Novation Impulse 61
Novation Impulse 61

Impulse 61, 61-Key MIDI Keyboard from Novation in the Impulse series.

deltaantares 01/16/2013

Novation Impulse 61 : deltaantares's user review

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Value For Money : Excellent
I was looking for a keyboard allowing me to act on filters, resonance, etc ...
VST in order not to have to open each time the plugin and act on different parameters using the mouse.
USB keyboard plugged in
9 faders (versions 49/61 keys)
• 8 drum pads with backlight lights and fashion Roll (rolling)
• Large LCD display (75 x 32 mm) multifunction displays data directly from the digital audio workstation (DAW)
• Set of standard transport controls
• Arpeggiator with editor based on rhythmic pads
• Integrated with Automap 4 for transparent monitoring of plug-ins and DAW mixers


the keyboard touch and pleasant to me, though I was expecting a touch
little more difficult, but it is not for me but a simple amateur pianist.
Pdf manual is clear enough and fits well in the details.
Setup is simple, I had a slight problem with the keyboard recognition
because I had previously installed automap 4.6.
So I recommend to install the version 4.0 on the CD and then proceed with the update 4.6
It can drive 128 patches that change in program mode.
I regret that the issue is not twelve o'clock further


I use it for 2 months.
I have not tried other models.
What I appreciate is the ability to assign midi messages to the type cc
encoders allowing me to directly influence the sounds of my instruments can midi.On driven transport (play, record, etc ...) of the DAW which avoids having a control surface.

good quality / price ratio.

For my use, I would do this choice.