Novation Impulse 49

USB MIDI Keyboard

  • 49 Keys
  • Semi-weighted action with aftertouch
  • Full DAW and plug-in control
  • 8x Backlit drum pads for designing arpeggios, rolling beats and launching clips
  • 9x 55 mm Faders
  • 9 Mute / Solo buttons
  • 8 Encoders
  • 6 Transport controls
  • Pitch- and modulation wheel
  • 2 Octave / Transpose buttons
  • LCD display
  • USB connector
  • Expression- and sustain pedal connectors
  • MIDI I/O
  • Automap control software
  • Dimensions: 846 x 332 x 100 mm
  • Weight: 5 kg
  • Incl. Xcite+ Software Pack, Ableton Live Lite

Further Information

Aftertouch Yes
Split Zones 0
Layer function No
Pitch Bend / Modulation Yes
Rotary Encoder 8
Fader 9
Pads 8
Display Yes
MIDI Interface 1x In, 1x Out
Sustain Pedal Connection Yes
USB-port Yes
Mains Operation No
Battery Operation No
Bus-Powered Yes

Come up with your own creative bundle and save

If you order this product together with others as part of a bundle, you can save up to 3 % additionally!
Novation Impulse 49 + the sssnake PMK01BK +
7 more
Configure bundle now
starting from £209

These are other customers' choices:

Customers who looked at this item have bought these:

Novation Impulse 49
37% bought this exact product
Novation Impulse 49
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
£209 Add to Basket
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S49 MK2
8% bought Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S49 MK2 £459
Arturia KeyLab Essential 49
7% bought Arturia KeyLab Essential 49 £179
AKAI Professional MPK 249
6% bought AKAI Professional MPK 249 £295
Novation Launchkey 49 MK3
6% bought Novation Launchkey 49 MK3 £205
Our most popular Master Keyboards (up to 49 Keys)
181 Customer Ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.5 /5
  • handling
  • features
  • quality
Total
handling
features
quality
All round excellence!
Prateek, 10.06.2020
Used with Logic Pro X 10.4.8

Pros:
- Easy to use with smooth faders and rotary dials and great feeling keys.
- Auto-map feature is really diverse, works on all major DAWs.
- Its faders can also be used as a control surface for Pro Tools using Auto-map. (NOT as a replacement for Avid's dedicated control surfaces for example Avid S1)
- All features are similar to the 61 key version

Cons:
- The compact size may result in lower stability on a keyboard stand (in my case Millenium KS-1001). Can be solved using an extension handle on the keyboard stand.
- For some VSTs, 61 key version would be easier to use. (This is more of a luxury than a necessity.)

Overall it's a good balance between premium features and affordable pricing.
Easy to use and has a great feel.
Packed with almost all possible features that one might need for a bedroom project music production setup. For everything else, there's always your mouse ;)
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
handling
features
quality
My first decent controller keyboard
Dreamsloft, 19.02.2020
I needed a controller keyboard that would give me more control over my software synths and after reading reviews I decided to go with this one.

I use this soul in the studio and I have really enjoyed the functionality. The arpeggiator is useful as is the roll function on the 8 drum pads. Very intuitively laid out and I would recommend this to beginners.

The only negative I can give this product is for the included mapping software. DO NOT USE IT! Automap attempts to allow control over your plugins with the rotary controllers on the keyboard and it’s definitely given me the biggest headache ever. However, if you’re looking to waste an afternoon trying to get it to work - be my guest! 😊
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
handling
features
quality
Excellent Aftertouch with Arpeggiator
FC Music , 22.07.2020
Cotrols bot Ableton and Cubase in my setup with all transport, faders + customisable features.
Aftertouch works well with my DeepMind 12.
Sturdy, nice semi-weighted keys. I purchased this nearly a year ago and it still looks new.
Serious alternative to the newer Launchkey Mk 3 with better keybed and aftertouch.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
handling
features
quality
Great Synth with unique features
Conor L., 26.08.2013
I was very impressed with the build quality overall. It was reassuringly well protected in the box during shipping. The keys play very nicely for the price range.

The drum pad feature is where this synth shines. It allows you to make very cool arpeggios with very little effort. obviously it makes for a very useful drum pad as well, allowing you to make some very interesting loops on the fly.

the ableton trial and novation software is a plus, and there are plenty of sounds available to play around with.

overall its a solid synth for beginners to intermediate level. the extra drum pad features are a big plus and a lot of fun. In my view, it certainly gives the Novation the edge against other synths in the same price range.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
£209
Free shipping incl. VAT
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-30
FAX: +49-9546-922328
Online Guides
Controller Keyboards
Controller Keyboards
At the simplest level, a controller keyboard, also commonly known as a "master" keyboard.
Online Guides
Controllers
Controllers
These days, musicians are experiencing the increasing complexity of their instruments and devices at first hand - regain some of the control you've lost!
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
Offers include VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
(1)
Recently Viewed
DSM & Humboldt Simplifier Amp/Cab Simulator

DSM & Humboldt Simplifier Amp/Cab Simulator; Effects Pedal for Electric Guitar; Pre-Amp, Power-Amp and Cab-Simulator; Fully Analogue Pre-Amp with 3 Classic Voicings: AC-Brit (British Class A 2x12" Combo), American (American Blackface Combo)& MS Brit (British Stack); Zero Watt Stereo Power...

Recently Viewed
Swissonic Webcam 2 Full-HD AF

Swissonic Webcam 2 Full-HD AF; USB business webcam with auto focus for videoconferencing and video streaming; built-in stereo microphone; plug & play without setup; compatible with Mac OS and Windows; multi-functional mount for standing operation or easy mounting on the...

Recently Viewed
Sennheiser HD 560S

Over-Ear Headphones Circumaural, Single-cable configuration, Lightweight design, Velour earpads, Open design, Max. SPL (sound pressure level): 110 dB (1 kHz, 1V), Impedance: 120 Ohm, Frequency response: 6-38,000 Hz, Total harmonic distortion (THD) at 1 kHz

(2)
Recently Viewed
Behringer 182 Sequencer

Behringer 182 Sequencer; Eurorack Module; Analog Sequencer; two channels with 8 Steps each; channels can be used in series for 16 Steps; number of steps selectable from 1-8 Steps; Start/Stop switch; manual controls for Tempo, Gate time and Delay (Portamento);...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Native Instruments Komplete 13

Plugin Collection Consists of over 65 software instruments, software effects and 24 expansions, Over 35,000 sounds, Includes i.a. Guitar Rig 6 Pro, Super 8, Electric Sunburst, Butch Vig Drums, Cuba, Massive X, Kontakt 6, Session Strings 2, Absynth 5,...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Strymon Nightsky Reverb

Strymon Nightsky Reverb; Effects Pedal; Three selectable reverb types, Mod and Tone sections; Voice section, adjustable Shimmer, Glimmer, Morph & Pre or Post Drive functions; adjustable Reverb core size, independent Reverb and Dry level controls; 8-step sequencer for program rhythmic...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Harley Benton SC-Special TV Yellow

Harley Benton SC-Special TV Yellow, Vintage Series, Single Cut Electric Guitar; a.k.a. "the dirty mustard sc"; Body: Mahogany; Neck: Mahogany; Fingerboard: Amaranth; Neck Mount: Set; Neck Shape: C; Inlays: Dot; 22 Medium Jumbo Frets; Nut: Graphite; Nut Width: 43 mm...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Shure BLX24/SM58BK S8

Shure BLX24/SM58 S8, Thomann exclusive Edition, SM Vocal Series, UHF Wireless-System with SM58 handheld transmitter, up to 7 Systems parallel, Pilottone, antenna-Diversity, Quick-Scan to find free frequencies, dynamic SM58 capsule, 50 - 15.000 Hz, cardioid, receiver with plastic housing, internal...

Recently Viewed
Warm Audio WA-87 R2B

Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Directional characteristic: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-8, WA-87-B-50V capsule - Reproduction of the classic K87 capsule, Gold-sputtered 6 µm NOS Mylar diaphragm, 100% with discrete circuitry with an NOS Fairchild transistor, WIMA/Nichicon capacitors, Cinemag USA output transformer, Lo...

Recently Viewed
Mutable Instruments Veils (2020)

Mutable Instruments Veils (2020); Eurorack module; 4-channel VCA; response curve adjustable from exponential to linear for each channel; CV offset control for each channel; outputs are daisy-chained to output 4 for use as a mixer; DC-coupled inputs work for audio...

Recently Viewed
Wampler Belle Overdrive

Wampler Belle Overdrive; Effects Pedal for Electric Guitar; The Belle circuit is based on a firm favourite Overdrive Pedal in Nashville and Brian Wampler’s unique take delivers everything you would expect; from a warm clean boost at low Gain levels...

Recently Viewed
Mooer AP10 Air Plug Wireless System

Digital Wireless System For guitar, bass, and acoustic instruments with Piezo pickups, 4 Switchable channels allow parallel use of up to 4 systems, Integrated, rechargeable lithium battery, Range of up to 15 m, Less than 5 ms latency, Frequency...

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.