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E-Mu Xboard 25

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E-Mu Xboard 25 review: specs and price

E-Mu Xboard 25
E-Mu Xboard 25

Why is E-Mu Xboard 25 better than the average?

  • Number of knobs
    16vs5.97
  • Volume
    3414.25cm³vs173049.67cm³
  • Weight
    2.2kgvs3.86kg
  • Thickness
    31mmvs73.85mm
  • Width
    457mmvs701.78mm
  • Height
    241mmvs246.59mm

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Design

1.volume

3414.25cm³

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838.08cm³

2.weight

2.2kg

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453g

3.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

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

5.thickness

31mm

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16mm

6.height

241mm

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97mm

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Controls & Buttons

1.Has transpose button
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Transpose button move automatically your keyboard notes up or down tones (raise or lower the pitch by a number of semitones).

2.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.

3.number of buttons

12

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

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4.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 semi-tone to huge multi-octave pitch swings.

5.Has a modulation wheel
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The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.

6.Has navigation buttons
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Navigation buttons allows users to navigate through their files/data.

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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.

2.total keys

25

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.

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3.drum pads

0

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

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4.Has aftertouch keyboard
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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.

5.Has synth-action keys
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A synth-action keyboard feels more like an electronic organ. The spring-loaded keys are light and capable of being moved very quickly. They also tend to return to their resting position much more quickly. Synth-action keys are perfect for musicians who aren’t pianists by nature, such as guitarists wanting to add MIDI functionality to their setup.

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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.

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

3.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.

4.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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