|Product Dimensions||33.22 x 25.3 x 4.88 cm; 1.4 Kilograms|
|Item Model Number||MPD226|
|Colour||RGB LED Pads|
|Size||64 Pad Banks|
|Item Weight||1.4 kg|
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Akai Professional MPD226 | 16-Pad USB/MIDI Pad Controller with RBG MPC Pads, Production-Ready Controls and Production Software Package Included
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- Ultra-portable feature-packed pad controller with 16 thick fat RGB illuminated velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads
- Easily accessible dedicated controls for four pad banks provides a total of 64 assignable pads
- Four assignable faders, four assignable Q-Link knobs and four assignable Q-Link buttons with a total of 36 assignable controls accessible via three banks
- MPC note repeat, MPC swing, 16 level, full level and tap tempo controls for immersive expressive performances
- Comprehensive software suite included - Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums
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The MPD226 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 seamless USB connectivity to bring the feel of beat making into the world of computer music production. Combining 16 ultra-sensitive, hyper-playable thick fat MPC pads, four knobs, faders and buttons (all arranged in three banks for 36 total controls), a comprehensive software suite and effortless plug-and-play connectivity for Mac and PC, MPD226 is the perfect full-featured bridge between your creativity and your computer-based studio, opening a world of creative possibilities accessible at your fingertips.
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Pro Pad Performance
With MPD226 an intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with seamless USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of computer music production. At the heart of MPD226 are 16 ultra-sensitive, hyper-playable Thick Fat RGB illuminated MPC pads, ideal for triggering drums, one-shots, melodic samples, basslines and more; with four pad banks available and a pressure- and velocity-sensitive specification, expand MPD226’s performance capability to 64 fully-assignable, ultra-reactive triggers that capture every subtlety and nuance of your performance.
Pro Pad Performance
The power to produce anywhere
The MPC legacy
Ableton Live Lite
Ableton Live Lite provides core-performance and beat-production functionality in an intuitive DAW environment offering a rapid, intuitive workflow, live remixing capability, professional-quality audio recording and full-featured MIDI sequencing on up to eight tracks.
MPC Beats Software
Whatever you set out to achieve, MPC Beats will get you started. This immersive digital audio workstation lets you edit samples, mixdown your tracks, find any sound with three pro synth engines found on the legendary MPCs, record audio tracks and much more.
SONiVOX Drum Suite
With MPD226, experience immediate, out-of-the-box creative potential courtesy of Big Bang Drums and Big Bang Cinematic Percussion virtual instruments from SONiVOX, an industry leader in the development of cutting-edge production-focused plugins.
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By Chris Eaton mgl on 3 September 2020
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So... this is a update on my purchase. Now I have had time to play around with this a bit more I can now fully say with out any doubts this is a brilliant piece of equipment. I have been using this to mix , run samples and use it as a drum kit too in addition to this I bought the akai 25 key midi keyboard too and found that the software can be used on the akai 26 and mpd218 . I would love to try out more of there line as I was amazed at the quality and software you get with each item you buy. Anyone wishing to get a jumpstart to there music then look no further than here.
Again I would love to test and own other midi devices that akai produce
every single pad on my MPD226 double hits, when i record a sequence I need to quantize and clean up the MIDI every single time because of the double hits. It's extremely annoying and as a result I don't use the device, it's in my cupboard collecting dust.
1 Star rating because this is a common fault with many of these device, AKAI need to take responsibility and either stop selling this product or put the price up a bit and use better components.... even have a better Quality Control process.