Korg MicroKey 25
Korg MicroKey 25
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Korg MicroKey 25 review: 22 facts and highlights

1. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Korg MicroKey 25
30% have it

2. volume

2742.49cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

3. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Korg MicroKey 25
40% have it

4. weight

650g
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

5. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.
0
Novation Launchkey 61: 16

6. Has an arpeggiator function

The arpeggiator is the main tool used by computer musicians to generate looped material. An arpeggiator is simply a generator of signals that controls the tempo, pitch, velocity, gate, and other parameters of the sound.
Korg MicroKey 25
14% have it

7. 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.
Korg MicroKey 25
69% have it

8. Has tap tempo control

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.
Korg MicroKey 25
13% have it

9. 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.
Korg MicroKey 25

10. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
4
Novation SL MkII 61: 58

11. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Korg MicroKey 25
99% have it

12. Has a pitch/modulation stick

The pitch/modulation stick is used to change pitch or modulate a sound in real time with one single control.
Korg MicroKey 25
20% have it

13. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Korg MicroKey 25
99% have it

14. 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.
Korg MicroKey 25

15. thickness

53mm
CME Xkey: 16mm

16. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
25
Icon Logicon 8 air: 88

17. 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.
0
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16

18. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
0
Nektar Panorama P6: 10

19. 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.
Korg MicroKey 25
9% have it

20. width

395mm
Akai SynthStation25: 310mm

21. 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.
0
Novation SL MkII 61: 8

22. height

131mm
Akai Professional LPK 25: 97mm

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