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Akai MPD226 Midi Pad Controller

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Akai MPD226 Midi Pad Production Controller
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Quick overview

The Akai MPD226 Midi Pad Controller is a feature-packed unit giving artists endless creative musical firepower with 16 Thick Fat backlit MPC Pads, multiple controls and software from the renowned SONiVOX and Ableton.

  • 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated pads
  • 64 assignable pads
  • 36 assignable controls
  • 30 presets total
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The innovative Akai MPD226 Midi Pad Controller has been ingeniously developed over several years of comprehensive customer research and user feedback. The result is the most interactive and user-friendly pad controller Akai Professional has developed to date.

The MPD226 Pad Controller has 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated, velocity and pressure sensitive, MPC Pads.  64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks and is iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit which can be purchased at an additional cost. The MPD226 is sleek, lightweight and sturdy enough that you can throw it in your bag and know it will survive even the roughest journeys. Additionally, MPC Beats is now included.

The Akai MPD226 can be effortlessly programmed via the included Preset Editor, so musicians of any level can improve their performance instantaneously. This is one of the many things that differentiate the Akai MPD226, 218 and 232 midi pad controllers from everything else on the market.

Akai MPD226 Key Features

  • 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity- and pressure-sensitive MPC Pads
  • 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks
  • 4 assignable faders, 4 assignable Q-Link knobs, 4 assignable Q-Link buttons
  • 36 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
  • Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, 16 Level, Full Level and Tap Tempo
  • 30 presets total, with configurations for most popular DAWs
  • iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • MIDI In and Out jacks for controlling external gear
  • Dedicated Transport controls
  • MPC Beats now included

Akai MPD226 Tech Spec

  • USB port
  • Power input (power adapter sold separately)
  • 1/8 inch MIDI input (1/8 inch - MIDI adapter included)
  • 1/8 inch MIDI output (1/8 inch - MIDI adapter included)
  • Kensington lock slot
  • Power via computer USB bus or USB charger (sold separately)
  • Power via power adapter (sold separately): 6V DC, 1A, center-positive
  • Dimensions: 33.3 cm x 25.4 cm x 4.8 cm
  • Weight: 1.3 kg

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