Novation Impulse 25 Key USB MIDI Controller Keyboard
Novation Impulse 25 Key USB MIDI Controller KeyboardDetails
The Novation Impulse 25 is the compact, 25-key instrument at the bottom end of the Impulse range of professional USB/MIDI controllers. It has the same 8 knobs and 8 back-lit drum pads of its bigger brothers, and a single fader and button for controlling your DAW and plug-ins. Novation Automap 4 and Ableton Live Lite software are packaged with the keyboard, to get you making music straight away.
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The Impulse 25 has a 25-key precision, semi-weighted keyboard with assignable aftertouch. Designed to feel like an instrument rather than a computer peripheral, it is also incredibly accurate, translating musical expression extremely effectively. Your performance is reflected exactly by the synth or software instrument you are triggering.
The keyboard includes a control surface to give you hands-on control of your DAW and plug-ins. Eight knobs, a custom LCD screen and a fader and button let you take control of your mixer, transport controls and plug-in instruments and effects, and the included Novation Automap 4 software gives you instant mapping to the things you need to control.
Impulse 25 also has 8 quality-feel drum pads which are velocity-sensitive with aftertouch. Back-lit with 3-colour LEDs, they can do things other drum pads can't, including warping arpeggios in real time, rolling beats and launching clips in Ableton Live. Ableton Live Lite is included with the keyboard, for production, performance and composition.
As well as Ableton, Impulse is designed to give you instant hands-on control of Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, Reason/Record and Sonar. It also works as a standard MIDI device with other DAWs such as Garage Band, and comes with free software including Ableton Live Lite, Novation Bass Station, Loopmasters sample library and 502MB of live drum loops and breaks from Mike The Drummer.
- Precision semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch
- Professional control surface gives you full control of your DAW including mixer, transport and plug-in instruments and effects
- Novation's Automap control software makes it fast and simple to assign knobs, faders and buttons to your music software
- Back-lit drum pads allow you to warp arpeggios and improvise with rhythm patterns - they also launch clips in Ableton
- Large LCD screen displays control information
- Hardware design is tough and rugged
- Comes with Ableton Live Lite, Novation's Bass Station synth and a Loopmasters sample pack
- USB powered, with expression and sustain pedal inputs as well as MIDI in and out ports for connecting external MIDI instruments
Impulse also comes with a stack of free software and sounds:
- Ableton Live Lite - powerful loop based music-making software
- Novation Bass Station - legendary analogue bass synth as a software plug-in
- Loopmasters sample library - over 1GB of royalty-free samples
- Mike The Drummer - 502MB of live drum loops and breaks
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