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Alesis maintain their slim keyboard design of the V series but pack out the controls! The VI61 has more controller parameters and features such as after-touch and Roll mode - for programing rhythmic sub-divisions with the drum-pads. Also includes a light version of Ableton Live, and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech!
The Building Blocks of Professional Music Production VI61 also features 16 assignable knobs and 48 assignable buttons for manipulating effect plugins and virtual instruments: open and close filters, adjust volume levels, activate effects, tweak parameters, and more. 16 velocity-sensitive RGB trigger pads allow you to launch clips or finger drum with exceptional response and colorful visual feedback. Plus, pitch and modulation wheels expand the expressive capabilities of your performing.
Plug-and-Go Software VI61 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. With the 5-pin MIDI Out, you can also use VI61 to control external MIDI modules, synthesizers, and more. A LED screen and illuminated knobs, buttons, and pads provide real-time visual feedback and are laid out for an intuitive workflow. Plus, VI61's compact design makes it easy to take this advanced MIDI controller on the road or implement it into any sized studio.
Ableton Live & XPAND!2 VI61 is bundled with Ableton Live Lite 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 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 VI61 right out of the box.
VI61 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
Features: 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)
Includes: VI61 MIDI Keyboard Controller USB Cable Ableton Live Lite (Download) Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (Download) User Guide Safety & Warranty Manual