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Arturia Keylab Essential 88
Arturia Keylab Essential 88

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Arturia Keylab Essential 88

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Arturia Keylab Essential 88 delivers the perfect combo of intuitive control and artistic inspiration. This controller provides powerful functionality, great-feeling piano sized keybed, and a layout that’s easy to master.

Creating music in the digital world can be difficult. So many options, so many new things to learn. KeyLab Essential lets you focus on what’s important.
8 pads, 9 rotaries, 9 faders, and an expressive keyboard, but so, so much more. Music is at the heart of this controller. Every aspect of KeyLab Essential has been carefully chosen to give you the best possible experience when creating and performing. KeyLab Essential makes navigating inside your recording software a breeze thanks to the dedicated DAW Command Center, and makes browsing your presets an exciting and inspiring experience.

Main features of the Arturia Keylab Essential 88 include:

Software Specifications:
  • Includes Analog Lab software with 6500+ synth and keyboard sounds
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite
  • Includes UVI Model D
  • Hardware Specifications:
  • 88 note, velocity sensitive keyboard with hybrid synth-piano feel
  • Controllers: 1 clickable encoder, 9 encoders, 9 30mm faders, 6 transport switches, 4 command switches, 1 modulation wheel, 1 pitch bend wheel, 8 touch and pressure-sensitive pads
  • Connectivity: MIDI out, USB, Sustain pedal
  • Functions as a universal MIDI controller
  • Twin-line LCD screen
  • MCU/HUI control compatibility
  • Chord Play mode
  • Perfect Analog Lab integration:
    • Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls.
    • Standalone or plug-in operation: VST, VST3, AU, AAX.
    • Over 6500 TAE® and Phi® powered preset sounds from Arturia’s award-winning V Collection
    • Ableton Live 10 Lite - record, layer, and edit your sounds to create a finished song.
    • UVI Model D - Sample-based software recreation of Steinway classic.
    • Compatible with all major Digital Audio Workstation: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, FL Studio, Bitwig, Cubase, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Studio One *

    Make music - your way
    Lost in a maze of menus and settings? We’ve all been there. That’s why we’ve created KeyLab Essential: to make the technical stuff as simple as possible.

    It’s easy to let your concentration drift and your inspiration slip when you spend hours on tedious tasks. KeyLab Essential is the result of years of research, with the express aim of streamlining your creative process, giving you more time to express yourself through music. When paired with Analog Lab software, KeyLab Essential becomes a whole new animal. Every one of the 6500+ presets intelligently map with KeyLab’s faders, knobs, and pads to give you instant, inspiring access to some of the most iconic, legendary keyboard sounds ever heard.

    A world of sound
    KeyLab Essential comes with Analog Lab, Arturia’s multi award-winning software suite that gives you access to thousands of incredible synth and keyboard sounds.

    Sourced from every instrument contained within the Arturia V Collection, Analog Lab is like being given the keys to your very own keyboard museum, packed with the iconic analog monosynths, illustrious and exotic pianos, classic organs, digital workstations, and much more. Each one of the many thousands of presets has forged by some of the world’s finest sound designers, and catalogued in a clever, tag-based archive. Finding the perfect sound for your song has never been easier. KeyLab Essential has the iconic keyboard sounds you need to take your music to the next level. Analog Lab gives you VIP access to the most coveted keyboards ever created, brought back to life by Arturia’s exclusive True Analog Emulation™ technology.

    In tune with your studio
    Geared for maximum compatibility, KeyLab Essential 88 gives you unadulterated control of your digital world, seamlessly integrating with virtual instruments and DAW software.

    KeyLab Essential is packed with clever controls that help you make swift work of everyday tasks within your recording software. Play your track, jog forwards and back, save, toggle your metronome and loop, record, and punch in on the fly This functionality keeps your hands on the controller and your mind in the music. As well as offering ultimate control over Analog Lab, KeyLab Essential is a universal MIDI controller, meaning you can use it with any third-party instruments or software. If you’re just starting out on your musical journey, don’t worry, KeyLab Essential also comes with Ableton Live Lite so you can start recording, editing, and releasing your music with one of the most popular music platforms on the planet.

    Everything in its right place
    We’ve spent years listening to musicians just like you, learning which features and functions you need instant access to, and researching the best ways to give you the ultimate, seamless controller experience.

    KeyLab Essential is the result of years of dedication. Each component, function, and design element is a tribute to you, and designed to make the process of creating music as fun and barrier-free as possible. To give you an idea of what KeyLab Essential is capable of, let’s look at its vital statistics.

    Shipping & Returns

    Shipping.

    UK delivery is free for all orders over £50.

    In stock orders placed before 4pm are dispatched same day.

    All items are sent with DPD. For added security, expensive items will require a pin code at delivery which is emailed to you.

    DPD aims to deliver next day, but some remote parts of the UK may experience a two day service.

    Returns.

    Should you wish to change your mind, you have 30 days from the date of receipt to do so. Simply drop us an email to info@westenddj.co.uk and we'll guide you through the process.

    Westend DJ recommend that you open any items received from us carefully, as any damage to the internal packaging or missing items may incur a discretionary re-stocking fee.

    Some goods are not eligible for return. This is because they are either consumables or due to hygiene reasons, these include: microphones, effect fluids, styli, crossfaders and line faders, headphones and replacement parts.

    Shipping & Returns

    Shipping.

    UK delivery is free for all orders over £50.

    In stock orders placed before 4pm are dispatched same day.

    All items are sent with DPD. For added security, expensive items will require a pin code at delivery which is emailed to you.

    DPD aims to deliver next day, but some remote parts of the UK may experience a two day service.

    Returns.

    Should you wish to change your mind, you have 30 days from the date of receipt to do so. Simply drop us an email to info@westenddj.co.uk and we'll guide you through the process.

    Westend DJ recommend that you open any items received from us carefully, as any damage to the internal packaging or missing items may incur a discretionary re-stocking fee.

    Some goods are not eligible for return. This is because they are either consumables or due to hygiene reasons, these include: microphones, effect fluids, styli, crossfaders and line faders, headphones and replacement parts.

    Warranty

    • All products are backed up by a minimum 12 month
      manufacturer warranty.
    • Items that are faulty within thirty days of receipt are
      considered Dead on Arrival or Faulty out of Box. For these returns, we will arrange for the goods to be collected so that they can be returned free of
      charge.
    • Items that display a fault after the thirty-day period are covered under manufacturer’s warranty. During the first six months of ownership, we’ll collect any faulty items from you free of charge where convenient for you.
    • Outside of 6 months, the cost of return rests with the
      customer, if you’re struggling to ship a large item back to us, or if this is proving to be expensive please give us a call – we’ll arrange for DPD to collect the item for a fee.
    • Once warranty repairs are received back with us, we’ll perform a quick test to verify the issue to avoid no fault found fees. Next, we’ll arrange to send the faulty goods to the manufacturer to be repaired. This process normally takes around two to four weeks; however, we cannot provide a guaranteed timeframe.

    Warranty

    • All products are backed up by a minimum 12 month
      manufacturer warranty.
    • Items that are faulty within thirty days of receipt are
      considered Dead on Arrival or Faulty out of Box. For these returns, we will arrange for the goods to be collected so that they can be returned free of
      charge.
    • Items that display a fault after the thirty-day period are covered under manufacturer’s warranty. During the first six months of ownership, we’ll collect any faulty items from you free of charge where convenient for you.
    • Outside of 6 months, the cost of return rests with the
      customer, if you’re struggling to ship a large item back to us, or if this is proving to be expensive please give us a call – we’ll arrange for DPD to collect the item for a fee.
    • Once warranty repairs are received back with us, we’ll perform a quick test to verify the issue to avoid no fault found fees. Next, we’ll arrange to send the faulty goods to the manufacturer to be repaired. This process normally takes around two to four weeks; however, we cannot provide a guaranteed timeframe.

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