Akai MPD218 Pad Controller

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Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
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Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
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Akai MPD218 Pad Controller

The Akai MPD218 Pad Controller is part of the most capable and user-friendly line of pad controllers Akai Professional has developed to date. Featuring red light-up MPC pads and a greatly expanded control set of 6 knobs in 3 banks, the MPD218 allows musicians of any level to enhance their performance right away with the easy-to-use Preset Editor. User interaction is amazingly responsive thanks to the new, ultra sensitive Thick Fat MPC pads, and with the convenient USB power, there's no need for an AC adapter. The Akai MPD218 is the product of over six years of detailed customer research and user feedback, featuring an expanded control set to maximize the sounds and effects available to the user, and comes complete with Ableton Live Lite.
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  • 16 Backlit MPC Pads with Velocity and Aftertouch
  • 16 Configurable Presets
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite
  • 48 Assignable Pads Accessible via 3 Banks
  • 18 Assignable 360-Degree Potentiometers

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Akai Professional

The world's most influential manufacturer of music production gear, Akai Professional develops creative technologies to empower music makers with tools that are unmatched in expressive capability. Akai Professional is best known for creating the legendary MPC, an instrument that has inspired generations of producers and performers and spawned entirely new genres of music.


  • 16 Thick Fat backlit MPC Pads with Velocity and Aftertouch
  • 48 assignable pads accessible via 3 banks
  • 18 assignable 360-degree potentiometers accessible via 3 banks
  • MPC Note Repeat and Full Level
  • iOS compatible using theCamera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • 16 configurable presets
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite
  • USB powered, no AC adapter required