Incorporating over five years of user feedback into its design, Akai have really packed in the features on this Akai APC Key 25 Keyboard / Controller. Combing the killer combination of the a clip launching panel with a slick keyboard below the APC key 25 is ideal to take your live show or tracks to the next level! 25 synth action mini keys and 8 control knobs give you a huge range of options, so spark up your creativity and getting playing! As well as the Akai APC Key 25 Keyboard / Controller coming mapped to Ableton with plug n play connectivity it also can transform into an all purpose MIDI controller!
Akai Professional MPC Beats
Akai Professional are now offering that classic MPC beat-making workflow in a software format. Introducing MPC Beats! With both Simple and Advanced modes, MPC Beats has features to satisfy both beginner and experienced beat producers. The accessible interface, streamlined Simple mode, and the included templates make MPC Beats a great starting point for those looking to get into making beats. More experienced users will enjoy the over 80 audio FX plugins for warping, manipulating, and transforming audio, as well as the VST/AU compatibility for using third-party virtual instruments and audio plugins. You also get two stereo tracks for recording instruments or vocals.
MPC Beats comes free with this controller but is also free to download and use with any class-compliant USB MIDI controller regardless of brand. You can also expand the sample library in MPC Beats by purchasing expansion packs from premier sound designers.
- Ableton Live controller with keyboard—25 synth-action mini keys
- Tri-color clip matrix—launches clips and multicolor lighting displays clip status
- 8 assignable control knobs—hands-on-control of any Ableton Live parameter
- Octave Up, Octave Down, and Sustain—expands keyboard range and expression
- Music production content—Toolroom artist launch packs, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech & SONiVOX Twist