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Akai MPK249 USB/MIDI 49-Key Keyboard Controller
Akai MPK249 USB/MIDI 49-Key Keyboard Controller
Akai MPK249 USB/MIDI 49-Key Keyboard Controller
Akai MPK249 USB/MIDI 49-Key Keyboard Controller
Akai MPK249 USB/MIDI 49-Key Keyboard Controller

Akai MPK249 USB/MIDI 49-Key Keyboard Controller

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Akai
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$399.00
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$399.00
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MPK249 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.

  • 49 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch
  • 16 RGB-illuminated MPC pads each with 4 banks for 64 pads
  • 24 assignable Q-Link controllers include knobs, faders, and switches (8 of each)
  • Revamped control layout with backlit LCD screen
  • iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input & output
  • Comprehensive transport and parameter controls for hands-on DAW integration
  • MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, and arpeggiator for advanced rhythmic and melodic manipulation
  • MPC Full Level, 16 Levels, 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 and 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, and 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

Keys

  • 49 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch

Pads

  • 16 pressure- and velocity-sensitive
  • light-up MPC-style pads x 4 banks

Q-Link Controls

  • 8 control knobs
  • 8 faders
  • 8 backlit switches

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 Swing
  • MPC Full Level
  • 16 Levels
  • Tap Tempo
  • Time Division

Additional Inputs

  • (1) 1/4" (6.35mm) TRS expression pedal input
  • (1) 1/4" (6.35mm) TS sustain pedal or footswitch input

Power

  • USB power; no power adapter required

Dimensions (Width x Depth x Height)

  • 29" x 12.25" x 3.38"

Weight

  • 12.6 lbs