Arturia Keylab Essential MK3 61 BK

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Arturia's KeyLab Essential 3 offers a new level of accessibility, fun and creativity in music production, redefining the essence of a modern universal control keyboard.
From its refined new design to its vastly improved creative workflow, and including a comprehensive software package, it promises to shake up the affordable controller market. It allows modern musicians and sound explorers to expand their musical setup without breaking the bank.


Suitable for all styles and configurations
For producers working with Digital Audio Workstations (Ableton Live, Logic, etc.), musicians with hybrid setups or artists using physical instruments; enhance any creative setup or musical style with MIDI output and USB power, unmatched DAW compatibility and high-end software.

The new standard in affordable controller keyboards
A controller that doesn't need tons of controls, multiple submenus or complex setups to work. KeyLab Essential 3 is modern, fun to use, and removes the creative barriers to high-end music production.

Directly linked to Arturia's leading software lines
Many musicians and producers use Arturia's award-winning software; KeyLab Essential 3 is part of this essential range and integrates seamlessly with Analog Lab V, Pigments and V Collection.

New Features

New creative features:
Scale mode, chord mode and arpeggiator, making composing, songwriting and rhythm creation more intuitive than ever.

Custom DAW integration:
KeyLab Essential 3 features custom scripts for deeper control of DAWs, including Ableton Live Logic Pro X, FL Studio, and more.

More versatile presets:
The 2,000 presets included in Analog Lab V are no longer limited to vintage sounds; users can enjoy unique hybrid sounds, modern synths, orchestral sounds, and more.

Easier controls and interface: RGB backlit pads with velocity and pressure sensitivity, context-sensitive buttons, and a new bright 2.5-inch LCD for real-time feedback.
Expanded software package for beginners and pros: Now includes Analog Lab V, 2 pianos (UVI Model D, The Gentleman by NI), as well as subscriptions to Loopcloud and Melodics.

Everything users need to start creating their own music. Discover top-of-the-line tools like Ableton Live Lite, Analog Lab V, the UVI Model D grand piano and Native Instruments' The Gentleman upright piano; enjoy access to millions of royalty-free loops and samples with a Loopcloud subscription from
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  • Number of keys 61 keys
  • Touch Light touch
  • 49- and 61-note velocity-sensitive keyboard with hybrid synth-piano feel
  • 1 clickable encoder
  • 9 rotary encoders
  • 9 x 30mm faders
  • 8-button transport bar
  • 4 switches
  • 1 modulation wheel and pitch bend wheel
  • 8 touch and pressure sensitive pads
  • Screen control
  • 2.5" LCD display with context-sensitive buttons
  • Real-time feedback on settings and controls
  • Intelligent functions
  • Multi-mode arpeggiator
  • Chord mode
  • Scale mode
  • Hold function
  • Semitone transposition
  • Software integration :
  • Seamless integration with Analog Lab V: sound selection, preset browsing, intelligent assigned controls
  • Custom DAW scripts for FL Studio, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Cubase, Bitwig Studio
  • Also compatible with MCU/HUI control
  • Up to 6 user presets for a fully customizable experience
  • Software and services included
  • Analog Lab V software with over 2000 sounds
  • Ableton Live Lite
  • Native Instruments' The Gentleman
  • UVI Model D
  • 2 month subscription to Loopcloud
  • Melodics subscription for 40 lessons
  • Connectivity
  • USB-C connects to computers and MIDI control centre
  • 5-pin DIN MIDI output for connection to external instruments and equipment
  • Pedal control input for sustain, expression or footswitch
  • Power via USB-C
  • Computer requirements :
  • Windows
  • Win 10+ (64bit)
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 4-core CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost)
  • 6 GB free hard drive space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
  • ARM processors are not supported on Windows
  • System requirements
  • Runs in standalone mode, VST, AAX, Audio Unit, NKS (64-bit DAW only).
  • Apple
  • Mac OS 10.13+
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 4-core CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost) or M1 CPU
  • 3 GB free hard drive space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
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