Alesis V Mini

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The Alesis V Mini is a portable and friendly 25 key USB-MIDI keyboard controller that even though its size does nos surprises, it is powerful and intuitive. With this little bad boy, you will be able to take full advantage of your music software with seamless integration to enhance your music production journey. With its 25 mini velocity-sensitive keys in combination with its octave up and down selector buttons, you will be able to comfortably expand the V Mini to a full melodic range. Play bass lines, melodies and chors with confidence knowing that Alesis had really gone the extra mile in making this little keyboard controller a real workhorse.

The V Mini has a couple of features that are fundamental to your production workflow and performance, but in particular, with its 4 assignable knobs, you can practically do everything you need to tweak, model and shape your sounds. You can load plugins and virtual instruments to boost your creativity needs and even activate effects, adjust the volume controls on the go, open or close filers and tweak parameters. If you want to create a beat you can instantly play with its 4 velocity-sensitive pads that by the way are backlit, making the whole keyboard controller stand out in low light.

With the pads included in the V Mini, you can also trigger clips and finger drum in combination with pitch modulation and sustain buttons you can augment your expressiveness while you perform. The V Mini is easy to set up with only one USB cable to any PC or MAC, and with its size, it becomes very practical if you are nomad music producer. Out of the box, you will find that it includes XPAND!2 which is an advance Virtual Instrument that is packed with more than 2k premium sounds, giving you what you need to start your musical journey right away.

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