Akai MPD226 Feature-Packed, Highly Playable Pad Controller
Akai MPD226is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs alike. Its intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of computer music production.
The MPD226 has an expanded control set featuring four knobs, four faders, four buttons arranged in three banks for 36 total controls versus 12 on the MPD26. This will enable you to maximize your sound and give you increased control over effects.
MIDI information is sent over its plug-and-play USB interface for use on Mac or PC, eliminating the need to install any drivers.
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
Includes Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums
Pads: 16 x RGB Illuminated Velocity and Pressure-sensitive MPC Pads
Encoders/Pots: 4 x Assignable Q-Link Knobs
Faders: 4 x Assignable Faders
Hardware Requirements - Mac: 1.25 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel Mac recommended); 1GB RAM (2GB recommended); Mac OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended)
Hardware Requirements - PC: 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 Celeron-compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended); 1 GB RAM (2GB recommended)
OS Requirements - Mac: OS X 10.4.11 or later
OS Requirements - PC: Windows XP or later
MIDI I/O: In/Out/USB
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