Analog Lab V - Text To Speech

Text to speech makes Analog Lab V more accessible to persons with visual challenges.

With a MIDI controller connected and configured, Analog Lab V will verbally read what is displayed on the controller’s screen and/ or what parameter is being controlled when a knob, slider, or button is moved.

Note: it works with Arturia controllers, but also non-Arturia controllers.

You have three ways of activating the Text to Speech feature in Analog Lab. Two ways are through Analog Lab, one way is by using a KeyLab Essential Controller or a KeyLab MkII controller.


The first one is through Analog Lab itself using an Arturia MIDI controller:

  • First, make sure that your controller is connected and that the right controller is selected in the MIDI Section of the Side Panel.


  • Then, open the side panel by clicking on the gear icon.


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  • Once in the side panel, go in 'Settings', 'Global Settings', and then choose 'On' in the Text to Speech drop-down menu.


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You can now test it out and enjoy using Analog Lab !



The second one is by using a KeyLab Essential controler or a KeyLab MkII controler.

We will take the KeyLab Essential 49 as an example:

  • First, press Map Select and then Analog Lab.


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  • Hold the Category and Preset buttons on the KeyLab.


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  • Press the main encoder and release.


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  • Turn the main encoder


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  • Press the main encoder again to validate


You can now test it out and enjoy using Analog Lab !



The last one is by using a non-arturia MIDI Controller:

  • Select Generic 9 Knobs or Generic 9 Knobs + 9 Faders from the Midi Controller menu of the MIDI Tab in the Settings panel


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  • Click Add Control at the bottom of the MIDI assignments list to bring up the full menu of MIDI destinations, and assign encoders and buttons to the following parameters:


    • Navigate through presets: encoder


    • Select preset: button


    • Navigate through filters: encoder


    • Add/Remove filters: button


  • Then, MIDI Learn physical controls to the Performance Controls that are displayed.


You can now test it out and enjoy using Analog Lab!