Novation Launchkey MK3 61-Key Controller
No matter your genre or level of experience, Launchkey 61 gives you everything you need to create intuitively and expressively with Ableton Live. Launchkey 61 features a synth action keybed, velocity sensitive pads, essential transport controls, and nine 45mm faders.
Launchkey 61 also comes with a host of creative features that help take your ideas to the next level: Stay in key with Scale and Chord modes or find new melodic ideas with the arpeggiator and mutate your ideas into new forms.
- Designed for Ableton Live – plus full integration with Logic and Reason and out-of-the-box functionality with other
- Create and play with feeling – velocity-sensitive keyboard and 16 velocity-sensitive pads for expressive and dynamic performances
- Shape your sound – tweak instruments and effects to perfection using eight rotary encoders and nine 45mm faders
- Control anything MIDI – five-pin MIDI output works with any MIDI-compatible device
- Includes Ableton Live Lite
Ableton Live integration
Launchkey gives you unrivalled access to Ableton Live’s functions, including Capture MIDI, track arm, quantise, click and loop controls. Not using Ableton Live? No problem, Launchkey also has full integration with Logic, Cubase and Reason, plus out of the box functionality with other DAWs including Studio One and Pro Tools, via HUI.
Expand your musical vocabulary
Inspirational features include Scale Mode, Chord Modes and a powerful arpeggiator, which together extend your musical capabilities and let you create in new ways. Scale Mode transposes keys and pads played to notes in the scale selected; three chord modes let you trigger complex chords with one finger, while the powerful arpeggiator gets melodies moving, fast. Strum Mode, introduced with firmware v1.1, lets you strum chords, for even more playing potential.
Launchkey works standalone, so it’s the perfect controller for any music-making setup, with or without a computer. The Scale and Chord Modes, arpeggiator and Custom Modes can all be used to control an all-hardware studio or live rig.
Custom Modes: control anything
The full-size five-pin MIDI output, works with any MIDI-compatible device. Use Novation Components to configure four Custom Modes, which map Launchkey’s knobs, faders and pads to software and hardware features.
Ableton Live Lite – The renowned electronic music creation software, with seamless Launchkey integration. With effects, instruments, sounds and all kinds of creative features included – everything you need to make any kind of music.
XLN Audio Addictive Keys – Add great sounding piano to your tracks with the Studio Grand, based on the iconic Steinway® Model D. Plug in and play; you’ll be instantly transported to a professional recording studio set up to capture this beautiful
AAS Session Bundle – Essential sounds for your tracks: Lounge Lizard’s authentic classic electric piano tones; Strum Session’s acoustic and electric guitar sounds; Ultra Analog Session’s easy-to-use, huge synth sounds.
Spitfire Audio LABS Expressive Strings – Exclusive to Launchkey: get immediately expressive and realistic strings sounds. Control release, delay and reverb or fade in experimental warped layers to add colour to your tracks and scores.
Klevgrand R0Verb – A hybrid between a simple reverb and a very complex delay in an easy-to-use plug-in. Design your own reverbs and put your sounds in their own unique space.
Klevgrand DAW Cassette – Bring your sound back to the golden age of cassette tapes, with an accurate recreation of saturation, distortion, noise and wobble.