Best Beatpad Buyer’s Guide (2019 Update)

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Our Favorite 5 Beatpad of 2019

  1. Novation Launchpad Ableton Live Controller
  2. Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII
  3. Midiplus Smartpad USB MIDI Controller
  4. M-Audio Oxygen 49 MKIV
  5. Akai Professional MPK Mini Play

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Rating Image Name and Features Details
4.8
Novation Launchpad Ableton Live Controller 1. Novation Launchpad Ableton Live Controller (Editor’s Choice)
64 rgb pads light up to match the color of your clips in live.
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4.5
Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII 2. Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII
Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes.
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4.5
Midiplus Smartpad USB MIDI Controller 3. Midiplus Smartpad USB MIDI Controller
Smart pad can also be used in “generic mode” as a controller with other virtual dj applications that use midi protocol.
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4.3
M-Audio Oxygen 49 MKIV 4. M-Audio Oxygen 49 MKIV
49 full-size, synth-action velocity-sensitive keys.
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4.3
Akai Professional MPK Mini Play 5. Akai Professional MPK Mini Play
Play anywhere built in speaker, 1/8-inch headphone output and battery powered specification (3 x aa batteries not included) for performing or honing your keyboard skills on the go.
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So We are going to Write About three Best Beatpad of 2019

 

 

№ 1. Novation Launchpad Ableton Live Controller with 64 Rgb Backlit Pads (8×8 Grid)

 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Novation AMS-LAUNCHPAD-S-MK2 9.4 x 9.4 x 1 inches 2.91 pounds
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Why did this beatpad have the first place?

Use the grid to play drums and samples with pads pre-mapped to ableton lives drum rack; start and stop loops, arm tracks, and control volumes, pans and sends. 64 rgb pads light up to match the color of your clips in live; see at a glance what’s loaded, playing, and recording. Launchpad arcade is an interactive demo that you can use with or without your launchpad for immediate playability, right out of the box; note: refer the user manual before use; . Integrate immediately and seamlessly with ableton live, without any setup whatsoever. If you already have ableton live it must be version 9.2 or greater to work with launchpad.

Bright, colorful pads make the unit stand out just from usb power – when you’re on stage or creating an exciting launchpad light show video for youtube.

 

 
Pros
Integrate immediately
64 rgb pads light up
Launchpad arcade is an interactive demo
Cons
It is flawless in every aspect.
 

 

 

№ 2. Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII , 25-key Portable Usb Midi Keyboard with 16 Backlit Performance-ready Pads, 8-assignable Q-link Knobs and A 4-way Thumbstick

 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Construction
4/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Akai Professional MPK MINI MK2 7.1 x 12.4 x 1.8 inches 2.45 pounds
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Why did this beatpad have the second place?

Usb midi controller with 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys with dedicated octave up and down buttons to increase the keyboard to the full melodic range. Comprehensive production software package for mac and pc worth over 150 included: akai pro mpc essentials, sonivox wobble, and hybrid 3 by air music tech (downloads). Features additional inputs inch (6.35 millimeters) ts input for sustain pedal. Please note, mpk mini mkii’s pads will only respond if there are sounds within the host daw that are mapped to the midi notes that the pads are triggering. 8 fully-assignable q-link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins and more.

Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes.

 

 
Pros
Comprehensive production software package
8 fully-assignable q-link knobs
Features additional inputs inch
Innovative 4-way thumbstick
Usb midi controller
Cons
Considering the price, the material quality could be better.
Some users claim that the assembly quality is very low.
 

 

 

№ 3. Midiplus Smartpad USB MIDI Controller

 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Midiplus Smartpad 9.1 x 8.5 x 0.8 inches 2.95 pounds
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Why did this beatpad take the third place?

Smart pad can also be used in “generic mode” as a controller with other virtual dj applications that use midi protocol. Attachment:, owner’s manual, one standard usb cable. Smart pad is designed for performance with ableton live (not include), in this manual, you will find instructions on how to connect the smart pad and use its basic features with ableton live – professional smart pad manual mapping. Note: refer the user manual before use.

 

 
Pros
Smart pad can also be used in “generic mode” as a controller
Smart pad is designed
Cons
Requires delicate care.
Works inconsistently.
 

 

 

What Can Now we Tell About More Beatpad

 

 

№ 4. M-Audio Oxygen 49 MKIV , 49-key Usb Midi Keyboard and Drum Pad Controller (8 Pads 8 Knobs 9 Faders), Vip Software Download Included

 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
3/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
M-Audio Oxygen 49 9.6 x 32 x 3.7 inches 8.42 pounds
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Why did this beatpad is on the fourth place?

Now includes pro tools, first and eleven lite for all new and existing customers, as well as virtual instrument player (vip). 49 full-size, synth-action velocity-sensitive keys. Compatibility mme mac os x core midi. 8 assignable knobs for mixing and manipulating plug-ins/instruments. 8 velocity-sensitive trigger pads for beat production, clip launching and more. Versatile midi keyboard controller powered by usb connection to computer.

 

 
Pros
Versatile midi keyboard controller powered by usb connection
8 velocity-sensitive trigger pads
49 full-size
Now includes pro tools
8 assignable knobs
Cons
It is too heavy for regular use.
It gets dirty very fast.
 

 

 

№ 5. Akai Professional MPK Mini Play , Standalone Mini Keyboard and Usb Controller with Built-in Speaker, Mpc-style Pads, On-board Effects, 128 Instrument- and 10 Drum-sounds, and Software Suite Included

 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Akai Professional MPKMINIPLAYXUS 1.8 x 6.8 x 12.3 inches 2.47 pounds
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Why did this beatpad is on the fifth place?

Standalone keyboard ultra-portable mini keyboard and usb midi controller with 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys, oled display, pitch/mod joystick control, plus 128 sounds and 10 drum kits. Responsive pads two banks of eight backlit mpc-style pads (16 total) with note repeat and full level functions. Play anywhere built in speaker.1/8-inch headphone output and battery powered specification (3 x aa batteries not included) for performing or honing your keyboard skills on the go. Tweak, customize two banks of four knobs (eight total) to tweak internal sounds or software parameters; in standalone mode control chorus, reverb, filter, eq and envelope controls.

Pro software suite includes protools first, akai pro mpc essentials, air music tech hybrid 3 and sonivox wobble (downloads).

 

 
Pros
Responsive pads two banks
Pro software suite includes protools first
Play anywhere built in speaker.1/8-inch headphone output
Standalone keyboard ultra-portable mini keyboard
Cons
The price tag may make you cry.
You will not be able to use it on the daily basis.
 
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