Akai Professional’s MPK Mini MKII is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With a cluster of production-centric in-demand hardware controls coupled with a slim-line ultra-portable footprint, MPK Mini MKII lets you record, compose and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes. Core Control MPK Mini MKII includes all the essential tools for quickly laying down and expanding upon your musical ideas. 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys, a 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch & modulation manipulation, 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads and 8 assignable Q-Link knobs provide the core functionality specifically engineered for rapid production potential, all housed in an ultra-portable footprint.
MPK Mini MKII empowers producers with essential control that’s ready to capture the idea in your head whenever inspiration strikes; dedicated Octave Up and Down buttons increase the studio keyboard to the full melodic range – ideal for playing basslines, chords, melodies and more; a conveniently located sustain pedal input provides expanded control for expressive, immersive performances; finally, an onboard arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range, and modes for simple, user-friendly and rapid creation of intricate melodic lines. Plug-And-Play For maximum portability, MPK Mini MKII requires no software drivers or external power adapter for operation. Combining plug-and-play connectivity, a seamless USB-MIDI connection and power via a single USB connection to your Mac or PC, MPK Mini MKII is a portable production powerhouse. Plus, for instant-recall of critical settings, four memory banks enable you to store hardware/software presets for rapid setup of your computer and MPK Mini MKII on the fly. Hybrid 3 Hybrid 3, by AIR Music Technology, is a critically acclaimed high-definition synthesizer that can create anything from fat, retro synth sounds to edgy modern leads and everything in between.
- 25 Mini keys featuring a redesigned Gen 2 MIDI keyboard for dynamic expression and precise articulation
- OLED display for immediate parameter feedback
- 8 bankable MPC performance pads with Note Repeat and full level functions
- 8 endless rotary knobs
- 4-way joystick for pitch and modulation control
- Class-compliant USB connectivity
- Built-in arpeggiator
- Sustain pedal input jack
- Sturdy design and build
- Over 1500 sounds and a comprehensive software bundle, including the Complete Music Production Starter Kit with MPC Beats, six virtual instruments (Bassline, Tubesynth, Electric, Hybrid 3, Mini Grand, Velvet) and 2GB of sound content