Alesis VI49 – 49 Key USB / MIDI Keyboard Controller

£179.00

Advanced 49-Key USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller

Please note – this is a controller keyboard, and does not have any inbuilt sounds.

  • 49 Full-Sized Keys
  • 12 Assignable Rotary Knobs
  • 16 Velocity-Sensitive Pads
  • Pitch & Modulation Wheels
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The Building Blocks of 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. VI25 also features 12 assignable knobs and 36 assignable buttons for manipulating effect plugins and virtual instruments: open and close filters, adjust volume levels, activate effects, tweak parameters, and more. 16 velocity-sensitive RGB trigger pads allow you to launch clips or finger drum with exceptional response and colorful visual feedback. Plus, pitch and modulation wheels expand the expressive capabilities of your performing.

* Software package – MPC beats, Ableton Live Lite, Xpand!2 

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.

Features
   -49 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with aftertouch
   -16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated RGB feedback for beat production and clip launching
   -36 assignable buttons and 12 assignable knobs interface with your music software
   -Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
   -Seamless visual feedback via LED screen and illuminated buttons and knobs
   -USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI Out offer flexible MIDI connectivity
   -USB-powered and plug-and-play support for Mac and PC
   -Production software included: Ableton Live Lite and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (downloads)

Contents
   -VI49 MIDI Keyboard Controller
   -USB Cable
   -Ableton Live Lite (Download)
   -Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (Download)
   -User Guide
   -Safety & Warranty Manual

Requirements
   -Mac: OS X 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9 (Software Requirements: OS X 10.8 or 10.9)
   -PC: Windows 7 or Windows 8; Multicore Processor; 2GB RAM
   -Available USB Port