Novation - Impulse MIDI Interface/Keyboard Controller Featuring AutoMap4 (61 keys)

Item # SYSIMPULSE61
| Mfg # IMPULSE61
| UPC # 815301000426
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The Novation Impulse 49 USB MIDIcontroller gives you everything you need to control your DAW withexpression and precision. At the heart of the Impulse 49 is its highlyresponsive semi-weighted keyboard with assignable aftertouch. You getfull DAW/plug-in control via 9 faders, 8 rotarys, 8 backlit performancepads, an army of dedicated/assignable buttons and transport controls,and an LCD screen to keep you status-savvy. The Impulse 49 also shipswith a tidy collection of cool software and sounds. If you have DAWcontrol issues, check out the Novation Impulse 49. Now with 4GB ofLoopmasters samples.

First-class keyboard

TheNovation Impulse 49's semi-weighted keybed is first-class. Designed tofeel like an instrument rather than a computer accessory, these keyscommunicate musical expression to your DAW with an efficacy you neverthought possible. That's always been the challenge with MIDI andcomputer-based music creation - and the Impulse 49 attacks it head-on.The result is better music.

Iron-fisted, velvet-gloved control

Inaddition to the superb keyboard, the Novation Impulse 49'smulti-function, backlit drum pads let you roll beats, warp arpeggios,launch clips in Ableton Live, and curb the potential for mayhem thatlurks beneath the surface of every complex DAW setup. And with immediateaccess to your DAW's transport, mixer and plug-ins, you'll enjoyincreased productivity and focus, resulting in, again, better music.

Works with all major DAWS

TheNovation Impulse 49 has been designed and tested to work with all majorDAWs and plug-in instruments and effects, including Ableton (AbletonLive Lite comes included with Impulse), Cubase, Logic, ProTools,Reason/Record, Sonar (PC only), FL Studio, Studio One, and Garage Band.Automap 4 control software is the magic that gives you immediatehands-on access to your DAW and plug-ins. In addition, you get Impulse49 access to your 3rd party plug-in instruments and effects, such asNative Instruments, Waves or FXpansion. In Live, you can even controlScene Launch and Clip Launch using Impulse's back-lit drum pads. TheNovation Impulse 49 is one serious controller.

Features:

  • Number of Keys - 49
  • Type of Keys - Semi-weighted
  • Aftertouch - Yes
  • Number of Performance Pads - 8
  • Number of Encoders/Pots       - 8
  • Number of Sliders/Faders - 9
  • Dedicated Transport Control - Yes
  • Other Controllers - 9 x assignable buttons; mod, pitch wheels
  • System Requirements - Mac   Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard (32 and 64 bit)
  • System Requirements - PC     Windows 7 (64 & 32 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit only), or Windows XP SP3 (32bit only)
  • Pedal Inputs - Sustain, Expression
  • MIDI I/O - In, out and USB
  • USB - Yes
  • Height - 3.94"
  • Width - 33.31"
  • Depth - 13.07"
  • Weight - 11.02 lbs.
  • Power Supply - USB Bus Powered (or AC-DC USB mains adapter - not supplied)
  • Manufacturer Part Number - Impulse 49
What is Automap 4?
Automap 4 is a powerful software app that comes with all IMPULSE Keyboards. It has been designed to make the job of contolling your DAW quick and easy. All popular DAW software (such as Protools) are supported. Automap 4 takes the pain out of assigning hardware controls to all your plug-ins and various software parameters. IMPULSE + Automap 4 = the most intelligent and powerful controllers available in their class.
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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Great!
  • February 03, 2016
  • By: Dave M

This controller has a nice feel to the keybed and works great with my Renoise setup. Recommended to anyone looking for a solid, well-rounded MIDI controller.

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  • *****
  • Solid Midi Controller
  • November 05, 2014
  • By: Gary

I needed a replacement for my Axiom Pro and gave this Novation a try. Im really glad I did! Worked out perfectly with my protools setup and feels great!

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Founded in 1992, Novation is credited for creating the first dedicated MIDI controller: the MM10. They produce a wide range of keyboard controllers and other innovative control surfaces, designed by musicians and producers who use the gear they design daily.
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