Akai Professional MPK249 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard & Drum Pad Controller. /10 Excellent Condition, barley used, minor wear and tear on the handle as shown in photos, filter plastic still on display and fully functional. CD-ROM (Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 2 by AIR Music Tech, SONiVOX, Twist 2.0 & Akai Pro MPC Essentials), If no CD drive, download software by Akai Website and contact Akai Pro Support for new activation codes NOTE. Serial # whited out for activation code purposes. The Akai Professional MPK249 is a performance pad and keyboard controller that combines deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations.
Each member of Akai Pro's MPK series comes fully loaded with a comprehensive interface for manipulating virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs, and more. MPK249 features 49 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch, 8 assignable knobs, faders, and switches, 16 MPC-style pads with RGB feedback, and onboard transport buttons. Three banks expand the number of knobs, faders, and switches (up to 24 each), and four pad banks expand the number of pads (up to 64 total). Plus, MPK249 is optimized to interface directly with your Mac or PC with USB power and plug-and-play connectivity.
MPK249 comes equipped with 49 semi-weighted, full-size keys and a premium piano-style keybed for unprecedented response and natural feel. Each key is velocity-sensitive and outfitted with aftertouch for dynamic, expressive performances and recordings.
In addition, onboard Octave Up and Down controls allow players to access the entire melodic range; play bass lines, piano harmony, solo leads and much more. Classic MPC Swing, MPC Note Repeat, MPC Full Level, and 16 Levels are all onboard for further inspiration. With MPK249, musicians and composers can incorporate genuine MPC workflow into their productions and create with the tools that producers have relied on for years: MPC Swing lets MPK249 users obtain that tight, organic groove that made Akai Pro's groundbreaking MPC music-making machines so legendary. MPC Note Repeat and 16 Levels make it easy to build beats and construct short melodic sequences using the MPC-style pads.
In addition, an arpeggiator, with adjustable resolution, range, and patterns, enables users to explore complex melodic ideas, effortlessly. MPK249 is armed with powerful production software-Ableton Live Lite and MPC Essentials-for out-of-the-box music creation.Ableton Live Lite is a fluid audio/MIDI environment that enables musicians and producers to spontaneously compose, record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas. MPC Essentials, a groove/beat production and sample-triggering software, can integrate directly into any DAW, such as Ableton Live Lite, or run standalone.
In addition, it extends the power of MPK249 by adding up to 8 pad banks and 4 samples and insert effects per pad. Two high-definition virtual synthesizers bring the best of synthesis technology to MPK249 users. Hybrid 3, by AIR Music Tech, is a versatile virtual synthesizer that combines the warmth of legendary analog synths with a full range of futuristic, digital manipulation capabilities. SONiVOX Twist, a spectral morphing synthesis virtual instrument, makes it easy to create serious sounds using simple controls.Together, these powerful instruments give MPK249 users professional music-creation tools that can jumpstart any project. MPK249 comes loaded with core functionality to capture your creativity and pave the way for immersive, expressive performances. Combining on-board pitch bend, modulation and octave controls MPK225 provides critical expressive control in a portable road-tested footprint plus, with the inclusion of 1 assignable footswitch jack & 1 expression jack, embellish your performances with natural, piano-style sustain or expand your control-source arsenal for unparalleled creative exploration. Ableton Live Lite delivers much of the functionality of Ableton Live-the revolutionary, music production solution that lets you spontaneously compose, record, remix, improvise and edit your musical ideas in a seamless audio/MIDI environment. Live brings your acoustic, electronic and virtual instruments-as well as your digital audio recordings and MIDI sequences-together in a single interface with unparalleled ease of use. Hybrid 3 & SONiVOX Twist. Hybrid 3.0 is the next generation in synthesis. This high-definition virtual synthesizer combines the coveted warmth of analogue synths with a full range of futuristic digital manipulation capabilities. SONiVOX Twist is a spectral morphing synthesis virtual instrument. Comprised of a dynamic interface, an advanced pattern generator and onboard effects, Twist lets you create serious sounds using simple controls. With MPC Essentials experience the renowned MPC workflow in an easy-to-use creative program that works as your main DAW or as a plugin in your current DAW. Supercharge your production with a powerful 64-bit music production package featuring up to eight pad banks (for a total of 128 tracks), a 1GB sound library and user-friendly import capability for your own WAV and AIFF samples. Welcome to The World of VIP Music Software. Experience expanded control of your VST instrument and effect collection with MPK249 and VIP3.1 (Free Download Included). VIP3.1 provides you with unparalleled access to your virtual instrument and effect collection, seamlessly integrating the hardware / software experience and grants the unrestricted freedom to create in a user-friendly, intuitive format. The combination of VIP and MPK249 maximises workflow that feels natural and enhances creativity. Quickly find sounds based on instrument type, timbre, style or articulation from your entire VST library; sculpt immersive, expressive sounds and textures layering up to 8 separate instruments and patches per VIP instance; load up to 4 different VST effects per instrument channel to sculpt the perfect sound; put power into your performance with Pad Chord Progressions and user-friendly Key Control processors; and much more. Buttons/switches: 8 switches; 3 banks.
Drum pads: 16 backlit, velocity sensitive; 4 banks. Faders: 8 faders; 3 banks. Knobs: 8 knobs; 3 banks.Auto mapping: Info not available. Number of presets: Info not available. Bundled Software: Ableton Live Lite, AIR Hybrid 3, SONiVOX Twist 2.0. Mac OSX (10.5 or Later).
1.25 GHz G4/G5 or Faster, 1GB RAM (2GB recommended). Windows 8,7, Vista, and XP. 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 or Celeron-compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended), 1GB RAM (2GB recommended), Windows-compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended), QuickTime recommended. The item "Akai Professional MPK249 49 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller Piano Slightly Used" is in sale since Friday, June 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Pianos, Keyboards & Organs\Electronic Keyboards".The seller is "lifeafterstyle" and is located in Canoga Park, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.