The Arturia Keystep, Black Edition is a limited edition version of the now renowned Arturia Keystep, featuring a special black finish. The Arturia Keystep is a versatile USB Keyboard featuring 32-notes and a built-in step sequencer. The Keystep USB/MIDI keyboard is highly portable, making it ideal for both live and studio applications. The ?Slim Key? design provides its compact size, with the velocity-sensitive keybed featuring aftertouch for improved expression. The Keystep is perfect as a go-to MIDI controller, as well as a standalone unit. The keyboard itself features a diverse range of functions from Octave Shift buttons to Chord Play Mode, CV/Gates, Transport buttons and more, as well as a built-in arpeggiator.
The Keystep features numerous control functions and parameters to give you maximum input when it comes to sculpting your sound and playing. The KeyStep features a range of buttons and controls including the tap button which lets you tap in a tempo manually or use it to enter rests and note ties in sequencer mode. There is also Shift and Hold buttons that give you added control over your performance, with the Hold button used for sustain pedal operation, and the Shift button being used for setting MIDI channels and Gate/Swing times on the sequencer. Transport controls have also been incorporated for use with recording.
Featuring a standard USB connection, the Keystep is ideal for use as a MIDI controller, letting you control virtual instruments and record music. Also featured is a MIDI in/out that lets you connect and sync Keystep to any DAW or hardware equipment. There are also sync mode selectors that allow you to select the clock source, whether it be Internal, USB, MIDI or Sync input. The limited black edition also comes complete with CV cables for connecting to your outboard synths and equipment.
One of the most unique features of the Keystep is the integrated Sequencer/Appregiator. This polyphonic step-sequencer features support for 8 memories allowing you save and recall your create sequences quickly and easily. The sequencer also features an Appregiator mode with 8 pattern styles for maximum versatility when it comes to recording and manipulating your sounds and sequences.
32-key keyboard allowing to control
Software instruments via USB
Hardware expanders via USB and MIDI
Analog Gear via CV
Complete with CV cables for connect to your outboard synths and equipment.
Slimkey keybed with velocity and aftertouch
Appregiator types: Up, down, inclusive, exclusive, random, note order, double up, double down modes
Sequencer mode: 8 polyphonic stepsequences with Rest, Tie, and Legato note entry
Rate control and tap tempo: REC, PLAY, and STOP buttons for performance control over the sequencer and arpeggiator
Sustain HOLD button
Sustain pedal jack
Chord play mode
SHIFT button selection: MIDI channel selection, GATE time, SWING values
DC jack for standalone operation
USB MIDI connects to computers and our MCC editor
MIDI in/out ports
Sync i/o ports: Supports 1 pulse per step, 2 PPQ (Korg Volca), 24 PPQ DIN sync, 48 PPQ DIN sync
Sync select switches: Internal, USB, MIDI, Clock
CV supports 1Volt per octave, Volt>Hz modes, Gate output 5V or 12V for modern or vintage gear support
CV Velo/Aftertouch/Modwheel output
Capacitive-touch pitch bend and mod wheels
Each sequence can have 64 steps, each step can have up to 8 notes
Low power; can be powered by Apple iPad® (camera connection kit required)