Novation Impulse 49 Keyboard Controller


Product code: AA0595


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Looking for the perfect balance between a synth and a traditional piano, with intuitive playing technology and ingenious features? You've come to the right place as the NOVATION IMPULSE 49 KEYBOARD CONTROLLER from Digital DJ Music is quite simply a pleasure to play and is poised to take your performances to new heights.

The 49-key mid-range sized NOVATION IMPULSE 49 KEYBOARD CONTROLLER allows you to shape, sculpt and carve your own unique sound via its super-responsive, semi-weighted, chunky piano-style keys with assignable aftertouch. Don't just take our word for it, Jimmy Mac who plays keys for Lorde and Amir Amor of Rudimental sing the praises of the IMPULSE keyboards too.

Smooth knobs, stocky faders, pressure-sensitive pads and a custom LCD screen all come together to create the ultimate performance experience. The robust NOVATION IMPULSE 49 KEYBOARD CONTROLLER from Digital DJ Music offers everything you need to craft truly expressive music, while standing up to the toughest live music situations. The IMPULSE is designed to integrate faultlessly with Ableton Live software, as well as other major music making software, making it staggeringly good value.

Get ready to generate truly distinctive sequences and rhythms using 8 pressure-sensitive drum pads, which activate arpeggios, warp and roll beats and trigger clips. See what's loaded, playing and recording in an instant using their intuitive coloured labelling. The IMPULSE 25 KEYBOARD CONTROLLER also comes with NOVATION's unique High Rate Scan(HRS) technology, which scans your keyboard 10,000 times per second while you play, in order to capture every detail of your performance.

The MIDI connections on the NOVATION IMPULSE 49 KEYBOARD CONTROLLER allow you to control the rest of your plug-ins, instruments and effects, including Native Instruments, Waves, FXpansion and Garage Band. The IMPULSE also comes with Ableton Live Lite software, an impressive Loopmasters sample library, as a well as NOVATION's Bass Station software plug-in, which reproduces the sound of the famed analogue bass synthesizer.

The speed, ease and versatile nature of its connectivity is a major draw of the NOVATION IMPULSE 49 KEYBOARD CONTROLLER. It is both Mac and Windows-compliant and USB bus-powered, so it can be connected to almost anything without the need for a power supply or drivers. So just plug in and create some great music.


  • Keyboard features 49 ultra-responsible, semi-weighted, chunky keys with assignable aftertouch
  • NOVATION's High Rate Scan (HRS) technology scans your keyboard 10,000 times per second to capture every nuance of your performances.
  • Controls all major music software, including Ableton Live, Logic and Pro Tools. Offers instant control over DAWs, instruments and plug-ins with Automap. Fully class compliant and USB bus-powered.
  • Smooth knobs, exact faders, assignable buttons and LCD feedback display allow you to carve and shape your own distinctive sound.
  • 8 multi-coloured, pressure-sensitive drum pads to launch arpeggios and clips, and warp and roll beats.
  • Comes with Ableton Live Lite and a wide collection of production-ready samples from Loopmasters. Also includes Bass Station software - the virtual version of NOVATION's iconic analogue synth.

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