The Alesis QX61 61 Key Keyboard Controller puts you in control over any parameter of your favorite music software. Through a standard USB connection, the Alesis QX61 keyboard receives power while also transmitting MIDI data to your Mac, PC or iOS software, or MIDI hardware device of choice. Punch out a drumbeat on great-feeling pads, open up a filter with smooth, tight knobs, or adjust volume and playback of sequencing software with long faders and snappy buttons.
Alesis QX61's immense parameter control and velocity-sensitive keyboard get your hands off of the mouse and into the action for a more efficient, visceral music-making experience. The included Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition software gives you audio recording and production capabilities as well as powerful tools for live performance!
Alesis QX61 61 Key Keyboard Controller Features
- 61-key touch-sensitive keyboard
- Control virtually any Mac, PC, or iOS music software
- Velocity-sensitive keys with modulation and pitch-bend wheels
- Eight faders perfect for adjusting volume or synth parameters
- Four drum pads for triggering samples, loops and sequencing drums
- Eight knobs ideal for adjusting pan position or any other parameter
- Six assignable buttons for triggering software controls
- USB-MIDI and traditional MIDI for use with Mac and PC, as well as MIDI hardware
- Includes Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition software
- Bus powered via USB: no power cable needed
With a 61-note keyboard, the QX61 controller's pitch range is perfect for performing with software instruments and samplers while still remaining highly portable. Plus, the Alesis QX61 provides keyboard players with a full compliment of controls including pitch and modulation wheels, octave up/down buttons and the ability to send program changes directly from the keys. The QX61's keyboard can even be split into sections to control multiple instruments at once!
The Alesis QX61's array of assignable controls work with virtually all music software and MIDI hardware devices. Whether you're looking to fire drum samples, tweak a software synthesizer or adjust individual tracks in a mix, the QX61's extensive layout ensures appropriate feel and proper response with its eight sliders and rotary knobs, four backlit drum pads and dedicated transport controls.
The Alesis QX61 keyboard comes with Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition software for performing, recording, 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.