• 49 full-size, velocity-sensitive, synth-action keys
• Lightweight design for easy setup and portability
• USB-powered with plug-and-play connectivity for Mac or PC
• Works with iOS devices via Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter (sold separately)
• Octave/Transpose buttons enable access of the full piano range
• Pitch bend and modulation wheels for added expression
• Transport and directional buttons to control your software
• Re-assignable volume slider for quick control during performing and recording
• 1/4-inch TS sustain pedal input for connecting an external sustain pedal (sold separately)
Power via USB
Dimensions (width x depth x height) 8.8 x 6.6 x 82.0cm
PREMIUM SOFTWARE BUNDLE
The Alesis Q49 MKII comes with a premium software bundle that features world-class tools for
composing and recording. Pro Tools is the industry standard in digital recording, and MPC Beats gives
you access to the same sought-after production tools used by the best in the business. Both include
tons of professional-grade sounds and virtual instruments that can boost any composition. If you’re
just learning to play, or just want to sharpen your keyboard skills, the Q49 MKII also includes 60 free
lessons from Melodics, the best way to learn piano.
• Pro Tools | First Alesis Edition – Pro Tools redefined the music, film, and TV industries and is trusted
by more professionals than any other DAW for music creation, composition, audio post-production,
mixing, sound design, live recording, and more. With our exclusive special edition of Pro Tools | First,
you can join the esteemed Pro Tools family and start creating with many of the same tools these
pros rely on daily.
• MPC Beats – Whatever you set out to achieve, MPC Beats will get you started. Incorporating the
finest parts of the legendary MPC workflow, MPC Beats features all the essential tools for pro
production. Edit samples, mixdown your tracks, find any sound with the synth engines found on the
legendary MPCs, record audio and much more. MPC Beats will host your AU/VST plugins so as you
expand your arsenal, know you’ll have complete compatibility with industry standard virtual studio
• Vacuum – Vacuum Classic is a monophonic vintage synthesiser featuring Vacuum Tube Synthesis
with vacuum tube circuit modelling that perfectly captures the crunchy, warm sound of the
analogue era. With analogue oscillators, multiple filters and envelopes and built-in audio effects,
Vacuum lets you dive deep into subtractive synthesis to recreate those sought-after analogue
sounds from the 70s and 80s. Tweak the switches, knobs and dials to program anything from
basses, leads, pads or unique sound effects.
• BOOM – Boom features a slick modern interface that pays homage to the most popular vintage
drum machines of the past. Boom has been used on many famous projects since its launch, ranging
from hit albums, feature films and radio projects. More and more musicians and producers rely on
the incredible sonic firepower of this amazing Drum Machine.
• DB-33 – DB-33 Tonewheel Organ is a virtual organ that recreates the sounds and controllability
of classic tonewheel organs such as the Hammond B3, and the rotary-speaker cabinets they
are often played through. It includes 122 preset sounds plus an extra-realistic convolution rotary
cabinet and tube overdrive emulation. The rotary-speaker cabinet can also be used as an effect in
its own right on an audio track.
• Xpand!2 – AIR Music’s Xpand!2 is a multitimbral workstation offering four active sound slots, or parts,
per patch. Each part is provided with its own MIDI channel, Note Range (Zone), Mix, Arpeggiation,
Modulation, and Effects settings — an excellent method for creating individual parts. Harnessing
the four parts together to build one amazing Patch is where Xpand!2 reveals its true power. Using
everything from wavetables and FM synthesis to sample playback, the expert sound design team
at Air Music Tech has carefully created thousands of ready-to-play Xpand!2 patches.
• Melodics – Melodics is a desktop app that teaches you to play and perform with MIDI keyboards,
pad controllers, and drums. Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned pro looking to learn
advanced techniques Melodics grows with you. Register your Alesis Q49 MKII for instant access to
60 free lessons!