Akai MPC Studio Music Production Controller, Black
Akai MPC Studio Music Production Controller, BlackDetails
Akai's MPC Studio offers the most streamlined MPC experience yet. At under one-inch thin, with low-profile controls and a brushed aluminium body, it's made to be used on the move. The AKAI MPC Studio merges real MPC pads, iconic workflow, and the same MPC Software used by MPC Renaissance to give you a fully integrated portable production solution.
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Advanced Controls and Innovative Design
The MPC Studio Music Production Controller fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer. Its compact design is less than 1" thin and fits easily into a laptop bag or backpack. It's USB-powered with low-profile knobs and brushed aluminium body, and includes MPC Software for Mac and PC with 128-track sequencing capability. With 16 backlit genuine MPC pads, legendary MPC workflow, MPC Swing, plus four touch-sensitive knobs providing enhanced MPC software control, you'll be producing quality music in no time. A large LCD screen allows you to make tracks without having to look at your computer.
Included MPC Software
Featuring 128-track sequencing capability and up to eight pad banks--more than any other MPC ever-the included MPC Software delivers a massive 7GB+ sound library, including all the sounds of the classic MPC3000 and including 2 MPC Expansions. Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plugins lets you record each track as an MPC drum program, Keygroup program, or VST/AU plugin. Use MPC Software alone as your main DAW, or use it seamlessly with your current studio as a VST, RTAS, or AU plugin.
MPC Software supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX, and SND, as well as samples and sequences from any MPC ever made, and it's compatible with both Mac and PC.
The Bank is an MPC Expansion workstation exploding with all the essential sounds of modern production including basses, leads, effects, keyboards and much, much more. You also get The 809, an MPC Expansion for punchy analog drums (collection of classic drum machine sounds) each with its own controls for maximum tweak ability.
Reviews"An elegant and powerful performance and production tool that manages to be both enormous fun and suitably serious when required. Sets the standard for mobile music making."
MusicTech Magazine - 10/10"There's a lot to like about the MPC Studio - the hardware is well built, feels good to use and provides a workable MPC production solution in a compact and portable package."
- Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer
- Compact design is less than 1" thin and fits easily into a laptop bag
- 16 Backlit genuine MPC pads, legendary MPC workflow & MPC Swing
- USB-powered with low-profile knobs and brushed aluminium body
- Large LCD screen allows you to make tracks without having to look at your computer
- Four touch-sensitive knobs provide enhanced MPC software control
- Includes MPC SOFTWARE for Mac & PC with 128-track sequencing capability
- Maximum Events: Unlimited (based on CPU)
- Resolution: 960 pulses per 1/4-note
- Sequences: 128
- Tracks Per Sequence: 128
- Drum Pad: 16 (velocity and pressure sensitive)
- Drum Pad Banks: 8
- Sync Mode: MIDI clock, MIDI Time Code
- Transport Controls: MIDI Machine Control
- Polyphony: 64
- Dynamic Filtering: 1 State Variable Filter per voice (up to 8 pole, depending on type)
- Filter Types: Low Pass, Band Pass, High Pass, Band Boost, Band Stop, Analog Modelling, Vocal Formant
- Number of Programs: 128
- Memory Capacity: System Dependent. 2 GB minimum (4 GB recommended)
- Plugin Supported as Host: VST (Mac / PC), AU (Mac)
- Plugin Formats Available to Other DAWs: VST, AU (Mac Only)
- Audio Files Supported: WAV, MP3, REX, AIFF, SND
- Word Lengths Supported: 32 and 64-bit
- Program Effects: 4 Insert Slots per Pad, 4 Sends to Track Effects per Pad
- Track Effects: 4 Inserts and 4 stereo Sends per Track
- Master Effect: 4 Master Effect Slots Over 50 high-quality effects Included
- Plugin Formats Supported: VST (Mac / PC), AU (Mac)
- MIDI Inputs: 5-pin DIN x 1 via TRS to MIDI breakout cable (included)
- MIDI Outputs: 5-pin DIN x 1 via TRS to MIDI breakout cable (included)
- Standard Accessories: Operator's manual TRS to MIDI breakout cable x2 (Included)
- Display: 360 x 96 dot graphic LCD w/back light
- Height: 18.5-22.6mm
- Width: 284mm
- Depth: 257mm
- Weight: 0.89kg
- Power: USB
- MIDI I/O Interface: 1 In / 1 Out via TRS to MIDI breakout cables (Included)
- Operating System: Mac OS X 10.7 - 10.9
- Processor: Intel
- RAM: 2GB (4GB Recommended)
- Drive: DVD-ROM
- Operating System: Windows 7 or 8
- Processor: 2 GHz Pentium 4 / Celeron or faster
- RAM: 2GB (4GB Recommended)
- Drive: DVD-ROM
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