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Irig Keys 2- nice!

Like many of you, I’ve tried lots of midi key boards, some good others not. I’ve been looking for a mini midi keyboard for quite a while that has pitch and mod wheels (not touch strips) and just a few knobs for midi routing. I gotta say IK did a very nice job with there new keyboard. The wheels and knobs feel good, keys are decent (for a mini) velocity sensitive, and a much improved build quality. All in all, its a solid product with features I found difficult to find on such a sized keyboard.
To note I thought the earlier irig keys was crap.

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/iRigKeys237m--ik-multimedia-irig-keys-2-37-key-controller-for-ios-android-and-mac-pc

Comments

  • U checked out the Alesis VI 25?

  • Yeah i checked them all. I have no use for pads and did not like the knob and wheel placement but thx.

    @ipadbeatmaking said:
    U checked out the Alesis VI 25?

  • edited October 8

    I rather like the touch strips on the iRig Keys I/O. I'm a lifelong wheels junkie and didn't think I would, but I immediately took to these touch strips. Also really nice keyboard action. IMO, IK did an outstanding job of packing maximum playability and functionality into minimum space w/ the iRig Keys I/O line. Definitely worth taking a look, even if you normally are a committed wheels player. (And, of course, you also get Audio I/O!)

    https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigkeysio/

  • The headphone out jack seems a clever move from them.

  • Yessss if your ipad has no 3.5, your covered. Brilliant 👍🏼
    I’m no IK fan boy, but very happy with this purchase.

    @Elvisthenrodent said:
    The headphone out jack seems a clever move from them.

  • edited October 9

    but IK always forgets to mention that their keyboards have no support for after-touch...

  • @RockBottom said:
    but IK always forgets to mention that their keyboards have no support for after-touch...

    I’m lucky to even touch the right keys, after touch for me usually means undo and record again...

  • @mrufino1 said:

    @RockBottom said:
    but IK always forgets to mention that their keyboards have no support for after-touch...

    I’m lucky to even touch the right keys, after touch for me usually means undo and record again...

    I am not alone!

  • edited October 9

    @RockBottom said:
    but IK always forgets to mention that their keyboards have no support for after-touch...

    Most companies don't list things that aren't present, or what systems the product doesn't work on.

    For those whose formative years were during the 1980s:

    I took iRig Keys 2 out to see a movie, didn't have to pay to get it in.

    iRig Keys 2 can't play baseball, they don't wear sweaters. They're not good dancers, [edit] but they don't do play drums

    Ask iRig Keys 2 anything you want to. They won't answer, they can't talk.

  • edited October 12

    As i am a complete noob at midi keyboards, i have a question regarding the 4 knobs on this keyboard.
    I will take troublemaker as an example, is it possible to assign these knobs to the lfo, or the boost or rate buttons in this app?
    Does this keyboard work wih all synths in ios?

  • @ikmultimedia said:

    @RockBottom said:
    but IK always forgets to mention that their keyboards have no support for after-touch...

    Most companies don't list things that aren't present, or what systems the product doesn't work on.

    For those whose formative years were during the 1980s:

    I took iRig Keys 2 out to see a movie, didn't have to pay to get it in.

    iRig Keys 2 can't play baseball, they don't wear sweaters. They're not good dancers, [edit] but they don't do play drums

    Ask iRig Keys 2 anything you want to. They won't answer, they can't talk.

    roly poly iRig...

  • @Lady_App_titude said:
    I rather like the touch strips on the iRig Keys I/O. I'm a lifelong wheels junkie and didn't think I would, but I immediately took to these touch strips. Also really nice keyboard action. IMO, IK did an outstanding job of packing maximum playability and functionality into minimum space w/ the iRig Keys I/O line. Definitely worth taking a look, even if you normally are a committed wheels player. (And, of course, you also get Audio I/O!)

    https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigkeysio/

    Will this charge an iPad Pro or will a hub be necessary?

  • @JohnnyGoodyear said:

    @mrufino1 said:

    @RockBottom said:
    but IK always forgets to mention that their keyboards have no support for after-touch...

    I’m lucky to even touch the right keys, after touch for me usually means undo and record again...

    I am not alone!

    Yes, after I record something there’s all this automation recorded on the aftertouch that I have to erase or ignore. To be fair a lot of times with synths, velocity backfires on me and I prefer to turn it off. I’m looking for a less expressive controller. No need to impress anyone with my lack of motor control.

  • @realdawei said:

    @Lady_App_titude said:
    I rather like the touch strips on the iRig Keys I/O. I'm a lifelong wheels junkie and didn't think I would, but I immediately took to these touch strips. Also really nice keyboard action. IMO, IK did an outstanding job of packing maximum playability and functionality into minimum space w/ the iRig Keys I/O line. Definitely worth taking a look, even if you normally are a committed wheels player. (And, of course, you also get Audio I/O!)

    https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigkeysio/

    Will this charge an iPad Pro or will a hub be necessary?

    You can charge your device if using the optional power supply. From the link in the quoted message:

    ...the possibility to keep the device charged during long playing session using an optional power supply adapter...

  • @RockySmalls said:

    @ikmultimedia said:

    @RockBottom said:
    but IK always forgets to mention that their keyboards have no support for after-touch...

    Most companies don't list things that aren't present, or what systems the product doesn't work on.

    For those whose formative years were during the 1980s:

    I took iRig Keys 2 out to see a movie, didn't have to pay to get it in.

    iRig Keys 2 can't play baseball, they don't wear sweaters. They're not good dancers, [edit] but they don't do play drums

    Ask iRig Keys 2 anything you want to. They won't answer, they can't talk.

    roly poly iRig...

    Hey that verifies I'm not the oldest person here. Huzzah!

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