Akai MPK Mini MK3 Keyboard Controller
Your entry-point into a world of pro production starts here. Introducing the MPK mini mk3, the third iteration of the world’s legendary best-selling mini keyboard controller that redefined how a generation of creators makes music.
Everything the modern producer demands is here: Universal compatibility for instant integration with your favorite host music production application; it’s compact size makes it an ideal travel companion; its arsenal of pads and assignable controls let you take complete command of every aspect of your production; the new Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed guarantees your performance is captured with every subtle infection of your delivery.
For the beginner, MPK mini is a complete package with every tool you need to create hit songs from the get-go. For the working professional, MPK mini is the ultimate musical Swiss Army knife, ready to deliver on any musical task. Every song starts somewhere, so rid yourself of any roadblocks by starting your next hit with MPK mini.
New to MPK mini is a reimagined Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed, delivering a piano key performance fit for the world’s finest keyboard players. From grand pianos to searing synth leads and lush electric pianos, this keybed guarantess to get the best out of any playing style and virtual instrument.
MPC PAD POWER
Add that human touch to your drum tracks with 8 pads pulled right from our flagship MPC series. These bankable velocity-sensitive backlit MPC pads deliver the perfect touch for precise drumming and melodic sample playback that even the most demanding performers will find unmatched.
Your journey to a hit song starts with MPK mini and the Complete Music Production Starter Kit is the roadmap to your destination. Start with a DAW based on the legendary MPC workflow, add in drum and sample expansion packs that the industry pros use, and top it off with the most versatile virtual plugin instruments available today, the possibilities are endless. Pump out the summer party anthem of the year, craft the next ballad to touch hearts worldwide or develop the soundtrack to a generation. MPK mini gives you all the tools to reach whatever level of success you set out to attain. Featured software includes MPC Beats, AIR Hybrid, Mini Grand, Velvet and assorted MPC expansion packs.
MPC BEATS SOFTWARE
Whatever you set out to achieve MPC Beats will get you started. Incorporating the finest parts of the legendary MPC workflow. MPC Beats features all the essential tools for pro production. Edit samples, mixdown your tracks with world class audio effects, find any sound with the same synth engines found on our legendary MPCs, record audio and much more.
Feel confident in your productions with a sample collection from some of the finest sound designers in the music production game, including F9 Instruments, Decap, Sample Tools by Cr2, MSX Sound Design and much more. Everything you need is here: Premium and versatile kick drums, snares, 808s, melodic loops, and must-have keygroup instruments for any melodic line imaginable.
MPC BEATS ACADEMY
The MPC Beats Academy is your destination to learn the MPC workflow from start to finish. From making your first beat, to mixing and finalizing, down to exporting and sharing your music, the MPC Beats Academy will guide you through your music making journey on MPC Beats with your MPK mini.
- Note Keys: (25) velocity-sensitive keys; 10-octave range with octave up/down buttons
- Pads: (8) assignable backlit pads, velocity- and pressure-sensitive; 2 banks
- Knobs: (8) assignable 360° knobs
- X-Y Controller: (1) configurable thumbstick with 3 modes
- Connections: (1) 1/4″ (6.35mm) TS input for sustain pedal, (1) USB port:
- Power: USB Bus-powered
- Dimensions (width x depth x height): 12.5″ x 7.13″ x 1.75″, 318mm x 181mm x 44mm
- Weight: 1.65 lbs., 0.75 kg