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Akai Professional

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The MPK mini play mk3 by Akai Professional is the ideal portable companion to capture melodies and harmonies anywhere that inspiration strikes. With battery-operated performance lasting over 14 hours, the MPK mini play eases the worry of power adapters, chargers or cables when it’s time to create. The upgraded built-in speaker delivers increased output and an added low-end response. With an improved listening experience, users can dive into the 128+ onboard instruments and drum kits, including acoustic and electric pianos, synth leads and pads and more. The 1/8" headphone output jack allows for quiet practicing or songwriting.

At the heart of the MPK mini play is the new Gen 2 keybed. This new keybed delivers dynamic performances and accurate velocity response with a feel that players will certainly appreciate. While it maintains its sleek, compact footprint, MPK mini play is more playable and comfortable than ever and ready for hours of playing. The 8 pads have been upgraded to real, velocity-sensitive MPC drum pads, offering optimal feel and response for even the most percussive drum parts. With Class Compliant, plug-and-play capability, MPK mini Play doubles as a powerful MIDI controller and instantly connects to your favorite DAW for immediate music production duties. Four assignable rotary encoder knobs offer versatile control of MIDI parameters like pan or automation for super-precise editing. With its sturdy construction and build, MPK mini play is ready to travel securely alongside any favorite music production items in backpacks or bags.

The MPK mini play comes bundled with MPC Beats, the powerful music-making and recording desktop software DAW for Mac and PC, based on the iconic MPC hardware. This DAW features a full array of musical instrument plug-ins, effect plug-ins and audio and drum samples ready for your next hit production. In addition to MPC Beats, MPK mini play also includes multiple world-class plug-in instruments from award-winning sound design company AIR Music Technology. Available in both AU and VST are Hybrid 3—a powerful polyphonic analog synth, Mini Grand—an acoustic piano instrument, and Velvet—a vintage electric piano instrument.

MPK mini play comes with a Melodics educational package. Available as both a desktop and iPad app, Melodics features instruction for MIDI keyboards, pad controllers and e-drums, offering tailored cross-genre lessons and real-time feedback designed to help refine necessary music creation skills. The free Melodics download includes 60 lessons to get started and with plug-and-play support, no extensive set-up is required. Sign up for Melodics with your new MPK mini play and discover fun, engaging music performance training and education.
Akai Professional MPK mini play mk3 Mini Controller Keyboard With Built-in Speaker
Akai Professional MPK mini play mk3 Mini Controller Keyboard With Built-in Speaker
Akai Professional MPK mini play mk3 Mini Controller Keyboard With Built-in Speaker

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  • Battery powered with premium 25-key Gen-2 dynamic keybed
  • Larger speaker with increased volume and low-end response
  • Assignable joystick
  • OLED display for visual feedback
  • 1/8" headphone output jack
  • USB port for plug-and-play Class Compliant MIDI controller functionality

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Diisononyl phthalate (DINP), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to

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  • Type: MIDI controller
  • Keys: 25
  • MPC drum pads: 8
  • MIDI control knobs: 4
  • Drum and instrument modes: 100+
  • Headphone output: 1/8"
  • Built-in speakers: Yes
  • Power: Battery or USB
  • Battery life: 14+