Re: [AH] Question: Doepfer Keyboard or Axiom?

From David Bartz
Sent Sun, Apr 13th 2008, 03:49

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I have to say that I got an Axiom and sold it.  I thought the keyboard 
action was better in the store, but it turned out to be very chunky in 
practice.  the controls, wheels (love 'em!), all else is very cool.  but 
the keyboard action itself wasn't right to my touch. wrote:
> I'm seeking some advice regarding which is the best keyboard
> controller to acquire for use with a big Doepfer modular in the
> 'under $600' category...
> a. The new Doepfer A-100 CV/Gate keyboard, with the 3 CV
> outs for pitch, velocity and aftertouch. (about $550+shipping)
> or,
> b.  The Axiom 49 or 60 midi controller with a midi interface like the
> A-190 MCVS
> ?? What I don't understand is how the midi keyboard controller can
> be assigned to anything more than one analog control parameter?
> So, as attractive all those Axiom knobs and pads are.. how can it
> be used with a big modular? ..with a bunch more A-190's?
> Thanks.
> GP



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