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Novation Launchkey (MK2) is the quickest and easiest way to produce and perform electronic music using Ableton Live. Just plug in via USB and the keys, knobs, and velocity-sensitive RGB pads give you immediate hands-on control of your session view, instruments, effects and mixer.
Launch clips, control FX, play beats, and much more using 16 pads laid out in two rows of eight, to match your Ableton Live session view; one row to launch clips, and one row to stop them. Full color RGB LEDs mean they’ll match the color of your clips too, while velocity-sensitivity lets you really put some feeling into your beats.
Launchkey is designed to let you shape your sound however you like, using eight rock solid rotary knobs for tweaking your instruments and effects. If you need even more control of your mixer the Novation Launchkey 49 and 61 also include nine dedicated faders.
The 25-note synth-style keyboard is lightweight, fast and very easy to play, but also velocity-sensitive so you can create truly expressive performances.
Designed for Ableton Live
All controls work immediately and can be freely reassigned.
See Your Session
Full color RGB pads match the color of your clips.
Create Expressive Beats
All 16 pads are velocity-sensitive for creating dynamic drum beats.
Shape Your Sound
Tweak your instruments and effects using eight rock solid knobs.
Create Expressive Performances
The 25-note velocity-sensitive synth-style keyboard is lightweight, fast, and very easy to play.
Take It Anywhere
Compact and tough enough to throw in your bag.
Control All Major Music Software
Get automatic hands-on control of other DAWs using InControl.
Plug In and Play
Class compliant and USB bus-powered on Mac or PC, so it works without drivers or a power cable.
Make Music Immediately
Includes Ableton Live Lite, Novation Bass Station and V Station virtual instruments and over 1GB of Loopmasters samples.
All the controls integrate seamlessly and immediately with Ableton Live, and can be reassigned to anything. Of course, if you do not use Ableton, it will map to other major music software using InControl.
Launchkey 25 is compact and tough enough to throw in your bag, so you can take it anywhere. It will work the moment you plug it into your laptop and you won’t need any drivers or power cables, because it’s class compliant and USB bus-powered on Mac or PC.
Launchkey comes with absolutely everything you need to start making music: Ableton Live Lite, Novation Bass Station and V-Station virtual instruments, plus a comprehensive 1GB collection of production-ready samples from world-leading sample store Loopmasters
THE LAUNCJKEY SOFTWARE:
Launchkey comes with the Launchkey app and the Launchpad app for iPad as well as the Novation V-Station and Bass Station synth plug-ins for Mac and PC.
Ableton Live Lite
Music production software used by countless top artists to produce and perform their music. V-Station and Bass Station can be opened and played within Ableton as plug-in synthesizers.
Novation V-Station synth
V-Station is one of Novation’s powerful analogue-modelling synth engines in software form. V-Station is a plug-in (VST/AU/RTAS) so you can open it within your music software and get hands-on control with Launchkey hardware.
Novation Bass Station synth
The classic Bass Station analogue mono-synth first appeared in 1994 and has found its way onto countless records. Launchkey comes with a plug-in version of the synth which can be opened within your DAW and played / tweaked with the hardware controls.
Loopmasters sample pack
Launchkey comes with over one gigabyte of samples from Loopmasters; everything you need to start creating and performing music straight away – including artist packs, drum samples and sound FX.
Launchkey app includes 60 exciting synth sounds for you to use straight away in your performances and productions. Launchkey app gives you a fast and fun way to play with sound. Change each sound instantly using the interactive and hands on graphics to take your music to new dimensions. Just play a note and start moving things!
The Novation Launchpad is an app for iPad that enables you to make beats and music instantly. It’s packed full of high quality loops and sounds that can be combined in the multi-colour 8×6 Launchpad grid to make and remix music. The built-in time stretching always keeps you locked in to the beat, so your loops don’t go out of time.
Eight volume sliders allow quick volume changes and FX modes offer DJ effects such as beat-repeaters and synced filter effects, creating interesting ways to remix your music and make your performance unique. The app follows some of the key features from the amazing ‘Launchpad’ hardware, now used by many of the worlds famous DJs and performers.
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7
iOS 8, iOS 7 – Camera Connection Kit or Lightning to USB Camera Adapter required (not included). Power supply required for use with iOS devices (not included)
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