Giving you a wide variety of playing and parameter control, the VI49 49-Key USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller from Alesis features semi-weighted keys with aftertouch and 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads. For parameter and programming options, the controller has 36 assignable buttons and 12 assignable knobs that can control any MIDI-assignable parameter in your DAW or virtual instrument. For added flexibility, the VI49 gives you both USB and 5-pin DIN MIDI out,, allowing you to connect to both software and hardware-based systems. A USB cable, and downloads for Ableton Live Lite and Xpand!2 are included.
Professional Music Production
The Alesis VI49 is an advanced USB/MIDI keyboard MIDI controller that lets you take command of your music software with a series of pads, knobs, and buttons. With 49 velocity-sensitive semi-weighted keys with aftertouch and Octave Up/Down buttons, you can expand the keyboard to the full melodic range and play bass lines, chords, and melodies.
VI49 was designed to seamlessly and effortlessly integrate with your music software. A single USB connection to your Mac or PC provides both power and MIDI functionality, allowing you to plug right into your computer and start making music. With the 5-pin MIDI Out, you can also use VI49 to control external MIDI modules, synthesizers, and more. A LED screen and illuminated knobs, buttons, and pads provide real-time visual feedback and are laid out for an intuitive workflow. Plus, VI49's compact design makes it easy to take this advanced MIDI controller on the road or implement it into any sized studio.
Ableton Live & XPAND!2
VI49 is bundled with Ableton Live Lite and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech, two dynamic pieces of software that enable you to record, produce, and perform with your computer. Ableton Live Lite is a fluid audio/MIDI environment that enables you to spontaneously record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas on the fly. Xpand!2 is an advanced virtual instrument that comes with a collection of premium sounds, ranging from acoustic instruments to futuristic synthesizers. Together, these powerful music platforms allow you to create or perform music with VI49 right out of the box.
Alesis VI49 USB MIDI Keyboard Controller Features:
- Type: Keyboard Controller
- Number of Keys: 49
- Type of Keys: Full-size, Semi-weighted
- Aftertouch: Yes
- Pads: 16
- Other Controllers: Pitchbend, Mod Wheel
- Encoders/Pots: 12 x Knobs, 36 x Buttons
- Dedicated Transport Control: Yes
- Pedal Inputs: 1 x 1/4" (sustain pedal)
- MIDI I/O: Out
- USB: 1 x Type B
- Power Supply: Bus power / 9V DC power supply (sold separately)
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