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Akai Professional MPK225 | 25-Key USB MIDI Keyboard & Drum Pad Controller with LCD Screen (8 Pads / 8 Knobs), VIP Software Download Included

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  • All-in-one controller with keyboard and trigger pads for performing live and composing in studio
  • 25 semi-weighted, full-size keys with pressure sensitivity. iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately).USB power and plug-and-play connectivity
  • 8 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads (32 assignable via 4 banks)
  • 8 control knobs and 4 switches (24 knobs and 12 switches assignable via 3 banks)
  • Includes VIP3.0 - the ground-breaking, award-winning music software platform that provides musicians and composers with a powerful hands-on control solution for their virtual instrument and virtual effect collection
  • Please Note: This keyboard does not come with a traditional power adapter since the keyboard is mainly used with a computer, and the USB cable is the power cable because the computer fully powers the keyboard.
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MPK225
MPK249
MPK261
Dimensions 19.25" x 11.75" x 3.63" 29" x 12.25" x 3.38" 35.63" x 12.25" x 3.38"
Weight 6.09 lbs 12.6 lbs 15.1 lbs
Keys 25 49 61
Drum pads 8 with 4 banks (32 total) 16 with 4 banks (64 total) 16 with 4 banks (64 total)
MPC Note Repeat, MPC Full Level, Tap Tempo, and Time Division
16 Level
Assignable control knobs 8 with 3 banks (24 total) 8 with 3 banks (24 total) 8 with 3 banks (24 total)
Assignable switches 4 with 3 banks (12 total) 8 with 3 banks (24 total) 8 with 3 banks (24 total)
Faders - 8 with 3 banks (24 total) 8 with 3 banks (24 total)
Footswitch input jacks 1 assignable, 1 expression 1 assignable, 1 expression 2 assignable, 1 expression

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Item Dimensions 19.25 x 11.77 x 3.62 in 12.36 x 7.08 x 1.8 in 6.29 x 22.4 x 15.1 in 12.1 x 18.7 x 3.3 in 29.52 x 11.52 x 3.48 in 10.5 x 18.34 x 2.34 in
Item Weight 6.61 lbs 1.63 lbs 7.72 lbs 7.7 lbs 9.92 lbs 4 lbs

Product description

Style:25-Key

The Akai Professional MPK2 series of performance pad and keyboard controllers are an all-in-one controller solution for studio composers and live music performers. The MPK2 series combines deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations with a keyboard for maximum flexibility without complication.

The MPK225 features 25 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch pressure sensitivity, 8 MPC-style pads with RGB feedback, 8 Q-Link knobs and 4 switches, and onboard transport buttons. Four pad banks expand the number of assignable pads to 32 total, and three banks expand assignable knobs 24 with 12 switches.

Plus, MPK225 is optimized to interface directly with your Mac or PC with USB power and plug-and-play connectivity, so you can go where you need to and have all you need to.

Technical Specs

  • Note Keys: (25) keys; semi-weighted, velocity-sensitive; 10-octave range with octave up/down buttons or transposition
  • Pads: (8) pads; velocity- and pressure-sensitive; (4) banks
  • Knobs: (8) 360º encoders; (3) banks
  • Switches: (4) switches; LED-backlit; (3) banks
  • Inputs / Outputs
    • (1) USB port
    • (1) 1/4” (6.35mm) TRS expression pedal input
    • (1) 1/4” (6.35mm) TS sustain pedal or footswitch input
    • (1) 5-pin MIDI in
    • (1) 5-pin MIDI out
  • Power: via computer USB bus or USB charger (sold separately) via power adapter (sold separately): 6V DC, 1A, center-positive
  • Dimensions (width x depth x height): 19.25” x 11.75” x 3.63”
  • Weight: 6.09 lbs

Box Contents

  • MPK225
  • Quickstart Guide
  • USB Cable
  • Safety & Warranty Manual


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