Arturia KeyLab Essential 49 MK3 MIDI Keyboard Controller, 49-Key

With the included Analog Lab software synth and creative tools like Chord Mode and an arpeggiator, the KeyLab Essential 49 Mk3 comes ready to make music.

The Arturia KeyLab Essential 49 MK3 is a keyboard controller that doesn't need tons of controls, menu diving, or complex configuration to operate. KeyLab Essential mk3 looks modern, feels great, and removes creative barriers for next-level music making.

Get an in-depth tour of KeyLab Essential features in this video from Arturia:

Learn how to use your KeyLab to control Analog Lab, Arturia's library of synth and keyboard sounds:

For DAW producers, musicians with hybrid setups, or performers using hardware; enhance any creative setup or musical style with MIDI out & USB power, deep DAW compatibility, and premium software.

This controller comes with everything that users need to start creating their own music. Explore premium tools like Ableton Live Lite, Analog Lab V, UVI Model D grand piano, and Native Instruments' The Gentleman upright piano; enjoy access to millions of royalty-free lifetime loops & samples with a Loopcloud 2 months subscription + 1 Welcome pack + 1 pack of your choice; get to grips with playing keyboard, finger drumming, DAW production, and even music theory with a Melodics "unlimited" trial subscription & bonus lessons.

Many musicians and producers will be familiar with Arturia's award-winning software; KeyLab Essential mk3 is part of the same range, seamlessly integrating with Analog Lab V, Pigments, and V Collection.


- 49-key feature-packed MIDI controller keyboard with all-in-one software package
- 1 clickable encoder, 9 encoders, 9 read more faders, 6 transport switches, 4 command switches, 1 modulation wheel, 1 pitch bend wheel, 8 pads- Creative features: Scale Mode, Chord Mode, and Arpeggiator, making composition, songwriting, and beat-making more intuitive than ever.
- Custom DAW integration: KeyLab Essential Mk3 features custom scripts for deeper control over DAWs, including Ableton Live Logic Pro X, FL Studio, and more.
- More versatile presets: The 2000 presets included with Analog Lab V are no longer limited to vintage sounds; users can enjoy unique hybrids, modern synths, orchestral sounds, and more.
- Easier controls & interface: RGB-backlit pads with velocity and pressure sensitivity, contextual button, and a bright 2.5" LCD screen for real-time feedback.
- Expanded software package for beginners & pros: Now includes Analog Lab V, 2 pianos (UVI Model D, NI's The Gentleman), plus subscriptions to Loopcloud and Melodics.
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Instrument size: 31.102 x 9.44 x 2.75 inches (790 x 240 x 70mm)
Instrument weight: 6.08 lbs (2.76 Kg)

Hardware Specifications:
- 49-note velocity-sensitive keyboard with hybrid synth-piano feel
- Controllers: 1 clickable encoder, 9 encoders, 9 30mm faders, 6 transport switches, 4 command switches, 1 modulation wheel, 1 pitch bend wheel, 8 touch and pressure-sensitive RGB pads
- Functions as a universal MIDI controller
- 2.5" LCD display, 4 contextual buttons, and a jog wheel for easy sound & project navigation
- Custom DAW integration scripts, plus MCU/HUI control compatibility
- Smart features: Arpeggiator, Chord play, Scale mode, Hold function

- MIDI out
- USB-C (bus powered, class-compliant)
- Pedal input (Sustain, Footswitch, and Expression)

Premium creative software included:
- Analog Lab V
- Ableton Live Lite
- UVI Model D
- Native Instruments' The Gentleman
- Melodics subscription
- Loopcloud subscription
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Alpine White
Shipping Weight: 8.9 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 36 x 13 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 231523
Shipping Weight: 8.85 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 36 x 13 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 231521

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