Alesis V49 49-Key USB-MIDI Keyboard Controller


Alesis have come up with some super-slim and very affordable MIDI controllers. The V49 features a basic waterfall style key-bed. All your drum-pads and controller parameters are located to the side, minimising desk space in your studio! Ships with a light version of Ableton Live, and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech!


        The Building Blocks for any Music Producer
        V49 also features four assignable knobs and buttons for manipulating effect plugins and virtual instruments: open and close filters, adjust volume levels, activate effects, tweak parameters, and more. Eight velocity-sensitive backlit pads allow you to launch clips or finger drum with exceptional response, and pitch and modulation wheels expand the expressive capabilities of your performing.

        Plug-and-Go Software
        V49 was designed to seamlessly and effortlessly integrate with your music software. A single USB connection to your Mac or PC provides both power and MIDI functionality, allowing you to plug right into your computer and start making music. All the knobs, buttons, and pads illuminate to provide real-time visual feedback and are laid out for an intuitive workflow. Plus, V49's slim design makes it easy to implement this powerful MIDI controller into any sized studio.

        Ableton Live & XPAND!2
        V49 is bundled with Ableton Live Lite 9 and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech, two dynamic pieces of software that enable you to record, produce, and perform with your computer. Ableton Live Lite 9 is a fluid audio/MIDI environment that enables you to spontaneously record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas on the fly. Xpand!2 is an advanced virtual instrument that comes with a collection of premium sounds, ranging from acoustic instruments to futuristic synthesizers. Together, these powerful music platforms allow you to create or perform music with V49 right out of the box.


        49 full-sized, square-front keys
        8 velocity-sensitive backlit pads for beat production and clip launching
        4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable buttons interface with your music software
        Octave Up and Down buttons let you access the full keyboard range
        Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
        Seamless, visual feedback via illuminated buttons and knobs
        USB power and USB-MIDI connectivity for Mac and PC
        Production software included: Ableton Live Lite 9 and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (downloads)

        V49 USB-MIDI Controller
        USB Cable
        Ableton Live Lite (Download)
        Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (Download)
        User Guide
        Safety & Warranty Manual
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