Piano action controller keyboard with powerful software instruments
KeyLab 88 MkII is a piano-feel master controller that’s a joy to play, looks the part, is built to last, features effortless integration, and comes complete with a professional software instrument collection.
Who are you?
This isn’t just a MIDI controller. It’s a gateway to a better music-making experience.
Piano feel, any sound
The industry standard controller keyboard just got even better.
Redefining what a controller is capable of, KeyLab 88 MkII takes all of the things that professional users loved about our premier piano-feel controller and infuses the powerful, contemporary “MkII” feature set. Now you can play any instrument, control any synth, perform with any modular rig, all with the timeless feeling of a piano at your fingertips. The most expressive controller ever made, it also features multiple, assignable expression pedal inputs so you can have total control of your sound.
Looks that kill
It shouldn’t matter, but it does.
A full size controller keyboard is a big piece of kit, and if it’s going to be the centerpiece of your setup, it should look the part. KeyLab 88 MkII is not only packed full of awesome features, it looks like a timeless, well designed piece of studio gear that’s designed to be used day in, day out, and inspire you.
“The KeyLab 88 MKII features the best, authentic grand piano feeling enabled by the Fatar TP100LR 88-note hammer-action keybed with aftertouch. Combining the Fatar with Arturia Keyboard layout and design makes the KeyLab 88 MkII a clear winner and leading keyboard. “
Amazing software bundle
Whether you’re an experienced veteren of the industry, or just starting out as a music producer, you’ll love the awesome instruments that come with KeyLab MkII 88.
YOUR VERY OWN
VINTAGE KEYBOARD COLLECTION
Your one-stop instrument for synth inspiration. Analog Lab gives you instant access to over 7,000 world-class keyboard, synth, piano, and organ sounds. Easily browse by style and characteristics, create powerful combi sounds, and enjoy smart-mapping that exactly matches the controls of your KeyLab.
ABLETON LIVE LITE
AN INTRODUCTION TO ONE OF THE MOST INTUITIVE,
POPULAR PRODUCTION PLATFORMS AROUND
An introduction to one of the most popular recording and performing platforms in the world, Ableton Live Lite lets you record, effect, mix, and export your tracks, so you can start making music straight out of the box, even if you don’t already own a DAW. Live Lite can also help you hit the stage with performance controls!
AN ESSENTIAL INSTRUMENT
FOR ANY SONGWRITER’S SOUND PALETTE
The be-all and end-all of piano software instruments. Piano V is like having a customizable studio full of classic upright, concert grand, and esoteric pianos. Each one tuned to perfection, ready for you to explore. Recreated through physical modelling, you can change the tonality and response in any way you like.
GOLDEN TINES OF THE GOLDEN TIMES,
A MAGICAL STAGE KEYBOARD
“You’re My Best Friend”, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, “, “Get Back”, all these classic tracks used the famous Wurlitzer to pulse away with that vibrant, organic tone. Now you can use this classic instrument, reborn in software, and become inspired by the same sound that captivated Queen, Marvin Gaye, and The Beatles.
VOX CONTINENTAL V
RAUCOUS, SATURATED ORGAN TONES
TO BEEF UP ANY SONG
Need that burning organ tone that was loved by everyone from The Doors to The Stranglers? The transistor circuitry and drawbars behind this classic organ have been perfectly recreated in software, letting you play the sound of some of the greatest hits of the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and beyond. Light your fire!
With smart-mapping controls, clear labels, and even unique magnetic strips for each DAW, KeyLab 88 MkII takes the guesswork out of playing, recording, and mixing.
The rotary knobs, faders, and buttons are all automatically assigned to the most appropriate parameters in any Arturia software instrument, but it doesn’t stop there! KeyLab 88 MkII features CV/gate connectivity so you can also control your modular rig and vintage synths. It features MIDI ports, as well as MIDI over USB. It can even draw all its power via the same USB connection!
Beautiful, but ergonomic. Stylish, but understandable. Robust, but elegant.
KeyLab MkII 88 has been specially designed with touring professionals in mind. Its aluminium and wood chassis don’t bend or flex as you play, its build quality is unmatched. Not a wobbly knob in sight! Just as countless pro musicians depended on the original KeyLab 88 time and time again, KeyLab 88 MkII is destined to become a firm favorite among busy session players and performers.
What I really enjoyed about the KeyLab 88 MKII is the feeling, it really feels like a piano, you can totally forget about the screen and focus on the creativity, on the performance.
Smart, but simple
This amazing workhorse features some seriously useful add-ons. Nicely designed, but satisfyingly “low-tech”, these hardware options let you configure this controller to your taste.
Included with every KeyLab 88 MkII, this stand is perfect for sheet music, gig notes, a tablet, or your phone. It securely mounts onto the back of the controller, and is made of clear plastic so your audience can still see your gorgeous face.
Also included with every controller, the flat stand lets you extend the surface area of the right side, giving you a perfect place to set up your laptop or audio interface. It securely locks in place, so your precious computer is in safe hands.
The perfect companion for the most comprehensive controller piano on the market. The Wooden Legs are easy to set up, ultra-sturdy, and beautiful in appearance – a professional ergonomic solution for studio and stage that’s as reliable as it is stylish. The solid ash design and beautiful cinnamon finish will look just as good at home as it will on stage. A classic, elegant aesthetic.
The perfect companion for the most comprehensive controller piano on the market. The Wooden Legs are easy to set up, ultra-sturdy, and beautiful in appearance – a professional ergonomic solution for studio and stage that’s as reliable as it is stylish.
The solid ash design and beautiful cinnamon finish will look just as good at home as it will on stage. A classic, elegant aesthetic.
The Wooden Legs are built with the perfect height and recommended posture in mind, so you can perform comfortably for hours on end.
Easily adjust 2 of the legs to suit your requirements. If you’re working on an uneven or slanted surface, your KeyLab 88 MkII will remain balanced and stable.
Mount and unmount in minutes, hassle-free. The Wooden Legs fit securely into KeyLab 88 MkII’s frame, and have been rigorously road-tested for reliability.