Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
Top 58%1,709 points
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Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory review: 27 facts and highlights

1. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
74% have it

2. 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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory

3. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.
4
Novation Launchkey 61: 16

4. 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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
66% have it

5. Has a modulation wheel

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

6. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
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Icon Logicon 8 air: 88

7. 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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
49% have it

8. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
22
Novation SL MkII 61: 58

9. volume

15400cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

10. 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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
69% have it

11. 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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
40% have it

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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
79% have it

13. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
68% have it

14. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
99% have it

15. weight

6.4kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

16. 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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
58% have it

17. 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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory

18. 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.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
34% have it

19. 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.
11
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16

20. Has an input/connector for the expression pedal

Dedicated expression pedals let you have a hands-free control over your keyboard's volume, vibrato, and more.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
52% have it

21. Has hybrid synth feature

A controller with a mixed (analog and digital) signal path. It creates an authentic synthesizer feel, using a combination of hardware and software.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
6% have it

22. number of faders

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

23. 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.
2
Novation SL MkII 61: 8

24. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Arturia Analog Experience The Laboratory
99% have it

25. thickness

70mm
CME Xkey: 16mm

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