Nektar Impact LX25+
MIDI Keyboard Controllers
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MIDI controller with detailed DAW integration built in.
The Impact LX25+ is a compact and portable MIDI controller with intelligent and expressive performance control. Built into the Nektar Impact LX25+ is a DAW Integration unprecedented in controllers of its class. It is custom designed for Bitwig, Cubase, Digital Performer, FL Studio, GarageBand, Logic, Nuendo, Reaper, Reason, Sonar and Studio One, taking the Impact LX25+ beyond functionality normally offered by a USB MIDI controller keyboard. With Impact LX25+ the hard work is done, so you can focus on your creativity.
The 25-note velocity sensitive keyboard features synth action with medium tension. The full-size, piano-style keys are covered to protect against dirt and dust while also complementing the Impact LX design. Octave and transpose buttons as well as pitch bend and modulation wheels are within reach, so you can quickly shift the keyboard up or down as needed, or apply additional articulation with the wheels.
A 30mm fader and 8 pots are at the center of the Impact LX25+ control panel. Each control is fully programmable to send any MIDI CC message for use with hardware or software MIDI products. Used with Nektar DAW integration, the controls take on a life of their own, providing flexible pre-mapped DAW control giving you the best of both worlds. Control settings can be stored in any of the 5 Impact LX25+ presets for recall at any time. And if you switch Null on, any parameter values are stored when you change presets so you avoid parameter jumping.
Each pad can be assigned any MIDI note number or MIDI cc message for use as MIDI trigger or toggle buttons. But the best part is the "Pad Learn“ feature, which allows you to just select a pad, play the note or drum sound you want on the keyboard and assignment is done. No complex menus for a task that's essential to getting the most out of your pads. Assignments are stored over power cycling so you don't lose your settings when you switch your system off for the night. In addition, 4 pad map locations can store your settings for future recall.
Impact LX25+ software integration supports most of the popular DAWs. A common workflow gives access to many of the functions you are most likely to need when recording and performing with your Impact LX25+. The best part is that it's all done for you: Simply complete the installation process and start making music! Impact LX25+ DAW integration currently supports Cubase, Digital Performer, FL Studio, Garageband, Logic, Nuendo, Reaper, Reason, Sonar and Studio One. Buttons and controls are labeled so you don't have to remember how they are assigned. That’s why Impact LX25+ is a breeze to use but with enough extra features under the hood to challenge even the most experienced power user.
- Number of keys:25
- Action:Synth action
- Key size:Full
- Velocity sensitive:4 V-curves, 3 fixed
- Key type:Piano
- USB MIDI:Yes
- 5-Pin MIDI:Not applicable
- Sustain input:TS (assignable)
- Expression input:Onboard button
- iOS compatibility:Yes
- Audio I/O:No
- Drum pads:8
- Pitch wheel:Yes
- Mod wheel:Yes
- DAW transport:Yes
- Onboard Features
- Edit mode:Yes
- Auto mapping:Yes
- Number of presets:Most DAWs
- Bundled Software:Bitwig
- Weight:4 lb.
- USB power:Yes
Order today for a compact and capable cross-capacity controller.