AKAI MPK Mini MK2 Controller
AKAI MPK Mini MK2 Controller is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer.
AKAI MPK Mini MK2 Controller Details
Go mobile without losing
control. The new MPK mini is an ultra-compact keyboard controller
designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With an
array of hardware controls, MPK mini lets you record, compose, and
perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever
inspiration strikes. It features 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action
keys, a 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation manipulation, 8
backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads, and 8 assignable Q-Link
knobs. Plus, two banks expand the number of MPC-style pads to 16 for
extended creative capabilities.
includes all the essentials for quickly laying down and expanding upon
your musical ideas. Dedicated Octave Up and Down buttons increase the
keyboard to the full melodic range, and a sustain pedal input is built
in for expressive playing and recording. An onboard arpeggiator with
adjustable resolution, range, and modes makes it easy to create
intricate melodic lines with little effort. Plus, MPC Note Repeat and
Full Level allow users to access genuine technologies from Akai
Professionalâ??s line of MPC workstations.
maximum portability, MPK mini requires no software drivers or external
power adapter for operation. It supports plug-and-play connectivity,
features USB-MIDI, and powers up with a single USB connection to your
Mac or PC. Four memory banks enable you to store hardware/software
presets for quick and easy setting up of your computer and MPK mini.
mini comes bundled with professional production software and virtual
instruments for immediate music creation. Hybrid 3, by AIR Music Tech,
is a high-definition synthesizer that can create anything from fat,
retro synth sounds to edgy modern leads and everything in between.
SONiVOXâ??s Wobble is an electronic music grime synthesizer that features
two independent channels of spectral morphing synthesis with harmonic
controls, individual filtering, and discrete LFO controls. MPC
Essentials, a groove/beat production and sample-triggering software,
lets producers and musicians incorporate genuine MPC workflow into their
DAW of choice and extends the power of MPK mini by adding up to 8 pad
banks and 4 samples and insert effects per pad. MPC Essentials also runs
in standalone mode, so you can start making music without a DAW.
MPK mini MIDI Editor
the true potential of your MPK mini with the MPK mini MIDI Editor
software. This MIDI editor is a powerful preset management software that
lets MPK Mini users customize their hardware and software setup on
their Mac or PC. Create and tweak presets for your favorite virtual
instruments, plugins, and DAWs, then store them on your MPK mini. Youâ??ll
spend less time setting up your gear and more time doing what you
loveâ?"making great music.
AKAI MPK Mini MK2 Controller Features
- Incorporates 5 years of user feedback for an all-new, enhanced design
- 25 synth-action mini keys
- 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control
- 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads with Note Repeat & Full Level
- 8 assignable Q-Link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins, and more
- Built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range, and modes
- Dedicated Octave Up and Octave Down buttons
- Ultra-compact design lets you create anywhere
- USB-powered; no power adapter required
- Full-size sustain pedal input jack