The Editor's Choice Awards are the highest recognition that Professional Audio bestows on the very best of the best products they have tested over the whole year. iRig Keys I/O was a clear winner in the Keyboard controller/interface category.
After an entire year spent reviewing gear, Professional Audio's experts know the score. The Editor's Choice Awards are the highest recognition that they bestow on the very best of the best products they have tested and processed through their labs over the whole year. iRig Keys I/O was a clear winner in the Keyboard controller/interface category.
Here are some comments from Professional Audio's original review of iRig Keys I/O 49.
"With just 2.2 kg [iRig Keys I/O] is pleasantly light. It is superbly portable."
"iRig Keys I/O is a complete studio for homerecording right out of the box. Together with a computer or iOS device and thanks to the generous software package, it is a superb creative tool for an unbeatable price."
"The finish of the keyboard, primarily made of plastic, is impeccable. It makes a very solid impression."
"Despite the compact format of the keyboard, the keys are standard sized and they are a pleasure to play."
"For anyone interested in home recording and on a budget, iRig Keys I/O is a real revelation.
The keyboard is not just very compact but thanks to the integrated interface, it saves a lot of valuable space and eliminates the usual mess with cables. Furthermore, the iRig Keys I/O package includes everything that you could desire from a compact studio. Soundwise the package performs brilliantly."
+ The integrated interface with high sound quality
+ Vast software bundle
+ Freely assignable controllers for MIDI-CCs
Rating: Superior class - Very good