Novation Launchpad MK2 Midi Controller for Ableton Live
Manufacturer's ID: Launchpad MK2
What we say:
Novation's iconic Launchpad grid controller gets a facelift along with an update in functionality.
This MKII version now has RGB LED lights to allow the pads to match colours with your Ableton clips on your laptop screen. Its 64 pads (8x8) allow you to launch clips, tap out beats, play instruments, draw in automation, change levels and tweak effects, all from the Launchpad! There is so much functionality available here in a device that's instinctive to use and rewarding to boot.
The Launchpad is powered by its USB connection so you don't have to fuss about with extra plug spaces and missing power supplies! You can even couple this with other Launch products (Launch Control, Launchkey etc) to get even more hands-on control!
If you use Ableton at all, it's well worth having some sort of grid device to get the most from it. The Launchpad MKII is a powerful and sturdy beast with a host of features and a low price tag. You can't lose!
This is the iconic Novation Launchpad: the favourite grid contr oller for Ableton Live performers, now with RGB LEDs. Mirror the Live Session View clips, arranged and colour matched across the 64 button grid.
Control Ableton Live: Integrates immediately and seamlessly with Ableton Live, without any setup whatsoever. Just plug in and start making music.
Focus on your music: All 64 RGB pads light up to match the colour of your clips in Live and you can see at a glance what ’ s loaded, playing and recording.
Create eye-catching performances: Bright, colourful pads make the unit stand out just from USB power; o n stage or when creating exciting Launchpad lightshow videos that are all over YouTube.
Play drum racks: Use the grid to play drums and samples with pads pre-mapped to Ableton Live's drum rack
Mix from your grid: Start and stop loops, arm tracks, and control volumes, pans and sends – all from your grid.
Stay in constant control Control FL Studio: Use your grid to control FL Studio’s Performance Mode. Create beats on drum racks, launch clips and build songs, or assign your pads to any other function
Build your own creations: Max for Live lets you use your Launchpad however you like – turn it into a step sequencer, trigger videos from drum pads or use it to create just about anything you c an imagine. Alternatively, engage with the whole community of Max for Live creators to find limit less inspiration and downloads.
Throw it in your bag: Sleek, tough and lightweight, Launchpad is fully USB bus powered so you’ll never need to carry a power supply.
Build your perfect instrument:
Combine more Launchpads or other Launch products to build yourself a fully hands-on Ableton Live studio, with Launch Control, Launch Control XL or Launchkey.
Make music immediately: Includes Ableton Live Lite, Novation Bass Station and V Station vi rtual instruments and over 4GB of Loopmasters samples.
Enjoy two years of warranty: Rely on our two-year warranty if any Novation hardware needs repairing or replacing due to a manufacturing fault.
Practice rhythm: Use Melodics to hone your pad drumming skills for free. Get started with Launchpad in seconds: Launchpad Arcade is a place where you can get straight into making music with Launchpad 's familiar clip-based user interface
Helping you find your new sound
Music making is all about the journey, and we’re always looking for new ways to inspire you along the way. That’s why we’ve created the Sound Collective. Receive free versions of the most innovative software instruments and creative FX from developers we admire, as well as discounts to help you make the most of third-party software, exclusive to Novation customers. All you have to do is register your Novation gear, and one offer will be featured in your Novation account every couple of months.Included Software
- Ableton Live Lite
- 4 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples
- Novation Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser
- Novation V Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser
- Sound Collective provides free versions of software and discount coupons regularly
- Free Melodics lessons
- USB Cable
- Printed Getting Started Guide
- Safety Information Sheet
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