They've designed Launchkey Mini to make it easy and fun to produce music in Ableton Live. All the controls work as soon as you plug it in, and they're arranged in the layout we think works best.
There's 16 pads along the top, which you can use to launch clips and play beats. They light up to show you when clips are loaded, playing and recording and they're laid out to match your Ableton Live session view; one row to launch clips, and one row to stop them.
You can also easily tweak your instruments using eight high-quality knobs, and sketch out ideas on a 25-note mini keyboard with a fast synth-style action that makes it really nice to play.
Launchkey Mini integrates immediately with Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, Reason, Cubase and Logic without any mapping whatsoever. It also comes with everything you need to start making music, including Ableton Live Lite, Novation Bass Station and V-Station virtual instruments, and 1GB of samples from Loopmasters
Launchkey Mini is compact and tough enough to throw in your bag, so you can use it anywhere. It will work the moment you plug it into your laptop and you won’t need any drivers or power cables, because it’s class compliant and bus-powered via USB.
Ableton Live Lite 9 is included
If you already have Ableton Live it must be version 9 or greater to work with Launchkey Mini. We recommend that you update to the latest version as previous versions of Ableton Live do not include the Launchkey Mini integration for InControl. Launchkey Mini will also work as a standard MIDI controller.
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