AKAI Professional MPK249 – USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

AKAI Professional MPK249 – USB MIDI Keyboard Controller







AKAI Professional MPK249 – USB MIDI Keyboard Controller


AKAI Professional MPK249 – USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

Introducing the MPK2 Series

Engineered to be an all-in-1 controller solution, the Akai Professional MPK249 is a 49-key performance pad and keyboard controller that combines deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK249 comes fully loaded with a professional production software package plus a comprehensive, customizable interface for manipulating virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs and more. MPK249 features 49 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch, 16 MPC-style pads with RGB feedback, 8 assignable knobs, faders and switches, and onboard transport buttons. 3 banks expand the number of knobs, faders and switches (up to 24 of each), and four pad banks expand the number of pads (up to 64 total). Plus, MPK249 is USB-powered and optimized to interface directly with your Mac or PC with hassle-free plug-and-play connectivity.

Pro Keyboard Performance

Experience the ultimate keyboard performance with the AKAI Professional MPK249. It features 49 semi-weighted, velocity-sensitive full-size keys and a premium piano-style keybed for unprecedented response and natural feel. Whether you’re a professional musician or a beginner, this keyboard controller will elevate your playing to new heights.

Beat Making Essentials

The MPK249 is equipped with 16 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads, each with four banks for a total of 64 pads. This makes it the perfect solution for triggering samples, loops, one-shots, melodics, and more. With the MPK249, you’ll have all the beat making essentials at your fingertips.

Assignable Control

Take control of your DAW and virtual instruments with the 24 assignable Q-Link controllers on the MPK249. These controllers include eight control knobs, faders, and switches that are engineered for hassle-free mapping. Customize your setup and streamline your workflow with ease.

Your Studio Centrepiece

The MPK249 is designed to be the centerpiece of your studio. It features an onboard USB-MIDI interface with five-pin MIDI input and output, allowing you to take command of your peripheral MIDI equipment. Connect your Mac or PC and effortlessly integrate your MIDI setup.

Core MPC Tools

Experience the core MPC tools with the AKAI Professional MPK249. It includes MPC mainstay controls such as MPC Note Repeat, arpeggiator, MPC Full Level, Tap Tempo, and Time Division. These tools will enhance your creativity and give you the power to create unique music.

Comprehensive Production Software Package

When you purchase the MPK249, you’ll also receive a comprehensive production software package for both Mac and PC. This package includes Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech, and Xpand!2. Unlock your full potential and start producing professional-quality music.

The MPC Production Experience

With the MPK249, you’ll get the MPC production experience. It includes MPC Beats software, complete with the finest features and essential production tools from the AKAI Professional MPC series. Dive into the world of MPC and unleash your creativity like never before.