For creating music with computers, you need a keyboard and other features to control yours music software. Arturia has a great selection covering most needs and situations, whether you work in the studio, on stage, at home, or want to be portable. Of course you can also control other MIDI products with them. You can also find step-sequencers in this category to control your analog synths and connect them with computers and to control other MIDI equipment.
Beatstep Main Features
16 backlit pads : Red = MIDI CC mode, Blue = SEQ mode, Velocity and pressure sensitive pads
16 assignable encoders with 2 modes, MIDI CC, NRPN/RPN
Transport Buttons: Sends MIDI clock with Start/Stop (internal sync), Sends MMC play and stop messages.
Data Dial: Volume MIDI CC7 – Control Mode, Rate – in SEQUENCE mode, Seq Transpose – SHIFT+Data Dial
MIDI CC mode – RED LEDS
16 user presets
Step Sequencer – BLUE LEDS, 16 user step sequences, Step play modes: Forward, Reverse, Alternate > <, Random, Time divisions , 1/4th, 1/8th, 1/16th, 1/32nd, Internal or External Sync, Direct MIDI channel select, Pattern Length = 1 -16 steps, Sysex functions, Swing 50%-75%, Gate Time, Legato playback mode, User Scale setting
Connectivity: Mini USB in/out (DC in for standalone operation), 3.5mm MIDI output, 3.5mm CV & Gate outputs