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



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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.