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Review MIDI keyboard Midiplus X-8 II. Where to buy it?

I’ll tell you how this post is built. First I list the features of the Midiplus X-8 II keyboard. Then you have a video or two, purchase links and useful comments from other users and then you have one of the most useful parts; comparison tables with similar keyboards so you can compare.

  • 88 Velocity-sensitive keys (half-weighted)
  • Touch strips for pitch bend (Functionality that changes the sound wave of what you play and then returns to its original state) and modulation
  • Octave selector switch
  • 4 Programmable knobs for midi (MIDI allows you to do such wonderful things as connect the keyboard to the computer, record a soundtrack and with certain programs pass with a click what you have played to musical notes in a score. MIDI tracks store information from musical notes) CC commands
  • 6 Programmable buttons for transportation functions or MIDI CC commands
  • 6.3 mm jack input for optional sustain pedal (The most important pedal of a piano or keyboard is the sustain pedal and is used to keep the note playing even if you stop pressing the key.) (maybe not included)
  • Power supply via USB; MIDI Out
  • Plug and play for Mac and PC
  • Dimensions: 1356 x 215 x 74 mm
  • Weight: 6.4 kg

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This keyboard usually has a price around 192.00 €

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Midiplus X-8 II vs Arturia Keystep

The keyboard Midiplus X-8 II is usually 81 € more expensive than Arturia Keystep.

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Midiplus X-8 II

Arturia Keystep

  • 88 Velocity-sensitive keys (half-weighted)
  • Touch strips for pitch bend and modulation
  • Octave selector switch
  • 4 Programmable knobs for MIDI CC commands
  • 6 Programmable buttons for transportation functions or MIDI CC commands
  • 6.3 mm jack input for optional sustain pedal (maybe not included)
  • Power supply via USB; MIDI Out
  • Plug and play for Mac and PC
  • Dimensions: 1356 x 215 x 74 mm
  • Weight: 6.4 kg
  • 32x Velocity-sensitive keys (Slimkey)
  • With aftertouch
  • Integrated polyphonic step sequencer
  • Up to 64 actions and 8 simultaneous records per step
  • 8-Mode Arpeggiator
  • Chord Play mode
  • Transport buttons
  • Pitch and modulation touch fader
  • Colour: White
  • Power connector
  • USB
  • MIDI In / Out
  • CV / gate output
  • Sync input and output
  • Sustain pedal input

And then a video of the keyboardArturia Keystep

If you want to know more about this option, click on the following link to see the Arturia Keystep review

Midiplus X-8 II vs M-Audio Keystation 88 MkII

The keyboard Midiplus X-8 II is usually 43 € more expensive than M-Audio Keystation 88 MkII, but the difference is so small that this can vary..

And then a video of the keyboard

Midiplus X-8 II

M-Audio Keystation 88 MkII

  • 88 Velocity-sensitive keys (half-weighted)
  • Touch strips for pitch bend and modulation
  • Octave selector switch
  • 4 Programmable knobs for MIDI CC commands
  • 6 Programmable buttons for transportation functions or MIDI CC commands
  • 6.3 mm jack input for optional sustain pedal (maybe not included)
  • Power supply via USB; MIDI Out
  • Plug and play for Mac and PC
  • Dimensions: 1356 x 215 x 74 mm
  • Weight: 6.4 kg
  • 88 Velocity-sensitive secrets
  • Transport switch for DAW control
  • Modulation wheel
  • Volume knob/control
  • Pitch wheel
  • Octave key
  • MIDI connection via USB and MIDI socket
  • Supports ipad Camera Connection Kit (available separately, maybe not included)
  • Connections: USB, 1 x MIDI, sustain pedal, phrase pedal (both 6.3 mm jack)
  • Power supply via USB slot or 9 V DC power adapter (optional, perhaps not included)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): approx. 1346 x 240 x 100 mm
  • Weight: approx. 7.30 kg
  • Including computer software: Eighty-Eight Ensemble plugin from SONiVOX – Virtual Steinway CD 327 concert piano, Ableton Live Lite – recording pc software

And then a video of the keyboardM-Audio Keystation 88 MkII

If you want to know more about this option, click on the following link to see the M-Audio Keystation 88 MkII review

Midiplus X-8 II vs Novation Impulse 49

The keyboard Midiplus X-8 IIis usually 30 € cheaper than Novation Impulse 49, but the difference is so small that this can vary..

And then a video of the keyboard

Midiplus X-8 II

Novation Impulse 49

  • 88 Velocity-sensitive keys (half-weighted)
  • Touch strips for pitch bend and modulation
  • Octave selector switch
  • 4 Programmable knobs for MIDI CC commands
  • 6 Programmable buttons for transportation functions or MIDI CC commands
  • 6.3 mm jack input for optional sustain pedal (maybe not included)
  • Power supply via USB; MIDI Out
  • Plug and play for Mac and PC
  • Dimensions: 1356 x 215 x 74 mm
  • Weight: 6.4 kg
  • 49 Keys
  • Semi-weighted action with aftertouch
  • Comprehensive DAW and plug-in control
  • 8x Backlit drum pads for designing arpeggios, rolling beats and establishing clips
  • 9x 55 mm Faders
  • 9 Mute / Solo buttons
  • 8 Encoders
  • 6 Transport settings
  • Pitch- and modulation wheel
  • 2 Octave / Transpose buttons
  • LCD display
  • USB connector
  • Expression- and sustain pedal connectors
  • MIDI I/O
  • Automap control pc software
  • Dimensions: 846 x 332 x 100 mm
  • body weight: 5 kg
  • Incl. Xcite+ Software Pack, Ableton Live Lite

And then a video of the keyboardNovation Impulse 49

If you want to know more about this option, click on the following link to see the Novation Impulse 49 review

Midiplus X-8 II vs Novation Launchkey 49 Mk2

The keyboard Midiplus X-8 IIis usually 3 € cheaper than Novation Launchkey 49 Mk2, but the difference is so small that this can vary..

And then a video of the keyboard

Midiplus X-8 II

Novation Launchkey 49 Mk2

  • 88 Velocity-sensitive keys (half-weighted)
  • Touch strips for pitch bend and modulation
  • Octave selector switch
  • 4 Programmable knobs for MIDI CC commands
  • 6 Programmable buttons for transportation functions or MIDI CC commands
  • 6.3 mm jack input for optional sustain pedal (maybe not included)
  • Power supply via USB; MIDI Out
  • Plug and play for Mac and PC
  • Dimensions: 1356 x 215 x 74 mm
  • Weight: 6.4 kg
  • 16 Velocity sensitive multicoloured drum pads with RGB LEDs
  • 2 Drum pad control buttons
  • 8 Knobs
  • 9 Sliders
  • LED show
  • Transport controls
  • Octave / Transpose buttons
  • Pitch- and modulation wheel
  • Backlit mode buttons
  • 8 Mute/Solo buttons
  • Connectors: USB + sustain pedal input
  • Dimensions: 770 x 81 x 270 mm
  • Weight: 3.1 kg
  • Incl. Novation V-Station and Bass facility Software, Loopmasters Sample-Pack and Ableton Live Lite

And then a video of the keyboardNovation Launchkey 49 Mk2

If you want to know more about this option, click on the following link to see the Novation Launchkey 49 Mk2 review

Where to buy the keyboard Midiplus X-8 II

Thomann

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  • Full warranty. If you have any problems, they take care of everything.
  • 100% reliable payment.
  • Leader in trouble-free shipping.
  • Usually Best price.
  • Best Reputation: They are the leading online store in Europe and have the best catalogue and information.

Amazon

  • Free Shipping and possibility of shipping in one day with Amazon Premium.
  • Full Guarantee but they are no experts in music equipment.
  • Sometimes better price.
  • He’s got worse stock than Thomann.

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