Size & weight
Instrument size : 16,3 x 5,12 x 1,46 inches (414 x 130 x 37 mm)
Instrument weight : 1,71 lbs (770 g)
Analog Lab Lite software with over 500 classic keyboard sounds
UVI Grand Piano Model D
25 note velocity sensitive slim keyboard
2 touch sensors for pitch bend and modulation wheel
USB/MIDI class compliant no drivers needed
Low power: can be powered by Android devices or Apple iPads® (camera connection kit required)
Play, perform, create:
MiniLab MkII has everything you need to unleash your creativity.
MiniLab MkII is a high quality, feature-packed controller which gives you hands-on access to the sounds in your virtual studio. Breathe new life into your sounds by playing, tweaking, tapping and twisting its rugged controls.
This powerful controller also comes with several critically acclaimed software titles that will have you creating professional recordings in no time. Analog Lab Lite lets you perform using hundreds of legendary synth, piano, organ & string machine sounds. Ableton Live Lite lets you record, arrange, and cultivate your musical ideas into a finished product. UVI Grand is a recreation of the Steinway Model D piano.
Your musical journey starts here.
Ready when you are
Thanks to the constructive feedback from Arturia’s family of product owners - people just like you - we have refined the original MiniLab into something new and exciting.
Created with the mobile musician in mind, MiniLab MkII has a slim, compact profile which makes it perfect for transporting to and from gigs, and for keeping you creating when you’re travelling. With its rugged, durable construction, the revitalized MiniLab can take the strain of life on the road, ready to perform night after night.
Not everyone has the luxury of a spacious studio, and this is where our reinvented controller really shines. MiniLab MkII has a tiny footprint allowing you to place it virtually anywhere within your set-up, even if the only space available is on your lap.
The quality of every component has seen an improvement over the original model, from the keybed to the controller knobs, the touch sensors to the outer casing. Despite the hardware upgrade, MiniLab MkII is still one of the most affordable dedicated controllers on the market.
Portable, yet fully featured. Lightweight but rugged. MiniLab MkII is the new go-to small controller for producers in the know.
At your command
Time is precious. and you need simple, effective control. MiniLab MkII gives you unadulterated access to your software sounds.
Helping you make the most of your virtual instruments and recording software, MiniLab MkII features a great-feeling keybed with 25 slim-keys, 16 knobs, 8 pads, and touch controls in a space-saving package. Whether you want to experiment with a bass line, tap out a solid drum beat, or tweak the parameters of your favorite synth patch, our new controller gives you the freedom to totally control your music any way you like.
To help transform your musical ideas into fully-fledged, pro-sounding recordings, MiniLab MkII includes a powerful music production platform, Ableton Live Lite. Every single one of MiniLab’s controls is automatically assigned thanks to dedicated pre-mapping, letting you spend less time in the settings menu and more time making music. Adjust your track levels, tweak filters and effects using the knobs; launch clips, capture drum performance, or control playback with the pads. MiniLab is here to make your musical life easier.
From inception to completion, MiniLab MkII keeps you in control every step of the way.
What good is a controller with nothing to control? MiniLab MkII comes loaded with some of the best software around.
The new MiniLab is a pure controller which - while containing no onboard sounds - lets you play, tweak, and manipulate software instruments via MIDI. To get your virtual recording studio up and running, we have included a wealth of professional quality instruments and production software to take your music to exciting new places.
Analog Lab Lite: Your very own vintage keyboard collection. Analog Lab Lite gives you access to hundreds of the best sounds from our award-winning V-Collection, and gives an amazing introduction to our whole software instrument catalog. Featuring 17 iconic instruments, including analog synths, revolutionary digital workstations, organs, string machines and pianos, all pristinely recreated using Arturia’s exclusive True Analog Emulation technology.
Ableton Live Lite: An introduction to one of the most the most intuitive, popular production platforms around. New users and seasoned pros alike love working with Ableton Live Lite. Featuring an innovative twin workflow, time stretching and pitch shifting functions, as well as numerous studio quality effects, you’ll be releasing professional quality tracks in no time.
UVI Grand Piano Model D: An essential instrument for any songwriter’s sound palette. Steinway pianos are found in only the very best concert halls and recording studios. Thanks to MiniLab, you can have one in your living room. The UVI Grand Piano Model D puts the sound of the famous Steinway Model D grand piano at your fingertips, sampled in exquisite detail, and ready to play.
MiniLab MkII gives you everything you need so you can start creating music right out of the box.
25 note velocity-sensitive slim keyboard
2 banks of 8 high quality velocity & pressure sensitive pads with RGB backlighting
16 rotary encoders (2 of them are clickable)
2 capacitive touch sensors for pitch bend and modulation wheel
8 user presets
Sustain pedal jack
Octave up and octave down buttons for full range
USB/MIDI class compliant no drivers needed.
Mac or PC
Kensington Security Slot
Size & weight
Instrument size : 14 x 8.7 x 2 inches (355 x 220 x 50mm)
Instrument weight : 3.3 lbs. (1.5 Kg)
Novation Impulse 25Manufacturer's Description for Novation Impulse 25 USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller, 25-KeyImpulse is a range of professional USB/MIDI controllers. As well as a precision keyboard, drums pads and a full control surface, it comes with a brand new version of Novation's award-winning Automap control software - Automap 4 - which makes getting hands-on with your DAW/plug-ins fast and simple. Impulse also comes with Ableton Live Lite, Novation's Bass Station synth and a Loopmasters sample pack.Feel GaloreThe ultra-responsive keyboard is semi-weighted with aftertouch so it feels like a musical instrument. Impulse enables highly expressive playing styles due to its high scan-rate. This means it sends very accurate information about your playing style to your music software, translating subtle differences in dynamics extremely effectively. You can add further character to your performance with the pitch and modulation wheels. The 8 drum pads are perfect for sketching beats and triggering samples, but they do so much more: All 8 are back-lit with multi-coloured LEDs which means they can step through arpeggiator sequences, allowing you to warp and change the pattern in real time! There is also a beat roll function, which enables you to improvise with drum patterns on the fly. In addition to this, the drum pads can be used to trigger clips in Ableton Live. They light up yellow if a clip is loaded, green if it is playing and red if it is set to record.Stay in ControlImpulse is designed to give you full hands-on control of your music-making software. The knobs, faders and buttons give you control over your DAW's mixer as well as plug-in instruments and effects. The included Automap control software has been designed solely to connect hardware controls to your software - even VST/AU/RTAS instruments and effects that don't come bundled with your DAW. The large custom LCD screen shows important information about what you are controlling. Impulse has transport buttons that allow you to play, stop, record, loop and move forwards and backwards in your software.Impulse can be USB powered from your computer or if you want to power it independently you can use a simple USB power adapter (not included). There are expression and sustain pedal inputs on the rear panel, and it has MIDI in and out ports so you can use it as a USB-MIDI interface. This means that you can control external MIDI instruments with Impulse, and you can also use it to enable your music software to trigger external MIDI instruments.Features
Precision semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch
Professional control surface gives you full control of your DAW including mixer, transport and plug-in instruments and effects
Novation's Automap control software makes it fast and simple to assign knobs, faders and buttons to your music software
Back-lit drum pads allow you to warp arpeggios and improvise with rhythm patterns - they also launch clips in Ableton
Large LCD screen displays control information
Hardware design is tough and rugged
Comes with Ableton Live Lite, Novation's Bass Station synth and a Loopmasters sample pack
USB powered, with expression and sustain pedal inputs as well as MIDI in and out ports for connecting external MIDI instruments