Novation today introduced FLkey Mini and FLkey 37 – the first MIDI keyboard controllers designed to be fully integrated with FL Studio.
The FLkey range puts FL Studio’s mixer at your fingertips, and lets you take control of FL Studio’s Step Sequencer straight from the keyboard. You can also can program beats with FLkey’s Channel rack straight from the pads.
Other features include support for Scale and Fixed Chord modes, control over instruments and automation, preset browsing and support for Custom Modes for creating custom workflows with FL Studio.
FLkey Mini is a compact 25-mini-key MIDI keyboard, designed to combine a portable keyboard with essential FL Studio control.
FLkey 37 expands on its Mini counterpart, giving creators a full-size keyboard for a larger octave range. FLkey 37 also has extra features including Channel rack control, Fixed Chord mode and User Chord mode, which lets you play custom chords with just one finger, and Scale Chord mode, which lets you play pre-made chords in eight different scales straight from FLkey’s pads.
Novation’s FLkey is the ideal keyboard and MIDI controller for high quality music production in FL Studio. FLkey’s intuitive features help producers to amplify their creativity, finish tracks fast, and keep on creating. The perfect tool to help aspiring producers develop skills and learn while they create, FLkey brings artists closer to their music and lets them create with no limits.
Here are the official video demos:
- Seamless Integration with FL Studio
- Volume and pan control
- Step sequencer
- Channel Rack playability
- Scale mode
- Instrument control – Trigger FPC, SliceX and Fruity Slicer with the pads for more expressive beats and melodies.
- Plug-in control – Control Image Line plug-ins and record natural-sounding automation with FLkey’s eight pots.
- Preset browsin – Browse presets in Image Line plug-ins directly from FLkey.
- Fixed Chord mode – Play custom chords with one finger (FLkey 37 only).
- User Chord mode – Assign 16 custom chords and play them with just one finger. Store chord progressions for rapid song building and performance (FLkey 37 only).
- Scale Chord mode – Play 32 pre-made chords in eight different scales straight from the pads (FLkey 37 only).
- Custom modes – Assign custom controls to the pads and pots to tailor your music production workflow.
Pricing and Availability:
FLkey Mini and FLkey 37 are available now, priced at $109.99 and $199.99 USD.