midiplus AK490 49-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller (Discontinued)


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midiplus AK490 49-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller

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Taiwanese manufacturer Midiplus has surprised the synth community with the AK490.

Featuring a 5-pin DIN MIDI out, the AK490 can be used to control older analog synths in addition to being used with a computer using its USB MIDI connection.


  • Keys: 49 Velocity Sensitive, Synth Action keys
  • Pads: None
  • Controls:Pitch, Mod, Octave
  • Octaves: -4 to +4
  • Bundled Software: None
  • Power: USB bus power
  • Connectivity: 1 x USB Type B, 1 x 5-pin MIDI out, 1 x Sustain Pedal Input
  • Control Hardware Directly: Yes
  • Compatibility: Windows and Mac (Version not Specified0
  • Dimensions: 21.9" x 5.4" x 1.6"
  • Weight: 3 lbs.


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