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CME Z-Key 49 review: specs and price

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CME Z-Key 49

Why is CME Z-Key 49 better than the average?

  • Total keys
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    49vs43.03
  • Volume
    15874.08cm³vs173049.67cm³

Price comparison

Design

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

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2.height
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

97mm

266mm

3.weight
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

453g

5.9kg

4.volume
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Best

CME Xkey

838.08cm³

15874.08cm³

5.thickness
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Best

CME Xkey

16mm

83mm

6.width
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Best

Akai SynthStation25

310mm

719mm

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.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.

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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

3

4.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

0

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.Has a pitch wheel
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The pitch wheel alters the pitch and timbre of a sound in real-time. It can give fine tuning control from fractions of a semitone to huge multioctave pitch swings.

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Keys & Pads

1.Has semi-weighted keys
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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.

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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

49

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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Ports

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

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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.

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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.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.

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3.Has plug and play feature
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The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.

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

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5.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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