Novation Impulse 25 USB 25 Key Midi Controller
Precision keyboard and professional control surface.
Novation's Impulse series are a range of professional USB/MIDI controllers. The Impulse 25 has a 25-key precision keyboard and 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 clips in Ableton live.
Precision Keyboard: Ultra-responsive semi weighted keyboard with aftertouch
Full DAW/plug-in control surface: 8 knobs, 9 faders and buttons (1 fader & button on Impulse 25) and a custom LCD screen
Automap 4 control software: Enables instant hands-on access to your DAW and plug-ins
Multi-function, back-lit drum pads: Warp arpeggios, roll beats and launch clips in Ableton Live
Hardware design is tough and rugged
USB powered, with expression and sustain pedal inputs as well as MIDI in and out ports for connecting external MIDI instruments
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 1GB of royalty-free samples
Mike The Drummer - 502MB of live drum loops and breaks