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MIDI Controller Keyboard Survey

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MIDI Controller Keyboard Survey

Postby Acoustica Greg » Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:48 pm

Hi all,

Using a MIDI Controller Keyboard? Which one do you have? How do you like it?

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Re: MIDI Controller Keyboard Survey

Postby Rolling Estonian » Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:24 am

Korg Microkey 37, as simple as it gets, perfect for a non key playing guitarist!


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Re: MIDI Controller Keyboard Survey

Postby ktk9 » Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:55 pm

I've got a 61-key M-Audio that I picked up used.
There's nothing wrong with it. I'm not a keys player, I'm a drummer, but I did learn the keyboard while in school (people forget that xylophone & marimba are the same layout.)
I'm going to look around for an 88-key, preferably weighted or hammer action.

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Re: MIDI Controller Keyboard Survey

Postby mixyguy2 » Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:41 pm

Keep it coming folks, I'm shopping :) Min 61 keys though, and if anyone knows of one with a true "semi-weighted" feel (not the heavy fully weighted but not the lightweight "synth action" either), pls pass it along.

What prompted the question Greg, you shopping too?

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Re: MIDI Controller Keyboard Survey

Postby jlouvar » Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:18 pm

Akai MPK 2 mini

EDIT: I just ordered a Akai MPK249
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Re: MIDI Controller Keyboard Survey

Postby comedians » Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:23 pm

For my modest keyboard skills my trusty M-Audio Keyrig 49 has suited for many years and I couldn't see any value paying for anything better.
Does the job.

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Re: MIDI Controller Keyboard Survey

Postby freightgod » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:57 am

nektar Impact GX49. Way clicky keys but with headphones on, no probs.

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