Akai Professional MPC X Standalone Music Production Center

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Akai Professional MPC X Standalone Music Production Center
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The X is a standalone MPC featuring a beautiful, full color 10.1” multi-touch screen, 16 amazingly responsive, velocity- and pressure-sensitive RGB pads and 16 gigs of internal storage. To make it a truly untethered, computer-free experience, the X also features two USB slots that can be used for MIDI controller connectivity.

 

Powering the X is our stellar MPC 2.0 Software, which runs natively in standalone mode. For more expressive performances, there are 16 touch-sensitive 360-degree assignable pots—perfect for precisely automating individual QLink parameters. Above each of those QLink pots is a high-resolution OLED display, detailing info for the individual parameter.

 

Whether you prefer to go computer-free or not, it can’t be denied that there are some fantastic sounding VST instruments and effects out there. For those times when you need your favorite plug-ins, the MPC X effortlessly goes from formidable standalone to high-powered MIDI controller, explicitly designed to run the feature-rich MPC Software 2.0 in your favorite DAW. A number of new features added to 2.0 include: Audio track recording, improved time warp, enhanced Q-Link control, audio and MIDI drag and drop—all appearing on a new graphical interface.

 

The MPC has a well-earned reputation for sounds that hit hard and sound great, right out of the box. The X builds on that reputation. Pre-installed with 10 gigs of world-class sounds, The Vault 2.0 features samples and kits from top-notch sound design companies including Capsun Audio, MVP Loops, CR2 Records, as well as our own. Want to incorporate your own samples without tethering to a computer? The X features a 2.5” SATA drive connector providing additional storage via installation of a fixed hard drive – SSD or HDD (sold separately). Additionally, sounds can be accessed and added to the library using the built-in SD Card slot or the USB thumb drive. You can also record directly to all the aforementioned storage locations.

 

The MPC X has a number of additional features that make it the most powerful standalone music production tool to date. Onboard CV/Gate outputs enable the analog control of modular gear such as classic synths and drum machines. For vinyl junkies, they include two RCA phono inputs with RIAA preamp to ensure the right levels are coming into the X from your turntable. The joy of sampling vinyl is at the core of what made the classic MPC workflow legendary.

KEY SPECS

Pads

(16) velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit

(8) banks accessible via Pad Bank buttons

Knobs

(16) 360 touch-sensitive Q-Link knobs for parameteradjustment

(1) 360 encoder for display navigation and selection viapush

(7) 270 knobs for gain, mix & level adjustment

Buttons

(63) dedicated-function buttons

Display

10.1 / 257 mm (diagonal)

8.5 x 5.5 / 216 x 139 mm (width x height)

Full-color LED-backlit display with touch interface

Memory

RAM 2 GB

Storage 16 GB (user storage, 10 GB pre-installed content), 4GB (MPC operating system)

Connections

(2) XLR+1/4 (6.35 mm) TRS inputs (Input 1/2)

(2) 1/4 (6.35 mm) TRS inputs (Input 3/4: 1 stereo pair)

(2) 1/4 (6.35 mm) TS instrument inputs (Inst 1/2)

(2) RCA inputs (Input 3/4: 1 stereo pair, phono- orline-level)

(2) 1/4 (6.35 mm) TS footswitch inputs (FS 1/2)

(2) 5-pin MIDI inputs

(8) 1/4 (6.35 mm) TRS outputs (Main L/R, Outputs 3/47/8: 4stereo pairs)

(4) 5-pin MIDI outputs

(8) 1/8 (3.5 mm) CV/Gate outputs

(1) 1/4 (6.35 mm) stereo headphone output

(1) 1/8 (3.5 mm) stereo headphone output

(2) USB Type-A ports (1) USB Type-B port

(1) SD card slot

(1) power adapter input Power via power adapter (19 V, 3.42A, center-positive, included)

Dimensions (width x depth x height)

19.9 x 16.7 x 3.4 / 50.5 x 42.4 x 8.7 cm (display flat)

19.9 x 15.3 x 8.4 / 50.5 x 38.8 x 21.4 cm (displayupright)

Weight

12.57 lbs.

5.66 kg

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