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Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller

Alesis VI49
Alesis VI49
 
List Price: $299.00
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Product Code: 9999-07681

 

Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller

The Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller is an advanced 49-Key USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller designed to seamlessly and effortlessly integrate with your music software and lets you take command of your music software with a series of pads, knobs, and buttons.

The Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller allows you manipulate plugins and virtual instruments with hands-on controls. With the Alesis VI49, you can open and close filters on virtual synthesizers, adjust volume levels in your mix, activate effects, and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

The Building Blocks of Professional Music Production

The Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller is an advanced USB/MIDI keyboard MIDI controller that lets you take command of your music software with a series of pads, knobs, and buttons. With 49 velocity-sensitive semi-weighted keys with aftertouch and Octave Up/Down buttons, you can expand the keyboard to the full melodic range and play bass lines, chords, and melodies. The Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller also features 12 assignable knobs and 36 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

The Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller 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 the Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller 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, the Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller'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

The Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller 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 Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller right out of the box.

Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller Features

  • 49 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with aftertouch
  • 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated RGB feedback for beat production and clip launching
  • 36 assignable buttons and 12 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)

Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller Specifications

  • Keyboard:
    • 49 keys, velocity-sensitive with aftertouch
    • Full range of 127 MIDI notes with Octave Up/Down buttons or transposition
  • Pads: 16 assignable pads; velocity-sensitive; RGB-backlit
  • Knobs: 12 assignable 270 knobs; blue-backlit
  • Buttons:
    • 48 assignable buttons; blue-backlit
    • 6 assignable transport buttons; blue- or red-backlit
    • 2 Octave Up/Down buttons; blue-backlit
    • 2 Value Up/Down buttons; blue-backlit
    • 1 Tempo button; blue-backlit
    • 1 Roll Mode button; blue-backlit
  • Inputs / Outputs:
    • 1 USB port
    • 1 1/4" (6.35mm) TS footswitch input
    • 1 5-pin MIDI out
  • Display: 3-digit, 7-segment LCD
  • Power:
    • via computer USB bus
    • via power adapter (sold separately): 9V DC, 500mA, center-positive
  • Dimensions: (W x D x H) 37.6" x 12.4" x 4.5" (95.5 cm x 31.5 cm x 11.5 cm)
  • Weight: 11.0 lbs. (5.0 kg)

Alesis VI49 Keyboard Controller Includes

  • VI Editor Software
  • (download)
  • Software Download Cards
  • USB Cable
  • User Guide
  • Safety & Warranty Manual

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