The Akai Professional MPK2 series of performance pad and keyboard controllers are an all-in-one controller solution for studio composers and live music performers. The MPK2 series combines deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations with a keyboard for maximum flexibility without complication.
The MPK261 features 61 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch pressure sensitivity; 16 MPC-style pads with RGB feedback; 8 Q-Link knobs, faders, and switches; and onboard transport buttons. Four pad banks expand the number of assignable pads to 64 total, and three banks expand assignable knobs, faders, and switches to 24 each.
Plus, MPK261 is optimized to interface directly with your Mac or PC with USB power and plug-and-play connectivity.
Note Keys: (61) keys; velocity-sensitive; 10-octave range with octave up/down buttons or transposition
Pads: (16) pads; velocity- and pressure-sensitive; (4) banks
Faders: (8) faders; (3) banks
Knobs: (8) 360Âº encoders; (3) banks
Switches: 8 switches; LED-backlit; (3) banks
Inputs / Outputs
(1) USB port
(1) 1/4â€ (6.35mm) TRS expression pedal input
(2) 1/4â€ (6.35mm) TS sustain pedal or footswitch inputs
(1) 5-pin MIDI in
(1) 5-pin MIDI out
Power: via computer USB bus or USB charger (sold separately) via power adapter (sold separately): 6V DC, 1A, center-positive
Dimensions (width x depth x height): 35.63" x 12.25" x 3.38"
Weight: 15.1 lbs
All-in-one controller with keyboard and trigger pads for performing live and composing in studio
61 semi-weighted, full-size keys with pressure sensitivity
16 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads (64 assignable via 4 banks)
8 control knobs, 8 faders, and 8 switches (24 assignable each via 3 banks)
Revamped control layout with backlit LCD screen powered by USB connection to computer
Product Information Specifications for Akai Professional MPK261 | 61-Key USB MIDI Keyboard & Drum Pad Controller with LCD Screen (16 Pads / 8 Knobs / 8 Faders) Below:
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