Nintendo's ultra-affordable Wii Remote controller can sense movement in every direction, and even knows at what angle you're holding it. Its potential as a music controller is unlimited, and you don't even need a Wii console to use it!
This powerful MIDI control surface boasts a lot more flexibility than the budget offerings on the market, yet it's still affordable.
The CME VX8 is a particularly ambitious keyboard controller, with an ambitiously low price tag. It's a balancing act — so can CME pull it off?
Steinberg's CC121 controller is, as you might expect, designed to work seamlessly with their DAW software — so is this the perfect companion to Cubase and Nuendo?
The MC Control's programmable touchscreen and 'Soft Keys' technology offer the exciting possibility of building your own custom DAW controller. Is it too good to be true? Let's find out...
This desktop DSP box runs and offers hands-on control of Creamwares ASB range of synth plug-ins — and it costs under $500. Is it too good to be true?
Whats black and white and red all over? Behringers fantastically cheap new audio interface and MIDI controller, of course!
Can controllers this tiny and toy-like in appearance really do a serious job in the studio?
Can M-Audio's ambitious pad controller offer something new in the era of hybrid beat workstations?
Audio interface, control surface, monitor controller — the Alesis Master Control does it all. Could it be the perfect companion to your DAW?
The challenge was to add yet more features to Live without compromising its legendary ease of use. Have Ableton succeeded?
The updated SL range rejoices in touch-sensitive knobs and sliders, and in Novations ingenious Automap technology.
The piano keyboard is so widespread and familiar that we take it for granted. But, as C-Thru Musics Axis 49 demonstrates, its not the only option out there.
Akai and Ableton have collaborated on the APC40, to bring tightly integrated, hands-on hardware control to Live.
The tiny MPK25 goes beyond knobs and buttons alone, offering MPC-style drum pads for added versatility.
Its makers describe the Eigenharp as “the most revolutionary new musical instrument in 60 years”. Could this bold claim be justified?
The Axiom Pro showcases M-Audios controller keyboard know-how and debuts their brand-new Hyper Control technology, which is designed to make adjusting software parameters quicker and easier.
Novation have brought their control surface expertise to bear on Ableton Live. The result is the Launchpad: a low-cost, colourful and pleasingly idiosyncratic way to get hands-on with Live.
After an extensive programme of selective breeding, Novation have created the Nocturn 25 — an affordable, touch-sensitive controller keyboard.
Are Akais mini MIDI controllers the perfect partners for your laptop?
The Ohm64 is the latest in a recent rash of grid-based control surfaces. Does it stand out from the crowd?
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