Arturia Releases Keylab Essential Black Edition MIDI Controller

Arturia's KeyLab Essential is designed to help you spend less time being distracted with a keyboard and mouse, and more time creating, performing, and playing music. Now it's available in black!

Grenoble, France, April 12th 2018–KeyLab Essential, the streamlined next generation of Arturia’s acclaimed KeyLab series, is now available for a limited time in a striking black finish. The new KeyLab Essential Black Edition are available in stores now.

Available in both 49 and 61 key versions, KeyLab Essential Black Edition gives you instant access to the controls you’ll most frequently use, putting them right at your fingertips. This smart design and functionality ensures superb workflow and keeps you in the creative moment.

As well as a sleek new look, KeyLab Essential Black Edition also features direct DAW control, so you can spend less time switching your attention between your controller and your computer. It also has a great feeling keyboard, backlit performance pads, faders and rotaries encoders. KeyLab Essential Black Edition gives you all the tools you need to fully take control of your productions.

On top of its fast, efficient functionality, each Keylab Essential Black Edition comes complete with a super collection of software that will help you start making music straight out of the box. This includes:

  • ARTURIA ANALOG LAB 3: a collection of over 6,000 keyboard & synth presets from Arturia’s award-winning V Collection software suite.
  • ABLETON LIVE LITE: an introduction to one of the most popular recording and performing platforms in the world.
  • UVI GRAND PIANO MODEL D: a beautifully sampled Steinway classic.
Arturia KeyLab Essentials 49 & 61 Black Editions 

Combined with its highly customizable interface - including 6 dedicated user maps - the latest member of the KeyLab family features the depth of control that will keep professional’s satisfied, and ease of use that will have newcomers to music production creating music straight out of the box.

Price: KeyLab Essential Black 49: €199 EUR / KeyLab Essential Black 61: €249 EUR 

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