The Alesis Q61 61 Key Keyboard Controller is the ultimate production and performance controller that gives you great expression capabilities in an easy to use, no-nonsense layout. The Q61 controller keyboard features USB-MIDI for easy connection to Mac, PC, iOS devices, and traditional MIDI jacks for connecting to MIDI sound modules, synthesizers, samplers, and more! If you need a quality, affordable controller keyboard, look no further than the Alesis Q61!
Alesis Q61 61 Key Keyboard Controller Features
- 61-key keyboard controller for use with virtually any music software or MIDI device
- Velocity sensitive keys for expressive, musical performance
- USB MIDI and traditional MIDI for use with Mac, PC, and iOS devices as well as MIDI hardware
- Pitch and Modulation wheels for increased musical expression
- Backlit Octave Up and Down buttons enable expanded musical range
- Assignable volume/data-entry slider enables you to control your most-used parameter
- Sustain pedal input for complete performance (pedal sold separately)
- Includes Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition for recording, sequencing, and performing
- Bus powered via USB: no power cable needed
The Alesis Q61 is a 61-note keyboard controller that works with virtually any music software and MIDI hardware devices. With 61 touch-sensitive keys, the Q61 gives you a five-octave range of expression in a sleek, portable controller, built for the studio or stage. A full array of essential controls is onboard the Q61 controller, including pitch and modulation wheels, octave up and down buttons, an assignable data slider, and the ability to send program changes from the keys.
The Alesis Q61 is the perfect choice for controlling hardware MIDI devices. Its compact size and portability make it ideal for fitting into existing rigs and then hitting the road. Place it a tier above an existing workstation keyboard and utilize Q61's streamlined layout to maximize your sound and performance options. You can even send Program Changes from the Alesis Q61's keys to change programs, patches, and more.
The Q61 keyboard comes with Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition software so you can perform, record and sequencing music right out of the box. This customized version of Ableton Live provides a fresh and easy way to create music. You’ll get audio recording and production capabilities as well as powerful tools for live performance.