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CME Xkey review: specs and price

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Why is CME Xkey better than the average?

  • Height
    135mmvs246.59mm
  • Width
    388mmvs701.78mm
  • Weight
    600gvs3.86kg
  • Thickness
    16mmvs73.85mm
  • Volume
    838.08cm³vs14212.24cm³

Price comparison

Design

1.height
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

97mm

135mm

2.weight
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

453g

600g

3.thickness
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Best

CME Xkey

16mm

16mm

4.volume
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Best

CME Xkey

838.08cm³

838.08cm³

5.width
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Best

Akai SynthStation25

310mm

388mm

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.

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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

6

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.Has sustain button
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A sustain button works in the same manner as a traditional sustain pedal. Pressing the sustain button and playing a note causes it to sustain. However, the sound will not stop until the button is pressed again.

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5.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

0

6.encoders
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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.

Best

Novation SL MkII 61

8

0

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.

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

Best

Icon Logicon 8 air

88

25

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 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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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