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Title: Keybed
Post by: jblongz on June 26, 2018, 03:29:48 pm
Who designed and produced the keybed in this controller?  Did Fatar or some other vendor supply them?
Title: Re: Keybed
Post by: terrym on July 12, 2018, 07:17:02 pm
Hi , That i can't answer. i have the 49mk2  here and its the same keyed as found on the minibrute 2kb  feels really good and its now my main keyboard controller.


regards

Terrym
Title: Re: Keybed
Post by: jblongz on July 12, 2018, 07:18:22 pm
How did you get it so early?  I thought itís only for preorder.
Title: Re: Keybed
Post by: terrym on July 12, 2018, 08:49:22 pm
Iím one of the testers
Title: Re: Keybed
Post by: Matt Arturia on July 16, 2018, 01:06:00 pm
Hi,

The keybed of the Keylab MK2 is our own design. It is the same as the one you can find on MatrixBrute.

Regards,

Matthieu
Title: Re: Keybed
Post by: vadesriux on August 17, 2018, 05:00:53 pm
Can you play "into" the black / white keys of the KLMK2 without having to press much harder than when playing the tip of the keys?

Let me explain. I tested the excellent NI Komplete Kontrol S61 MKII. It has Fatar's TP/9s keybed which is great to play - but - only on the white keys. When you play the black keys its completely different. The black keys are stiffer by nature comparing to the white keys on this keybed, and if you try to play like a pianist, meaning playing further into the keys, it becomes even stiffer to the point you must press so much your fingers become marked... Had to return it.

So my question is: is the Keylab MKII keybed softer in the sense you can play effortless into the black / white keys?
Title: Re: Keybed
Post by: terrym on August 17, 2018, 10:17:54 pm
Hi, The keybed indeed can be played without too much pressure within the black key space .the black keys are a bit harder but just a bit .
Go and check one out at your dealer.
I was using a novation impulse which i loved but i have replaced that with the KL2 now.
Title: Re: Keybed
Post by: michalskimusic on September 30, 2018, 07:34:40 pm
So my question is: is the Keylab MKII keybed softer in the sense you can play effortless into the black / white keys?

While everyone has a different opinion of what is effortless, the Keylab MKII keyboard is the easiest to play keyboard I have had since I got rid of my Ensoniq SD-1.  I am completely satisfied with it.
Title: Re: Keybed
Post by: dino@felstar.com on November 17, 2018, 11:58:07 pm
Its a really nice keyboard

velocity sensitive note-on, note-off and aftertouch (keep key pressed down, then press some more, a subtle bending of the note)