25-key MIDI Controller with Synth-action Mini Keys, 4-way Thumbstick, 8 MPC-style Pads, and 8 Control Knobs
The MPK of Compact Keyboard Controllers
Whether you’re a mobile performer or a studio producer, Akai Professional’s MPK Mini III lets you take control of your music-making in exciting new ways. Small enough to fit in your backpack, this diminutive, USB bus-powered MIDI controller gives you 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action mini keys, Octave Up/Down buttons, and an ergonomic 4-way thumbstick for pitch-bend and mod duties. With the MPK Mini III, you also get eight backlit, velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads (in two banks) with MPC Note Repeat and Full Level, plus eight assignable knobs. In addition, there’s an onboard arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range, and modes. Get hands-on with your music again with the Akai Professional MPK Mini III from Musiekwereld.
Everything you need to produce hits
The Akai Professional’s MPK Mini III rocks everything you need for today’s on-the-go music production, including unrivaled portability, instant integration with your favorite DAW; performance pads and assignable knobs that give you expressive control of every parameter, and an updated Gen 2 dynamic mini keybed that reflects every nuance of your performances. If you’re just getting into music production, MPK Mini offers a complete, powerful package with all the tools you need to generate hit songs. For the working pro, MPK Mini is the a compact Swiss Army knife that can tackle any production task.
Keys, pads, and knobs for expressive performances
New for the third-generation MPK Mini is Akai’s Gen 2 dynamic mini keybed, which has been completely redesigned for enhanced playability, These keys feel great for laying down everything from virtual pianos, EPs, and synths to orchestral instruments. And ported straight from Akai’s MPC series, the eight bankable, velocity-sensitive pads provide the ideal touch for precision finger drumming and melodic sample playback. With the MPK Mini’s endless knobs, you have the immediacy of hands-on control over any assignable parameter in your music software. Precisely tweak EQ, sweep a filter open on the fly, dial up that reverb tail coming out of the solo. The MPK Mini III’s intuitive, expressive controls are under your command.
Includes the Complete Music Production Starter Kit
The difference between a cool MIDI controller and a full hybrid keyboard workstation is the Complete Music Production Starter Kit, a powerful virtual instrument and FX suite that’s free with the MPK Mini III. You get over 1500 downloadable sounds and a powerful software package that includes MPC Beats and six amazing virtual Instruments (Bassline, Tubesynth, Electric, Hybrid 3, Mini Grand, and Velvet) plus 2GB of sound content that will jump-start your hit-making creativity right out of the box.
- Keyboard Controller
- Synth Mini-keys
- 8 x Backlit, Velocity-sensitive Performance Pads
- 4-way Pitchbend/Modulation Joystick
- 8 x Assignable Knobs
- 1 x 1/4″ TS (sustain)
- 1 x Type B
- Built-in Arpeggiator
- Akai VIP 3.0, MPC Beats Software
- OS X 10.8.5 or later
- Windows 7 SP1 or later
- USB bus powered
- 1.65 lbs.
- MPK Mini mk3