Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Keyboard Controller (White)

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Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Keyboard Controller (White)

  • Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Keyboard Controller (White)

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Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Keyboard Controller (White)

Do you need a controller with powerful functionality, a great-feeling piano-sized keybed, and a layout that’s easy to master? The Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Keyboard Controller is the one for you.

Express your Creativity 

Creating music in the digital world can be difficult with so many options and so many new things to learn. With the KeyLab Essential 88, it's easier than ever as it lets you focus on what’s important. Featuring 8 pads, 9 rotaries, 9 faders, and an expressive keyboard, and so much more. Every aspect of KeyLab Essential has been carefully chosen to give you the best possible experience when creating and performing.

Navigate with Ease

The KeyLab Essential makes navigating inside your recording software a breeze, thanks to the dedicated DAW Command Center, and makes browsing your presets an exciting and inspiring experience. Spend less time with a keyboard and mouse, and more time creating, performing, and playing.

Make Music your Way

Lost in a maze of menus and settings? The KeyLab Essential is created to make the technical stuff as simple as possible. It’s easy to let your concentration drift and your inspiration slip when you spend hours on tedious tasks. KeyLab Essential is the result of years of research, with the express aim of streamlining your creative process, giving you more time to express yourself through music. When paired with Analog Lab software, KeyLab Essential becomes a whole new animal. Every one of the 6500+ presets intelligently map with KeyLab’s faders, knobs, and pads to give you instant, inspiring access to some of the most iconic, legendary keyboard sounds ever heard.

Discover Incredible Sound with Analog Lab

The KeyLab Essential 88 comes with Analog Lab, Arturia’s multi-award-winning software suite that gives you access to thousands of incredible synth and keyboard sounds. Sourced from every instrument contained within the Arturia V Collection, Analog Lab is like being given the keys to your very own keyboard museum, packed with the iconic analog monosynths, illustrious and exotic pianos, classic organs, digital workstations, and much more. Each one of the many thousands of presets has been forged by some of the world’s finest sound designers and cataloged in a clever, tag-based archive. The Analog Lab gives you VIP access to the most coveted keyboards ever created, brought back to life by Arturia’s exclusive True Analog Emulation technology. Whether you need a searing-hot synth lead or an ethereal string pad, a vintage upright piano or a complex, animated soundscape.

In-tune with your Studio

Geared for maximum compatibility, the KeyLab Essential 88 gives you unadulterated control of your digital world, seamlessly integrating with virtual instruments and DAW software. It is packed with clever controls that help you make swift work of everyday tasks within your recording software. Play your track, jog forwards and back, save, toggle your metronome and loop, record, and punch in on the fly. This functionality keeps your hands on the controller and your mind in the music. As well as offering ultimate control over Analog Lab, KeyLab Essential is a universal MIDI controller, meaning you can use it with any third-party instruments or software. If you’re just starting on your musical journey, don’t worry, KeyLab Essential also comes with Ableton Live Lite so you can start recording, editing, and releasing your music with one of the most popular music platforms on the planet.

Sounds and Songs

Number of Sound Presets6500


Weight18.7lb (8.5Kg)

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