The Alesis V49 controller keyboard is compact, versatile, stage ready, and perfect for live performance or studio use. Featuring velocity sensitive keys, and with 8 pads readily available, the V49 packs a lot of controlling power into a relatively small amount of space.
As with all popular Alesis keyboards, the V49 is now compatible with the latest VIP 3.1 software offering a vast array of virtual instruments and sounds that pair perfectly with the V49.
With the V49's performance capabilities, you get even more value out of the Alesis V controllers, which are already priced temptingly. Get yours now and start making music!
Alesis V49 Keyboard Controller Key Features
- 49 full-sized, square-front keys
- 8 LED backlit pads respond to both velocity and pressure
- Perfect for controlling plug-ins and virtual instruments
- 4 assignable knobs; 4 assignable buttons
- Pitch & Mod wheels deliver expressive, creative control
- Seamless visual feedback via illuminated buttons/knobs
- Single USB cable provides both power and MIDI data
- Includes Ableton™ Live Lite Alesis Edition & MIDI editor software
Here's what Alesis say about the V49
The Building Blocks for any Music Producer
The Alesis V49 is a powerful, intuitive MIDI controller that lets you take command of your music software with a series of pads, knobs, and buttons. With 49 full-size velocity-sensitive keys and Octave Up/Down buttons, you can expand the keyboard to the full melodic range and play bass lines, chords, and melodies. V49 also features four assignable knobs and buttons for manipulating effect plugins and virtual instruments: open and close filters, adjust volume levels, activate effects, tweak parameters, and more. Eight velocity-sensitive backlit pads allow you to launch clips or finger drum with exceptional response, and pitch and modulation wheels expand the expressive capabilities of your performing.
V49 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, V49's slim design makes it easy to implement this powerful MIDI controller into any sized studio.
Ableton Live & XPAND!2
V49 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 V49 right out of the box.