For music enthusiasts and professionals seeking a compact, versatile, and high-quality MIDI controller, the MPK225 25-Keys USB/MIDI Compact Keyboard Controller is a perfect choice. This portable and durable keyboard controller is designed to provide an effortless integration and enhanced workflow with your VST instrument and effect collection, thanks to Akai Pro VIP3.0. This keyboard controller offers unparalleled access to your virtual instrument and effect collection, creating a seamless blend between hardware and software. The fusion of tactile hardware with the unrivalled processing capability of virtual instruments ensures a playing experience that feels natural and boosts creativity. The MPK225 allows you to quickly find sounds based on instrument type, timbre, style, or articulation from your entire VST library. It enables you to sculpt immersive, expressive sounds and textures by layering up to 8 separate instruments and patches per VIP instance. It also allows you to load up to 4 different VST effects per instrument channel to craft the perfect sound. The MPK225 is equipped with 25 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch, 8 MPC-style pads with RGB feedback, 8 assignable knobs, 4 backlit buttons, and onboard transport buttons. It also features three banks that expand the number of knobs and switches, and four pad banks that increase the number of pads. The MPK225 comes with a premium piano-style keybed for an unprecedented response and natural feel. Each key is velocity-sensitive and outfitted with aftertouch for dynamic, expressive performances and recordings. Onboard Octave Up and Down controls allow players to access the entire melodic range, enabling you to play bass lines, piano harmony, solo leads, and much more. The MPK225 is USB-powered and optimized to interface directly with your Mac or PC with plug-and-play connectivity. It is engineered to be an all-in-one controller solution, combining deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK225 is armed with powerful production software, including Ableton Live Lite and MPC Essentials, for out-of-the-box music creation. It also comes with two high-definition virtual synthesizers, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech and SONiVOX Twist, providing the best of synthesis technology to users. Whether you're a music producer seeking freedom from computer-based music production, or a creative explorer searching for the perfect controller for DAW-centric creative exploration, the MPK225 25-Keys USB/MIDI Compact Keyboard Controller offers the ultimate platform for unrestricted creative expression. Includes: MPK225 25-Keys USB/MIDI Compact Keyboard Controller - USB Cable - Quickstart Guide - Akai 1 Year Limited Warranty Features: 25 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch 8 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads each with 4 banks for 32 pads 12 assignable Q-Link controllers include 8 control knobs and 4 backlit buttons Revamped control layout with backlit LCD screen USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input & output iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately) Comprehensive transport and parameter controls for hands-on DAW integration MPC Note Repeat and arpeggiator for advanced rhythmic and melodic manipulation MPC Full Level, Tap Tempo, and Time Division assist with dynamics and tempo Pitch bend, modulation, and octave controls for expressive recording and performing 1 assignable footswitch jack & 1 expression jack USB power and plug-and-play connectivity Production software package included: Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech, SONiVOX Twist 2.0 & Akai Pro MPC Essentials (downloads) Includes VIP3.0 - the ground-breaking, award-winning music software platform that provides musicians and composers with a powerful hands-on control solution for their virtual instrument and virtual effect collection Specifications: Keys: 25 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch Pads: 8 pressure- and velocity-sensitive light-up MPC-style pads x 4 banks Q-Link Controls: 8 assignable control knobs 4 backlit buttons Computer Interface: USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input & output Octaves: 10 with Octave Up and Down Arpeggiator: Yes Additional Controls: MPC Note Repeat MPC Full Level Tap Tempo Time Division Additional Inputs: 1x 1/4 (6.35mm) TRS expression pedal input 1x 1/4 (6.35mm) TS sustain pedal or footswitch input Power: USB power; no power adapter required Dimensions (W x D x H): 19.25 x 11.75 x 3.63 (48.9 x 29.85 x 9.22cm) Weight: 6.09 lb (2.76kg)

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Brand
Model
  • MPK225
Categories
MIDI I/O
  • USB MIDI
  • MIDI Input
  • MIDI Output
Number of Keys
  • 25 Keys
Keyboard Action
  • Semi-Weighted
Number of Pads
  • 8 Pads
Key Size
  • Full Size

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New York, NY, United States
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