Even More Great Features
This USB MIDI controller gives you a superb array of options for use with all plug-ins and music production software.
The Alesis V61 is a 61 note keyboard controller with 8 velocity sensitive trigger pads and pitch & modulation wheels. With these you can trigger drum samples, control plug-in parameters on top of being able to use the keyboard to input chords and melodies.
V61 was designed to seamlessly and effortlessly integrate with your music software. A single USB connection to your Mac or PC provides both power and MIDI functionality, allowing you to plug right into your computer and start making music.
All the knobs, buttons, and pads illuminate to provide real-time visual feedback and are laid out for an intuitive workflow. Plus, V61's slim design makes it easy to implement this powerful MIDI controller into any sized studio.
Ableton Live & XPAND!2M
V61 is bundled with Ableton Live Lite 9 and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech, two dynamic pieces of software that enable you to record, produce, and perform with your computer. Ableton Live Lite 9 is a fluid audio/MIDI environment that enables you to spontaneously record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas on the fly. Xpand!2 is an advanced virtual instrument that comes with a collection of premium sounds, ranging from acoustic instruments to futuristic synthesizers.
Together, these powerful music platforms allow you to create or perform music with V61 right out of the box.