Arturia KeyLab Essential 61

USB Midi Keyboard

  • 61 Velocity-sensitive keys
  • 8 Velocity-sensitive pads with aftertouch
  • A clickable encoder
  • 9 Rotating control knobs
  • 9 Faders
  • 13 Buttons
  • Transport section with 4 function buttons
  • LCD display
  • Pitch bend and modulation wheel
  • Chord Play mode
  • Mackie/HUI control compatible
  • Connections: USB, MIDI output, hold pedal input, input for optional power supply unit (not included)
  • USB class compliant
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 882 x 76 x 248 mm
  • Weight: 3.3 kg
  • Including Arturia Analog Lab 3 software, Ableton Live Lite license and UVI Grand Piano licence

Note: Requires internet connection for authorisation

Further Information

Aftertouch No
Split Zones 0
Layer function No
Pitch Bend / Modulation Yes
Rotary Encoder 9
Fader (Amount) 9
Pads 8
Display Yes
MIDI interface 1x Out
Pedal input Yes
USB-port Yes
Mains Operation Yes
Battery Operation No
Bus-Powered Yes
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Best budget Midi Keyboard on the market

Dillon, 26.03.2018
Was really happy with this keyboards integration with my DAW and with the included Analog lab software. Was looking for something to replace my axiom 49 and much prefer the keys on this. 10/10
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The top, really!

Ropperlimp, 21.03.2018
Well, already the price and services Thomann are not to brag but still! The shipment was done very quickly and with great professionalism.

After, concerning the material, here too the quality is at the rendezvous. The manufacture at Arturia is a marvel. We feel that the keyboard is very good bill; whether very responsive pads or unlimited potentiometers are well done. Everything is optimized to make use and connection with your DAW optimal.

The version of Ableton Live Lite provided with will be able to "troubleshoot" those who start but if you expect from your DAW an unlimited experience, this version will be a bit fair.
But Analog Lab is a real mine of virtual instruments that can test many styles before wanting to move on.

In short, a thoughtful purchase that meets all my expectations. If you were like me, a little limited with a keyboard "beginner" (I had the Akai Mpk mini II), do not hesitate! This keyboard is really great!
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