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Akai Professional MPC Live II Special Retro Edition

Akai Professional MPC Live II Special Retro Edition



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The Akai Professional MPC Live II Special Retro Edition gives you the same powerful performance and streamlined workflow as the standard MPC Live 2 but with a a fantastic new look for old-school enthusiasts.

Retro-Inspired MPC Live II

With the MPC Live II Retro, you have the same great performance as the standard Akai Professional MPC Live 2 but with a fantastic new aesthetic inspired by classic gear that fans of the old-school are going to love.

Akai Professional MPC Live II Special Retro Edition Key Features:

  • Standalone MPC – no computer required
  • Built-in monitors
  • 7-inch high-resolution multi-touch display
  • 16 velocity sensitive RGB pads
  • Internal, rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Also acts as a control surface for MPC 2 software
  • Phono and line level inputs
  • (3) Stereo outputs (6 Mono)
  • (2) 5-pin MIDI In, (2) 5-pin MIDI Out
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB onboard storage
  • Full-size SD card slot
  • User-expandable 2.5-inch SATA drive connector (SSD or HDD)
  • (2) USB-A 3.0 slots for thumb drives or MIDI controllers
  • 4 TRS CV/Gate jacks, 8 outputs total
  • Wi-Fi & Bluetooth enabled
  • Ableton Link for cross-platform collaboration
  • MPC 2.9 Firmware Update: now includes 8 all-new synth engines, powering 9 incredible DrymSynth plugins
  • Includes 3-Months Free Access to Splice (Offer available to new Splice customers only)

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.

Built-In Stereo Monitor

Built into the Akai Professional MPC Live II is a stereo monitor which has been designed from scratch and features a dual tweeter-woofer system.

This monitoring system lets you listen hear your performance right rom the MPC Live II itself for great music-making on the go.

Alternatively, you can connect your studio speakers to the Akai MPC Live II Retro to turn off the built-in monitors and get another perspective on your sound.

Full Force MPC

Using the same multi-core processor found in the MPC X, the Akai Professional MPC Live II Special Retro Edition gives you all the great features you could want in a modern MPC.

A 16 RGB pad format can be found on the MPC Live 2 for intuitive performance while the bright, 7" touch-screen makes editing your sounds and samples easy.

Four capacitive touch knobs can also be found on board the Akai Professional MPC Live II for tactile control all the critical functions.

You'll also appreciate the series of dedicated buttons on the MPC Live II Retro to optimise your workflow.

Incredibly Mobile and Packed with Connectivity

With three stereo 1/4" TRS outputs, phone/line-level input, USB, MIDI and four TRS CV/Gate Outputs along with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, the Akai Professional MPC Live II Retro offers incredible flexibility too.

Buy Akai Professional MPC Live II Special Retro Edition from PMT Online now for incredible versatility, portability and performance in an amazing standalone MPC with great connectivity options.

More Information
Manufacturer Akai Professional
SKU 315750
Shipping Weight (kg) 4.000000


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