Novation Launchkey 61 MK3
THe launchkey has a MIDI interface as well as an USB interface providing MIDI.
$ dmesg [172766.911294] usb 1-3: new full-speed USB device number 5 using xhci_hcd [172767.250921] usb 1-3: New USB device found, idVendor=1235, idProduct=0137, bcdDevice= 2.00 [172767.250929] usb 1-3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 [172767.250932] usb 1-3: Product: Launchkey MK3 61 [172767.250934] usb 1-3: Manufacturer: Focusrite - Novation [172767.250936] usb 1-3: SerialNumber: **************** [172767.291001] usb-storage 1-3:1.2: USB Mass Storage device detected [172767.291164] scsi host9: usb-storage 1-3:1.2 [172768.294500] scsi 9:0:0:0: Direct-Access Novation Onboarding Drive 0.01 PQ: 0 ANSI: 2 [172768.294776] sd 9:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg4 type 0 [172768.295994] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdd] 384 512-byte logical blocks: (197 kB/192 KiB) [172768.296458] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdd] Write Protect is on [172768.296462] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdd] Mode Sense: 03 00 80 00 [172768.297049] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdd] No Caching mode page found [172768.297052] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdd] Assuming drive cache: write through [172768.341075] sdd: sdd1 [172768.344471] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdd] Attached SCSI removable disk
The bootloader mode allows us to configure and save certain settings.
You can access the bootload by holding
Octave Up and
Octave Down while plugging the device in.
As long as the Easy Start is enabled the Launchkey MK3 shows up as a Mass Storage device and provides
a Getting Started guide. This behavior can be disabled in bootloader via pressing
Fixed Chord button.
Press the Scene Launch button
> (top-right pad) to display the bootloader version.
Start / Boot
Device Lock or the
Play button to start the application.