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      Alesis Q49 USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller (712719)
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49-note keyboard controller with pitch and mod wheels, octave buttons, assignable data slider, more.

The Alesis Q49 is a 49-note keyboard controller that works with virtually all music software and MIDI hardware devices. The compact controller features USB-MIDI and traditional MIDI jacks for easy connection to Mac, PC, and MIDI hardware.

The Q49 keyboard MIDI controller provides keyboard players with a full compliment of controls, including pitch and modulation wheels, octave up and down buttons, an assignable data slider, and the ability to send program changes from the keys.

The Alesis Q49 is compact, affordable, and easy to use.

Alesis Q49 USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller Features:

  • 49-key keyboard controller for use with virtually all music software and MIDI devices
    USB-MIDI and traditional MIDI jacks for connection to Mac, PC and MIDI hardware
    Pitch and modulation wheels, octave up and down buttons, assignable data slider
    Send program changes from keys


Alesis Q49 USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 32"W x 7"D x 2.25"H
    Weight: 2.5lb


Alesis Q49 USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller

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  • So close, but...

    As reviewed by Don Sevendy on 1/15/2013

    The quality and flexibility are fine for the MIDI hobbyist use I'm putting this to; however, there is one serious shortcoming in the design: the keys are too short! It's not that they're non-standard in any way, it's just that the fulcrums are right at the back of the end of the exposed keys--they need to be three or four inches behind this for the touch to feel reasonably uniform along the length of each key. As it is, the touch is light at the front and nearly rigid toward the back of each key. Fine if you're going to pound away on the white keys, but it's impossible to play most chords pianissimo!

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  • Great keyboard at great price

    As reviewed by Bradford Hadley on 10/18/2012

    I needed a keyboard mostly for recording through a USB port, but also wanted the MIDI output too. This one does it all. They keys are good, especially for the price. Not weighted but the pressure sensitivity is good. I haven't used the midi controls features yet, haven't really figured it out.

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  • Everything you need

    As reviewed by V Yano on 6/23/2011

    What can I say about this unit? It's everything you need and nothing that you don't. Of course, in this price range you don't have weighted keys, but that isn't an issue at all for me. I don't need the control surface and pads that some units have, so why would I pay more to have them? I compared this to the Oxygen, and I just thought that the build on this felt better and looked nicer. A pitch bending wheel is a deal breaker for me, so when I saw that this has a pitch wheel AND a mod wheel, I knew that this was perfect for me. I've never owned an Alesis product that has let me down and this is no exception. I've had it for about a year and it still works and looks as well as it did the day I bought it. In this price range, it is unbeatable. And it doesn't look like a toy on your studio desk. I know that there are "better" units out there, theoretically, but I cant imagine why I would ever want anything else. And at this price point, when it dies, I'll just get another one.

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