Take control of your sound with the V Mini Portable USB-MIDI Controller from Alesis. Designed to effortlessly integrate with your music software, this controller comes with a single USB connection that allows you to plug in directly to your PC or Mac for both power and MIDI functionality. The V Mini’s compact build makes it a powerful, yet portable, MIDI controller that’s ideal for the musician on the go, while also making it an easy addition to any size studio.
This compact controller features an intuitive and easy-to-read layout and backlit pads and knobs for real-time visual feedback. With 25 miniature velocity-sensitive keys, you’ll still be able to enjoy the full melodic range using the Octave Up/Down buttons to play bass lines, chords, and melodies. Further express your sound with modulation, pitch, and sustain buttons, while you can use the V Mini’s 4 velocity-sensitive pads for launching clips or finger-drumming. Adjust effect plugins and virtual instruments from the V Mini itself with 4 assignable knobs, which lets you open and close filters, adjust volume, activate effects, tweak parameters, and handle all sorts of details that will perfect your performance.
Create and perform right out of the box with V Mini’s included software. The V Mini seamlessly integrates with your music software and includes Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech, an advanced virtual instrument with over 2000 premium sounds, ranging from acoustic to synthetic.
The V Mini is also upgrade-ready for VIP 3.0 (sold separately), a premium software that optimizes your control over VST instruments and effects. VIP 3.0 is great for integrating hardware and software to make your workflow easier and more efficient. Whether you’re performing live or recording in a studio, VIP 3.0 gives you user-friendly, feature-packed functionality that elevates your performance and sets loose your creativity.
Alesis V Mini Features
- Compact USB-powered design lets you create anywhere
- 25 expressive velocity-sensitive, synth-action mini keys
- 4 backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads; 4 backlit assignable knobs
- Dedicated octave, pitch bend, modulation, and sustain buttons
- Includes software download options and USB cable
- V Mini1
- V Mini Editor Software (Download)1
- Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (Download)1
- USB Cable1
- User Guide1
- Safety & Warranty Manual1
- Mac: OS X 10.8 or later
- PC: Windows 7 or later
- Available USB Port