Top 10 Best Cheap MIDI Keyboards
for July 2022

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M Audio Keystation Mini 32 MK3 - Ultra Portable Mini USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With ProTools First, M Audio Edition and Xpand 2 by Air Music Tech

M-Audio M Audio Keystation Mini 32 MK3

Ultra Portable Mini USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With ProTools First, M Audio Edition and Xpand 2 by Air Music Tech

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Premium Software suite included Pro Tools, First M Audio Edition recording software/DAW and AIR Music Tech Xpand 2 multitimbral synthesizer

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Product Features

  • Express Yourself Octave up and down buttons for extended keyboard range, volume knob delivers smooth control and sustain button adds expressive capability
  • Customizable Response Mini keys with selectable velocity curves match any playing style incl traditional piano, synthesizer, key based beat making; Pitch bend/ modulation buttons add expression
  • Immediate Creativity Simple plug and play connection to your Mac or PC no drivers or power supply required
  • Pro Music Production Wherever You Go: USB MIDI keyboard controller with slimline footprint and 32 mini piano style velocity sensitive keys for a natural feel

Immediate creativity simple plug and play connection to your mac or pc no drivers or power supply required Express yourself octave up and down buttons for extended keyboard range, volume knob delivers smooth control and sustain button adds expressive capability Pro music production wherever you go: usb midi keyboard controller with slimline footprint and 32 mini piano style velocity sensitive keys for a natural feel Customizable response mini keys with selectable velocity curves match any playing style incl traditional piano, synthesizer, key based beat making; pitch bend/ modulation buttons add expression

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Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Drum Pads, 8 Assignable Q-Link Knobs and Pro Software Suite Included

Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Drum Pads

8 Assignable Q-Link Knobs and Pro Software Suite Included

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

25 keys

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AKAI Professional LPK25 - USB MIDI Keyboard controller with 25 Velocity-Sensitive Synth Action Keys for Laptops (Mac & PC), Editing Software included

AKAI Professional LPK25

USB MIDI Keyboard controller with 25 Velocity-Sensitive Synth Action Keys for Laptops (Mac & PC), Editing Software included

by Akai
What We like

The MPC Production Experience - Includes MPC Beats Software complete with the finest features and essential production tools from the Akai Professional MPC Series

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Product Features

  • Customized Production Experience - 4 programmable memory banks for instant recall of mappings for DAWs, virtual instruments, effects and more
  • Packed with Features - On-board arpeggiator steps through chords automatically and generates inspiring melodic ideas quickly
  • Production in your Pocket - 13-inch, slim-line laptop performance keyboard with 25 velocity-sensitive mini-keyboard keys for playing melodies, bass lines, chords and more
  • Works With All Popular Applications - GarageBand, Logic, Sonar, Cubase, Ableton Live, ProTools, Reason, Fruity Loops, Digital Performer, and more
  • Effortless Setup - USB-powered and plug-and-play setup for Mac and PC

Customized production experience - 4 programmable memory banks for instant recall of mappings for daws, virtual instruments, effects and more Packed with features - on-board arpeggiator steps through chords automatically and generates inspiring melodic ideas quickly Works with all popular applications - garageband, logic, sonar, cubase, ableton live, protools, reason, fruity loops, digital performer, and more Production in your pocket - 13-inch, slim-line laptop performance keyboard with 25 velocity-sensitive mini-keyboard keys for playing melodies, bass lines, chords and more Effortless setup - usb-powered and plug-and-play setup for mac and pc Full range performance - dedicated octave up and down buttons to increase the keyboard to the full melodic range plus a sustain button for expressive performances

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Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller Music Mini Key With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 4 Knobs 4 control faders MIDI Controller BLACK

Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller Music Mini Key With 8 Backlit Drum Pads

4 Knobs 4 control faders MIDI Controller BLACK

by Donner
What We like

Synth-action keysPremium MIDI controller with 25 expressive synth-action keys.8 Hyper-Sensitive backlit pads make drum beats. USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed.

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Product Features

  • 4 Program PresetsFour programmable memory banks for instant recall of personal control preferences.This MIDI controller offers 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable Sliders interface with your music software.
  • TRANSPORT & NAVIGATIONWorks with all music production equipment. Navigate your projects: The 6 dedicated transport buttons are always within reach and mapped to control Cycle, Rewind, Forward, Stop, Play and Record.
  • AIR-Touch: Touch BarOctave Up and Down Touch Bar let you access the full MIDI keyboard range and Pitch and modulation deliver expressive, creative control. Assignable Touch Bar, can be assigned to send Control Change message (hereinafter called the CC) or Pitch Bend Change message (hereinafter called the Pitch).
  • Ultra-thin design and portabilityUSB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for beat maker, studio production, virtual synthesizer control.

Transport & navigationworks with all music production equipment. navigate your projects: the 6 dedicated transport buttons are always within reach and mapped to control cycle, rewind, forward, stop, play and record. Ultra-thin design and portabilityusb powered midi controller with 25 mini midi keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for beat maker, studio production, virtual synthesizer control. Air-touch: touch baroctave up and down touch bar let you access the full midi keyboard range and pitch and modulation deliver expressive, creative control. assignable touch bar, can be assigned to send control change message (hereinafter called the cc) or pitch bend change message (hereinafter called the pitch). 4 program presetsfour programmable memory banks for instant recall of personal control preferences.this midi controller offers 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable sliders interface with your music software.

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M Audio Oxygen 49 IV | 49 Key USB/MIDI Keyboard With 8 Trigger Pads & A Full Consignment of Production/Performance Ready Controls

M-Audio M Audio Oxygen 49 IV

49 Key USB/MIDI Keyboard With 8 Trigger Pads & A Full Consignment of Production/Performance Ready Controls

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Innovative directlink automatically maps controls to popular daws including ableton live, pro tools, logic, cubase and more

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Product Features

  • Dedicated octave up and down buttons increase the keyboard to the full melodic range and transport buttons let you control your daw without reaching for the mouse
  • 8 velocity sensitive trigger pads for beat production and clip launching; 8 assignable knobs and 9 assignable faders for manipulating virtual instruments, daw parameters and plugins on board lcd screen provides instant parameter feedback
  • Class compliant, plug and play functionality and USB powered specification for simple user friendly setup
  • Compact, ultra portable performance keyboard controller with 49 full size, synth action velocity sensitive keys and on board pitch bend and modulation wheels for expressive performances
  • Comprehensive production software package for mac and pc worth over $100 included; ableton live lite, sonivox twist and air music tech xpand 2

Class compliant, plug and play functionality and usb powered specification for simple user friendly setup Compact, ultra portable performance keyboard controller with 49 full size, synth action velocity sensitive keys and on board pitch bend and modulation wheels for expressive performances Comprehensive production software package for mac and pc worth over $100 included; ableton live lite, sonivox twist and air music tech xpand 2 8 velocity sensitive trigger pads for beat production and clip launching; 8 assignable knobs and 9 assignable faders for manipulating virtual instruments, daw parameters and plugins on board lcd screen provides instant parameter feedback Dedicated octave up and down buttons increase the keyboard to the full melodic range and transport buttons let you control your daw without reaching for the mouse

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ammoon Worlde Panda mini Portable Mini 25-Key USB Keyboard and Drum Pad MIDI Controller

ammoon Worlde Panda mini Portable Mini 25-Key USB Keyboard and Drum Pad MIDI Controller

What We like

USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed.

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Product Features

  • Plug and Play USB 2.0 cable, no need of driver installation.
  • 4 MIDI control groups. 4 banks for different settings. (4 assignable control knobs plus 4 assignable control sliders)
  • 8 control buttons: CC Mod, Mod, Bank, Prog, Pitch down / Pitch up, Octave down / Octave up.
  • 25 velocity-sensitive keys. 8 backlit trigger pads.

Plug and play usb 2.0 cable, no need of driver installation. 25 velocity-sensitive keys. 8 backlit trigger pads. 8 control buttons: cc mod, mod, bank, prog, pitch down / pitch up, octave down / octave up. 4 midi control groups. 4 banks for different settings. (4 assignable control knobs plus 4 assignable control sliders)

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GLARRY 88 Key Digital Piano Portable Electronic Keyboard w/Lighted Keys,MIDI Keyboard,Built-in Speakers, Power Supply,Power Supply, Portable Bag (Black)

GLARRY 88 Key Digital Piano Portable Electronic Keyboard w/Lighted Keys,MIDI Keyboard,Built-in Speakers

Power Supply,Power Supply, Portable Bag (Black)

by GLARRY
What We like

FULL SIZE STANDARD KEYS- Full size 88 touch sensitive keys crafted exquisitely according to 1:1 piano key ratio, professional keyboard design, strength keys, better enhance the feeling of touch and fingering practice.NOTE: LONG PRESS the button (Ttanspose+), it can adjust the strength of the keys.

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Product Features

  • MULTIPLE MODES OF POWER SUPPLY- Designed with three modes of power suppli of power adapter,USB port, built-in lithium battery. After a full charge, you can use it continuously for 4 hours. Using it for a long time will stop you from worrying about the battery when you take it out to shows.
  • INTELLIGENT TEACHING- Features 88 lighted keys for beginners to play. You can connect to the APP via Bluetooth. This function for beginners can not only quickly familiar with the keys, but also can easily learn a song. NOTE: LONG PRESS the butto(transpose-), the lighted keys will be closed.
  • MIDI TERMINAL- MIDI function allows you to connect computer, smart phone and other intelligent devices to compose music. You can use the micro USB cable to connect the computer, smart phone and other intelligent device. Also, you can use the bluetooth to connect the APP.
  • RICH BUTTON FUNCTION- Methoneme/Record/Sustain/Drum kit/Tempo+-/Transpose+-/Chord/OKON and etc.The rich features make you immersed in the world of music.Also, 128 Rhythms, 128 tones and 20 demos makes playing more fascinating.

Multiple modes of power supply- designed with three modes of power suppli of power adapter,usb port, built-in lithium battery. after a full charge, you can use it continuously for 4 hours. using it for a long time will stop you from worrying about the battery when you take it out to shows. Midi terminal- midi function allows you to connect computer, smart phone and other intelligent devices to compose music. you can use the micro usb cable to connect the computer, smart phone and other intelligent device. also, you can use the bluetooth to connect the app. Rich button function- methoneme/record/sustain/drum kit/tempo+-/transpose+-/chord/okon and etc.the rich features make you immersed in the world of music.also, 128 rhythms, 128 tones and 20 demos makes playing more fascinating. Intelligent teaching- features 88 lighted keys for beginners to play. you can connect to the app via bluetooth. this function for beginners can not only quickly familiar with the keys, but also can easily learn a song. note: long press the butto(transpose-), the lighted keys will be closed.

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Novation Launchkey Mini MK3 25 Mini-Key MIDI Keyboard with Sustain Pedal and Knox 4 Port 3.0 USB Hub (3 Items)

Novation Launchkey Mini MK3 25 Mini-Key MIDI Keyboard with Sustain Pedal and Knox 4 Port 3.0 USB Hub (3 Items)

by Novation
What We like

CREATIVE ARPEGGIATOR: Easy to use but deeply controllable: change rhythm, beat, pattern, octave, gate and more

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Product Features

  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Novation Launchkey Mini MK3 25-Mini-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller, Keyboard Piano Style Sustain Pedal and Knox Gear 3.0 4 Port USB Hub
  • FIXED CHORD MODE: Play a chord with one finger - assign a fixed chord shape to the keys and itll transpose as you move up and down the keyboard
  • FINEST HARDWARE: 16 velocity-sensitive RGB pads, eight rotary controls, pitch and mod touch strips, and sustain input
  • MIDI OUT: Take Launchkey Mini anywhere, send arps and program changes to your hardware synths, or add keys to your groovebox directly over MIDI

Fixed chord mode: play a chord with one finger - assign a fixed chord shape to the keys and itll transpose as you move up and down the keyboard Midi out: take launchkey mini anywhere, send arps and program changes to your hardware synths, or add keys to your groovebox directly over midi Finest hardware: 16 velocity-sensitive rgb pads, eight rotary controls, pitch and mod touch strips, and sustain input Bundle includes: Novation launchkey mini mk3 25-mini-key midi keyboard controller, keyboard piano style sustain pedal and knox gear 3.0 4 port usb hub

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M-Audio Keystation 88 MK3 – 88 Key Semi Weighted MIDI Keyboard Controller for Complete Command of Virtual Synthesizers and DAW parameters (Renewed)

M-Audio Keystation 88 MK3 – 88 Key Semi Weighted MIDI Keyboard Controller for Complete Command of Virtual Synthesizers and DAW parameters (Renewed)

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Your Music Studio Equipment Centerpiece Slimline design fits any desk, studio or stage setup perfectly and advanced functionality customizes your controls for your recording software

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Product Features

  • Immediate Creativity - Effortless plug-and-play USB connectivity to Mac or PCno drivers or power supply required; compatible with iOS devices via the Apple to USB Camera Adapter
  • MIDI Keyboard Must-Haves - Volume fader, transport & directional buttons; pitch & modulation wheels, octave up & down buttons and sustain pedal input for expressive performances
  • Everything You Need for Pro Music Production - MPC Beats, Pro Tools First M-Audio Edition, Ableton Live Lite, 6 virtual instruments with 1000+ Sounds and 50+ expertly curated MPC Kits
  • Music Production Essential MIDI keyboard controller with 88 full-size velocity-sensitive semi weighted keys for MIDI control of virtual instruments, software samplers and plug-in synthesizers

Everything you need for pro music production - mpc beats, pro tools first m-audio edition, ableton live lite, 6 virtual instruments with 1000+ sounds and 50+ expertly curated mpc kits Music production essential midi keyboard controller with 88 full-size velocity-sensitive semi weighted keys for midi control of virtual instruments, software samplers and plug-in synthesizers Immediate creativity - effortless plug-and-play usb connectivity to mac or pcno drivers or power supply required; compatible with ios devices via the apple to usb camera adapter Midi keyboard must-haves - volume fader, transport & directional buttons; pitch & modulation wheels, octave up & down buttons and sustain pedal input for expressive performances

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Alesis VMini | Portable 25-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with 4 Backlit Sensitive Pads, 4 Assignable Encoders and Professional Software Suite with ProTools | First Included, MultiColored (V Mini)

Alesis VMini

Portable 25-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with 4 Backlit Sensitive Pads, 4 Assignable Encoders and Professional Software Suite with ProTools, First Included, MultiColored (V Mini)

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Compact USB powered design lets you create anywhere

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Product Features

  • 25 expressive velocity sensitive, Synth action mini keys
  • Dedicated octave, pitch bend, modulation, and sustain buttons
  • 4 backlit velocity sensitive drum pads; 4 backlit assignable knobs
  • Includes xpand 2 virtual instrument software by air music tech

Includes xpand 2 virtual instrument software by air music tech Dedicated octave, pitch bend, modulation, and sustain buttons 4 backlit velocity sensitive drum pads; 4 backlit assignable knobs 25 expressive velocity sensitive, synth action mini keys

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