Nektar Impact GX61 USB MIDI Keyboard Controller, 61-Key

The Impact GX61 MIDI controller integrates so tightly with most DAWs that you'll find yourself spending less time mousing and typing, and more time creating.

Featuring a 61-note (5-octave) keyboard, pitch-bend wheel, modulation wheel and foot switch socket, the Nektar Impact GX61 is a dynamic and expressive instrument. With Nektar DAW integration, the hard work is done, so you don't have to. The no-fuss interface is a great entry into the world of Nektar controllers.

Nektar DAW integration supports multiple DAWs right out of the box including Reason, Logic, Cubase, Nuendo, GarageBand, Sonar, Bitwig, Reaper, FL Studio, Studio One, Digital Performer (installation required). Nektar DAW integration is carefully crafted to give the best experience with your Nektar hardware. It delivers the freedom to create, instead of having to reach for the mouse constantly when you are in the middle of capturing an idea.

Tailored to composition and performance with your computer music system, the Impact GX61 offers an extended feature set, normally unavailable on a compact controllers.

Two multi-colored octave buttons enable shifting the keyboard range up or down -3/+4 octaves with the LED colors changing to show the exact status, Impact GX are well equipped to deliver a great workflow.

Transport control with ability to goto and set locators, track navigation, volume control, launching windows and patch navigation is all available right from Impact GX.

Dedicated transpose buttons allow you to shift the keyboard range up to +/- 12 semi tones. The buttons can quickly be re-purposed to change the Global MIDI Channel or send Program messages. Additionally read more an assignable potentiometer provides control over any MIDI parameter, by default controls mixer volume.

Nektar DAW Integration for many of the most commonly used DAWs makes it easy to get going, and a pleasure to use. With Impact GX61 your controller keyboard is part of your system, giving you the creative freedom to compose, perform and play, without having to reach for your mouse constantly.


- 61-note full-sized velocity-sensitive keyboard
- 4 velocity curves + 3 fixed
- Octave up/down buttons with LED indicators
- Transpose up/down buttons with LED indicators (assignable to send Global MIDI Channel or Program)
- 7 x Transport buttons with secondary level for 14 MIDI controls
- Pitch bend wheel
- Modulation wheel (MIDI assignable)
- Potentiometer / control knob (MIDI assignable)
- Power on/off switch (back)
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- 1/4" TS jack foot switch input (MIDI Assignable)
- USB port on rear panel, and USB bus powered
- Connects to iPad via Apple Camera Connection Kit (not supplied)

System Requirements:
- USB Class compliant, no driver is needed for:
- Apple iOS, Apple OSX, Windows XP, or higher, Linux (MIDI driver software required)

Nektar DAW Integration:
- Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, Windows Vista, 7 & 8 or higher

Weight and Dimensions:
- Dimensions: 38"(L) x 7 3/4"(D) 2 3/4"(H)
- Weight: 6 Lbs

- Impact GX61 Keyboard
- Printed User Guide
- USB Cable
- Bitwig 8-Track License
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 8 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 40 x 10 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): Nektar Impact GX61

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