Item #1543415 Model #Q49MKII

Alesis Q49 MKII 49-Key USB/MIDI Controller Standard


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The Alesis Q49 MKII gives you compact, chromatic control.

The Alesis Q49 MKII is a 49-note keyboard controller that works with virtually all music software and MIDI hardware devices. The compact controller features USB-MIDI and traditional MIDI jacks for easy connection to Mac, PC and MIDI hardware. It provides you with a full suite of controls including pitch and modulation wheels, octave up and down buttons, an assignable data slider and the ability to send program changes from the keys.

The Q49 comes with a copy of Ableton Live Lite and AIR Music Tech's Xpand!2 software for performing, recording and sequencing music right out of the box. It's the perfect choice for controlling hardware MIDI devices. Its compact size and portability make it ideal for fitting into existing rigs and then hitting the road. Place it a tier above an existing workstation keyboard and utilize Q49's streamlined layout to maximize your sound and performance options. You can even send Program Changes from the Q49's keys to change programs, patches and more.
  • 49 keys
MIDI Outputs
  • 1 5-pin jack
  • 1 slave connector (MIDI over USB)
  • USB bus powered; Optional
Power Adapter
  • 9V DC 500mA, Pin Positive, 5.5 mm outer diameter (not included)
Included Accessories
  • QuickStart guide, USB cable
  • Width: 32"
  • Depth: 7.5"
  • Height: 2.5"


  • 49-key keyboard controller for use with virtually all music software and MIDI devices
  • Velocity sensitive keys for expressive, musical performance
  • USB MIDI and traditional MIDI for use with Mac and PC, as well as MIDI hardware
  • Pitch and Modulation wheels for capturing musical expression
  • Backlit Octave Up and Down buttons expand your range
  • Assignable volume/data-entry slider enables you to control your most-used parameter
  • Sustain pedal input for complete performance (pedal sold separately)
  • Works with iPad via Apple USB Adaptor (sold separately)
  • Production package included: Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech, and Ableton Live Lite Software
  • Bus powered via USB, so you won't need a power cable
  • This product is class compliant; it does not require drivers