Nektar Panorama P4
Nektar Panorama P4
Top 22%3,140 points
Top 22%
Top specs and features

Nektar Panorama P4 review: 31 facts and highlights

1. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Nektar Panorama P4
74% have it

2. Has semi-weighted keys

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.
Nektar Panorama P4
37% have it

3. 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.
Nektar Panorama P4

4. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
49
Icon Logicon 8 air: 88

5. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Nektar Panorama P4
66% have it

6. 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.
Nektar Panorama P4
66% have it

7. volume

21017.04cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

8. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.
12
Novation Launchkey 61: 16

9. Has velocity sensitive pads

Nektar Panorama P4
36% have it

10. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
45
Novation SL MkII 61: 58

11. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Nektar Panorama P4
73% have it

12. 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.
Nektar Panorama P4
38% have it

13. 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.
Nektar Panorama P4
79% have it

14. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Nektar Panorama P4
99% have it

15. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Nektar Panorama P4
68% have it

16. 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.
Nektar Panorama P4
69% have it

17. Has an input/connector for the sustain pedal

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.
Nektar Panorama P4
49% have it

18. Has aftertouch keyboard

The keyboard also respond to the amount of force applied after initial impact. On electronic keyboards and synthesizers, this pressure sensitivity is usually called aftertouch.
Nektar Panorama P4
40% have it

19. Has a transport control section

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.
Nektar Panorama P4
58% have it

20. Has an input/connector for the expression pedal

Dedicated expression pedals let you have a hands-free control over your keyboard's volume, vibrato, and more.
Nektar Panorama P4
52% have it

21. weight

6.35kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

22. 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.
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23. 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.
1
Novation SL MkII 61: 8

24. memory locations

More memory locations allow users to save their preset/setup and have them ready to use again and again.
20
M-Audio Axiom Air 61: 128

25. Has pressure sensitive pads

When pads respond to the amount of force applied after initial impact they are pressure-sensitive. The pads can be used to drum rhythmic elements of a song or to trigger samples, but can also be used to play notes.
Nektar Panorama P4
11% have it

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