Novation has announced the Launchkey Mini, a compact new mini-key instrument/controller.
Launchkey Mini features 16 velocity sensitive, three colour launch pads – use them to trigger sounds, effects, transport controls, and more. In addition Launchkey Mini features a 25-note keyboard, eight assignable rotary controls plus seven function buttons and a further two performance buttons. Compact and portable, Launchkey Mini is great for producing and performing at home or on stage.
Launchkey Mini works immediately with the new free-to-download Novation Launchpad and Launchkey iPad apps, and gives you hands-on control of major Mac and Windows based music software including Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, Cubase, Reason, and Logic.
Launchkey Mini features
- Go anywhere, play anywhere — Launchkey Mini is fully powered by iPad or USB – no need for power sockets or batteries – and it’s ultra-lightweight and easy to carry.
- 25-note mini-keyboard — Fast action synth-style mini keys ideal for modern playing techniques.
- 16 velocity sensitive, three colour launch pads — Launch loops, samples, effects and more and get direct visual feedback.
- Knobs and buttons for total control — Eight knobs, seven function buttons, and two performance buttons to enhance and control your sounds in real time.
- Free software for iPad, PC, and Mac — Launchkey Mini is a fully-integrated instrument with the Novation apps for iPad, and provides hands on control of the included synths and music software for your Mac or PC.
The Launchkey Mini will be available to purchase in September 2013, priced MSRP $124.99 USD / $99.99 USD street.