How to get started
How to update my KeyLab Essential firmware?
Updating your KeyLab firmware will ensure you to enjoy your new controller at its best.
A firmware update may already be available for your KeyLab Essential. Please make sure to follow the next steps to get this one applied.
Connect your KeyLab Essential to your computer via the USB connection. Make sure not to use a USB hub
Launch the MIDI Control Center.
If it is not immediately displayed, select the KeyLab Essential in the “Device” drop-down list in the top-left corner.
The firmware section (just underneath) indicates the current firmware version and, if you are connected to internet, the latest firmware available.
Click on this button to launch the update process :
Your computer is connected to internet
1. Click on the button “Download latest”. The MIDI Control Center will automatically download the latest firmware version.
2. After a validation from your part the firmware installation will debut.
Your computer is not connected to internet
1. First download a firmware file right here
2. In the MIDI Control Center (MCC), click on the “Upgrade” button
3. Select the firmware file on your computer
4. After a validation from your part the firmware installation will debut
After few seconds, your KeyLab Essential will automatically reboot to finalize the process.
Installation of Ableton Live Lite
Updating your AudioFuse firmware will ensure you to enjoy your new interface at its best.
Go to your My Arturia account page to find your serial number. Click on the button "My Products" and display the details about your product by clicking on "More info...". The serial number will appear as part of the Additional Licenses.
Download Live Lite from here: Ableton.com/live-lite.
Launch Ableton Live Lite.
Live will guide you through an authorization process and you will be asked for a serial number. Use the one obtained above.
The manuals for your product can be found here
Need more help ?
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