Behringer U-Control UMX490
Behringer U-Control UMX490
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Top specs and features

Behringer U-Control UMX490: 21 facts and highlights

1. weight

3.9kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

2. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Behringer U-Control UMX490
74% have it

3. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Behringer U-Control UMX490
66% have it

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.
Behringer U-Control UMX490
66% have it

5. 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.
Behringer U-Control UMX490
48% have it

6. thickness

97mm
CME Xkey: 16mm

7. volume

17205.38cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

8. height

215mm
Akai Professional LPK 25: 97mm

9. 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.
Behringer U-Control UMX490

10. width

825mm
Akai SynthStation25: 310mm

11. 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.
Behringer U-Control UMX490
69% have it

12. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
12
Novation SL MkII 61: 58

13. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
1
Nektar Panorama P6: 10

14. 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.
Behringer U-Control UMX490
78% have it

16. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Behringer U-Control UMX490
99% have it

17. 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.
0
Novation SL MkII 61: 8

18. drum pads

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

19. 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.
Behringer U-Control UMX490

20. 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.
8
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16

21. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
49
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