Any recommendations for a decent midi keyboard/ controller for a beginner?

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  1. SH81

    SH81 Member

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    I've just ordered Reason 4 and am now looking for a fairly cheap midi keyboard to get me going, has anyone got any recommendations? Are there any features I should be looking out for? Im a novice in production so any advice would be greatly appreciated! I will be running Reason on a fairly new mid range laptop with Vista premium, not sure of the exact spec
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. MARLZTAH

    MARLZTAH ++DuB PrOFesSoR++

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    your budget???

    you can get an oxygen 8 for around £60

    if your after something cheaper, try ebay of something
     
  3. Anyone will do the job if its just to use as a midi controller man...
     
  4. SH81

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    I was looking to spend around £80 to begin with so will check out the oxygen 8. Cheers
     
  5. nsdiesel

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    I got a M-Audio keystation 49e. Its USB and midi which is always handy if u aint got any midi inputs. It about £50
     
  6. redskin

    redskin redskin beatz

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    If your not looking 2 do loads of stuff, then download "bomes mouse keyboard". it turns ur pc keyboard indo a midi keyboard, so u dont hav 2 buy hardware. U will also need "midi yoke" to wire it to reason. theres a tutorial sumwhere on youtube. If ur looking to take things further, then buy a proper keyboard.
     
  7. Nutek

    Nutek movement junglist

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    mid-air25 :D
     
  8. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    i dont use no midi keyboard all bout hard effort with my tunes!lol
     
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    Nutek movement junglist

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    i use my midi for patches; and riffs and ting sometimes.
     

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