Best Affordable Midi Keyboards

Best Affordable Midi Keyboards

 

 

  • MIDI keyboard controller for composing digital music and playing virtual instruments
  • Powered by USB connection to computer with features to fully control music software without reaching for mouse
  • 49 full-size, semi-weighted velocity-sensitive keys with 1/4-inch sustain-pedal input for expressive performance
  • Octave range buttons; pitch bend and modulation wheels, transport controls
  • Includes SONiVOX Eighty-Eight Ensemble, a world-class virtual piano instrument, and Ableton Live Lite

 

  • Powerful Nektar DAW Integration for dedicated control for your DAW
  • Software instruments automatically mapped to controls
  • Hyper-sensitive 4-colour backlit drum programming pads
  • Mac, PC and iOS compatible
  • Includes Bitwig 8-Track DAW

 

  • MIDI Keyboard with 49 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with after touch. USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI Out offer flexible MIDI connectivity
  • Manipulate plugins and virtual instruments with hands-on controls. With VI49, you can open and close filters on virtual synthesizers, adjust volume levels in your mix, activate effects, and much more
  • 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated RGB feedback for beat production and clip launching. Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
  • 36 assignable buttons and 12 assignable knobs interface with your music software. Seamless visual feedback via LED screen and illuminated buttons and knobs
  • Production software included: Ableton Live Lite and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (downloads). USB-powered and plug-and-play support for Mac and PC

 

 

 

 

  • Features 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys with dedicated octave up and down buttons to increase the keyboard to the full melodic range
  • Four-way thumb stick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes; USB powered, robust and compact design lets you create anywhere; dimensions: 12.5 x 7.13 x 1.75 inches
  • Eight backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads with note repeat and full level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual instrument; eight fully-assignable q-link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins and more
  • Production software package to download for Mac and PC for Akai pro MPC essentials, sonivox wobble and hybrid 3 by AIR music tech and now includes VIP 3.0
  • Editor software requirements: Mac OS X 10.7+ or Windows 7+