Sunday, February 24, 2008

EKS XP5 Review

EKS XP5 Pros:
  • Price per unit
  • Touch sensitive jog wheels really sensitive
  • Built in audio interface
  • USB 2.0
  • Lots of buttons
  • Nice layout
  • Size
EKS XP5 Cons:
  • Case flexes in spots when buttons are pressed
  • Cheap stiff clicky buttons
  • Price per pair
  • Pair takes up two USB slots
  • No built in or bundled mixer
  • No midi I/O
  • Relatively small jog wheel size
  • No jog wheel adjustments
  • Inconsistency on jog wheel build quality one wobbled a bit the other felt kinda stiff
Bang for buck rating: C-

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Buxton, Maine, United States
Home studio producer/musician and computer and music tech product reviewer as well as avid gamer. I was born, raised, and am living in Maine. Music equipment includes a digital audio workstation, a keyboard controller, a midi pad, mics, guitars, harmonicas, and various software to accompany it.
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