Akai MPD26 is a producer's instrument, offering a true MIDI over USB pad controller that features genuine MPC trigger pads. Akai MPD26 offers a blend of intuitive MPC controls and technologies, which mesh with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making to the world of computer music production. Akai MPD26 heart is its bank of 16 velocity and pressure-sensitive MPC pads, delivering an Akai Professional exclusive ideal for triggering virtual drum software or sample loops.
Akai MPD26 enables four different sounds to be triggered from each MPC pad, giving a total of 64 pads at your fingertips. MPD26 also features the MPC series assignable Q-Link controllers, enabling you to control nearly any parameters in your software in real time. MPD 26 also features 6 assignable Q-Link faders and six assignable Q-Link 360 degree knobs so you'll spend less time with the mouse and more time making music. Akai MPD 26 also gives you a dedicated set of transport controls for instant access to the most commonly used DAW or sequencing-software controls.