Novation Announces LaunchKey Mini
is pleased to announce the release of Launchkey Mini, a compact new
mini-key instrument/controller. It works immediately with the new
Novation Launchpad and Launchkey
iPad apps, and delivers hands-on control of major Mac and Windows-based
music software including Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, Cubase,
Reason, and Logic.
Mini features 16 velocity sensitive, three colour launch pads - use
them to trigger sounds, effects, transport controls, and more. In
addition Launchkey Mini features a 25-note keyboard, eight assignable
rotary controls plus seven function buttons and a further two
performance buttons. Compact and portable, Launchkey Mini is great for
producing and performing at home or on stage.
Launchkey Mini At A Glance
- Instrument/controller for iPad, Mac and PC
- 25-note mini-keyboard
- 26 assignable controls
- 16 velocity sensitive, three colour launch pads
- eight knobs, seven function buttons, two performance buttons
- Free software for iPad, PC, and Mac makes Launchkey an integrated instrument out of the box.
latest in the growing family of Novation "Launch" products, Launchkey
Mini provides an instantly accessible mini keyboard and launch pad
controller for a wide range
of software apps on iPad or computer. It's a keyboard/DAW controller
with 26 assignable controls, offering fuss free hands-on control of
major music software via Novation's easy-to-use "InControl" technology.
The 16 launch pads are velocity-sensitive and can
be used to play drum sounds and samples expressively, as well as launch
clips and scenes in Ableton Live. Ableton Live Lite is included in the
package, along with an extensive Loopmasters sample pack.
addition, Launchkey Mini comes with a suite of apps for iPad, Mac and
PC which transform the controller into a production and performance
instrument. Use the free Launchpad
app with Launchkey Mini on your iPad to trigger the included
professional sample library and control effects, letting you produce and
perform music straight away. Load in new pro sound packs and import
your own samples for an even more unique performance, before
sharing your creation with a growing fanbase. Launchkey Mini connects
directly to your iPad with the Apple Camera Connection Kit (not
included) and it's powered by the iPad.
Launchkey app for iPad is a synth filled with Novation technology,
allowing you to control notes with the Launchkey Mini's keyboard while
warping the sound with the
knobs or via intuitive multi touch control on the iPad's screen. The
Launchkey and Launchpad apps sync together perfectly for simultaneous
use. Launchkey Mini also integrates with the included V-Station and Bass
Station soft synths for Mac and Windows.
- Novation Launchkey app (for iPad)
- Novation Launchpad app (for iPad)
- Ableton Live Lite
- Novation V-Station soft-synth
- Novation Bass Station soft-synth
- Loopmasters sample pack
Availability: Worldwide September 2013
Pricing information: Launchkey Mini MSRP $124.99 / $99.99 at dealers