Akai Professional MPC One
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Akai MPC One: Step Up to Standalone
Akai MPC One: the ultimate standalone experience! Akai Professional’s MPC range is renowned worldwide for its impact on electronic music. MPC One, the latest in the range, is the most compact and affordable Music Production Centre yet. It’s fully standalone, with the same multi-core processor as the Akai MPC X, and despite the lower price point it certainly doesn’t compromise on features!
It comes loaded with drum hits, grooves, loops, samples and synth presets created by industry leading sound designers. If you want to get even more creative you can also load your own custom samples and craft your own sounds with the MPC One’s powerful synth engines. Then, use your sounds to make full tracks either playing in live on the 16 velocity-sensitive RGB Pads or programming in with the easy-to-use 128 track sequencer. Literally everything you need to make music is right at your fingertips with the MPC One!
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Full MPC Experience
Don't let the size fool you. The MPC One packs a lot of features and workflow tools into ONE powerful punch, like beat programming, editing, mixing FX instruments and so much more. This is truly an uncompromised creative experience. The heart and soul of the MPC One is the same multi-core processor as the MPC X, skillfully combined into a compact standalone desktop unit that easily handles the most demanding tasks. MPC One delivers a truly empowering hands-on experience, ready for any music production task. Edit and chop samples with hand gestures on the bright 7-inch touch screen colour display. Express your ideas effortlessly and directly with the dedicated knobs and touch keys that eliminate cumbersome drop-down menus.
Everything you expect from a Standalone MPC is here, without compromise. With the MPC One, all MPC functionality you expect is here, perfectly positioned with two goals clearly in mind – ease of use and no-nonsense workflow enhancement. Four touch sensitive controls and a large data encoder seamlessly map to critical parameters. Sixteen velocity- and pressure-sensitive RBG pads deliver perfect response for full expressive range. MPC mainstays including Note Repeat, Full Level, 16 Levels and dedicated Transport Controls complete the MPC One’s arsenal of control options, providing complete production capability.
MPC One integrates into your creative space with all the connectivity you demand. The MPC One is ready to work with your current studio environment and will grow with you as your needs expand. Connect your USB controller or line-level ¼-inch instruments. Control your MIDI devices and your CV/Gate modules & racks. And there’s no need to worry about interconnectivity, since MPC One is ready to work right alongside professional music production gear.
MPC Software 2
Discover your creative workspace with our ground-breaking MPC Software. Akai Professional’s reimagined MPC 2 Software drives MPC One in both standalone and controller modes. This is a cutting-edge production suite combining 128-track sequencing capability, real-time time stretching, clip-launch functionality, advanced MIDI editing capability, VST compatibility in controller mode, operation as a standalone application on Mac & PC, advanced sampling & audio editing/recording functionality, seamless DAW integration, a redesigned GUI and much more. Whether you’re seeking freedom from computer-based music production or searching for the perfect controller for DAW-centric creative exploration, MPC 2 Software delivers the ultimate in adaptive creative versatility.
The future of on-demand content is here, all accessible in MPC One’s standalone environment. Simplify your sample browsing and auditioning with on-board Splice integration in MPC One. Splice Sounds fuels the creativity of producers around the world with millions of high-quality, royalty-free samples, sounds, presets and loops, covering every musical style. With Splice natively embedded in MPC One, you will experience immediate network access to your own Splice library directly from the touch user interface.
Storage & Connectivity
Take the hassle out of importing our own samples with MPC One’s content driven connectivity and on-board storage. As standard, MPC One ships with 4GB of internal Micro SD storage. Looking to add your own sounds? MPC One features a built-in SD Card slot and USB thumb input for immediate access to your own sample libraries.
Packed with Content
From critically-acclaimed synth engines and mixing tools to in-demand sample and loop content, everything you need for immediate creativity is here. MPC One comes with its own new drum sample & loop library that continues the MPC tradition of hard-hitting, industry-renowned drum sounds from leading sound designers including RawCutz, Sample Tools by CR2, F9, Decap, MSX Sound Design and MVP Loops. MPC One also features our signature synth engines, Electric, Tubesynth and Bassline, as well as our premium AIR FX for mixing & mastering. With MPC One, you have everything you need to produce hard-hitting, unforgettable music — music that is uniquely yours.
- Standalone MPC – no computer required
- Powerful Multicore System from the MPC Live and MPC X
- 16 velocity-sensitive RGB Pads
- 7-inch high-resolution multi-touch display
- 2GB RAM, 4GB of on-board storage
- Mac & PC Controller for MPC Software (Included)
- Stereo Line-Level Inputs
- MIDI In and MIDI Out
- (8) CV/Gate Outputs using
- 1⁄8-inch (3.5mm) TRS cables (mono TS cable compatible)
- (2) USB-A 3.0 Slots for thumb drives or MIDI Controllers
- SD card slot