Akai SynthStation49
Akai SynthStation49
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Top specs and features

Akai SynthStation49: 25 facts and highlights

2. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Akai SynthStation49
30% have it

3. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Akai SynthStation49
74% have it

4. volume

5. thickness

6. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Akai SynthStation49
39% have it

7. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Akai SynthStation49
72% have it

8. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Akai SynthStation49
66% have it

9. Has velocity sensitive pads

Akai SynthStation49
36% have it

10. 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 SynthStation49
66% have it

11. 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 SynthStation49
48% have it

12. encoders

A type of knob that has a push button functionality built in. Encoders are for browsing and selecting your digital sound files or turning on a function that makes use of a control's rotation such as sound effects or tempo/tap tempo selection.

13. 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 SynthStation49
14% have it

15. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Akai SynthStation49
99% have it

16. 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 SynthStation49
69% have it

17. number of knobs

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device, eg. volume, effects, EQs etc. Types of knobs may differ: endless type or step type.

18. MIDI device works and communicates via USB

Devices can communicate in both directions with each other without any additional MIDI interface. The biggest advantage is that the USB connection can be used for everything; power supply, MIDI-in and MIDI-out. This means you need less cables.
Akai SynthStation49

19. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Akai SynthStation49
99% have it

20. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.

21. 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 SynthStation49

22. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

24. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.

25. 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 SynthStation49
57% have it

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