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MIDI Keyboard Controllers


Complete noob - Any first MIDI keyboard advice?

...typically a good starting point for me. I'm currently mainly between the Novation Launchkey 49, Alesis VI49 and Nektar Impact LX49+, funnily enough none of these were on the list I had in my first post so I'm very glad I asked! The semi weighted keys of VI49 sound beneficial again going...

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Ten of the best MIDI/USB Keyboard Controllers

...of the M-Audio, Nektar, Akai, etc. keyboards, which have better features for working with your DAW. I have a Nektar Impact LX49+ that works quite well with SONAR Platinum for tracking on Pop, Reggae, R&B, EDM, and Hip-Hop projects. But for Gospel, Jazz, and Classical projects, I turn to my Yamaha P-120 or even...

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2017: what gear did you get rid of this year and why?

I "donated" a Nektar Impact LX49+ to my friend's kids rather than tossing it in the dumpster. It was just about the worst controller you could imagine -plasticy, mushy key feel, horrible to program, no real MIDI ports, lousy display..... Only had it a couple weeks - that was too long. Greg

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