Akai MPC X Standalone Production Machine

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  • 5 FREE Sample Packs
  • All-In-One Standalone Production Machine
  • 10.1 Inch Full-Colour Multi-Touch Display
  • 16 Ultra-Responsive Velocity-Sensitive Pads
  • 4 Selectable Inputs

Akai MPC X Standalone Production Machine


The Akai MPC X Standalone Production Machine is an all-in-one production solution featuring a 10.1" full-colour multi-touch display, 16 velocity-sensitive RGB pads as well as 16 touch-sensitive 360 degree assignable pots (Q-Links) with adaptive OLED displays. The MPC X combines the classic design of the MPC series with modern innovations, giving you everything you need to create without limits. The standalone design requires no computer, and its ultra-portable design makes it perfect for creating music wherever you go. The MPC X Music Production Center is powered by the mighty MPC Software 2.0 and features a 4-in/2-out MIDI interface for connecting MIDI controllers, synthesizers and more. 66 buttons are incorporated for direct, hardware access to every aspect of the MPC Software 2.0, offering unparalleled control. Additionally, the MPC X includes 2 XLR - 1/4'' combo jacks with switchable phantom power as well as 2 instrument level jacks for studio-grade recording.

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All-In-One Production Unit

The Akai MPC X Standalone Production Machine delivers the ultimate production solution in a standalone unit, eliminating the need for a computer. The compact design also makes the MPC X highly portable, allowing you to take your unit anywhere you go, ideal for live performances and collaborations. The large, bright 10.1” multi-touch screen displays all the information you need and becomes the keystone of your production experience, allowing you to easily navigate through files and make edits on the fly. The MPC X Production Machine features over 16GB of on-board storage, with over 10GB of premium sound content created by the world's most renowned sound designers including: Loopmasters, CR2, Capsun Pro Audio and more. The heart of the MPC X is natively powered by the MPC Software 2.0, allowing you to run the MPC in standalone mode as well as being able to use the MPC X in conjunction with your favourite DAW for controlling parameters and more.

Comprehensive Controls

The MPC X features a wide variety of high-quality controls, allowing you to use and control every aspect of the MPC Software 2.0. The MPC Sampler features 16 ultra-responsive velocity-sensitive RGB pads which are ideal for finger-drumming as well as triggering samples such as melodies and vocals. The RGB pads are also lit up from the back, perfect for low-light environments from studios to live club performances. 16 touch-capacitive Q-Link pot controls with OLED displays are fully-assignable allowing you to precisely automate individual parameters, adding subtle nuances to your productions and performances. In total, the MPC X contains 66 buttons that allow you to directly access and control all aspects of the MPC Software 2.0. The MPC X’s high-definition screen helps to optimise your workflow, allowing you to easily access every parameter you need with ease. The MPC Software 2.0 features a built-in step sequencer, recording capabilities, sequencing and audio/MIDI editing, as well as XY FX that can be controlled using the dedicated hardware controls.

Versatile Connectivity

The Akai MPC X Standalone Production Machine features a wide range of versatile connectivity, including both analog and digital connections. One of the most unique inputs this MPC boasts is the XLR / ¼’’ Combo inputs with built-in Phantom Power. This allows you to connect studio-grade microphones for capturing high quality recordings, perfect for sampling vocals as well as percussive elements for sampling. The 4 selectable inputs in total include 2 instrument level jacks as well as a turntable RCA input with ground peg for connecting your turntable for sampling capabilities. The MPC X also boasts an SD card slot for loading samples and projects as well as dual USB-A 3.0 slots for flash drives and MIDI controllers. You can also expand your memory using the 2.5’’ SATA drive connector, allowing to connect either the SSD or HDD hard drive. Additionally, the MPC C includes 8 CV/Gate outputs and a custom CV program which can be configured using the touch-screen display. This gives you unprecedented control of your modular gear and CV compatible synthesizer via MPC X’s premium hardware controls for exceptional sequencing functionality.

MPC 2.0 Software

At the heart of the new MPC is the MPC 2.0 Software, driving both the MPC X and MPC Live in standalone and controller modes. The MPC 2.0 Software features a range of improvements and cut-edge production tools including the production suite that combines the 128-track sequencing capabilities as well as real-time time stretching. Other useful features include clip-launch functionality and advanced MIDI edit capabilities for added control. Clip Programs within the MPC 2.0 Software is armed with a unique real-time time-stretching/pitch shifting algorithm with a range of useful tools including automatic BPM detection, Toggle/On Shot launch modes, loop-specific RGB pad colour configurations and more. The lip launching functionality will refine your workflow and unleash your creativity. The MPC 2.0 Software also provides you with up to 8 studio-grade resolution audio tracks in standalone mode or 128 tracks in controller mode.


  • Standalone MPC – no computer required – natively powered by MPC Software 2.0
  • 10.1” full-colour multi-touch display
  • Also acts as a control surface for MPC 2.0 Software, compatible with Mac & PC
  • 16 Touch-capacitive Q-Links controls with OLED displays
  • 66 buttons for direct, hardware access to all aspects of MPC Software 2.0
  • 4 selectable inputs: 2 XLR / ¼” combo jacks with switchable phantom power, 2 instrument level; ¼” jacks, turntable RCA input with ground peg
  • 8 outputs: balanced ¼’’ jack
  • Dual ¼’’ and 1/8’’ headphone outputs
  • 4 full-size MIDI inputs, 2 full-size MIDI Outputs
  • 8 configurable CV/Gate outputs enabling the analogue control of modular gear, such as classic synths
  • 16GB of on-board storage (over 10GB of premium sound content included from leading sound designers including CR2, TOOLROOM, Loopmasters, Capsun Pro Audio, and more
  • User-expandable 2.5” SATA drive connector (SSD or HDD)
  • 2 USB-A 3.0 slots for thumb drives or MIDI controllers
  • SD Card slot for loading samples and projects
  • Music production suite featuring native operation on MPC X and MPC Live in standalone mode
  • Compatible with Mac & PC - Works alone as your main DAW or seamlessly with your current DAWas a VST, AAX or AU plugin; available with MPC X, MPC Live, MPC Touch and MPC Studio Black
  • 128-track sequencing capability and up to eight pad banks
  • 6 MPC program modes
  • Capture, edit and mix up to 8 audio tracks in standalone mode, expandable up to 128 tracks incontroller mode
  • Real-time time-stretching & pitch-shifting – warp clips, samples and audio regions
  • Audio / MIDI Drag and Drop functionality for seamless integration with industry standard DAWs
  • Powerful AIR Hybrid 3 virtual instrument built-in
  • Comprehensive suite of audio editing tools - Pointer, Eraser, Audition, Marquee, Scissors, Fade In, Fade Out, Reverse, Mute, Pitch Adjust and BPM Adjust
  • MPC’s Industry-leading Sample Edit functionality - trim, chop and process your samples
  • Support for AU/VST plugin instruments and effects - instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plugins in controller mode
  • Global / Track automation – automate any effect, instrument or mixer parameter
  • Reimagined mixer layout – resizable faders, an adaptive channel strip, a dedicated audio track editing window, resizable waveform view and more
  • Advanced signal routing capability - submixes, FX returns, multi-output plugin support (up to 16 stereo outputs) and more
  • New Clip Program mode powered by MPC’s real-time warping algorithm
  • Enhanced Q-Link functionality for precision control mapping of MPCs editable functions
  • XYFX control adds effects, adjusts sound dynamics in real time
  • Phrase Looper, enables connection of any instrument to create loops
  • Selectable hardware outputs for seamless assimilation into multiple usage scenarios
  • Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND
  • Supports samples and sequences from any MPC ever made•Full 64-bit support in all versions; standalone, VST and AU
  • MPC Expansion browser allows quick access to installed expansion packs
  • Comes with 17+GB of high-quality expansion content
  • Contemporary drum kits covering genres including Trap, Future House, EDM, Techno and more
  • “Essential Instruments” - A complete selection of built-in keygroup programs

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