Akai Professional MPD232 | MIDI Drum Pad Controller with Software Download Package (16 pads / 8 knobs / 8 buttons / 8 faders)
Akai Professional MPD232 | MIDI Drum Pad Controller with Software Download Package (16 pads / 8 knobs / 8 buttons / 8 faders) by Akai Professional at Play Our Music. MPN: MPD 232. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The MPD2 Series is a product of more than six years of detailed customer research and user feedback. We asked what you wanted and listened closely to
The MPD2 Series is a product of more than six years of detailed customer research and user feedback. We asked what you wanted and listened closely to what you told us to create the most capable and user-friendly line of pad controllers Akai Professional has developed to date.
Sixteen new, ultra-sensitive Thick Fat MPC pads, create a responsive user experience. The MPD232 has an expanded control set featuring eight knobs, eight faders, eight buttons arranged in three banks for 72 total controls. This will enable you to maximize your sound and give you increased control over effects.
MIDI information is sent over its plug-and-play USB interface for use on Mac or PC, eliminating the need to install any drivers.
Our MPD2 Series marks an important evolution of the pad controller. Many years of research and customer feedback has led directly to some of the most capable pad controllers we’ve ever developed. These MPDs are the perfect bridge between your creativity and your computer-based studio.
Frequently Asked Questions
What software is included with my purchase, and where can I download?
The MPD226 includes Ableton Live Lite, MPC Essentials, Big Bang Cinematic Percussion, Big Bang Universal Drums, and the MPD232 Editor. Once you have registered the product in your Akai Pro User Account you will have download links for all titles except Ableton. You will be able to download Ableton via a download card that is included in the box.
Are the pads different?
The pads are called Thick Fat MPC pads, which are completely redesigned. Also the MPD232 has an expanded control set featuring eight knobs, eight faders, eight buttons arranged in three banks for 72 total. This will enable you to maximize your sound and give you increased control over effects.
Does the product require an additional power supply?
The MPD232 is powered by the included USB cable, and does not require an additional power supply.
Does the product require drivers, and where can I download them from?
The MPD232 is class compliant, and does not require any drivers.
Is the product compatible with the latest Windows, and Mac operating systems?
Since the MPD232 is class compliant it is immediately compatible with all current Windows, and Mac operating systems.
Will this work with my IOS device?
This is iOS compatible using the Apple Camera Connection Kit (sold separately).
Are the pads velocity sensitive?
The MPD2 series definitely has velocity sensitive pads - and they’re awesome.
- (16) velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit
- (4) banks accessible via Pad Bank button
- (8) 360° assignable potentiometers
- (3) banks accessible via Control Bank button
- (1) 360° encoder for display navigation and selection via push
- (8) 45mm assignable faders
- (3) banks accessible via Control Bank button
- (8) assignable switches, amber-backlit
- (17) dedicated function buttons, amber-backlit
- (3) transport buttons
- (4) directional cursor buttons for display navigation
- Display: 20 x 4 characters, monochrome backlit with adjustable contrast
- (1) USB port
- (1) power input (power adapter sold separately)
- (1) 1/8” MIDI input
- (1) 1/8” MIDI output
- (1) Kensington lock slot
- via computer USB bus or USB charger (sold separately)
- via power adapter (sold separately): 6V DC, 1A, center-positive
- Dimensions(width x depth x height): 16.6” x 10” x 1.9”
- Weight: 4.2 lbs.
Features & Highlights
- Dedicated 32-step sequencer, 64 parts
- 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads - 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks
- 8 assignable faders, 8 assignable Q-Link knobs, 8 assignable Q-Link buttons - 72 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
- Includes Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums
- iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
|Manufacturer:||inMusic Brands Inc.|
|Color:||RGB LED Pads|
|Part Number:||MPD 232|
|Publisher:||inMusic Brands Inc.|
|Studio:||inMusic Brands Inc.|
|Item Weight:||4.41 pounds|
|Item Size:||9.96 x 1.8 x 1.8 inches|
|Package Weight:||5.2 pounds|
|Package Size:||12.44 x 2.83 x 2.83 inches|