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Akai Professional MPK Mini MK3 Keyboard Controller Red

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Overview

Create from anywhere with this powerful USB MIDI controller.

Step into the world of professional production with this amazing beat maker. The MPK mini mk3 is the third iteration of Akai Professional's best-selling mini keyboard controller.

The MPK mini mk3 has something for every modern producer. Players of all levels will enjoy universal compatibility with their favorite DAWs. Eight pads and assignable controls give you full command of your production. The enhanced Gen 2 dynamic keybed captures every subtlety of your performance. And the compact size makes it easy to take this beat maker with you wherever you go.

The MPK mini mk3 is a complete package of great production tools. Every song starts somewhere, so start your next hit with MPK mini.

Play Your Best
The reimagined Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed on the MPK mini delivers a piano key performance. From grand pianos to searing synth leads and lush electric pianos, this keybed captures the best of any playing style and virtual instrument.

MPC Pad Power

Using the same pads on Akai Professional's flagship MPC series, the MPK mini features 8 velocity-sensitive pads. These bankable, backlit MPC pads deliver the perfect touch for precise drumming and melodic sample playback. Even the most demanding performers will be impressed.

Production That Puts You In Control
MPK mini’s rotary knobs give you full control of any assignable parameter in your music application. Tweak that EQ with precision or change-up your synth sounds on the y. Make that reverb wetter and mix to perfection.

Feedback Where You Need It
MPK mini’s new OLED display gives you visual feedback of DAW mode selection, velocity, CC, and more. Spend more time focusing on your music and less on your computer screen.

Every Tool You Demand
Note repeat, arpeggiator and the omni-directional joystick are the trusted features players expect with the MPK mini. It’s all here in MPK mini mk3, giving you the flexibility to make your performance your own.

Superior Design, Robust Build
The MPK mini mp3 is the most premium model in this series to date. The rock-solid, go-anywhere design, plug-and-play connectivity and a user-friendly workflow remove the barriers to your creativity.

Complete Music Production Starter Kit
You'll be making music in no time with the MPK mini's Complete Music Production Starter Kit. Start with a DAW based on the legendary MPC workflow, add in drum and sample expansion packs that the industry pros use, and top it off with the most versatile virtual plugin instruments available today. Pump out a hit summer party anthem, craft the next ballad to touch hearts worldwide or develop the soundtrack to a generation. The possibilities are endless. Featured software includes MPC Beats, AIR Hybrid, Mini Grand, Velvet and assorted MPC Expansion packs.

MPC Beats Software
Incorporating the finest parts of the MPC workflow, MPC Beats features all the essential tools for pro production. Edit samples, record audio and mixdown your tracks with world-class audio effects. Find any sound with the same synth engines found on the MPCs, and much more. MPC Beats will host your AU/VST plugins, so as you expand your arsenal, you’ll have complete compatibility with industry-standard virtual studio technology. Need to collaborate? MPC Beats opens as a plugin in any DAW.

Sounds
Feel confident in your productions with a sample collection from some of the finest sound designers in the music production game. The collection includes F9 Instruments, Decap, Sample Tools by Cr2, MSX Sound Design and much more. Premium and versatile kick drums, snares, 808s, melodic loops, and must-have keygroup instruments let you produce melodic line imaginable. Everything you need is here in the MPK mini mp3.

Features

  • 25 mini keys featuring redesigned Gen 2 Keybed for incredible dynamic expression and precise articulation
  • Brilliant OLED display for immediate parameter feedback
  • 8 bankable MPC performance pads with 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 and 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

Beat making wherever you go. Order your MPK Mini [MK3] controller today.

Specs

MPK Mini MK3 Keyboard Controller Specifications:

Keyboard
  • Number of keys: 25
  • Action: Piano
  • Key size: Mini
  • Velocity sensitive: Yes
Connectivity
  • MIDI: Yes
  • USB: Yes
  • Pedal inputs: Yes
Controls
  • Pads: 8
  • Pitch bend/Modulation: Both
  • DAW transport: Yes
Onboard Features
  • Display: OLED
  • Bundled Software: MPC Beats
  • Arpeggiator: Yes
Other
  • Width: 12.5 in.
  • Height: 1.75 in.
  • Depth: 7.13 in.
  • Weight: 1.65 lb.
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