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    Novation 61SL MkIII Keyboard Controller and Sequencer

    Novation 61SL MkIII is far from your typical keyboard controller: it's an all-sequencing, all-dancing hub for all of your music making tools, a centerpiece to connect, control and create with your entire setup – computer or not. Create quickly and easily with your hardware. Build your tracks in the eight-track polyphonic sequencer with everything in time, everything in key, every control at your fingertips.

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    Gator Cases GKB-61 SLIM Keyboard Gig Bag

    Gator's keyboard gig bags are the ultimate in solutions for the musician on the go. The bags are constructed of durable 600 Denier Nylon. The keyboard bags include adjustable padded interior straps to hold your keyboard snug. Storage pockets are included perfect for cables and other accessories. This case also includes large zippers and heavy-duty comfort handles for easy transport.

    (Sells separately for
    $99.99
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    Novation 61SL MkIII is far from your typical keyboard controller: it's an all-sequencing, all-dancing hub for all of your music making tools, a centerpiece to connect, control and create with your entire setup – computer or not. Create quickly and easily with your hardware. Build your tracks in the eight-track polyphonic sequencer with everything in time, everything in key, every control at your fingertips.

    • Internal eight-track pattern-based sequencer
    • High-quality keybed with assignable aftertouch and selectable velocity curves
    • Backlit pitch and modulation wheels
    • Comprehensive connectivity including USB, MIDI, analog clock and CV/gate
    • Routable MIDI and analog clock with dedicated transport controls
    • Customizable onboard arpeggiator
    • Customizable scales, modes and zones
    • The perfect controller for Ableton Live and all major music software
    • Customizable hardware and software control mapping templates
    • Free cloud-based Components desktop template and session librarian software
     
    cropped image of musician playing SL MkIII in project studio

    Total control
    Get to work with your favorite hardware with all the benefits of a DAW at your fingertips – no need to look at a computer screen. Pull your DAW 'out of the box,' combine it with your hardware synths and connect everything through 61SL MkIII. Control it all with highly customizable mapping templates for your hardware and software or create your own in the software editor.

    detail image of SL MkIII panel showing screens, RGB pads and keys

    Internal eight-track pattern-based sequencer
    Input notes step-by-step, or record as you go; you can play and edit your sequences directly from the keyboard. Then record parameter automation straight onto the sequencer, bringing your productions to life. You can choose an arp type, set a sync rate, tweak note and pattern lengths and use the pads to design your rhythms in real time.

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    cropped top view collage image of 49SL MkIII and 61SL MkIII models

    It's the feel
    61SL MkIII boasts Novation's finest and most playable synth-style semi-weighted keybed, with a sprung action tuned to the needs of the experienced player. It's got aftertouch, too, assignable to anything. Its exceptionally high scan rate of 10 kHz gives the keys a super dynamic feel for expressive performances. And you can see scales, modes and zones instantly with vibrant on-key RGB LED feedback.

    cropped detail image of SL MkIII panel showing screens, RGB pads and keys

    RGB pads
    61SL MkIII's velocity-sensitive RGB pads have multiple functions, too: they can be used for launching clips, as steps in the sequencer or for finger drumming, and have polyphonic aftertouch.

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    cropped image of musician playing SL MkIII with overlaid text adversing firmware update

    Post-release updates and support
    Building on their stellar reputation for support and responsiveness to their user community, Novation has kept improving 61SL MKIII since its release with requested features like assignable aftertouch, an enhanced MIDI CC/NRPN implementation, UX tweaks and sequencer grid microstep editing. Building on that last addition, Novation has enabled an unquantized sequencer recording mode so that the organic, human quality of performances and punched-in beats can be captured in all their wonky glory.

    cropped image of musician playing SL MkIII in project studio in front of computer running Ableton Live

    Keys for Live
    Novation worked with Ableton to create an unprecedented integration with Live – 61SL MkIII truly pulls your sessions out of the box. The full color LCD screens give you full visibility of your parameters, while the pads, buttons, eight faders and eight knobs get you hands-on with your music in any major music software.

    cropped image of musician playing SL MkIII in project studio in front of computer running Ableton Live
    collage image of three overlapping laptop computers running music recording software

    Keys to the DAWs
    Deep integrations with Logic and Reason – plus HUI compatibility with Cubase, Pro Tools, Studio One and Reaper – mean 61SL MkIII can open up any DAW.

    detail image of SL MkIII panel showing transport control buttons

    One routable clock for the whole system
    Whether you're in the box or outside the box, the MIDI and analog clock and transport controls keep everything running in time.

    detail image of SL MkIII panel showing transport control buttons
    detail image of SL MkIII rear panel showing audio and data connection ports

    Comprehensive connectivity
    USB, MIDI in/out/thru, sustain, expression and footswitch inputs, analog clock out and two sets of CV pitch, gate and mod outputs can be used to route anything anywhere.

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    Components
    Novation Components allows you to back up and restore your templates and sessions in the cloud, enabling access from anywhere in the world. All content can also be saved locally.

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    Helping you find your new sound
    Music making is all about the journey, and Novation is always looking for new ways to inspire you along the way. That's why they created Sound Collective. Receive free versions of the most innovative software instruments and creative effects from developers they 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.

    More Information
    SKU NOV-61SLMK3CBK
    MPN NOVSL61MK3
    Manufacturer Novation
    Condition New
    Included from Manufacturer USB cable
    Power supply
    Controller Type Keyboard
    Number of Keys 61
    Weighted Keys No
    Key Action Semi-weighted synth action with velocity and aftertouch
    Aftertouch Yes
    Onboard Controllers 16 full-color RGB velocity sensitive pads
    8 continuous rotary knobs
    8 sliders
    Pitch and mod wheels
    Transport controls
    16 assignable buttons
    Control Connections 1/4" footswitch input
    1/4" expression pedal input
    1/4" sustain pedal input
    Sequencer 8 Tracks
    Arpeggiator Yes
    MIDI In, Out, Out/Thru
    5-Pin MIDI Yes
    Compatible Devices Mac/PC
    Bus Power No
    Software Editor Yes
    Width 38.6"
    Depth 11.8"
    Height 3.93"

    Novation Limited Warranty

    All Novation products are built to the highest standards and should provide reliable performance for many years, subject to reasonable care, use, transportation and storage.

    Many of the products returned under warranty are found not to exhibit any fault at all. To avoid unnecessary inconvenience to you in terms of retuning the product please contact Novation support.

    In the event of a Manufacturing Defect becoming evident during the warranty period, Novation will ensure that the product is repaired or replaced free of charge. The warranty period for any product purchased on or after January 24th, 2020 is a period of 36 months from the date of the original purchase.

    A Manufacturing Defect is defined as a defect in the performance of the product as described and published by Novation. A Manufacturing Defect does not include damage caused by post-purchase transportation, storage or careless handling, nor damage caused by misuse.

    While this warranty is provided by Novation, the warranty obligations are fulfilled by the distributor responsible for the country in which you purchased the product.

    The distributor will advise you of the appropriate procedure for resolving the warranty issue. In every case it will be necessary to provide a copy of the original invoice or store receipt to the distributor. In the event that you are unable to provide proof of purchase directly then you should contact the reseller from whom you purchased the product and attempt to obtain proof of purchase from them.

    Please note that if you purchase a Novation product outside your country of residence or business you will not be entitled to ask your local Novation distributor to honor this limited warranty, although you may request an out-of-warranty chargeable repair.

    This limited warranty is offered solely to products purchased from an Authorized Novation Reseller (defined as a reseller which has purchased the product directly from Novation in the UK, or one of its Authorized Distributors outside the UK). This warranty is in addition to your statutory rights in the country of purchase.

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    When you place an order with Kraft Music, a confirmation will be sent to you via email, with details of your order, including method of shipping. Once your order leaves our facility, you will receive a shipping confirmation via email, with carrier name and tracking number. Many of the products we sell are shipped in the manufacturer box. These boxes will often have images, model numbers, and other text that indicate the contents inside. If your purchase is a gift, please make proper shipping arrangements or contact us about possible packaging options.

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