Impulse 25 US$199.99

Impulse 25

Product Code: NOVIMP

US$199.99

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Ultra-responsive, highly expressive 25-key MIDI keyboard hosts a comprehensive array of fully assignable controls.

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Darren Boudreau
I purchased a refurbished Impulse 25 online through Focusrite.The packaging was superb for the long travel and it arrived right on time. I did have some troubles getting the keyboard setup under Windows 10 with a USB connection (the legacy midi worked fine) but I contacted Technical Support (chat) that evening and the tech support agent had me up and running in Live in no time at all. I'm continuing to be very impressed by Novation. And what impressed about the Impulse 25 is the fact that it has the legacy midi In & Out connections which is hard to find in a USB-centric controller keyboard world. Love the semi weighted keys that almost feel like your playing a piano again which is very comfortable. Haven't used it that much quite yet but I have a feeling I'm going to love it more than the previous USB midi keyboard I originally had.
Ulises Solis Moises
What a great piece, it’s so functional, it’s actually so much value in this little midi
Tom
Out of the box, plug in and you are ready. It has to be that simple with today's host of keyboards on the market. I first used it in Cubase Pro8, with the downloaded AutoMap software, it made controlling the VST instruments much quicker and much easier. I downloaded the BassStation software and was amazed at our it seamlessly mapped the controllers. Next I connected it to a MacBook running Logic X and running the sample rate at 64, it was almost latency free; no pops, clicks or crackle at all. I next plugged it into a Focusrite iTrack with my iPad connected. The Impulse's pads worked instantly with both Launch key and LaunchPad apps. It wasn't able to map with other third party plugins I tried it with, but this is not the Impluse problem, it's the apps' problems to resolve. In conclusion, this has to be one of the top ten best 25 keys midi controller keyboard on the market. 9/10. TG. The Regeneration
Jason
intuitive controls, nicely weighted keys, compact, light and infinitely programmable, this model with octave shift.
LEE
Beautiful piece of kit, worth every penny another great product from Novation. Affordable suitable for home recording an professional alike. Comes with an amazing software bundle as an added bonus.. A+++++ Recommended

Product Specifications

What's in the box:
  • Impulse 25
  • USB cable
  • Printed Getting Started guide
System Requirements:
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks.
Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7.
iOS8, iOS7 - Camera Connection Kit or Lightning to USB Camera Adapter required (not included).
Impulse is class compliant, so will work on any modern Mac, Windows or Linux PC.

Included Software:
  • Ableton Live Lite music making software
  • 1 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples
  • Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser
  • V Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser

Product Hardware Specifications

  • 25, 49 or 61 note velocity sensitive piano style keyboard with assignable aftertouch
  • 8 multi-colour large backlit velocity sensitive drum pads
  • 8 endless encoders (infinite rotation)
  • 9 sliders (49 & 61 note) 1 slider (25 note)
  • 6 dedicated transport controls
  • Pitch bend and modulation wheels
  • 2 octave / transpose buttons
  • Custom blue-backlit LCD display
  • 6 function buttons (4 with LED indicators)
  • 4 control switch buttons with LEDs (49 & 61 note) 3 control switch buttons with LEDs (25 note)
  • 9 mute / solo buttons plus toggle button (49 & 61 note)
  • Arpeggiator with tap tempo and roll
  • USB socket
  • DC power socket
  • Sustain pedal 1/4" jack socket
  • Expression pedal 1/4" jack socket
  • MIDI In and MIDI Out din sockets
  • Kensington security slot

Software Compatibility

  • Ableton Live Lite 10 is included
    If you already have Ableton Live it must be version 8 or greater to work with Impulse. We recommend that you update to the latest version as previous versions of Ableton Live do not include the Impulse integration. Impulse will also work as a standard MIDI controller.
  • Automap DAW and plug-in control software
    • Works with Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton, Cubase, Reason/Record, Sonar and more
    • Includes editable QWERTY support for hardware controls
    • A library of mappings for hundreds of plug-ins is available
    • Automap works with VST and AU plug-ins, as well as RTAS and TDM plug-ins
      Automap with Pro-Tools does not include AAX plugin control

Power Requirements

  • Fully USB bus powered
    Power supply not included

Product Dimensions

  • Impulse 25: 525mm (20.6") length x 332mm (13") depth x 100mm (3.94") height
  • Impulse 49: 864mm (33.3") length x 332mm (13") depth x 100mm (3.94") height
  • Impulse 61: 1022mm (40.2") length x 332mm (13") depth x 100mm (3.94") height

Attributes

Attribute Description
Expression InputYes
Keyboard Size25 Key
Knobs8
Pads8
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Novation's ultra-responsive, highly expressive 25-key MIDI keyboard hosts a comprehensive array of fully assignable controls, integrates seamlessly with Ableton Live, Apple Logic Pro, Avid Pro Tools and other major music software, and is built to be a true player's instrument.

Our Most Expressive Keyboard

In designing Impulse 25, Novation went all-out to create a supremely expressive performance keyboard. Ultra-responsive with semi-weighted action and aftertouch, its full-size piano style keys adapt beautifully to virtual organs, synths and pianos. Novation's High Rate Scan (HRS) technology 'reads' the keyboard 10,000 times per second, capturing every nuance and detail of your performance to an incredible degree of precision.

Produce Better Music
Take control of your mix and sculpt your sounds with Impulse 25's endless smooth-action knobs, low-profile 45mm faders, plentiful buttons and LCD screen. Each control can be manually mapped to any DAW or plug-in parameter via MIDI, or automatically assigned using Novation's famous Automap software.

Do More with Your Drum Pads

Impulse 25's eight pressure-sensitive, backlit pads are perfect for playing and recording drum and percussion tracks, with Roll mode making light work of automatic note repeats. Going beyond beats, Arp mode uses the pads for real-time arpeggio design, while in Ableton Live, they can even be assigned as multi-coloured clip launchers – yellow for a loaded clip, green for a playing clip, or red for a recording clip.

Connect To Just About Anything

Being class-compliant and USB bus-powered, Impulse 25 only has to be plugged into a Mac or PC to get up and running – no power supply required. It's gig-ready, too, with a 5-pin DIN MIDI Out port enabling connection to hardware synths and sound modules.

Make Music Straight Out of the Box

A great controller keyboard needs great software to bring it to life, and music software doesn't get much greater than Ableton Live, the Lite edition of which is included in the box and integrates with Impulse 25's controls to provide:

• Mixer control (all channels)
• Transport control
• Clip launching (using Impulse 25's backlit drum pads)
• Scene launching
• Plug-in/Device control

Impulse 25 also ships with a massive library of Loopmasters samples, as well as the Bass Station plug-in, which brings the sound and vibe of Novation's legendary analogue bass synthesiser to your VST/AU-enabled DAW.

As well as Ableton Live, Impulse 25 integrates with Logic Pro, Cubase, Reason, Sonar, Pro Tools and other major music production applications, and is compatible with Novation Automap for instant and automatic DAW, instrument and effect plug-in control.


Key Features:

Create Expressive Performances
Ultra-responsive, full-size piano-style keyboard with semi-weighted action and aftertouch, plus Sustain and Expression pedal inputs.

Accurately Capture Your Playing
Novation's High Rate Scan (HRS) technology scans the keyboard 10,000 times per second to accurately capture every nuance of your performance.

Easily Assign All Controls
Get hands-on with any major music production software, including Ableton Live, Logic Pro and Pro Tools; and use Automap for automatic assignment and control of DAW and plug-in parameters.

Shape Your Sound
Manipulate your sounds and mixes using Impulse 25's endless smooth-action knobs, low-profile faders and assignable buttons, with feedback provided by the LCD display.

Do More with Your Drum Pads
Eight velocity- and pressure-sensitive backlit pads enable you to play beats, design arpeggios and launch clips in Ableton Live.

Tough Enough to Tour
Solid and rugged enough to handle the most demanding live situations.

Plug-In and Play
Fully class compliant and USB bus-powered, Impulse 25 'just works' with Mac OS X and Windows, requiring no power supply or drivers.

Connect To Just About Anything
Plug in to your hardware synths and sound modules via 5-pin DIN MIDI output.

Make Music Immediately
Comes with Ableton Live Lite, Novation Bass Station VST/AU plug-in, and a huge collection of royalty-free samples from Loopmasters.

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