Arturia releases KeyLab 88 MIDI keyboard controller


Arturia has announced the availability of KeyLab 88, a professional-grade, 88-note hammer-action hybrid MIDI keyboard controller that comes complete with Arturia’s acclaimed Analog Lab software synthesizer.

Arturia KeyLab 88

With its extensive array of controls, its stylish yet amazingly lightweight design, and great integration with laptops and tablets.

The Keylab 88 is perfect for modern keyboard players, pianists, demanding stage performers, and professional producers who will not compromise on quality. The KeyLab 88 sets a new standard in professional controller keyboards.

KeyLab 88 features

  • Main Features
    • Includes Analog Lab with 5000 synth sounds
    • All presets are carefully selected from the Arturia Classic Synths (mini V, Modular V, CS-80V, ARP 2600 V, Prophet V, Prophet VS, SEM V and Jupiter-8V) and from Wurlitzer V, our recreation of the classic 200A electric piano. These TAE® powered sounds offer unparalleled audio quality.
    • Fast filter the presets to your requirements: by Instrument, by Type (Bass, Pads, Leads…), by Characteristics (long, bright, dark …)
    • In-depth Preset Editing available for the owners of the Arturia Classic Synthesizers (Mini V, CS-80 V, etc.). Edit your sounds on the original instruments within Analog Lab.
    • More than 200 Multi patches organized by musical genres, each made of two different synth patches with effects, layers and splits…
    • Straightforward editing, with a complete array of parameters for tweaking sounds, directly assigned to the controls of the Keylab 88.
  • Hardware Specifications
    • Keyboard: 88 note hammer action Fatar keybed with velocity and aftertouch.
    • Controls: 2 clickable encoders, 6 transport switches, 1 modulation wheel, 1 pitch bend wheel, two banks of 10 encoders, two banks of 9 sliders, 1 volume encoder, 10 assignable switches and 16 backlit pads with velocity and pressure sensitivity.
    • Connectors: MIDI in & out, USB, Sustain pedal, Expression pedal, Aux footswitch, Breath controller inputs.
    • High quality aluminum and wooden construction.
    • 32 digits LCD screen.
    • Functions as an universal MIDI controller.
    • Use with Analog Lab or with any other MIDI software.
    • Product dimensions: 127.5/35/9.5 cm – Net weight: 13 Kg.

KeyLab 88 is available for purchase for 699 EUR/$699 USD.

More information: Arturia / KeyLab 88

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