Launchkey Mini is our most compact and portable MIDI keyboard controller. It may be small, but it gives you everything you need to create new tunes in Ableton Live without cluttering up your desk. Featuring 16 velocity sensitive, three colour illuminated launch pads – use them to launch loops, sounds, effects, transport controls, and more. Launchkey Mini also features eight assignable rotary controls, seven function buttons and two performance buttons. Compact and portable, the Launchkey Mini is great for producing and performing at home or on stage.
Novation Launchkey Mini works out-of-the-box with major music software including Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro-Tools, Cubase, Reason, Logic, and any software which receives MIDI, as well as with the new free-to-download Novation Launchpad and Launchkey iPad apps. Find out more and download the app.
Launchkey Mini is an instantly-accessible mini keyboard and launch pad controller for a wide range of software apps on your computer or iPad. It’s a keyboard/DAW controller with 26 assignable controls, offering hands-on control of major music software via Novation’s intuitive InControl technology. Use the 16 velocity-sensitive three-colour launch pads to play drum sounds and samples expressively and launch clips and scenes in Ableton Live. Launchkey Mini includes a copy of Ableton Live Lite 9, along with an extensive Loopmasters sample pack and Novation’s classic analogue synths: the Bass Station and the V-Station. You can use these plug-ins and samples with Ableton, FL Studio or your DAW of choice.
Get started right away with over one gigabyte of loops including drums, FX and artist content. Launchkey Mini converts your computer or iPad into a keyboard controlled music system with no additional power supply required. Just plug in and play.
Launchkey Mini comes with a duo of powerful apps for iPad, which transform it into a true production and performance instrument. Use the Launchpad app with Launchkey Mini on your iPad to launch the included professional sample library and control effects, letting you produce and perform music right away. Load in new sound packs and import your own samples for an even more unique performance, then share your creation with your fan-base by uploading directly to Soundcloud and Dropbox.
Launchkey app for iPad is a synth filled with Novation technology, allowing you to control notes with the Launchkey Mini’s keyboard while warping the sound with the knobs or via intuitive multi touch control on the iPad’s screen. Launchkey and Launchpad apps sync together perfectly for simultaneous use – set an arpeggiator on the Launchkey app and switch to the Launchpad app to build the beats behind it, for example – and both apps are fully Audiobus compatible.
- An excellent compact 25-mini-key controller for your Mac, PC, or iPad
- 16 x tri-color, backlit performance pads let you play drums, trigger loops, and perform other useful functions
- Control levels, panning, and other parameters with 8 x programmable knobs
- Dedicated navigation buttons provide advanced integration with Ableton Live as well as Novation’s Launchpad and Launchkey iOS apps
- Comes complete with Ableton Live Lite, Novation V-Station and Bass Station soft synths, and the Loopmasters sample pack
- Novation Launchkey and Launchpad apps available for free from the Apple App Store
- Compatible with Apple iPad models via the Camera Connection Kit
|Number of Keys||25|
|Type of Keys||Synth action|
|Number of Performance Pads||16|
|Number of Encoders/Pots||8|
|Dedicated Transport Control||No|
|Other Controllers||Dedicated navigation controls|
|MIDI I/O||USB MIDI|
|Power Supply||USB Bus Power|