Novation LaunchKey 49 MK3
Made To Create
Launchkey is our intuitive and fully integrated MIDI keyboard controller for making tracks in Ableton Live, designed to give you everything you need to create and play your music. Made for creators of all abilities, Launchkey gives you inspirational tools to expand your musical vocabulary. Scale and Chord modes and a powerful arpeggiator push your musical creativity and help start new ideas. Custom Modes and a full-size MIDI output transform Launchkey into a powerful centrepiece of any music-making setup.
Designed for Ableton Live
The most comprehensive Ableton Live integration for a controller in this category, with immediate access to all the controls a user needs.
Transposes keys and pads played to notes in the scale selected, so you never hit a wrong note.
Three chord modes
Use Fixed, User or Scale to trigger chords with one finger, so you can get creative, fast.
Comprehensive pattern control with rhythm settings and Arp Mutate get melodies moving.
Four Custom Modes enable unique control setups to be created for any performance or studio rig.
Five-pin MIDI output
Control anything MIDI with the full-size MIDI output.
Velocity-sensitive keyboard and pads
Create and play with feeling, with more expressive and dynamic keys and pads.
RGB backlit pads colour match to clips and instrument racks.
Eight rotary encoders and, on 49- and 61-key models, nine 45mm faders allow for fine tweaking of instruments and effects.
Transport and mixer control
Direct control of playback, recording, pans, mutes and sends.
Make music immediately
Ableton Live 10 Lite, Spitfire Audio LABS Expressive Strings, XLN Audio Addictive Keys, Klevgrand R0Verb and DAW Cassette, AAS Session Bundle, a two-month Splice Sounds membership and the Novation Sound Collective give users a huge amount of software, samples and sound sources to begin their music-making journey
- 25/37/49/61 velocity sensitive keys
- Launchkey 25 - 258mm H, 463mm W, 77mm D
- Launchkey 37 - 258mm H, 555mm W, 77mm D
- Launchkey 49 - 258mm H, 789mm W, 77mm D
- Launchkey 61 - 258mm H, 952mm W, 77mm D
- 16x2 char screen
- 16 RGB backlit velocity sensitive pads
- Pitch bend and modulation wheels
- 8 knobs
- 9 sliders (49/61 key models)
- 5 pin MIDI out socket
- Arm/select buttons (49/61 key models)
- Arp/scale/fixed chord buttons
- Octave up/down buttons
- Play/stop/record/loop buttons
- Track navigation buttons
- Capture MIDI/quantise/click/undo buttons
- Stop/solo/mute button
- Scene launch button
- Device select/device lock buttons
- USB B socket
- Sustain pedal 1/4” jack socket
- Kensington security slot
- Works with Ableton Live 10 or later. Ableton Live 10 Lite included.
- Full integration with Logic and Reason, plus out of the box functionality with other DAWs including Studio One, Cubase and Pro Tools, via HUI.
- Launchkey also works as a standard MIDI controller.
- USB bus powered
- Power supply not included