Akai MPX8 Sample Pad USB/MIDI Controller

Akai MPX8 Sample Pad USB/MIDI Controller

Product code: akampx8

MPX8 is one of Akai Professional's most innovative pad instruments yet. Using a standard SD card, users can load virtually any sample onto MPX8 and then assign it to any of the unit's eight backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads.


  • Akai MPX8 Sample Pad USB/MIDI Controller

    MPX8 is one of Akai Professional's most innovative pad instruments yet. Using a standard SD card, users can load virtually any sample onto MPX8 and then assign it to any of the unit's eight backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads.

    Main Features

    • Add sound samples via standard SD card (sold separately)
    • 8 velocity-sensitive and pressure-sensitive pads
    • Drag-and-drop sample editor for Mac and PC included
    • Built-in library of popular sounds, samples, and bumps
    • Tune, add reverb, save sample sets for easy recall
    • USB MIDI plus standard MIDI inputs and outputs
    • 1/8 inch headphone output and balanced 1/4 inch outputs
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    Sample Simplicity
    Load virtually any sample via standard SD or SDHC card and assign it to any of the MPX8's eight backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads. It's that simple.

    Use it in the studio. Use it live on stage or on air. MPX8 packs proven Akai Pro technology into a compact, durable design that's built to perform.

    Control Software & MIDI Gear
    MPX8 also has USB MIDI plus standard MIDI inputs and outputs. Control everything from music software on your laptop to outboard MIDI gear. The included USB cable and 1/8 inch-to-MIDI adapter make it easy to connect.

    Edit with Ease
    With the included sample kit editor, you can easily arrange, tune, and add reverb to your samples on your Mac or PC before loading them onto MPX8. The editor's drag-and-drop functionality makes loading your samples as easy as possible.

    Get in the Loops
    MPX8 also comes with a free Loop Library download from Akai Pro, plus a large library of standard samples built in, which can be used for live performance in front of a crowd, on a radio show, or for in-studio production.

    Lose the Luggage
    It's compact, easy to load, and ready to go. MPX8 packs the sounds you need under great-feeling pads inside a solid Akai Pro design. You get quick and convenient one-touch access to a virtually unlimited number of sounds, shots, stabs, and drops. It's that simple.


    Akai MPX8 Specifications

    Audio Outputs: (2) TRS 1/4 inch (balanced), (1) 1/8 inch (3.5mm) headphone
    MIDI I/O: MIDI over USB, 5-Pin DIN via 1/8 inch (3.5mm) MIDI in and out (cable included)
    Pads: 8 velocity sensitive
    Sounds: 21 internal (virtually unlimited via sd card)
    Sounds Accessible via Pads: 8
    Polyphony: 8-voice
    Panning: 9-position user programmable
    Other Features: Reverb and sample tune and 3 different trigger types.
    Power: Input 5VDC 1000mA via USB
    Weight: 1lb ( 0.45kg)
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 11.6 x 4 x 1.3 inches

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  • Additional Information

    Brand Akai
    Condition New

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