The Akai MPK Mini Play Controller Keyboard with Speaker is an ultra-compact mini-keyboard with an impressive array of sounds, knobs and pads to provide "hands-on" standalone-performance, no matter what your location. The MPK mini play strikes the perfect balance between portability and comprehensive software control thanks to the 25-note keyboard, 8 back-lit, MPC-style pads and 4 rotary-knobs, the MPK mini-play is the ultimate portable controller to get your music moving.
Composition on the go
The Akai Pro MPK mini play keyboard is ideal for quickly creating notes and phrases on the fly or whilst connected to a computer. The 25-mini keys allow you to play any of the 128 sounds and 10 drum kits, while accessing different pitch ranges is done instantly through dedicated Octave Up and Down buttons.
The less experienced player can easily create sparkling, staccato leads and driving bass-lines in a variety of time denominations and patterns with MPK mini play's built-in Arpeggiator. A Tap-Tempo button gives you the ability to quickly adjust the Arpeggiator clock which is essential if you're looking to stay in sync with a band.
The MPK mini play has 8 back-lit, velocity-sensitive pads are based on Akai Professional’s MPC line of iconic music production stations. Great for firing one-shot samples and sequencing drum patterns, you can use the pads to send note information, MIDI CCs, or even program changes. Pressing the Bank button will quickly toggle between 2 banks of pads giving you access to 16 pads in total. Additionally, the MPK mini has 4 assignable knobs to control virtually any parameter in your software.
Akai Pro MPK mini works plug-and-play with Mac and PC and requires no software driver installation or wall power for operation. It has four memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to your favourite software programs. Studio, stage or on the train, the Akai MPK Mini Play Controller Keyboard is superb little creation station.
Manufacturer Akai Model MPK Mini Play Controller Keyboard Weight 0.9 kg Number of Keys 25 velocity-sensitive Pads 8 velocity-sensitive, light-up MPC-style pads x 2 banks Knobs 4 assignable controller pots Sounds 128 Instrument, 10 Drum Kits Arpeggiator Yes Input Power USB Bus Powered/Battery Powered Computer Interface USB/MIDI
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