MIDI Keyboards??
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    hey,


    I am looking into getting a Midi Keyboard, bought the NanoKey and think it is not the greatest and looking to get something more "legit" lol and some thing with a bit more features eg. knobs, pads, sounds and able to to use as a midi device

    so just wondering is any keyboards that you use or anything that you use or recommend

    thanks

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    Most people don't use MIDI Controllers that are also synths (onboard sounds) and there aren't a lot of options for this. It'd be cheaper to get a good MIDI controller and a good softsynth anyway
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    Well highly depends on how big you need the keyboard, but there a lot of different options.

    M-Audio AXIOM 25
    Akai MPK25 25

    Both of those are smaller options, with knobs and pads. I believe the 49 key versions also come with faders, so those are something to look at.

    Also the M-Audio OXYGEN 8 has some interesting mappings put on my DJTT that allow you to pull off some interesting things for DJing as well as being a functional keyboard.

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    +1 on the Oxygen 8, nice and easy!

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    Whats your price range? how many keys do you need/want?

    The Novation Remote 49 SL Compact is an excellent controller!

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    the M-Audio AXIOM 25 is pretty damn dope

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    I would got something with more knobs and faders if you want to dj with a keyboard...
    Oxygen knobs is just not enough...

    What's your budget? I've done my homework researching keyboards some time ago, I can help you if I know your budget...

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    i would have to say 200 - 600 hundred some where around there

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    go to a music shop and try some out!
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