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Akai LPD8 USB MIDI Control Pad

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Measuring in at just 13 inches, LPD8 is a USB MIDI pad controller that's meant to escape the boundaries of your studio.

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£42.95

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The Akai LPD8 is the super compact pad perfect for on the move or studio use. It weighs less than a pound, will easily fit into a laptop case, backpack, or messenger bag, and gives you great-feeling pads and simple parameter controls so you can make music wherever you are.

Lose the Mouse, Forget the Keyboard

Music was never meant to be created with a mouse and computer keyboard. With LPD8, you’re no longer limited to making music in a stiff, non-musical way. Poundout new beats on LPD8's drum pads. Add and tweak effects using LPD8's Q-Link knobs. LPD8 provides a satisfying production experience that travels with you.

Production in your Pocket

LPD8 is based on Akai Professional’s MPC line of iconic music production workstations. The backlit pads are velocity-sensitive, perfect for programming rhythmic or melodic parts. Send note information, MIDI CCs, or program changes from the pads to your software, and assign each of the eight Q-Link knobs tocontrol any parameter.

When Inspiration Knocks

Be ready to answer. LPD8 has four memory banks, so you can set it up to work with each of your favorite software programs instantly. Plus, it's class-compliant and USB-powered, so there are no drivers to install and there's no power adapter required. Just put LPD8 in your computer bag and be ready to make music.

Ignite Included

Ignite music creation software from AIR works seamlessly with LPD8 (Preset 1),giving you the fastest way to capture ideas and make music. It's a refreshingly different approach, a simple and seamless creative partner that empowers your ideas and brings them to life. Say goodbye to the rigid and complicated methods of the past. Say hello to a fresh new way to create.

Ignite includes over 275 instruments, many of which are taken from our renownedinstrument collections - including Strike, Structure, and Velvet. All sounds have been optimized to load quickly, and the editing controls are automatically mapped to your connected LPD8. These extraordinary sounds include keyboards, drums, percussion, basses, guitars, synths, strings, brass, and woodwinds.

Features

- USB MIDI, works with virtually any music software or DAW
- 8 backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads to send note or program changes
- 8 Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameter
- 4 programmable memory banks
- Editing software for Mac and PC included
- USB bus-powered, no power adapter required
- Class-compliant with Mac and PC, no driver required

Additional Information

Brand Akai
Designed For Ableton No
Includes Software No
Drum Pads Yes
Faders No
Automatic Mapping Yes
USB Powered Yes
Warranty No

- USB 1.1 (2.0 compatible)
- 4 programs
- User editable via included editor software
- 8 velocity sensitive MPC-style pads
- Send note with velocity
- Assignable program change
- Assignable control message
- Sends a value of 0-127 depending on how hard the pad is struck.
- LED backlight responds to midi note on.
- 8 assignable knobs send midi CC#

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