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Brand
Code
MPX 8
Web ID
11365
Cubed Ship Weight (lb3)
 UPC Code
694318014936
Stock Status
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MSRP
CAD $189.00
YOUR PRICE
CAD $129.00

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Akai MPX8 Details

The Akai MPX8 is a mobile SD Sample Player Drum Pad.

Sample simplicity.

Load virtually any sample via standard SD or SDHC card and assign it to any of the MPX8's eight backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads.

It's that simple.

Use it in the studio. Use it live on stage or on air. MPX8 packs proven Akai Pro technology into a compact, durable design that's built to perform.

Control Software & MIDI Gear

MPX8 also has USB MIDI plus standard MIDI inputs and outputs. Control everything from music software on your laptop to outboard MIDI gear. The included USB cable and 1/8"-to-MIDI adapter make it easy to connect.

Edit with Ease

With the included sample kit editor, you can easily arrange, tune, and add reverb to your samples on your Mac or PC before loading them onto MPX8. The editor's drag-and-drop functionality makes loading your samples as easy as possible.

Get in the Loops

MPX8 also comes with a free Loop Library download from Akai Pro, plus a large library of standard samples built in, which can be used for live performance in front of a crowd, on a radio show, or for in-studio production.

Lose the Luggage

It's compact, easy to load, and ready to go. MPX8 packs the sounds you need under great-feeling pads inside a solid Akai Pro design. You get quick and convenient one-touch access to a virtually unlimited number of sounds, shots, stabs, and drops. It's that simple.

Features

  • Add mono or stereo samples via standard SD card (sold separately)
  • 8 velocity-sensitive and pressure-sensitive pads
  • USB MIDI plus standard MIDI inputs and outputs
  • Also controls computer MIDI software and outboard MIDI gear
  • Drag-and-drop sample kit editor for Mac® and PC included
  • Built-in library of popular sounds and samples
  • Includes additional free Akai Pro loop library download
  • Tune, add reverb, and save sample sets for easy recall
  • (2) Balanced 1/4-inch outputs (6.35mm)
  • 1/8-inch headphone output (3.5mm)

Technical Specifications

  • Audio Outputs: (2) TRS 1/4" (balanced), (1) 1/8" (3.5mm) headphone
  • MIDI I/O: MIDI over USB, 5-Pin DIN via 1/8" (3.5mm) MIDI in and out (cable included)
  • Pads: 8 velocity sensitive
  • Sounds: 21 internal (virtually unlimited via sd card)
  • Sounds Accessible via Pads: 8
  • Polyphony: 8-voice
  • Panning: 9-position user programmable
  • Other Features: Reverb and sample tune and 3 different trigger types.
  • Power: Input 5VDC 1000mA via USB
  • Weight: 1lb ( 0.45kg)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 11.6" x 4" x 1.3"

Akai MPX8 Customer Reviews
forgetkevin1

Feb 6th, 2016
Verified Owner
If you're looking for a sample player not connected to a computer, get this. You can load your own samples, and there is a handful of samples that come with it.

Advantages:

Portable.

Doesn't need a computer hookup.

Velocity sensitive triggers.

Effects available

No Lag

Disadvantages:

** Must upgrade firmware for unit to work properly.

30 meg file limit.

takes time to load new 'kits'

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