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Akai Professional MPC One

Akai Professional MPC One



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The Akai Professional MPC One ushers in a new age of beatmaking, with a new addition to their 'standalone' MPC lineup with all the tools a modern producer needs for seamless music creation.

Next-Gen Standalone Music Production Centre

Following the instant success of the MPC X and MPC Live, the new MPC One aims to deliver a completely seamless, fluid workflow and next-generation features to the MPC family. All wrapped up in a rugged, road-ready enclosure to withstanding everything you throw at it.

Powered by the most powerful processor found in any standalone production device, MPC is controlled by a 7" multi-touch colour interface and an intuitive touch key layout. Akai Professional have somehow packed all the core features of the MPC X into a compact form factor. With its unprecedented combination of sheer production power, compact size and incredible price point, the MPC One establishes an unmatched standard for capability and value.

MPC One even includes seamless Splice integration, so you can browse, access and pull in the world's most extensive sonic library to your project, in an instant. No more copying files to flash drives or floppy disks. The next generation of MPC is here!

Akai Professional MPC One Key Features:

  • Standalone MPC - no computer required
  • Powered by MPC Software 2
  • Powerful Multicore System from the MPC Live and MPC X
  • 16 velocity-sensitive RGB Pads
  • 7" high-resolution multi-touch display
  • 2GB RAM, 4GB of on-board storage
  • Mac & PC Controller for MPC Software 2 (Included)
  • Stereo Line-Level Inputs
  • MIDI In and MIDI Out
  • 8 x CV/Gate Outputs using 1/8-inch (3.5mm) TRS cables (mono TS cable compatible)
  • 2 x USB-A 3.0 Slots for thumb drives or MIDI Controllers
  • SD card slot
  • MPC 2.9 Firmware Update: includes 8 all-new synth engines, powering 9 incredible DrymSynth plugins

MPC 2.9 Firmware Update

Whether you're a producer, live performer, or DAWless jammer, this could well be the update you've been waiting for!

This excellent update sees the inclusion of the wonderful DrumSynth addon to your production tools, adding unparalleled rythmic power to your already impressive toolset.

DrumSynth Key Features

  • Build and design any synthesised drum sound
  • Powerful sound generators driven by completely new FM synthesis, analogue & physical modelling, and
  • sample-based algorithms
  • 8 Individual Engines: Kick, Snare, Clap, Percussion, Tom, Crash, Hi Hat, and Ride
  • Built-in sound effects, including Transient Shaper, Tuning, EQ, Compression, Delay, Reverb and more
  • Multi-Mode to access all 8 engines simultaneously
  • Save and store your designs to user presets

To download this update simply head on over to the official Akai Professional website at, and click on the appropriate product page for the download link and installation instructions.

Powered by MPC Software 2

Akai Professional's reimagined MPC 2 Software drives MPC One in both standalone and controller modes. This is a cutting-edge production suite combining 128-track sequencing capability, real-time time stretching, clip-launch functionality, advanced MIDI editing capability, VST compatibility in controller mode, operation as a standalone application on Mac & PC, advanced sampling & audio editing/recording functionality, seamless DAW integration, a redesigned GUI and much more.

Whether you're seeking freedom from computer-based music production or searching for the perfect controller for DAW-centric creative exploration, MPC 2 Software delivers the ultimate in adaptive creative versatility.

Connect Hardware and Software

The MPC One is ready to work with your current studio environment and will grow with you as your needs expand. Connect your USB controller or line-level 1/4-inch instruments. Control your MIDI devices and your CV/Gate modules & racks. And there's no need to worry about interconnectivity, since MPC One is ready to work seamlessly alongside pro music production gear.

With Splice natively embedded in MPC One, you will experience immediate network access to your own Splice library directly from the touch user interface.

Pre-Loaded with Great Sounds

Akai Professional MPC One comes loaded with 2GB of new drum sample & loop collections, curated specifically for this new hardware, delivering a library full of hard-hitting, dynamic drum sounds, sure to impress the most demanding creators. The MPC One features the signature synth engines Electric, Tubesynth and Bassline as well as the worldclass AIR FX for mixing & mastering.

Want to add more sounds? Not a problem, the Akai Professional MPC One ships with 4GB of internal Micro SD storage, a built-in SD Card sslot and USB Drive slot for immediate access to your personal sample libraries.

With MPC One, artists have everything they need to deliver impressive, professional productions and streaming-ready records.

Akai Professional MPC One Technical Specifications:


  • 16 x Velocity- And Pressure-sensitive Pads, RGB-backlit 8 x Banks Accessible Via Pad Bank Buttons


  • 4 x 360 degree Touch-sensitive Q-link Knobs
  • 4 x Q-link Knob Columns Accessible Via Q-link Button
  • 1 x 360 degree Encoder For Display Navigation And Selection Via Push


  • 31 x Dedicated Function Buttons; Red-, Amber-, Or Green-backlit


  • 7.0" / 177mm (diagonal)
  • 5.9" x 3.7" / 151 x 94mm (Width x Height)
  • Full-Colour LED-Backlit Display With Touch Interface


  • Processor: Quad-core Arm Processor
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 2GB User Storage, 2GB Pre-installed Content


  • 2 x 1/4" (6.35mm) Trs Inputs (1 Stereo Pair)
  • 2 x 1/4" (6.35mm) Trs Outputs (1 Stereo Pair)
  • 1 x 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Headphone Output
  • 1 x 5-pin Midi Inputs
  • 1 x 5-pin Midi Outputs
  • 4 x CV/gate Outputs
  • 1 x USB Type-a Port
  • 1 x USB Type-b Port
  • 1 x SD Card Slot
  • 1 x Power Adapter Input


  • Via Power Adapter: 19v, 3.42a, Centre-positive, Included
  • Dimensions (width x Depth x Height): 10.7" x 10.7" x 2.1" (272 x 272 x 53mm)
  • Weight: 4.7 Lbs / 2.1kg
More Information
Manufacturer Akai Professional
SKU 309058
Shipping Weight (kg) 3.000000


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