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If you’re looking for keyboard controllers that you can use in the studio, on-stage, or anywhere you feel inspired, look no further than the A-800PRO. Combining the best of Roland engineering with Cakewalk’s legendary ease-of-use, the A-800PRO has the features and feel you need to get the most out of your music performances and productions.


  • Velocity-sensitive 61 keys with channel aftertouch
  • Inspiring feel and response for serious players
  • 45 assignable controls: knobs, sliders, buttons, transport and more
  • 8 Dynamic Pads for finger drumming and MIDI triggering
  • Sure-grip Pitch Bend/Modulation Stick
  • Expand playability with sustain and expression pedals (available separately)
  • USB Bus Powered — no AC adaptor required (AC adaptor is an optional)
  • Durable Roland-quality manufacturing and craftsmanship
  • Works with any DAW on Mac or PC
  • Supports Windows 7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard


[Urgent] M-Audio Axiom 61 (2nd gen) VS Roland A-800 Pro VS ROLAND PCR-800 of the most essential, the keyboard: Which one is better? M-Audio Axiom 61 (2nd gen) B-Stock - Thomann UK Cyberstore Roland A-800 Pro - Thomann UK Cyberstore or ROLAND PCR-800 My use: Sometimes, I have to do retro music which require those arpeggios (pitch modulation is all good here) but my primary use would be for orchestral music, so...

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20 years later, I'm loving hardware and building up my studio again.

...missing that physical connection between you and the instrument. I even tried CC mapping common control parameters from my Roland A-800 Pro controller to the soft-synths, and whilst that was better, it's just not the same. For me. I can't explain why. Since then I've been researching the crap out of physical synths to see...

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Keyboard controller for MIDI hardware and USB (DAW control)

...lot more professional IMHO), 61 keys that are good to press and without excessive mechanical noise. So far I'm considering Roland's A 800 Pro and Native Instruments' S-61 though I'm not sure if it works for this kind of setup as I neither have any of their supported DAWs (and I can't find any info...

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