Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Ableton announces Launchpad controller for Live

updated 04:40 pm EDT, Fri October 2, 2009

Controller features over 64 programmable buttons

Ableton has announced the Launchpad, a dedicated controller for its Live music production software. The unit sports a 64-button grid with color-coding, separate scene and function buttons, two customizable user modes, and control modes for Session view and the Live mixer.

The device is Automap-enabled, and can be assigned to several different purposes such as drumpads or effects. Up to six Launchpads can daisy-chained, providing over 400 buttons. Each controller ships with a copy of Live 8 Launchpad Edition, and 1GB of sound content.

The hardware is expected in stores November 1st, with an estimated price of $199. It will require Live 7 or higher, along with Mac OS X 10.3.9. An Intel processor and 1GB of RAM are recommended.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker

There could very well be a new king of the hill for Bluetooth speakers, with Sound Blaster's recent entry into the marketplace. Bringi ...

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News