Top 10 Best Midis For Keyboards
for July 2022

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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

  • 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
  • Class compliant, plug and play functionality and USB powered specification for simple user friendly setup
  • 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
  • Comprehensive production software package for mac and pc worth over $100 included; ableton live lite, sonivox twist and air music tech xpand 2

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 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

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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

  • 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
  • Packed with Features - On-board arpeggiator steps through chords automatically and generates inspiring melodic ideas quickly
  • 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
  • Effortless Setup - USB-powered and plug-and-play setup for Mac and PC

Packed with features - on-board arpeggiator steps through chords automatically and generates inspiring melodic ideas quickly 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 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 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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Alesis V49 - 49 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with 8 Backlit Pads, 4 Assignable Knobs and Buttons, Plus a Professional Software Suite with ProTools, First Included

Alesis V49

49 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with 8 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

  • Octave Up and Down buttons let you access the full keyboard range and Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
  • MIDI Keyboard with 49 full-sized, velocity sensitive square-front keys, perfect for playing Virtual Instruments
  • 8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive backlit pads for beat production and clip launching
  • 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable buttons interface with your music software. Seamless, visual feedback via illuminated buttons and knobs

Midi keyboard with 49 full-sized, velocity sensitive square-front keys, perfect for playing virtual instruments 8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive backlit pads for beat production and clip launching 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable buttons interface with your music software. seamless, visual feedback via illuminated buttons and knobs Octave up and down buttons let you access the full keyboard range and pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control

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M-Audio Keystation 61 MK3 | Compact Semi-Weighted 61-Key USB-Powered MIDI Keyboard Controller with Assignable Controls, Pitch / Modulation Wheels and Software Production Suite included

M-Audio Keystation 61 MK3

Compact Semi-Weighted 61-Key USB-Powered MIDI Keyboard Controller with Assignable Controls, Pitch / Modulation Wheels and Software Production Suite included

by inMusic Brands
What We like

Total control | volume fader, transport and directional buttons for easy control of your software, plus ergonomically designed pitch and modulation wheels, octave up and down buttons and sustain pedal input for expressive performances

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Product Features

  • Immediate creativity | easy plug and play connection to your MAC or PC: No drivers or power supply required; compatible with ios devices via the Apple to USB camera adapter (sold separately)
  • Premium software suite included | protools first, ableton live lite, eleven lite, velvet, hybrid 3, loom, vacuum pro, eighty eight ensemble, xpand 2
  • Your studio centrepiece | compact design fits any desk, studio or stage setup perfectly and advanced functionality customizes your controls for your recording software
  • Ultimate expression | 61 full size velocity sensitive, semi weighted keys provide a natural feel that captures every subtle nuance of your performance

Your studio centrepiece | compact design fits any desk, studio or stage setup perfectly and advanced functionality customizes your controls for your recording software Premium software suite included | protools first, ableton live lite, eleven lite, velvet, hybrid 3, loom, vacuum pro, eighty eight ensemble, xpand 2 Immediate creativity | easy plug and play connection to your mac or pc: no drivers or power supply required; compatible with ios devices via the apple to usb camera adapter (sold separately) Ultimate expression | 61 full size velocity sensitive, semi weighted keys provide a natural feel that captures every subtle nuance of your performance

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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 WHITE

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

4 Knobs 4 control faders MIDI Controller WHITE

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

  • 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.
  • 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).

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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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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Novation Launchkey Mini [MK3] 25-Mini-Key MIDI Keyboard

Novation Launchkey Mini [MK3] 25-Mini-Key MIDI Keyboard

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

  • Midi out take launchkey mini anywhere, send apps and program changes to your hardware synths, or add keys to your groove box directly over MIDI
  • Deep and intuitive Ableton Live control - including device Macro control, track select, record, capture MIDI, clip and scene launch, stop/mute/solo, volume, pans and sends
  • 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 apps and program changes to your hardware synths, or add keys to your groove box directly over midi Deep and intuitive ableton live control - including device macro control, track select, record, capture midi, clip and scene launch, stop/mute/solo, volume, pans and sends 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

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Alesis VI61 | 61-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with 16 Pads, 16 Assignable Knobs, 48 Buttons and 5-Pin MIDI Out Plus Production Software Included

Alesis VI61

61-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with 16 Pads, 16 Assignable Knobs, 48 Buttons and 5-Pin MIDI Out Plus Production Software Included

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

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

  • MIDI Keyboard with 61 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with after touch. USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI Out offer flexible MIDI connectivity
  • Manipulate plugins and virtual instruments with hands-on controls. With VI61, you can open and close filters on virtual synthesizers, adjust volume levels in your mix, activate effects, and much more
  • 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated RGB feedback for beat production and clip launching. Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
  • 48 assignable buttons and 16 assignable knobs interface with your music software. Seamless visual feedback via LED screen and illuminated buttons and knobs

Manipulate plugins and virtual instruments with hands-on controls. with vi61, you can open and close filters on virtual synthesizers, adjust volume levels in your mix, activate effects, and much more 48 assignable buttons and 16 assignable knobs interface with your music software. seamless visual feedback via led screen and illuminated buttons and knobs Midi keyboard with 61 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with after touch. usb midi and 5-pin midi out offer flexible midi connectivity 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated rgb feedback for beat production and clip launching. pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control

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Alesis Q88 MKII - 88 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with Full Size Velocity Sensitive Semi-Weighted Keys and Music Production Software Included

Alesis Q88 MKII

88 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with Full Size Velocity Sensitive Semi-Weighted Keys and Music Production Software Included

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Professional Software Suite Included - ProTools | First Alesis Edition, Akai Professional MPC Beats, four virtual instruments from AIR Music Tech and 60 free MIDI controller lessons from Melodics

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Product Features

  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential USB powered MIDI controller with 88 full size MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • Universal Compatibility - Complete compatibility with any music production app that accepts a MIDI controller including Ableton Live, ProTools, Cubase, Logic, MPC Beats and more
  • Complete Control - Octave / Transpose buttons to access the full piano range; Pitch bend and modulation wheels; Assignable volume knob and transport controls for tactile DAW and virtual synth control
  • Make Music Anywhere - Works with iOS devices for use with apps including Garageband, via the Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter (sold separately)

Complete control - octave / transpose buttons to access the full piano range; pitch bend and modulation wheels; assignable volume knob and transport controls for tactile daw and virtual synth control Music production and beat maker essential usb powered midi controller with 88 full size midi keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production Make music anywhere - works with ios devices for use with apps including garageband, via the apple lightning to usb camera adapter (sold separately) Universal compatibility - complete compatibility with any music production app that accepts a midi controller including ableton live, protools, cubase, logic, mpc beats and more

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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

  • 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.

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. 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. 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.

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