Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII

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Akai Professional’s MPK Mini MKII is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer.


Brand: Akai Professional

Color: Standard


  • Total Control Wherever You Go: USB MIDI keyboard controller with 25 velocity-sensitive keys and octave up / down buttons to access the full melodic range – perfect virtual synthesizer control.
  • Express Yourself: Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation MIDI control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range, and modes.
  • Plug & Play: No drivers required, USB powered and ultra-portable design lets you create anywhere.
  • Beat Maker Essentials: 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC drum pads with Note Repeat & Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples, and controlling virtual instrument / DAW controls.
  • Take Command of Your DAW: 8 fully-assignable Q-Link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins, and more.
  • 1400 Sounds and Everything You Need For Pro Production: Production software package for Mac and PC included: Akai Pro MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Wobble, and Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech (downloads).

Publisher: inMusic Brands Inc.

Release Date: 28-05-2014

Details: Take control, wherever you go. Go mobile without losing control. Akai Professional’s MPK Mini MKII is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With a cluster of production-centric in-demand hardware controls coupled with a slim-line ultra-portable footprint, MPK Mini MKII lets you record, compose, and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes. Core control MPK Mini MKII includes all the essential tools for quickly laying down and expanding upon your musical ideas. 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys, a four-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation manipulation, eight backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads, and eight assignable Q-Link knobs provide the core functionality specifically engineered for rapid production potential, all housed in an ultra-portable footprint. Express yourself. Whatever your needs, MPK Mini MKII empowers producers with essential control that’s ready to capture the idea in your head whenever inspiration strikes; dedicated octave up and down buttons increase the keyboard to the full melodic range – Ideal for playing basslines, chords, melodies and more; a conveniently located sustain pedal input provides expanded control for expressive, immersive performances; finally, an onboard arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range, and modes for simple, user-friendly and rapid creation of intricate melodic lines. Plug-and-play for maximum portability, MPK Mini MKII requires no software drivers or external power adapter for operation. Compatible for Macintosh : 1.25 GHZ G4/G5 OR FASTER (Intel Mac recommended): 1GB RAM (2 GB recommended); Mac OS X 10..4.11 )10.5 or later recommended) PC : 1.5 GHz pENTIUM 4 or Celeron-compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended); 1GB RAM (2GB recommended); Windows 8 , Windows 7 ,Windows Vista, or Windows XP; Windows-compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended). Combining plug-and-play connectivity, a seamless USB-MIDI connection, and power via a single USB connection to your Mac or PC, MPK Mini MKII is a portable production powerhouse. Plus, for instant-recall of critical settings, four memory banks enable you to store hardware/software presets for the rapid setup of your computer and MPK Mini MKII on the fly. Hybrid 3, by AIR Music Technology, is a critically acclaimed high-definition synthesizer that can create anything from fat, retro synth sounds to edgy leads, and everything in between. SONiVOX’s Wobble is an electronic music grime synthesizer that features two independent channels of spectral morphing synthesis with harmonic controls, individual filtering, and discrete LFO controls. MPC essentials With MPC Essentials, charge your production with a powerful 64-bit music production package featuring up to eight pad banks (for a total of 128 tracks), a 1 GB sound library, and user-friendly import capability for your own WAV and AIFF samples.