A night at the opera

The ultimate piano-feel master controller keyboard goes dark mode. Professional feel, deep integration, and absolute control over your performance – available with a luxurious black aesthetic for a limited time.


The professional choice

KeyLab 88 MkII sets the standard for MIDI controllers. Whether you’re an aspiring producer, an in-demand session player, or a busy professional, it’s a world-class tool built for every musical application.

Now decorated in classic black, it combines the elegance of a full-size piano with the versatility of a cutting-edge keyboard.


Premium piano feel

Play any instrument, control any synth, perform with any modular rig – all with the timeless feel of an acoustic piano at your fingertips.

Make your studio feel like a concert hall, make your performance feel like a night with the Vienna Philharmonic, and make any composition feel like your magnum opus.


Intuitive, meet advanced

KeyLab 88 MkII’s user interface puts you in control of every aspect of your performance without compromising ease of use. Customize your setup and express every nuance of your musicality with an array of responsive controls, shortcuts, and connections.

Put KeyLab 88 MkII in control and you’ll never look back.

 

Amazing software bundle

Whether you’re a seasoned professional, or an aspiring producer, the software that comes included with KeyLab 88 MkII will get your creativity flowing freely.


Analog Lab

Your one-stop shop for synth inspiration. Instant access to over 7,000 world-class keyboard, synth, piano, and organ sounds. Easily browse by style and characteristics, create powerful combi sounds, and deep & intuitive integration with KeyLab.


Ableton Live Lite

An introduction to one of the most popular recording and performing platforms in the world. Ableton Live Lite lets you record, effect, mix, and export your tracks, so you can start making music straight out of the box. Ideal for recording and live performing.


Wurli V

Get the stunning vintage sound that captivated Queen, Marvin Gaye, and The Beatles. The quintessential keyboard that oozes soul and organic analog charm in equal measure – reborn in software form.


Vox Continental V

The burning organ sound of the transistor circuitry and drawbars behind this classic instrument have been perfectly recreated in software. Reignite the sound of some of the greatest hits of the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and beyond.


Piano V

No piano controller would be complete without an exemplary virtual instrument. Classic upright, concert grand, and esoteric pianos, recreated with physical modeling for detailed tonal adjustment to suit your needs.

 

Ergonomic design

Simply the next best thing to an acoustic piano.

Beautifully finished in black. Built ergonomically with musicians’ needs in mind. A layout that’s intuitive yet stylish. KeyLab 88 MkII is designed by musicians, for musicians. Sturdy enough to get the job done, ergonomic enough to ensure a comfy playing experience – whether it’s a quick jam session or a lengthy function gig.

Wooden Legs


The perfect companion for the most comprehensive controller piano on the market. The Wooden Legs are easy to set up, ultra-sturdy, and beautiful in appearance – a professional ergonomic solution for studio and stage that’s as reliable as it is stylish.


 

Platform specifications

  • Windows: Win 8.1+ (64bit) PC: 4 GB RAM; 2.5 GHz CPU.
    2GB free hard disk space
    OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
  • Apple: 10.13+: 4 GB RAM; 2.5 GHz CPU.
    2GB free hard disk space
    OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU

Required configuration

Works in Standalone, VST, AAX, Audio Unit, NKS (64-bit DAWs only).

VST 2.4VST 3AAXAUNKS

Protection

The software is protected by the Arturia Software Center. You can learn more about it here.

All manufacturer and product names mentioned on this page are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Arturia. The trademarks of other manufacturers are used solely to identify the products of those manufacturers whose features and sound were studied during the development. All names of equipment, inventors, and manufacturers have been included for illustrative and educational purposes only, and do not suggest any affiliation or endorsement by any equipment inventor or manufacturer.

Box contents

  • KeyLab 88 MkII unit
  • USB cable
  • Laptop plate
  • Musical sheet holder

Size & weight

  • Instrument size : 50.9 x 12.7 x 4.4 inches (1293 x 322 x 112mm)
  • Instrument weight : 32.4 lbs. (14.7 Kg)

Main Features

  • Software Specifications:
    • Includes Analog Lab software with 7000 synth and keyboard sounds
    • Includes Ableton Live Lite, Piano V, Wurli V, and Vox Continental V
  • Hardware Specifications:
    • 88 note Fatar TP/100LR keybed
    • High quality, aftertouch, velocity sensitive, hammer-action, piano feel keyboard
    • 16 RGB-backlit performance pads
    • Control bank with 9 faders and 9 rotary knobs
    • Control modular equipment with 4 CV/Gate outputs, controlling pitch, gate, and modulation
    • Seamless integration with all Arturia software instruments
    • Presets for multiple DAWs, with magnetic overlays for controls
    • Huge connectivity, including expression, sustain, CV/Gate, MIDI, USB and 3 assignable auxiliary pedal inputs
  • Perfect Analog Lab integration:
    • Select sounds, browse presets, switch parts, smart-assigned controls.
    • Standalone or plug-in operation: VST, VST3, AU, AAX.
    • Over 7000 TAE® powered preset sounds from Arturia’s award-winning V Collection
  • Ableton Live Lite – record, layer, and edit your sounds to create a finished song.
  • Piano V – Twelve different world-class pianos meticulously crafted using our critically acclaimed modeling technology.
  • Wurli V – Classic stage tine keyboard reborn with physical modelling, many presets modelled on famous songs
  • Vox Contenental V – “Light My Fire”-style stage keyboard recreated as software, with big sounding amp sims and presets.
  • Compatible with all major Digital Audio Workstation: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, FL Studio, Bitwig, Cubase, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Studio One *
  • Available in White
  • * Feet not included soon available