Finally, an easy keyboard controller that adapts to your needs, your style, and your workflow, so you can make music just the way you like it. Hook it up, discover fresh sounds, enjoy premium velocity-sensitive keys, and get hands-on with your music like never before. You don’t need to understand music theory, learn production, or buy any software to enjoy MiniLab 3. Easily control your DAW projects in real-time, explore amazing instrument sounds in a few clicks, and get those tracks, beats, and mixes sounding as good as you’ve always wanted with a workflow fit for a pro.
Write platinum melodies, record massive chords with a single key, create totally customised synth sounds in seconds, and so much more. This controller is all about letting you follow your musical curiosity and discover how far your sound can really go. Play keys, punch in a drum loop, connect to MIDI gear, browse your preset library - all in one. MiniLab 3 comes pre-mapped for most DAWs, gives you every tactile control you need, and delivers a full production-ready suite of software & sounds to fit your flavour of music-making.
What software & sounds do you get with MiniLab 3? From recording software to a library of over 4 million samples, you’re totally kitted out for whatever music you want to make. The hardest basses, lushest leads, smoothest keyboard sounds, and more, taken from the award-winning Analog Lab V, V Collection, and Pigments libraries. Record, perform, and produce anything with an introduction to one of the hottest DAWs in the business, including instrument presets, drums, FX, MIDI clips, and more. Enjoy the cheery, vintage sound of a Century-old upright piano, recorded to deliver charm and intimate character to your mix. The epic stage-sized character of a Steinway grand piano, arguably the most iconic piano of all time, sampled in detail to bring your production to life. A 2-month subscription to Loopcloud gives you millions of hi-def royalty-free samples, from lo-fi drum loops to vocal one-shots, plus a 1GB welcome pack. Improve your pad & keyboard skills with a subscription to Melodics, offering 40 lessons, tips, and musical hacks that are fun, easy, and tailored to your style.
Whatever your style, whatever your ability, whatever your setup, MiniLab 3 is built to get the job done - there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re new to music production or a DAW veteran, you need more than just a keyboard. You need plug-and-play simplicity; you need flexible recording software; you need to be able to tweak every aspect of your mix in an instant; you need access to decent sounds and samples to make your music shine. Don’t sweat it - MiniLab 3 has got you covered. From the lo-fi to the hard-hitting, MiniLab 3 is your ultimate DAW beat machine. The perfect beat-making setup needs quick results, a hands-on approach, and the flexibility to follow a vibe when it catches. MiniLab 3 lets you control instruments, punch in your pad drums, and adjust your faders with a flow so fluid, you’ll forget you had a mouse.
Calling all guitarists, singer-songwriters, drummers, DJs… Wanna add keyboard parts to your rock tracks, trigger samples next to your drum kit, or find fresh synth sounds for your next project? MiniLab 3 is the accessible little box that’ll finally make keys work for you, complete with deeper integration with your DAW of choice. Save time with a controller prepared for inspiration to strike at any place, any time. On your commute, at home, between lessons, or on stage, MiniLab 3 is light enough for your backpack, connects seamlessly to your computer, and is ready to unleash your creativity in seconds. Whether recording, performing, or jamming with friends, inspiration doesn’t wait - why should you?
MiniLab 3 represents a new benchmark in eco-friendly instrument design and lifespan, built to last longer, produce less waste, and reduce carbon footprint for good. Made with minimum 50% recycled plastic, brand new fully-recyclable cardboard packaging, and a 5-year warranty, rest assured that this keyboard takes value and sustainability seriously, from manufacture to your music-making setup. From Ableton to Logic, Bitwig to FL Studio or Reason, this controller uses specially-made scripts to give you seamless control over your DAW of choice. You can tweak settings, create custom mappings, and even bounce around your project in real-time - all without ever leaving MiniLab 3’s controls.
25 high quality note velocity-sensitive slim keyboard
2 banks of 8 velocity & pressure sensitive pads with RGB backlighting
8 rotary encoders
2 capacitive touch sensors for pitch bend and modulation wheel
Mini display & clickable browsing knob
real-time feedback on tweaks and controls
Octave up and down buttons
Seamless integration with all Arturia software instruments, including Analog Lab: select sounds, browse presets and smart-assigned controls
1 DAW preset for automatic integration with any major DAWs
DAW Transport Control with MCU protocol for every other DAWs
Up to 5 user presets for a totally customizable experience
USB-C connects to computers and iPad
MIDI 5-pin DIN output for connection to external instruments, gear
Control input for pedal: sustain, expression, or footswitch
Instrument size: 14 x 8.7 x 2 inches (355 x 220 x 50mm)
Instrument weight: 3.3 lbs (1.5 Kg)