Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

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Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by shuutobi » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:04 pm

Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller with at least 1 cc wheel?

Studio Logic Numa Nero
Doepfer LMK2+

Any other contenders?

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Re: Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by alonso » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:10 pm

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Re: Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by shuutobi » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:11 pm

I believe that one is a balanced fully weighted hammer action master controller. :(

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Re: Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by wehkah » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:18 pm

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Re: Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by shuutobi » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:27 pm

wehkah wrote:chkdsk out :)

http://www.m-audio.com/products/en_us/Oxygen88.html

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Hmmm...

I wonder if all controllers mentioned in this thread are made in China... (Pretty sure the m-audio is)
If the Doepfer or Numa Nero are not, that would justify the extra cost to me. If they are all Chinese made and felt the same, I'd just get the M-Audio. Hmm.

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Re: Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by wehkah » Sat Jan 08, 2011 10:41 pm

what makes the difference?
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Re: Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by shuutobi » Sat Jan 08, 2011 11:47 pm

As far as purchasing something Chinese?

I have started to eliminate purchases of products made in countries that have abysmal trade ratios with my own country.
Not to say a big part of the problem is that my country practically produces nothing... That needs to change, so I vote with my money, and buy Domestic whenever possible as well.

Unless there are no alternatives... Cells phones, e.g., all made in China.

Americans are so focused on cheap/disposable, rather than lasting quality and repairability... This creates a huge ecological impact. (As a side note I could give a shit about the Earth, it'll be fine, but WE have to live on it.)

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Re: Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by shuutobi » Sat Jan 08, 2011 11:51 pm

wehkah wrote:what makes the difference?
If you meant about balanced and graduated?

Balanced has the same feeling across the board, while graduated is more like a real piano.

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Re: Best 88 key graduated hammer action master controller?

Post by dancerchris » Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:32 am

These controllers have a poor feel. IMO nothing really beats the hammer action on the equipped Yamaha keyboards. They are the best. I use an S08 as a controller and it works great! Any of the others have the same great piano feel. Try them out for yourself.

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