Alesis VX49 Controller Keyboard with VST Integration

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Product Ref: 66374

  • 4.3'' High-Resolution Full-Colour Display
  • Integrated Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) Software
  • Custom 49-Key Alesis Semi-Weighted Keybed
  • 8 Velocity and Pressure Sensitive Drum Pads
  • Includes Free Software

Alesis VX49 Controller Keyboard with VST Integration

The Alesis VX49 Controller Keyboard with VST Integration is a 49-key USB/MIDI keyboard controller with high resolution colour screen with built-in drum pads. The custom 49-key Alesis semi-weighted keybed gives you the simulated feel of real piano keys, with the keys reacting to your touch in a natural way. The integrated high resolution colour screen features dedicated interface buttons which allow you to directly control your DAW and VST plugins. The 8 pressure-sensitive drum pads give you the ability to trigger any sample directly from your DAW, whether it be drum samples or vocal shots. Also featured are 8-dual function switch pads, backlit and rubberised pitch and mod wheels plus integrated Virtual Instrument Player (VIP). With its multitude of functions and integrated VIP software, the VX49 is the ideal MIDI controller for anyone involved with music production.

Product Ref: 66374

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Full Colour, High-Resolution Screen

Built-in to the VX48 controller is a 4.3'' full colour high-resolution display screen. This allows you to interface with your DAW and VST plugins directly, eliminating the need for computer monitors and external devices. Its high-resolution display is clear and bright, making it ideal for low-light and darker studio sessions. Combine this with the VIP software and it results in a more efficient and increased workflow, functioning as an all-in-one USB/MIDI controller.

Virtual Instrument Player

Also included with the VX49 is the fully integrated Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software. This software gives you ability to fuse your live playability with the expansive options of VST plugins and other software-based instruments. This minimises the need for constantly working with your computer, making the VX49 act as a standalone all-in-one workstation. VIP is compatible with any VSTi virtual instrument providing added depth to your creative process. Also included are 7 premium-grade VST plugins from SONiVOX and AIR Music Tech that come bundled with VX49. The full-colour 4.3'' display gives you optimum control of the VIP software, allowing you select plugin controls and parameters for sound design purposes.

Pressure-Sensitive Drum Pads

The 8 illuminated, pressure-sensitive drum pads are conveniently built-in to the side of the controller, allowing you to trigger any sample directly from your DAW. The drum pads feature velocity sensing technology meaning that, depending on how hard you hit the pad, it will trigger the sample at a certain volume. For example, if you hit the pad softly the triggered sample will be played at a lower volume and vice versa. The drum pads are not limited to just drum samples either. Any sample you may have, whether it be vocal samples, instrument one shots or chopped up music samples; you can directly trigger them in real-time.


  • Integrated 4.3-inch high-resolution full-color screen with dedicated interface buttons
  • Screen provides 1:1, real-time feedback of plugin parameters
  • Includes Virtual Instrument Player software—load, play and control any VST plugin
  • Custom 49-key Alesis semi-weighted keybed with aftertouch
  • 8 performance-ready 360-degree knobs
  • 8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive drum pads with RGB illumination
  • Dedicated pad bank, transport control, octave, and performance buttons
  • Roll mode, time division, pattern arpeggiator, and tap tempo buttons
  • Expression pedal and footswitch inputs
  • Standalone MIDI controller or control your plugins and DAW simultaneously
  • Includes software: Ableton Live Lite, Vacuum Pro, Loom, Hybrid 3, Xpand!2, Velvet, Transfuser, Eighty Eight Ensemble

System Requirements (For VIP Software System)

  • 2 GB free disk space for basic installation, 20GB free disk space for full content installation
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • Multi-core CPU
  • 1280 x 768 pixel screen resolution
  • Mac OS X 10.8 or later
  • Windows 7 32-Bit, Windows 7 64-Bit, Windows 8 64-Bit, or later

Hardware Requirements

  • 1 available USB port
  • 200MB of free disk space

For more information on the Alesis VX49 please refer to the PDF above.