M-Audio Axiom Pro 49
M-Audio Axiom Pro 49

MIDI Keyboard Controller belonging to the Axiom Pro model

User Reviews: 4.18
CaptaineFilou 02/05/2011

M-Audio Axiom Pro 49 : CaptaineFilou's user review

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Value For Money : Excellent
What characteristics have motivated your choice?
the number of keys and control to control the hyper cubase 5.

What connector (MIDI pedals ...)? ...
Midi input for sustain pedal, expression. Connects to USB. Power button handy.

I put only 3 because I believe that the features provided by the manufacturer are false: Axiom Pro is not compatible cubase 5 and 6 under Windows. Otherwise I put 7. But I will return later to this subject.



UTILIZATION

The touch keyboard is it nice? Should your use?

Touch? without hesitation in the best midi controller. Why? because the MKII innovation could have been nice if the keyboard early in the race had not been placed upon the support of the key (not easy to be clearer) The AKAI 49 is simply a joke, with a touch irregular. It was just for him the distinction of being the strongest of the 3. The M-Audio is really by far the best touch. CAUTION nothing to do with a MIDI keyboard Fatar, or clavinova. It remains a very touching way, but decent.

The manual is clear and sufficient? ...
YES! them at least unlike the competition it offers a fairly comprehensive manual in French!

The general configuration is simple?
Yes

The selection of MIDI channels, patches is easy?
Enough


OVERALL OPINION

For how long have you been using it?
The use?? I liked that I use it fully .... but suddenly its use is limited to a simple keyboard for 6 months.

Did you try many other models before getting this one?
Yes, 3 cities. All purchased and exchanged or refunded. The M-Audio is truly the best of 3 and yet ...

What thing do you like most/least about it?
Most? They were able to complete and easy control via the hyper. Yes the novation takes best VST plugins. BUT what is it to control things that are less convenient to control than a mouse? That is the problem of innovation and the success of any pro axiom. It offers less opportunity and something, but it offers the basics and offers a real time saver.

The least? and many software hyper control. Yes he has a HUGE flaw: it does not work with cubase ... Forget. I have windows 7 and 5 cubase hyper freeeze control is either the keyboard or cubase. It is simply filled with bugs. Their forum is filled with complaints and do nothing. It's very simple, their product so-called "pro" (the best of the range) is simply a piece of lying on the compatibility with cubase and windows. At a time when I write, they are in control of hyper version 1.2 which is from 2009. 2 years of complaint, they have still done nothing. There is a beta version 1.3, but freeze as well. So if there is no change in HyperControl cubase FLEE this keyboard !!!!!!!!

How do you rate the quality / price?
IF there was no problem with cubase I would say that the value is good, but nothing more. But with this feature misleading (cf: Cubase compatibility) the value is nulisime.

With experience, this choice would you do? ..
Yes and no. Yes, because the 3 is the best keyboard, but not because I'll just do without a midi controller, because no manufacturer has made an effort to make a good product.
BUT I repeat: if you use Cubase on Windows FLEE this keyboard! And a HUGE blow for M-Audio Guelle that mocks its customers royally with a dismal support and software not working!

If HyperControl I would operate would have been 7 / 10. But then I put him 1 / 10 to correct his touch and his simple manual in French.

PS: I'm touching CONCERE amateur pianist.