Akai Professional MPC Studio

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Akai MPC Studio pad controller
The MPC Studio is the latest and most affordable model in the MPC range from Akai Professional. Bringing MPC power to the masses with its attractive price tag and feature set, the MPC Studio is the perfect pad controller for the producer on a budget, on the go.

It brings the experience of MPC to your computer - simply connect via USB (Windows or Mac) and you have yourself a fully fledged MPC sampler. Its intuitive controls, inspiring software and free sampling content for you to chop and slice as you wish make this a killer choice for someone who wants to enter the world of MPC sampling for a lower price. It comes loaded with MPC2 software to arrange tracks, as well as legendary plugin instruments including the full Air Vocal Suite (new with MPC update 2.10) - that includes harmoniser, doubler and an Autotune function!

Load a loop from the library, chop it into samples, lay down a beat, then play instruments over it to add more melodic textures. Add some insert effects to develop your song structure and arrangement, or to build drops and transitions. MPC Studio makes your workflow one continuous stream of non-stop creativity.
Premium Pads for Perfect Production
Pad performance is the top priority for any beat maker. With MPC Studio, you can be confident that every beat and note will be right on time, every time. Velocity-sensitive RGB pads mean maximum expression, whether you’re playing soft melodies or booming kick drums with coloured visuals to keep track of your velocities and pad groupings. Switch from Note to Chord Mode quickly and build out your tracks right as inspiration strikes.
Colour Screen for Vibrant Feedback
When you’re locked in the creative moment, the vibrant colour screen ensures you can keep your hands on the MPC Studio and your focus on the music. Whether you need to trim a waveform, browse through instruments, samples, and plugin presets, or adjust parameters on the fly, the screen gives you the visual feedback you need in a moment’s glance without having to stop your workflow and reach for your laptop. When it comes to your musical efficiency, every moment matters, and every move needs to help you effectively capture your ideas to finish your songs faster.
World-Class Plugins & Effects
MPC Studio includes an extended palette of sounds, instruments, drum samples, loops, insert effects, and much more to both spark your creativity and complete any music project or task. With over 100 instrument and effects plugins combined, MPC Studio can tackle any style or genre of music with rich, inspiring sound. The modern-day beat making insert effects plugins are powered by award-winning AIR Music Tech. with powerful editing, arranging, and mixing tools including the AIR Vocal Suite. Create, record, and mix the perfect vocals with the Vocal Suite to add everything from pitch correction, to harmonising, to thickening your vocals and audio tracks with the AIR Doubler.
Includes MPC2 Software
Akai Professional’s acclaimed MPC2 Software works seamlessly with MPC Studio for the ultimate beat making and music production experience. This cutting-edge production suite and DAW combines 128-track sequencing capability, real-time time stretching, advanced MIDI editing capability, VST compatibility, and numerous plugin instruments and Insert Effects for creating and mastering professional finished songs and tracks. MPC2 software has a dedicated set of plugins to record and produce the perfect vocal recordings with the AIR Vocal Suite including automatic vocal tuning, vocal doubling, and vocal harmonising. Legendary plugin instruments including AIR Hype, AIR Mellotron, AIR Solina, and WayOutWare Odyssey, among others, offer a plethora of world-class sounds and presets to sculpt the perfect master track. A massive suite of modern plugin Insert Effects powered by AIR Music Tech — including a Limiter for finalising tracks — rounds out the infinite music and beat making possibilities.

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⅛ -inch (3.5 mm) MIDI input (1) ⅛ -inch (3.5 mm)

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