Korg MicroKey 61
Korg MicroKey 61
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Korg MicroKey 61 review: 19 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 61
30% have it

2. 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 61

3. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Korg MicroKey 61
99% have it

4. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Korg MicroKey 61
66% have it

5. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
61
Icon Logicon 8 air: 88

6. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
2
Novation SL MkII 61: 58

7. drum pads

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

8. Has a pitch wheel

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.
Korg MicroKey 61
66% have it

9. volume

6380.1cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

10. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Korg MicroKey 61
40% have it

11. 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

12. weight

1.71kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

13. number of faders

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

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.
0
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16

15. 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 61

16. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Korg MicroKey 61
99% have it

17. width

850mm
Akai SynthStation25: 310mm

18. thickness

54mm
CME Xkey: 16mm

19. height

139mm
Akai Professional LPK 25: 97mm

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