Arturia MiniLab MKII White

103,99
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Key specs

Aantal toetsen
25
Gewogen toetsen
No
Aanslaggevoeligheid
Yes
Pitch bend wiel
Yes
Number of drum pads
8

Pros and cons

According to our MIDI electric keyboards expert
  • Play with your melodies on the 25 velocity-sensitive keys.
  • Thanks to the push and turn buttons you also use the MIDI keyboard as a MIDI controller.
  • With the supplied software you have a large number of sounds at your disposal.
  • The touch strips with which you control the pitch bend and modulation work less accurately than a traditional pitch bend and modulation wheel.
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Description

The Arturia MiniLab MKII is a MIDI keyboard with 25 semi-weighted touch-sensitive keys. Because the keys are velocity sensitive, you put extra feeling into your game. With the various push and turn buttons you control the functions of your DAW. The buttons of the MIDI keyboard are automatically linked to the standard functions of the software. However, you can also link these buttons to other functions in your DAW by means of a few mouse clicks. You start producing immediately with the included software. The software is filled with a number of soft synths with which you create the most diverse sounds.

The Arturia MiniLab MKII is a MIDI keyboard with 25 semi-weighted touch-sensitive keys. Because the keys are velocity sensitive, you put extra feeling into your game. With the various push and turn buttons you control the functions of your DAW. The buttons of the MIDI keyboard are automatically linked to the standard functions of the software. However, you can also link these buttons to other functions in your DAW by means of a few mouse clicks. You start producing immediately with the included software. The software is filled with a number of soft synths with which you create the most diverse sounds.


Manual

Manual (1.79 MB)

Included by default

  • Manual (1.79 MB)
  • Ableton Live Lite
  • Analog Lab Lite
  • UVI Grand Piano Model D
  • USB cable

Included by default

  • Ableton Live Lite
  • Analog Lab Lite
  • UVI Grand Piano Model D
  • USB cable

Manual

Manual (1.79 MB)

Key specs

Aantal toetsen
25
Gewogen toetsen
No
Aanslaggevoeligheid
Yes
Pitch bend wiel
Yes
Number of drum pads
8


Reviews

Most helpful reviews

  • 4 / 5 stars
    8,4/10
    perfect start for beginning MIDI use

    Steven | 25 October 2020 | Automatically translated from Dutch

    • The software that comes with the product is really great
    • Keys feel 'more realistic' than other MIDIs
    • the knobs can turn endlessly
    • feels good quality
    • the pads are less responsive than expected, harder tap needed for response
    • (subjective) appearance a bit less beautiful than the other MIDIs
    • is a bit heavier than other mini MIDIs

    I was in doubt about the Novation launchkey mini mk3 and the Arturia. Finally opted for the arturia in connection with the software. I felt it was a very good choice because with the software you can really take a big step when starting out in music. The only drawback is that the pads are less responsive than expected.

    Steven | 25 October 2020 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 4.5 / 5 stars
    9,2/10
    Great product for that price!

    Nyhall Schnabel | 18 January 2021 | Automatically translated from Dutch

    • Easy to use
    • clean design
    • 16 knobs
    • 8 drum pads
    • Pitch bend and modwheel as touchpad

    Top price/quality ratio.

    Nyhall Schnabel | 18 January 2021 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 5 / 5 stars
    9,6/10
    If in doubt just!

    Lars Hollander | 1 February 2017 | Automatically translated from Dutch

    • 8 endless rotations!
    • 25 keys with pitch and mod above the keyboard
    • Format. Light but not too much. As wide as a 15 inch laptop
    • Layout works very well
    • Connection for sustain pedal.
    • Drum pads and keys touch (but not very) sensitive
    • Analog lab Lite, just like with MKI, that should have been the full version.
    • USB connection at the back, that should have been the side in use with a laptop.

    I looked at the Minilab 1 for a long time, but it just couldn't convince me. I wanted mod and pitch, some drum pads to assign freely, at least 8 endless rotaries (4 is too little to quickly change things with soft synths) and preferably fitting in a (second) laptop bag and that is easy. Some minor drawbacks... Keys play like a synth keyboard, no flaws, but sensitivity leaves a lot to be desired. Drum pads ditto but hey! You don't buy this controller to play a full concert hall live. This is an (ultimate) tool for small or mobile studios and this controller really excels! Enough controls, good layout. Plastic, sturdy but nice and light. Integration with Ableton is fine, Analog labs lite also works fine, but it is very lame that the full version is not included. All in all, highly recommended and it also looks very good. Drum pads can be assigned their own (individual) color which works very well and for the rest I mainly use it for tweaking softsynts. Playing a tune is fine, but don't expect miracles (in terms of sensitivity). You will have to fine-tune that further in your DAW or use a more serious midi controller. Highly recommended for the mobile or small-sized (studio) musician who wants maximum control with a minimal footprint.

    Lars Hollander | 1 February 2017 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 4.5 / 5 stars
    8,8/10
    Perfect Midi keyboard for experienced or starting producers.
    • Smooth keys
    • Drum pad good
    • Solid design
    • Easy pairing with DAW
    • Pitch buttons qualitative
    • Need to update firmware first

    Arturia minilab mk2 is a quality midi keyboard. Perfect as a starting producer or experienced. Keys are very smooth. Drum pad works fine. The product feels very high quality and solid. Definitely recommend. Can be paired with your favorite DAW.

    Sedat Ayar | 28 June 2021 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 5 / 5 stars
    9,6/10
    Top product for a small amount.

    It really is a fantastic midi controller. The keys are great. Much better than expected, I'm not a pianist but can easily play with this. Very satisfied. Is solidly built. Fits well on my desk. Top notch!!

    Gilbert Sneep | 7 April 2021 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 4.5 / 5 stars
    9,2/10
    formidable....!

    Because there are so many possibilities with it. Have a look on Youtube . But personally I still have a lot to learn with it, because I just bought it.

    Wim Heirbaut | 7 June 2021 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 4 / 5 stars
    7,6/10
    I would recommend it to any novice. Take your time!
    • Price is right because it comes with abelton
    • There is not a whole manual included so you still have to do a search yourself with how and what but once you know where to look it will be fine.

    I like it as a beginner, but you have to take your time. Abelton himself gives some lessons in the program itself to help you on your way. It is a learning by doing item.

    Katrien | 4 August 2020 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 4 / 5 stars
    8,4/10
    Very satisfied with the purchase
    • Value for money
    • Strong structure
    • Included software
    • Analog lab could be full version
    • No Pitch and Modulation Wheel

    Very sturdy and compact midi keyboard with lots of buttons to modulate. Good key quality. Is the same size as my macpro and fits perfectly in a laptop bag so very suitable for traveling.
    Works directly with analog lab. In the included lite version you immediately have many good sounds, including phenomenal synth sounds.
    Already had a version of ableton lite and that made it difficult to set up the minilab correctly. I am still a student in ableton.
    You get a lot for little money.

    luc callaert | 2 April 2019 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 4.5 / 5 stars
    9,2/10
    Excellent device and delivery.

    Nice and solid device. Delivered quickly by Coolblue. What a good company that is.....

    Marc Kouwenhoven | 12 June 2021 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 4 / 5 stars
    8,4/10
    Best price/quality mini midi keyboard
    • Many options
    • Compact
    • Easy to operate
    • Software is not always stable

    This keyboard is a perfect entry-level model for making music using a midi keyboard in combination with the supplied software.
    The look and feel of the keyboard is good and easy to operate.
    A downside is the software that is not always stable.
    Arturia's customer service itself is very helpful.

    Jimmy van der Knaap | 3 November 2019 | Automatically translated from Dutch

Specifications

Product

Product number
760823
Manufacturer code
ARMINILABMKII
Brand
Arturia
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty
Old product returned for free
Yes

Keys

Aantal toetsen
25
Aanslaggevoeligheid
Yes
Gewogen toetsen
No
Hamermechaniek
No
Full-size toetsen
No
Lichtgevende toetsen
No
Aftertouch
No
Maximale polyfonie
25
Octaafknoppen
Yes
Modulatiewiel
Yes
Pitch bend wiel
Yes

Programmable drum pads, buttons, and faders

Programmable drum pads
Yes
Number of drum pads
8
Velocity sensitive drum pads
Yes
Backlit drum pads
Yes
Programmable rotary controls
Yes
Number of rotary knobs
16
Programmable push buttons
No
Programmable faders
No

Sequencing

Step sequencer
No
Arpeggiator
No

USB connectors

USB port
No

MIDI connectors

MIDI-ingang
No
MIDI-uitgang
No
MIDI-doorvoer
No

Foot pedal

Aantal voetpedaalaansluitingen
1
Foot pedal connections
Sustain

Display

Display
No

Audio software

Audio software included
Yes
Included audio software
Arturia Analog Lab, Arturia MIDI Control Center, UVI Grand Piano Model D

Physical properties

Depth
220 mm
Height
50 mm
Width
355 mm
Weight
1,5 kg
Material
Plastic

Power supply

Power source
Yes
Power supply type
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Arturia MiniLab MKII White
Arturia MiniLab MKII White
103,99
Temporarily sold out