Akai MPD218 & APC Key 25 Pad Controller + Keyboard, Ableton Live Lite

Akai MPD218 & APC Key 25 Pad Controller + Keyboard, Ableton Live Lite
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  • Ableton Live Lite included
  • Midi control for virtually any DAW
  • 16 MPC style pads
  • Includes MPC Essentials software
  • USB powered
Warranty:  1 Year
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Akai USB MIDI Pad Controller & Keyboard Package

Experience expanded control of your VST instrument and effect collection with APC Key 25 and VIP3.0 (Free Download Included). VIP3.0 provides you with unparalleled access to your virtual instrument and effect collection, seamlessly integrating the hardware / software experience and grants the unrestricted freedom to create in a user-friendly, intuitive format.

The combination of VIP and APC Key 25 maximizes workflow and ensures a playing experience that feels natural and enhances creativity – the natural, tactile feel of hardware  fused with the unrivalled processing capability of virtual Instruments. Quickly find sounds based on instrument type, timbre, style or articulation from your entire VST library; sculpt immersive, expressive sounds and textures layering up to 8 separate instruments and patches per VIP instance; load up to 4 different VST effects per instrument channel to sculpt the perfect sound; put power into your performance with Pad Chord Progressions and user-friendly Key Control processors; and much more.

From live performance to studio production, VIP’s user-friendly functionality coupled with a diverse feature set guarantees simple, seamless integration into your existing setup and provides the ultimate platform for unrestricted creative expression.

The MPD2 Series is a product of over six years of detailed customer research and user feedback. We asked what you wanted and we listened closely. We took what you told us and turned it into the most capable and user-friendly line of pad controllers Akai Professional has developed to date.

The MPD218 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs alike. Its intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of computer music production.

MPD218:

  • 16 Thick Fat backlit MPC pads
  • 48 assignable pads accessible via 3 banks
  • 18 assignable 360-dgree potentiometers accessible via 3 banks
  • MPC Note Repeat and Full Level
  • iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • 16 configurable presets
  • USB powered, no AC adapter required
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums

APC Key 25:

  • Ableton Live controller with built-in performance keyboard
  • Seamlessly integrates 1 to 1 with Ableton Live
  • Clip-launch matrix with tri-color lighting displays current clip status
  • 25 synth-action mini keys
  • 8 assignable knobs map to Ableton Live and control volume, sends, and more
  • Shift button and directional arrows manipulate the scope of the grid
  • Dedicated Octave Up, Octave Down, and Sustain buttons
  • USB-powered and plug-and-play setup for Mac and PC
  • Production package included: Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech, SONiVOX Twist, and Toolroom artist launch packs (downloads)

MPD218:

Macintosh 1.25 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel Mac recommended)
1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended)
Mac OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended)
Available USB port
PC 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 Celeron-compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended)
1 GB RAM (2GB recommended)
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP
Windows-compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended)
QuickTime recommended
Available USB port

APC Key 25:

Mac System Requirements Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.5 or later
Windows System Requirements Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8; multicore processor; 2 GB RAM; Windows compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended), QuickTime recommended
Connectivity Available USB Port

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Spain, Austria, Denmark, Hungary 3-5 Working Days £19.99

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Akai MPD218 & APC Key 25 Pad Controller + Keyboard, Ableton Live Lite

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