Novation LaunchKey Mini MKII 25 Note - Mini Controller Keyboard Ultra-Compact and portable, the Launchkey Mini is the perfect Midi Keyboard for musicians always on the go. Now in its second generation, the New Launchkey Mini has a sleek new look and is now perfectly integrated for an Ableton Live System.
If you're not an Ableton Live User fear not, as Novation's InControl technology will make sure that all the keys and controls will map perfectly to your chosen DAW
Here's what Novation say about the Launchkey Mini MK2:
Launchkey Mini is perfect for sketching out ideas in Ableton Live using its 25-note mini keyboard. Trigger loops and perform expressive drum beats with 16 velocity-sensitive multicoloured pads. Tweak your instruments and effects using the eight knobs. Launchkey Mini will work the moment you plug it into your laptop via USB, or your iPad via Camera Connection Kit. It integrates immediately with Ableton Live or any other major music software and comes with everything you need to start making music, including Ableton Live Lite.
Designed for Ableton Live:
All the controls are laid out intuitively and work immediately.
Create expressive beats:
16 velocity-sensitive multicoloured pads for triggering clips and playing the drums.
Shape your sound:
Tweak your instruments and effects or freely reassign 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 without needing a power cable.
Control all major music software:
Get automatic hands-on control of other DAWS, including FL Studio.
Plug and play:
USB bus-powered and totally class-compliant, so it works straight away without any drivers.
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.
Practice chords, notes and rhythm:
Use Melodics to improve your keyboard skills and hone your pad drumming skills for free
Novation Sound Collective:
Get free or discounted software exclusive to registered Novation users! The Sound Collective offer changes frequently, so make sure you check back to make the most of the free software and plugins that you'll get! Click here for more info.Included Software:
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
What's In The Box:
- Novation Launchkey Mini
- Printed Getting Started Guide
- Safety information sheet
Product Hardware Specifications
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
- Launchkey Mini is class-compliant, so will work with any modern Mac, Windows or Linux PC. For further information see the Novation web site.
- Ableton Live Lite 9 is included
If you already have Ableton Live it must be version 9 or greater to work with Launchkey Mini. We recommend that you update to the latest version as previous versions of Ableton Live do not include the Launchkey Mini integration for InControl. Launchkey Mini will also work as a standard MIDI controller.
Fully USB bus-powered, including iPad
325mm width x 175mm depth x 43mm height