Akai LPD8 USB-MIDI Pad Controller

Akai LPD8 USB-MIDI Pad Controller

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The Akai LPD8 laptop pad controller is a USB-MIDI controller for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators.

It measures around 30 centimetres across and weighs less than 400 grams to easily fit into a laptop case, backpack or messenger bag for extreme portability.

The LPD8 is based on Akai Professional's MPC line of iconic music production stations. The controller features 8 orange light-up pads that are velocity sensitive for programming rhythmic or melodic parts. The pads can also send program-change information to software.

Additionally, the LPD8 has 8 assignable Q-Link knobs you can assign to virtually any parameters in their software for hands-on control. It has 4 memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to different software programs you use. The unit works plug and play with Mac and PC.

Features:

  • Compact, but fully featured USB-MIDI pad controller that works with virtually all audio software
  • Perfect for a mobile setup using a notebook computer
  • 8 backlit, velocity-sensitive drum pads can send note or program changes
  • 8 Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameters in software
  • 4 programmable memory banks
  • Includes editor software for Mac and PC
  • Comes with Ableton Live Lite Akai Edition software
  • Includes Ignite music creation software with over 275 instrument sounds from AIR Music Technology
  • Small enough to fit in a backpack or laptop bag
  • USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed

The Akai LPD8 laptop pad controller is a USB-MIDI controller for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators.

It measures around 30 centimetres across and weighs less than 400 grams to easily fit into a laptop case, backpack or messenger bag for extreme portability.

The LPD8 is based on Akai Professional's MPC line of iconic music production stations. The controller features 8 orange light-up pads that are velocity sensitive for programming rhythmic or melodic parts. The pads can also send program-change information to software.

Additionally, the LPD8 has 8 assignable Q-Link knobs you can assign to virtually any parameters in their software for hands-on control. It has 4 memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to different software programs you use. The unit works plug and play with Mac and PC.

Features:

  • Compact, but fully featured USB-MIDI pad controller that works with virtually all audio software
  • Perfect for a mobile setup using a notebook computer
  • 8 backlit, velocity-sensitive drum pads can send note or program changes
  • 8 Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameters in software
  • 4 programmable memory banks
  • Includes editor software for Mac and PC
  • Comes with Ableton Live Lite Akai Edition software
  • Includes Ignite music creation software with over 275 instrument sounds from AIR Music Technology
  • Small enough to fit in a backpack or laptop bag
  • USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed
Connection USB
Faders No
Trigger Pads 8
Transport Controls No
Jog/Shuttle No
Rotary Controls 8 Q-Link knobs
Numeric Keypad No
Display No
Multiple Units Not specified by manufacturer
Included Software Editing software
System Requirements Apple Mac with USB port, satisfying the operating requirements of Mac OS X
Computer with USB port, satisfying the operating requirements of Windows XP/Vista
Power Requirements USB
Dimensions (WxDxH) 310 x 80 x 28mm
Weight 340g
Specialties Included software editor can edit, save, or load presets for the LPD8 on a computer

Shipment processing time

  • All orders are processed within 2-3 business days.
  • Real-time order tracking information will be sent via SMS and EMAIL once your order has been successfully processed and captured.
  • Standard/Free shipping does not include delivery on weekends or holidays.
  • Deliveries on weekend and holidays can be arranged at an extra charge to customer.

If we are experiencing a high volume of orders, shipments may be delayed by a few days. Please allow additional days in transit for delivery. If there will be a significant delay in shipment of your order, we will contact you via email or telephone. We appreciate your patience!

Shipping rates & delivery estimates

Orders below R850 does not qualify for free shipping.

Please factor in a nominal nationwide economy road 2-3 Day ETA charge of R150.

Shipment method

Estimated delivery time

Shipment cost

Economy Road

2-3 business days

Free / R850 and above

Everyday shipping as per Economy Road freight, we work with a few different courier companies and special services are available. Please request any service which’ll be the most convenient for you and Technical Sales will gladly investigate it and revert for your consideration.

* Overnight delivery is only available for orders with delivery addresses within South Africa and confirmed before 10AM the given morning.

Delivery delays can occasionally occur, your Technical Sales Rep will keep you up to date.