Akai MPK261 USB/IOS MIDI Controller Keyboard

AkaiSKU: MPK261

Price:
Sale price$499.00

Description

NEW: Welcome to The World of VIP Music Software | Effortless Integration, Enhanced Workflow

Experience expanded control of your VST instrument and effect collection with MPK261 and Akai Pro VIP3.0 (Free Download Included a $99.99 Value). VIP3.0 provides you with unparalleled access to your virtual instrument and effect collection, seamlessly integrating the hardware / software experience and grants the unrestricted freedom to create in a user-friendly, intuitive format. The combination of VIP and MPK261 maximizes workflow and ensures a playing experience that feels natural and enhances creativity – the natural, tactile feel of hardware  fused with the unrivalled processing capability of virtual Instruments. Quickly find sounds based on instrument type, timbre, style or articulation from your entire VST library; sculpt immersive, expressive sounds and textures layering up to 8 separate instruments and patches per VIP instance; load up to 4 different VST effects per instrument channel to sculpt the perfect sound; put power into your performance with Pad Chord Progressions and user-friendly Key Control processors; and much more. From live performance to studio production, VIP’s user-friendly functionality coupled with a diverse feature set guarantees simple, seamless integration into your existing setup and provides the ultimate platform for unrestricted creative expression.

  • 61 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch
  • 16 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads each with 4 banks for 64 pads
  • 24 assignable Q-Link controllers include knobs, faders, and switches (8 of each)
  • Revamped control layout with backlit LCD screen
  • USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input and output
  • iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • Comprehensive transport & parameter controls for hands-on DAW integration
  • MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, and arpeggiator for advanced rhythmic and melodic manipulation
  • MPC Full Level, 16 Levels, Tap Tempo, and Time Division assist with dynamics and tempo
  • Pitch bend, modulation, and octave controls with split mode for expressive performances
  • 2 assignable footswitch jacks and 1 expression jack
  • USB power and plug-and-play connectivity
  • Production software package included: Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech, SONiVOX Twist 2.0, SONiVOX Eighty-Eight Ensemble and MPC Beats (downloads)
  • Includes VIP3.0 - the ground-breaking, award-winning music software platform that provides musicians and composers with a powerful hands-on control solution for their virtual instrument and virtual effect collection

Keys

  • 61 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch

Pads

  • 16 pressure- and velocity-sensitive
  • light-up MPC-style pads x 4 banks

Q-Link Controls

  • 8 control knobs
  • 8 faders
  • 8 backlit switches

Computer Interface

  • USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input & output

Octaves

  • 10 with Octave Up and Down

Arpeggiator

  • Yes

Additional Controls

  • MPC Note Repeat
  • MPC Swing
  • MPC Full Level
  • 16 Levels
  • Tap Tempo
  • Time Division

Additional Inputs

  • (1) 1/4" (6.35mm) TRS expression pedal input
  • (2) 1/4" (6.35mm) TS sustain pedal or footswitch input

Power

  • USB power; no power adapter required

Dimensions

  • 35.63" x 12.25" x 3.38" (WxDxH)

Weight

  • 15.1 lbs

 

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