Akai MPC Studio Music Production Controller (Black)
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Akai MPC Studio Music Production Controller (Black)

  • Vendor:Akai Pro
Availability: In Stock
R 7,895.00
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The Akai MPC Studio uses the legendary MPC layout and workflow with the power of a Mac or Windows computer.

The system is a fully integrated hardware/software system using the classic MPC hardware controls coupled with the MPC Software that provides expandable production capabilities.

The system offers a streamlined experience with its under one-inch thick controller, that features low-profile controls and a brushed aluminum body, perfect for a portable laptop system. The software provides 128-track sequencing and a 7GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000 + 2 MPC expansions and support for multiple sound formats.


  • Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer
  • Compact design is less than one-inch thick and fits easily into a laptop bag
  • MPC Software for Mac and Windows with 128-track sequencing capability
  • Sixteen backlit genuine MPC pads, legendary MPC workflow and MPC Swing
  • USB-powered
  • Brushed aluminum body
  • Large LCD screen allows you to make tracks without having to look at your computer
  • Four touch-sensitive knobs provide enhanced MPC software control

MPC Software

  • 128-track sequencing capability
  • Massive 7GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000
  • Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plug-ins
  • Record each track as an MPC drum program, keygroup program, or VST plug-in
  • Works alone as your main DAW or works seamlessly with your current studio as an Audio Units, RTAS, or VST plug-in
  • Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND file formats
  • Supports samples and sequences from any previous MPC
  • Mac and Windows compatible
Sequencer Maximum Events: Unlimited (based on CPU)
Resolution: 960 pulses per 1/4-note
Sequences: 128
Tracks per Sequence: 128
Drum Pad: 16 (velocity and pressure sensitive)
Drum Pad Banks: 8
Sync Mode: MIDI Clock, MIDI Time Code
Transport Controls: MIDI Machine Control
Software Polyphony: 64
Dynamic filtering: 1 State-Variable Filter per voice (up to 8 pole, depending on type)
Filter types: Low Pass, Band Pass, High Pass, Band Boost, Band Stop, Analog Modeling, Vocal Formant
Number of Programs: 128
Memory Capacity: System Dependent. 2 GB minimum (4 GB recommended)
Plug-in Supported as Host: VST (Mac / Windows), AU (Mac)
Plug-in Formats Available to Other DAWs: VST, AU (Mac Only)
Audio Files Supported: WAV, MP3, REX, AIFF, SND
Word Lengths Supported: 32- and 64-bit
Effects Program Effects: 4 Insert Slots per Pad, 4 Sends to Track Effects per Pad
Track Effects: 4 Inserts and 4 stereo Sends per Track
Master Effect: 4 Master Effect Slots Over 50 high-quality effects Included
Plug-in Formats Supported: VST (Mac / Windows), AU (Mac)
MIDI 1 x 5-pin DIN Input (on included breakout cable)
1 x 5-pin DIN Output (on included breakout cable)
Display 360 x 96-dot monochromatic backlit LCD
Pads 16x velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, multicolor-backlit
Buttons 32x dedicated function buttons (26 backlit)
10x transport control buttons (3 backlit)
4x cursor buttons
6x multi-function ("soft") buttons
Knobs 1x Data Dial (selection and navigation)
4x Q-Link knobs, column configuration
1x Q-Link column selector (scroll)
Power Requirements USB bus power
System Requirements Mac: 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended) Mac OS X 10.9 - 10.11

Windows: 2 GHz Pentium 4 or Celeron® compatible CPU or faster (multi-core CPU recommended)
2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended) Windows 8.1 and 10 (all 32- & 64-Bit)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 11.2 x 10.1 x 1.5" / 28.4 x 25.7 x 3.8 cm
Weight 2.6 lb / 1.2 kg