Top 10 Best Keyboard Controllers With Drum Pads
for May 2022

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AKAI Professional MPK Mini Play – USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With a Built in Speaker, 25 mini Keys, Drum Pads and 128 Instrument Sounds

AKAI Professional MPK Mini Play – USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With a Built in Speaker

25 mini Keys, Drum Pads and 128 Instrument Sounds

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

The MPC Production Experience - Includes MPC Beats Software complete with the finest features and essential production tools from the Akai Professional MPC Series

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Product Features

  • Tweak, Customize - 2 banks of 4 knobs (8 total) to tweak internal sounds or software parameters; In standalone mode control chorus, reverb, filter, EQ and envelope controls
  • Beat Maker Essential - 2 banks of 8 ultra-responsive backlit MIDI drum pads with Note Repeat and Full Level functions for drum machine style performance and music production
  • Pro Software Suite - Includes ProTools First, Akai Pro MPC Beats, AIR Music Tech Hybrid 3 and SONiVOX Wobble (downloads)
  • Standalone Piano Style Keyboard - Portable mini keyboard and USB MIDI controller with 25 velocity-sensitive synthesizer action keys, pitch/mod joystick control, plus 128 sounds and 10 drum kits
  • Play Anywhere - Built in speaker, 1/8-inch headphone output and battery powered specification (3 x AA batteries not included) for performing and producing on the go

Beat maker essential - 2 banks of 8 ultra-responsive backlit midi drum pads with note repeat and full level functions for drum machine style performance and music production Pro software suite - includes protools first, akai pro mpc beats, air music tech hybrid 3 and sonivox wobble (downloads) Tweak, customize - 2 banks of 4 knobs (8 total) to tweak internal sounds or software parameters; in standalone mode control chorus, reverb, filter, eq and envelope controls Play anywhere - built in speaker, 1/8-inch headphone output and battery powered specification (3 x aa batteries not included) for performing and producing on the go Standalone piano style keyboard - portable mini keyboard and usb midi controller with 25 velocity-sensitive synthesizer action keys, pitch/mod joystick control, plus 128 sounds and 10 drum kits

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AKAI PROFESSIONAL MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software Included (Black)

AKAI PROFESSIONAL MPK Mini MK3

25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software Included (Black)

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Total Control of your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes

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Product Features

  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential - USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat and Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer / DAW controls
  • 1500 plus Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production - Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB of sound content

The mpc experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive mpc-style midi beat pads with note repeat and full level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer / daw controls Complete command of your virtual instruments and fx - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more Music production and beat maker essential - usb powered midi controller with 25 mini midi keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production 1500 plus sounds and everything you need for pro production - complete music production starter kit including mpc beats, 6 virtual instruments and 2gb of sound content

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Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Drum Pads, 8 Assignable Q-Link Knobs and Pro Software Suite Included

Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Drum Pads

8 Assignable Q-Link Knobs and Pro Software Suite Included

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Crammed full of all the features you need to play and edit musical ideas

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Product Features

  • 1400 Sounds and Everything You Need For Pro Production: Production software package for Mac and PC included: Akai Pro MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Wobble, and Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech (downloads)
  • Dedicated buttons for Note Repeat, Full Level, and Octave Up and Down
  • Compact keyboard controller easily fits backpack and studio production desk (12.4" long, 1.6 lbs)
  • Powered by USB connection to computer, with free virtual-instrument download packages
  • 25-synth-action mini-keys, 8 velocity-sensitive rubber drum pads with two banks, and eight assignable control knobs

Compact keyboard controller easily fits backpack and studio production desk (12.4" long, 1.6 lbs) Dedicated buttons for note repeat, full level, and octave up and down Powered by usb connection to computer, with free virtual-instrument download packages 1400 sounds and everything you need for pro production: production software package for mac and pc included: akai pro mpc essentials, sonivox wobble, and hybrid 3 by air music tech (downloads) 25-synth-action mini-keys, 8 velocity-sensitive rubber drum pads with two banks, and eight assignable control knobs

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Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller Music Mini Key With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 4 Knobs 4 control faders MIDI Controller BLACK

Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller Music Mini Key With 8 Backlit Drum Pads

4 Knobs 4 control faders MIDI Controller BLACK

by Donner
What We like

Synth-action keysPremium MIDI controller with 25 expressive synth-action keys.8 Hyper-Sensitive backlit pads make drum beats. USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed.

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Product Features

  • AIR-Touch: Touch BarOctave Up and Down Touch Bar let you access the full MIDI keyboard range and Pitch and modulation deliver expressive, creative control. Assignable Touch Bar, can be assigned to send Control Change message (hereinafter called the CC) or Pitch Bend Change message (hereinafter called the Pitch).
  • Ultra-thin design and portabilityUSB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for beat maker, studio production, virtual synthesizer control.
  • 4 Program PresetsFour programmable memory banks for instant recall of personal control preferences.This MIDI controller offers 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable Sliders interface with your music software.
  • TRANSPORT & NAVIGATIONWorks with all music production equipment. Navigate your projects: The 6 dedicated transport buttons are always within reach and mapped to control Cycle, Rewind, Forward, Stop, Play and Record.

4 program presetsfour programmable memory banks for instant recall of personal control preferences.this midi controller offers 4 assignable knobs and 4 assignable sliders interface with your music software. Air-touch: touch baroctave up and down touch bar let you access the full midi keyboard range and pitch and modulation deliver expressive, creative control. assignable touch bar, can be assigned to send control change message (hereinafter called the cc) or pitch bend change message (hereinafter called the pitch). Transport & navigationworks with all music production equipment. navigate your projects: the 6 dedicated transport buttons are always within reach and mapped to control cycle, rewind, forward, stop, play and record. Ultra-thin design and portabilityusb powered midi controller with 25 mini midi keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for beat maker, studio production, virtual synthesizer control.

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Midi Controller,25 Keys USB Midi Keyboard Controller with 8 Drum Pad Beat Maker,LIEKE PANDA MINI

LIEKE Midi Controller

25 Keys USB Midi Keyboard Controller with 8 Drum Pad Beat Maker,LIEKE PANDA MINI

by LIEKE
What We like

Best choice for music lovers:Our midi controllers are easy to use, so you can easily create your own music and realize your musical dreams.

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Product Features

  • Package Includes:1*MIDI Controller,1* USB Cable, 1*Instruction.
  • Designed for beginners25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable control knobs, 4 assignable control sliders and 4 banks for different settings. 8 control buttons: CC Mod, Mod, Bank, Program, Pitch down / Pitch up, Octave down / Octave up.
  • Portable USB midi controller,capture your musical inspiration anytime, anywhere. No driver required, plug and play.compatible with Win10/Win8/Win7/WinXP/Win Vista,Mac and iOS.
  • 8 Trigger pads with velocity and assignable to controllers.Hold CC MODE and OCTAVE DOWN or OCTAVE UP to select the backlit RGB color of 8 pads.

8 trigger pads with velocity and assignable to controllers.hold cc mode and octave down or octave up to select the backlit rgb color of 8 pads. Portable usb midi controller,capture your musical inspiration anytime, anywhere. no driver required, plug and play.compatible with win10/win8/win7/winxp/win vista,mac and ios. Package includes:1*midi controller,1* usb cable, 1*instruction. Designed for beginners25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable control knobs, 4 assignable control sliders and 4 banks for different settings. 8 control buttons: cc mod, mod, bank, program, pitch down / pitch up, octave down / octave up.

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Alesis VI49 - 49 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with, 16 Drum Pads, 12 Assignable Knobs, 36 Buttons and 5-Pin MIDI Out, Production Software Included

Alesis VI49

49 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with, 16 Drum Pads, 12 Assignable Knobs, 36 Buttons and 5-Pin MIDI Out, Production Software Included

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Production software included: Ableton Live Lite and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (downloads). USB-powered and plug-and-play support for Mac and PC

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Product Features

  • 36 assignable buttons and 12 assignable knobs interface with your music software. Seamless visual feedback via LED screen and illuminated buttons and knobs
  • Manipulate plugins and virtual instruments with hands-on controls. With VI49, you can open and close filters on virtual synthesizers, adjust volume levels in your mix, activate effects, and much more
  • 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated RGB feedback for beat production and clip launching. Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
  • MIDI Keyboard with 49 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with after touch. USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI Out offer flexible MIDI connectivity

36 assignable buttons and 12 assignable knobs interface with your music software. seamless visual feedback via led screen and illuminated buttons and knobs Manipulate plugins and virtual instruments with hands-on controls. with vi49, you can open and close filters on virtual synthesizers, adjust volume levels in your mix, activate effects, and much more 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated rgb feedback for beat production and clip launching. pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control Midi keyboard with 49 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with after touch. usb midi and 5-pin midi out offer flexible midi connectivity

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Vangoa Worlde Panda MINI Portable 25 Keys USB Keyboard MIDI Controller with Colorful Drum Pad

Vangoa Worlde Panda MINI Portable 25 Keys USB Keyboard MIDI Controller with Colorful Drum Pad

by Vangoa
What We like

1. 8 RGB backlit pads with high quality velocity & pressure sensitive performance and can be assigned easily as pads, MIDI CC buttons or Program change switches.

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Product Features

  • 2. 7 different colors available. Hold CC MODE and OCTAVE DOWN or OCTAVE UP to select the backlit RGB color of 8 pads. The pads can display 7 colors at the same time, once can only show one color.
  • 3. 25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable control knobs, 4 assignable control sliders and 4 banks for different settings. 8 control buttons: CC Mod, Mod, Bank, Program, Pitch down / Pitch up, Octave down / Octave up.
  • 4. USB interface, adaptable to USB 2.0(FULL SPEED). Power is supplied by USB.

2. 7 different colors available. hold cc mode and octave down or octave up to select the backlit rgb color of 8 pads. the pads can display 7 colors at the same time, once can only show one color. 4. usb interface, adaptable to usb 2.0(full speed). power is supplied by usb. 3. 25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable control knobs, 4 assignable control sliders and 4 banks for different settings. 8 control buttons: cc mod, mod, bank, program, pitch down / pitch up, octave down / octave up.

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Worlde 25 Key USB Portable Tuna Mini MIDI Keyboard MIDI Controller with 8 Knobs, 8 Drum Pads, 8 Faders, Wood Imitation Rim, Pedal Interface, for Mac and PC

Vangoa Worlde 25 Key USB Portable Tuna Mini MIDI Keyboard MIDI Controller with 8 Knobs

8 Drum Pads, 8 Faders, Wood Imitation Rim, Pedal Interface, for Mac and PC

by Worlde
What We like

[Fashionable Look] Elegant white panel with imitation wood sides has firm&comfortable hand feel. It is suitable for any occasion and budget-limited students, beginners, midi lovers

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Product Features

  • [Pretty Convenient] 1.1lb, 14.6 x 7.4 inch- born for standout mobility. It is convenient for taking anywhere you go for inspiration. Everything needed for creating is all included in the compact size, USB powered, easily plug&play
  • [Dazzling Music Light Show] 8 force-sensing drum pads(total 16 virtual pads) set toa 8 RGB backlit with a distinct visual identity. Provide the audience with a colorful vibrant music scene
  • [Multiple User-defined] Pitch&modulation Touch Bar sensing precisely, adjust smoothly. Up to 8 assignable sliders, 8 anti-slip 360 degrees rotate knobs ensure limitless music control, give you more freedom
  • [Velocity sensitive] 25 mini keys have 3 velocity-sensitive to meet requirements, respond precisely. Easy to shift the range +/- 4 octaves for richer perform. Pedal connectable, livening your creation up to be more touching

[pretty convenient] 1.1lb, 14.6 x 7.4 inch- born for standout mobility. it is convenient for taking anywhere you go for inspiration. everything needed for creating is all included in the compact size, usb powered, easily plug&play [dazzling music light show] 8 force-sensing drum pads(total 16 virtual pads) set toa 8 rgb backlit with a distinct visual identity. provide the audience with a colorful vibrant music scene [velocity sensitive] 25 mini keys have 3 velocity-sensitive to meet requirements, respond precisely. easy to shift the range +/- 4 octaves for richer perform. pedal connectable, livening your creation up to be more touching [multiple user-defined] pitch&modulation touch bar sensing precisely, adjust smoothly. up to 8 assignable sliders, 8 anti-slip 360 degrees rotate knobs ensure limitless music control, give you more freedom

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Vangoa Worlde TUNA MINI 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with Drum Pads, 8 RGB Backlit Beat Pads, 8 Knobs, 8 Faders, White

Vangoa Worlde TUNA MINI 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with Drum Pads

8 RGB Backlit Beat Pads, 8 Knobs, 8 Faders, White

by Vangoa
What We like

[Beyond Expection] Elegant white panel with wood grain finish sides. Pitch and mod touch strip have a smoothy feel and highly responsive, greatly deliver expressive, creative control. It considerately comes with a manual and USB MIDI cable for beginners

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Product Features

  • [25 Velocity-sensitive Keys] 3 velocity curves, 1 constant velocity are adjustable to find the perfect fits for you, mini size keys offer the ultra-portable ability, merely 1.1lb compact design for handy carrying with you anywhere for inspiration, 4 Octave buttons offer access to full keyboard range
  • [Great Compatibility] Compatible with Win10/8/Win7/XP/Vista, Mac OSX, able to be pair with most mainstream DAWs, foot pedal connectable. It is easily connected to iOS & Android via OTG cable(not included) for any time use
  • [8 Assignable knobs&faders] Doubled the control to meet all your requirement for performing and producing. Infinite Knob gives an endless turn for larger data adjustment, high-quality faders with friction offer a great feel, run nicely smooth for sound control
  • [8 RGB Backlit Drum Pad] 2 banks of 8 beat pads with a softer and more sensitive touch for drum beats. With its editor, you can easily change to colorful lights or assign more functions to make much freedom for finger drumming

[great compatibility] compatible with win10/8/win7/xp/vista, mac osx, able to be pair with most mainstream daws, foot pedal connectable. it is easily connected to ios & android via otg cable(not included) for any time use [25 velocity-sensitive keys] 3 velocity curves, 1 constant velocity are adjustable to find the perfect fits for you, mini size keys offer the ultra-portable ability, merely 1.1lb compact design for handy carrying with you anywhere for inspiration, 4 octave buttons offer access to full keyboard range [8 rgb backlit drum pad] 2 banks of 8 beat pads with a softer and more sensitive touch for drum beats. with its editor, you can easily change to colorful lights or assign more functions to make much freedom for finger drumming [8 assignable knobs&faders] doubled the control to meet all your requirement for performing and producing. infinite knob gives an endless turn for larger data adjustment, high-quality faders with friction offer a great feel, run nicely smooth for sound control

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Midi Keyboard,Portable 25 Keys USB Midi Controller Keyboard with 8 Drum Pads Beat Maker&Arpeggiator ,LIEKE Panda MINI II

LIEKE Midi Keyboard

Portable 25 Keys USB Midi Controller Keyboard with 8 Drum Pads Beat Maker&Arpeggiator, LIEKE Panda MINI II

by LIEKE
What We like

Powerful and creative Arpeggiator for generating ideas quickly.Pedal connectable,Give you more creative freedom

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Product Features

  • 8 RGB backlit pads and Pitch&Modulation Touch Strip,can be assigned easily as pads, MIDI notes.
  • Portable midi Keyboard controller-PANDA MINI II ,capture your musical inspiration anytime, anywhere. No driver required, plug and play.Compatible with Win XP/7/8/10/Vista and Mac OSX
  • Rich Features to meet your needs-25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable rotary knobs, 4 assignable control sliders.
  • Package Includes:1*MIDI Controller,1* USB Cable,1*3.5mmTRS MIDI Cable,1*Instruction.

8 rgb backlit pads and pitch&modulation touch strip,can be assigned easily as pads, midi notes. Package includes:1*midi controller,1* usb cable,1*3.5mmtrs midi cable,1*instruction. Portable midi keyboard controller-panda mini ii ,capture your musical inspiration anytime, anywhere. no driver required, plug and play.compatible with win xp/7/8/10/vista and mac osx Rich features to meet your needs-25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity. 4 assignable rotary knobs, 4 assignable control sliders.

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