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The Novation Launch family of products

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Launchkey MK2

This section is dedicated to the Launchpad hardware. For the Launchpad app please clicks 'iPad apps' on the left hand side of the screen.
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If you are having trouble loading the Launchkey properly on your Mac computer please check the following. Go to Apple Menu > About this Mac > More Info > System Report > USB. Do you see...
If you are having trouble loading the Launchkey's driver properly on your Windows computer please check the following. Go to Start > Control Panel > System > Device Manager > Sound Video...
As a Class Compliant Device the Launchkey uses drivers that are already built into Windows or Mac OS. There are no driver downloads for it. Driver updates will come directly to you in your Windows or...
Please see below a run-down of Novation product compatibility with Mavericks as it currently stands: Current Launch family (Launchpad S, Launchpad Mini, LaunchKey, LaunchKey Mini, Launch Control)...
Launchkey Mk1 Supported since: FL 11.1.1 RC 3 ( http://forum.image-line.com/viewtopic.php?f=100&t=129772 ) Launchkey Mk2 Supported since: FL 12.2 Setup: 1. Without opening FL Studio connect your...
The Launchapd Mk2 & Launchpad Pro require Ableton Live 9.1.10 or higher. However, we always recommend using the latest version of Ableton Live available to ensure your software is working...
Please see below a run-down of Novation product compatibility with El Capitan as it currently stands. Current Launchpad family (Launchpad Pro, Launchpad MK 2 (with RGB pads)) Works with El Capitan?...
It is possible to create LED feedback to trigger the RGB pads of the Launchkey MkII. In order to get LED feedback from Live to the Launchkey MkII, you need to set up a MIDI track in Live to output...
If you have registered a Novation Launch product, you'll find Melodics free content in your account on the Novation website as shown below. It's important to note that the promotion code shown here...
How to use the Launchpad Mini MK2 with Ableton Live.
Garageband doesn't natively support Control Surfaces, so the full functionality of the Launchkey won't be available with it. In Garageband, you can utilize the Keyboard to play your Virtual...
If you experience intermittent behaviour from the transport controls, please run the installer at http://beta.novationmusic.com/releases/launchkey_mk2/ to update the firmware of your Launchkey. If...
The Launchpad Pro can be used with the Launchpad App on an iPad. You will need the power adapter for the Launchpad Pro as well as an Apple camera connection kit in order to connect the Launchpad Pro...
If you want to use your Launchkey MK2 with an iPad please install this firmware. It allows you to connect an external PSU to the Launchkey MK2, and have the USB connected to the iPad via Camera...
(Grey and Orange) (Black and Green) The Launchkey Mini Mk2 retains the features and functionality of the Original Launchkey Mini (Mk1) but has been updated with a style that better aligns with with...
The Launchpad Mini Mk2 retains the features and functionality of the Original Launchpad Mini (Mk1) but has been updated with a style that better aligns with with current Launch products. The...
Launchpad app version 1.15 has now been released which includes Launchpad Mk2 compatibility. To get this version, update to the latest version of the app in the app store. *This pertains only to the...
The Launchkey Mk2 requires you to use External power to connect to an iPad, but currently it is not able to connect when using the optional 9v Power Supply. We are currently working on an update to...
The Launchpad (not the Original Launchpad or Launchpad S) requires you to use a Powered USB Hub to connect to an iPad. To accomplish this, connect it in the following order: Launchpad (Mk2) > USB...
The Launchkey was recently updated with new features and a new look, but with the same name. Other than the name the updated Launchkey shares many similarities to the original, however there new...
We have seen a small number of users with various Class Compliant USB MIDI Devices have an issue using Mac OS where the MIDI Devices do not appear properly to the computer. This causes odd behavior,...
When using your Launchkey in FL Studio you can use both the Chromatic Keyboard Controller Layout on the pads in addition to the Launchkey's keyboard to control multiple virtual instruments at the...
Please see below a run-down of Novation product compatibility with Yosemite as it currently stands: Current Launch family (Launchpad S, Launchpad Mini, LaunchKey, LaunchKey Mini, Launch Control,...
Supported since: FL 11.1.1 RC 3 ( http://forum.image-line.com/viewtopic.php?f=100&t=129772 ) Setup: 1. Without opening FL Studio connect your device to your PC via USB. Wait for Windows to...
When you have InControl Inactive, the Launchkey's Control Surface sends a set of General MIDI CC Messages, which is useful to know for MIDI Mapping in Ableton, Logic, Kontakt or any program or plugin...
All Novation products that previously came with Ableton Live Launchpad Edition now come with Ableton Live Lite 9. The Launchpad Edition is no longer available. Ableton Live Lite 8 was limited to six...
Both the Launchkey and Launchkey Mini can have different instruments assigned to the Pads and Keys. When you are not in InControl Mode, the Keyboard will send its data on MIDI Channel 1, and the Pads...
Sometimes the pads on Launch Control will start the Vegas mode light show sequence after the computer has been turned off. This happens due to the USB port still providing power. It can be annoying...
Since the release of OSX 10.7, your Mac is initially set up to only allow Applications found on the App Store to install on your computer as a Security Measure. Otherwise, it will consider the...
If you are seeing the following error message when trying to register your product, it may be possible that you have entered the 18 digit bundle-code instead. Please see the following short video for...
This video will take you through getting started with Launch control in Ableton Live on Mac
This video will take you through getting started with Launch control in Ableton Live on PC
This video will take you through getting started with Launchkey Mini in Ableton Live on Mac
This video will take you through getting started with Launchkey Mini in Ableton Live on PC
This video will take you through getting started with Launchpad Mini in Ableton Live on Mac
This video will take you through getting started with Launchpad Mini in Ableton Live on PC