Miditech GarageKey Groove
Miditech GarageKey Groove
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Miditech GarageKey Groove review: 21 facts and highlights

1. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Miditech GarageKey Groove
30% have it

2. volume

2432cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

3. Has a bank selector button

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.
Miditech GarageKey Groove
38% have it

4. 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.
Miditech GarageKey Groove

5. Has velocity sensitive pads

Miditech GarageKey Groove
36% have it

6. weight

800g
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

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.
Miditech GarageKey Groove
69% have it

8. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
8
Novation SL MkII 61: 58

9. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.
8
Novation Launchkey 61: 16

10. The device is mappable

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.
Miditech GarageKey Groove
79% have it

11. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Miditech GarageKey Groove
73% have it

12. total keys

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

13. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Miditech GarageKey Groove
99% have it

14. thickness

40mm
CME Xkey: 16mm

15. width

320mm
Akai SynthStation25: 310mm

16. 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.
4
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16

17. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
4
Nektar Panorama P6: 10

18. 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.
Miditech GarageKey Groove

19. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Miditech GarageKey Groove
99% have it

20. 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

21. height

190mm
Akai Professional LPK 25: 97mm

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