Akai MPK 261

$599.00 $499.00

Experience expanded control of your VST instrument and effect collection with MPK261 and Akai Pro VIP3.0 (Free Download Included a $99.99 Value). 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 MPK261 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.

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  • 61 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch
  • 16 pressure- and velocity-sensitive
  • light-up MPC-style pads x 4 banks
Q-Link Controls
  • 8 control knobs
  • 8 faders
  • 8 backlit switches
Computer Interface
  • USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input & output
  • 10 with Octave Up and Down
  • Yes
Additional Controls
  • MPC Note Repeat
  • MPC Swing
  • MPC Full Level
  • 16 Levels
  • Tap Tempo
  • Time Division
Additional Inputs
  • (1) 1/4″ (6.35mm) TRS expression pedal input
  • (2) 1/4″ (6.35mm) TS sustain pedal or footswitch input
  • USB power; no power adapter required
  • 35.63″ x 12.25″ x 3.38″ (WxDxH)
  • 15.1 lbs

Additional information

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 80 × 30 × 7 in


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