Launchpad X is the essential 64-pad MIDI grid controller for Ableton Live. It gives you everything you need to make music. Launch, play and perform your sounds and build your tracks using the large, super-sensitive RGB pads, dynamic note and scale modes, and mixer controls.The essential Live controller
Everything about making tracks in Ableton Live is made easier with Launchpad X's quick, hands-on clip and scene launching and the most playable grid to date. Play your instruments and devices expressively with the 64 velocity- and pressure-sensitive RGB pads, then never lose an idea with one-press Capture MIDI control. Launchpad X belongs on the desk of every Ableton Live music maker.Express yourself
Launchpad X gives you everything you need right at your fingertips so you can spend less time clicking a mouse and more time making music. Never worry about being out of key, Dynamic Note and Scale modes let you easily play perfectly in-key basslines, melodies, chords and leads. The most responsive velocity-sensitive pads with polyphonic aftertouch let you play your instruments dynamically and expressively. Step back from the screen, get hands-on and dive into your tracks.Make it yours
Go deeper and get Launchpad X working the way you want. Use Novation Components to customise MIDI mappings, and control almost anything; four custom modes mean you can design how this essential grid controller works for you, you're only limited by your imagination.Take control of your performance
Essential performance controls are a single button-press away: stop, solo, mute, record arm and set your levels, pans and sends. Using Launchpad X is a simple as it gets, no drivers to install, just plug and perform.Sound Collective
When you register your Launchpad X, you'll automatically gain access to Sound Collective. Get new free plug-ins every couple of months from some of the biggest names in the business, along with offers, discounts and more.64 RGB Pads
Large RGB velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads give you a perfect reflection of your Ableton Live session, making it easier than ever to see your clips and play your instruments expressively.Ableton Live Integration
Quickly launch clips and scenes, never lose ideas with Capture MIDI, and access performance controls like stop, solo, mute, record arm, volume, pan, and sends to dynamically control your music, no mouse needed.Dynamic Note and Scale modes
Enable you to effortlessly play perfectly in-key basslines, melodies, chords and leads. Launchpad X even knows when you're drumming and shows your drum rack on the grid.Four Custom Modes
Use Novation Components to customise mappings and control anything MIDI easily from Launchpad X.Get Started Easily
Use Novation's online Easy Start tool to get all the software you want, and step-by-step video guides to get you set up with Live and making music in minutes.Product Specifications
- 64 Velocity Sensitive Pads
- 16 Buttons
- 81 RGB LEDs
- USB-C Socket
- Kensington MiniSaver Slot
- Ableton Live Lite, quickly organise and arrange your sounds and start making tracks with this staple electronic-music-making software
- AAS Session Bundle, Three synths for music makers, providing staple sounds for your tracks
- XLN Addictive Keys, Access one of four virtual keyboards when you register your first piece of Novation hardware
- Klevgrand R0Verb and DAW Cassette, High quality reverb and tape deck emulation plug-ins, to add some space or take your sound back to the golden age of cassette tapes
- Softube Time and Tone bundle, made up of four of Softube's world class plug-ins: reverb, delay, an easy to use mastering tool and distortion
- Sound Collective, bringing Novation hardware owners a new free plug-in every few months
- Ableton Live 10 Lite is included
If you already have Ableton Live it must be version 10 or greater to work with Launchpad. We recommend that you update to the latest version as previous versions of Ableton Live do not include the Launchpad integration for InControl. Launchpad will also work as a standard MIDI controller.Power Requirements
- USB bus powered
- 241mm length x 241mm depth x 17.5mm height
Item Type: Controller
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