Novation Launchkey Mini
Novation Launchkey Mini
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Novation Launchkey Mini review: 22 facts and highlights

1. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Novation Launchkey Mini
30% have it

2. volume

CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

3. Has navigation buttons

Navigation buttons allows users to navigate through their files/data.
Novation Launchkey Mini
20% 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.
Novation Launchkey Mini

5. weight

Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

6. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Novation Launchkey Mini
40% have it

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 Mini
17% have it

8. 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 Mini
79% have it

9. Has velocity sensitive pads

Novation Launchkey Mini
36% have it

10. drum pads

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

11. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Novation Launchkey Mini
73% have it

12. number of buttons

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

13. width

Akai SynthStation25: 310mm

14. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Novation Launchkey Mini
99% have it

15. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Novation Launchkey Mini
99% have it

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.
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16

17. thickness

CME Xkey: 16mm

18. 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.
Novation SL MkII 61: 8

19. 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.
Novation Launchkey Mini

20. number of faders

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

21. total keys

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

22. height

Akai Professional LPK 25: 97mm

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