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Akai MPK225 25-key Compact Keyboard Controller
Akai MPK225 25-key Compact Keyboard Controller
Akai MPK225 25-key Compact Keyboard Controller

Akai MPK225 25-key Compact Keyboard Controller

Vendor
Akai
Regular price
$249.00
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$249.00
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$349.00
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MPK225 comes equipped with 25 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.

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

Specs

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
(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)
19.25" x 11.75" x 3.63"

Weight
6.09 lbs