Akai Professional Mpk249 49-Key Controller

Akai Professional Mpk249 49-Key ControllerAkai Professional Mpk249 49-Key Controller
The Akai Professional MPK249 is a performance pad and keyboard controller that combines deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. Each member of Akai Pro’s MPK series comes fully loaded with a comprehensive interface for manipulating virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs, and more. MPK249 features 49 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch, 8 assignable knobs, faders, and switches, 16 MPC-style pads with RGB feedback, and onboard transport buttons. Three banks expand the number of knobs, faders, and switches (up to 24 each), and four pad banks expand the number of pads (up to 64 total). Plus, MPK249 is optimized to interface directly with your Mac or PC with USB power and plug-and-play connectivity.Made To PlayMPK249 comes equipped with 49 semi-weighted, full-size keys and a premium piano-style keybed for unprecedented response and natural feel. Each key is velocity-sensitive and outfitted with aftertouch for dynamic, expressive performances and recordings. In addition, onboard Octave Up and Down controls allow players to access the entire melodic range; play bass lines, piano harmony, solo leads and much more.Genuine MPC FunctionalityClassic MPC Swing, MPC Note Repeat, MPC Full Level, and 16 Levels are all onboard for further inspiration. With MPK249, musicians and composers can incorporate genuine MPC workflow into their productions and create with the tools that producers have relied on for years: MPC Swing lets MPK249 users obtain that tight, organic groove that made Akai Pro’s groundbreaking MPC music-making machines so legendary. MPC Note Repeat and 16 Levels make it easy to build beats and construct short melodic sequences using the MPC-style pads. In addition, an arpeggiator, with adjustable resolution, range, and patterns, enables users to explore complex melodic ideas, effortlessly.Production SoftwareMPK249 is armed with poweKeyboardNumber of keys: 49Action: Semi-weightedKey size: FullVelocity sensitive: YesAftertouch: YesKey type: Piano-styleConnectivityUSB MIDI: Yes5-Pin MIDI: In/OutSustain: YesExpression: YesiOS compatibility: Yes, Apple camera kit (sold separately)Audio I/O: Not applicableOther: Not applicableControlsKnobs: 8 knobs; 3 banksFaders: 8 faders; 3 banksDrum pads: 16 backlit, velocity sensitive; 4 banksButtons/switches: 8 switches; 3 banksPitch wheel: YesMod wheel: YesDAW transport: YesOnboard FeaturesEdit mode: YesAuto mapping: Info not availableZones: Info not availableNumber of presets: Info not availableDisplay: Backlight LCDProgram change: YesBundled Software: Ableton Live Lite, AIR Hybrid 3, SONiVOX Twist 2.0Arpeggiator: YesOtherWidth: 29″ (736mm)Height: 3.38″ (86mm)Depth: 12.25″

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