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Akai MPD232
Pad Controller

MPN: MPD232
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From drum programming to DAW control, the Akai MPD232 might be the next centrepiece of your studio...

  • USB pad controller and control surface
  • 64-part, 32-step sequencer to control pad events
  • 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads
  • 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks
  • 8 assignable faders, 8 assignable Q-Link knobs, 8 assignable Q-Link buttons
  • 72 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
  • Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, 16 Level, Full Level and Tap Tempo
  • iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • MIDI In and Out jacks for controlling external gear
  • Dedicated Transport controls

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The Akai MPD232 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs alike. Its intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of computer music production.

Includes Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums

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    • 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads
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    • 4 assignable faders, 4 assignable Q-Link knobs, 4 assignable Q-Link buttons
    • 36 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
    • Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, 16 Level, Full Level and Tap Tempo
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£209.00 inc VAT

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  • 14-day money-back guarantee
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  • 1 year warranty
  • This product comes with a 1 year warranty as standard.

    Please note that you will need to register your product with the manufacturer to qualify for any warranty beyond 12 months.

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