Alesis Vortex Wireless 2 USB / MIDI Keytar Controller

Alesis Vortex Wireless 2 USB / MIDI Keytar Controller

Alesis Vortex Wireless 2 USB / MIDI Keytar Controller

Alesis Vortex Wireless 2 USB / MIDI Keytar Controller

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  • 37 Velocity-Sensitive Keys w/ Aftertouch
  • 8 Backlit Velocity-Sensitive Pads
  • 8 Assignable Backlit Faders
  • MIDI-Assignable Tilt Sensor
  • Thumb-Controlled Volume Slider
  • Pitch Bend Wheel on Neck
  • USB Wireless Connection
  • Compatible with Mac or Windows Computers
  • Standard Guitar Strap Pegs on Neck/Body
  • Includes Production Software Package
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Alesis Vortex Wireless 2 overview

  • 1Description

The Vortex Wireless 2 USB/MIDI Keytar Controller from Alesis is a wireless 37-key, velocity-sensitive, portable keyboard controller designed to be worn like a guitar but played like a keyboard. It is battery-powered for use with USB MIDI on Mac or Windows computers, MIDI modules, and hardware synths for live stage, studio, and rehearsal applications.

Featuring eight backlit RGB velocity-sensitive trigger pads and eight backlit faders for controlling volumes or other instrument parameters, the Vortex Keytar controller is built with an embedded MIDI-assignable tilt sensor, a thumb-controlled assignable slider, and a reversible pitch bend wheel on the neck.

The Vortex Keytar controller includes a USB dongle that creates a wireless connection to any Mac or Windows computer. This controller is equipped with standard guitar strap pegs on the neck and body and includes a strap to wear over your shoulder. Also included are production software download cards that include the following software: Hybrid 3, Loom 2, Vacuum Pro, and Xpand!2 by AIR music Tech, TimewARP 2600 by Way Out Ware, and Ableton Live lite. The Vortex Wireless 2 USB / MIDI Keytar Controller is ready to go straight out of the box, with everything you need to get up and running.

37 velocity-sensitive keys with aftertouch and compact size with a complete melodic range
Eight RGB backlit and velocity-sensitive trigger pads enable you to create beats or trigger clips
Eight backlit faders for controlling volume or other instrument parameters
Embedded, MIDI-assignable tilt sensor for performance control with on/off button
Thumb-controlled volume slider and reversible pitch-bend wheel on neck
MIDI-assignable touchstrip, zone, sustain, and octave-control buttons on neck
Included USB dongle creates a wireless connection to any Mac or Windows computer
USB and MIDI jacks for use with any synth, sound module, or other MIDI hardware or software
Battery-powered for use with MIDI modules and hardware synths (4 AA batteries included)
Standard guitar-strap pegs on neck and body
Edit MIDI-assigned controls with included Vortex Wireless 2 Editor application
Production Software Package Includes:

  • Hybrid 3
  • Loom 2
  • Vacuum Pro 
  • Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech
  • TimewARP 2600 by Way Out Ware
  • Ableton Live Lite
UPC: 694318023662
In the Box
Alesis Vortex Wireless 2 USB / MIDI Keytar Controller
  • USB Wireless Receiver
  • USB Cable
  • Strap
  • Cable Harness
  • Software Download Cards
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Alesis Vortex Wireless 2 specs

    Keyboard Controller
    Keyboard 37  Keys, Synth Action with Aftertouch and Velocity
    MIDI Control Surfaces 1 x Ribbon Controller (Assignable)
    1 x Wheel (Assignable, Pitch-Bend)
    8 x Pads (Velocity-Sensitive)
    9 x Sliders
    1 x Accelerometer (Assignable)
    Performance Functions Multi-Zone Programming, Octave Shift, Sustain Button
    I/O 1 x USB Type-B 
    1 x 5-Pin MIDI Output
    OS Compatibility macOS 10.8.5
    Windows 7
    Wireless Transmission Vortex Wireless 2
    Power Options Battery, USB Bus-Power
    Battery Type 4 x AA
    Display Monochrome LCD (Backlit)
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 35.2 x 10.0 x 2.9" / 89.4 x 25.4 x 7.4 cm
    Weight 6.5 lb / 2.9 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 8.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 37.8 x 12.3 x 4.5"

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