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Akai Professional LPD8 | Ultra-Portable USB Drum Pad MIDI Controller for Laptops (8 Pads / 8 Knobs)


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Ultra-portable production pad. The LPD8 laptop pad controller is a USB-MIDI controller for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators. It measures less than 13 inches across and weighs less than a pound to easily fit into a laptop case, backpack or messenger bag for extreme portability. The LPD8 is based on Akai Professional’s MPC line of iconic music production stations. Producers who love the feel of the MPC and want to work with software on their computer will find that the LPD8 gives their laptop the controls they prefer over a mouse and keyboard. The LPD8 has eight orange light-up pads that are velocity sensitive for programming rhythmic or melodic parts. The pads can also send program-change information to software. Additionally, the LPD8 has eight assignable Q-Link knobs you can assign to virtually any parameters in their software for hands-on control. The LPD8 works plug and play with Mac and PC and requires no software driver installation or wall power for operation. It has four memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to different software programs you use. Make music in any setting with the LPD8. No matter where you are when an idea pops into your head, you can turn it into a beat by simply plugging the Akai Pro LPD8 Laptop Pad Controller into your Mac or PC. A great choice for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators on the go, this compact controller easily fits in your laptop bag or backpack so you can always have it on hand.

The LPD8 is based on Akai Professional's MPC line of iconic music production stations, and it provides your laptop the MPC controls you've become accustomed to and prefer over a mouse and keyboard. It has eight orange light-up pads that are velocity sensitive for programming rhythmic or melodic parts. The pads can also send program-change information to software. Additionally, the LPD8 has eight assignable Q-Link knobs you can assign to virtually any parameters in their software for hands-on control.

The LPD8 works plug and play with Mac and PC and requires no software driver installation or wall power for operation. It has four memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to different software programs you use.

Key Features

  • USB-MIDI controller works with virtually all audio software
  • Eight backlit, velocity-sensitive drum pads can send note or program change
  • Eight Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameters in software
  • Plug-and-play USB connection for Mac and PC requires no driver installation
  • Small enough to fit in a backpack or laptop bag
  • Four programmable memory banks
  • Comes with editor software for Mac and PC
  • USB bus powered -- no additional power cable needed


The Akai Pro LPD8 Laptop Pad Controller.



Small enough to fit in a backpack or laptop bag (see larger image).

  • USB Pad Controller for laptops gives you percussive performance with digital audio workstations, sequencers, DJ software and more

  • 8 backlit, velocity-sensitive drum pads send MIDI data such as notes and program changes

  • Eight Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameters in software

  • Plug-and-play USB connection for Mac and PC; no driver installation required. Perfect for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Studio One, Reaper, Digital Performer, Ableton, etc

  • USB-powered; no additional power cable needed

  • 4 programmable memory banks

  • Includes editing software for Mac and PC; easily customize the controllers' MIDI commands to fit your workflow

Manufacturer Akai
Brand Akai Professional
Model LPD8
UPC 411378224255
Item Weight 0.7 pounds
Item Size 11.9 x 1 x 1 inches
Package Weight 1.06 pounds
Package Size 6.89 x 0.39 x 0.39 inches
Units in Package 1


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