Samson Graphite 49
Samson Graphite 49
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Top 11%
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Samson Graphite 49 review: 30 facts and highlights

1. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Samson Graphite 49
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 Graphite 49
37% have it

3. volume

16536.16cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

4. weight

4.6kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

5. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Samson Graphite 49
68% have it

6. 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 Graphite 49
79% have it

7. Has velocity sensitive pads

Samson Graphite 49
36% have it

8. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Samson Graphite 49
40% have it

9. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Samson Graphite 49
73% have it

10. 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 Graphite 49
49% have it

11. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
40
Novation SL MkII 61: 58

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.
Samson Graphite 49
38% have it

13. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.
4
Novation Launchkey 61: 16

14. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Samson Graphite 49
66% have it

15. 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 Graphite 49
66% 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.
Samson Graphite 49
69% have it

17. 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 Graphite 49

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.
Samson Graphite 49
40% have it

19. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
9
Nektar Panorama P6: 10

20. 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.
Samson Graphite 49
58% have it

21. 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 Graphite 49

22. thickness

84mm
CME Xkey: 16mm

23. width

797mm
Akai SynthStation25: 310mm

24. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Samson Graphite 49
99% have it

25. 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 Graphite 49
44% have it

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