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Samson Graphite 49

Samson Graphite 49
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Samson Graphite 49 review: specs and price

Samson Graphite 49
Samson Graphite 49

Why is Samson Graphite 49 better than the average?

  • Total keys
    49vs43.03
  • Volume
    16536.16cm³vs173049.67cm³
  • Number of buttons
    40vs17.66
  • Number of faders
    9vs3.66
  • Number of knobs
    8vs5.97

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Design

1.volume

16536.16cm³

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838.08cm³

2.Has backlit LED buttons
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Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.

3.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

4.weight

4.6kg

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5.thickness

84mm

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6.width

797mm

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Controls & Buttons

1.Has octave buttons
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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.

2.Has transpose button
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Transpose button move automatically your keyboard notes up or down tones (raise or lower the pitch by a number of semitones).

3.number of buttons

40

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

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4.Has a bank selector button
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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.

5.Has a modulation wheel
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The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.

6.Has a pitch wheel
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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.

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Keys & Pads

1.Has semi-weighted keys
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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.

2.total keys

49

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.

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3.Has velocity sensitive pads
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4.drum pads

4

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.

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5.Has velocity sensitive keys
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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.

6.Has aftertouch keyboard
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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.

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Ports

1.Has a MIDI-Out port
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The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.

2.Has an input/connector for the sustain pedal
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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.

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Features

1.Is compatible with Windows
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It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

2.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

3.The device is mappable
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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.

4.Is compatible with Mac OS X
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It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

5.MIDI device works and communicates via USB
Samson Graphite 49

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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