Akai MAX49 MIDI + CV Control Keyboard Review

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One of the more surprising introductions from last year’s NAMM Show was the Akai Max49 controller – because it’s not only a MIDI controller, but also a CV/Gate controller and sequencer.

In this video, Sonic State’s Nick Batt takes a deep look at the Max49 controller, testing out its expected features and some of its unexpected ones, too.

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The Akai Max 49 At The Winter NAMM Show

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Here’s an overview of the Akai Max 49, via soundonsoundvideo, from the Winter NAMM Show.

The Akai Max 49 is unique in the way it combines traditional keyboard controller functions with MPC pads, control voltage support and LED faders.

See our intro post on the Akai Max 49 for details.