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Akai MPD218

The Akai MPD218 is a feature-packed MIDI pad controller ideal for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs. It features 16 red light-up MPC pads and a greatly expanded control set of 6 knobs in 3 banks giving you increased control over effects.

Key Features:

  • 16 Thick Fat backlit MPC Pads with Velocity and Aftertouch
  • 48 assignable pads accessible via 3 banks
  • 18 assignable 360-degree potentiometers accessible via 3 banks
  • MPC Note Repeat and Full Level
  • iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • 16 configurable presets

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    The Akai MPD218 is a feature-packed MIDI pad controller ideal for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs. It features 16 red light-up MPC pads and a greatly expanded control set of 6 knobs in 3 banks giving you increased control over effects.

    The MPD218 features a plug-and-play USB interface for use on Mac or PC, eliminating the need to install any driversand the USB connection powers the MPD218 so the included USB cable is all you need. 

    All new MPD models feature new, ultra sensitive Thick Fat MPC pads creating an amazingly responsive user interaction. They also have an expanded control set to maximize the sounds and effects available to the user, iOS compatibility using the Camera Connection Kit and over £250 of free software (Big Bang Drums and Big Bang Cinema from Sonivox, Ableton Live Lite and Software Preset Editor).

    Main features of the Akai MPD218 include:

  • 16 Thick Fat backlit MPC pads
  • 48 assignable pads accessible via 3 banks
  • 18 assignable 360-dgree potentiometers accessible via 3 banks
  • MPC Note Repeat and Full Level
  • iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • 16 configurable presets
  • USB powered, no AC adapter required
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums
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