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Performance Controller for Blocks Modular Music System
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The Live Block from ROLI adds a number of performance controls to the Blocks modular music performance system and is designed to be used in conjunction with the Lightpad Block. The Live Block puts the most frequently used functions for performance in immediate reach, including controls for switching scales and octaves, playing chords and arpeggios, and sustaining notes. The unit's rechargeable battery offers up to four hours of use and is charged via the magnetic DNA connector on the Lightpad Block. The Live Block can be used wirelessly via Bluetooth up to 49'.


  • The Live Block buttons let you switch scales and octaves, trigger chords and arpeggios, and sustain notes in real time
  • Mode: Toggle between favorite sounds, loops, and tracks
  • Volume: Adjust volume
  • Scale: Select any of the available 19 scales
  • Chord: Select a chord that is triggered from a single note
  • Arp: Select an arpeggio that is triggered when you press a note
  • Sustain: Sustain a note
  • Octave: Switch octaves by going up or down three octaves
  • Heart: Bookmark your favorite sounds

Technical Specifications

LEDs 15-LED indicator strip, 10 backlit buttons
Buttons 10 backlit buttons
Connectors DNA Connectors: 6
Connectivity Full MIDI compatibility over USB and Bluetooth LE
Bluetooth Range 49.2' / 15.0 m
Battery Type 740 mAh LiPo (Lithium polymer)
Battery Life 4 hours
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.7 x 1.9 x 0.8" / 94.0 x 47.0 x 20.0 mm
Weight 3.5 oz / 100.0 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.8 x 2.9 x 1.7"

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