Akai Professional MPK Mini 25-Key MIDI/USB Controller, Special Edition Grey
The Best Made Better
Your entry-point into a world of pro production starts here. Introducing the MPK mini Special Edition Grey, the 3rd iteration
of the world’s legendary best-selling mini keyboard controller that redefined how a generation of creators make music.
Everything the modern producer demands is here: Universal compatibility for instant integration with your favourite host music production application; its compact size makes it an ideal travel companion; its arsenal of pads and assignable controls let you take compete command of every aspect of your production; the new Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed guarantees your performance is captured with every subtle inflection of your delivery. For the beginner, MPK mini is a complete package with every tool you need to create hit songs from the get-go. For the working professional, MPK mini is the ultimate musical Swiss Army knife, ready to deliver on any musical task. Every song starts somewhere, so rid yourself of any roadblocks by starting your next hit with MPK mini.
New to MPK mini is a reimagined Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed, delivering a piano key performance fit for the world’s finest keyboard players. From grand pianos to searing synth leads and lush electric pianos, this keybed guarantees to
get the best out of any playing style and virtual instrument.
MPC Pad Power
Add that human touch to your drum tracks with 8 pads pulled right from our flagship MPC series. These bankable velocity-sensitive backlit MPC pads deliver the perfect touch for precise drumming and melodic sample playback that even the most demanding performers will find unmatched.
Get Hands-On with Your Production
MPK mini’s rotary knobs give you immediate control of any assignable parameter in your music application. Tweak that EQ with precision, change-up your synth sounds on the fly, make that reverb wetter and mix to perfection. Whatever you want to control, is ready to be assigned.
Feedback Where You Need It
MPK mini’s new OLED display places must-have visual feedback of DAW mode selection, velocity, CC, and so much more, right where you need it. Spend more time focusing on your music and less on your computer screen.
Every Tool You Demand
Note repeat, arpeggiator and the omni-directional joystick are the trusted features no MPK mini would be complete without. You guessed it, it’s all here in MPK mini Grey, giving you compete flexibility to truly make your performance your own.
Superior Design, Robust Build
A complete overhaul of the MPK mini has resulted in the most premium model to date. With a rock-solid, go-anywhere design, plug & play connectivity and a layout that puts your workflow firmly in the driving seat, MPK mini removes any and all barriers to your creativity.
Complete Music Production Starter Kit
Your journey to a hit song starts with MPK mini and the Complete Music Production Starter Kit is the roadmap to your destination. Start with a DAW based on the legendary MPC workflow, add in drum and sample expansion packs that the industry pros use, and top it off with the most versatile virtual plugin instruments available today, the possibilities are endless. Pump out the summer party anthem of the year, craft the next ballad to touch hearts worldwide or develop the soundtrack to a generation. MPK mini gives you all the tools to reach whatever level of success you set out to attain. Featured software includes MPC Beats, AIR Hybrid, Mini Grand, Velvet and assorted MPC Expansion packs.
MPC Beats Software
MPK mini comes with everything you need to start creating the hit music of today, including a fully-functioning DAW, MPC Beats. Incorporating the finest parts of the legendary MPC workflow, MPC Beats features all the essential tools for pro production. Edit samples, mixdown tracks with world-class audio effects, find any sound with the same synth engines found in the legendary MPCs, record audio and much more. MPC Beats also hosts AU/VST plugins, offering complete compatibility with industry standard virtual studio technology. Plus, MPC Beats opens as a plugin in any DAW for effortless integration into existing setups. With the same iconic workflow from the critically acclaimed MPC Series, fused with a super-intuitive UI, MPC Beats guarantees to take your music wherever you want it to go.
Feel confident in your productions with a sample collection from some of the finest sound designers in the music production game, including F9 Instruments, Decap, Sample Tools by Cr2, MSX Sound Design and much more. Everything you need is here: Premium and versatile kick drums, snares, 808s, melodic loops, and must-have keygroup instruments for any melodic line imaginable.
- 25 Mini Keys Featuring Redesigned Gen 2 Keybed for
- Incredible Dynamic Expression & Precise Articulation
- Brilliant OLED Display for Immediate Parameter
- 8 Bankable MPC Performance Pads w/ Legendary
- Note Repeat and Full Level Functions
- 8 Endless Knobs
- 4-Way Joystick for Pitch & Modulation Control
- Class-Compliant USB Connectivity
- Built-in Arpeggiator
- Sustain Pedal Input Jack
- Superior, Sturdy Design & Build
- 1500+ Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production – Complete
- Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments (Bassline, Tubesynth, Electric, Hybrid 3, Mini Grand, Velvet) and
2GB of sound content
- Note Keys: 25 velocity-sensitive keys; 10-octave range with octave up/down buttons
- Pads: 8 assignable backlit pads, velocity- and pressure-sensitive; 2 banks
- Knobs: 8 assignable 360o knobs
- X-Y Controller: 1 configurable thumbstick with 3 modes
- 1 USB port
- 1 1/4” (6.35mm) TS input for sustain pedal
- Power: USB-bus-powered
(width x depth x height)
- 12.5” x 7.13” x 1.75”
- 31.8cm x 18.1cm x 4.4cm
- 1.65 lbs.