Here at Guitarbitz you can buy a range of different keyboards. Whether you need a keyboard for recording or live applications we have them for sale online and in store.
Use a keyboard for performing live when you have it plugged into a computer or use it through a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) like Logic or Cubase to assign an unlimited number of sounds to your keyboard.
Recording is simple with your MIDI controller keyboard just assign a sound to it and get playing! These type of keyboards are compatible with any MIDI devices as the MIDI language is the same throughout all MIDI equipment. So, for example this keyboard would be suitable for using with any computer, any recording software etc..
The term 'MIDI' stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface. MIDI devices are digital instruments that don't make sounds themselves but give instructions to other computers to make the sounds based on what MIDI data is created from the MIDI device.
For example: when you press a key on the MIDI keyboard, the keyboard sends down the wire to the computer the following:
In simple terms the MIDI keyboard is just like a remote controller for a musical instrument. So, don't buy a MIDI keyboard thinking that sound will come out of it! Because, they just transmit digital data!