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MIDI Control Surfaces user reviews

  • Softube Console 1 mkII

    Softube Console 1 mkII - "A Specific Mixing Control Surface"


    Used with a Mac and Studio One Pro 3. It is a surface control with the specific controls of a channel strip organized into 7 sections: - input level, low-cut and high-cut filters a phase inversion - gate and transient control - 4-band EQ with s…

  • Native Instruments Maschine Jam

    Native Instruments Maschine Jam - "A perfect complement to maschine studio"


    What configuration, software and other gear do you use with this MIDI control surface? In what context? What are your thoughts on its stability? I already owned maschine studio soi t was quick to install (5 mn). 2 expansions (to be chosen) were …

  • Livid Instruments Base II

    Livid Instruments Base II - "Good, but not for Reason."


    What configuration, software and other gear do you use with this MIDI control surface? In what context? What are your thoughts on its stability? iMac with reason 7. I was looking for a controller with more than 16 pads to play drum parts with Kong …

  • Ableton Push 2

    Ableton Push 2 - "Great, almost perfect ergonomics"


    Couldn’t resist ! I discovered Push with this version 2, so there's no way for me to compare with version 1. The first thing that struck me was its weight – rather heavy for a controller. Seems sturdy. Regarding the lights now (USB-fed only, s…

  • Korg nanoPAD2

    Korg nanoPAD2 - "Not so good velocity pads, great XY pad!"


    The unit is USB powered with one mini USB port. It features 16 velocity-sensitive pads and a single X-Y pad. It's very small, light, and portable. It's entirely plastic and a little flimsy. The pads themselves are significantly smaller than full-…

  • Novation Launchpad S

    Novation Launchpad S - "Great product, with a few limitations"


    The Launchpad S is an updated improvement to Novation's original Launchpad. It provides you with an 8 by 8 grid of quality rubber pads that allow you to trigger loops, sounds, and functions through midi messages via USB. Construction: It's si…

  • Korg nanoKONTROL2

    Korg nanoKONTROL2 - "A must have"


    The Korg nanoKONTROL 2 is a MIDI controller that connects to a computer USB port. It is very affordable and can be purchased in white as well. This controller is relatively small and does not take up much space at all. It cannot be racked; it will ha…

  • Avid Artist Control

    Avid Artist Control - "Loving this unit"


    The Avid Artist Control has 4 touch sensitive motorized faders and programmable buttons and knobs. There are transport controls on this unit which is one of the reasons I feel like it is so much better than the Artist Mix from Avid. The touch screen …

  • Avid Artist Mix

    Avid Artist Mix - "Not so good for Clubs"


    The Avid Artist Mix is a control surface that has 8 touch sensitive faders that are all motorized. There are also rotary encoders and all buttons can be programmed with your DAW software. This control surface is compatible with Mac and PC computers a…

  • Novation Remote ZeRO SL MkII

    Novation Remote ZeRO SL MkII - BeyondR's review


    Novation ZeRO SL is one of the greatest midi controller that can be used either live or in recordings. What I like most about this product is the great display provided that is very easy to use and giving all the necessary information to the person …