Akai Professional MPD232 USB MIDI Pad Controller

Akai Professional MPD232 USB MIDI Pad Controller

For music producers that want hands-on control over their software parameters, with the precision drum programming offered with Akai's MPC-style drum pads, the MPD232 has been given a fresh new set of...
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For music producers that want hands-on control over their software parameters, with the precision drum programming offered with Akai's MPC-style drum pads, the MPD232 has been given a fresh new set of upgrades.

16 Multicolour Backlit MPC Pads, 8 Faders, 8 Knobs, 8 Buttons, Transport Controls, Step Sequencer MIDI I/O, and Bundled Software

Akai have taken onboard the feedback of thousands of music producers that fell in love with the original MPD series. The Akai MPD232 now re-affirms itself as the most fully-functional line of pad controllers available, inheriting the classic 16 MPC drum pads with new RGB backlights. 4 pad banks enable up to 64 sounds to be triggered from the MPD232, with 8 Q-Link faders, 8 knobs, 8 buttons and an additional 3 Control banks for expansive DAW control. A brand new 32-step sequencer makes it even easier to programme precise drum loops you can import directly into your DAW or for a live show.

iOS compatibility with your tablet and smartphone is now possible using the optional Camera Connection Kit, and the Akai MPD232 comes with 30 presets for instant mapping to FL Studio, Battery, Logic, Reason, and all major DAWs.

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!

Key Features:

  • 64-part, 32-step sequencer to control pad events
  • 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity- and pressure-sensitive MPC Pads
  • 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks
  • 8 assignable Q-Link faders, 8 assignable Q-Link knobs, 8 assignable Q-Link buttons
  • 72 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
  • Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, 16 Level, Full Level and Tap Tempo
  • Dedicated transport controls
  • iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • 30 presets total, with configurations for most popular DAWs
  • Works with virtually any MIDI software or MIDI hardware
  • MIDI In and Out jacks for controlling external gear
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite
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Manufacturer Akai Professional
SKU 142685
Shipping Weight (kg) 1.500000


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