Samson Carbon 61
Samson Carbon 61
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Samson Carbon 61 review: 25 facts and highlights

1. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Samson Carbon 61
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.
Samson Carbon 61
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.
Samson Carbon 61

4. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Samson Carbon 61
30% have it

5. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Samson Carbon 61
99% have it

6. 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.
Samson Carbon 61
69% have it

7. Has transpose button

Transpose button move automatically your keyboard notes up or down tones (raise or lower the pitch by a number of semitones).
Samson Carbon 61
44% have it

8. 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.
Samson Carbon 61
49% have it

9. 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.
Samson Carbon 61
79% have it

10. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Samson Carbon 61
68% have it

11. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Samson Carbon 61
66% have it

12. total keys

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

13. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
5
Novation SL MkII 61: 58

14. 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.
Samson Carbon 61
66% have it

15. volume

37700cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

16. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
1
Nektar Panorama P6: 10

17. weight

4.87kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

18. 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.
1
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16

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.
Samson Carbon 61

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. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Samson Carbon 61
40% have it

22. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Samson Carbon 61
99% have it

23. width

1m
Akai SynthStation25: 310mm

24. thickness

130mm
CME Xkey: 16mm

25. height

290mm
Akai Professional LPK 25: 97mm

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