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Top 10 USB Midi Controller Keyboards Online for Less Budget Home Recording Studio in India

Top 10 USB Midi Controller Keyboards Online for Less Budget Home Recording Studio in India

If you want to compose songs in your home recording studio with less time then midi controller keyboards are great things to buy. These keyboards can be connected with a USB cable. After connecting to computer, they can be easily configured to the DAW (Digital Audio Workstation- Audio Editing and Composing Softwares). By doing so, you can record the piano notes and other instruments directly in your software including, Cubase, FL Studio, Protools, Nuendo, Ableton Live etc.

MIDI Keyboard for Song Recording Studio

Kadence Midiplus 37 Key MIDI Keyboard Controller


List Price:INR 10,400.00
New From:INR 6,500.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

Midi keyboards are not too much different from the normal digital piano keyboards like Casio but the main advantage of midi keyboard is that, they can be directly connected to the computer.

Why Midi Keyboard is important for a music recording studio?

These keyboard are connected to the computer with a USB cable. Whatever we play on that keyboard, it can be directly recorded in our audio editing software or music making software. This saves a lot of time while doing any music composition.

What to look in a Midi Controller Keyboards?

If you are planning to buy a midi keyboard then you may consider following factors:

  1. Number of Keys (Less the budget, less keys you get)
  2. Number of controllers (Including Knob controllers and Faders etc)
  3. Pitch Slide and Modulation Wheel
  4. Pad Controllers for making beats
  5. Connectivity with your computer
  6. Supported software and Operating Systems
  7. Price for your budget
  8. After Buying Support (Warranty, Customer Care Centers etc)

Before buying a midi keyboard you should look for these features:

Number of keys

Akai Pro LPK25 25-Key Ultra-Portable USB MIDI Keyboard Controller for Laptops (Electronics)


List Price:INR 5,599.00
New From:INR 4,549.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

The very first thing you should have to see in a midi keyboard is that, how big it is. It means if you travels a lot, then you have to purchase a MIDI keyboard which you can easily carry from one place to another. But if you are static and are planning to make big professional studio where a pianist can come and record. Then you have to purchase a midi Keyboard which is full in size.

Speakers

Yamaha PSR-E253 61-Key Portable Keyboard (Electronics)


List Price:INR 8,590.00
New From:INR 9,290.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

Normally the basic midi keyboards do not have their internal sound, but if you want to use those keyboards for live performance without any computer, then you should look for a keyboard which also has its internal sounds and speakers.

Size of Keys

M-Audio Keystation 61 II MIDI Controller (Electronics)


List Price:INR 12,798.00
New From:INR 12,726.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

There are normally 2 sizes of the keys. One is mini and another is full size. If you are a piano player then you should purchase a midi Keyboard which has full size keys. But if you have to carry it from one place to another place frequently and you are not a focused piano player, then you can purchase mini keys keyboard.

Connection Type

For current music studio applications, you should purchase a midi Keyboard which is connected with a USB cable to the computer so that the latency is minimum.

Velocity Sensitive Keys

Novation AMS-LAUNCHKEY-25-MK2 Keyboard Controller for Ableton Live (Electronics)


List Price:INR 13,140.00
New From:INR 11,826.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

With velocity sensitiveness, the keys will sound at the same level you hit on them. For example if you hit those keys softly, then they will make less volume sound. But if you hit them hard, then they will make high volume sound. So it is very useful, if you record songs in your digital audio workstation.

Pitch Bend Wheel

This is the small wheel which is normally in the left side of a midi Keyboard. This can be used to shift the pitch of any note, which is playing on the keyboard. This normally shifts the pitch one octave higher or lower.

Modulation Wheel

This is also the same type of wheel like pitch band wheel, which is used to modulate or vibrate the sound which is played from keyboard.

Nektar Impact LX25+ , Black (Electronics)


List Price:INR 9,900.00
New From:INR 6,730.10 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

Transpose Buttons

These are very helpful if you are not a pro piano player. Because, by transposing you can play almost any scale while playing C major scale on all white keys.

Number of Fader or Knobs

If you do not plan to purchase a separate mixing or automation panel with headers and knobs, then you should look for a midi keyboard which has some faders and knobs this will help you to mix your songs. It helps you to control the automation parameters.

Midi Controller Pad/Faders/Knobs

BEHRINGER B-CONTROL FADER BCF2000 (Electronics)


List Price:INR 40,000.00
New From:INR 40,000.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

Midi pad controller are very useful for making beats and for doing automation in song mixing and mastering.

Connectivity

The connectivity should be same as the midi keyboard, i.e., it should be connected with a USB cable to the computer for a basic song recording studio.

Number of Pads

8 number of pads will be fine for pad controllers. So that you can make the beats while using percussion and drums together.

Number of Faders and Knobs

Akai Professional MPD218 MIDI Pad Controller (Electronics)


List Price:INR 11,699.00
New From:INR 11,699.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

At least 4 notes and 4 faders are good for a basic midi controller for a basic song recording studio.

Velocity Sensitive Pads

Velocity sensitive pads are very important if you want to record the drum beats and percussion with the a feel of real drum set.

How much is the budget for USB Midi Controller Keyboards in India?

In India, you can get a midi keyboard starting from somewhere around 5,000 Rupees. But, there are many options available, even up to several thousands of rupees.

Some Examples of Online Good Midi Controller Keyboards from Amazon India

The following keyboards may be taken in consideration when you are making your personal home recording studio.

 


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Kadence Midiplus 49 Key MIDI Keyboard Controller


Features: X4 mini MIDI keyboards which have 49 weighted keys respectively. X mini MIDI keyboard is hot plug supported. No driver is needed. It is powered by USB and no external power supply is needed., 3 segment backlit LED. Capacitive touch sensors to control PITCH and MODULATION. Featured with SHIFT for customized functions and OCTAVE/TRANSPOSE., 4 customizable knobs, Default setting: T1 (Volume), T2 (Pan), T3 (Expression Controller), T4 (Reverb). ATTACHMENT manual cable

X mini MIDI keyboard has a lot of features and is easy to use. With USB connection, you can enjoy making music whenever you want to. X4 mini MIDI keyboards which have 49 weighted keys respectively. X mini MIDI keyboard is hot plug supported. No driver is needed. It is powered by USB and no external power supply is needed.
List Price:INR 12,640.00
New From:INR 7,900.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Akai Pro LPK25 25-Key Ultra-Portable USB MIDI Keyboard Controller for Laptops


Features: 25-key USB MIDI keyboard controller gives you expressive performance with computer-based digital audio workstations, sequencers, and more, 25 velocity-sensitive mini-keyboard keys are highly portable; writing sessions, capturing ideas and studio use with nearly all music creation software, Built-in arpeggiator provides melodic inspiration and versatile patterns for modern music production, Plug-and-play USB connection for Mac and PC; no driver installation required. Perfect for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Studio One, Reaper, Digital Performer, Ableton, etc, USB-powered; no additional power cable needed, Sustain button, octave up and down, and tap tempo controls ensure your ideas translate from head to hardware

The Akai LPK25 Laptop Performance Keyboard is a USB-MIDI controller for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators. The keyboard measures less than 13″ across and weighs under a pound, so it fits easily into your laptop case, backpack, or messenger bag for extreme portability.
List Price:INR 5,599.00
New From:INR 4,549.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Kadence Midiplus 37 Key MIDI Keyboard Controller


Features: 4(T1-T4)customizable knobs, and 6(1-6) customizable buttons. 1 MIDI OUT, 1 SUSTAIN pedal jack and 1 USB connector.

Specifications: Color: White + Black Power Supply: USB USB Cable Length: about 1.5M Default Setting: CC function–T1(Volume), T2(Pan), T3(Expression Controller), T4(Reverb); 1-6 buttons–for MMC Playback Item Size: 55.5 * 13.7 * 4cm/ 21.9 * 5.4 * 1.6in Item Weight: 1360g / 3lb Package Size: 64 * 20 * 9cm / 25.2 * 7.9 * 3.5in Package Weight: 2020g / 4.5lb
List Price:INR 10,400.00
New From:INR 6,500.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Akai APC Key 25 Ableton Performance Controller with Keyboard


Features: The first Ableton Live controller with keyboard for enhanced control, Seamlessly integrates 1 to 1 with Ableton Live, 5×8 clip-launch matrix with tri-color lighting displays current clip status, 25 synth-action mini keys for conventional composing and performing, USB-powered and plug-and-play setup for maximum portability

If you enjoy creating music in Ableton Live, the APC Key 25 from Akai is the portable keyboard for you. This 25-key controller keyboard combines 25 great-feeling synth-action keys with the same powerful 5 x 8 clip-launch matrix found on the APC40 MKII. Eight multifunction knobs and a streamlined set of function buttons provide all the additional control you need without wasting a millimeter of space. With USB power and plug-and-play setup, the Akai Professional APC Key 25 controller is the best thing going!
List Price:INR 8,370.00
New From:INR 7,999.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Nektar LX25 25-Key MIDI Controller Keyboard, Black


Features: 25-key USB MIDI controller with intelligent mapping for major DAWs, Comes pre-mapped and configured so you don’t have to spend hours assigning MIDI controls, DAW integration supports most popular DAWs (includes PreSonus StudioOne Artist software), Eight performance pads can easily be assigned to MIDI notes or messages, Nine control faders and eight control pots gives you lots of hands-on control

Based on their award-winning Panorama, Nektar’s Impact LX25 uses intelligent mapping to give you hands-on control over your session immediately.
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New From:0 Out of Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Novation AMS-Launchkey-Mini-MK2 25-Key USB MIDI Controller


Features: Launchkey Mini – the mini keyboard for Ableton Live, 16 velocity-sensitive multi-color pads, 8 knobs dedicated navigation and control buttons, Software for Mac and PC including Ableton Live Lite, Compact and tough enough to take anywhere USB bus-powered

“Launchkey Mini (MK2) is Novation s most compact and portable MIDI keyboard controller. It may be small but it gives you everything you need to create new tunes in Ableton Live without cluttering up your desk. Launchkey Mini has been designed to make it easy and fun to produce electronic music. All the controls work as soon as you plug it in and are arranged to make the most sense in Ableton Live. 16 velocity-sensitive pads let you launch clips and play beats. They light up to show you when clips are loaded playing and recorded and are laid out to match your Ableton Live session view one row to launch clips and one row to stop them. You can also easily tweak your instruments using eight high-quality knobs and sketch out ideas on a 25-note mini keyboard with a fast synth-style action that makes it really enjoyable to play. Launchkey Mini is compact and tough enough to throw in your bag so you can take it anywhere. It will work the moment you plug it into your laptop and you won rsquo t need any drivers or power cables because it rsquo s class compliant and bus-powered via USB. You can also connect it to your iPad via a Camera Connection Kit to control all sorts of iOS music apps like Novation s free Launchkey App. Launchkey Mini also integrates immediately with FL Studio Pro Tools Reason Cubase and Logic without any mapping whatsoever. It comes with everything you need to start making music including Ableton Live Lite Novation Bass Station and V-Station virtual instruments and 1GB of samples from Loopmasters.”
List Price:INR 8,756.00
New From:INR 7,880.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Korg nanoPAD2 Slim-Line USB Pad Controller, Black


Features: Low-profile pad controller – excellent for playing or entering drum data, Sixteen solid, responsive, and velocity-sensitive trigger pads, Control multiple MIDI parameters via the X-Y Touchpad

The nanoPAD2 is compact, lightweight and sized to work well with any laptop or desktop computer. In addition, the nanoPAD2 also had to pack in 16 great-feeling and dynamic-sensing pads – as well as leaving room for the X-Y touchpad! The Korg nanoPAD2 does all this and more. In fact, there are four banks of pad assignments, providing a total of 64 pad assignments. The sixteen velocity-sensitive pads provide excellent response to your fingertips, and also realistically convey the playing feel to your sequencer or DAW software, ensuring that your drum parts will be full of life. By switching between the four scenes, you can experience 64 different pad assignments.
List Price:INR 4,350.00
New From:INR 4,037.79 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Nektar Impact GX49 USB MIDI Keyboard Controller, Black


Features: Premium midi controller with 49 expressive synth-action keys, on-board pitch bend and modulation wheels for performances, Nektar DAW Integration for most popular DAWs, 14 MIDI assignable buttons, Mac, PC and iOS compatible, Includes Bitwig 8-Track DAW

Nektar products are synonymous with DAW integration and the Impact GX49 is no exception. The compact design is comfortable in front of a computer and delivers powerful functionality not even found on more comprehensive controllers. When inspiration strikes, the Impact GX 49 delivers the control needed to capture ideas while they are fresh. Compact. Powerful. Control.
List Price:INR 9,300.00
New From:INR 6,730.10 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Akai Professional MPK MINI MKII 25-Key Ultra-Portable USB MIDI Keyboard and Pad Controller with Joystick


Features: 25 synth-action mini keys, 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads with Note Repeat & Full Level, 8 assignable Q-Link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins, and more, Comprehensive production software package included: Akai Pro MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Wobble, and Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech

The new MPK Mini is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the laptop-toting traveling musician or as a potent addition to the arsenal of the desktop producer.The MKII packs 25 slender, velocity-sensitive keys, a brand new four-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation manipulation, eight backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads plus two banks, and eight assignable control knobs.Make sure your capability matches your creativity wherever inspiration strikes.
List Price:INR 11,599.00
New From:INR 9,300.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Samson Carbon 49 USB MIDI Controller


Features: 49-key velocity-sensitive, semi-weighted keyboard; Compact design, perfect for live performance and studio applications, Assignable Data encoder and Volume slider, Edit key for adjusting up to 14 control parameters, and Dedicated Transpose and Octave buttons, Pitch Bend and Modulation wheels, Includes traditional MIDI Out, Sustain pedal input and USB connections, iPad and USB bus powered, and Integrated iPad slot, 3-digit, 7-segment LED display provides real-time feedback, Bundled with Native Instrument’s Komplete Elements software

Samson’s Carbon 49 USB MIDI Controller makes musical performance and production accessible to everyone. For seasoned musicians and young creators alike, the Carbon 49 offers versatile, easy-to-use features in a compact, lightweight controller that’s well-suited for the stage and studio. The Samson Carbon 49 is a 49-key, USB/MIDI keyboard controller that offers versatility, portability, and value. Its semi-weighted keys are velocity sensitive, and its Transpose and Octave buttons make it possible to quickly change settings in live-performance situations. Visual feedback is provided via a 3 x 7-segment LED display.
List Price:INR 7,650.00
New From:INR 7,650.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

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