Top 10 Best Music Controllers
for May 2022

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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).
  • 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.
  • 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). 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. Ultra-thin design and portabilityusb powered midi controller with 25 mini midi keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for beat maker, studio production, virtual synthesizer control. 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.

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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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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

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RGBZONE DC12-24V 24 Keys Iron Shell Wireless IR Remote Control Music Sound Controller for 5050 3528 RGB LED Strip Light

RGBZONE DC12-24V 24 Keys Iron Shell Wireless IR Remote Control Music Sound Controller for 5050 3528 RGB LED Strip Light

by RGBZONE
What We like

With infrared wireless remote control, very easy to control RGB LED strips.

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Product Features

  • Color changes with the beat of music.
  • Adjustable brightness, dynamic playing speed and sound receiving sensitivity.
  • For control of LED RGB strips or other products with 12/24V DC operating voltage
  • Wide input voltage and high power output.

For control of led rgb strips or other products with 12/24v dc operating voltage Color changes with the beat of music. Wide input voltage and high power output. Adjustable brightness, dynamic playing speed and sound receiving sensitivity.

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AKAI Professional APC Mini | Portable USB MIDI Controller For Ableton Live With 64-Clip Buttons and MIDI Mixer for Music Production and Performance

AKAI Professional APC Mini

Portable USB MIDI Controller For Ableton Live With 64-Clip Buttons and MIDI Mixer for Music Production and Performance

by inMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Everything You Need - Comprehensive production software package for Mac and PC included: Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech, and Toolroom artist launch packs (downloads)

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Product Features

  • Tweak Your Sound - Seamlessly map APC Mini's controls to virtual effect and instrument parameters for expressive, immersive performances
  • Jam, Compose, Create - 8x8 MIDI clip matrix with tri-color lighting seamlessly integrates 1-to-1 with Ableton Live - perfect for clip launching, sampling / sample triggering and more
  • Complete Control Ultra portable USB MIDI Controller for Ableton Live, perfect for mobile music performance and production
  • Simple Setup - USB-powered and plug-and-play setup for Mac and PC
  • Integrated MIDI Mixer - 8 assignable faders + 1 master fader instantly map to Ableton live's mixer for hands-on mix control

Complete control ultra portable usb midi controller for ableton live, perfect for mobile music performance and production Jam, compose, create - 8x8 midi clip matrix with tri-color lighting seamlessly integrates 1-to-1 with ableton live - perfect for clip launching, sampling / sample triggering and more Tweak your sound - seamlessly map apc mini's controls to virtual effect and instrument parameters for expressive, immersive performances Integrated midi mixer - 8 assignable faders + 1 master fader instantly map to ableton live's mixer for hands-on mix control Simple setup - usb-powered and plug-and-play setup for mac and pc

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WORLDE 25 Key MIDI Controller, Portable USB MIDI Keyboard Controller, Music Production Equipment with 16 RGB Backlit Trigger Pads 8 Assignable Control Knobs

WORLDE 25 Key MIDI Controller

Portable USB MIDI Keyboard Controller, Music Production Equipment with 16 RGB Backlit Trigger Pads 8 Assignable Control Knobs

by WORLDE
What We like

Powerful and creative Arpeggiator for generating ideas quickly; Fixed Chord mode; Brilliant OLED display for immediate parameter setting.

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Product Features

  • 16 high quality velocity & pressure sensitive performance pads with RGB backlit, can be assigned easily as pads, MIDI note buttons.
  • 6.35mm standard sustain pedal jack, compatible with switch pedal; you can also connect to your hardware with the standard 3.5mm TRS MIDI Out jack.
  • 25 velocity sensitive mini-keys, with 3 velocity curve and 1 constant velocity; 8 Assignable rotary knobs, each can be edited by user.
  • 2 touch sensors of dynamic pitch bend and modulation touch strips; Play and record transport control buttons.

16 high quality velocity & pressure sensitive performance pads with rgb backlit, can be assigned easily as pads, midi note buttons. 2 touch sensors of dynamic pitch bend and modulation touch strips; play and record transport control buttons. 6.35mm standard sustain pedal jack, compatible with switch pedal; you can also connect to your hardware with the standard 3.5mm trs midi out jack. 25 velocity sensitive mini-keys, with 3 velocity curve and 1 constant velocity; 8 assignable rotary knobs, each can be edited by user.

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ALITOVE WS2812B Controller Bluetooth Music Sync WS2811 Addressable RGB LED Controller with RF Remote Dual Signal Output DC 5V~24V for SK6812 WS2812 SM16703 1903 3Pin Dream Color LED Pixel Strip Lights

ALITOVE WS2812B Controller Bluetooth Music Sync WS2811 Addressable RGB LED Controller with RF Remote Dual Signal Output DC 5V~24V for SK6812 WS2812 SM16703 1903 3Pin Dream Color LED Pixel Strip Lights

by ALITOVE
What We like

3 Control Ways, 2 Output Channels Designed with three control ways: Phone Bluetooth App, RF Remote and control box. Comes with two independent signals output channels, which can be controlled individually or together. IOS 10.0 or Android 4.4 or later versions required. Search " BanlanX " app in App Store/Google Play or scan the QR code to install.

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Product Features

  • Wide Compatibility DC 5V~24V wide working voltage. Support common 5~24V addressable LEDlights with 3-pin JST connectors, such as WS2812B, WS2811, SK6812, SK6812-RGBW, UCS1903, SM16703, etc. Please calibrate R/G/B sequence before use if needed. Save user setting when power off; reverse connection protection.
  • 9 Lighting Scenes, Timer Function You can choose 9 favourite color effects and save to the lighting scenes, rename them and call them by the mobile app or RF remote controller. By setting up timer function, your lights will light up with your favourite color in a specified time. (Timing events will be deleted when the controller is powered down.)
  • Music Sync ControlWith built-in highly sensitive mic, the controller will capture ambient music and synchronize your lights to the beat of any song whether you want to get crazy party started or indulge in the exciting, intense computer game playing. 12 kinds music-sync color effects are available. Let color dance to the music.
  • Vivid Beautiful Color Effects Built-in 36 dynamic modes, such as rainbow, twinkle star, fire, stacking,comet, wave,chasing, gradient, wiping, breathing, rhythm spectrum, beat ejection, pulse, ripple, etc. By adjusting color ring or R/G/B value, you can obtain 16 millions static colors. You can also set speed, brightness, color, direction and effect length for specific effect.

Vivid beautiful color effects built-in 36 dynamic modes, such as rainbow, twinkle star, fire, stacking,comet, wave,chasing, gradient, wiping, breathing, rhythm spectrum, beat ejection, pulse, ripple, etc. by adjusting color ring or r/g/b value, you can obtain 16 millions static colors. you can also set speed, brightness, color, direction and effect length for specific effect. 9 lighting scenes, timer function you can choose 9 favourite color effects and save to the lighting scenes, rename them and call them by the mobile app or rf remote controller. by setting up timer function, your lights will light up with your favourite color in a specified time. (timing events will be deleted when the controller is powered down.) Wide compatibility dc 5v~24v wide working voltage. support common 5~24v addressable ledlights with 3-pin jst connectors, such as ws2812b, ws2811, sk6812, sk6812-rgbw, ucs1903, sm16703, etc. please calibrate r/g/b sequence before use if needed. save user setting when power off; reverse connection protection. Music sync controlwith built-in highly sensitive mic, the controller will capture ambient music and synchronize your lights to the beat of any song whether you want to get crazy party started or indulge in the exciting, intense computer game playing. 12 kinds music-sync color effects are available. let color dance to the music.

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BTF-LIGHTING Digital Addressable Led Strip Music Controller X2(X1 Updated Version) for WS2811 WS2812B 6803 WS2813 WS2815 LED Strip DC5V-24V

BTF-LIGHTING Digital Addressable Led Strip Music Controller X2(X1 Updated Version) for WS2811 WS2812B 6803 WS2813 WS2815 LED Strip DC5V-24V

by BTF-LIGHTING Teachnology Co., Limited
What We like

It's multi-function wireless touch remote control,Used conveniently at night with LED backlight.The remote control distance can up to 20 meters.It can feel the Music melody without 3.5MM Audio Input Port. this is the video https://youtu.be/12I5KySW8ZQ

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Product Features

  • Every music program is adjusted. Not every music programs jump height is according to the music Rhythm .the user manual will show you every music program description and remark.
  • Different music program has different lighting effect .For example 2001/2002/2003 music program .Its jump Height is according to Music Rhythm ,Audio Volume and the Audio Sensitive Knob on the receiver.If you want to have a better effect you should read the user manual.
  • 3.5MM Audio Input Port/Built-in Mic. There are will be up to 27 types music-controlling mode and 14 type NO-MUSIC control mode,free to switch.Make sure your led strip has the required IC.

Every music program is adjusted. not every music programs jump height is according to the music rhythm .the user manual will show you every music program description and remark. Different music program has different lighting effect .for example 2001/2002/2003 music program .its jump height is according to music rhythm ,audio volume and the audio sensitive knob on the receiver.if you want to have a better effect you should read the user manual. 3.5mm audio input port/built-in mic. there are will be up to 27 types music-controlling mode and 14 type no-music control mode,free to switch.make sure your led strip has the required ic.

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RTNLIT LED Music Controller 24 Keys Wireless IR Remote DC 12V-24V RGB Controller for 5050 3528 RGB LED Strip Light

RTNLIT LED Music Controller 24 Keys Wireless IR Remote DC 12V-24V RGB Controller for 5050 3528 RGB LED Strip Light

by RTNLIT
What We like

With infrared wireless remote control, very easy to control RGB LED strips. Adjustable brightness, dynamic playing speed and sound receiving sensitivity.

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Product Features

  • This sound sensitive music sound RGB controller picks up sound well when you have it near a speaker, and the color changes with the beat of music.
  • For control of LED RGB strips or other products with 12/24V DC operating voltage.
  • 2 music mode include 3 function: Single color; Flashing and Beat sound-control function.

This sound sensitive music sound rgb controller picks up sound well when you have it near a speaker, and the color changes with the beat of music. 2 music mode include 3 function: single color; flashing and beat sound-control function. For control of led rgb strips or other products with 12/24v dc operating voltage.

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Xunata AC 110-130V 1500W Bluetooth Music IR Remote Control RGB Controller with 24Key Remote for 5050 2835 LED Neon Rope Strip Light

Xunata AC 110-130V 1500W Bluetooth Music IR Remote Control RGB Controller with 24Key Remote for 5050 2835 LED Neon Rope Strip Light

by XUNATA
What We like

Ideal atmosphere maker for different occasions, like residential design, architecture curtain wall, outdoor advertising, Christmas holiday lighting,tree lighting, car or motor DIY, public sign such as pub or bar Ads, warm festival or glaring party decoration.

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Product Features

  • With 16 millions of light colors and 20 built-in dynamic modes, you can choose Timer function, Music control function, MIC function, Group control function and custom color function.
  • This is AC110V-130V RGB controller, only for AC110V-130V high voltage led strips, not low voltage DC12 / 24V LED strip power adapter, please do not connect any DC product.
  • Easy to control and extremely convenient. Bluetooth music Control 20 keys wireless IR high-voltage RGB controller, cell phone control color changing, You can adjust brightness, lighting speed ,color changing effects and and set time via your smart-phone or the controller. AC110V Input, output 750W max. Applicable to 110VAC 50 Meters (164ft) RGB color changing high voltage flexible led light strips (Wire order: G, V+, R, B)
  • Our Bluetooth Remote controller supports IOS 6.0 or above and Android 4.0 or above, can be used in most intelligent devices like iPod, iPad, iPhone, iMac, Samsung, HTC, Nokia and so on.

This is ac110v-130v rgb controller, only for ac110v-130v high voltage led strips, not low voltage dc12 / 24v led strip power adapter, please do not connect any dc product. Easy to control and extremely convenient. bluetooth music control 20 keys wireless ir high-voltage rgb controller, cell phone control color changing, you can adjust brightness, lighting speed ,color changing effects and and set time via your smart-phone or the controller. ac110v input, output 750w max. applicable to 110vac 50 meters (164ft) rgb color changing high voltage flexible led light strips (wire order: g, v+, r, b) With 16 millions of light colors and 20 built-in dynamic modes, you can choose timer function, music control function, mic function, group control function and custom color function. Our bluetooth remote controller supports ios 6.0 or above and android 4.0 or above, can be used in most intelligent devices like ipod, ipad, iphone, imac, samsung, htc, nokia and so on.

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10FT 20FT 50FT 100FT 120FT 150FT 160FT 180FT 200FT 12V 60LEDs/M IP65 Waterproof RGB SMD 5050 LED Strip Light Flexible w/ Music Sensed Controller & Power Supply (50)

Generic 10FT 20FT 50FT 100FT 120FT 150FT 160FT 180FT 200FT 12V 60LEDs/M IP65 Waterproof RGB SMD 5050 LED Strip Light Flexible w/ Music Sensed Controller & Power Supply (50)

by BeiRui
What We like

Easy to intall & DIY- Can be cut each interval 6 LEDs, and use double sided adhesive tape or mounting clips & screws to stick the strip light on Bedroom, Dining/Liveing Romm, Kitchen, Upstairs, Porch, Party, Wedding, Under Cabinet, Hotel, Club, Shopping Mall, Ceiling Crow Molding, Garage, Gazebos and Railing, Patio, Hallway, Deck, Balcony, Terrace, Pool Cage, Rooftop Outdoor and Indoor

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Product Features

  • Multi-Color- You can control a variety of colour, brightness and dynamic color change modes
  • Music Sync- The strip light can be set to dance with music beat when choosing music function
  • All in One Kit- The whole kit comes with a 50Ft single run waterproof strip light + 1x RF remote & controller + 1x power suppply (standard US plug) + mounting clips & screws + double sided adhesive tape + 90 degree L shaped connectors

Music sync- the strip light can be set to dance with music beat when choosing music function All in one kit- the whole kit comes with a 50ft single run waterproof strip light + 1x rf remote & controller + 1x power suppply (standard us plug) + mounting clips & screws + double sided adhesive tape + 90 degree l shaped connectors Multi-color- you can control a variety of colour, brightness and dynamic color change modes

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