KeyLab Essential 88
KeyLab Essential 88 is a lightweight, space-saving 88-note controller keyboard with Arturia’s Analog Lab virtual instrument included. Express your musical ideas, take command of your studio, and perform like you’ve always dreamed. Feel the Power 8 pads, 9 rotaries, 9 faders, and an expressive keyboard with velocity and aftertouch. Every aspect of KeyLab Essential has been carefully chosen to give you the best possible experience when creating and performing.
From the responsive keys to the intelligently assigned knobs and faders, you’ll feel like everything you touch turns to gold. KeyLab Essential makes navigating inside your recording software a breeze thanks to the dedicated DAW Command Center, and makes browsing your presets an exciting and inspiring experience. The keys are full piano-sized, designed to have a light action to avoid fatigue on your fingers and wrists.
USB, MIDI Out, and sustain input allows for all the connectivity you’ve ever wanted. Take Control KeyLab Essential is packed with clever controls that help you make swift work of everyday tasks within your recording software. Play your track, jog forwards and back, save, toggle your metronome and loop, record, and punch in on the fly. This functionality keeps your hands on the controller and your mind in the music. As well as offering ultimate control over Analog Lab, KeyLab Essential is a universal MIDI controller, meaning you can use it with any third-party instruments or software. If you’re just starting out on your musical journey, don’t worry, KeyLab Essential also comes with Ableton Live Lite so you can start recording, editing, and releasing your music with one of the most popular music platforms on the planet.