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Thursday, November 17, 2016
Arturia Announces MiniLab MKII
Published on Nov 17, 2016 ARTURIA
"Arturia announces its new MIDI controller, MiniLab MKII, a keyboard for modern musician.
MiniLab MKII comes with Analog Lab Lite, Ableton Live Lite and UVI Grand Piano Model D
Music : Stéphane Schott (http://www.lyynkstudio.com/)"
Arturia MiniLab MKII Introductory Tutorial
Published on Nov 18, 2016 ARTURIA
"In this Guided Tour discover the main features of the MiniLab MKII as well as it's integration with Analog Lab Lite & Ableton Live Lite."
"MiniLab MkII is a high quality, feature-packed controller which gives you hands-on access to the sounds in your virtual studio. Breathe new life into your sounds by playing, tweaking, tapping and twisting its rugged controls.
This powerful controller also comes with several critically acclaimed software titles that will have you creating professional recordings in no time. Analog Lab Lite lets you perform using hundreds of legendary synth, piano, organ & string machine sounds. Ableton Live Lite lets you record, arrange, and cultivate your musical ideas into a finished product. UVI Grand is a recreation of the Steinway Model D piano.
Let’s take a closer look at what MiniLab MkII has to offer…
1. Shift button
Select MIDI presets and MIDI channels with this button.
2. Pad 1-8 / 9-16 button
Switch between two banks of eight pads.
3. Octave Transpose buttons
Octave transpose buttons allow you to shift the keyboard up and down.
4. Pitch Bend and Modulation touch strips
Accurate touch sensitive strips.
5. 16 Multi-Function Encoders
Assign these knobs to your favorite plug-in or DAW. Two of those encoders are clickable.
6. Multi-color velocity & pressure sensitive Pads
8 ultra responsive velocity and pressure sensitive pads.
7. 25 velocity sensitive Slim-Keys
Highly playable, compact format keyboard.
8. Footswitch input
Sends MIDI Note & CC data. Can be programmed for Gate or Toggle operation.
9. USB 2.0 port
Full-sized Type-B USB jack: Bus-powered, class-compliant. No drivers needed."