At the 2011 NAMM Show, Alesis, introduced its ‘extreme software control’ QX49 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.
The QX49 puts drum pads, rotary knobs, long-throw faders buttons and velocity-sensitive keyboard in a compact package.
Alesis QX49 USB MIDI Controller
Here are the key features of the Alesis QX49:
- 49-key keyboard controller for use with virtually all Mac and PC music software and MIDI devices
- Velocity-sensitive keys with modulation and pitch-bend wheels
- Eight faders perfect for adjusting volume or synth parameters
- Four drum pads for triggering samples, loops and sequencing drums
- Eight knobs ideal for adjusting pan position or any other parameter
- Six assignable buttons for triggering software controls
- USB-MIDI and traditional MIDI for use with Mac and PC, as well as MIDI hardware
- Includes Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition software included for instant recording, sequencing, and performing
- Bus-powered via USB, so you won’t need a power cable
- QX49 keyboard controller
- USB cable
- Quick start guide