ROLI Lightpad Block M


  • Musical touchpad to make music in a new way (MIDI pad controller)
  • Enhanced tactile super sonic surface for additional expression control
  • Wireless and portable
  • Super-sensitive soft silicon surface for enhanced touch-responsiveness 
  • LED illumination reconfigures for different notes, scales, and sounds
  • 15 meter Bluetooth range, Mac OSX and iOS only
  • 4 Hours battery life, 2 hours charge time
  • Modular system - connects to Seaboard Block and other ROLI BLOCKS
  • Access more sounds and effects through included software package: Equator Player, Ableton Live Lite and Tracktion Waveform
  • Connect to the free NOISE app or ROLI PLAY app (particularly beginner-friendly) for 100s of sounds
  • Compatible with iOS 9.0 or above, limited support with Google Pixel

Start making music with the Lightpad Block M (the updated version of award-winning Lightpad Block). BLOCKS is a fun, new-concept musical instrument - begin with one Block and build a bigger instrument as your skills grow. 

Lightpad Block M is a musical touchpad that lets you make music in a new way, featuring an enhanced tactile surface for additional expression control, suitable for professionals or for those making music for the first time. 

Dimpled with 225 micro-keywaves, this Lightpad block has extraordinary tactile feedback for an altogether highly responsive playing experience. The block is designed to control any kind of sound from drums to cinematic atmospheres, anywhere.

Have fun making beats and shaping melodies on a smooth, soft, amazingly touch-responsive surface. Learn how to play with the free ROLI PLAY app or go next level and explore hundreds of sounds and effects by pairing it with the free NOISE app (iOS and Google Pixel).

Lightpad M comes with an expanded suite of software including Equator Player and the Tracktion Waveform and Ableton Live Lite digital audio workstations.

This next-generation Lightpad Block M is wireless and fits in one hand, allowing you to make music anywhere you bring your connected device. (Here are some great music fundamentals from ROLI to get started making melodies)

Expand the possibilities by connecting it with multiple Lightpad Blocks, Seaboard Blocks, and others in the modular BLOCKS range. Build your instrument as you build your skills.

ROLI’s revolutionary music-making devices are the future of music creation.
BLOCKS is a modular system that lets anyone learn and play music on powerful devices that snap together. The award-winning Seaboard instruments are radical evolution of the piano keyboard that help musicians - including renowned artists like Stevie Wonder and Meghan Trainor - be more expressive. Professionals, music students & teachers (STEAM), and people who have never played an instrument are touching sound in new ways through ROLI’s ecosystem of Connected Music products.


  • Connectivity / Ports: USB-C port (MIDI out and power), Full MIDI compatibility over USB and Bluetooth LE, 8 BLOCKS DNA connectors
  • Power Source: Battery Power
  • Dims: W 95 mm x H 22 mm x D 95 mm
  • Weight: 255 gr

Note; Desktop requirements: Mac OSX 10.10+ / Windows 7, 8 and 10 / Intel Dual Core i5 2.5GHz+ / 4 GB RAM (8 GB RAM recommended), 2 GB hard drive space and Internet connection to register/download software.

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