Arturia MiniLabAkai Professional Max 25
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Arturia MiniLab vs Akai Professional Max 25: 37 facts in comparison

1. Has a MIDI-Out port

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

2. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Arturia MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
30% have it

3. weight

2.27kg lighter.
1.03kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g
3.3kg

4. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
4
Novation SL MkII 61: 58
29

5. volume

69.29% less body volume.
3562.15cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³
11600.82cm³

6. 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.
Arturia MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
37% have it

7. 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 MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
69% have it

8. thickness

31mm thinner.
50mm
CME Xkey: 16mm
81mm

9. Has velocity sensitive pads

Arturia MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
36% have it

10. 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 MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
48% 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
8

12. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Arturia MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
39% have it

13. number of faders

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

14. Is compatible with Mac OS X

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

15. 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 MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
78% have it

16. Is compatible with Windows

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

17. 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 MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
39% have it

18. Has a display

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

19. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Arturia MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
72% have it

20. Has a modulation wheel

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

21. 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 MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
66% have it

22. 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.
16
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16
0

23. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
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Icon Logicon 8 air: 88
25

24. Has pressure sensitive pads

When pads respond to the amount of force applied after initial impact they are pressure-sensitive. The pads can be used to drum rhythmic elements of a song or to trigger samples, but can also be used to play notes.
Arturia MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25
10% have it

25. 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 MiniLab
Akai Professional Max 25

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