Novation Launchpad X is a 64-pad MIDI grid controller for Ableton Live that gives you everything you need to make music. Launch, play and perform your sounds and build your tracks using the large, super-sensitive RGB pads, dynamic note and scale modes and mixer controls.
- 64 large RGB pads – Velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads give you a perfect reflection of your Ableton Live session, making it easier than ever to see your clips and play your instruments expressively.
- Ableton Live integration – Quickly launch clips and scenes, never lose ideas with Capture MIDI, and access performance controls like stop, solo, mute, record arm, volume, pan and sends to dynamically control your music – no mouse needed.
- Dynamic note and scale modes – Effortlessly play perfectly in-key basslines, melodies, chords and leads. Launchpad X even knows when you're drumming and shows your drum rack on the grid.
- Four custom modes – Use Novation Components to customize mappings and control anything MIDI easily from Launchpad X.
- Get started easily – Use Novation's online Easy Start tool to get all the software you want, and use step-by-step video guides to get set up with Live and making music in minutes.
Firmware version 2.0
Firmware version 2.0 introduces the exciting Custom Mode keystroke widget. You can keep creativity flowing while making music by assigning essential DAW shortcuts using Novation Components for a faster, more intuitive workflow and endless creative options. Launchpad X goes even bigger with an additional four Custom Mode slots added in version 2.0. Now with a total of eight slots, you can take your music to new heights and experiment with the versatile new Custom Mode key stroke widget, without compromising on the space you have to create.
The essential Live controller
Everything about making tracks in Ableton Live is made easier with Launchpad X's quick, hands-on clip and scene launching and Novation's most playable grid to date. Play your instruments and devices expressively with the 64 velocity- and pressure-sensitive RGB pads, then never lose an idea with one-press Capture MIDI control. Launchpad X belongs on the desk of every Ableton Live music maker.
Launchpad X gives you everything you need right at your fingertips so you can spend less time clicking a mouse and more time making music. Never worry about being out of key: dynamic note and scale modes let you easily play perfectly in-key basslines, melodies, chords and leads. Novation's most responsive velocity-sensitive pads with polyphonic aftertouch let you play your instruments dynamically and expressively. Step back from the screen, get hands-on and dive into your tracks.
Make it yours
Go deeper and get Launchpad X working the way you want. Use Novation Components to customize MIDI mappings and control almost anything. Four custom modes mean you can design how this essential grid controller works for you; you're only limited by your imagination.
Take control of your performance
Essential performance controls are a single button press away: stop, solo, mute, record arm and set your levels, pans and sends. Using Launchpad X is a simple as it gets – no drivers to install, just plug and perform.
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|Included From Manufacturer
|USB-C to USB-A cable
|Number of Keys
| (64) RGB pads
|Five-Pin MIDI Support
Novation Limited Warranty
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