Arturia KeyLab 88 Black Edition - Hammer-Action Hybrid

Arturia KeyLab 88 Black Edition - Hammer-Action Hybrid

Arturia’s flagship controller, the KeyLab 88 - Hammer-Action Hybrid, is the ultimate full size MIDI machine. Now available for a limited time in stylish black, KeyLab 88 has...

Vendor :Arturia

Type :USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

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Arturia’s flagship controller, the KeyLab 88 - Hammer-Action Hybrid, is the ultimate full size MIDI machine. Now available for a limited time in stylish black, KeyLab 88 has everything you need to become the master of your music. Take command of virtual instruments, tweak synth parameters, mix your DAW project, and stay exactly where you need to be with dedicated transport controls, all through a single USB cable.

Powerful yet Elegant
Immensely powerful yet easy to use, KeyLab 88 pairs up perfectly with the Arturia MIDI Control Center, letting you customize your experience, and map out exactly what you want it to do. Use the 16 backlit pads to trigger samples, punch in drums, or launch clips. Use the faders to change the ADSR of your favorite synth, or balance the levels in your track. Use the rotaries to edit the parameters of your effects, control your bus sends, or simply adjust your panning. Last but not least, what would a MIDI controller be without its keyboard? KeyLab 88 Black Edition features a luscious, piano-weighted keybed that captures every nuance of your performance.

A value-packed instrument with smart software integration
The Arturia KeyLab 88 Black Edition is an incredible value. It's a premium state-of-the-art controller, no doubt; but with the included Analog Lab 2 software, it becomes a masterful self-contained instrument that gives you instant access to more than 6,500 synth and keyboard sounds and a new dedicated stage/performance mode that makes patch selection effortless. Piano V is a superb collection of physically modeled pianos — a perfect pairing with KeyLab 88 incredibly expressive keyboard. For classic '60s organ tone, the UVI Grand Piano Model D puts the sound of the famous Steinway Model D grand piano at your fingertips, sampled in exquisite detail, and ready to play. To control every aspect of these amazing sounds, Arturia's KeyLab 88 features dedicated, intelligently mapped controls for every instrument. And it even comes with Ableton Live Lite, so you can start recording right out of the box!

Multi-mode platforms:

  • Arturia Piano V : Physically modeled piano studio suite.
  • Arturia Analog Lab 2 : Over 5,000 classic keyboard and synth presets from Arturia's V-Collection of analog-modeled classic soft synths
  • UVI Grand Piano Model D : Sampled Steinway virtual piano.
  • Ableton Live Lite : Recording and editing software.

  • Compatibility Notice: As with all major operating system updates, it is vital to check the compatibility of your hardware and software before upgrading your system. For new computer owners, its highly advised to check with manufacturers on when they expect their products to be fully compatible with the latest operating system. Visit the Arturia Software Centre (ASC) -  -

    Main features:

  • Includes Analog Lab with 5000 synth sounds
  • All presets are carefully selected from the Arturia Classic Synths
  • Fast filter the presets to your requirements: by Instrument, by Type (Bass, Pads, Leads), by Characteristics (long, bright, dark)
  • In-depth Preset Editing available for the owners of the Arturia Classic Synthesizers
  • More than 200 Multi patches organized by musical genres, each made of two different synth patches with effects, layers and splits...
  • Straightforward editing, with a complete array of parameters for tweaking sounds, directly assigned to the controls of the Keylab 88

  • Tech Specs:

    • Type: Keyboard Controller
    • Number of Keys: 88
    • Type of Keys: Weighted
    • Velocity Sensitive: Yes
    • Aftertouch: Yes
    • Pads: 16 x Back-lit RGB Performance Pads
    • Other Controllers: Pitchbend, Mod Wheel
    • Encoders/Pots: 10
    • Faders: 9
    • Dedicated Transport Control: Yes
    • Pedal Inputs: 1 x 1/4" (sustain), 1 x 1/4" (expression), 3 x 1/4" (aux)
    • MIDI I/O: In/Out/USB
    • USB: 1 x Type B
    • Other I/O: 1 x 1/8" (CV in), 4 x 1/8" (CV out, Gate out, Mod 1, Mod 2)
    • Computer Connectivity: USB
    • Software: Analog Lab, Ableton Live Lite, Piano V, Arturia MIDI Control Center
    • Power Supply: 9V DC power supply

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