NI MASCHINE JAM Review – Production & Performance Controller

NI MASCHINE JAM Review – Production & Performance Controller

The controller MASCHINE JAM was presented by Native Instruments in September 2016. The device continues the series of specialized controllers for the MASCHINE software and represents an entirely new model, radically different from all previous products of this kind. Despite the fact that MASCHINE JAM functions only as a controller and has no built-in audio interface, it has a number of unique features that distinguish the device from other NI analogs. We can say that…

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Novation Launch Control Review – Compact USB MIDI Controller

Novation Launch Control Review – Compact USB MIDI Controller

Novation Launch Control is portable USB MIDI controller from Novation Launch series, which designed to work as single midi controller for Ableton Live, FL Studio, any other DAW, and to complete Launchpad S/Mini and MIDI keyboard Launchkey with 16 rotary pot controllers. The controller also has 8 full-sized pads like in the Launchpad. We should just mention that the controllers of the Launch Control though are digital, but they have 300-degree motion limit. Thus, the…

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Novation Launchpad Mini Review – USB MIDI Controller, MK2 Version

Novation Launchpad Mini Review – USB MIDI Controller, MK2 Version

At first glance, Novation Launchpad Mini is just a smaller and more affordable version of the popular DJ Controller Launchpad (large). But don’t jump to conclusions! First surprise: Launchpad Mini is designed for iPad-app Novation Launchpad. The box even has a special inscription “Launchpad for the iPad generation”. And the Ableton logo is removed from the device. What is that? The Novation’s answer to Ableton Push? Quite possible! Of course, Launchpad Mini still has a…

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M-Audio Trigger Finger Pro Review – Step Sequencer MIDI Controller

M-Audio Trigger Finger Pro Review – Step Sequencer MIDI Controller

At the annual winter NAMM 2014 M-Audio introduced the Trigger Finger Pro controller. The represented device has replaced captured from production Trigger Finger which is a MIDI controller for virtual instrument Arsenal, which includes AIR Drums and Hybrid 3.0. Trigger Finger Pro – pad controller with built-in sequencer, which is an improved version the Trigger Finger released almost 10 years ago. Trigger Finger Pro version has changed significantly compared to the previous model, the new…

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