Akai LPK25 Laptop Keyboard Controller
The Akai LPK25 Laptop Keyboard Controller is a genius piece of kit. Whenever and wherever inspiration strikes, you can pop the LPK25 out of your bag and be making music with virtually any audio software in seconds. The LPK25 is small enough to fit in a backpack or laptop bag so portability is deffinately a plus feature. In a nutshell its a USB-MIDI controller with 25 velocity-sensitive mini-keyboard keys and an arpeggiator for automatically stepping through the notes of a chord in sequence. There's a sustain button, octave up and down controls, tap tempo, and four programmable memory banks for comprehensive control.
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Here's what Akai have to say about the Akai LPK25;
Melodic performance in the palm of your hand.
The LPK25 laptop performance keyboard is a USB-MIDI controller for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators. It measures less than 13 inches across and weighs less than a pound to easily fit into a laptop case, backpack or messenger bag for extreme portability.
Keyboard players who want to work with software on their computer will find that the LPK25 gives their laptop the keys they need to express themselves anywhere.
The LPK25 is a scaled-down relative to the MPK series of keyboard performance controllers. The diminutive keyboard is made up of 25 miniature, velocity-sensitive keyboard keys with synth action.
The LPK25 contains an arpeggiator, which steps through chords automatically, assisting musicians with creating quick melodic ideas. Sustain, octave up and down and tap tempo controls round out the LPK25's easy-to-learn layout.
The LPDK25 works plug and play with Mac and PC and requires no software driver installation or wall power for operation. It has four memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to different software programs you use.
Create melodic and harmonic riffs in seconds, anywhere, with the LPK25.
USB-MIDI controller works with virtually all audio software.
25 velocity-sensitive mini-keyboard keys.
Arpeggiator, sustain button, octave up and down, and tap tempo controls.
Plug-and-play USB connection for Mac and PC requires no driver installation.
Small enough to fit in a backpack or laptop bag.
Four programmable memory banks.
Send note information or program changes from keys.
Comes with editor software for Mac and PC.
USB bus powered – no additional power cable needed.
LPK25 keyboard controller.