With 49 premium full-size, velocity-sensitive keys, the Edirol PC-50 USB MIDI Keyboard Controller is designed to fit perfectly on your desk. It offers the best value for music labs and simple home stu... Click To Read More About This Product
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With 49 premium full-size, velocity-sensitive keys, the Edirol PC-50 USB MIDI Keyboard Controller is designed to fit perfectly on your desk. It offers the best value for music labs and simple home studios. The PC-50 is specifically built to offer you exactly what most people are looking for: a well-built expressive MIDI controller that is easy to setup and easier to use.
The PC-50 features a keyboard mechanism derived from Roland's newest technology. It's specifically designed to offer a wide dynamic range with incredible subtlety. The redesigned keys offer a better response to the player's touch, while also reducing mechanical noise and eliminating vertical shake in the key stroke.
In order to adapt to every player, the PC-50 includes four velocity curves and three levels of sensitivity, allowing the user to find the exact match to their own playing style. The PC-50 can also output "fixed" velocity selectable from 1-127, providing practical input for percussion programming.
The PC-50's chassis is only slightly larger than the actual controls, saving you valuable space on your desktop. It also offers convenient access to all of the ports from the left side of the device, including USB, MIDI output, Hold pedal input, and Expression Pedal input. This allows the PC-50 to sit directly in front of a monitor or laptop computer without wasting desktop space for cable connections.
Solving the Power Problem
The PC-50 can be used with or without a computer. When used with a computer, the PC-50 can draw power and send MIDI over the USB port, allowing you to reduce the clutter of having another device to plug into your power strip. The PC-50 can also draw power from an optional AC adapter or from four AA batteries, allowing you to use the PC-50 anywhere, with or without the computer.
High-quality keyboard mechanism
12 selectable velocity curves
3-digit 7-segment LED and rotary encoder
Pitch bender/modulation lever
Convenient access to connections on side panel
Sustain & Expression pedal ports
MIDI out port
3 forms of power supply: USB-bus, battery, AC adaptor