Alesis VI61 USB Midi Keyboard & Pad Controller
The Alesis V61 is a versatile MIDI controller designed to empower music producers with its intuitive interface. Featuring 61 full-size velocity-sensitive keys with Octave Up/Down buttons, you can access the full melodic range and effortlessly play bass lines, chords, and melodies. The V61 also boasts four assignable knobs and buttons, enabling easy manipulation of effect plugins and virtual instruments. From adjusting volume levels to activating effects and tweaking parameters, the V61 puts creative control at your fingertips. Additionally, eight velocity-sensitive backlit pads offer exceptional response for launching clips or finger drumming, while the pitch and modulation wheels expand the expressive capabilities of your performances.
Designed for seamless integration with your music software, the V61 requires a single USB connection to your Mac or PC for both power and MIDI functionality. The knobs, buttons, and pads illuminate to provide real-time visual feedback, optimizing your workflow for an intuitive experience. Moreover, its slim design allows for easy integration into any sized studio, making it a valuable addition to your setup.
The V61 comes bundled with Ableton Live Lite 9 and Xpand! 2 by AIR Music Tech. Ableton Live Lite 9 provides a fluid audio/MIDI environment, empowering you to spontaneously record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas on the fly. Xpand! 2, an advanced virtual instrument, offers an impressive collection of premium sounds ranging from acoustic instruments to futuristic synthesizers. Together, these robust music platforms enable you to create, produce, and perform music right out of the box, maximizing the potential of the V61 MIDI controller.
- 61 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with aftertouch
- 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated RGB feedback for beat production and clip launching
- 48 assignable buttons and 16 assignable knobs interface with your music software
- Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
- Seamless visual feedback via LED screen and illuminated buttons and knobs
- USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI Out offer flexible MIDI connectivity
- USB-powered and plug-and-play support for Mac and PC
- Production software included: Ableton Live Lite and Xpand! 2 by AIR Music Tech (downloads)