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Akai Professional MPC Studio Music Production Controller

£229.00

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Quick overview

Akai MPC Studio combines intuitive hardware control with new, exciting software to bring the whole MPC experience to your computer. Load a loop from the library, slice it up into samples, put down a beat, and then add harmonic textures with instruments. Insert effects to help you establish your song's structure and composition, as well as to create drops and transitions. MPC Studio transforms your productivity into a never-ending flow of creativity.

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Akai MPC Studio combines intuitive hardware control with new, exciting software to bring the whole MPC experience to your computer. Load a loop from the library, slice it up into samples, put down a beat, and then add harmonic textures with instruments. Insert effects to help you establish your song's structure and composition, as well as to create drops and transitions. MPC Studio transforms your productivity into a never-ending flow of creativity.

Premium Pads for Perfect Production

Any beat maker's main priority is pad performance. You can be sure that every beat and note will be right on time, every time, with Akai's MPC Studio. Whether you're playing beautiful melodies or thunderous kick drums, velocity-sensitive RGB pads enable maximum expressiveness, with colourful graphics to keep track of your velocities and pad groupings. Simply change from Note to Chord Mode and start working on your tracks as soon as inspiration arises.

Assignable Touch Strip Control and Expression

With the assignable Touch Strip, you can effortlessly create your own unique sounds. This flexible music production controller allows you to bend and shape your sounds in whatever way you choose. Swell that pad synth sound, adjust the roll of your hi-hats to fulfil your trap percussion, or articulate the strum right where you need it to make that guitar part sound more authentic. For innovative and inventive track manipulation, assign any of the various knobs, sliders, and parameters to the controller's Touch Strip. Add originality for the finest live production and performance, by add implementing dynamic and real-time Touch Strip effects.

Colour Screen for Vibrant Feedback

MPC Studios' bright colour screen means that you can keep your hands on the controller and your mind on the sound when you're in the zone of creativity. Whether you need to edit a waveform, search through instruments, samples, and VST presets, or modify parameters on the fly, the screen provides instant visual feedback without interrupting your workflow and reaching for your laptop. When it comes to musical efficiency, every second counts and every step you make should assist you to capture your thoughts more efficiently so you can finish your compositions faster.

World-Class Plugins & Effects

Akai Professional MPC Studio comes with a large number of sounds, instruments, percussion samples, loops, insert effects, and other features to help you accomplish any music project or task. MPC Studio can manage any kind or genre of music with rich, inspirational sound thanks to over 100 instrument and effects plugins that are included. The award-winning AIR Music Tech is behind the latest beat creating insert effects plugins, which include advanced editing, arranging, and mixing tools like the popular AIR Vocal Suite which is used by countless professionals worldwide. With the AIR Doubler plugin from the included Vocal Suite, you can add anything from pitch correction and harmonising to thickening your vocals and audio recordings to create, record, and mix the perfect vocals.

Includes MPC2 Software

MPC Studio and Akai Professional's renowned MPC2 Software combine to provide the finest beat creating and music production experience. This cutting-edge music production suite and DAW features 128-track sequencing, real-time time-stretching, powerful MIDI editing, VST compatibility, and a plethora of plugin instruments and Insert Effects to create and master professional-quality finished songs and tracks. With the AIR Vocal Suite, MPC2 software provides a specific set of plugins for recording and producing flawless vocal recordings, including automatic vocal tuning, vocal doubling, and vocal harmonising. Plugin instruments such as AIR Hype, AIR Mellotron, AIR Solina, and WayOutWare Odyssey, and many others, provide a wealth of world-class sounds and presets for composing the ultimate master track. The endless music and beat creating possibilities are rounded out by a vast array of current plugin Insert Effects powered by AIR Music Tech, which includes a Limiter for finalising tracks.

Includes Loop Content From

Decap, F9 Audio, Mvp Loops, Rawcutz, Snipe Young, and others are among the artists included.

  • For notes, chords, and percussion, 16 full-size Velocity Sensitive RGB Pads provide maximum expression and control.
  • For browsing samples, altering waveforms, and modifying parameters, a colour LCD provides visual feedback without having to look at your computer screen.
  • For generating your own trademark sounds, use the Touch Strip Controller to control and manipulate knobs, sliders, and parameters in real-time.
  • MIDI I/O includes a 3.5mm (1/8-inch) connector for seamless connection with MIDI devices and hardware.
  • The USB Bus-Powered Controller allows you to create music on the go.
  • A complete DAW system with MPC2 software for endless creative options and delivering professional masters.

Pads

  • (16) velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit
  • (8) banks accessible via Pad Bank buttons Knobs

Knobs

  • (1) 360° push encoder for display navigation and selection

Touch Strip

  • (1) multi-function 5.5” (140 mm) touch-capacitive controller with LED indicators

Buttons

  • (39) LED backlit dedicated function buttons

Display

  • Full-colour LCD

Connections

  • (1) ⅛-inch (3.5 mm) MIDI input
  • (1) ⅛-inch (3.5 mm) MIDI output
  • (1) USB Type-B port

Power

  • via USB

Dimensions (width x depth x length)

  • 12.0” x 6.7” x 1.5”
  • 305 x 171 x 37mm

Weight

  • 1.8 lbs.
  • 0.83kg

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