Top 10 Best Midi Keyboard And Pad Reviews & Comparison | Updated

In this article, we’ll be looking at each of these midi keyboard and pad in detail. This website collects data from 31557 different reviews to give you an idea of which midi keyboard and pad is really the best. We’ll discuss their features, prices, and other important information to help you decide which one is right for you. So without any further delay, let’s take a look at the best midi keyboard and pad in 2024.

Top-rated Midi Keyboard And Pad Comparison 2024

Bestseller No. 1
AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software Included, Grey
  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential – USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • Total Control of your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat & Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer / DAW controls
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more
  • 1500 plus Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production – Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB of sound content
Bestseller No. 2
M-Audio Oxygen 61 (MKV) – 61 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With Beat Pads, Smart Chord & Scale Modes, Arpeggiator and Software Suite Included,Black
  • Recording Studio Equipment Essential - MIDI controller with 61 velocity-sensitive full-size piano style keys delivers a natural response that gets the best from virtual sampler & synthesizer plugins
  • Make Better Beats with these Beat Maker Must Haves - 2 banks of 8 backlit velocity sensitive drum pads with Note Repeat - for beat production, clip launching, soundboard triggering and more
  • Get Hands-on with Your Music Studio Equipment - 8 assignable knobs and 9 assignable faders for tactile MIDI control of virtual synth parameters, effect plugins, DAW controls and more
  • Every Tool You Need – Effortless auto-mapping for DAW controls & plugin parameters; Smart Chord & Smart Scale modes; Arpeggiator; pitch & mod wheels; sustain pedal input; USB MIDI cable included
  • Complete software production package Included - MPC Beats, Ableton Live Lite, 2 virtual instruments from AIR Music Tech (Hybrid 3 & Mini Grand) and 5 Akai Professional MPC Expansion packs
Bestseller No. 3
M-WAVE 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, Bluetooth Semi Weighted Professional dynamic keybed 8 Knobs and Music Production,Software Included (Black)
  • 【Powerful keyboard】 Songwriters and Beat Maker Essential - USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production.
  • 【Wireless keyboard】It's very compact and portable, and you can connect it wirelessly to your device with Bluetooth, built-in 2,000 mAh battery can work for about 16 hours, you can easily slip this ultra-portable MIDI keyboard into almost any bag and take it with you to the studio, cafe or hotel to compose music.
  • 【Music Production】 25 velocity-sensitive keys, 8 RGB backlit velocity-sensitive pads, 8 assignable rotary enconders, 2 Capactive touch stripes pitch bend to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more.
  • 【Smart keyboard】Compatible with Windows, Mac OS, Android and iOS,The K5 compatible with all digital audio worksstation, Ableton live,Fl Studio,Cubase,Logic Pro X,Bitwig,Reason,Studio One,GarageBand(iOS) etc.,
  • 【Scale feature】Integrate the smart chord and smart sound function, users can choose quickly through the keys. very suitable for setting this function during performance and practice.30 days money back and one year warranty.
SaleBestseller No. 4
AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software Included
  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential – USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • Total Control of Your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-Style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat and Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer/DAW controls
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more
  • 1500 plus Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production - Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB of sound content
SaleBestseller No. 5
midiplus minicontrol USB MIDI keyboard controller
  • 32 velocity sensitive mini size key keyboard. Pitch & Modulation Wheels. MIDI Data volume Slider. Four edit custom unlimited rotary Encoder. Octave up and down. Transpose up and down
  • This button controls the operation of the . The keys of six kinds of Scale play style. The keyboard of chord patterns with great chords, small chord, seven chords, small seven chords
  • Eight velocity sensitive Drum PAD. Drum PAD of A|B button extended to 16 PAD, PAD BEAT button has six time metronome, with NOTE,CC and PC mode
  • Three velocity curve with Norm curve, Heavy curve, Soft cure. Sustain Jacks bus powered - no additional power adaptor needed
Bestseller No. 6
Fesley MIDI Pad Beat Maker, USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 16 Drum Pads for Beginner, 2 Assignable Fader & Knobs, Note Repeat & Full Level Buttons, Portable Beat Machine for Music Making
  • BRILLIANT BEAT PRODUCTION: Fesley beat maker machine with 16 colorful velocity-sensitive pads and 3 pad banks provides 48 custom sound sources. Using 2 faders, 2 knobs, and 3 buttons, you can customize the controls for a personalized instrument with DAW. Note repeat and full level buttons feature you in immersive performances
  • LIGHT UP MUSIC IDEAS: The MIDI beat pad has a powerful NR function that provides more ways for music creation. Multi-color backlit pads provide a unique experience for creating beats. All of it helps to create your own music that fills your rhythm with soul.
  • MUSICAL BEAT MACHINE: 4 velocity-sensitive curves feed your needs and respond to your strikes in real-time, and a durable silicone pad provides a more dynamic playing experience. This music maker midi pad can create your own tone for endless musical possibilities
  • EASY TO CONNECT: Plug and play functionality, the drum pad machine has no driver installation required. Only need a USB cable so that you can easily and quickly establish your own creation system. The 3.5mm MIDI OUT jack is for transmitting MIDI messages to synthesizers, sequencers, and so on.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT & PORTABLE: These ultra-light, thin, portable beat machine midi pads fit your backpack. Perfect for recording, performing, and traveling with friends, it lets you make music everywhere! Currently, the compatible system for the beat pad is Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows. The compatible software(Not included) has Cubase/Nuendo, Cakewalk Sonar, Pro Tools, FL Studio, GarageBand, etc.
Bestseller No. 7
AKAI Professional APC Key 25 MK2 - 25-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller for Clip Launching with Ableton Live Lite, 40 RGB Pads and 8 Rotary Knobs
  • Total Control - Ableton Live USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with built-in 25-note synthesizer keyboard and dedicated octave up and down buttons to increase the keyboard to the full melodic range
  • Ableton Live Lite Included - An industry-leading DAW for PC & Mac. Capture ideas, live performances, record, mix and unleash your creativity. APC Key 25 MK2 is pre-mapped for 1-to-1 integration with Ableton 11.2.7 onwards
  • Bright 5x8 RGB Pad Matrix - 40 RGB pads for launching clips in Ableton Live providing visual color feedback. Trigger everything from Loops, Vocals, and melodic samples for instant creativity
  • 25 Responsive Mini Keys - 2 Octaves of velocity-sensitive keys for powerful live performance and studio composition using software plugins. Play chords, basslines, synth leads and other studio equipment
  • 8 Assignable Rotary Knobs - Dial in volume or pan, insert sends for effects, and automation for all track types using the 360 knob controls. Use Device mode for direct control of your Ableton macros
Bestseller No. 8
Donner DMK25 Pro MIDI Keyboard Controller, 25 Mini Key Portable USB-C MIDI Keyboard with 8 Drum Pads, OLED Display, Personalized Touch Bar, Music Production Software and 40 Free Courses
  • 【Intelligent Dynamic Scale Mode】The MIDI keyboard introduces new performance features. You can play essential bass lines, melodies, and leads with ease thanks to intelligent dynamic scale mode. Furthermore, the 16-scale tones enable you to switch between many musical genres. If you enable intelligent dynamic scale mode, you won't have to be concerned about tuning issues when arranging.
  • 【Real-time Multi-Mode Control】The MIDI controller's powerful arpeggio, note repeat, and chord functions allow you to create the music clips you need whenever and wherever you need them, fully open up the world of your expression and creativity, make music performance more enjoyable, and follow the pace of Donner DMK-25 Pro to explore more playability!
  • 【Personalized Touch Bar with Light Scale】Your composition is easier using Pitch/ Mod touch mode. Even at home, the touch bar with a light scale gives you the impression that you are on stage.
  • 【Innovative Wheels】4 innovative wheels for greater visual control and comfort when turning, custom mapping to allocate the information you need to control, and 6 transport controllers to improve arrangement efficiency.
  • 【Compatible with a Variety of DAW】Compatible with a variety of DAW, such as Cubase, Live, Logic Pro, Protools, Studio One, etc. Donner MIDI keyboard provides you with a complete music production experience to help you in your arrangement and creation.The complimentary software requires you to ask our customer service!
Bestseller No. 9
Taruor USB MIDI Keyboard Controller, Portable 25-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with 16 RGB Backlit Trigger Pads 8 Assignable Control Knobs
  • 25 velocity sensitive mini-keys, with 3 velocity curve and 1 constant velocity; 8 Assignable rotary knobs, each can be edited by user.
  • 16 high quality velocity & pressure sensitive performance pads with RGB backlit, can be assigned easily as pads, MIDI note buttons.
  • 2 touch sensors of dynamic pitch bend and modulation touch strips; Play and record transport control buttons.
  • Powerful and creative Arpeggiator for generating ideas quickly; Fixed Chord mode; Brilliant OLED display for immediate parameter setting.
  • 6.35mm standard sustain pedal jack, compatible with switch pedal; you can also connect to your hardware with the standard 3.5mm TRS MIDI Out jack.
SaleBestseller No. 10
AKAI Professional MPK Mini Play – USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With a Built in Speaker, 25 mini Keys, Drum Pads and 128 Instrument Sounds
  • Standalone Piano Style Keyboard – Portable mini keyboard and USB MIDI controller with 25 velocity-sensitive synthesizer action keys, pitch/mod joystick control, plus 128 sounds and 10 drum kits
  • Play Anywhere – Built in speaker, 1/8-inch headphone output and battery powered specification (3 x AA batteries – not included) for performing and producing on the go
  • Beat Maker Essential – Two banks of eight ultra-responsive backlit MIDI drum pads with Note Repeat and Full Level functions for drum machine style performance and music production
  • 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
  • The MPC Production Experience - Includes MPC Beats Software complete with the finest features and essential production tools from the Akai Professional MPC Series
Bestseller No. 11
Midi Controller, lotmusic Worlde TUNA PANDA MINI 25 Keys Portable USB Midi Keyboard with 8 RGB Backlit Colorful Drum Beat
  • Pretty Portable---1.9lb, 16.1 x8.3x2.2 inch is convenient for taking anywhere you go for inspiration. Everything needed for MIDI Keyboard Controller creating is all included in the compact size, USB powered, easily plug&play.
  • Velocity Sensitive---25 MIDI Controller keys and 8 backlit trigger pads with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity to meet requirements, respond precisely. Easy to shift the range +/- 4 octaves for richer perform. Pedal connectable, livening your creation up to be more touching.
  • Settings Self-Defined----Pitch & Modulation Touch Strip sensing precisely, adjust smoothly. Up to 8 assignable control sliders and 8 anti-slip 360 degrees rotate knobs for different settings, MIDI Keyboard Controller ensures limitless music control, give you more freedom.
  • Drive free and Hot-plug supported---MIDI Keyboard Controller adaptable to USB 2.0 interface(FULL SPEED). Supports Multiple Systems, compatible with Windows 7 and more, Mac and iOS.
  • All you get: 1x MIDI Controller, 1x USB Cable and 1x Instruction. Please note the MIDI keyboard itself cannot produce sound, it needs to be connected to a computer or an external sound source to produce sound.
Bestseller No. 12
LEKATO 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, Bluetooth Semi Weighted Dynamic Keybed 8 Knobs and Music Production, Smart Scales, Chords, Software Included
  • SMK25 Compact Keyboard - Lightweight SMK-25 MIDI keyboard with 25 Velocity-sensitive keys, which can be connected to your device wirelessly via Bluetooth and charged by USB power, built-in 2,000 mAh battery can work for about 16 hours, you can easily take it with you to the studio, cafe or hotel to compose music.
  • Fully Assignable Controls - 8 Velocity-sensitive RGB backlit drum pads, 8 assignable encoder knobs, 2 capactive touch bar pitch bend to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more.
  • Essential Music Production - Arpeggiator, note repeat, scale mode and smart chord, Transpose(record/play/pause) deliver a professional, versatile performance, read Compatibility Guide (PDF) to set up in your DAW.
  • Complete Command - Compatible with Windows, Android, macOS and iOS,compatible with all digital audio worksstation, Ableton live,Fl Studio,Cubase,Logic Pro X,Bitwig,Reason,Studio One,GarageBand(iOS), etc.
  • Rechargeable Keyboard - No USB power required, easily connect to your DAW or studio equipment with USB Cable or Bluetooth. Automatic pairing with LEKATO wireless MIDI adapter, very easy to connect with older MIDI synthesizers. 30 days money back and one year warranty.
Bestseller No. 13
Arturia MiniLab 3 Compact MIDI Keyboard and Pad Controller (White) Bundle with 6ft MIDI Cable & Cleaning Cloth (3 Items)
  • Kit Includes 3 Products—All Brand New Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Arturia MiniLab 3 Compact MIDI Keyboard and Pad Controller | White + [2] MIDI Cable (6ft) + [3] Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Arturia MiniLab 3 Compact MIDI Keyboard Box Includes: Arturia MiniLab 3 Compact MIDI Keyboard and Pad Controller (White), USB Cable, Analog Lab Intro Software, UVI Grand Piano Model D Software
  • More Inside: Native Instruments The Gentleman, Ableton Live Lite Software, Limited 5-Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • Arturia MiniLab 3 Compact MIDI Keyboard Features: 25 Velocity-Sensitive Slim Keys, 2 Banks of 8 Backlit Performance Pads, 8 Rotary Encoders and 4 Sliders, Mini Display, Clickable Browsing Knob, Built-In Arp, Plus Hold and Chord Modes
Bestseller No. 14
Alesis VI49 - 49 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with, 16 Drum Pads, 12 Assignable Knobs, 36 Buttons and 5-Pin MIDI Out, Production Software Included Black
  • MIDI Keyboard with 49 full-sized, square-front, semi-weighted keys with after touch. USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI Out offer flexible MIDI connectivity
  • Manipulate plugins and virtual instruments with hands-on controls. With VI49, you can open and close filters on virtual synthesizers, adjust volume levels in your mix, activate effects, and much more
  • 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with illuminated RGB feedback for beat production and clip launching. Pitch and modulation wheels deliver expressive, creative control
  • 36 assignable buttons and 12 assignable knobs interface with your music software. Seamless visual feedback via LED screen and illuminated buttons and knobs
  • Production software included - MPC Beats, Ableton Live Lite and Xpand!2 by AIR Music Tech (downloads). USB-powered and plug-and-play support for Mac and PC
Bestseller No. 15
Btuty 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Panda mini Portable Mini Drum Pad MIDI Controller, USB
  • 🎹8 Trigger Pads with velocity and assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity.
  • 🎹25 keys with velocity assignable to controllers, with 3 velocity curve and one constant velocity.
  • 🎹4 assignable control knobs / 4 assignable control sliders / 4 banks for different settings.
  • 🎹Plug and Play USB 2.0 cable, no need of driver installation. USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed.
  • 🎹Compatible with Win 8 / Win 7 / Win XP / Win Vista / Win10/ Mac OSX.
SaleBestseller No. 16
Vangoa MIDI Keyboard Controller 25 Keys, Worlde Panda MINI USB Midi Keyboard with Drum Pads, Beat Maker Machine Pad, Black
  • ✔️ [Portable Beat Maker Machine] Ultra-compact Worlde panda mini midi keyboard gives hands-on access to your music in no time when seized by sudden inspiration, ideal for get-go beginners, bedroom/home studio producers, YouTubers, vloggers, and DJs. Plug and play capability with USB powered release more time to create your next hit
  • ✔️ [Get Midi Easily Under Control] 4+4 knobs, sliders, 4 memory banks, program, mod, and octave buttons within reach for instant recall of personal control preferences. After mapping it to your software, no more frequently switch from pc to midi controller. Help you concentrate all your efforts on music composition
  • ✔️ [Visualize Your Talents] midi keyboard with drum pads has 7 RGB colors assignable via the editor, provides rich visual feedback, dazzling light shines when you tap on it, adding delight-to-ear rhythm and strong visual appeal to your music
  • ✔️ [Considerate Design for Users] Height difference in the control panel and keyboard section, add relative comfort for hands, sufficiently achieve flexible management of control-play interaction. 4 durable silicone pads underneath offer a stable performance on any surface, allowing you to dial up your music at will
  • ✔️ [Sincere Customer Service] We were keenly aware of what we should do to help beginners to start, so we prepared detailed user guides in word and video forms under the product page. You could rest assured that you will receive our best care
Bestseller No. 17
Asmuse Wireless MIDI keyboard, 25 Keys USB MIDI Controller Keyboard with Bluetooth, Professional Mini MK3 with Beat Pad, Knobs and Keys (White)
  • 🎵【Wireless MIDI keyboard】A new wireless midi controller with Bluetooth connectivity that is easy to operate. Built-in battery, the MIDI keyboard can be USB powered or used wirelessly. Lightweight and portable, you can create inspired work or performances at any time.
  • 🎵【Complete control】USB MIDI keyboard with 25 natural-touch, force-sensitive mini MIDI keys, 8 repeat note beat pads, 8 assignable 360° knobs and 8 buttons useful for music production, virtual synth control and beat making.
  • 🎵【Perfectly compatible】Our wireless MIDI controllers are compatible with major platforms such as IOS, Win and Android, and perfectly match the sound sources of the major sequencing software.
  • 🎵【High precision】With 192kb high precision conversion, non-physical touch bend wheel and tremolo wheel, intelligent chord and scale modes, arpeggios and more to make your playing more professional.
  • 🎵【Quality guaranteed】This MIDI keyboard is made of robust and durable materials for long-lasting use. If there are any quality problems caused by the failure, please contact us in time, we will provide you with satisfactory after-sales service.
Bestseller No. 18
Asmuse EMK-25 Portable MIDI Keyboard, Bluetooth MIDI Keyboard Controller with 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs for Mobile Music Production
  • 【FRIENDLY FUNCTIONING KEYS】25 velocity-sensitive keys deliver a superior, ultra-responsive piano key performance. Besides the 4 user programmable banks, midi keyboard comes with many functions such as, chord arpeggiator, octave, pitch shifter, and sustain pedal to assist musicians with limited music theory backgrounds.
  • 【LED DISPLAY】The midi keyboard functional area is equipped with a led display, allowing you to display the status of the function you are using more clearly and simply. At the same time, the powerful built-in teaching function feedback presented on the high-definition display can also be used and learned more easily.
  • 【EASY TO CONNECT】25-key midi keyboard can be easily connected to iPhone or Ipad. Supports the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide convenient connection with DAWs. Connect midi controller to music editor apps and record your inspiration randomly.
  • 【TWO POWER SUPPLY METHODS】This midi keyboard powered by 3 AA batteries (not included), or connect to the USB adapter (not included). With MIC Jack/ Phone Jack/Aux In Jack.
  • 【PRODUCE MUSIC ANYWHERE】USB MIDI keyboard controller with slimline footprint and 25 mini piano style velocity-sensitive keys for a natural feel. It is helpful for beginners to become familiar with the traditional piano, helping you enjoy hours of learning play and allowing you to have a better playing experience.
Bestseller No. 19
PreSonus ATOM SQ Hybrid MIDI Keyboard/Pad Performance and Production Controller with Studio One Artist and Ableton Live Lite DAW Recording Software
  • A complete music production package featuring a hybrid MIDI keyboard/pad performance and production controller with Studio One Artist and Ableton Live Lite both included
  • 32 velocity- and pressure-sensitive, RGB LED pads in a unique, staggered layout; intuitive for keyboard players and step sequencer fans
  • Context-sensitive screen displays valuable parameter information, including CC assignments, swing, and much more
  • Eight endless rotary encoders can be easily configured to control nearly any software parameter
  • Includes 2 loop packs with custom kits for Impact XT
Bestseller No. 20
ORG 2018
  • More than 1000 musical instruments (Multi-sample and Recorded from real instruments)
  • DNC Instruments and After-touch
  • More than 1000 styles (Include Intros, Variations, Fills, Break, Endings, and Pads) with Real Chord (Press 3 or more keys)
  • 3 Low-latency methods
  • Connect to a real musical keyboard via USB MIDI cable

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