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Alesis VI61 Keyboard Controller

Alesis VI61
Alesis VI61
 
List Price: $349.00
Our Price: $279.00

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Product Code: 9999-07675

 

Alesis VI61 Keyboard Controller

The Alesis VI61 Keyboard Controller is an advanced USB/MIDI keyboard MIDI controller that seamlessly and effortlessly integrates with your music software and allows you take command of your music software with a series of pads, knobs, and buttons.

The Building Blocks of Professional Music Production

The Alesis VI61 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 61 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 VI61 Keyboard Controller 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

The Alesis VI61 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 Alesis VI61 Keyboard Controller to control external MIDI modules, synthesizers, and more. An LED screen and illuminated knobs, buttons, and pads provide real-time visual feedback and are laid out for an intuitive workflow. Plus, the Alesis VI61 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 VI61 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 VI61 Keyboard Controller right out of the box.

Alesis VI61 Keyboard Controller 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)

Alesis VI61 Keyboard Controller Specifications

  • Keyboard:
    • 61 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: 16 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) 44.1" x 12.4" x 4.5" (112 cm x 31.5 cm x 11.5 cm)
  • Weight: 13.0 lbs. (5.9 kg)

Alesis VI61 Keyboard Controller Requirements

  • Mac: OS X 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9
  • PC: Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Processor: Multicore Processor
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Port: Available USB Port

Alesis VI61 Keyboard Controller Includes

  • USB Cable
  • Ableton Live Lite (Download)
  • Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (Download)
  • User Guide
  • Safety & Warranty Manual

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