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Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
Top 10%139 points
Top 10%
Top 38%96 points
Top 38%
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
Top specs and features

Novation Launchkey 61 vs Roland A-800Pro: 36 facts in comparison

1. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
74% have it

2. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
30% have it

3. volume

10.68% less body volume.
20339.1cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³
22772.75cm³

4. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
40% have it

5. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
68% have it

6. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
22
Novation SL MkII 61: 58
24

7. Has synth-action keys

A synth-action keyboard feels more like an electronic organ. The spring-loaded keys are light and capable of being moved very quickly. They also tend to return to their resting position much more quickly. Synth-action keys are perfect for musicians who aren’t pianists by nature, such as guitarists wanting to add MIDI functionality to their setup.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
17% have it

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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
66% have it

9. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
66% have it

10. 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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro

11. Has velocity sensitive pads

Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
36% have it

12. drum pads

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

13. weight

1kg lighter.
3.5kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g
4.5kg

14. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
73% have it

15. 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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
40% have it

16. 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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
49% have it

17. 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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
79% have it

18. 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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
38% have it

19. 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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
69% have it

20. Has navigation buttons

Navigation buttons allows users to navigate through their files/data.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
20% have it

21. 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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
58% have it

22. Has a MIDI-In port

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.
Novation Launchkey 61
Roland A-800Pro
34% have it

23. thickness

10mm thinner.
81mm
CME Xkey: 16mm
91mm

24. total keys

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
49
Icon Logicon 8 air: 88
61

25. 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
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