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#1076245 - 03/04/02 12:33 AM A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
Nawledge Offline
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not the Yamaha Qy70, hopefully that has usb? even if it does'nt as long as it has a midi out i'd like to hear about it, the oxygen 8 is cool, and i have one but i'd like to get one that is just a little bit smaller to go along with my laptop and reason, which the oxy 8 does great but i want something even smaller.

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#1076246 - 03/04/02 05:17 AM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
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Do you mean physically or less keys?

You could get half size keyboards that might be smaller, but I think that 25 keys is the minimum for MIDI controllers.

Carl

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#1076247 - 03/04/02 12:06 PM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
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How small do you need to go? \:\)

I remember PAIA used to have something that was only one octave + 1 key long... don't know if they still have it.
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#1076248 - 03/04/02 03:19 PM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
Nawledge Offline
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I mean physically. and if the keys are smaller that's ok too. just as long as i can get the form factor down in size a little bit.

who is Paia, is that a store somewhere, could you direct me to them.

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#1076249 - 03/04/02 05:20 PM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
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Yamaha has a couple of midi mini-key velo-sens keyboards.

PAiA is a company that makes modular kits. pretty cool stuff- they even offer ready-to-build kits for Craig's "Electronic Projects..." book.

i think what you really want is a 2 or 3 octave mini midi velo-sens keyboard with 8 mpc-style pads, 4 CC knobs, transport controls, and usb for $300, right?

let me know when someone makes one \:\( \:D

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#1076250 - 03/04/02 05:44 PM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
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Up until a couple of weeks ago, there were tons of Reveal Musicstar midi keyboards going for $20.

Maybe they'll come back.

Carl

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#1076251 - 03/04/02 05:59 PM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
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Evolution also makes something called Playplanet keyboard.

7" long.

Carl

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#1076252 - 04/22/02 06:02 AM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
Nawledge Offline
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Damn I forgot where I had posted this, thanx alot folks i'm going to check'em all out. if anybody has any other suggestions please post up.

very funny wager47, you had me goin there for a moment. \:D

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#1076253 - 04/22/02 06:11 AM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
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#1076254 - 04/22/02 06:56 AM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
Nawledge Offline
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the finger looks cool, but it's a little too little. I still need a couple of octaves to play basic melodies in reason.

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#1076255 - 04/22/02 01:26 PM Re: A Midi Controller Keyboard smaller than the Oxygen 8, ????? .... anyone
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Quote:
Man, I did get worried for a second. April fool's day is long and gone. \:\)
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