The Novation Impulse 61 is an ultra-responsive, highly expressive 61-key MIDI keyboard. Featuring a host of comprehensive and fully assignable controls. Whilst integrating seamlessly with Ableton Live, Apple Logic Pro, Avid Pro Tools, and most other music software. Overall, built to be a true player’s instrument.
Our Most Expressive Keyboard
Including full-size piano-style keys that are ultra-responsive with semi-weighted action and aftertouch. Impulse 61 adapts beautifully to virtual organs, synths, and pianos. While Novations Hight Rate Scan technology (HRS) reads the keyboard 10,000 times per second. Capturing every nuance and detail of your performance to an incredible degree of precision.
Produce Better Music
Take control of your mix and sculpt your sounds with the endless amount of knobs, faders, and buttons. Along with a functional LCD screen. Map each control individually to your favourite DAW or plug-in for maximimum control.
Do More with Your Drum Pads
Furthermore, the Impulse 61 features 8 pressure-sensitive and backlit pads. Perfect for playing and recording your drums and percussion tracks. While Roll mode makes light work of automatic note repeats. And Arp mode uses the pads for real-time arpeggio design in Ableton Live. Even assign them as multi-coloured clip launches; yellow for a loaded clip, green for a playing clip and red for a recording clip.
Connect To Just About Anything
Worry less about compatibility, as the Novation Impulse 61 requires only a Mac or PC to get up and running via USB. Plus a 5-pin DIN MIDI Out port enables you to connect to hardware synths and sound modules. Making the Impulse 61 not only perfect for creating music, but also performing live.
Make Music Straight Out of the Box with Impulse 61
You’ll also get a copy of Ableton Live Lite edition straight out of the box. Meaning you can get started making music right away, while also taking advantage of the integration between the keyboard and DAW. Providing;
Mixer control (all channels)
Clip launching (using Impulse 61’s backlit drum pads)
Expanding the Loopmasters sample library to 4GB, you have an enormous collection of sounds at your fingertips. Enjoy professional quality, and royalty-free loops, one-shots, and three fully multi-sampled instruments for Ableton Live; Acoustic Piano, Electric Piano, and Organ. So whether you’re creating Blues music, Hip Hop or techno and house, you’ll benefit from all the sounds provided. Giving you everything you need to get started making music today!
You’ll also enjoy the Bass Station plug-in. Bringing the sound and vibe of Novations legendary bass synthesiser to your favourite DAW.
Overall, the Novation Impulse 61 is an impressive MIDI keyboard that’s packed with features. Integrating seamlessly with Ableton, it’s perfect for both creating and performing music!