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M-Audio Code MIDI Keyboard Controller
Black 49 Key
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The Code MIDI Keyboard Controller combines all the production power and performance you need to get the most from your music software and MIDI gear. ...Click To Read More About This Product
6-Month* financing available.
Robust control over your DAW and virtual instruments.
The Code MIDI Keyboard Controller combines all the production power and performance you need to get the most from your music software and MIDI gear. It has an all-new custom keybed for natural playability with aftertouch.
There are 16 RGB velocity-sensitive backlit pads and you can split the keyboard into four assignable zones to maximize the flexibility and functionality of your setup. The buttons, knobs and faders are also color-coded to indicate what mode they’re in so there’s no confusion, no guessing.
Comprehensive controls map to popular DAWs, plus you get unrestricted access to some of the best creative tools—Ableton Live Lite, AIR Music Technology Loom and Hybrid 3.0—all included with the Code 49.
Full-size, velocity-sensitive keys with aftertouch
16 velocity-sensitive pads with completely assignable RGB
LEDs, Note, and CC values
Touch X/Y pad for unique control of virtual instrument and
Assignable pitch & mod wheels, knobs, faders, buttons
(with macro ASCII support) and transport control with Mackie Control® and HUI® modes give you control of your DAW, virtual instruments and effect plugins
Split keyboard with four assignable zones for quick access
to multiple virtual instruments at once
Included software: Ableton Live Lite, AIR Music Technology Loom and Hybrid 3.0 and editor software for Mac and PC
5-pin MIDI Input and Output jacks allowing you to control
your favorite synths
Volume and sustain pedal inputs
6-digit LED display
USB-bus-powered for portability and ease of use
For an affordable, powerful controller, the Code is among the most attractive products available. Order one soon.
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.
Reviewed by 1 customer
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- 16 pads
- Big readout
- fits on desktop better than others
- keys and controls feel good
- MIDI in and out not just USB
- under 10 lbs.
- very colorful
- Function key controls missing on black model.
- keyboard keys not level to each other
- Manufacturer not committed to customer.
- No power supply with keyboard
- X/Y pad indented too much cannot touch edge
Comments about M-Audio Code MIDI Keyboard Controller:
I purchased this keyboard with much skepticism. In the past, the M-Audio stuff has come out strong, but quickly suffers from cheap materials and poor quality control. I have seen their keyboards with broken keys, missing knobs, non functioning buttons, for many years. I need a gigging keyboard that can take a beating. This has all of the features I need, including aftertouch, but it hasn't left my studio yet. The keys feel great, although they are not all level. The black code keyboard doesn't have the edit keys screen printing above the first two octaves, as does the white code models. This is a slight annoyance since I have to refer to the manual, either on line or the poorly printed documentation, to figure out how to save parameters mostly, but all other edit key functions. I emailed M-Audio, and they basically told me that there are no plans to provide a simple sticker so that I can easily access these keys, or that I am an important customer. Hence the review.
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