The Launchkey Mini by Novation is a 25-key USB MIDI controller with a total of 26 assignable controls that can be MIDI mapped to control most DAWs and plug-ins. It also has 16 velocity-sensitive, three-color, backlit trigger pads that can be used to launch loops, samples and more. The controller is compatible with Mac, PC and iPad.
Additionally, the Launchkey Mini is equipped with 8 assignable rotary controls, 7 function buttons and 2 performance buttons that can be used for controlling mixer functions, effect parameters and more. It makes use of Novation's InControl technology that allows for automatic control mapping in popular DAWs such as Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, Reason, Cubase, Logic and others.
The package also includes a software suite that includes Ableton Live Lite as well as software versions of some of Novation's classic analog synths, the Bass Station and the V-Station. It also allows for free downloads of the Launchkey and Launchpad apps for producing and performing with the Launchkey Mini in tandem with your iPad.
Mac, Windows and iPad
In addition to Mac and Windows compatibility, Launchkey Mini connects directly to your iPad with the Apple Camera Connection Kit (not included) and it's powered by the iPad with no need for batteries or an additional power supply
- 25 Mini Keys
- 16 Velocity-Sensitive Backlit Pads
- 8 Rotary Controls
- 7 Function Buttons
- 2 Performance Buttons
- USB Powered
- Launchpad & Launchkey iPad Apps
- Software Suite Included
- Mac, PC, & iPad Compatibility
- Keyboard: 25 Mini Keys
16x velocity-sensitive backlit pads
8x rotary controls
7x function buttons
2x performance buttons
- Connections: Class compliant USB: works with USB and iPad (using Camera Connection Kit, not supplied)
- Power: Fully bus powered by USB, including iPad
- System Requirements:
Mac - OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion
Windows - Windows 8 and Windows 7 (64 & 32 bit)
iPad - iPad2 or later is recommended. iOS 5 or above is required Launchkey Mini is a USB class compliant device. It is compatible with any operating system that supports USB MIDI device class 1.0
- Dimensions: 12.8 x 6.9 x 1.7" (325 x 175 x 43 mm)
- Weight: 1.5 lb (675 g)
Novation now offers a 2 Year Warranty on this and all other Novation products.