The KORG K25 is a master keyboard to compact format 22notes (2 octoves) pretty with its pearl white and gray borders. All plastic but still pretty solid. Pluggable via USB to PC / MAC, MIDI OUT and PEDAL. PITCH AND MOD, a little hard but solid. Opportunity to go up and down the octaves with LED color. 2 pots of control only good but it is a paperback. Stick control can replace the mouse on the keyboard.
The feel is pretty good compared to Prodipes and AKAI he rapporche the KORG R3. The grip is imediate as good ergonomics as often Korg. No need for CD installation, it is directly detected on my PC or MAC, very convenient.
Not really need the manual.
I utlise on Reason for over 3 years and my faith it gives me many services as simple and effective. The big advantage is that you can take everywhere with you because small and rather solid even if it seems fragile and it is recognized directly without CD, like a USB key. I had a disgusting hit the 61 Prodipe and aesthetically close to a toy, I tested the Akai mini but a bit expensive for what it is and hit the can. It is a good value and that's the KORG so in terms of quality and finish that is good value.
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melinedivine's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)
Self-powered, USB connectivity, the demo apps, easy handling and intuitive.
Two buttons to navigate between the octaves, two knobs, a joystick / mouse, pitch bend wheel and all customizable.
The K25 is a keyboard rather nice, very easy to use and sensitive to the velocity. It plugs into the USB port of the computer and it works immediately. Most is the self-supplied keyboard handy on the go, no need for a transformer which releases when you have taken a lot of material. The manual is pretty clear at the same time it is not a complex keyboard! Comes with some demo software in 20 minutes, I find my account because I rarely use in my lives on the same keyboard for 20 minutes so I just had to close and restart the application and it is gone. You can always buy the full versions of these apps, but for small grants that helps out well.
I use it for one month and the price / quality ratio is interesting is what prompted my purchase. It complements the material I already own and it takes up little space which is convenient when traveling or if you already have a lot of material.
I would do this choice because I am always on the go and for the price ... Why miss out!
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Sebastien Goyet's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)
- What technical specifications motivated your choice?
Simple, Controller essential dimensions, color (c'tait man who was best with the MacBook), otherwise we can obviously more rclamer Controller, but anyway, for a 2 octaves, personal, I do not see the usefulness of a bunch of CONTRL
- What connector (MIDI pedals ...)?...
USB, external power supply (if not USB), MIDI Out, Sustain
- The touch keyboard is it enjoyable? Should you use?
Yes, a touch of classic synth is the Korg which I used, no problem
- The configuration gnrale Is it easy?
Yes, it is more compatible with Intel Macs, it has a right to set the editor CONTRL, choose a curve VLOC ... and put it all in memory
- The select MIDI channels, patches is easy?
Yes, you have to use the editor, but no worries
- The manual is clear and sufficient? ...
I do not have it open so it's easy
- How long have you use it?
From 9 months
- What is the particular feature you like best and least?
+: Size, look, the Korg M1 Intgr Virtual PC and Mac PPC or Mac Intel
-: Not much CONTRL, but as stated above, it is a choice
- Have you tried many other models before acqurir?
In fact I was down on the face of other products exposs, and touch
- How do you report qualitprix?
I think it's okay (89 in Lyon Come Back Music in December 2006), because I certainly watch out for transport (I bought at the same time a genuine Novation padded carrying case ) but I parat take the road to follow another comment: thank you for the info key breaks in the hold of the sudden I insisted on keeping the bag with K25 + computer with me the plane!
- With the exprience, you do again this choice? ...
Yes, knowing that I prvoyais dj opt later for a 3 or 4 octaves with more control. The K25 I use when I have an IDE component, or traveling, the one is happy to play the keyboard era o one can do what we want we want o!