CME Xkey
CME Xkey
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Top specs and features

CME Xkey: 19 facts and highlights

2. volume

3. thickness

4. 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.
CME Xkey
39% have it

5. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
CME Xkey
39% have it

7. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
CME Xkey
99% have it

8. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
CME Xkey
99% have it

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.
CME Xkey
69% have it

11. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.

12. 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.
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13. Has sustain button

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.
CME Xkey
8% have it

14. 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.

15. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.

16. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.

17. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

18. 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.

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.
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