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

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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Product Highlights:

  • 25 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch
  • 8 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads each with 4 banks for 32 pads
  • 12 assignable Q-Link controllers include 8 control knobs and 4 backlit buttons
  • Revamped control layout with backlit LCD screen
  • USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input & output
  • iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • Comprehensive transport and parameter controls for hands-on DAW integration
  • MPC Note Repeat and arpeggiator for advanced rhythmic and melodic manipulation
  • MPC Full Level, Tap Tempo, and Time Division assist with dynamics and tempo
  • Pitch bend, modulation, and octave controls for expressive recording and performing
  • 1 assignable footswitch jack & 1 expression jack
  • USB power and plug-and-play connectivity
  • Production software package included: Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech,
  • SONiVOX Twist 2.0 & Akai Pro MPC Essentials (downloads)
  • 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

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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
  • Akai Professional MPK 225 – Compact Keyboard Controller
  • USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty


Detailed Description:

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
  • 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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Key Features & Specifications:

  • 25 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch
  • 8 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads each with 4 banks for 32 pads
  • 12 assignable Q-Link controllers include 8 control knobs and 4 backlit buttons
  • Revamped control layout with backlit LCD screen
  • USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input & output
  • iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • Comprehensive transport and parameter controls for hands-on DAW integration
  • MPC Note Repeat and arpeggiator for advanced rhythmic and melodic manipulation
  • MPC Full Level, Tap Tempo, and Time Division assist with dynamics and tempo
  • Pitch bend, modulation, and octave controls for expressive recording and performing
  • 1 assignable footswitch jack & 1 expression jack
  • USB power and plug-and-play connectivity
  • Production software package included: Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech,
  • SONiVOX Twist 2.0 & Akai Pro MPC Essentials (downloads)
  • 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
UPC: 694318015537
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