Arturia’s introduces a fully ground-up, re-design of their incredibly successful Keylab Essential Controllers


Arturia’s new KeyLab Essential 3 offers a new level of accessible, enjoyable, and creative music making, redefining the essence of a modern universal keyboard controller.

From its refreshing new design, to its vastly upgraded creative workflow, to an expanded software package, it promises to shake up the affordable controller market by empowering modern musicians and sound explorers looking to expand their setup without breaking the bank.

_Main selling points

_Fit for any style and any setup
For DAW producers, musicians with hybrid setups, or performers using hardware; enhance any creative setup or musical style with MIDI out & USB power, deep DAW compatibility, and premium software.

_The new standard for affordable keyboard controllers
A keyboard controller that doesn’t need tons of controls, menu diving, or complex configuration to operate. KeyLab Essential 3 looks modern, feels great, and removes creative barriers for next-level music making.

_Directly-linked with Arturia’s industry-leading software ranges
Many musicians and producers will be familiar with Arturia’s award-winning software; KeyLab Essential 3 is part of the same range, seamlessly integrating with Analog Lab V, Pigments, and V Collection.

_New Features:

  • New creative features: Scale Mode, Chord Mode, and Arpeggiator, making composition, songwriting, and beat-making more intuitive than ever.
  • Custom DAW integration: KeyLab Essential 3 features custom scripts for deeper control over DAWs, including Ableton Live Logic Pro X, FL Studio, and more.
  • More versatile presets: The 2000 presets included with Analog Lab V are no longer limited to vintage sounds; users can enjoy unique hybrids, modern synths, orchestral sounds, and more.
  • Easier controls & interface: RGB-backlit pads with velocity and pressure sensitivity, contextual button, and a bright new 2.5” LCD screen for real-time feedback.
  • Expanded software package for beginners & pros: Now includes Analog Lab V, 2 pianos (UVI Model D, NI’s The Gentleman), plus subscriptions to Loopcloud and Melodics.

Keylab Essential 3 is available NOW from our authorised UK dealers!