Creating music in the digital world can be difficult. So many options, so many new things to learn. KeyLab Essential lets you focus on what’s important.
8 pads, 9 rotaries, 9 faders, and an expressive keyboard, but so much more. Music is at the heart of this controller. KeyLab Essential makes navigating inside your recording software easy thanks to the dedicated DAW Command Center, and makes browsing your presets an exciting and inspiring experience.
Spend less time with a keyboard and mouse, and more time creating, performing, and playing.
KeyLab Essential comes with Analog Lab, Arturia’s multi award-winning software suite that gives you access to thousands of incredible synth and keyboard sounds.
Sourced from every instrument contained within the Arturia V Collection, Analog Lab is like being given the keys to your very own keyboard museum, packed with the iconic analog monosynths, illustrious and exotic pianos, classic organs, digital workstations, and much more. Each one of the many thousands of presets has forged by some of the world’s finest sound designers, and catalogued in a clever, tag-based archive. Finding the perfect sound for your song has never been easier. KeyLab Essential has the iconic keyboard sounds you need to take your music to the next level. Analog Lab gives you access to many keyboards, brought back to life by Arturia’s exclusive True Analog Emulation™ technology.
- Software Specifications:
- Includes Analog Lab software with 6500+ synth and keyboard sounds
- Includes Ableton Live Lite
- Includes UVI Model D
- Hardware Specifications:
- 88 note, velocity sensitive keyboard with hybrid synth-piano feel
- Controllers: 1 clickable encoder, 9 encoders, 9 30mm faders, 6 transport switches, 4 command switches, 1 modulation wheel, 1 pitch bend wheel, 8 touch and pressure-sensitive pads
- Connectivity: MIDI out, USB, Sustain pedal
- Functions as a universal MIDI controller
- Twin-line LCD screen
- MCU/HUI control compatibility
- Chord Play mode
- Perfect Analog Lab integration:
- Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls.
- Standalone or plug-in operation: VST, VST3, AU, AAX.
- Over 6500 TAE® and Phi® powered preset sounds from Arturia’s award-winning V Collection
- Ableton Live 10 Lite – record, layer, and edit your sounds to create a finished song.
- UVI Model D – Sample-based software recreation of Steinway classic.
- Compatible with all major Digital Audio Workstation: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, FL Studio, Bitwig, Cubase, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Studio One *