The Nektar Impact GXP49 USB MIDI controller keyboard is designed for players: Experience 49 semi-weighted keys and instant access to performance controls including a real-time repeat engine, powerful Nektarine plugin patch management and Nektar DAW Integration. GXP gives you the keys to a great performance!
PLAY - Treat your fingers to a dynamic semi-weighted keyboard with velocity and aftertouch that captures all aspects of your performances.
GXP Repeat Section
REPEAT - The Repeat Engine lets you create inspiring rhythmic elements with direct and intuitive realtime access from dedicated Repeat controls.
Impact GXP Transport
DAW CONTROL - Control essential DAW functions directly from Impact GXP using the dedicated transport controls. Supports 12 DAWs.
GXP Software Bundle
PRODUCE - All you need to create is included: Licenses for Steinberg's acclaimed Cubase LE Music Production Software and Retrologue virtual synthesizer.
KEYS: JUST THE RIGHT TOUCH
At the core of GXP49 is a newly designed and carefully balanced keyboard action. Its 49 semi-weighted full-size keys with velocity and aftertouch deliver a nice, firm touch and great playability.
Impact GXP 49 Front left view
Choose from 5 different velocity curves to tailor Impact GXP's keyboard sensitivity to your personal needs. The curves cover a wide dynamic range from soft to hard touch. The default curve "normal" is optimized to deliver good control across the whole velocity range right out of the box. In addition, 3 fixed levels let you send fixed velocity values across the whole keyboard if needed.
Nektar Impact GXP49 Control
DIRECT ACCESS: THE CONTROLS YOU NEED
The streamlined no-fuss control panel is based on the successful Nektar Impact GX-series, enabling advanced DAW integration with extended transport control, track selection and volume control as well as options to open / close DAW windows and navigate songs. In addition, GXP88's user interface also has 14 assignable illuminated RGB buttons for direct MIDI program- and bank-selection.
Impact GXP is a MIDI controller as well as a DAW controller:
If you use MIDI software that's not supported by Nektar DAW Integration, you can also set up MIDI control yourself. The assignable buttons in the transport section can be configured to send out Program message or MMC (MIDI Machine Control) transport control. In addition, any of the 28 assignable MIDI buttons, the modulation wheel, keyboard aftertouch, foot switches and of course the big control knob, can be assigned to send out MIDI cc messages. The settings are stored over power cycling.
MIDI, PEDALS, POWER
The GXP49 gives keyboard players all the right expression options needed for live and studio work. It offers large pitch bend & modulation wheels and connections for up to 3 optional external pedals: Connect any standard expression pedal to the first, and any standard footswitch to the second socket. And if you use an optional Y-cable adapter, the footswitch socket even supports two independent switches.
Impact GXP Pedal Connections
Impact GXP Back Panel
Impact GXP can also be used stand-alone with external MIDI gear: The rear panel includes a 5-pin MIDI out jack and an external power supply socket for powering the unit when not connected via USB.
GXP Repeat Section 2
REPEAT: GET INSPIRED
The Repeat Engine is great for creating inspiring rhythmic elements: Simply press the dedicated Repeat button, play and get inspired.
The RGB buttons now give you direct one-button access to Repeat Rates, Accent, Interval, Swing and routing aftertouch or modulation to velocity. The large Data / Tempo Encoder turns into a dedicated tempo control, unless synchronization is set to external MIDI clock.
Choose from 5 different key trigger modes to change the repeat behaviour from interesting arpeggio-style effects with human feel to hard-quantized repetitive rhythms. Repeat is a fun way to experiment and create those famous "happy accidents", that make you come up with unexpected new ideas.
GXP Repeat Engine
NEKTAR DAW INTEGRATION: GIVE YOUR MOUSE A BREAK!
Install Nektar DAW Integration and the 8 buttons right above the wheels let you take control of essential tasks in your DAW right from Impact GXP. Features cover extended transport control including goto and set locators, track navigation, volume control, launching windows and patch navigation - without ever reaching for the mouse.
If you decide an equipment item is not suitable within 10 days of delivery, you can return it to us for a replacement or refund. Returns must be unused and in their original, undamaged packaging.
Some items are excluded from our money back guarantee, including:
• Computer software that has been unsealed or registered
• Any item that comes directly into contact with the nose, ears or mouth
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