Midi Keyboard Talk.....Akai MPK or Novation Impulse ....... 25 or 49?

Discussion in 'Production' started by DNBWalshie, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. DNBWalshie

    DNBWalshie New Member

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    Hi, new to the forums, been browsing for a few days though. I am finally getting to having a decent starter set up and the final piece is the midi keyboard, I would really like a drum pad so I like the keyboards that incorporate a drum pad.

    Just wondering what you guys use? I will be making all sorts of dance music from drum n bass to house.

    Cheers, Walshie
     
  2. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    49 is better. i have 25 and its just fine, in fact i really couldnt do without it. drum pads really doesnt matter to me, but im sure it could be fun. my mates got the akai mpk and its a good bit of kit but the keys are miniature. dont know the novation stuff but they are usually good, some have a funny little rolling ball controller too.
     
  3. Innovine

    Innovine Active Member

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    Go for 49. You might not play keyboard now, but you never will if you get less than 49.
     
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  4. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    I've got the Novation SL 25 MKii and love it. The Automap software is what sold me, as I rarely have to do any manual mapping of the knobs/faders/etc. Honestly, I do wish I went for the 49, but 25 gets the job done for now.