Arturia Upgrades KeyLab MkII range With Velocity Update.

Arturia Upgrades KeyLab MkII range With Velocity Update

Arturia’s KeyLab MkII Range Gets Major Velocity Upgrades With Firmware V1.3
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On November 4th, 2021 6PM CEST, Arturia will update their MIDI controller range KeyLab MkII with a firmware update designed to make it more expressive than ever before. This free update will allow keyboardists, composers, songwriters, and producers to customize the velocity and performance of their KeyLab MkII to suit their own playing style - from custom velocity curves to transposition enhancements.

KeyLab MkII’s update will be available for download via MIDI Control Center and on on November 4th, 2021 6PM CEST.

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KeyLab MkII Firmware V1.3
Velocity Evolved
Make every note count, every melody flawless, and every track sound just like you - whatever your style. The definitive MIDI controller keyboard, KeyLab MkII is a luxurious, expressive tool for your studio or live rig. Unsurpassed connectivity, effortless integration, customizable interface, and inspiring included software; there simply is no other MIDI controller quite like KeyLab MkII.
What’s new?
Make every note count, every melody flawless, and every track sound just like you - whatever your style. Upgrade your KeyLab 49, 61 or 88 MkII for free today.
Create custom velocity curves
You can now customize 5 configurable velocity points for a performance that truly reflects every key impact or delicate stroke, exactly as you intended.
Global velocity curve
Alongside Linear, Logarithmic, and Exponential, you can now select a Global velocity curve, customizable in MIDI Control Center, to use across all user memory slots.
Improved velocity resolution
To prevent unwanted jumps in velocity and smoother transitions at higher values, KeyLab MkII's velocity curve resolution has been refined.
Bug fixes
Taking your feedback into account, we've refined numerous aspects of KeyLab 88 MkII's performance, including transposing, on-screen information, rebooting behavior, and much more.
KeyLab 88 MkII in Berlin
Berlin-based pianist & producer Matt Paull’s eclectic performance demonstrates KeyLab 88 MkII’s true performance prowess, effortlessly blurring the lines between genres and playing styles. Musical expression in motion.
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Founded in Grenoble, France, in 1999, Arturia specialises in the development of music software and hardware for musicians of all abilities.

They are a team of passionate people, dedicated to musicians and the exploration of sound. Their aim is to create tools that encourage musical discovery, nurture inspiration, and savor the creative process - from re-imagined classics to trailblazing innovations.

Operating in 55 countries, they have offices in France, the USA, Mexico, and the UK.
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