Whether the goal is to control a DAW, mix audio, or change plugin parameters, the Novation 25 SL MkII is up for the task. A quick glance at the front panel reveals what a diverse array of functionality it is capable of. In addition to a 25-note semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch, the 25 SL boasts some of the best mapping technology on the market.
Beyond the controller’s exceptional functionality, its true power lies in the manner of its adept augmentation of a standardized workflow. The 25 SL features a large LCD display that relays all crucial parameter map settings, rendering the tired process of frantically searching for routing/mapping configurations obsolete.
25 SL MkII Features
High quality professional keyboard
Illuminated controls provide instant visual feedback
Giant 144-character LCD screen
Huge array of touch-sensitive controls
Automap Control Software
MIDI control interface.
Novation's unique 'speed dial'
Programmable 'soft-feel' drumpads
Unique 2-Axis Controls
Dedicated, yet fully-assignable transport buttons
USB buss powering
All 25 SL Mk II's buttons are illuminated
Mk II features a single LED screen (as it now features the Automap Heads-up GUI)
25 SL Mk II's top row of dials have 11-LED rings for instant feedback
Top row of encoders are now smooth, rather than detented
25 SL Mk II's transport control buttons can also be used as fully assignable buttons
25 SL Mk II features new 'soft-feel' drum pads
Xcite+ bundle ships free with 25 SL Mk II and consists of the following
Ableton Live Lite software (DAW)
502MB of Mike the drummer drum loops - Quality live drum loops
Novation Bass-station synth
Loopmasters Samples library consisting of1GB of royalty free samples