to bring your production to life.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Intimate upright pianoEnjoy the cheery, vintage sound of a Century-old upright piano, recorded to deliver charm and intimate character to your mix.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Millions of samples & loopsA 2-month subscription to Loopcloud with millions of hi-def royalty-free samples, from lo-fi drums to vocal one-shots, with 2GB of samples including a welcome pack and a specially-crafted Arturia selection.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Learn with KeyLab Essential mk3Improve your pad & keyboard skills with a subscription to Melodics, offering 40 lessons, tips, and musical hacks that are fun, easy, to suit your style.

Essential, Intuitive, Flexible Controls

get the job doneKeyLab Essential's focused controls give you quick access to the most useful & intuitive elements of your project & sound without complicating things.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

KeybedAs comfortable for performance as it is for studio beat-making, KeyLab Essential’s semi-weighted keybed is smooth & responsive, complemented by the familiar Pitch & Mod wheels and Pedal input for sustain, footswitch, or expression.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

DisplayGet the essential real-time info you need, from parameter values to your current preset, with a clear 2.5” display, complete with contextual buttons that make navigation effortless.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

PadsSwitch between MIDI notes, clip triggering, finger-drumming, or whatever you need them to do. KeyLab Essential’s velocity & pressure-sensitive pads are also RGB colour-coded so you can keep track at all times.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

EncodersGet that real hands-on feeling and interact with crucial controls right where you need them, from track panning to specific instrument parameters, with full rotation encoders.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

FadersControl your track levels, envelope settings, selected parameters on your Arturia instruments, and more with ultra-smooth faders at your fingertips.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

DAW controlsInstantly switch from shaping your synth sounds to piloting your DAW project with KeyLab Essential’s dedicated DAW controls, so you’re in control at all times. The custom integration scripts even ensure that the most crucial controls work perfectly, regardless of the DAW you’re using.

Practice Meets Perfect

stay inspiredKeyLab Essential 88 comes into its own when improvising a solo or keying a dynamic lead progression. If you're simply after fresh inspiration and pitch-perfect play, it has you covered too. The chord, scale and arpeggiator modes mean you can easily enhance your performance, stay in key and trigger vibrant sequences.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Chord playPlay rich, full, powerful chords with a single key by selecting from built-in chord presets, or inputting your own custom chord shapes - perfect for when you need to lay some new ideas down.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Scale modeSet your playing free and never go out of key with KeyLab Essential’s Scale mode, which quickly locks the keybed to one of several built-in scales.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

ArpeggiatorTurn chords or selections of notes into vibrant melodies and rhythmic ideas with a built-in Arpeggiator, complete with Hold function to keep the notes flowing.

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

Split pointProgram a split point to load two different sounds across the keyboard. Combine to your heart’s content and create that perfect performance-ready setup.

Your Eco-Designed MIDI Controller

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

a more sustainable creative futureKeyLab Essential mk3 follows in the concept of the MiniLab 3, the world’s first eco-designed MIDI controller; built to perform better, produce less waste, and reduce our carbon footprint for good.

Arturia worked to continue this trend and apply sustainable practices to the 88 key version, while maintaining the best possible feel, build-quality and durability. This includes sourcing the best recycled-plastic and confecting a 100% recycled packaging in the production of every single product.

A Deeper Connection

Arturia Key Lab Essential 88 Mk3

A new level of DAW integrationShape your sound settings, create custom mappings, launch clips & scenes, and navigate around any project in real-time, all without ever leaving KeyLab Essential’s controls.

You’re in full control thanks to custom DAW scripts for Ableton Live, Logic Pro, FL Studio, Cubase, and Bitwig Studio, with MCU & HUI compatibility and support for other major DAWs.

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Type Keyboard Controller, Black
Number of Keys 88
Type of Keys Semi-weighted, Waterfall Keybed
Velocity Sensitive Yes
Pads 8 x RGB-backlit Velocity/Pressure-sensitve Pads
Other Controllers Pitchbend, Mod Wheel
Encoders/Pots 1 x Clickable Encoder, 9 x Rotary Knobs
Faders 9 x 30mm Faders
Dedicated Transport Control 6 x Transport Switches
Presets 2000 Sounds
Pedal Inputs 1 x 1/4" (sustain)
MIDI I/O Out/USB
USB 1 x USB-C
Computer Connectivity USB
Features 2.5" Twin-line LCD Screen, Multi-mode Arpeggiator, Chord/Scale Modes, Hold Function, Semitone Transpose
Software Analog Lab, Ableton Live Lite, UVI Grand Piano Model D
Format Standalone, VST, AAX, Audio Unit, NKS (64-bit DAWs only)
Hardware Requirements - Mac 4GB RAM, 4-core 3.4GHz or Apple Silicon CPU, OpenGL 2.0 Compatible GPU
Hardware Requirements - PC 4GB RAM, 4-core 3.4GHz CPU, OpenGL 2.0 Compatible GPU
OS Requirements - Mac MacOS 11.0 or later
OS Requirements - PC Windows 10 (64-bit) or later
Power Supply USB Powered
Dimensions Width: 49.59"
Height: 2.48"
Depth: 10.26"
Weight 18.7 lbs.
Specifications
Number Of Keys 88
Connections
  • 1 x MIDI In
  • 1 x MIDI Out
  • 1 x Sustain Pedal
  • 1 x USB
Weighted Keys Semi
Dimensions Width: 49.59" Height: 2.48" Depth: 10.26"
Included Software Analog Lab, Ableton Live Lite, UVI Grand Piano Model D
USB Bus Powered No
Product Weight 8.48 kg
Key Size Full Size Keys
Transport Controls No
Additional Information
Scan Code LN145771
Model Number 231542
GTIN 3760033532042
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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
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DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
24 months
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Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Mk3 - Black
Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Mk3 - Black