On Wed Apr 23, 2008 at 12:51:55AM +0100, Simon Williams wrote:
the CME U-Key is pretty suitable for me, but if i could do it again, id get one slimmer and framed with metal
basically i wish Apple made a musical version of their current keyboard line. its easily the best qwerty ive owned, including M series and Thinkpads
> and something capable of
while its dirt cheap, i suspect the synth on the UKey isnt up to your requirements. its great for late 80s derrick may pads, thats about it. those happen to be my favorite sounds, though.. heh
probably would be better off with an ESQ-1 off ebay or something? solves the tank-construction issue
or any other thing they made before disintegrating in the late 90s?
otherwise youre going to pay 10x as much for a Korg Radias or at least 3x as much for a XIO 49
think it has 49 keys, only familiar with 76 and 88 so my guess may be off
> octaves (61 keys), and measures approx 97cm x 23cm x 9cm. The main point
4 x 20 x 75 cm, i just measured.
> the speakers in there, but seriously? That's hardly portable, and I
U-Key has line-out. 1/8" mini just like the plugs on my radios, soundcards, and amp. convenient..
sadly 25-key plastic junk designed to control proprietary/monolithic synth plugins (which then require a PC..) is 95% of the marketplace today