Go mobile without losing control. Akai Professional’s limited edition MPK Mini MKII LE Black is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer, now available in a striking all-black finish.
With a cluster of production-centric in-demand hardware controls coupled with a slim-line ultra-portable footprint, MPK Mini MKII LE Black lets you record, compose and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes.
MPK Mini MKII LE Black includes all the essential tools for quickly laying down and expanding upon your musical ideas.
25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys, a 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch & modulation manipulation, 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads and 8 assignable Q-Link knobs provide the core functionality specifically engineered for rapid production potential, all housed in an ultra-portable footprint.
Whatever your needs, MPK Mini MKII LE Black empowers producers with essential control that’s ready to capture the idea in your head whenever inspiration strikes; dedicated Octave Up and Down buttons increase the keyboard to the full melodic range – ideal for playing basslines, chords, melodies and more; a conveniently located sustain pedal input provides expanded control for expressive, immersive performances; finally, an onboard arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range, and modes for simple, user-friendly and rapid creation of intricate melodic lines.
For maximum portability, MPK Mini MKII LE Black requires no software drivers or external power adapter for operation. Combining plug-and-play connectivity, a seamless USB-MIDI connection and power via a single USB connection to your Mac or PC, MPK Mini MKII LE Black is a portable production powerhouse.
Plus, for instant-recall of critical settings, four memory banks enable you to store hardware/software presets for rapid setup of your computer and MPK Mini MKII LE Black on the fly.
Total Control Wherever You Go: USB MIDI keyboard controller with 25 velocity-sensitive keys and octave up / down buttons to access the full melodic range – perfect virtual synthesizer control
Express Yourself: Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation MIDI control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
Plug & Play: No drivers required, USB powered and ultra portable design lets you create anywhere
Beat Maker Essentials: 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC drum pads with Note Repeat & Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual instrument / DAW controls
Take Command of Your DAW: 8 fully-assignable Q-Link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins and more
1400 Sounds and Everything You Need For Pro Production: Production software package for Mac and PC included: Akai Pro MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Wobble, and Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech (downloads)
Number of Keys:25
Type of Keys:Synth-Action Mini Keys
Pads:8 x Velocity-sensitive MPC Pads
Other Controllers:Pitchbend/Mod Joystick, Note Repeat, FullLevel, and Tap Tempo Button
Encoders/Pots:8 x Q-Link Knobs
Pedal Inputs:1 x 1/4" (Sustain)
USB:1 x Type B
Hardware Requirements - Mac:Intel Processor, 2GB RAM minimum
Hardware Requirements - PC:Multicore processor, 2GB RAMminimum, ASIO driver support
OS Requirements - Mac:OS X 10.7 or later
OS Requirements - PC:Windows 7 or later
Power Supply:Bus Powered
What's in the Box?
Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII 25-key Keyboard Controller - L.E. Black on Black