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Impulse is a range of professional USB/MIDI controllers. They each have a precision keyboard and a full control surface powered by a brand new version of Novation’s Automap control software – Automap 4 (which makes getting hands-on with your DAW/plug-ins fast and simple). Impulse also has 8 back-lit drum pads which can warp arpeggios, roll beats and launch clips in Ableton live.



  • Precision semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch
  • Professional control surface gives you full control of your DAW including mixer, transport and plug-in instruments and effects
  • Novations Automap control software makes it fast and simple to assign knobs, faders and buttons to your music software
  • Back-lit drum pads allow you to warp arpeggios and improvise with rhythm patterns they also launch clips in Ableton
  • Large LCD screen displays control information
  • Hardware design is tough and rugged
  • Comes with Ableton Live Lite, Novation%u2019s Bass Station synth software and a Loopmasters sample pack
  • USB powered, with expression and sustain pedal inputs as well as MIDI in and out ports for connecting external MIDI instruments



Product Hardware Specifications

  • •61 note velocity sensitive piano style keyboard with assignable aftertouch
  • •8 multi-colour large backlit velocity sensitive drum pads
  • •8 endless encoders (infinite rotation)
  • •9 sliders
  • •6 dedicated transport controls
  • •Pitch bend and modulation wheels
  • •2 octave / transpose buttons
  • •Custom blue-backlit LCD display
  • •6 function buttons (4 with LED indicators)
  • •4 control switch buttons with LEDs
  • •9 mute / solo buttons plus toggle button
  • •Arpeggiator with tap tempo and roll
  • •USB socket
  • •DC power socket
  • •Sustain pedal 1/4″ jack socket
  • •Expression pedal 1/4″ jack socket
  • •MIDI In and MIDI Out din sockets
  • •Kensington security slot

Software Compatibility

  • •Ableton Live Lite 9 is included
  • •If you already have Ableton Live it must be version 8 or greater to work with Impulse. We recommend that you update to the latest version as previous versions of Ableton Live do not include the Impulse integration. Impulse will also work as a standard MIDI controller.
  • •Automap DAW and plug-in control software
  • •Works with Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton, Cubase, Reason/Record, Sonar and more
  • •Includes editable QWERTY support for hardware controls
  • •A library of mappings for hundreds of plug-ins is available
  • •Automap works with VST and AU plug-ins, as well as RTAS and TDM plug-ins
  • •Automap with Pro-Tools does not include AAX plugin control

Power Requirements

  • •Fully USB bus powered
  • •Power supply not included

Product Dimensions

  • •Impulse 61: 1022mm length x 332mm depth x 100mm height


For more information, please visit the manufacturer's website.