Akai MPC Live Music Production Controller


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  • Powerful self contained live music controller with bluetooth connectivity
  • 7 inch multi-touch high definition screen for in-depth parameter editing
  • 16 RGB backlit, velocity-sensitive MPC controllers for intuitive music creation
  • 360-degree encoders for setting levels, stereo panning and adding VST effects
  • Sample edit control, for trimming, chopping and processing your samples
  • Vast amounts of connectivity, guaranteed to fit your workflow
  • USB and MIDI connectivity to fit into any production set-up
  • Includes powerful MPC software and 25GB worth of sound content
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Delivery to UK mainland addresses* is FREE on orders over £75 and up to 30kg. (As a guide, a standard electric guitar weighs approx. 3-5kg).

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Akai is a name that's synonymous with modern music production and its evolution throughout the years. The Akai MPC Live Music Production Controller empowers users to make music anywhere. Taking the best of the existing MPC line-up and adding bluetooth connectivity, a re-chargeable battery and 16GB of onboard storage, you can now create and perform killer tracks wherever it suits you.

Standalone capability

Previously with the MPC series, you have had to hookup to a computer to get the best results. While this is still a viable option the MPC Live now gives you the ability to create incredible music by using it standalone. With a built in 10GB of premium sound content and further room to store your own, you just ned to connect some headphones or amplification and you can work on your next track.

The inclusion of a re-chargeable battery also means you're free to make music on the move, no more wasted train-journeys! And the beautiful 7 inch screen makes the MPC Live incredibly easy to operate in any circumstance for navigation that will enhance your workflow.

Vast control

Alongside that beautiful, functional screen you will have 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive RBG pads, 4 touch sensitive controls and a large data encoder seamlessly map to critical parameters. These controllers also work seamlessly with the included MPC 2.0 software that delivers powerful 128-track DAW capability with a total of 25GB worth of virtual instruments and audio data.

Connectivity has also been expanded with the inclusion of a total of 6 configurable outputs, headphone connectivity, RCA for turntables, 2 x MIDI In/Out, USB and Bluetooth 4.0 - so no matter what your equipment set-up, the MPC Live will fit in perfectly.

Limitless inspiration

Whether you prefer working in the box or dream of a truly unleashed production experience, MPC Live effortlessly transforms from a formidable standalone production centre to a high-powered MIDI controller. The included MPC 2.0 software allows you to harness the power of instruments, samples and kits from world-class audio design companies such as Capsun Audio, MVP Loops, TOOLROOM, CR2 Records, Loopmasters and Akai themselves.

In conclusion, the Akai MPC Live Music Production Controller gives you freedom to create, record and perform the music of your dreams - let it become the beating heart of your set-up.

ModelMPC Live
Display 6.9” / 176 mm (diagonal)
5.9” x 3.7” / 150 x 93 mm (width x height)
Full-color LED-backlit display with touch interface
Controls (16) velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit
(8) banks accessible via Pad Bank button
(4) 360° touch-sensitive Q-Link Knobs
(4) Q-Link Knob columns accessible via Q-Link button
(1) 360° encoder for display navigation and selection via push
(22) dedicated function buttons; red-, amber-, or green-backlit
Connectivity (2) 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS inputs (1 stereo pair)
(6) 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS outputs (3 stereo pairs)
(1) 1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo headphone output
(2) RCA inputs (1 stereo pair)
(2) 5-pin MIDI inputs
(2) 5-pin MIDI outputs
(2) USB Type-A ports
(1) USB Type-B port
(1) SD card slot
(1) power adapter input
Bluetooth SpecificationBluetooth 4.0
Included Software Details AIR Instruments:
Hybrid 3
Vacuum Pro
Xpand 2
Mini Grand
AIR FX Collection
25GB Required Space
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