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Icon iKeyboard 3

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Icon iKeyboard 3 review: specs and price

Icon iKeyboard 3
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Icon iKeyboard 3

Why is Icon iKeyboard 3 better than the average?

  • Number of buttons
    ?

    21vs17.66
  • Encoders
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    1vs0.35
  • Height
    189mmvs246.59mm
  • Width
    479mmvs701.78mm
  • Thickness
    68mmvs73.85mm
  • Weight
    2.13kgvs3.86kg
  • Volume
    6156.11cm³vs173049.67cm³

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

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3.height
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

97mm

189mm

4.weight
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

453g

2.13kg

5.thickness
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Best

CME Xkey

16mm

68mm

6.volume
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Best

CME Xkey

838.08cm³

6156.11cm³

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 tap tempo control
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A feature on some MIDI devices that allows to adjust tempo in real time based on an external input or by “tapping” a button on the device itself. It is used to allow musicians the flexibility of playing at any desired tempo based on their musical input.

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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

21

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.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.

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6.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

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

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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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.

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

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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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5.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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