Arturia Refreshes The KeyLab 88 MIDI Keyboard Controller With CV/Gate Outputs & More

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Arturia has today announced the second generation of its KeyLab 88 MIDI keyboard. The KeyLab 88 MkII features the same piano-feel 88 note keybed found in the processor as well as new features found in the new KeyLab generation: 4 CV/gate connections for pitch, gate & mod input or also the new chord memory function.

Also, it comes with a software collection worth over $700 including Analog Lab, Piano V, Wurli V and more. Not a big sensational news but a nice update for this professional MIDI keyboard controller from Arturia.

Arturia KeyLab 88 MkII

Press Release

The team at Arturia, from the USA to France, London to Mexico City, are excited to announce the release of their most requested product to date: KeyLab 88 MkII. This top-tier controller keyboard features the superb piano-feel 88 note keybed found in the industry standard original, but with the updated feature set of the KeyLab MkII series, and an amazing software collection worth over $700.

Designed for professional musicians, session players, live performers, studio engineers, and demanding producers who want the best of the best, with no sacrifice made in terms of playability, expression, versatility, and sheer quality. Whether the proud owner of a KeyLab 88 MkII is an experienced pro, or an aspiring producer, they will make great use of the amazing included software titles, DAW control, customizable setups, and seamless integration.

Arturia KeyLab 88 MkII


  • 88 note, velocity sensitive Fatar TP/100LR piano weighted keybed with aftertouch
  • 16 back-lit, dual-purpose performance pads
  • 9 customizable faders
  • 9 rotary encoders
  • 4 CV/gate connections: pitch, gate, mod, input
  • Perfect Analog Lab integration
  • Full integration with all Arturia software instruments
  • Universal MIDI controller: control any software or MIDI-enabled hardware
  • Powers via USB
  • Control presets for different DAWs, magnetic overlays for easy reference
  • Huge pedal connectivity: expression, sustain, 3 customizable connections
  • Mackie / HUI compliant DAW Command Center
  • Comprehensive music software bundle included
  • Optional sustain pedal and DC power supply

KeyLab 88 MkII Includes The Following Software

  • Analog Lab
  • Piano V
  • Wurli V
  • Vox Continental V
  • Ableton Live Lite

Arturia KeyLab 88 MkII will begin shipping worldwide at the end of June 2019 and will retail for 899€ street price / MSRP $999.

More information here: Arturia

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