Novation Launchkey Mini MK2 USB Keyboard
Novation Launchkey Mini MK2 , 25 Keys , Not weighted , 16 pads , 8 Knobs
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The Launchkey mini is made for people who need to get great ideas down fast no matter where you are, especially if you work with Ableton. Plug in via USB and the launchkeys 16 velocity- sensitive pads and 8 assignable knobs come alive, giving you hands on capability and full control over your Mix. The fun isn’t only for Ableton with Novations incontrol software you can take charge of all other major music software.
25 mini keys, this synth-style keyboard is lightweight and made with moving around on stage or in the studio in mind.
Knobs and Buttons
In a modern music studio doing it all is not uncommon and doing it quickly is preferred. Launchkey has everything you need to make music including 8 assignable knobs that you can assign to synth parameters, volume faders or even send and return. For those using Ableton you get instant blue hand access and can use your 8 knobs in any of the instrument or audio effect racks you build. There is also transport control so no more digging for a mouse or breaking the musician flow. You can also use the 16 RGB for drums, sample slices or for special duties inside your DAW.
Playing with Ableton
The Launchkey was designed from the ground up to give you full control over Ableton Live. It becomes apparent straight away when you move knobs and faders and things start moving around in your Ableton Session immediately. Using the RGB pads means you can visually see what is happening in your session matrix or use them as drum pads with instant visual feedback.
Launchkey also works with other DAWs and you can have the same mixer with faders setup, pads for drums or sample slices and encoders to control key parameters of your favourite virtual instruments. You just have to engage INCONTROL and away you go.
Portability and connections
The Launchkey is USB powered so you can take it anywhere your laptop goes. Its lightweight at only 1.09kg so great for gigs or even moving around the studio.
Make Music Immediately:
Includes Ableton Live Lite, one of four XLN Audio Addictive Keys instruments, Novation Bass Station and V Station virtual instruments and over 4GB of Loopmasters samples.
Ableton Live Lite
The Software of choice for many of todays top producers. From using the game changing session view to build up an arrangement or bang out a live set to using the more traditional one page arrangement view. Ableton Live lite covers the spectrum in modern Digital music creation. Use the infamous Ableton Drum, Instrument, and Effect Racks to take your productions to a new level. Make sure to check out the incredible native studio effects including EQ, compression, reverb, delay, chorus, filter and more or simply use any of your own 3rd party VST and AU instruments and effects. Ableton Live lite is the perfect kick-start or taster for those who want to see what all the Ableton live fuss is about.
4gb of samples from Loopmasters
Loopmasters is one of the best and biggest sample pack companies in the industry. They have been around for over a decade and helped shape the way modern music is made today. With some of the worlds best producers working for them, Loopmasters have released some of the most original and usable packs. Whether used for inspiration or simplicity you can be sure your samples will be of high quality.
The original was launched in 1993 and is considered by many as an absolute, now you get to have those classic analogue sounds inside your DAW. Novation have nailed the monophonic, dual-oscillator analogue synthesiser. From booming basses to legendary leads the Bass Station can certainly look after your classic sounds but also thanks to the digital age you can take this synth into new dimensions.
The V-Station is a polyphonic soft synth that has 3 oscillators and whole suite of on-board FX. So simple to program but capable of huge array of sounds including simple bread and butter synth sounds to out of this world audio patches..
Melodics is an innovative learning app for your desktop that takes mastering your Novation Launchkey Mini MK2 to a whole new level.
We’ve teamed up with Melodics to bring Launchkey Mini users a very special offer, including free lessons and huge discounts on Melodics subscriptions.
Find out more here
Sound Collective - Helping you find your new sound
Music making is all about the journey, and we’re always looking for new ways to inspire you along the way. That’s why we’ve created the Sound Collective. Receive free versions of the most innovative software instruments and creative FX from developers we admire, as well as discounts to help you make the most of third-party software, exclusive to Novation customers. All you have to do is register your Novation gear, and one offer will be featured in your Novation account every couple of months. Click here for more info.
Enjoy Two Years of Warranty
Wherever you happen to be in the world, you can rely on a two-year warranty if any Novation hardware needs repairing or replacing due to a manufacturing fault. Novation will send you replacement gear in the UK and the US, and they'll cover the shipping costs both ways. In the UK, they'll send you a replacement before you return your hardware to them.
• Play Loops and Create Expressive Beats: Trigger clips and play drums using 16 velocity-sensitive multi-coloured pads.
• Shape Your Sound: Tweak your instruments and effects or freely re-assign using eight high-quality knobs.
• Easily Produce and Perform: 25-note velocity-sensitive mini keyboard, with fast synth-style action
• Take it Anywhere: Compact and tough enough to throw in your bag. No power cable needed.
• Control All Major Music Software: Get automatic hands-on control of other DAWs, including FL Studio.
• Plug In and Play: USB bus-powered and totally class-compliant, so it works straight away without any drivers.
• Make Music Immediately: Includes Ableton Live Lite, Novation Bass Station and V Station virtual instruments plus 1 GB of Loopmasters samples.
• 25 note velocity sensitive mini-key keyboard
• 16 multi-colour backlit velocity sensitive drum pads
• 8 knobs
• 2 octave buttons
• 2 track buttons
• 2 navigation buttons
• InControl button
• 2 multi-colour backlit round buttons
• Micro USB socket
• Kensington security slot
What's In The Box
• Novation Launchkey Mini
• USB cable
• Printed Getting Started Guide
• Safety information sheet
• Access to the Sound Collective
• Ableton Live Lite
• 4 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples
• One of four XLN Audio Addictive Keys instruments
• Novation Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser
• Novation V Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser
• Free Melodics lessons
|Number Of Keys||25|
|Connections||1 x USB|
|Dimensions||325 x 43 x 175mm (WxHxD)|
|Included Software||Ableton Live Lite, V-Station, BAss Station, XLN Audio Addictive Keys, 4GB Loopmasters Content, Free Melodics Lesson|
|USB Bus Powered||Yes|
|Product Weight||0.82 kg|
|Key Size||Mini Keys|
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