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CME UF80 Classic

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CME UF80 Classic review: specs and price

CME UF80 Classic
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CME UF80 Classic

Why is CME UF80 Classic better than the average?

  • Number of buttons
    ?

    19vs17.66
  • Total keys
    ?

    88vs43.03
  • Number of knobs
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    9vs5.97
  • Number of faders
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    9vs3.66
  • Volume
    78566.4cm³vs173049.67cm³

Price comparison

Design

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

CME UF80 Classic
2.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

CME UF80 Classic
3.height
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

97mm

372mm

4.weight
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

453g

24.7kg

5.thickness
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Best

CME Xkey

16mm

150mm

6.volume
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Best

CME Xkey

838.08cm³

78566.4cm³

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.

CME UF80 Classic
2.Has transpose buttons
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Transpose buttons are used for moving a collection of notes (pitches or pitch classes) up or down in pitch by a constant interval, usually in semitone increments.

CME UF80 Classic
3.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

19

4.Has a bank selector button
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The button is used to select independent banks of continuous controllers. Effectively, this allows you to control more independent parameters with the knobs, faders and buttons. The bank selector button is used to switch among the available banks.

CME UF80 Classic
5.Has a transport control section
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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.

CME UF80 Classic
6.number of knobs
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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.

Best

E-Mu Xboard 49

16

9

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.

CME UF80 Classic
2.total keys
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The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.

Best

Icon Logicon 8 air

88

88

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

4.Has weighted keys
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Fully weighted keys are designed to replicate the response and feel of acoustic piano keys. If you compose a lot of piano-oriented music, the realism of a weighted, hammer-action keyboard might be ideal for you.

CME UF80 Classic
5.Has an aftertouch keyboard
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Aftertouch keyboards are sensitive to the pressure applied to keys after the initial impact, and while the keys are being held down or sustained.

CME UF80 Classic

Ports

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

CME UF80 Classic
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.

CME UF80 Classic
3.Has an input/connector for the expression pedal
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Dedicated expression pedals let you have a hands-free control over your keyboard's volume, vibrato, and more.

CME UF80 Classic

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.

CME UF80 Classic
2.The device is mappable
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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.

CME UF80 Classic
3.memory locations
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More memory locations allow users to save their preset/setup and have them ready to use again and again.

Best

M-Audio Axiom Air 61

128

20

4.Is compatible with Windows
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It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

CME UF80 Classic
5.Is compatible with Mac OS X
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It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

CME UF80 Classic

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