7 Absolute Essentials When Purchasing A New Electric Keyboard

 7 Absolute Essentials When Purchasing A New Electric Keyboard

 

Here is the first essential you require for any keyboard purchase:

  1. Touch-sensitive Keys: – By definition all non-electric traditional pianos are touch-sensitive. Touch-sensitive simply means that the harder you strike the key, the louder the sound. Alternatively, if you play a note softly, the ton Cyberpunk Gaming Keyboard e it creates will be soft. You should make sure you have this feature on the portable keyboard you purchase. Somewhere in the description, it should say, “touch sensitive” keys. If it does not, I recommend not purchasing this instrument.
  2. Midi In, Out and Thru: – The term MIDI, stands for “Music Information and Digital Interface” or MIDI for short. What is means is that you can plug your keyboard into any other keyboard with the same jack. With a “MIDI Interface” you can also use the MIDI to plug into your personal computer (either IBM, Clone, or MAC). Then, using that same keyboard, you can play other keyboards or play into your computer at the same time. This is great for composing music on the computer and a very useful feature when using the keyboard to play the notes or the song you have written. Or you can effectively use one keyboard to play two, three or more keyboards at the same time by “layering” sound on sound.
  3. Number of keys, either 61, 73 or 88: – In the beginning, it does not matter how many keys the keyboard has, but a bare minimum should be 61 keys. Obviously, the more keys the more expensive the keyboard will be. The standard “acoustic” piano always has 88 keys. However you do not need all 88 keys until perhaps the second or even third year of instruction and 61 keys will be sufficient in the beginning to learn to play.

 

 

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