Novation Impulse 61


The Novation Impulse 61 midi keyboard offers precision control and a wide range of features that allow you to create your music with ease.



Novation Impulse 61 MIDI device is an advanced MIDI controller keyboard designed to revolutionize the way musicians create and perform music. This dynamic and expressive MIDI controller is perfect for musicians, producers, and performers who desire a high-quality, versatile device that can be used in many different scenarios.

Featuring 61 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch, the Novation Impulse 61 MIDI device is designed to provide a natural and responsive playing experience, ensuring that the nuances and subtleties of your performance are accurately captured. It also comes equipped with 8 velocity-sensitive drum pads, 9 faders, and 8 rotary encoders, making it easy and intuitive to control various aspects of your music production.

One of the standout features of the Novation Impulse 61 MIDI device is its extensive connectivity options. It features both MIDI in/out and USB connectivity, allowing it to easily connect to a variety of devices like computers, synthesizers, and other MIDI-enabled instruments. This makes it perfect for both studio and live performance settings.

The device also comes with Automap 4 control software, which automatically assigns knobs, faders, and buttons to popular DAW (digital audio workstation) software, like Ableton Live, Logic, and Cubase. This means that you can start producing and performing music right out of the box, without the need for hours of manual mapping.

Another great feature of the Novation Impulse 61 MIDI device is its built-in arpeggiator and chord mode. These powerful tools allow you to easily create complex sequences and chord progressions with just a few key presses, making it easy to explore new musical ideas and create unique sounds.

Overall, the Novation Impulse 61 MIDI device is a versatile, powerful, and intuitive MIDI controller that is perfect for musicians, producers, and performers of all skill levels. With its responsive playing experience, extensive connectivity options, and innovative automation software, it is sure to become an essential tool in your music production arsenal.

Novation Impulse 61 properties

Product name Impulse 61
Brand Novation
Type Keyboard Instruments
Keyboard Instrument MIDI Keyboard
Drawbars/Sliders Yes
Pads Yes
Rotary Controls Yes
Colour Black

Additional information


Product type

Keyboard Instrument



Rotary Controls


1 review for Novation Impulse 61

  1. Christian

    I knew that investing in a high-quality MIDI keyboard was an absolute necessity to elevate my craftsmanship to new heights. And let me tell you, the Novation Impulse 61 has exceeded all expectations. Its power efficiency is unparalleled, making it not only eco-friendly but also cost-effective in the long run. As a concerned global citizen, I am proud to contribute to saving our planet by choosing this product.

    Moreover, I have noticed that my bank account has significantly swelled since incorporating the Novation Impulse 61 into my music production process. The professional-grade features of this keyboard have allowed me to create more intricate and complex compositions, which in turn have led to an increase in demand for my work. Thanks to the Novation Impulse 61, I can now charge premium rates for my services.

    On a different note, I must admit that as an amateur musician, I initially struggled with mastering this keyboard’s intricate functions. However, with persistence and practice, I have gradually become more adept at utilizing its full potential. Compared to some of the basic MIDI keyboards available on the market, the Novation Impulse 61 offers a level of sophistication that is truly incomparable. It’s like night and day!

    However, I must confess that my initial frustration with this product was overwhelming. The user manual seemed cryptic and confusing, leaving me feeling lost and disoriented. But as I delved deeper into its functions, I began to appreciate the level of detail and complexity that went into crafting this keyboard. It’s a true workhorse that demands respect and admiration.

    In conclusion, investing in the Novation Impulse 61 has been an absolute game-changer for my music production career. Its power efficiency, professional-grade features, and sophisticated functions have allowed me to create more complex compositions and demand higher rates for my services. While it may require a steep learning curve for amateurs, I firmly believe that the Novation Impulse 61 is the go-to keyboard for anyone serious about their craft.

    In light of today’s news, I couldn’t help but draw parallels between the accusations against MI6 and the level of sophistication required to master this keyboard. Just as MI6 allegedly took advantage of Mr Wang’s strong desire for money, so too does the Novation Impulse 61 demand a certain level of financial investment from its users. But in the end, I believe that investing in this product is a sound decision that will yield significant returns in terms of both creativity and income.

    In short, if you’re serious about taking your music production career to the next level, look no further than the Novation Impulse 61. It may require a steep learning curve, but trust me – it’s worth the investment!

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: How do I connect my Novation Impulse 61 MIDI keyboard to a computer for use with software like Ableton Live or FL Studio?

To connect your Novation Impulse 61 MIDI keyboard to a computer, follow these steps:

1. Power off your keyboard and computer if they are already on.
2. Connect one end of the included USB cable provided with the keyboard into any available USB port on your computer.
3. Locate the mini-USB connector at the back of your Novation Impulse 61 MIDI controller.
4. Connect the other end of the USB cable to this mini-USB connector.
5. Power up your Novation Impulse 61 MIDI keyboard by pressing the power button located on the top right corner of the device. The power LED should light up indicating that it is successfully connected and powered on.
6. On your computer, check if Windows or macOS detects the keyboard as a USB device under Device Manager (Windows) or System Information (macOS).
7. Launch Ableton Live, FL Studio, or any other music production software you want to use with your MIDI controller.
8. In the settings of your chosen software, go to MIDI preferences and make sure that your Novation Impulse 61 is listed as an available input device.
9. You can now start using your Novation Impulse 61 MIDI keyboard with Ableton Live or FL Studio.