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M-Audio Axiom Pro 61

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M-Audio Axiom Pro 61 review: specs and price

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
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M-Audio Axiom Pro 61

Why is M-Audio Axiom Pro 61 better than the average?

  • Number of buttons
    ?

    42vs17.66
  • Total keys
    ?

    61vs43.03
  • Number of knobs
    ?

    8vs5.97
  • Drum pads
    ?

    8vs4.83
  • Memory locations
    ?

    50vs37.23
  • Number of faders
    ?

    9vs3.66
  • Thickness
    66mmvs73.85mm
  • Volume
    18358.56cm³vs173049.67cm³

Price comparison

Design

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

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
2.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
3.height
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Best

Akai Professional LPK 25

97mm

285mm

4.thickness
?

Best

CME Xkey

16mm

66mm

5.volume
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Best

CME Xkey

838.08cm³

18358.56cm³

6.width
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Best

Akai SynthStation25

310mm

976mm

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.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
2.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

42

3.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

4.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.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
5.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

9

6.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 semitone to huge multioctave pitch swings.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61

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.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
2.total keys
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The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.

Best

Icon Logicon 8 air

88

61

3.Has velocity sensitive pads
M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
4.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

Ports

1.Has a MIDI-Out port
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The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
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

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
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.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
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.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61

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.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
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.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
3.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

50

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

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
5.Has automapping technology
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With automapping technology it is easier to set up your MIDI device and assign all different controls to your software (DAW).

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61
6.Is compatible with Mac OS X
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It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

M-Audio Axiom Pro 61

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