Akai Professional Apc40 Mkii Ableton Live Controller

Akai Professional Apc40 Mkii Ableton Live ControllerAkai Professional Apc40 Mkii Ableton Live Controller
In 2009, Akai Professional collaborated with the creators of Ableton Live, a powerful music performance and production software environment, and introduced the original Ableton Performance Controller-APC40. The instrument raised the standards of controller design, revolutionized hardware and software integration, and proved to be an essential performance tool for Ableton Live users everywhere. Building upon this original partnership, Akai Professional now introduces an all-new, reimagined Ableton Live controller-APC40 mkII.You Asked, They Listened The new APC40 mkII incorporates five years of user feedback into its design. Almost every aspect of the original APC40 has been deliberated, reworked, and improved to provide extended controller functionality, countless musical capabilities, and a smarter workflow. In addition to its sleek look, veteran APC40 users will immediately notice the enhancements that include an RGB clip-launching grid, reinforced fader design, revised knob lay out, and much more.Get On The GridAPC40 mkII features a 5×8 RGB clip-launching grid that’s built for dexterous exploration: launch clips and create or perform your song from the ground up using 40 responsive triggers. RGB lighting provides visual feedback and displays three clip statuses-loaded, playing, and recording-so you can intelligently perform without looking at your computer. You can also color code your clips with the RGB lighting for advanced visual organization, and use the Shift button and directional arrows to manipulate the scope of the 5×8 grid.Total ControlAPC40 mkII comes equipped with an array of assignable faders and knobs: nine reinforced faders and eight channel control knobs are arranged in-line with each channel for an intuitive layout and smarter workflow. Eight Device Control knobs make it easy to tweak device parameters and light up to provide visual feedback of each parameter. In addition, the SendsProvides hands-on control of Ableton LiveSeamlessly integrates 1 to 1 with Ableton Live5x8 clip-launch matrix with RGB feedback for clip status and color coding9 channel faders, 8 control knobs, and 8 device controls interface with Ableton LiveUSB-powered and plug-and-play connectivity for Mac and PCSends button for quick access to 8 send busesAssignable A/B crossfader for dynamic mixing on the flyShift button and directional arrows manipulate the scope of the gridRevised knob layout with in-line controls for streamlined workflowProduction package included: Ableton Live Lite with Puremagnetik Effect Racks, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech, SONiVOX Twist, Prime Loops sample packs, and Toolroom Records artist launch packs (downloads)

Akai Professional APC40 MKII Keyboards & MIDI, Production & Groove