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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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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. But I am looking for the cartridges that go with deseprement. See full item description. When the programm is very simple select 16 programs are directly accessible by buttons Eight different time delays are available, which are based on functions of a bar played with respect to a fixed tempo – in other words, changing the tempo affects the speed of the echo.

Maybe Elka are playing with the idea of including an internal sequencer in later MK models.

Elka MK88/MK55 (MT Mar 88)

Also featuring gear in this article. Maybe when the owner’s manual is finished Previous article in this issue: 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. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to pull this off.

May not post to United States – Read item description or contact seller for postage options. To make program changes, you have to go through a four-step process that’s even more cumbersome than setting zones. Wrong – at least in the case of the Ekka It has 6 Layers or rpart split on two keyboards.

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I like its sturdiness against by its weight makes it unwieldy to carry out.

From the feel of the 88 weighted keys to programmable control of everything from split points to polyphonic aftertouch, this is an instrument worth the effort. Elka unfortunately no longer manufactures keyboard matre. Its sister, the MK55, has 61 unweighted plastic keys and is encased in a lightweight plastic package but otherwise is the same instrument. A few of the features on the Elka seemed gimmicky to me – I doubt that pros will find a use for either the loop or the echo functions – but for the most part, this keyboard can improve the rest of your system by adding the kinds of control you’ve always wanted.

The programming is done through a display of LEDs placed ct paramtre printed. Review by Deborah Parisi. The Elkka In jack performs the normal job of allowing an external MIDI clock to disconnect the internal clock, but it elia allows an external instrument to be added to the control system of the MK88 so that all functions programmed into Split Zones 5 and 6 will be valid for the external instrument.

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. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab Postage: For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This mo includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.

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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. Other articles featuring gear in this article: Next article in e,ka issue Theme and Variations. Add to Watch list. Please include your email address if you want to be contacted regarding your note.


By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. The idea is that you can link up a synth that doesn’t have the MK88’s capabilities – the old DX7, the DW or whatever – and create a split keyboard where one didn’t exist before.

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Prices MK88 with flight mo. Start of add to list layer. Skip to main content. It’s just not an easy instrument to get a hold on.

This probably sounds worse than it actually is – once I’d done it a few times, it only took about 10 seconds to set up a zone.

Elka MK User Review by MARK DAWSON

You can send us a note about this article, or let us know of a problem – select the type from the menu above. The settings for each of these can be different for every Performance Preset, so jk MK88 can be easily reconfigured.

The MP7, an optional accessory, is a pedal unit containing flka pedals and three connectors on one board, making connection and foot operation really convenient. After you’ve got your zones set up, you move on to programming the various parameters for each of them.

Back to home page. There is a Split Mute function which cancels the Note On transmission for a selected zone – it can come in really handy if you’re using a lot of modules – and a Pause control which allows you to program a pause in the data transmission up to milliseconds. Pour custom settings a twelve o’clock noon and knowledge Systm ncessaire is exclusive.

Next comes the setting of the instrument’s various general controls.

Searchable archive of old, out-of-print music production magazines. Write a user review Ask ela a user review. Nevertheless, it is fun to play around with, and perhaps you can find a better use for it.