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Alesis Q49 - USB/MIDI Extended Keyboard Controller

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About this product


  • 49 keys allow more octaves to be played at the same time
  • USB connectivity allows compatibility with your PC or Mac
  • USB to MIDI functionality allows use with a wide range of virtual instruments

Product overview

• 49 keys allow more octaves to be played at the same time
• USB connectivity allows compatibility with your PC or Mac
• USB to MIDI functionality allows use with a wide range of virtual instruments
• Pitch bend and modulation controls give you flexibility of sound
• The powerful Albeton Live Lite production software is included
• Velocity sensitive keys give the keyboard a natural piano feel

Special Features
• Lightweight design makes it excellent for the musician on the go
• Sustain pedal input gives you the ability to add a pedal which would lengthen the time the note lasts (pedal sold separately)

How many octaves does this keyboard give me?
This keyboard comes with 49 keys which gives you four full octaves as well as an extra note.

What does the keyboard sound like?
49 velocity sensitive keys and series of controls present you with the ability to create whatever music you desire. Pitch bend allows you to manipulate the notes you are playing by raising and lowering the pitch. Modulation control allows for fine and accurate adjustments to the pitch, enabling you to make complex adjustments to the output. Octave controls let you shift the sound up and down the octave scale, expanding the range of keys at your fingertips.

What can I connect to this keyboard?
This keyboard has a single connection for power and computer connectivity. If you are using the keyboard with your computer you only need to connect it to the computer’s USB port. There is also a MIDI connection, which gives you the ability to connect to items such as an external sound module. The keyboard also has an input which will allow you to connect to a sustain pedal, giving you the ability to hold a note.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I purchased this Midi keyboard as i am wanting to learn and it is fantastic, great value great product below is a video of my recording using it on a music program and i am pleased with it.
Date published: 2016-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple and efficient Very easy to install and to use for inputting to a score-writing program. Minimum of twiddly knobs and buttons, so no confusion.
Date published: 2017-05-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Study construction well laid out I brought this week ago very pleased with it just plug it in and away you go
Date published: 2017-01-10
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does this come with ableton lite?

Asked by: Guy Meredith
Yes, Ableton Live Lite is included
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-06-27

Does the keyboard have in-built speakers? If not, can it be connected to speakers or only to a pc or mac?

Asked by: flud2000
This is a midi controller keyboard so this has to be connected to a PC or Mac and then the sound would be output through the PC or Mac speakers.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-03-18

Hi, Can I plug headphones into this unit or would I plug them into the computer?

Asked by: Chas
You would plug them into the pc
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-19

what is the length and width of this unit
Asked by: Will
Dimensions: \t (WxDxH) 32" x 7.5" x 2.5"
Answered by: LA
Date published: 2016-12-27
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