Arturia KeyLab Essential 3 88 Controller Keyboard, Black


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Arturia KeyLab Essential 3 88 Controller Keyboard, Black Overview

The Arturia KeyLab Essential 3 is an affordable and feature-packed MIDI controller keyboard with an expressive synth-action keybed, velocity and pressure-sensitive RGB-backlit pads and Arturia’s incredible Analog Lab V included.

Arturia’s KeyLab Essential 3 redefines the essence of a modern MIDI keyboard controller, offering a host of performance features, a sleek and robust design and seamless DAW integration at an affordable price point.

Boasting a refreshing new design, upgraded creative workflow and an expanded software package that includes Arturia’s Analog Lab V, the updated KeyLab Essential 3 MIDI keyboard is a fantastic addition to any live or studio setup.

Adaptable for Any Style and Setup

The KeyLab Essential 3 caters to a wide range of music production and performance applications with ease, including in-the-box computer recording and laptop-based live setups. Equipped with a MIDI out, the KeyLab Essential 3 is as adept at controlling hardware synthesizers and sound modules as it is software.

USB bus power makes the KeyLab Essential 3 truly portable, whilst deep DAW compatibility gives you tactile control over your virtual instruments and production sessions.

Setting the Standard for Affordable Keyboard Controllers

This innovative keyboard controller eliminates the need for excessive controls, menu diving, or complex configuration. The modern look and feel of the KeyLab Essential 3 remove creative barriers, letting you focus on music-making and stay in the flow of creating.

Seamless Integration with Arturia’s Award-Winning Software

As part of Arturia’s industry-leading software range, the KeyLab Essential 3 integrates effortlessly with Analog Lab V, Pigments and V Collection. When connected to Arturia software, the KeyLab Essential 3’s controls instantly map to key parameters. This allows you to tweak Arturia’s acclaimed virtual instruments with the immediacy of hardware.

Innovative Features for Intuitive Composition

The KeyLab Essential 3 boasts new creative features such as Scale Mode, Chord Mode and Arpeggiator, making composition, songwriting and beat-making more intuitive than ever. With custom DAW integration for deeper control over major DAWs like Ableton Live, Logic Pro X and FL Studio, you’ll experience seamless music production.

Enhanced Controls and Interface

The KeyLab Essential 3 features RGB-backlit pads with velocity and pressure sensitivity, a contextual button and a bright new 2.5” LCD screen for real-time feedback. These elements come together to provide a more user-friendly and immersive experience.

Comprehensive Software Package for All Levels

The KeyLab Essential 3 comes bundled with premium software, including Analog Lab V, UVI Model D and NI’s The Gentleman, giving you a host of inspiring sounds to use alongside this superb MIDI keyboard. Explore the versatile presets, from vintage sounds to unique hybrids, modern synths and orchestral sounds and unleash your full creative potential.

The included subscriptions to Loopcloud and Melodics let you discover a huge range of fresh royalty-free sounds and refine your keyboard playing skills in a fun, accessible way.

Choose Your Ideal KeyLab Essential 3

Arturia KeyLab Essential 3 is available in both 49-key, 61-key and 88-key versions, allowing you to select the perfect fit for your musical needs.

The 49-key version is ideal for musicians with limited space or those who require a more portable solution that’s easier to transport. The 61-key version provides an extended range, making it perfect for musicians who need the wider 5-octave keyboard for performance or composition. Whichever version you choose, both are available in sleek black or elegant white finishes to match your personal style and studio aesthetic.


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