Akai MPK Mini mk3 MIDI Controller

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Description

Immerse yourself in the realm of professional music production with the all-new Akai MPK Mini mk3 MIDI Controller – a gadget that has reshaped the way an entire generation of musicians creates music. As the third edition of the world’s top-selling mini keyboard controller, the MPK Mini mk3 offers a multitude of enhancements that will fuel your creativity.

Boasting 25 mini keys equipped with cutting-edge keybed technology, this device is designed to capture every nuance of your performance. The impressive OLED display provides immediate feedback for parameters, ensuring that you’re always in control. Accompanying the keys, there are eight MPC performance pads, known for their impeccable responsiveness and ability to add a human touch to your drum tracks. These bankable, velocity-sensitive backlit pads echo the essence of our flagship MPC series, renowned for precise drumming and melodious sample playback.

The MPK Mini mk3 further facilitates your musical journey with eight infinite knobs to tweak software parameters, and a 4-way joystick for pitch and modulation control. The compact size of this device makes it your ideal travel companion, letting you create music wherever inspiration strikes.

Elevating the MPK Mini mk3 from its predecessors is the newly conceived Gen 2 dynamic keybed. Designed for world-class keyboard players, this feature adapts to your playing style, whether you’re performing on a grand piano, an electric piano, or playing searing synth leads.

This device is a comprehensive package for both beginners and professionals. Beginners can use it as a one-stop shop for creating hit songs from the get-go. Professionals, on the other hand, can employ the MPK Mini mk3 as their ultimate musical Swiss Army knife, ready to deliver on any musical task. No matter where you’re starting your musical journey, the MPK Mini mk3 clears the path towards the creation of your next masterpiece.

The Complete Music Production Starter Kit is your roadmap to creating a hit song. It begins with a DAW that echoes the workflow of our legendary MPCs. The kit also includes drum and sample expansion packs favored by industry professionals, as well as a collection of versatile virtual plugin instruments. It’s your toolkit to create the summer anthem, heartfelt ballads, or the soundtrack of a generation.

The MPK Mini mk3 also offers a wide variety of software including MPC Beats, AIR Hybrid, Mini Grand, Velvet, and assorted MPC expansion packs. From editing samples, recording audio, and mixing down your tracks with top-tier audio effects, MPC Beats has got you covered. Coupled with a collection of high-quality samples from renowned sound designers, you’ll feel confident in your production process.

To help you navigate the world of music production, the MPK Mini mk3 comes with access to the MPC Beats Academy. From making your first beat to mixing and finalizing your tracks, this academy offers comprehensive guidance for your musical journey. Moreover, we also provide 60 free lessons, including two free courses specifically for your MPK Mini, offered through Melodics. This platform offers guided lessons for every genre, helping you master all 25 keys and the MPC-style pads.

Finally, for those looking for fresh new instruments and effects, we’ve partnered with Reason Studios to offer a 6-month FREE subscription to Reason+. The bundle includes the Reason DAW and Reason Rack Plugin, jam-packed with over 80 devices and 24GB of samples, along with new plugin and sound content added regularly.

This all-encompassing package, coupled with our dedication to quality, provides a superior, trustworthy, and reliable solution for your musical needs. Experience the Akai MPK Mini mk3 MIDI Controller – the key to unlocking your full musical potential.

Highlights

Revolutionary Gen 2 Dynamic Keybed

The MPK Mini mk3 introduces a groundbreaking Gen 2 dynamic keybed that offers an unprecedented level of responsiveness. This feature adjusts to your playing style, enabling world-class performance on a wide array of virtual instruments from grand pianos to electrifying synth leads.

MPC Performance Pads

Enrich your drum tracks with the touch of human precision. The MPK Mini mk3 incorporates eight backlit MPC performance pads, allowing for a level of drumming accuracy and melodic sample playback unparalleled in the industry. The pads offer two banks, providing even more possibilities for your creation.

Compact and Portable

Never let your creativity be confined by location. The MPK Mini mk3’s compact design makes it an excellent travel companion, allowing you to capture inspiration and create music wherever you may be.

Complete Music Production Starter Kit

Your journey to creating a hit song begins with the Complete Music Production Starter Kit, included with the MPK Mini mk3. From a DAW echoing the workflow of the legendary MPCs to an assortment of expansion packs and versatile virtual plugin instruments, this kit provides everything you need to kickstart your musical adventure.

Exclusive Software Suite

Dive into a world of music production with an exclusive software suite that includes MPC Beats, AIR Hybrid, Mini Grand, Velvet, and an assortment of MPC expansion packs. The suite offers a variety of tools, such as editing samples, mixing down tracks, recording audio, and much more.

MPC Beats Academy Access

Enhance your music-making skills with access to the MPC Beats Academy. Offering comprehensive guidance from crafting your first beat to finalizing your mix, the academy ensures you’re well-equipped to embark on your musical journey.

Free Melodics Lessons

The MPK Mini mk3 also offers 60 free lessons, including two free courses specifically tailored for your MPK Mini, provided through Melodics. Master all 25 keys and the MPC-style pads through guided lessons spanning a range of genres.

Free 6-Month Reason+ Subscription

In collaboration with Reason Studios, we’re offering a 6-month FREE subscription to Reason+. Get access to the Reason DAW, Reason Rack Plugin, and a host of creative synthesizers, samplers, drum machines, and audio effects.

Specifications

Keys 25 velocity-sensitive mini keys with new keybed technology
Display Brilliant OLED Display
Pads 8 MPC Performance Pads with Note Repeat and Full Level in two banks (16 total)
Knobs 8 endless knobs for software parameter control
Joystick 4-way joystick for pitch & modulation control
Connectivity Class-Compliant USB Connectivity
Built-in Arpeggiator Yes
Sustain Pedal Input Jack Yes
Power USB Bus-powered
Dimensions (W x D x H) 12.5″ x 7.13″ x 1.75″ or 318mm x 181mm x 44mm
Weight 1.65 lbs or 0.75 kg

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