Novation Impulse 25 USB MIDI Controller Keyboard


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The Impulse 25 USB MIDI Controller Keyboard offers users control over a wide range of functionality within your DAW.

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The Novation Impulse 25 Note USB/MIDI controller designed for small project and portable studios. Great for making music on the go. The Impulse controller is designed to work with your music-making software, controlling the software’s mixer, instruments and effects.

The Impulse keyboard is fitted with a Semi-Weighted keybed and aftertouch, which is ultra-responsive and can adapt to your playing style. The Impulse controller also features eight drum pads with multi-coloured LEDs, eight rotary encoders, full transport control, nine assignable buttons and one fader. The large LCD screen on the Impulse keeps you informed of every operation.The drum pads on the Impulse can be used to trigger clips in Ableton Live`s session view; illuminating yellow if a clip is loaded, green if it is playing and red if it is set to record. They can also work in different modes, such as following the pattern of Impulse`s on-board groovebox-style arpeggiator/step sequencer.

The USB powered Impulse will be a true asset to any studio environment and perfect for all types of producers and musicians. 25 Note Precision semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch. Eight rotary encoders, full transport control, nine assignable buttons and one 55mm fader. Eight drum pads with multi-colour LED backlights and multi-mode operation. Large LCD with actively updating readout. Robust and rugged hardware design. USB powered, with expression and sustain pedal inputs and MIDI input & output.

Comes with Xcite+ Pack:  Ableton Live Lite, Novation Bass Station and 1.5GB of Loopmasters/Mike The Drummersamples.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


  • Precision semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch
  • Professional control surface gives you full control of your DAW including mixer, transport and plug-in instruments and effects
  • 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 Loopmasters sample pack
  • USB powered, with expression and sustain pedal inputs as well as MIDI in and out ports for connecting external MIDI instruments
  • Sound Collective - Receive free versions of the most innovative software instruments and creative FX, as well as discounts to help you make the most of third-party software when you register
  • Comes with a 3-year warranty from Novation


Included Software

  • Ableton Live Lite - powerful loop based music-making software
  • Novation Bass Station - legendary analogue bass synth as a software plug-in
  • V Station plugin
  • Loopmasters sample library - 4GB of royalty-free samples
  • Addictive Keys - One of four XLN Audio Addictive Keys instruments


  • 8 multi-colour large backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads
  • 8 endless encoders (infinite rotation)
  • 9 sliders (49 & 61 note) 1 slider (25 note)
  • 6 dedicated transport controls
  • Pitch bend and modulation wheels
  • 2 octave / transpose buttons
  • Custom blue-backlit LCD display
  • 6 function buttons (4 with LED indicators)
  • 4 control switch buttons with LEDs (49 & 61 note) 3 control switch buttons with LEDs (25 note)
  • 9 mute / solo buttons plus toggle button (49 & 61 note)
  • Arpeggiator with tap tempo and roll
  • USB B 2.0
  • DC power socket
  • Sustain pedal 1/4” jack socket
  • Expression pedal 1/4” jack socket
  • MIDI In and MIDI Out din sockets
  • Kensington security slot
  • 3 Year Warranty

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