Novation Launchkey 61 MK3
The Novation Launchkey brings you the latest MK3 edition of the renowned MIDI keyboard. An intuitive controller, Launchkey 61 MK3 is a fully integrated 61-Key controller that works seamlessly with Ableton Live and your external equipment. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced producer, the Launchkey 61 gives you everything you need to make music like never before. Boasting a number of musical creation features that can all be used standalone, the Launchkey removes any barriers to your creativity.
Ableton Live Integration
Known for its integration with Live, the Launchkey 61 MK3 gives you complete access to Ableton functions including; Capture MIDI, track arm, quantise, click, and loop controls. But if you’re not using Live, you’ll be glad to hear that the Launchkey 61 MK3 also offers complete integration with both Logic and Reason. As well as out of the box functionality with DAWs including Studio One, Cubase, and Pro Tools via HUI. Then, if you decide to switch to another DAW, the Launchkey 61 MK3 will always be compatible thanks to its general MIDI capabilities.
Scale Mode, Chord Modes, and Powerful Arpeggiator
Launchkey 61 MK3 features a number of inspirational features including Scale Mode, Chord Modes, and a powerful Arpeggiator. Scale Mode transposes keys and pads played to notes in the scale selected; chord mode lets you trigger complex chords with a single finger; while the powerful arpeggiator lets you explore new melodies quicker than ever. There’s also a mutate function that reconstructs your patterns into exciting new sounds.
Another great addition to the Launchkey 61 MK3 is the ability to program custom modes. Using the Novation Components browser-based tool, you can really customize the behaviour of your Launchkey. Giving you complete control over assigning your knobs, MIDI routing, pad colours, and so much more.
On top of that, the Launchkey 61 MK3 has a full-size five-pin MIDI DIN output. Giving you the ability to easily connect to your realm of MIDI devices. Now not only does the Launchkey 61 MK3 have standalone potential, but you can also use it as the centrepiece to your live or studio setup.
The Launchkey 61 has always been a flexible controller, but Novation has taken the MK3 to the next level. Boasting large and improved velocity-sensitive pads, you’ll have even greater control over your dynamics. While eight fixed rotary knobs let you take complete control over your sound. You can’t go past the seamless integration with Ableton Live either. With a dedicated button for activating Capture MIDI, plus track arm, quantise, click, and loop controls.
Above all, whether you’re just getting started or you’re well versed in music production, the Launchkey 61 MK3 is sure to take your production to the next level. You’ll also find a range of included software including Ableton Live 10 Lite; Serato Sample LE; Spitfire Audio LABS Expressive Strings; XLN Audio Addictive Keys; Klevgrand R0Verb and DAW Cassette, AAS Session Bundle; as well as a two-month Splice Sounds membership and the Novation Sound Collective. So you’ll have a massive array of sounds to get you started.