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There are functions for all double button-presses (like the Drawbar mode I mentioned earlier) but you do not have to remember these, as they are clearly labelled below the two buttons you need. Control Mute is a useful 'double-button' function as it allows you to stop data being sent from all sliders and knobs while you get them in the right position. This is particularly useful in conjunction with another 'double-button' function, Snapshot, as it means you can set up everything in advance and then send all the settings in one go. Other 'double-button' functions allow you to set up different Velocity Curves (something I didn't feel was necessary, as the response felt fine to me from the start) or perform a complete dump of the memory to an external device. For greater control over your presets, Enigma, a cross-platform Editor/Librarian is available for free from Evolution's web site, www.evolution.co.uk.
However, these really are the only two omissions I would point out on a product that is extremely good value. What's more, I think the smaller products in the range have the same price/performance ratio. The MK449C has four fewer rotary controls than the 461C, and loses the extra octave, but the price has been adjusted accordingly. Whilst the MK425C would not appeal to me personally, as I have little use for a two-octave keyboard and would miss the nine reversible sliders, it's still well priced and, of course, it's class-compliant (isn't this where I came in). For me, the MK461C is the best MIDI controller yet for use with software tonewheel emulations, and also works efficiently as a controller for other virtual synths, making programming and performance a breeze. 153554b96e