Elka MK88 keyboard | eBay! responsibility for this listing. Item specifics. Condition: Used, Type: MIDI mother keyboard. Brand: Elka. See full item description -. The model is “Elka MK88 Master Controller Keyboard”. I’m a total newbie at this stuff, so I was directed here from /mu/. Now, I’m wondering what. MK MK55 . v NAAA Ne. ELKA would like to thank you for choosing the. MK 88/55 Master Control keyboard. Considered throughout the world as one of the.

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Nevertheless, it is fun to play around with, and perhaps you can find a better use for it. Back to home page. Searchable archive of old, out-of-print music production magazines. The MK88 is obviously kk designed for an impromptu jam session.

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Elka MK88/MK55 (MT Mar 88)

The third pedal jack is dedicated to advancing through Performance Presets and the fourth is dedicated to activating the Full Mode details to follow. Next comes the setting of the instrument’s various general controls. No additional import charges on delivery. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to pull this off. Request a new review. If you’re enjoying the site, please consider supporting me to help build this archive To make program changes, you have to go through a four-step process that’s even more cumbersome than setting zones.

And nothing drives me up a wall quite as quickly as a user-alienating obstacle course – owner’s manuals translated literally from the Japanese, “complementary” software packages that won’t talk to each other. Prices MK88 with flight case.

Did you find this review helpful? More chances to get what you want Feedback on our suggestions – More chances to get what you want. Next article in this issue Theme and Variations. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab Postage: As rack-mounted sound modules, have become more popular with manufacturers and musicians alike, the role of the keyboard controller has become correspondingly more important. Two new master keyboards from Elka change Deborah Parisi’s mind about the merits of silent keyboards.


Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Please include your email address if you want to be contacted regarding your note. Sell one like this. Setting the zones requires a number of keystrokes as do all of the functions.

Review by Deborah Parisi. Similar sponsored items Feedback on our suggestions – Similar sponsored items. Log in Become a member. You can set it up to get a delayed replica of the original note played, or up to five echoes, in sync with the clock frequency internal or external. Trs good master keyboard.

You can activate the various split zones for full mode operation as well as assign the various sliders, footswitches and wheels to control the available parameters, as mentioned above. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

In addition, both the footpedals and footswitches can be assigned to send user programmed MIDI messages programming is done in Hexadecimal and any MIDI controller messages. I started with Program Changes and ran into a minor problem – there’s no really easy way of scrolling through patches on your module. See full item description. Back to home page Return to top. However, even serious amateurs with a few modules, a sequencer, and a drum machine would love the extensive control this baby gives over a MIDI system.

It’s just not an easy instrument to get a hold on. If you value this resource, you can support this project – it really helps! Each Performance Preset contains specific information concerning splits, MIDI channels and dynamics curve settings; Set Up parameters such as program changes, volume settings, song selection and their like – included in the MIDI Patch portion of the preset – and general control settings for the various footswitches, function buttons, pedals, sliders and wheels.


There is no equivalent today. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. In effect, this allows you to have up to six different programs available within one Performance Preset.

Elka unfortunately no longer manufactures keyboard matre. This Buy it now listing has ended.

Elka MK heavy and key MK 61 key light aftertouch The particularity of this keyboard Matra is the possibility of adding a keyboard as deuxime extension and that the whole is gr matre the keyboard. Control is based on the multiplication grid principle – Up and Down buttons allow you to position a blinking red light on the left of the grid and selection buttons complete the picture although it does get a bit more complex when you get into split zones. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.

Start of add to list layer. Write a user review Ask for a user review. I mean, if you’ve already had to learn to play, program sounds and control your sequencer and drum machines, you certainly don’t need to spend hours learning another set of commands, right? By my own standards, I should hate Elka’s new master keyboard. The settings for each of these can be different for every Performance Preset, so the MK88 can be easily reconfigured.