Best Live Controller – Akai APC Key 25
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Akai’s latest controller is the APC Key 25, the only APC model with a keyboard. It manages to fit a surprising amount of functionality in and will certainly be of interest to Live users. It’s insanely portable and very light indeed. It’s also pre-mapped for Live, and you’ll find that the controls map across beautifully, with red outlines appearing in the software to denote what you’re currently controlling.
Hollin Jones said: “Its tiny footprint means it’s good for those pressed for space, or for working on the move”, and concluded: “A surprisingly versatile Live controller considering its extreme portability. Having a keyboard is a great bonus.”
Full Review – Akai APC Key 25