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Octave Shift buttons are provided on all models. Using the UP/DOWN buttons allow you to shift the octave the appropriate number of steps for each model so that, when used in conjunction with the Key Transpose function, the full range of notes in the MIDI specification can be covered. As for the array of controllers needed for boosting the expressive power of your performance, the 37- and 61-key models feature a pitch bend wheel and modulation wheel. The 25-key model features an arpeggiator button, a sustain/tap button and a joystick to which you can assign pitch bend, modulation or any other control change, giving you plenty of control and rich expressive potential in spite of its compact size.
The standard USB MIDI driver provided by Windows/Mac OS X is supported, so there's no need to install a driver. Simply use a USB cable to connect the microKEY to your computer and it's ready for use.
You can connect the microKEY to your iPad and use it to control apps (※2) such as the Korg iMS-20 via MIDI (※2). If you're using the 25-key model, Apple's iPad Camera Connection Kit and a USB cable is all you need (※3). For the 37/61-key models, you just need to connect them via a USB hub that can supply power.
※1：Operation has been verified on iOS 5.0.1.
※2：The app must support Core MIDI.
※3：For the 25-key model as well, we recommend using a powered hub if you plan to use the
Your new microKEY serves double-duty as a USB hub. The two USB ports (Type A) allow you to expand your custom control center by adding on a Korg nanoPAD2 or nanoKONTROL2 – or any other USB device!
Using the KORG KONTROL Editor software (provided), you'll be able to customize the microKEY for your setup. You can choose from eight velocity curves plus fixed velocity (a total of nine types) and also specify the control change number of the modulation wheel or joystick, as well as specify their maximum and minimum values.