Most musicians need three things from a controller keyboard: powerful DAW control, software instrument integration and efficient navigation of presets. KeyLab Essential is Arturia’s new generation of controller keyboards that satisfy all of these requirements in an elegant, thoughtful design.
KeyLab Essential includes a full function DAW control area and a central screen section that allows instant access to the 5000+ included Analog Lab 2 presets. All the knobs, sliders and pads you will need are available at your fingertips and 8 mappings assignations can be selected in an instant.
KeyLab Essential functions beautifully as the hub of any music-making environment. Featuring a full-sized, synth-action key-bed, its light weight is a true technical achievement given its sturdy feel and roadworthiness.
KeyLab Essential range brings outstanding value for money. With Ableton Live Lite, UVI Grand Piano Model D and Arturia’s award winning Analog Lab 2, KeyLab Essential is a controller of choice in project studios around the world. Whether you’re after a workhorse to control your studio, or just a quality hybrid keyboard providing instant gratification, KeyLab Essential is the right tool for every demanding musician.
- Includes Analog Lab software with 5000 synth sounds
- Includes Ableton Live Lite
- Includes UVI Grand Piano model D
- 61 keys with velocity
- Controllers: 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
- MIDI out, USB, Sustain pedal
- Functions as a universal MIDI controller
- Twin-line LCD screen
- MCU/HUI control compatibility
Perfect Analog Lab 2 integration
- Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls.
- Standalone or plug-in operation: VST, VST3, AU, AAX.
- 5,000 TAE sounds from Arturia’s V Collection
- Ableton Live 9 Lite – record, layer, and edit your sounds to create a finished song
- UVI Grand Piano Model D – Sample-based software recreation of Steinway classic
- Compatible with all major Digital Audio Workstation: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, FL Studio, Bitwig, Cubase, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Studio One