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1 Arturia BeatStep USB/MIDI/CV Controller and Sequencer Arturia BeatStep USB/MIDI/CV Controller and Sequencer
2 AKAI Professional MIDImix - USB MIDI Controller Mixer with Assignable Faders & Master Fader, 24... AKAI Professional MIDImix - USB MIDI Controller Mixer with Assignable Faders & Master Fader, 24... No ratings yet
3 AKAI Professional LPD8 - USB MIDI Controller with 8 Responsive RGB MPC Drum Pads for Mac and PC, 8... AKAI Professional LPD8 - USB MIDI Controller with 8 Responsive RGB MPC Drum Pads for Mac and PC,... No ratings yet
4 Btuty Portable Mini USB 9 Slim-Line Control MIDI Controller Keyboard Controller Btuty Portable Mini USB 9 Slim-Line Control MIDI Controller Keyboard Controller No ratings yet
5 Novation Launch Control XL MkII, Ableton Live Controller, Black Novation Launch Control XL MkII, Ableton Live Controller, Black No ratings yet
6 Korg, 1-Key Midi Controller (NANOKON2WH),White Korg, 1-Key Midi Controller (NANOKON2WH),White No ratings yet
7 Icon i-Controls - Potable 9-Fader MIDI Controller Icon i-Controls - Potable 9-Fader MIDI Controller No ratings yet
8 Khanka Hard Travel Case Replacement for Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller Music Mini Key With 8... Khanka Hard Travel Case Replacement for Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller Music Mini Key With... No ratings yet
9 AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8... AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8... No ratings yet
10 AKAI Professional MPD218 - USB MIDI Controller with 16 MPC Drum Pads, 6 Assignable Knobs, Note... AKAI Professional MPD218 - USB MIDI Controller with 16 MPC Drum Pads, 6 Assignable Knobs, Note... No ratings yet
11 midiplus AKM322 mini size 32 keys USB MIDI Keyboard Controller midiplus AKM322 mini size 32 keys USB MIDI Keyboard Controller No ratings yet
12 Behringer X-TOUCH MINI Ultra-Compact Universal USB Controller Behringer X-TOUCH MINI Ultra-Compact Universal USB Controller No ratings yet
13 Korg Midi Controller (NANOKONST) Korg Midi Controller (NANOKONST) No ratings yet
14 Expressive E Touché SE USB Instrument Control Surface for Software Synthesizers, and Music... Expressive E Touché SE USB Instrument Control Surface for Software Synthesizers, and Music... No ratings yet
15 Vaydeer Multimedia Controller Knob with One-Click Mute Function and 3 Volume Control Modes Audio... Vaydeer Multimedia Controller Knob with One-Click Mute Function and 3 Volume Control Modes Audio... No ratings yet
16 Paint Audio MIDI Captain Foot Controller Multi-Effects Keyboards Synthesizer USB-MIDI musical... Paint Audio MIDI Captain Foot Controller Multi-Effects Keyboards Synthesizer USB-MIDI musical...
17 AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8... AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8...
18 Arturia MINILAB MKII Universal MIDI Controller MiniLab MkII Keyboard Controller Features a... Arturia MINILAB MKII Universal MIDI Controller MiniLab MkII Keyboard Controller Features a...
19 Arturia MiniLab 3 Hybrid MIDI Keyboard Controller Bundle with Pig Hog MIDI Cable & Liquid Audio... Arturia MiniLab 3 Hybrid MIDI Keyboard Controller Bundle with Pig Hog MIDI Cable & Liquid Audio...
20 Donner MIDI Pad Beat Maker with 16 Beat Pads, 2 Assignable Fader & Knobs and Music Production... Donner MIDI Pad Beat Maker with 16 Beat Pads, 2 Assignable Fader & Knobs and Music Production... No ratings yet

Bestseller No. 1
Arturia BeatStep USB/MIDI/CV Controller and Sequencer
  • Beat Step was designed to give you the control you need, whether you're working with your favorite DAW or loop triggering software, VST instrument or...
  • Play with any drum software
  • Sequence Analog and Software synthesizers
  • Enhance your live performances and DJ sets
Bestseller No. 2
AKAI Professional MIDImix - USB MIDI Controller Mixer with Assignable Faders & Master Fader, 24...
  • Complete Mix Control - Lightweight, compact and robust ultra-portable MIDI mixer / DAW controller seamlessly maps all mixer settings to your DAW with...
  • Mixdown Essentials - 8 individual line faders and 1 master fader for controlling track volume, virtual instrument parameters, effect settings and more
  • Assignable Control - 24 knobs, arranged 3 per channel for controlling EQ, bus sends, virtual instrument parameters, effect settings and more
  • Get Hands-On - 16 buttons arranged in 2 banks provide mute, solo and record arm functionality per channel
  • Effortless Ableton Live Integration - Instant 1 to 1 mapping with Ableton Live (Ableton Live Lite included)
Bestseller No. 3
AKAI Professional LPD8 - USB MIDI Controller with 8 Responsive RGB MPC Drum Pads for Mac and PC, 8...
  • Beat Maker Essential - 13" pad controller for music production with 8 RGB-backlit responsive MPC drum pads for triggering samples, loops, virtual...
  • Hands-On Control - 8 assignable Q-Link knobs for seamless mapping to DAW parameters, software instruments, and insert effect plugins for tactile...
  • Customized Production - 4 programmable preset slots for instant recall of mappings for DAWs, virtual instruments, effects and more. Create, edit, load...
  • Portable Design, Robust Build - Lightweight beat maker that adopts the sturdy build of standalone MPCs. The slim-line design stows easily in a laptop...
  • Versatile Performance - The Laptop Pad Controller is perfect for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators on the go. The sleek design fits...
Bestseller No. 4
Btuty Portable Mini USB 9 Slim-Line Control MIDI Controller Keyboard Controller
  • 🎹9 MIDI control groups: 9 knobs + 9 sliders + 9 buttons.
  • 🎹4 programmable memory banks.
  • 🎹6 transport buttons: Rew, Play, FF, Loop, Stop, Rec.
  • 🎹Plug and Play USB 2.0 cable, no need of driver installation.
  • 🎹Comes with editor software.
Bestseller No. 5
Novation Launch Control XL MkII, Ableton Live Controller, Black
  • Assign buttons, knobs and faders to any parameters within Ableton Live to make your own layouts; customize knobs with your own colors; switch between...
  • Create Your Own Layouts - Fully customisable with the included software editor.Plug Straight In - Bus powered and no drivers needed.16 Multi-color...
  • 24 rotary pots with 300 degree motion. 24 multi-colour indicator LEDs - one for each pot. Eight 60mm Faders. 16 assignable multi-colour backlit...
  • We recommend that you update to the latest version as previous versions of Ableton Live do not include the Launch Control integration. Launch Control...
  • HUI compatibility for mixer control in DAWs including Cubase, Logic Pro and Pro Tools. HUI is not supported in Pro Tools First. Note: Due to the...
SaleBestseller No. 6
Korg, 1-Key Midi Controller (NANOKON2WH),White
  • Low-profile, multi-function control surface
  • New track select and marker advance parameters
  • Supports numerous software titles including major DAW programs
Bestseller No. 7
Icon i-Controls - Potable 9-Fader MIDI Controller
  • Slim and compact mixing controller with 9 faders, 9 encoders, and 18 buttons, and an x/Y joystick
  • Recall up to 4 scenes for instant control of various applications
  • Presets built-in for Pro Tools, Cubase, Nuendo, amplitude, Logic Pro, and able ton Live
  • Includes imap software for quick and easy MIDI Mapping
  • Class-compliant with macOS Big Sur (M1 and Intel Compatible), Windows 10, and Windows 8/7 (32 & 64-bit)
Bestseller No. 8
Khanka Hard Travel Case Replacement for Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller Music Mini Key With 8...
  • Fashionable appearance design,The case specially designed for Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller fits perfectly
  • Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller can be loaded into the hard shell,The soft internal structure ensures the protection of Donner DMK 25 MIDI...
  • Made of high-quality EVA material, shockproof, dustproof and waterproof, protect your Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller from impact and splash
  • The hard shell can ensure your Donner DMK 25 MIDI Keyboard Controller is safe and convenient, with light weight. The classic zipper design makes it...
  • If there is a quality problem with the case, we provide a 100% money-back guarantee. This is a completely risk-free purchase, click the orange button...
Bestseller No. 9
AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8...
  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential - USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production,...
  • Total Control of your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable...
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat and Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples...
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls...
  • 1500 plus Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production - Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB...
Bestseller No. 10
AKAI Professional MPD218 - USB MIDI Controller with 16 MPC Drum Pads, 6 Assignable Knobs, Note...
  • Beat Production, Anywhere - Ultra-portable, feature-packed and USB powered pad controller with 16 thick fat MPC pads for triggering drums, melodic...
  • Expandable Banks - Easily accessible dedicated controls for three pad banks provides a total of 48 assignable pads
  • Assignable Control - 18 fully assignable 360-Degree potentiometers accessible via three banks for controlling DAW, virtual effect and virtual...
  • Feature Packed - MPC note repeat and full level controls for immersive expressive performances
  • Comprehensive Software Suite Included - Ableton Live Lite, Drum Synth 500 by AIR Music Tech
Bestseller No. 11
midiplus AKM322 mini size 32 keys USB MIDI Keyboard Controller
  • AKM322 is made up of 32 velocity-sensitive keys, 1 endless encoder, 3 rotary knobs and 11 function Buttons with LED back lit. The internal arpeggiator...
  • The chord Mode can punch out different combinations of keys. The scale Mode helps you hit the right key every time by playing the correct tones...
  • Dew transport controls (Play, stop, Rec, scene up/down, play/ stop clips, overdub, set marker, marker left/right, cycle, tap, metronome) on board...
  • Chord feature: easily play the most common chords in this versatile Mode Scale Mode: Choose from four different scales and always hit the right key
  • Shift button for second layer control and choose between two performance scenes fully USB powered controller requires no external power source
Bestseller No. 12
Behringer X-TOUCH MINI Ultra-Compact Universal USB Controller
  • Universal Pocket Remote Control for DAWs, Instruments, Effects and Lighting applications
  • Features Mackie Control* emulation mode for seamless integration with every compatible music production software
  • Long-wearing 60-mm master fader
  • Dual-Layer mode for quick change between DAW and instrument control
  • Pre-configured control elements for instant operation out of the box
SaleBestseller No. 13
Korg Midi Controller (NANOKONST)
  • A compact physical MIDI controller that’s ideal for mobile or desktop uses.
  • USB and wireless for more music production freedom.
  • Refined and stylish design
  • Please Note: Kindly refer the User Manual before use.
Bestseller No. 14
Expressive E Touché SE USB Instrument Control Surface for Software Synthesizers, and Music...
  • A TOUCH OF SOUND - The Touché SE allows you to intuitively control your sounds physically, with the lightest or roughest taps, slides, touches, or...
  • LARGE LIBRARY INCLUDED - The Touché SE comes with more than 250 professionally designed software instrument sounds that are fully mapped and ready to...
  • SOUND FLEXIBILITY - The Touché SE allows you to control multiple plug-in parameters simultaneously with your gestures so that you can produce...
  • 3RD PARTY VST SUPPORTED - You can host your own third-party VST plug-in instruments and unlock hidden depths of expression. Includes over 250 presets...
  • LIÉ SOFTWARE - Customize the Touché to perform the exact sounds, presets, and plug-ins you want through Lié, its companion software, which will act...
Bestseller No. 15
Vaydeer Multimedia Controller Knob with One-Click Mute Function and 3 Volume Control Modes Audio...
  • Wonderful usage experience:Rotate the Multimedia knob to adjust the volume.With one key mute function, just press the knob when you are listening to...
  • Sturdy and durable:The USB volume control knob is made of high quality metal shell and equipped with solid rotary shaft and removable USB cable,...
  • Driver Free:This volume control knob supports Win10/8/7/Mac, once you insert it to your computer, it will begin to work. Plug and play, no driver...
  • Delicate and convenient:Easy to carry and use thanks to its mini exquisite design. Combined with aluminum alloy and awesome black appearance, the...
  • Non-slip design:With heavy metal blocks placed inside the base as well as 4 anti-slip mats stick to the bottom , this volume controller is pretty...
Bestseller No. 16
Paint Audio MIDI Captain Foot Controller Multi-Effects Keyboards Synthesizer USB-MIDI musical...
  • 【Original Time Engine Function】The unique time engine design creatively achieved automatic control of complex key actions in playing. Prepare all...
  • 【10 Foot Switches】The Latest MIDI CAPTAIN supports all PC/CC/Note midi messages, and control desktop/Rack effects/Pedals/Keyboards/Synthesizers....
  • 【Powerful Function and Compatibility】 10 presets including JamUP,Bias,AxFx,KMPA,PC3,ALLCC,PC+NT,ALLNT,Mixed can be fully customized by using the...
  • 【Exquisite Design and Superior Quality】The elaborate production, long-duration buttons and stable powering design (charge via 9v/USB/Battery or...
  • 【Wireless Control】Equipped with 2.4G wireless module, the midi captain can pair 1 or N MIDI Mate dongle(not included in package). Built-in...
SaleBestseller No. 17
AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8...
  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential – USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production,...
  • Total Control of Your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable...
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-Style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat and Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples...
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls...
  • 1500 plus Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production - Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB...
Bestseller No. 18
Arturia MINILAB MKII Universal MIDI Controller MiniLab MkII Keyboard Controller Features a...
  • MiniLab MkII is a high quality, feature-packed controller which gives you hands-on access to the sounds in your virtual studio. Breathe new life into...
  • This powerful controller also comes with several critically acclaimed software titles that will have you creating professional recordings in no time....
  • Created with the mobile musician in mind, MiniLab MkII has a slim, compact profile which makes it perfect for transporting to and from gigs, and for...
  • Not everyone has the luxury of a spacious studio, and this is where our reinvented controller really shines. MiniLab MkII has a tiny footprint...
  • Helping you make the most of your virtual instruments and recording software, MiniLab MkII features a great-feeling keybed with 25 slim-keys, 16...
Bestseller No. 19
Arturia MiniLab 3 Hybrid MIDI Keyboard Controller Bundle with Pig Hog MIDI Cable & Liquid Audio...
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES – Arturia Minilab 3 Midi Controller, Pig Hog 5-Pin MIDI Cable with lifetime cable warranty & Liquid Audio Polishing cloth to keep...
  • PREMIUM QUALITY KEYBED & CONTROLS -25 high quality note velocity-sensitive slim keyboard, Tactile Controls with 2 banks of 8 velocity and...
  • NEW BUILD IN DISPLAY CONTROL - Mini display and clickable browsing knob, with real-time feedback on tweaks and controls
  • SMART FEATURES - Including Built-in Arpeggiator, Hold and Chord modes, Octave up and down buttons, Semitone transpose and much more
  • USB AND MIDI CONNECTIVITY - USB-C powered and connects to computers and iPad, MIDI 5-pin DIN output for connection to external instruments and gear,...
SaleBestseller No. 20
Donner MIDI Pad Beat Maker with 16 Beat Pads, 2 Assignable Fader & Knobs and Music Production...
  • 【16 Colorful Beat Pad Record 48 Custom Sound Sources】 The MIDI drum pad STARRYPAD's 16 soft silicone backlit pads can trigger drums, samples,...
  • 【Exclusive Equipment, Stamped with Your Personality】The drum pad machine STARRYPAD has an assignable custom group with 2 fader, 2 knobs, and 3...
  • 【Powerful Compatibility】The beat machine comes with a standard USB C power supply and data interface for easy plug and play. (Tips: if you want to...
  • 【Your Exclusive Lighting Engineer】The midi controller pad STARRYPAD lights up the stage with 7 dazzling colors. Use playing instructions to...
  • 【Boost Your Rhythm Game】Worried about a weak sense of rhythm? Tap Tempo is directly synchronized with DAW to help you quickly grasp the BPMs of...

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FAQ:

Q: What is a MIDI pad and knob controller?

A: So, get ready for some serious finger drumming with our round-up of the best MIDI pad and knob controllers. What does a MIDI pad controller do? A MIDI pad controller replaces a piano-style keyboard with velocity and pressure-sensitive pads to give you a more suitable approach to making beats and grooves with MIDI gear and software instruments.

Q: What are the different types of MIDI controllers?

A: As you probably know, MIDI controllers can be largely divided into two categories: Keyboard controllers: These controllers are built around standard piano keybeds. Though most will have a few pads, faders and knobs, the primary function is to enter notes via the keyboard. Pad controllers: In these controllers, the pads are the stars of the show.

Q: What’s the best drum pad MIDI controller for beginners?

A: What’s the best drum pad MIDI controller? The Akai MPD232 is the best drum pad controller with not only pads but sliders, knobs, and a sequencer, too, giving an overall fantastic MIDI controlling experience. And if you just want the pads, then try the MPD226 or MPD218 for a more focused feature set.

Q: What are toggle and momentary MIDI messages in a MIDI controller?

A: In a MIDI Controller, buttons can either transmit a Toggle or a Momentary MIDI message. If a button is set to transmit a Toggle MIDI message, when you press it, it transmits a value of 127 but it doesn’t transmit a value of 0 until you press it again.