88 Keys, Zero Distractions!
Keep it simple with an Alesis Q88 controller keyboard. The Q88 sports a clean layout. Not overloaded with pads, knobs, and sliders, it has the essentials: pitch and mod wheels, a volume/data entry slider, a MIDI/select button, Octave up/down buttons, a sustain pedal input, and traditional MIDI Out for controlling external hardware. With no complicated setups and controls you'll never use, the Q88 is also easy to operate. It's even USB bus-powered, eliminating the need for a power supply. Sometimes less is more. If you like to keep things simple, we have your controller: the Alesis Q88.
Alesis Q88 MIDI Controller at a Glance:
- Ideal size
- You have connections
- Big-time versatility
The Alesis Q88, with its 88-note keyboard, is ideal for 2-handed performing while remaining portable. The Q88 gives you the basics, including pitch and mod wheels, octave up/down buttons, and the facility to send program changes right from the keys.You have connections
The Alesis Q88 includes both USB-MIDI and a traditional MIDI Out for instant connection to Mac, PC, and MIDI hardware. The Q88 is bus-powered but can also be powered using a wall power adaptor (sold separately) when not using a computer. You also get a sustain pedal input on the back panel.Big-time versatility
The Q88 ships with Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition software for performing, recording, and sequencing music right out of the box. With its traditional MIDI Out port, the Q88 is also a great choice for controlling MIDI hardware. Integrating a computer into your live set? With its petite size and light weight, you can place the Q88 a tier above an existing workstation for streamlined optimization of your expanded road rig.Alesis Q88 MIDI Controller Features:
- USB bus-powered controller
- iPad compatible via the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit
- Pitch and modulation wheels for espressive playing
- Sustain and Volume pedal inputs (pedals sold separately)
- Backlit Octave up/down buttons
- Assignable volume/data entry slider
- Includes Ableton Live Lite Alesis Edition