Novation LaunchKey 49 MK2 - 49 Key Keyboard Controller with 16 Launch Pads
The Novation Launchkey 49 MK2 is a USB keyboard controller for Ableton Live, with 16 velocity-sensitive RGB pads, 8 knobs, dedicated navigation and control buttons, and software for Mac and PC, including Ableton Live Lite.
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 colour RGB LEDs mean they'll match the colour 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.
Launchkey 49 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 bus-powered via USB.
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.
Novation LaunchKey 49 MK2 Features:
Designed for Ableton Live
All controls work immediately and can be freely reassigned.
See Your Session
Full colour RGB pads match the colour 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 49-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 without needing a power cable.
Control All Major Music Software
Get automatic hands-on control of other DAWs using InControl.
Plug In and Play
Fully USB bus-powered and class compliant, 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.
Novation LaunchKey 49 Specifications:
- 49 note velocity sensitive synth style keyboard
- 16 full-colour RGB backlit velocity sensitive drum pads
- 8 knobs
- 9 sliders (49 & 61 note) 1 slider (25 note)
- 6 dedicated transport controls
- Pitch bend and modulation wheels
- 2 octave / transpose buttons
- 7 segment 3 character LED display
- 2 Track / MIDI Channel buttons
- 8 mute / solo buttons plus toggle button (49 & 61 note)
- 3 InControl buttons (49 & 61 note) 2 InControl buttons (25 note)
- 2 full-colour RGB backlit round buttons
- USB socket
- DC power socket
- Sustain pedal 1/4” jack socket
- Kensington security slot