Akai Professional LPD8 Portable Pad Controller

Akai Professional LPD8 Portable Pad Controller

The Akai LPD8 is the ultimate portable MIDI Controller, perfectly suited for tapping out beats or making last-minute edits to a mix whilst on the move.
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The Akai LPD8 is the ultimate portable MIDI Controller, perfectly suited for tapping out beats or making last-minute edits to a mix whilst on the move.

Portable 8-pad USB MIDI Controller with pad bank select and assignable rotary controls

Measuring in at only 13 inches across, this compact and lightweight controller gives you access to 8 MPC-style drum pads for velocity-sensitive drum programming or sample triggering. 8 rotary encoder knobs are assignable within almost any feature of your software, for hands-on control over effects, virtual synth parameters or your mixer.

The Akai LPD 8 features plug and play technology for Mac and PC systems. No software driver installation or wall power is needed. The Akai LPD8 has four memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to different software programs they use.

MPC Beats - Beat Making Starts Here

Also included is the new MPC Beats software.

This free software is based on the legendary MPC workflow and allows you to get incredible results with ease in your home studio.

Everything you need is included in this software for you to make great sounding beats in no time.

You'll find MPC Beats incredibly intuitive and inspiring when creating your beats.

Over 80 audio FX plugins are included so you can maninuplate your sound however you wish while VST/AU compatibility allows you to really expand your sound.

All this and much more is yours and it's free with this AKAI hardware!

  • USB MIDI, works with virtually any music software or DAW
  • 8 backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads to send note or program changes
  • 8 Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameter
  • 4 programmable memory banks
  • Editing software for Mac and PC included
  • USB bus-powered, no power adapter required
  • Class-compliant with Mac and PC, no driver required


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Manufacturer Akai Professional
SKU 70786
Shipping Weight (kg) 0.400000
Software Included Vyzex MIDI map Editor Software
Power Supply USB Bus Powered
Warranty 2 years


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