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#1320747 - 12/07/09 11:11 PM Looking for MIDI Controller w/ Roland RD-700GX-like feel...
Mark Gurke Offline
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Registered: 12/07/09
Posts: 1
Hello all, first post!

I am looking for s MIDI controller. I do not need a synth or an arranger - I have a Mac for that.

While I love the Roland RD-700GX, the price is very, very out of my reach. The one thing that - for me - seperates this board from the others is the texture of the keys. I simply canot stand the "plastic, shiny, cheapo" keys most MIDI controllers offer. I prefer the "matte, ivory-like" feel of this board. Anything similar to this will make me happy!

Can you please recommend some MIDI controllers based on this? I need 61+ keys. Thanks!

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#1320808 - 12/08/09 01:13 AM Re: Looking for MIDI Controller w/ Roland RD-700GX-like feel... [Re: Mark Gurke]
10fingers Offline
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Registered: 11/14/09
Posts: 298
Loc: CA
Originally Posted By: Mark Gurke
Hello all, first post!

I prefer the "matte, ivory-like" feel of this board. Anything similar to this will make me happy!

Can you please recommend some MIDI controllers based on this? I need 61+ keys. Thanks!


Hi Mark, and welcome to the forum. I believe that ivorite and the other fake ivory surfaces are available only on the higher priced machines. I could be wrong, but I think that the RD700GX is the cheapest of the Roland keyboards with 'ivory feel' (Roland's term for it). At present it is perceived to be a 'high-end' luxury, and marketed as such.

Good luck in your search,

Jonathan

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