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Alesis V61 61-Key Keyboard Controller  

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Feel the expression of playing on full-sized keys, but in a compact sized controller that will easily integrate into any desktop production setup. Introducing the V61 Keyboard Controller with 61 full-... Read More

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Overview

Feel the expression of playing on full-sized keys, but in a compact sized controller that will easily integrate into any desktop production setup. Introducing the V61 Keyboard Controller with 61 full-sized, square-front keys, 8 LED backlit touchpads with velocity and pressure sensitivity, 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable buttons, pitch and mod wheels with expressive control and seamless visual feedback from the illuminated buttons and knobs. The V61 is everything you need in a keyboard controller, without the space and size of some much larger, feature enhanced versions.

The Alesis V Series adds dynamic expression to your virtual instruments. Cool blue LEDs illuminate the pads-as well as the four assignable knobs and buttons-for positive visibility. Assignments may be made quickly via the MIDI Learn feature. Octave shift keys provide access to the entire note range. A single USB cable provides both a power and data connection to nearly any computer.

Features
  • 61 full-sized, square-front keys
  • 8 LED backlit pads respond to both velocity and pressure
  • Perfect for controlling plug-ins and virtual instruments
  • 4 assignable knobs; 4 assignable buttons
  • Pitch & Mod wheels deliver expressive, creative control
  • Seamless visual feedback via illuminated buttons/knobs
  • Single USB cable provides both power and MIDI data
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition & MIDI editor software
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year parts and labor warranty on all keyboards, DAT, and modules.
One year or 1500 hour warranty (whichever comes first) on tape heads.
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AlesisV61 61-Key Keyboard Controller
 
2.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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33%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

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5.0

Nice feel, beter keys then any 49 midi board I have played,

By D.Alexander

from Lansing, MI

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Alesis V61 61-Key Keyboard Controller:

    I wanted the feel of an 88 keyboard, something that is just not available in most 49 key series. the 61 one fits the bill.

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    2.0

    Great for snyth tones/pads, AWFUL for everything else

    By Adam

    from Chicago, IL

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Looks Sweet

    Cons

    • Not Functional
    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

      Comments about Alesis V61 61-Key Keyboard Controller:

      So I use this product with Logic Pro X and Pro Tools. The key velocities are all messed up. It's great for programming pads and strings and long tones but when you try and play piano sounds, the the velocities are so quiet. You have to hit every key extremely hard to get the dynamics right which makes smoothness and consistency almost impossible. It's fine if you want to go in and fix every individual key stroke for the desired velocity, but honestly the m-audio keyboard is significantly better. The drum pads can't really register anything faster than a sixteenth note (under 120 BPM) and the assignable nobs leave much to be desired. I wouldn't recommend this keyboard to anyone and I plan on returning it this week. I wish that it worked better because it's such a beautiful keyboard but sadly, it doesn't.

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      1.0

      Terrible Terrible Terrible

      By portland undergound brewery and studio

      from oregon city, or

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Not Functional
      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about Alesis V61 61-Key Keyboard Controller:

        The sensitivity is all over the place. Notes randomly super loud and then often notes won't play at all especially when playing faster. It is completely unusable which is really too bad because I like the layout and simplicity of it.

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