Debuted at CES, Line 6's Mobile Keys MIDI Keyboards have received high acclaim from both colleagues and press alike. The Mobile Keys 25 and Mobile Keys 49 are the new, lightweight, ultraportable keyboards designed to control iOS music apps on Mac and Windows computers boast velocity sensitive keys and is equipped with pitch bend and modulation wheels for additional sonic control. We currently have one in the lab for a full written review that will be out shortly. The Mobile Keys MIDI keyboards will work with all iOS devices and has a nice accurate feel with quick program response. The Mobile Keys 25 (which has 25 keys) comes in at $150 while the Mobile Keys 49 (the 49 key version) clocks in at $200 retail. Check out the product breakdown video below.
NAMM 2012: Alesis MIDI Keyboards
Alesis has announced three new USB MIDI keyboard controllers at this year's NAMM show in California. The Q-series USB MIDI controllers can easily connect to any Mac, PC, iOS devices and other MIDI modules, samplers, and synthesizers. There is a Q61 (a 61-key controller), a QX61 (a 61-key controller with programmable drumpads, knobs, and faders), and a QX25 (a 25-key controller with drumpads, knobs and buttons). Check the full press release inside for more information and prices.