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Arturia Keylab Essential 61

Original price £249.00
Current price £209.00

Building on the success of their Keylab range of keyboards, Arturia return with the more affordable 'Essential' version of the controller, available with either 49 or 61 velocity sensitive keys. The included eight RGB backlit performance pads are perfect for triggering samples and if you're looking to add automation into your music the nine faders and nine rotaries should be more than enough to get you on your way. The controllers DAW mappings setting makes it easy to map to your favourite DAW. Included withe the Keylab Essential is Arturia's Analog Lab 2 software which features more than 5000 sounds taken from Arturia's many virtual instruments. You will also get a copy of Ableton Live Lite and UVI Grand Piano bundled with the controller.


  • 61 note velocity sensitive keyboard with pitch bend & modulation wheels
  • Comprehensive music software bundle included, with Analog Lab for 5000+ playable vintage synth and keyboard sounds.
  • 8 RGB back-lit, multi-purpose performance pads, 9 faders & rotary encoders
  • MCU / HUI comprehensive DAW integration
  • DAW Command Center & transport section
  • 6 fully-customizable user memories, Twin-line LCD Screen with backlit illumination
  • “Chord play” mode
  • Optional sustain pedal and DC power supply compatibility
  • Class-compliant USB, enabling use with iOS and Android devices

Specifications

  • Software Specifications
    • Includes Analog Lab software with 5000 synth sounds
    • Includes Ableton Live Lite
    • Includes UVI Grand Piano Model D
  • Hardware Specifications
    • 61 velocity-sensitive keys
    • Controls:
      • 1 clickable encoder
      • 9 encoders
      • 9 30mm faders
      • 6 transport switches
      • 4 command switches
      • 1 modulation wheel
      • 1 pitch bend wheel
      • 8 touch and pressure-sensitive pads
    • Connectivity:
      • MIDI out
      • USB
      • Sustain pedal
    • Functions as a universal MIDI controller
    • Twin-line LCD screen
    • MCU/HUI control compatibility
    • Chord play mode
  • Perfect Analog Lab 2 Integration
    • Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls
    • Standalone or plug-in operation:
      • VST
      • VST3
      • AU
      • AAX
    • Over 5000 TAE powered preset sounds from Arturia's award-winning V Collection
  • Ableton Live 9 Lite
    • Record, layer, and edit your sounds
  • UVI Grand Piano Model D
    • Sample-based software recreation of the classic Steinway grand piano
  • Compatible With All Major DAWs
    • Pro Tools
    • Logic Pro X
    • Fl Studio
    • Bitwig
    • Cubase
    • Ableton Live
    • Digital Performer
    • Studio One