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Arturia Upgrades KeyLab MkII range With Velocity Update

Arturia have updated their MIDI controller range KeyLab MkII with a firmware update designed to make it more expressive than ever before. This free update will allow keyboardists, composers, songwriters, and producers to customize the velocity and performance of their KeyLab MkII to suit their own playing style – from custom velocity curves to transposition enhancements.

KeyLab MkII’s update will be available for download via MIDI Control Center and on

Make every note count, every melody flawless, and every track sound just like you – whatever your style. Upgrade your KeyLab 49, 61 or 88 MkII for free today.

Create custom velocity curves

You can now customize 5 configurable velocity points for a performance that truly reflects every key impact or delicate stroke, exactly as you intended.

Improved velocity resolution

To prevent unwanted jumps in velocity and smoother transitions at higher values, KeyLab MkII’s velocity curve resolution has been refined.

Global velocity curve

Alongside Linear, Logarithmic, and Exponential, you can now select a Global velocity curve, customizable in MIDI Control Center, to use across all user memory slots.

Bug fixes

Taking your feedback into account, we’ve refined numerous aspects of KeyLab 88 MkII’s performance, including transposing, on-screen information, rebooting behavior, and much more.



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