Akai MPKMINI2 Compact Keyboard and Pad Controller
Dynamic pitch and modulation control with 4-way thumbstick.
The Akai MPKMiniMK2 is a 25-Key Portable USB MIDI Keyboard With 16 Backlit Performance-ready Pads, 8-Assignable Q-Link Knobs & A 4-Way Thumbstick.
Take Control, Wherever you go!
Go mobile without losing control. Akai Professional's MPK Mini MKII is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer, now available in a striking red and black finish. With a cluster of production-centric in-demand hardware controls coupled with a slim-line ultra- portable footprint, MPK Mini MKII lets you record, compose and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes.
MPK Mini MKII includes all the essential tools for quickly laying down and expanding upon your musical ideas. 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys, a 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch & modulation manipulation, 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads and 8 assignable Q-Link knobs provide the core functionality specifically engineered for rapid production potential, all housed in an ultra-portable footprint.
Whatever your needs, MPK Mini MKII empowers producers with essential control that's ready to capture the idea in your head whenever inspiration strikes; dedicated Octave Up and Down buttons increase the keyboard to the full melodic range - ideal for playing basslines, chords, melodies and more; a conveniently located sustain pedal input provides expanded control for expressive, immersive performances; finally, an onboard arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range, and modes for simple, user-friendly and rapid creation of intricate melodic lines.
For maximum portability, MPK Mini MKII requires no software drivers or external power adapter for operation. Combining plug-and-play connectivity, a seamless USB-MIDI connection and power via a single USB connection to your Mac or PC, MPK Mini MKII is a portable production powerhouse. Plus, for instant- recall of critical settings, four memory banks enable you to store hardware/software presets for rapid setup of your computer and MPK Mini MKII on the fly.
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- 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys with dedicated octave up and down buttons to increase the keyboard to the full melodic range
- Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
- USB powered, robust and ultra-compact design lets you create anywhere
- 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads with Note Repeat & Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual instrument / DAW controls
- 8 fully-assignable Q-Link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins and more
- Comprehensive production software package included: Akai Pro MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Wobble, and Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech (downloads)
- Note Keys: 25 velocity-sensitive keys; 10-octave range with octave up/down buttons
- Pads: 8 assignable backlit pads, velocity- and pressure-sensitive; 4 banks
- Knobs: 8 assignable 270º knobs
- X-Y Controller: 1 configurable thumbstick with 3 modes
- Inputs / Outputs: 1 USB port, 1 ¼" (6.35mm) TS input for sustain pedal
- Power: USB-bus-powered
- Dimensions (width x depth x height): 12.5" x 7.13" x 1.75" / 31.8 x 18.1 x 4.4cm
- Weight: 1.65 lbs. / 0.75kg
Ultra-compact design, USB powered, and dedicated octave up and down buttons.