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Product Code: NEKT_LX49

Nektar Impact LX 49 MIDI Controller Keyboard

The Nektar Impact LX 49 note MIDI controller keyboard delivers plenty of performance way above its class for so little money. From the 49 or 61 note velocity sensitive keyboard, 8 velocity sensitive pads to the rubberized fader caps and low-profile design, Impact LX49 and LX61 feels, looks, performs and is supported like a class act.  DAW integration with most of the popular DAWs makes it easy to get going and a breeze to set up. With Impact LX49 the hard work is done, so you can focus on your creativity.


    • Nektar Impact LX 49 PRODUCT FEATURES:

      OCTAVE & TRANSPOSE BUTTONS

      There is more to the 4 Octave & Transpose buttons than meets the eye. 4 functions are selectable on the fly so you can make important changes at any time, even while you play. A key combination makes assignment quick and easy. Choices include sending out MIDI Program Messages, change the Global MIDI Channel or select any of Impact LX's 5 user presets with either the Octave or Transpose buttons. alternate text

      PADS

      For groove and beat creation Impact LX's 8 velocity sensitive pads makes life easy. Each pad can be assigned any MIDI note number or MIDI cc message, for use as MIDI trigger or toggle buttons. But the best part is the "Pad Learn" feature which allows you to just select a pad, play the note or drum sound you want on the keyboard and assignment is done. No complex menus for a task that's essential for getting the most out of your pads. Assignments are stored over power cycling so you don't lose your settings when you switch your system off for the night. In addition, 4 pad map locations can store your settings for future recall.

      USER PRESETS & PROGRAMMING MIDI

      If you mainly want to use your DAWs MIDI learn features, Impact LX is easy to come to grips with. There are 2 non-overlapping, read-only presets on the Mixer and Instrument buttons so you can quickly switch between independent and 
      unique setups. These presets are also used for Impact LX's integrated DAW support. 
      In addition, 5 user presets are programmed for GM compatible and "learn-friendly" setups plus they can of course be overwritten with your own settings. 
      With the Impact LX's "Null" function switched to on, parameter values are stored when you switch between presets so you avoid parameter jumping.

      DAW CONTROL

      Impact LX49 and LX61 software integration supports most of the popular DAWs. A common workflow gives access to many of the functions you are most likely to need when recording and performing with your Impact LX. The best part is that it's all done for you. All you have to do is complete the installation process and start making music. Impact LX DAW integration currently supports Cubase, Digital Performer, Garageband, Logic, Nuendo, Reaper, Reason, Sonar and Studio One. DAWs are different and the Impact LX DAW integration caters for each DAWs uniqueness while maintaining a common workflow. Relying on your computer screen for constant feedback, important and essential windows related to what you are controlling can be open and closed as needed, right from Impact LX49 or LX61. The following is a brief overview of the common workflow.
    • Nektar Impact LX 49 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

      49 note (61 on LX61) velocity-sensitive synth-action keyboard 
      4 velocity curves plus 3 fixed
      Pitch bend & Modulation assignable wheels
      Octave shift buttons
      Transpose shift buttons
      Foot switch pedal socket (sustain)

      PADS
      8 velocity sensitive pads
      4 velocity curves plus 3 fixed
      Note-learn
      Pads assignable notes and MIDI cc messages
      Load or Save to any of 4 pad maps

      CONTROLS
      8 potentiometers
      9 30mm faders
      9 assignable buttons
      6 dedicated transport buttons
      5 preset locations store control settings
      Integration files for major DAWs 

      CONNECTIONS
      Foot switch (sustain) 1/4" jack input (pedal not included)
      USB port for power and communication with computer

      WEIGHT/DIMENSIONS
      Dimensions: 31 5/8"(L) x 10 1/2"(D) 3 "(H)
      Weight: 7 Lbs
    • Nektar Impact LX 49 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

      Class compliant (no driver needed): OSX and Windows XP or higher
      Daw Integration
      Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, Windows Vista, 7 & 8 or higher
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