Unleash your creativity with the new Akai MPK Mini Plus, a revolutionary 37-key compact keyboard controller that sets the stage for ultimate musical expression and performance. Designed to seamlessly integrate with your favorite studio devices, this cutting-edge keyboard is packed with next-generation features and advanced connectivity for comprehensive hardware integration in a compact, 3-octave design.
Immerse yourself in the dynamic feel of the 37-key Gen 2 Dynamic Keybed. The MPK Mini Plus boasts 37 keys with an expanded velocity range, opening up new horizons for melodic and harmonic creation. Whether you’re playing two-handed chords, arpeggios, solos, or crafting soundscapes, the incredibly playable keys offer an unrivaled level of note dynamics and response, transporting you to a world-class level of music-making.
Fuel your creative moments and DAW-less jam sessions with the onboard polyphonic 2-track step/live Sequencer. It’s designed to capture new melodic and drum patterns on the fly, offering up to 8 notes of polyphony per step and 16 notes per Drum Step. Plus, the onboard Arpeggiator expands your creative possibilities even further.
Bring dynamic beats to life with the 8 velocity-sensitive RGB-backlit MPC Drum Pads. These aren’t just for programming drums, they also work excellently for assigning program changes and triggering additional CC parameters. Further, the MPK Mini Plus features 8 assignable 360-rotary knobs, allowing you to control every function including filters, automation, pan controls, and more, with precision.
Enhance your performances with the Chords and Scales Modes. The Chords Mode lets you play multiple notes and inversions with a single key, while the Scales Mode allows the keybed to play notes only in the selected scale. With 15 scale settings, your creativity knows no bounds.
Integration with your DAW is made effortless with the dedicated Transport Controls. Stay in the zone with dedicated Play, Stop, Record, Loop, and Locator buttons, ensuring a smooth creative workflow.
Bring your keyboard performances to life with the dedicated Pitch Bend and Modulation Wheel controllers. Plus, the assignable Joystick Controller offers even more expressive potential. Assign parameters to the Joystick’s X/Y axis and morph between effects to create unique and interesting textures in your productions.
Advanced connectivity options make the MPK Mini Plus a truly versatile tool. Connect to any Class-Compliant USB or 5-pin MIDI device, use the CV/Gate connectors and Sync I/O to trigger and control your Eurorack and other modular synths. Whether you’re using your favorite DAW, VST instruments, or analog gear, the MPK Mini Plus has you covered.
Take control of your DAW with the MPK Mini Plus. It can be mapped to your favorite DAW such as FL, Logic, and Ableton, giving you portable creative control like never before. Write automation for your favorite plugin effects and instruments, control your Transport, macros, and mixing environments – all from your MPK Mini Plus.
Finally, the MPK Mini Plus comes with the powerful MPC Beats software DAW. This professional-level software DAW, based on the legendary MPC hardware, transforms your computer into a high-end recording studio. It features all the drum sounds, samples, plugin instruments, and insert effects you need to create modern, professional music.
In summary, the Akai MPK Mini Plus 37-key Compact Keyboard Controller is a remarkable instrument that offers musicians and live performers an intuitive, comprehensive, and creative music production experience. With its advanced connectivity, dynamic keybed, and wide array of performance tools, it’s the ultimate companion for all your musical endeavors.