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Open Box Novation Impulse 49

Brand: NovationSKU: ONOV014Condition: Used

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This is an open box Novation Impulse 49 USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller.

Condition:
This is an open box item that was a customer return. This item has minimal wear and comes with all of the original accessories, but the packaging has wear from opening.

Product Details:
Impulse-49 is a 49-key professional USB/MIDI controller. It has a precision keyboard and a full control surface powered by a brand new version of Novation's Automap control software - Automap 4, which makes getting hands-on with your DAW/plug-ins fast and simple. Impulse also has 8 back-lit drum pads which can warp arpeggios, roll beats and launch Live clips.

Precision Keyboard: Ultra-responsive semi weighted keyboard with aftertouch
Impulse has a precision 'players' keyboard. It is semi-weighted with assignable aftertouch and has been designed to feel like an instrument rather than a computer peripheral. In addition to feeling good, it is incredibly accurate - this means it can translate musical expression extremely effectively. So your performance is reflected exactly by the synth or software instrument you are triggering.

Automap 4 control software: Spend more time making music, less time reading user guides
Many MIDI controllers have knobs, faders and buttons, but using them is difficult and time consuming!

Impulse comes with Automap control software. This gives you instant mapping to the things you need to control, meaning you can make full use of faders, knobs and buttons on Impulse to get hands-on with your DAW and plug-ins

Full DAW/plug-in control surface
The Impulse 49 comes standard with 8 knobs, 9 faders, 8 drum pads, transport controls, and a custom LCD screen.

The control surface allows you to get hands on control for your DAW and plug-ins. We have worked with all the major DAWs and plug-ins to make sure that you get instant control of your mixer, transport controls and plug-in instruments and effects.

Multi-function drum pads: Warp arpeggios, roll beats and launch clips in Ableton Live
Impulse has 8 quality-feel drum pads which are velocity-sensitive with aftertouch. These are back-lit with 3-color LEDs which means they can do things other drum pads can't, like warping arpeggios in real time, rolling beats and launching clips in Ableton Live - Ableton Live Lite 8 comes with Impulse.

Works with all major DAWs and plug-in instruments and effects
We have worked with major music software manufacturers to ensure Impulse gives you instant hands-on control. In addition to the major DAWs, Impulse & Automap 4 have been specially designed to give you full control of 3rd party plug-in instruments and effects, like Native Instruments, Waves or FXpansion.

Impulse also comes with a stack of free software and sounds:

  • Ableton Live Lite - powerful loop based music-making software
  • Novation Bass Station - legendary analogue bass synth as a software plug-in
  • Loopmasters sample library - over 4GB of royalty-free samples
  • Mike The Drummer - 502MB of live drum loops and breaks
  • Now it also includes a choice from 1 of 4 XLN Audio Addictive Keys VSTs.

Features:

  • Precision semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch
  • Professional control surface gives you full control of your DAW - with mixer, transport and plug-in instruments and effects
  • Novation's Automap control software makes it fast and simple to assign knobs, faders and buttons to your music software
  • Back-lit drum pads allow you to warp arpeggios and improvise with rhythm patterns – they also launch clips in Ableton
  • Large LCD screen displays control information
  • Hardware design is tough and rugged
  • Comes with Ableton Live Lite, Novation's Bass Station synth and a 4GB Loopmasters sample pack. Expanded to a whopping 4GB, the Loopmasters sample library includes professional quality, royalty-free loops and one-shots, plus three fully multisampled Simpler-based instruments for Ableton Live 9: Piano, Rhodes, and Hammond Organ.
  • Now it also includes a choice from 1 of 4 XLN Audio Addictive Keys VSTs.
  • USB powered, with expression and sustain pedal inputs as well as MIDI in and out ports for connecting external MIDI instruments

Sound Collective - Music making is all about the journey, and we’re always looking for new ways to inspire you along the way. That’s why we’ve created the Sound Collective. Receive free versions of the most innovative software instruments and creative FX from developers we admire, as well as discounts to help you make the most of third-party software, exclusive to Novation customers. All you have to do is register your Novation gear, and one offer will be featured in your Novation account every couple of months.


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