Novation Launchkey 49 MK3 Keyboard Controller
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Launchkey [MK3] - Introduction // Novation
Launchkey [MK3] - Performance // Novation
Launchkey [MK3] - Behind The Scenes // Novation
Launchkey [MK3] - Scale Mode // Novation
The Novation Launchkey 49 MK3 is an innovative MIDI keyboard controller optimized for Ableton Live that puts musical inspiration at your fingertips. Whether you're an aspiring producer, DJ, or keyboardist, the Launchkey 49 MK3 provides an intuitive interface to compose, perform, and refine your tracks. At the heart of this versatile controller are 49 velocity-sensitive keys, 16 RGB backlit velocity-sensitive pads, and eight rotary knobs that provide hands-on control of your software and external gear.
Eight Scale Modes Guide You to New Musical Possibilities
The Launchkey 49 MK3's Scale modes transpose the keys and pads to notes in your chosen scale. Simply select a root note and scale, and the Launchkey will map the keys and pads to the notes in that scale. This innovative feature makes it easy to experiment with new melodies, basslines, and harmonies without hitting a wrong note.
Three Chord Modes Let You Trigger Full Chords With One Finger
The Launchkey 49 MK3's Chord modes turn the keys and pads into an interactive chord pad. In the Fixed Chord mode, each key triggers a specific chord. In the Scale Chord mode, the chords follow the scale you've selected. The User Chord mode lets you assign your own chords to each key. With the Chord modes, you can play rich, complex chords with just one finger.
A Powerful Arpeggiator Fuels Your Creativity
The Launchkey 49 MK3's arpeggiator generates melodic patterns from the notes you play. Select the octave range, rhythm, and pattern to create mesmerizing arpeggios, synth sequences, and basslines. The Mutate function randomly reconstructs your playing into new patterns—an easy way to find new ideas. Use the arpeggiator standalone or alongside Ableton Live for unlimited inspiration.
Full Integration With Ableton Live and Other Top DAWs
The Launchkey 49 MK3 provides seamless integration with Ableton Live, including one-touch access to Capture MIDI, track arm, quantize, click, and loop controls. It also fully supports Logic Pro, Reason, Studio One, Cubase, and Pro Tools. With its standalone features and compatibility with all major DAWs, the Launchkey 49 MK3 is a versatile MIDI controller for any producer or performer.
- Number of keys: 49
- Action: Synth
- Velocity sensitive: Yes
- MIDI I/O: Out
- USB: Yes
- iOS compatibility: Yes
- Drum pads: Yes
- Pitch bend/Modulation: Both
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