Akai Professional MPK Mini 3 Black MIDI Keyboard

Akai Professional MPK Mini 3 Black MIDI Keyboard



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Looking for an entry-level, budget-friendly MIDI Keyboard controller that can take you on your first, fifth, or even twentieth foray into pro-grade production? Then we have just the thing in store for you!

All-Black 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller

With the Akai Professional MPK Mini MK3 Black you get a sleek, all-black take on the world's best-selling, entry-level, MIDI keyboard controller - a budget-friendly, 25-key controller which delivers all that you need to kickstart your music production career.

With its compact size and plug-and-play compatibility, the MPK Mini MK3 Black is an ideal starting point for new music producers who need to take their production processes from place to place. In addition to this, it brings together a plethora of pads and assignable controls, along with a new Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed, which ensures a realistic playing experience each and every time.

In other words, whether you're a novice or an experienced Pro, the MPK Mini MK3 Black can deliver the goods on any task you set your mind to.

Akai Professional MPK Mini 3 Black MIDI Keyboard Highlights

  • 25 Mini Keys Featuring Redesigned Keybed for Incredible Dynamic Expression & Precise Articulation
  • Brilliant OLED Display for Immediate Parameter Feedback
  • 8 Bankable MPC Performance Pads w/ Legendary Note Repeat and Full Level Functions
  • 8 Endless Knobs
  • 4-Way Joystick for Pitch & Modulation Control
  • Class-Compliant USB Connectivity
  • Built-in Arpeggiator
  • Sustain Pedal Input Jack
  • Superior, Sturdy Design & Build
  • 1500+ Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production – Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments (Bassline, Tubesynth, Electric, Hybrid 3, Mini Grand, Velvet) and 2GB of sound content

Complete Music Production Starter Kit

From the beginning of your songwriting journey to the end, the Akai Professional MPK Mini 3 brings together everything you will need to let your creativity flow.

From a DAW based on the legendary MPC workflow, to professional-grade drum and sample expansion packs, and some of the most versatile virtual plugin instruments available, your possibilities are near endless.

Whether you want to make a summer party banger, sculpt a heart-warming ballad, or write a musical score for the next blockbuster film, the MPK Mini MK3 gives you all of the tools you need.

Ultimate Performer

As mentioned above, the MPK Mini 3 features a newly reimagined Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed, which offers incredible performance levels whatever your experience.

Whether you want to add the lush sound of a grand piano, or searing synth leads, this keybed ensures you get the very best out of the playing experience.

MPC Pad Power

In addition to the new keybed, you can add that human touch to your percussion tracks with 8 professional-grade pads pulled directly from Akai Professional's flagship MPC series.

Each of these velocity-sensitive pads delivers the perfect touch for accurate drumming and versatile sample playbacks.

Get Hands-On With Your Production

Gain immediate control over ANY assignable parameter in your DAW with the MPK mini's rotary knobs.

With parameters such as EQ, various effects, and much more at your disposal, these knobs will allow you to change-up your synth sounds on the fly, any time you want to.

Feedback Where You Need It

Thanks to the MPK Mini's brand-new OLED display, this controller gives you plenty of essential visual feedback based on your selections.

Whether you want to see your DAW mode selection, velocity, CC, or much more, this screen will allow you to spend more time focusing on playing music rather than on your PC monitor.

Every Tool You Demand

In addition to the new tools, the MPK Mini 3 comes equipped with tried and trusted MPK Mini features for the complete experience.

These features include tools such as Note Repeat, Arpeggiator, and even the omni-directional joystick, offering incredible levels of flexibility to make your performance your own.

Superior Design, Robust Build

To deliver their finest MPK Mini to date, Akai Professional have gone with a complete physical overhaul.

Featuring an all-new rock-solid design, plug and play connectivity, and an intuitive layout, the MPK Mini MK3 allows you to focus on your creativity any time, and any where.

MPC Beats Software

As mentioned above, the MPK Mini 3 comes complete with software that incorporates the finest parts of the legendary MPC workflow: MPC Beats.

This software brings together all of the essential tools needed for pro-grade production standards, and allows you to edit samples, mixdown your tracks with world-class audio effects, utilise legendary MPC synth engines to find any sound, record your music, and much more besides.

In addition to this, MPC Beats will host your AU/VST plugins, allowing you to expand your arsenal with complete compatibility with industry standard Virrtual Studio Technology.

Not only that, but if you need to collaborate you can open MPC Beats as a plugin within any DAW, allowing you to take your music wherever you need to go.

Akai Professional MPK Mini 3 Black MIDI Keyboard Specs

  • Note Keys: 25 velocity-sensitive keys; 10-octave range with octave up/down buttons
  • Pads: 8 assignable backlit pads, velocity- and pressure-sensitive; 2 banks
  • Knobs: 8 assignable, 360 degree knobs
  • X-Y Controller: 1 x configurable thumbstick, with 3 modes
  • Inputs/Outputs: 1 x USB Port, 1 x 1/4" TS input for sustain pedal
  • Power: USB Bus-Powered
  • Dimensions: 12.5" x 7.13" x 1.75"
  • Weight: 1.65 lbs
More Information
Manufacturer Akai Professional
SKU 312497
Shipping Weight (kg) 5.000000
Software Included MPC Beats
Power Supply USB Bus Powered
Warranty 2 years
Number of Keys 25 keys


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