Top 10 Best Keyboard Controllers with Drum Pad
for January 2022

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Akai Professional MPK Mini Play | Standalone Mini Keyboard & USB Controller With Built In Speaker, MPC Style Pads, On board Effects, 128 Instrument & 10 Drum Sounds, & Software Suite Included

Akai Professional MPK Mini Play

Standalone Mini Keyboard & USB Controller With Built In Speaker, MPC Style Pads, On board Effects, 128 Instrument & 10 Drum Sounds, & Software Suite Included

by inMusic Brands Inc.
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

  • Beat Maker Essential Two banks of eight ultra-responsive backlit MIDI drum pads with Note Repeat and Full Level functions for drum machine style performance and music production
  • Tweak, Customize Two banks of four knobs (eight total) to tweak internal sounds or software parameters; in standalone mode control chorus, reverb, filter, EQ and envelope controls
  • Standalone Piano Style Keyboard Portable mini keyboard and USB MIDI controller with 25 velocity-sensitive synthesizer action keys, pitch/mod joystick control, plus 128 sounds and 10 drum kits
  • Play Anywhere Built in speaker, 1/8-inch headphone output and battery powered specification (3 x AA batteries not included) for performing and producing on the go
  • Pro Software Suite Includes ProTools First, Akai Pro MPC Beats, AIR Music Tech Hybrid 3 and SONiVOX Wobble (downloads)

Pro software suite includes protools first, akai pro mpc beats, air music tech hybrid 3 and sonivox wobble (downloads) Tweak, customize two banks of four knobs (eight total) to tweak internal sounds or software parameters; in standalone mode control chorus, reverb, filter, eq and envelope controls Standalone piano style keyboard portable mini keyboard and usb midi controller with 25 velocity-sensitive synthesizer action keys, pitch/mod joystick control, plus 128 sounds and 10 drum kits Beat maker essential two banks of eight ultra-responsive backlit midi drum pads with note repeat and full level functions for drum machine style performance and music production Play anywhere built in speaker, 1/8-inch headphone output and battery powered specification (3 x aa batteries not included) for performing and producing on the go

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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. Includes Bitwig 8-Track DAW. USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed.

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Product Features

  • 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.MIDI keyboard dedicated Track up/down and Patch up/down buttons are located below the display.
  • AIR-Touch: Touch BarOctave Up and Down Touch Bar let you access the full MIDI keyboard range and Pitch and modulation wheels 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.
  • Ultra-thin design and portabilityUSB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for beat maker, studio production, virtual synthesizer control.

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.midi keyboard dedicated track up/down and patch up/down buttons are located below the display. 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 wheels 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).

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AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 | 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software included (Black)

AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3

25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software included (Black)

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Total Control of your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes

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Product Features

  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more
  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • 1500+ Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB of sound content
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat & Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer / DAW controls

Music production and beat maker essential usb powered midi controller with 25 mini midi keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production The mpc experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive mpc-style midi beat pads with note repeat & full level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer / daw controls Complete command of your virtual instruments and fx - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more 1500+ sounds and everything you need for pro production complete music production starter kit including mpc beats, 6 virtual instruments and 2gb of sound content

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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

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

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Product Features

  • Beat Maker Essentials - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC drum pads with Note Repeat & Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual instrument / DAW controls
  • Total Control Wherever You Go - USB MIDI keyboard controller with 25 velocity-sensitive keys and octave up / down buttons to access the full melodic range perfect virtual synthesizer control
  • 1400 Sounds and Everything You Need For Pro Production - Production software package for Mac and PC included: AKAI Pro MPC Beats, SONiVOX Wobble, and Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech (downloads)
  • Express Yourself - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation MIDI control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
  • Plug & Play No drivers required, USB powered and ultra portable design lets you create anywhere

1400 sounds and everything you need for pro production - production software package for mac and pc included: akai pro mpc beats, sonivox wobble, and hybrid 3 by air music tech (downloads) Take command of your daw - 8 fully-assignable q-link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins and more Express yourself - innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation midi control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes Beat maker essentials - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive mpc drum pads with note repeat & full level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual instrument / daw controls Total control wherever you go - usb midi keyboard controller with 25 velocity-sensitive keys and octave up / down buttons to access the full melodic range perfect virtual synthesizer control Plug & play no drivers required, usb powered and ultra portable design lets you create anywhere

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Vangoa Worlde TUNA MINI 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with Drum Pads, 8 RGB Backlit Beat Pads, 8 Knobs, 8 Faders, White

Vangoa Worlde TUNA MINI 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with Drum Pads

8 RGB Backlit Beat Pads, 8 Knobs, 8 Faders, White

by Vangoa
What We like

[Beyond Expection] Elegant white panel with wood grain finish sides. Pitch and mod touch strip have a smoothy feel and highly responsive, greatly deliver expressive, creative control. It considerately comes with a manual and USB MIDI cable for beginners

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Product Features

  • [16 RGB Backlit Drum Pad] 2 banks of 8 beat pads with a softer and more sensitive touch for drum beats. With its editor, you can easily change to colorful lights or assign more functions to make much freedom for finger drumming
  • [Great Compatibility] Compatible with Win10/8/Win7/XP/Vista, Mac OSX, able to be pair with most mainstream DAWs, foot pedal connectable. It is easily connected to iOS & Android via OTG cable(not included) for any time use
  • [25 Velocity-sensitive Keys] 3 velocity curves, 1 constant velocity, adjustable to find the perfect fits for you, mini size keys offer the ultra-portable ability, merely 1.1lb compact design for handy carrying with you anywhere for inspiration, 4 Octave buttons offer access to full keyboard range
  • [8 Assignable knobs&faders] Doubled the control to meet all your requirement for performing and producing. Infinite Knob gives an endless turn for larger data adjustment, high-quality faders with friction offer a great feel, run nicely smooth for sound control

[16 rgb backlit drum pad] 2 banks of 8 beat pads with a softer and more sensitive touch for drum beats. with its editor, you can easily change to colorful lights or assign more functions to make much freedom for finger drumming [25 velocity-sensitive keys] 3 velocity curves, 1 constant velocity, adjustable to find the perfect fits for you, mini size keys offer the ultra-portable ability, merely 1.1lb compact design for handy carrying with you anywhere for inspiration, 4 octave buttons offer access to full keyboard range [great compatibility] compatible with win10/8/win7/xp/vista, mac osx, able to be pair with most mainstream daws, foot pedal connectable. it is easily connected to ios & android via otg cable(not included) for any time use [8 assignable knobs&faders] doubled the control to meet all your requirement for performing and producing. infinite knob gives an endless turn for larger data adjustment, high-quality faders with friction offer a great feel, run nicely smooth for sound control

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Worlde 25 Key USB Portable Tuna Mini MIDI Keyboard MIDI Controller with 8 Knobs, 8 Drum Pads, 8 Faders, Wood Imitation Rim, Pedal Interface, for Mac and PC

Vangoa Worlde 25 Key USB Portable Tuna Mini MIDI Keyboard MIDI Controller with 8 Knobs

8 Drum Pads, 8 Faders, Wood Imitation Rim, Pedal Interface, for Mac and PC

by Worlde
What We like

[Fashionable Look] Elegant white panel with imitation wood sides has firm&comfortable hand feel. It is suitable for any occasion and budget-limited students, beginners, midi lovers

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Product Features

  • [Dazzling Music Light Show] 8 force-sensing drum pads(total 16 virtual pads) set toa 8 RGB backlit with a distinct visual identity. Provide the audience with a colorful vibrant music scene
  • [Velocity sensitive] 25 mini keys have 3 velocity-sensitive to meet requirements, respond precisely. Easy to shift the range +/- 4 octaves for richer perform. Pedal connectable, livening your creation up to be more touching
  • [Multiple User-defined] Pitch&modulation Touch Bar sensing precisely, adjust smoothly. Up to 8 assignable sliders, 8 anti-slip 360 degrees rotate knobs ensure limitless music control, give you more freedom
  • [Pretty Convenient] 1.1lb, 14.6 x 7.4 inch- born for standout mobility. It is convenient for taking anywhere you go for inspiration. Everything needed for creating is all included in the compact size, USB powered, easily plug&play

[velocity sensitive] 25 mini keys have 3 velocity-sensitive to meet requirements, respond precisely. easy to shift the range +/- 4 octaves for richer perform. pedal connectable, livening your creation up to be more touching [dazzling music light show] 8 force-sensing drum pads(total 16 virtual pads) set toa 8 rgb backlit with a distinct visual identity. provide the audience with a colorful vibrant music scene [pretty convenient] 1.1lb, 14.6 x 7.4 inch- born for standout mobility. it is convenient for taking anywhere you go for inspiration. everything needed for creating is all included in the compact size, usb powered, easily plug&play [multiple user-defined] pitch&modulation touch bar sensing precisely, adjust smoothly. up to 8 assignable sliders, 8 anti-slip 360 degrees rotate knobs ensure limitless music control, give you more freedom

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lotmusic Worlde Panda MINI Portable 25 Keys USB Keyboard MIDI Controller with Pro Software Suite Colorful Drum Pads and Carry Bag Included

lotmusic Worlde Panda MINI Portable 25 Keys USB Keyboard MIDI Controller with Pro Software Suite Colorful Drum Pads and Carry Bag Included

by Shenzhen Lotmusic Technologe Co.,Ltd
What We like

Bigger Beat Pad 8 RGB backlit pads with high quality velocity & pressure sensitive performance and can be assigned easily as pads, MIDI CC buttons or Program change switches.

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Product Features

  • Changeable colours: 7 different colors available. Hold CC MODE and OCTAVE DOWN or OCTAVE UP to select the backlit RGB color of 8 pads. The pads can display 7 colors at the same time, once can only show one color.
  • Meet Your Needs25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable control knobs, 4 assignable control sliders and 4 banks for different settings. 8 control buttons: CC Mod, Mod, Bank, Program, Pitch down / Pitch up, Octave down / Octave up.
  • Plug and Play : Drive free and hot-plug supported,adaptable to USB 2.0 interface(FULL SPEED). Support Multiple Systems,compatible with Windows 7 and more, Mac and iOS.

Meet your needs25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable control knobs, 4 assignable control sliders and 4 banks for different settings. 8 control buttons: cc mod, mod, bank, program, pitch down / pitch up, octave down / octave up. Plug and play : drive free and hot-plug supported,adaptable to usb 2.0 interface(full speed). support multiple systems,compatible with windows 7 and more, mac and ios. Changeable colours: 7 different colors available. hold cc mode and octave down or octave up to select the backlit rgb color of 8 pads. the pads can display 7 colors at the same time, once can only show one color.

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Alesis V25 25-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller & Drum Pad with Samson Over-Ear Headphones, Cable, and Microfiber Cloth

Alesis V25 25-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller & Drum Pad with Samson Over-Ear Headphones

Cable, and Microfiber Cloth

by Alesis / Photo Savings
What We like

Bundled with Samson Over-Ear Stereo Headphones, Cable, and Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

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Product Features

  • Wide variety of MIDI Controls for a creative music production
  • Illuminated buttons and knobs for a seamless visual feedback
  • A MIDI Keyboard Controller that gives you 25 full sized, square-font keys and 8 velocity-sensitive backlit pads

A midi keyboard controller that gives you 25 full sized, square-font keys and 8 velocity-sensitive backlit pads Illuminated buttons and knobs for a seamless visual feedback Wide variety of midi controls for a creative music production

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Worlde Panda MINI Portable 25 Keys USB Keyboard MIDI Controller with Colorful Drum Pad

Vangoa Worlde Panda MINI Portable 25 Keys USB Keyboard MIDI Controller with Colorful Drum Pad

by Vangoa
What We like

1. 8 RGB backlit pads with high quality velocity & pressure sensitive performance and can be assigned easily as pads, MIDI CC buttons or Program change switches.

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Product Features

  • 4. USB interface, adaptable to USB 2.0(FULL SPEED). Power is supplied by USB.
  • 3. 25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable control knobs, 4 assignable control sliders and 4 banks for different settings. 8 control buttons: CC Mod, Mod, Bank, Program, Pitch down / Pitch up, Octave down / Octave up.
  • 2. 7 different colors available. Hold CC MODE and OCTAVE DOWN or OCTAVE UP to select the backlit RGB color of 8 pads. The pads can display 7 colors at the same time, once can only show one color.

3. 25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable control knobs, 4 assignable control sliders and 4 banks for different settings. 8 control buttons: cc mod, mod, bank, program, pitch down / pitch up, octave down / octave up. 2. 7 different colors available. hold cc mode and octave down or octave up to select the backlit rgb color of 8 pads. the pads can display 7 colors at the same time, once can only show one color. 4. usb interface, adaptable to usb 2.0(full speed). power is supplied by usb.

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Alesis V25 | 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with Backlit Pads, 4 Assignable Knobs and Buttons, Plus a Professional Software Suite with ProTools | First Included

Alesis V25

25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with Backlit Pads, 4 Assignable Knobs and Buttons, Plus a Professional Software Suite with ProTools, First Included

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Premium Software Included - Includes ProTools, First Alesis Edition, Ableton Live Lite 9 and Eleven Lite, plus Mini Grand, DB-33 and Xpand 2 virtual instrument software by Air Music Tech

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Product Features

  • 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable buttons interface with your music software. Seamless, visual feedback via illuminated buttons and knobs
  • MIDI Keyboard with 25 full-sized, velocity sensitive square-front keys, perfect for playing Virtual Instruments
  • Octave Up and Down buttons let you access the full keyboard range and Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
  • 8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive backlit pads for beat production and clip launching

Octave up and down buttons let you access the full keyboard range and pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control Midi keyboard with 25 full-sized, velocity sensitive square-front keys, perfect for playing virtual instruments 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable buttons interface with your music software. seamless, visual feedback via illuminated buttons and knobs 8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive backlit pads for beat production and clip launching

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