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M-Audio Axiom 25 review: specs and price

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Why is M-Audio Axiom 25 better than the average?

  • Number of buttons
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    22vs17.66
  • Number of knobs
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    8vs5.97
  • Drum pads
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    8vs4.83
  • Width
    477mmvs701.78mm
  • Volume
    12664.35cm³vs173049.67cm³
  • Weight
    3.15kgvs3.86kg

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

295mm

4.weight
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

453g

3.15kg

5.volume
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Best

CME Xkey

838.08cm³

12664.35cm³

6.thickness
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Best

CME Xkey

16mm

90mm

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

22

4.Has a bank selector button
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The button is used to select independent banks of continuous controllers. Effectively, this allows you to control more independent parameters with the knobs, faders and buttons. The bank selector button is used to switch among the available banks.

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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 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

8

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

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

8

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.

For example

Akai SynthStation49

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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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4.Has a MIDI-In port
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MIDI-In Port allows data to be received by a MIDI-compliant device. The “in” port enables the MIDI keyboard to be controlled by an external device or sequencer.

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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.memory locations
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More memory locations allow users to save their preset/setup and have them ready to use again and again.

Best

M-Audio Axiom Air 61

128

20

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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