Behringer MOTÖR 61 61-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller (Discontinued)


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Behringer MOTÖR 61 61-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller

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The MOTÖR 61 was on our recommended list for 61 Key MIDI Controller Keyboards from May 2018 until March 2020.


Behringer is known for the incredible value that their products bring, and this is exemplified by the MOTÖR 61.

For the price, you are getting a full-featured MIDI keyboard controller complete with velocity-sensitive pads, transport controls, encoders, and buttons - but what sets it apart is its motorized faders, something that's normally only seen on expensive keyboards and mixers.

As for the keys, Behringer equipped it with 61 semi-weighted synth-action keys that are velocity sensitive and feature aftertouch.

The Behringer MOTÖR 61 is a great value 61-Key MIDI keyboard controller that can be a great addition to any musician or producer's gear.


  • Keys: 61 / semi-weighted / synth-action / velocity-sensitive / aftertouch
  • Pads: 8 backlit pads with velocity and pressure sensitivity
  • Controls: 9 x 60mm Motorized Faders, 8 Encoders, Transport Controls, Multiple Buttons, Pitch & Mod Wheels
  • Automap: Most DAWs (Ableton Live, Cubase, Logic Pro X, Reaper, Tracktion)
  • Bundled Software: Bundle Software from Behringer (Plugins, Recording, Editing Etc)
  • Power: 12V DC power supply
  • Connectivity: USB, 5-pin MIDI Connectors (IN & OUT), DC IN Jack, Footswitch and Expression pedal jacks
  • Compatibility: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher, Windows 7 or higher
  • Dimensions: 39.2 x 3.5 x 12 inches
  • Weight: 15.7 lbs
Unfortunately it is no longer available in stores, so to find highly rated alternatives check out our guide to The Best 61 Key MIDI Controller Keyboards.