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Arturia Ships 61-note Keyboard
Analog Experience THE LABORATORY 61 is now available 31/10/11
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Arturia has announced the shipping of its fourth and most sophisticated keyboard in the
Analog Experience series: Analog Experience THE LABORATORY 61 keys.
Analog Experience THE LABORATORY 61 is a 61-note MIDI keyboard with velocity and
aftertouch-sensitive keys that Arturia say is designed to easily integrate into any studio and stage
Packaged with the Analog Laboratory software, Arturia tell us that it also offers straightforward control over
3500 of the world's finest analog sounds, 330 drum loops and 200 scenes. They say that, as a matter of
fact, the workflow is the same as on a traditional hardware synthesizer, but at better
value and with better integration in the studio environment and that assignable pads, knobs and faders also make AE Laboratory 61 the ideal MIDI keyboard
to control third party software or MIDI hardware devices.
Here's the main features as listed by Arturia... Hardware
Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch
Controllers: 2 encoders with press selection, 11 standard rotary encoders, 9 sliders,
23 switches, 1 modulation wheel, 1 pitch bend wheel, 4 touch-sensitive and
Connectivity : Midi in & out, USB, Sustain pedal, Expression pedal, Aux footswitch,
32 digit LED screen
Also functions as a universal MIDI controller
Browse presets with the dedicated encoders
Save and recall snapshots on your hardware
Control any sonic parameter from the keyboard
Trigger drums from the pads
Premium MIDI controller features:
High quality aluminium and wooden case
New editing options allowing for a quick set up with any application, thanks to the
MIDI Control Center
Easy MIDI set-up directly on the keyboard
3500 virtual analog synthesizer sounds that have defined the sonic palette of
200 scenes that will you get started in 11 musical genres:
Electro, Urban, Pop, Rock, Soundtrack, Jazz, Latin, Funk, Classical, World, Dub-Reggae.
All the presets are selected from the Arturia Classic Synths
Minimoog-V, Moog Modular V, CS-80V, ARP 2600 V, Prophet V, Prophet VS and
In-depth Editing on the original synths for the owners of Arturia Classic Analog
Smart Preset Manager: by Instrument, by Type and/or by Characteristics, and find
presets according to these filtered choices.
Straight-forward Editing, with the most essential parameters for personalizing
Filter and LFO sections,
4 Key Parameters differing for each preset
Chorus & Delay mix
2 ADSR envelopes
Integrates as a plug-in within your sequencer, on Mac and PC, or plays as a stand
alone software synthesizer.
Pricing and Availability:
USD $499 / EURO 429