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Alesis Q49

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Alesis Q49 review: specs and price

Alesis Q49
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Alesis Q49

Why is Alesis Q49 better than the average?

  • Total keys
    ?

    49vs43.03
  • Height
    190mmvs246.59mm
  • Thickness
    63mmvs73.85mm
  • Volume
    9755.55cm³vs14212.24cm³

Price comparison

Design

1.Has backlit LED buttons
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Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.

Alesis Q49
2.height
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

97mm

190mm

3.thickness
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Best

CME Xkey

16mm

63mm

4.volume
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Best

CME Xkey

838.08cm³

9755.55cm³

5.width
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Best

Akai SynthStation25

310mm

815mm

Controls & Buttons

1.Has octave buttons
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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.

Alesis Q49
2.number of buttons
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The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Novation SL MkII 61

58

3

3.number of knobs
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More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device – e.g., volume, effects, EQs, etc. Types of knobs may differ between endless type or step type.

Best

E-Mu Xboard 49

16

0

4.number of faders
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Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.

Best

Nektar Panorama P6

10

1

5.Has a pitch wheel
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The pitch wheel alters the pitch and timbre of a sound in real-time. It can give fine tuning control from fractions of a semitone to huge multioctave pitch swings.

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6.Has a modulation wheel
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The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.

Alesis Q49

Keys & Pads

1.Has velocity sensitive keys
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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.

Alesis Q49
2.total keys
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The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.

Best

Icon Logicon 8 air

88

49

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

Best

Novation Launchkey 61

16

0

Ports

1.Has a MIDI-Out port
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The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.

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2.Has an input/connector for the sustain pedal
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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.

Alesis Q49

Features

1.MIDI device works and communicates via USB
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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.

Alesis Q49
2.Is compatible with Windows
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It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

Alesis Q49
3.Is compatible with Mac OS X
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It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

Alesis Q49
4.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Alesis Q49

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