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The Alesis VX49 offers an unprecedentedly efficient control layout and workflow to be the perfect choice for demanding producers and keyboardists.

At the heart of the VX49 is a 4.3-inch full-color high-res display screen, so you can directly interface with your Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) and virtual instrument plugins better than ever before.

The VX49 also features an all-new custom 49-key semi-weighted keybed with aftertouch, four banks of 8 RGB backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive drum pads, eight 360-degree performance-ready knobs, backlit and rubberized pitch and mod wheels, built-in “Roll Mode” and arpeggiator features, and more.

Technical Specs


  • 49 velocity- and pressure-sensitive keys
  • 10-octave range with Octave Down/Up buttons
  • Pitch-bend wheel
  • Modulation wheel


  • (8) 360° assignable encoders
  • (1) 360° encoder with push function for display navigation


  • 8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, multicolor-backlit
  • 8 assignable button pads, blue-backlit


  • 23 function switches, blue-backlit
  • 4 directional cursor buttons


  • 3.75” x 2.125” full-color LCD


  • (1) 1/4” TRS expression pedal input
  • (1) 1/4” TS sustain pedal input
  • (1) 5-pin MIDI input
  • (1) 5-pin MIDI output
  • (1) USB port
  • (1) power adapter input


  • via USB or via 9 VDC, 500 mA, center-positive (power adapter sold separately)


  • 37.6” x 12.4” x 5.5”


  • 9.5 lbs

Box Contents

  • VX49
  • Software Download Cards
  • USB Cable
  • Quickstart Guide
  • Safety & Warranty Manual

Integrated 4.3-inch high-resolution full-color screen with dedicated interface buttons
Screen provides 1:1, real-time feedback of plugin parameters
Includes Virtual Instrument Player software-load, play and control any VST plugin
Custom 49-key Alesis semi-weighted keybed with aftertouch
8 performance-ready 360-degree knobs