Novation LaunchPad X USB MIDI Grid Controller
Launchpad X is the essential 64-pad MIDI grid controller for Ableton Live and Logic Pro. It gives you everything you need to make music – launch, play, and perform your sounds with the large, velocity-sensitive RGB pads and mixer controls.
Spend less time clicking a mouse and more time making and performing music; Launchpad X puts everything you need to get creative right at your fingertips. Assign essential DAW shortcuts to the grid, get creative with dynamic Note and Scale modes, and never miss an idea with one-press Capture MIDI control for Ableton Live.
- 64 velocity-sensitive RGB pads – see and control your Ableton Live Session View and play instruments expressively
- Trigger Live Loops in Logic Pro – use cells to sketch out arrangement ideas, fast, and record your performances
- Four Custom Modes – use components to customize mappings and control anything MIDI easily from Launchpad X.
- Dynamic Note and Scale modes – play perfectly in-key bass-lines, melodies, chords and leads
- Includes Ableton Live Lite
The essential Live controller
Everything about making tracks in Ableton Live is made easier with Launchpad X’s quick, hands-on clip and scene launching and our most playable grid to date. Play your instruments and devices expressively with the 64 velocity- and pressure-sensitive RGB pads, then never lose an idea with one-press Capture MIDI control. Launchpad X belongs on the desk of every Ableton Live music maker.
Launchpad X gives you everything you need right at your fingertips so you can spend less time clicking a mouse and more time making music. Never worry about being out of key – Dynamic Note and Scale modes let you easily play perfectly in-key basslines, melodies, chords and leads. Our most responsive velocity-sensitive pads with polyphonic aftertouch let you play your instruments dynamically and expressively. Step back from the screen, get hands-on and dive into your tracks.
Make it yours
Go deeper and get Launchpad X working the way you want. Use Novation Components to customise MIDI mappings, and control almost anything; four custom modes mean you can design how this essential grid controller works for you – you’re only limited by your imagination.
Take control of your performance
Essential performance controls are a single button-press away: stop, solo, mute, record arm and set your levels, pans and sends. Using Launchpad X is a simple as it gets, no drivers to install, just plug and perform.
The logical choice
With Live Loops and any Launchpad, you can activate cells to experiment with arrangement ideas, and record your performances. Cells can contain one-shots, loops, MIDI patterns and automation data, and can be dragged-and-dropped or recorded live into Logic’s tracks area, to build song arrangements quickly.
Launchpad X 2.0 firmware update
Explore new creative possibilities and get greater customisation with the 2.0 firmware update for Launchpad X. Keep creativity flowing with the Custom Mode keystroke widget and assign DAW shortcuts for a faster workflow and more intuitive creation. Go even bigger with 4 more Custom Modes slots; that’s 8 Custom Modes slots in total to get creative with.