Akai Professional MPD218 MIDI Pad Controller with Download Software Package
- Simple, small, feature-packed pad controller for finger drumming and music production
- 16 Thick Fat backlit MPC pads (48 assignable pads accessible via 3 banks)
- 6 control knobs (18 assignable knobs accessible via 3 banks)
- USB-powered through the computer, no AC adapter required
- Includes free software titles Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Big Bang Cinematic Percussion, and Big Bang Universal Drums
Akai Professional's Legendary Pad Performance
With MPD218 an intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with seamless USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of computer music production. At the heart of MPD218 are 16 ultra-sensitive, hyper-playable Thick Fat MPC pads, ideal for triggering drums, one-shots, melodic samples, basslines and more; with three pad banks available and a pressure- and velocity-sensitive specification, expand MPD218’s performance capability to 48 fully-assignable, ultra-reactive triggers that capture every subtlety and nuance of your performance.
The Power To Produce Anywhere
Whatever your needs and wherever you go, MPD218 assures to form the centerpiece of your musical creativity. At less than 5 cm thick and weighing in at under 1 kg, MPD218 provides core sample triggering and DAW control functionality, housed within an ultra-portable, lightweight and slim-line footprint. When combined with Akai Professional's iconic build quality, MPD218 empowers beat producers and finger drummers with a rock-solid, dependable performance controller, specifically engineered to withstand anything you throw at it.