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NOVATION ANNOUNCE LAUNCHKEY

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New keyboard series with launch pads!

Novation have today announced the launch of a new series of hardware software series.

The launchkey range features a 25, 49 or 61 note keyboard controller with 16 velocity sensitive pads.

But these are not your everyday midi keyboards. The series is unique in that it is built to work with a specially designed with two tablet apps.

First you have Launchkey - which is an iPad perfromance synth. Then you have Launchpad App - which enables drag and drop loop playback from the pads in addition to a series of real time effects.

Non iPad owners, will be pleased to know that the Launchkey ships with a suite of soft synths and also a lite copy of Ableton Live, making the series a standalone instrument in the same vein as Native Instrument's Maschine.

It will be available in March and April priced at £99.99 / £139.99 /£159.99 making it a very affordable and versative addition to your studio!

More at - www.novationmusic.com/launchkey