Arturia KeyLab Essential 61 MK3 MIDI Keyboard Controller, 61-Key

With 61 keys, creative features like Chord Mode, and tons of sounds in the included Analog Lab software synth, the KeyLab Essential 61 Mk3 is ready to jam.

A keyboard controller that doesn't need tons of controls, menu diving, or complex configuration to operate, KeyLab Essential 61 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:

Includes 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.

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.


- 61-key feature-packed MIDI Controller keyboard with all-in-one software package
- 1 clickable encoder, 9 encoders, 9 faders, 6 transport switches, 4 command switches, 1 read more 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: 35.03 x 9,44 x 2,75 inches (890 x 240 x 70mm)
Instrument weight: 6.79 lbs (3.08 Kg)

Hardware Specifications:
- 61-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: 8.82 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 39 x 12 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 231533
Shipping Weight: 9.7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 40 x 13 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 231531

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