42points

Arturia MiniLab

41points

Novation Launchkey Mini

Arturia MiniLab
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27 facts in comparison

Arturia MiniLab vs Novation Launchkey Mini

Arturia MiniLab
Novation Launchkey Mini
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Arturia MiniLab
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Novation Launchkey Mini

Why is Arturia MiniLab better than Novation Launchkey Mini?

  • Has velocity sensitive keys
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  • Has a bank selector button
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  • Has pressure sensitive pads
    ?
  • 8 more knobs
    ?

    16vs8
  • Has touch strips
    ?

Why is Novation Launchkey Mini better than Arturia MiniLab?

  • 3 more buttons
    ?

    7vs4
  • Has navigation buttons
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  • 8 more pads
    ?

    16vs8
  • Has synth-action keys
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  • 16mm shorter
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    175mmvs191mm
  • 48mm narrower
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    325mmvs373mm
  • 31.36% less body volume
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    2445.63cm³vs3562.15cm³
  • 7mm thinner
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    43mmvs50mm

Price comparison

Arturia MiniLab

ProductStorePrice
Arturia MiniLab walmartArturia MiniLab MkII 25 Slim-Key Control...Arturia MiniLab MkII 25 Slim-Key Controller with Knox 3.0 4 Port USB HUB
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$149.95

Novation Launchkey Mini

ProductStorePrice
Novation Launchkey Mini AmazonNovation Launchkey Mini [MK3] 25-Mini-Ke...Novation Launchkey Mini [MK3] 25-Mini-Key MIDI Keyboard
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$109.99
Novation Launchkey Mini AmazonNovation Launchpad Mini [MK3] Grid Contr...Novation Launchpad Mini [MK3] Grid Controller for Ableton Live
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$109.99
Novation Launchkey Mini AmazonNovation Launchkey Mini MK3 25 Mini-Key ...Novation Launchkey Mini MK3 25 Mini-Key MIDI Keyboard with Sustain Pedal and Knox 4 Port 3.0 USB Hub (3 Items)
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$129.99
Novation Launchkey Mini AmazonLTGEM EVA Hard Case for Novation Launchk...LTGEM EVA Hard Case for Novation Launchkey Mini 25-Note USB Keyboard MK2 Controller - Travel Protective Carrying Storage Bag
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$21.99
Novation Launchkey Mini Amazonco2crea Hard Travel Case for Novation LA...co2crea Hard Travel Case for Novation LAUNCHKEY MINI MK2 25 Key USB Keyboard Controller
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$16.99
Novation Launchkey Mini AmazonNovation MiniNova Analog Modeling Synthe...Novation MiniNova Analog Modeling Synthesizer
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$399.99
Novation Launchkey Mini AmazonNovation Launchkey 25 MK2 Keyboard Contr...Novation Launchkey 25 MK2 Keyboard Controller with Sustain Pedal and 4 Port 3.0 USB HUB
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$159.99
Novation Launchkey Mini Amazonammoon Worlde Panda mini Portable Mini 2...ammoon Worlde Panda mini Portable Mini 25-Key USB Keyboard and Drum Pad MIDI Controller
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$85.99
Novation Launchkey Mini AmazonNovation Launchkey 25 MKII - USB MIDI Co...Novation Launchkey 25 MKII - USB MIDI Controller Keyboard 25 Keys
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$149.99
Novation Launchkey Mini AmazonArturia MiniLab MkII 25 Slim-Key Control...Arturia MiniLab MkII 25 Slim-Key Controller
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$109.00

Design

1.Has backlit LED buttons
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Novation Launchkey Mini
Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
2.height

191mm

175mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
3.width

373mm

325mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.volume

3562.15cm³

2445.63cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.thickness

50mm

43mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
6.weight

1.03kg

675g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Controls & Buttons

1.Has octave buttons
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Novation Launchkey Mini
The octave buttons are used to shift the keyboard up or down in one octave increments. This extends the range of the keyboard in either direction, which lets you play notes that lie outside the number of keys available.
2.number of buttons

4

7

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
3.Has navigation buttons
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Novation Launchkey Mini
Navigation buttons allows users to navigate through their files/data.
4.Has a bank selector button
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Novation Launchkey Mini
The button is used to select independent banks of continuous controllers. Effectively, this allows you to control more independent parameters with the knobs, faders and buttons. The bank selector button is used to switch among the available banks.
5.number of faders

0

0

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
6.number of knobs

16

8

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device – e.g., volume, effects, EQs, etc. Types of knobs may differ between endless type or step type.

Keys & Pads

1.Has velocity sensitive keys
Arturia MiniLab
Novation Launchkey Mini
Velocity sensitive keys are just spring loaded keys that sound out louder the harder you hit them. If you "lightly" press a key, the sound will be quiet; the harder you press, the louder it gets.
2.total keys

25

25

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
3.has velocity-sensitive pads
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Novation Launchkey Mini
Velocity-sensitive drum pads allow you to modify the sound sample's pitch depending on how quickly you hit the pads. They provide a more natural audio experience, as the pitch depends on your movement, just like when playing the drums live.
4.Has pressure sensitive pads
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Novation Launchkey Mini
When pads respond to the amount of force applied after initial impact they are pressure-sensitive. The pads can be used to drum rhythmic elements of a song or to trigger samples, but can also be used to play notes.
5.drum pads

8

16

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.
6.Has synth-action keys
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Novation Launchkey Mini
A synth-action keyboard feels more like an electronic organ. The spring-loaded keys are light and capable of being moved very quickly. They also tend to return to their resting position much more quickly. Synth-action keys are perfect for musicians who aren’t pianists by nature, such as guitarists wanting to add MIDI functionality to their setup.

Ports

1.Has an input/connector for the sustain pedal
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Novation Launchkey Mini
When pressed, the sustain pedal allows all notes to sound and “vibrate” freely. All notes played will continue to sound until the pedal is released. This is perfect when you need a sturdy and responsive control over sustain.

Features

1.MIDI device works and communicates via USB
Arturia MiniLab
Novation Launchkey Mini
Devices can communicate in both directions with each other without any additional MIDI interface. The biggest advantage is that the USB connection can be used for everything; power supply, MIDI-in and MIDI-out. This means you need less cables.
2.The device is mappable
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Novation Launchkey Mini
Users can map, set and regulate the entire midi controller giving different functionalities to all different buttons, knobs and faders. The device could be also set up with different softwares.
3.Has plug and play feature
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Novation Launchkey Mini
The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
4.Is compatible with Windows
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Novation Launchkey Mini
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
5.Is compatible with iOS
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Novation Launchkey Mini
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
6.Is compatible with Mac OS X
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Novation Launchkey Mini
It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

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