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MIDI Cable by Yamaha; An Expensive Way?
Review of Yamaha UX16 by Nar2

Advantages: Does what it says usually. Well made.
Disadvantages: Expensive, DIN only, short cord length. Software install disk too old, may need online updating/dr

When I first ventured into the world of composing and arranging music I was only aware of some digital keyboards that could access programs such as Notator Logic, Cubase and Sibelius by use of a transfer box that plugged from the digital keyboard or synth ... Read review

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Well covered x by dawnymarie
Very well covered xx by xmum2fourx
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08.08.2012 13:03
MPD 24, beatmakers friend
Review of Akai MPD 24 by Ammar991

Advantages: Design, price, durability, performance,
Disadvantages: lag wtihout asio drivers,

I bought an MPD 24 especially for beat making, since I make sample based beats, and I needed a good MIDI controler. I didn't have much money for MPC, and heard on some forum that MPD is great for sample based beats in any program (Reason, FL, Cubase, you ... Read review

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29.09.2011 15:54
So many buttons! so much music to make!
Review of M-Audio Oxygen 49 by kabs12345

Advantages: Lots of controls, easy to use software, plug and play, durable
Disadvantages: Knobs and sliders can be knocked somewhat easily

...keyboard itself is made by m-audio who have been around for more than a decade and are well known within the music technology equipment industry. The keyboard ... Read review

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Welcome to Ciao. by Dentolux

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08.08.2011 20:52
Novation Nocturn 25
Review of Novation Nocturn 25 MIDI controller keyboard by Paradox24

Advantages: Flexible control over your DAW software, easy to use and very affordable
Disadvantages: Encoders and drum pads aren't perfect

Novation have been well known for manufacturing MIDI controllers at an affordable price range. The Nocturn Keyboard is based on a smaller controller called the Nocturn which offers the same control functions as the Nocturn Keyboard without the keys, trans ... Read review

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I don't believe it! You fooled everyone. by TheChocolateLady
Congratulations on your Short & Good Award! Do I correctly ascertain that you use this for making music? . . . I have never used anything this complex . . I have a simple Casio Keyboard with normal piano-sized keys which I like to play . . . ♥ jesi ♥ by jesi
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13.09.2010 11:48
M Audio Ozonic Review - The best small USB keyboard controller
Review of M-Audio Ozonic by Edwari

Advantages: Small, light very versatile. Lots of connectability.
Disadvantages: Plastic "synth" type keyboard. But for electronic programming who cares?

I bought this keyboard to use with the Reason music production software. Thankfully, for an IT novice, the Reason software recognised the Ozonic keyboard straightaway. This keyboard is effectively an excellent soundcard or interface, replacing the dod ... Read review

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13.05.2010 18:12
M Audio Pro Keys 88 - The Best Budget Stage Piano
Review of M-Audio ProKeys 88 by Edwari

Advantages: Cheap. Very easy to use. High quality on-board sounds
Disadvantages: Heavy. Keys are plastic not wood, but so what.

Which stage piano is best? Having used the M Audio Ozonic keyboard for a while, I thought I deserved to upgrade to a full-size stage piano. This has an excellent hammer-action piano action - unbelievable for the price. This model differs from the p ... Read review

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13.05.2010 17:54
Great entry level piece of kit
Review of M-Audio Oxygen 8 V2 by jaydan245

Advantages: Price
Disadvantages: Lack of support

The oxygen 8 is a midi controller device to be used with music production software.What you have is a midi keyboard used for playing your own melodies on instead of having to draw notes in to make a melody or rift. You get 8 midi assignable knobs which ... Read review

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Nicely done ;-) by ben-lloyd
A very good review. by Angela150

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12.04.2010 21:06
M-Audio Oxygen 49 Review
Review of M-Audio Oxygen 49 by CYNiCALx

Advantages: Cheap, Buttons and Sliders
Disadvantages: Sound made by the keys

I have owned a M-Audio Oxygen 49 for 2 years now. Since i have purchased one it has remained my primary keyboard because theres nothing to bad about it to NEED to replace it. The thing which benefitted me about this keyboard is simply the fact that is ha ... Read review

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14.01.2010 18:09
M-AUDIO KEYRIG 49 IS A FANTASTIC PRODUCT
Review of M-Audio Keyrig 49 by mjsnowdon007

Advantages: Pitch control and mod wheel
Disadvantages: no presets

The M-AUDIO KEYRIG 49 is a fantastic bit of kit when you are trying to lay down a new backing track it has all the basic features including mod wheel, pitch control and even its own volume control so you can change the level of the instrument you are usin ... Read review

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21.07.2009 21:32
Piano Action, full featured controller at minimal price! Perfect
Review of M-Audio Keystation Pro 88 by McBeer

Advantages: Hammer action, vast amount of controls and adjustability
Disadvantages: None to date.

...extra knobs, buttons and faders? M-Audio have pulled all of this out the bag with the Keystation Pro 88. This MIDI controller has 88 full size and h ... Read review

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Nice detailed review. ^_^ by retireduser

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31.05.2009 18:13
Ideal for Superb Home Recording
Review of Novation NIO 2 | 4 USB Audio Interface by Logan33

Advantages: all the inputs/outputs you need, excellent sound card, Zero latency, easy to use
Disadvantages: none it has solved all of my home recording problems and dilemas

The Novation Nio 2 is a fantastic bit of kit for anyone who's into home recording. This really will be the missing piece of the jigsaw for anyone who wants to set up a home studio and create professional sounding tunes. It has a number of inputs includ ... Read review

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29.01.2009 11:35
X25 Photon, or just protons?
Review of Alesis Photon X25 by jamesgee

Advantages: Ease of use, many interchangeable settings
Disadvantages: AXYZ dome

Well the Alesis photon X25, is your standard 25 key midi interface, with a few more adjustable settings than most. Looks: With its sleek design, Led lights, an the AXYZ dome. This thing can be beautriful, but mainly by your own opinion. Im sure man ... Read review

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25.01.2009 12:19
M-Audio Keyrig 49
Review of M-Audio Keyrig 49 by mjsnowdon

Advantages: looks fantastic works brilliantly and value for money
Disadvantages: the software

M-audio keyrig 49 is a fantastic midi keyboard i use it on a program called propellerhead reason because i am all into music when i first got this m-audiio keyboard i was really excited and the excitment just carried on and on while i was plugging it in ... Read review

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10.12.2008 17:51
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Brilliant midi keyboard, Brilliant price
Review of M-Audio Oxygen 8 V2 by leothesynth

Advantages: sturdy, cheap
Disadvantages: not enough keys

When I first start getting interested in music production on a computer i bought the Oxygen 8 and was extremely pleased with it. I do not have much experience with piano theory so for those more into playing chords and more in depth structures, may find ... Read review

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20.10.2008 14:00
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