Akai MPK Mini MK2 Keyboard

The new MPK mini is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With an array of hardware controls, MPK mini lets you record, compose, and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes.

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Take control, wherever you go
Go mobile without losing control. Akai Professional’s MPK Mini MKII is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With a cluster of production-centric in-demand hardware controls coupled with a slim-line ultra-portable footprint, MPK Mini MKII lets you record, compose and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes.

Core control
MPK Mini MKII includes all the essential tools for quickly laying down and expanding upon your musical ideas. 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys, a four-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation manipulation, eight backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads and eight assignable Q-Link knobs provide the core functionality specifically engineered for rapid production potential, all housed in an ultra-portable footprint.

Express yourself
Whatever your needs, MPK Mini MKII empowers producers with essential control that’s ready to capture the idea in your head whenever inspiration strikes; dedicated octave up and down buttons increase the keyboard to the full melodic range – Ideal for playing basslines, chords, melodies and more; a conveniently located sustain pedal input provides expanded control for expressive, immersive performances; finally, an on-board arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range, and modes for simple, user-friendly and rapid creation of intricate melodic lines.

Plug-and-play
For maximum portability, MPK Mini MKII requires no software drivers or external power adapter for operation. Combining plug-and-play connectivity, a seamless USB-MIDI connection and power via a single USB connection to your Mac or PC, MPK Mini MKII is a portable production powerhouse. Plus, for instant-recall of critical settings, four memory banks enable you to store hardware/software presets for rapid setup of your computer and MPK Mini MKII on the fly.

Additional Features
  • Incorporates 5 years of user feedback for an all-new, enhanced design.
  • 25 synth-action mini keys.
  • 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control.
  • 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads with Note Repeat & Full Level.
  • 8 assignable Q-Link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins, and more.
  • Total Control Wherever You Go – USB MIDI keyboard controller with 25 velocity-sensitive keys and octave up / down buttons to access the full melodic range – perfect virtual synthesizer control
  • Express Yourself – Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation MIDI control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
  • Plug & Play – No drivers required, USB powered and ultra portable design lets you create anywhere
  • Beat Maker Essentials – 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC drum pads with Note Repeat & Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual instrument / DAW controls
  • Take Command of Your DAW – 8 fully-assignable Q-Link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins and more
  • The MPC Production Experience – Includes MPC Beats Software compete with the finest features and essential production tools from the AKAI Professional MPC Series
  • 1400 Sounds and Everything You Need For Pro Production – Production software package for Mac and PC included: AKAI Pro MPC Beats, SONiVOX Wobble, and Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech (downloads)

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Akai

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