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What are the differences between QuNexus and K-Board?

QuNexus vs K-Board - Feature Comparison

K-Board is our entry level expressive keyboard controller. Priced at under $100, it's keys feature per-note velocity with global pressure and tilt.  

QuNexus is an advanced MIDI composition tool, with the same form factor and feel as K-Board, but with much more. QuNexus supports MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE), allowing independent tilt and pressure control in every key. With MIDI and Eurorack connections, QuNexus can control several different synths simultaneously. And with the three step sequencer and arpeggiator, you can quickly sketch ideas, jam, and perform with or without a computer.

Both devices have the same form factor, and are unbreakable and ultraportable by design.

Both devices are USB powered, and work out of the box with any music software on a computer or tablet.

Both devices contain touch sensitive Smart Fabric sensors under every key, to allow expression when you play.

See the charts below for a more detailed comparison between K-Board and QuNexus:



  K-Board QuNexus
25 velocity‐sensitive, LED backlit keys X X
Pressure, Tilt, and Velocity sensitive keys X X
Pitch bend pad X X
Octave up/down buttons X X
Velocity, Pressure, Tilt, and Toggle on/off buttons X X
Sustain Button X  
Preset button   X
Supports MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression)   X
Three track step sequencer and arpeggiator   X



  K-Board QuNexus
Micro-USB X X
Mini-USB Expander Port for 5-Pin DIN MIDI in/out   X
3.5mm CV Input - Two CV inputs on a TRS connector    X
3.5mm CV Output - Gate and three CV outputs on two TRS connectors   X



  K-Board QuNexus
USB bus power X X
External power   X (USB power supply)


Velocity Curves

  K-Board QuNexus
Linear X X
Logarithmic X X
Sine X X
Cosine X X
Exponential X X
Inverted X X
User Tables   X (2 user tables)


Data Transmitted

  K-Board QuNexus
MIDI over 5-pin MIDI Din (with MIDI Expander or MIDI Out adapter cable)  
Control Voltage over 3.5mm TRS cable   X



  K-Board QuNexus
Number of onboard presets 1 4
Octave shift range "-2 to +3 octaves" "-2 to +3 octaves"
Global key pressure X X
Global key tilt X X
Separate pressure data per key   X
Separate tilt data per key   X
Channel-Per-Note (MPE)   X
Polyphonic Aftertouch   X
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