Akai MPKMINIPLAYXUS Compact 25 Note Keyboard and Pad MIDI Controller with Built-in Speakers mpk-mini-play-xus
The built in speaker lets you play anywhere.
The Akai MPKMiniPlay is a Standalone Mini Keyboard & USB Controller.
Now includes MPC Beats.
Perform, Produce, Jam
Introducing the ultra-portable, go-anywhere MPK Mini Play, based on the world's most popular MIDI controller-Akai Professional's MPK Mini. Packed with 128 sounds, its own built-in speaker, 8 backlit MPC drum pads & knobs for editing your sounds and a 4-way joystick for simple, tactile control, and you have all you need to take your music on-the-go. Powered by 3 "AA" batteries, the MPK Mini Play is built for hours of wireless fun. You can also connect to a computer via USB port for plug-and-play MIDI capability. Don't want to disturb others or simply looking to amplify MPK Mini Play? No sweat! Simply use the mini-audio output jack to connect headphones or virtually any external speaker, amplifier or mixer. Whether you're looking to get into the world of music production, or seeking the ultimate tool to hammer out that killer lick on the move, MPK Mini Play is the solution you have been waiting for! All-in-one, easy-to-use fun with "pro" features-that's the MPK Mini Play!
At the heart of MPK Mini Play is a 25 key, velocity-sensitive synth-action mini keybed with octave up and down buttons to expand the keyboard to the full melodic range. With the iconic 4-way joystick for pitch and modulation control and a dedicated sustain pedal input, access all the tools to capture every subtle nuance of your performance.
Don't have access to your Mac or PC? No problem! MPK Mini Play includes 128 on-board instrument sounds that cover everything from traditional instruments to in-demand synth sounds. Plus, there are 10 hard-hitting drum kits included for tactile beat-production on-the-move. Browsing your library of sounds couldn't be simpler thanks to the radiant OLED display and dedicated browser encoder.
Make your sound your own! With dedicated filter and resonance control, take command of the timbre and tonality of MPK Mini Play's stock sounds and fine-tune your signature sound. We even include EQ, filter, reverb and chorus controls for further customization - modulate your sound, add some space and truly take your sound to other-worldly heights.
Don't leave home without it! MPK Mini Play is the only solution you need for expressive, immersive performances. With a built-in speaker, and long-life battery power via 3 x AA batteries (not included), unleash your performance from your computer and be ready whenever inspiration strikes. Looking to practice late into the night - no problem, there's even a 1⁄8-inch headphone output!
Thanks to an on-board arpeggiator, with tap tempo and multiple arp modes, creating retro-inspired synth lines or sourcing that initial idea to spark your creativity couldn't be simpler. All the mainstay controls you come to expect from Akai Professional are also here, including Full Level and Note Repeat for unrestricted performance capability.
Premium Software Suite
Ignite your creativity wherever you are, then capture your honed performance with MPK Mini Play's premium software suite including ProTools First, MPC Essentials, Hybrid 3 and Wobble. With these two industry-standard DAWs and virtual instruments from AIR Music Tech, you have everything you need for immediate creative potential right-out-the-box.
- Standalone Keyboard - Ultra-portable mini keyboard and USB MIDI controller with 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys
- Core Control - OLED display, sustain pedal input and pitch/mod joystick control
- On-Board Sound - 128 instrument sounds and 10 drum kits
- Play Anywhere - Built in speaker, 1⁄8-inch headphone output and battery powered specification (3 x AA batteries - not included) for performing or honing your keyboard skills on the go
- Responsive Pads - Two banks of eight backlit MPC-style pads (16 total) with Note Repeat and Full Level functions
- Tweak, Customize - Two banks of four knobs (eight total) to tweak internal sounds or software parameters; in standalone mode control chorus, reverb, filter, EQ and envelope controls
- Pro Software Suite - Includes ProTools First, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, AIR Music Tech Hybrid 3 and SONiVOX Wobble (downloads)
- Power: Via USB or 3 AA alkaline batteries
- Dimensions (width x depth x height): 12.29 x 6.80 x 1.83" / 31.2 x 17.2 x 4.6cm
- Weight: 1.6 lbs. / 0.45kg
MPC BEATS - Beat Making Starts Here
Great Sounding Beats
Presenting MPC Beats, the fully featured, beat-making software based on the legendary MPC workflow to quickly make great sounding beats.
Everything You Need
From the moment you install MPC Beats, you're ready to start creating. Remix one of the included songs, or start off with a genre template like Trap, Dance, Pop and more. Start fresh and select from 2GB worth of content, including samples, loops and built-in virtual instrument plugins to craft your sound.
Intuitive MPC Workflow
Aspiring beat makers ready to delve into a world of music production will find MPC Beats an ultra-intuitive, inspiring entry-point for producing professional sounding music. Underpinned by the renowned MPC workflow, MPC Beats offers an easily accessible 4 x 4 drum sample grid, a piano roll, sample library browser and sample edit window. Users can seamlessly switch between these workspaces to discover, create, and edit their beats to perfection.
You're In Control
With MPC Beats, you're in full control of your sound. Experience plug and play compatibility with all class-compliant USB controllers. From MPK Mini to M-Audio Oxygen, Alesis V-Mini and much more, get connected with a large list of pre- mapped controllers to get completely hands-on with your beat making.
MPC Beats has plenty of power for ambitious creators. Over 80 audio FX plugins to warp, manipulate and transform audio into whatever you can think of. Plus, VST/AU compatibility mean there's room to expand your sonic palette with compatible third-party virtual instrument plugins and audio processing plugins. You can even record instruments or vocals with 2 stereo audio tracks to add live elements to your music.
MPC Beats Expansions
Introducing the MPC Beats MPC Expansion Pack Editions featuring the best of our top-selling sample collections from the music industry's premier sound designers. From Araab Muzik & Motif Alumni to MSX Audio and F9 Instruments, beef up your sample library with premium sound content to take your production to the next level.
- Free software based on the legendary MPC workflow
- 2 Audio, 8 Midi/Instrument Tracks
- 16 Pads, Sample Editing, VST/AU support
- Ready to create right away - sample/sound content, effects, and virtual instruments built-in
- Can be mapped to any Controller, including MPC
- Unified Installer
Standalone Keyboard with Core Control.