my GPO arrived last week and I like to pratice a lot. My keyboard (Roland A33) is having the "lever" instead of a mod-wheel. But I don't know how I can make good use of it. The way I can turn the lever is only 1 or 2 cm and I haven't any clue how I could do a fine crescendo (or something similar). Any hints?
I know that I could draw the controller-data in the sequencer/piano-roll (I'm using Cubase SX 1.06) but I like to play and perform the data in real-time too.
My only opinion is to resell the A33 to purchase a keyboard with a mod-wheel. Does anyone know the M-Audio Keystation 88es? Is it o.k. for a beginner and comparable to the A33? Short of cash...
Hope you don't get me wrong. English is not my native language...
Does anyone know the M-Audio Keystation 88es? Is it o.k. for a beginner and comparable to the A33? Short of cash...
I have this keyboard. I originally thought that I had the higher-up model, but I don't. I am very pleased with the performance of this board. I think that it would be a wise investment! It does have semi-weighted keys, so if you're not used to playing with semi-weighted keys, it may take some getting used to. I also have the Evolution MK-461C (made by M-Audio, I think), which has 61 keys, and is not weighted and I think that it was a little less expensive (another option maybe, just to get you by... ) Good luck
Buying one of these "tiny and cheaper" masterkeyboards with mod-wheel seems to be an option.
I think if you could keep your keyboard (if you like it) and buy an additional one with a nice mod wheel (NOT SPRINGLOADED) you will be very happy.
Make sure the mod wheel is separate from the pitch bend wheel.
Your english is very good!
sorry for my late response! And many thanks for your support. I don't know anything about MIDI and its programming (read some stuff in the manual but don't understand anything, seems I'm not clever enough ). Intermediately I've bought another keyboard with modwheel (it's "cheap" but the mod-wheel works well).