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Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
Top 10%139 points
Top 10%
Top 34%103 points
Top 34%
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
Top specs and features

Akai Professional Max 25 vs Arturia KeyLab 25: 36 facts in comparison

1. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
74% have it

2. Has semi-weighted keys

Similar to a weighted action keys, but with less resistance and a slightly springier release, semi-weighted keys are popular with many players. If you don’t need realistic piano response, but also don’t care for spring-loaded synth actions, a semi-weighted keyboard might be ideal for you.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
37% have it

3. volume

16.38% less body volume.
11600.82cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³
9699.9cm³

4. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
73% have it

5. Has a bank selector button

The button is used to select independent banks of continuous controllers. Effectively, this allows you to control more independent parameters with the knobs, faders and buttons. The bank selector button is used to switch among the available banks.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
38% have it

6. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
66% have it

7. Has a pitch wheel

The pitch wheel alters the pitch and timbre of a sound in real-time. It can give fine tuning control from fractions of a semi-tone to huge multi-octave pitch swings.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
66% have it

8. Has an input/connector for the sustain pedal

When pressed, the sustain pedal allows all notes to sound and “vibrate” freely. All notes played will continue to sound until the pedal is released. This is perfect when you need a sturdy and responsive control over sustain.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
49% have it

9. weight

600g lighter.
3.3kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g
3.9kg

10. Has aftertouch keyboard

The keyboard also respond to the amount of force applied after initial impact. On electronic keyboards and synthesizers, this pressure sensitivity is usually called aftertouch.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
40% have it

11. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.
8
Novation Launchkey 61: 16
0

12. The device is mappable

Users can map, set and regulate the entire midi controller giving different functionalities to all different buttons, knobs and faders. The device could be also set up with different softwares.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
79% have it

13. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
29
Novation SL MkII 61: 58
23

14. Has navigation buttons

Navigation buttons allows users to navigate through their files/data.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
20% have it

15. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
68% have it

16. Has velocity sensitive pads

Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
36% have it

17. Has an arpeggiator function

The arpeggiator is the main tool used by computer musicians to generate looped material. An arpeggiator is simply a generator of signals that controls the tempo, pitch, velocity, gate, and other parameters of the sound.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
14% have it

18. Has octave buttons

The octave buttons are used to shift the keyboard up or down in one octave increments. This extends the range of the keyboard in either direction, which lets you play notes that lie outside the number of keys available.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25

19. Has velocity sensitive keys

Velocity sensitive keys are just spring loaded keys that sound out louder the harder you hit them. If you "lightly" press a key, the sound will be quiet; the harder you press, the louder it gets.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
69% have it

20. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
0
Nektar Panorama P6: 10
9

21. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
99% have it

22. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
99% have it

23. Has a transport control section

The transport controls are used to control playback, set the position of the playhead, start recording, activate the cycle region, or to move to the project start or end.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
58% have it

24. Has a MIDI-In port

MIDI-In Port allows data to be received by a MIDI-compliant device. The “in” port enables the MIDI keyboard to be controlled by an external device or sequencer.
Akai Professional Max 25
Arturia KeyLab 25
34% have it

25. width

31mm narrower.
434mm
Akai SynthStation25: 310mm
465mm

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