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Over 6,500 classic synth and keyboard sounds


Arturia built their worldwide reputation by creating some of the best-sounding emulations of vintage synthesizers ever, so it's no surprise you get over 6,500 classic sounds with the KeyLab 88 Essential. You get choice patches from Arturia's most popular software titles like the Modular V, Arp 2600 V, JUP-8V, and many more. From fat, warm bass to sizzling synth leads and soaring pads, you've got every iconic synth sound you need in this bundle. Add in classic EPs and organs, and you've got a veritable sonic tour de force! And KeyLab 88 Essential gives you full command over the virtual instruments’ smart controls, and it lets you quickly scan presets, select sounds, and switch parts.



Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 Features:


  • Value-packed combination of Analog Lab software and a powerful 88-key controller
  • Great-feeling, velocity-sensitive semi-weighted keys
  • 9 rotary controls, 9 faders, and 8 backlit control pads
  • MIDI Control Center software makes it easy to create custom control layouts
  • Analog Lab software, with a new easier-to-use interface, includes over 6,000 adjustable and storable presets, including the new CMI V, DX7V, Buchla Easel V, and Clavinet V
  • Generous array of rotary encoders, faders, and more for hands-on control
  • MIDI I/O, USB port, and sustain jack on the back panel
  • Includes Analog Lab, UVI Grand Piano Model D, and Ableton Live Lite


Tech Specs


  • Type:Keyboard Controller
  • Number of Keys:88
  • Type of Keys:Semi-weighted
  • Velocity Sensitive:Yes
  • Pads:8 x Backlit, Velocity-sensitive
  • Other Controllers:Pitchbend, Mod Wheel
  • Encoders/Pots:9 x Rotary Knobs, 1 x Clickable Jog Wheel
  • Faders:9 x Faders
  • Dedicated Transport Control:Yes
  • Pedal Inputs:1 x 1/4" (sustain)
  • MIDI I/O:Out/USB
  • USB:1 x Type B
  • Computer Connectivity:USB
  • Features:Chord Play Mode
  • Software:Analog Lab, Ableton Live Lite, UVI Grand Piano Model D
  • Format:Standalone, AAX, AU, VST (iLok account required)
  • Hardware Requirements - Mac:2GHz Processor or higher, 4GB RAM minimum
  • Hardware Requirements - PC:2GHz Processor or higher, 4GB RAM minimum
  • OS Requirements - Mac:OS X 10.11.6 or later
  • OS Requirements - PC:Windows 7 SP1 or later
  • Power Supply:USB bus power, 9V DC positive center power supply (sold separately)

Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 88-key Keyboard Controller

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