M-Audio Debuts CTRL 49 Keyboard Controller at 2016 NAMM Show

M-Audio announced the introduction of their latest controller, the CTRL 49, at the 2016 NAMM Show today . The new keyboard provides advanced control of virtual instruments and DAWs via a full-color, high-resolution 4.3-inch screen. As the name indicates, it features a 49-key semi-weighted keybed, and, say company officials, the directional cluster of hardware controls… Read More M-Audio Debuts CTRL 49 Keyboard Controller at 2016 NAMM Show

Alesis Introduces VX49 MIDI Controller Keyboard

Alesis has just introduced their new MIDI controller, the VX49. Dubbing it “revolutionary,” the keyboard provides advanced control of virtual instruments and DAWs via a full-color, high resolution 4.3-inch screen, a 49-key keybed with aftertouch, and “intuitively placed,” performance-friendly hardware controls. VX49 is powered by the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software (included). The VIP software… Read More Alesis Introduces VX49 MIDI Controller Keyboard

Nektar Impact iX 49, iX 61 Controllers Integrate With 11 DAWs

Nektar has announced availability of their Impact iX 49 and iX 61 control keyboards. The Impact iX keyboards offer standard USB keyboard controller functionality as well as Nektar DAW integration, with 11 supported DAWs. The full-size keyboards feature pitch bend, modulation wheel and a foot switch jack for connecting a sustain pedal. Being USB class compliant the keyboards can… Read More Nektar Impact iX 49, iX 61 Controllers Integrate With 11 DAWs

Arturia Debuts KeyLab 88 Controller Keyboard at Musikmesse

Musikmesse 2014: French gear-maker Arturia today announced the latest (and largest) in its KeyLab series, KeyLab 88, its 88-note MIDI keyboard controller and hybrid synthesizer solution. KeyLab 88 is a MIDI keyboard controller with a hammer-action Fatar keybed, which comes with Arturia’s Analog Lab software synth (for Mac and PC), which has over 5,000 TAE… Read More Arturia Debuts KeyLab 88 Controller Keyboard at Musikmesse

Nektar Debuts Two New Impact Keyboard Controllers

Musikmesse 2014: Today, gear maker Nektar announced the release of their new Impact LX25 and Impact LX61 budget USB MIDI controller keyboards. The Impact LX61 (top right) is a 61-note velocity sensitive, synth-style keyboard with pitch bend, modulation wheel, 9 faders, 9 MIDI buttons, 8 pots, 8 pads, transport control, 3-digit LED display, foot switch… Read More Nektar Debuts Two New Impact Keyboard Controllers