Streamlined DAW Control for Mac, PC, and iOS
Regardless of what DAW software you use to make music, the Nektar Impact GX49 is a smart keyboard controller for your desktop. A dedicated set of controls for transport and navigating tracks allows you to stay in your creative zone while producing. These seven buttons can also be assigned up to two MIDI messages each to create your own custom workflow. Beyond your desktop workstation, the Impact GX49 is a great controller for apps on your Apple iPad using the optional USB camera connection kit (sold separately).
- 49-key USB keyboard controller for Mac, Windows, and iOS
- Dedicated transport controls for navigating your DAW software
- 7 assignable buttons can be assigned 2 different custom MIDI messages each
- Performance control options include pitch bend, modulation wheel, and assignable footswitch input
- Works with Apple iPad via camera connection kit (sold separately)
- Includes Bitwig 8-Track DAW software
IMPACT GX CONTROLLER KEYBOARD
The Impact GX49 and GX61 are dynamic and expressive instruments, tailored to composition & performance with your computer music system. They are compatible with any music software for Windows and Mac OS and their no-fuss interface is a great entry into the world of Nektar controllers.They feature a 49-note (4 octave) or 61-note (5 octave) keyboard, pitch-bend wheel, modulation wheel and foot switch socket. Two multi-colored octave buttons enable shifting the keyboard range up or down -3/+4 octaves with the LED colors changing to show the exact status. So the Impact GX range is well equipped to deliver a great workflow.Shift the keyboard range up to +/- 12 semi tones from the dedicated transpose buttons. These buttons can quickly be re-purposed to change the Global MIDI Channel or send Program messages. Additionally, an assignable potentiometer provides control over any MIDI parameter. By default it adjusts mixer volume.
Nektar DAW Integration for most popular DAWs makes it easy to get going, and a pleasure to use. With Impact GX, your controller becomes the heart of your system, giving you the creative freedom to compose, perform and play, without having to reach for your mouse all the time.
Type: Keyboard Controller
Number of Keys: 49
Type of Keys: Synth Action
Velocity Sensitive: Yes
Other Controllers: Pitchbend, Modulation wheel (MIDI assignable)
Encoders/Pots: 1 x control knob (MIDI assignable)
Dedicated Transport Control: Yes
Pedal Inputs: 1 x 1/4″ TS (MIDI assignable)
MIDI I/O: USB
USB: 1 x Type B
Computer Connectivity: USB
Software: Bitwig 8-Track
OS Requirements – Mac: Mac OS X 13 or later
OS Requirements – PC: Windows 10 or later
Power Supply: USB bus powered
Weight: 4.8 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number: Impact GX49