Akai Professional - MIDI Pad Controller

Crafting your own beats is easy with this Akai Professional MPD26 MIDI pad controller that features 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads for versatile playing options and 12 assignable Q-Link controllers for easy adjustments on the fly.
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    What's Included

    • Akai Professional MIDI Pad Controller
    • USB cable
    • Ableton Live and Editor Librarian software CD-ROM
    • Owner's manual

    Product Features

    From our expanded online assortment; not available in all Best Buy stores

    Compatible with PC and Mac

    Along with most MIDI hardware for use with your existing computer.

    16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive MPC pads

    With 4 sounds per pad allow you to create complex grooves.

    Assignable Q-Link controllers

    Include 6 faders and six 360° knobs for quickly adjusting 12 different software parameters.

    MPC technologies

    Such as note repeat, swing, 16 level, full level and tap tempo provide a wide range of playing options.

    DIN MIDI input/output

    Allow a connection to a MIDI-compatible synthesizer or other audio module.


    For easy operation, without the need for an external power source.

    Product images, including color, may differ from actual product appearance.