• Akai MPD18 USB Midi Pad Control Surface

  • Compact Trigger Pad Controller featuring 16 MPC Pads

Akai MPD18 USB Midi Pad Control Surface

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  • Manufacturer SKU: AKAI-MPD18
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Akai MPD18 USB Midi Pad Control Surface  - Information

Akai MPD18 is a compact USB Midi Controller that features 16 MPC style trigger pads. Akai MPD18 is the easiest way to add a genuine MPC feel to your computer recording setup. MPD18 is ideal for triggering virtual drum software or sample loops, offering control via MIDI over USB. Akai MPD18 is the ideal pad controller for DJs, programmers, producers, and other musicians is built around the pads and controls from Akai Professional's industry standard MPC range of products.

MPD18 is an expressive and intuitive instrument for the studio and stage. MPD18 is built around the pads of the industry-standard MPC and contains some of the same technology that gives tracks made with the MPC an unmistakably human feel. MPD18 is an expressive and intuitive controller for the studio and stage, and its compact footprint is easy to fit into any setup. When combined with virtually any MIDI software, the MPD18 delivers everything needed to create tracks that feel great.

The heart of the MPD18 is its bank of 16 velocity and pressure-sensitive MPC pads, an Akai Pro exclusive. You can access three different banks of sounds from the MPC pads for a total of 48 sounds at your fingertips. The MPD18 also borrows the MPC series' assignable Q-Link controllers, enabling you to control nearly any parameters in your software in real time. You get an assignable Q-Link fader for natural, hands-on control of your most-used parameters, and MPC Note Repeat enables you to quickly input patterns such as hi-hat parts or drum rolls. The MPD18 also has 16 configurable presets so you can program it for the way you work with different hardware and software.

MPD18 sends MIDI information over its plug-and-play USB interface so you can use it with your Mac or PC without installing any drivers. The USB connection even powers the MPD18 so the included USB cable is all you need for portable production. Akai MPD18 can control nearly any MIDI software, as well as MIDI hardware, such as synths, sound modules, samplers, sequencers, drum machines, and more.

Akai MPD18 gives you the control feel of the MPC in a super-portable instrument with a compact footprint that's easy to fit in any setup.

Akai MPD18 USB Midi Pad Control Surface  - Specifications

  • MIDI controller for production and performance
  • MPC pads: bank of 16, velocity and pressure sensitive
  • Three pad banks for a total of 48 sounds accessible from pads
  • Q-Link assignable fader control
  • MPC Note Repeat
  • MIDI-over-USB interface
  • MPC 16-Level and Full Level
  • 16 configurable presets
  • USB powered, requires no AC adapter
  • Akai MPD18 Includes: MPD18 portable performance controller, USB cable, Software CD

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