Akai MPK Mini mk3 Compact Keyboard & Pad Controller w/ Encoders & Software
Your entry-point into a world of pro production starts here. Introducing the MPK mini mk3, the third iteration of the world's legendary best-selling mini keyboard controller that redefined how a generation of creators makes music.
Everything the modern producer demands is here: Universal compatibility for instant integration with your favourite host music production application; it's compact size makes it an ideal travel companion; its arsenal of pads and assignable controls let you take complete command of every aspect of your production; the new Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed guarantees your performance is captured with every subtle infection 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.
Add that human touch to your drum tracks with 8 pads pulled right from AKAI's 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.
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.
- 25 Mini Keys Featuring New Keybed Technology
- Brilliant OLED Display for Immediate Parameter Feedback
- 8 MPC Performance Pads w/ Note Repeat and Full Level in two banks (16 total)
- 8 Endless Knobs to tweak your software parameters
- 4-way Joystick for Pitch & Modulation Control
- Class-Compliant USB Connectivity
- Built-in Arpeggiator
- Sustain Pedal Input Jack
- Superior, Sturdy Design & Build
- Includes Complete Music Production Starter Kit