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Introducing the MPK Mini MK3
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The Akai Professional MPK Mini MK3 is a powerful yet compact MIDI keyboard controller that puts music production in the palm of your hands. Featuring 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action mini keys, 8 MPC-style pads with Note Repeat and Full Level, and eight assignable knobs, the MPK Mini MK3 provides an intuitive interface for sequencing and manipulating virtual instruments, loop triggering, and so much more. Its USB-MIDI connectivity offers instant integration with your favorite Mac/PC host production software. Weighing in at less than 2 pounds and fitting neatly into your laptop bag, the MPK Mini MK3 is the ultimate portable production partner for today's on-the-go musician and producer.
Express Yourself with Enhanced Gen 2 Keybed
The MPK Mini MK3 features an upgraded dynamic Gen 2 keybed with enhanced sensitivity, allowing you to capture the nuances of your playing style. Whether you're performing emotive synth leads, lush pad washes or percussive piano passages, the MPK Mini MK3 translates your inspiration into sound with exceptional responsiveness and articulation.
MPC Pads for Beats and Samples
The MPK Mini MK3 inherits the same pads found on Akai Professional's renowned MPC series controllers. The eight backlit, velocity-sensitive pads make triggering drums, samples and sequences a seamless experience. Note Repeat and Full Level options provide added flexibility for performing and programming beats with feel and groove.
Take Control of Your Software
The MPK Mini MK3 puts real-time sound manipulation at your command with eight assignable Q-Link knobs. Map the knobs to control filters, effects sends, synth parameters or virtually any other function in your production software. Visual feedback via the MPK Mini MK3's new OLED display lets you see assigned functions, knob positions and more at a glance.
Built for the Road
Compact, durable and USB-powered, the MPK Mini MK3 is the ideal portable MIDI keyboard controller for today's music producer on the move. Its solid, lightweight chassis and plug-and-play operation provide go-anywhere convenience without sacrificing professional-grade functionality.
- 25 mini keys featuring redesigned Gen 2 keybed for incredible dynamic expression and precise articulation
- Brilliant OLED display for immediate parameter feedback
- 8 bankable MPC performance pads with legendary note repeat and full level functions
- 8 endless knobs
- 4-way joystick for pitch & modulation control
- Class-compliant USB connectivity
- Built-in arpeggiator
- Sustain pedal input jack
- Superior, sturdy design and build
- 1500+ sounds and everything you need for pro production—complete music production starter kit including MPC Beats, 6 virtual instruments (Bassline, Tubesynth, Electric, Hybrid 3, Mini Grand, Velvet) and 2GB of sound content
- Number of keys: 25
- Action: Piano
- Key size: Mini
- Velocity sensitive: Yes
- MIDI: Yes
- USB: Yes
- Pedal inputs: Yes
- Pads: 8
- Pitch bend/Modulation: Both
- DAW transport: Yes
- Display: OLED
- Bundled Software: MPC Beats
- Arpeggiator: Yes
- Width: 12.5"
- Height: 1.75"
- Depth: 7.13"
- Weight: 1.65 lb.