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Akai MPK Mini Play - MIDI Controller AND Standalone Instrument!

Akai MPK Mini Play
Akai MPK Mini Play

Akai MPK Mini Play - MIDI Controller AND Standalone Instrument!

The AKAI MPK Miniplay is both a standalone keyboard and USB MIDI controller. With its ultra-portable, battery-powered design, you can perform, produce, jam, and practise - anywhere you go.

Akai MIDI Controllers

"Made-to-move." The AKAI MPK Mini Play is built for music making on-the-go. Based on the popular MPK Mini MIDI controller, the Mini Play features 128 sounds, a built-in speaker, 8 backlit MPC drum pads & control knobs, and a 4-way joystick. This gives you tactile control over your music, whether you use the Mini Play standalone or with your PC/MAC.

Powered by 3x AA batteries, the MPK Mini Play is built for hours of wireless fun. Whenever inspiration strikes, you'll be ready with the perfect creative tool.

Versatile MIDI Controller

Akai MIDI Controllers

As a MIDI controller, the MPK Mini Play is the ideal creative tool for modern music production. Whether you need to play in a killer bass line, tap out a powerful beat, or trigger samples and control your DAW, the MPK Mini Play is the ultimate compact device.

The 25 velocity-sensitive keys give the response you need to capture all the nuances of your playing. The 8 MPK-style pads (giving 16 useable pads arranged over 2 banks of 8) are ideal for finger drumming or triggering your DAW. A sustain pedal input and pitch/mod joystick means you can get all the MIDI control you need for realistic piano parts and expressive synth playing.

An additional 4 control knobs (8 useable in 2 banks of 4) are included to tweak software parameters - customisable to exactly what you need.

Standalone - Practice and Perform, Anywhere

Akai MIDI Controllers

If you're on the move without a laptop or computer, the Mini Play's standalone functionality provides premium sounds, straight out of the box. Simply plug in your headphones, use the built-in speaker, or hook up an external speaker, amp or mixer, and you'll be ready to make music wherever you are.

With 128 instrument sounds and 10 drum kits included, the Mini Play has an option for any style of music. An OLED display gives clear visual control over patches and parameters, making the Mini Play as easy-to-use as possible without a PC/MAC.

Akai MIDI Controllers

Along with the wide choice of built-in sounds, the Mini Play has expressive effects to shape your tone. With chorus, reverb filter, EQ, and envelope controls; you'll have all the tools you need when inspiration strikes.

Software Included

To get you on the path to music production, the APK Mini Play comes complete with a complete bundle of software. Available to download is ProTools First (DAW), Akai Pro MPC Essentials (1GB production sounds, sampling, step sequencer), AIR Music Tech Hybrid 3 (virtual synth), and SONiVox Wobble ("Dubstep Grime Generator" plugin).

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By Matt Wilkinson

Posted on 11 Oct 2018 15:00 to category : Instruments News

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