Alesis’ Q49 is a bus-powered slim-line beast with four octaves of full-size keys, pitch and mod wheels, one assignable slider and three rubber buttons completing it’s modest hardware control set. It’s offers USB-MIDI and traditional MIDI jacks for connection to Mac, PC and MIDI hardware. It will delivers a great experience, right out of the box. Keeping it all about the music, the Q49 shies away from trying to be the baddest beast on the block and really focuses on being a simple to use, good quality, midi device.
According to several user reviews, they have praised Alesis Q49 for the simple, easy-to-use right out of the box; Plug and play connectivity; Works with virtually all DAWs, even on the iPad!; Small size fits perfectly on your desk and makes storage even easier; Pedal inputs and midi outputs for further expression availability. Also, some users have complained it for the issues setting up; Non-weighted keys.
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- Press the [MIDI/SELECT] button (the button should light up)
- Then press the [RESET] key
- Finally, to execute the function, press the [ENTER] button.
Warning! This operation will cause all controllers and return the Q49 to its original settings. Do not use this function unless you are certain that you want to do this. Hopefully the article of “Reset Alesis Q49 USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller” can help you.
Reference: Alesis Q49 manual