Akai MPC X Standalone Sampler and Sequencer

Akai MPC X Standalone Music Production Center - 10.1” Full-colour Multi-touch Display, 16GB of On-board Storage

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Product Overview

The Ultimate Studio Centrepiece


Akai MPC X


The Akai Professional MPC line is intrinsically linked to the evolution of modern music, infact it would be fair to say that the three letters hardly need an introduction to anyone who's spent any time in the pro audio world since the late '80s! The full-featured production and performance powerhouses have helped spawn multiple genres and advanced others - a design often replicated but never surpassed. The Music Production Centre has been the driving force for countless users with a hands-on, tactile interface and intuitive workflow that has set the standard for the industry. Don't settle for an imitation, take control of your creative output with MPC.

The return of the MPC heralds a new era for the iconic flagship, boasting reimagined functionality while retaining the core workflow ethos that defined the MPC as a top tier product. The new line of Akai MPC have the ability to work outside the box, full standalone capability, CV outputs, audio track recording, clip launching, the new MPC 2.0 software and much more. This isn't just the next generation of MPCs, this is a pivotal point in self-contained creative output with MPC.

Immersive Production


Akai MPC X Front


MPC doesn't just compliment your workflow, it enhances it. The convenience of a responsive touch-screen control, standalone capability and full-featured functionality fuses with Akai Professional's legendary velocity and pressure sensitive RGB 16-pad format. The result is an immersive, self-contained production solution meticulously designed for unrivalled creative expression without limitation.

Control Evolved


Akai MPC X Controls


MPC X has been precision engineered with an aim to enhance your creative flow, it's arsenal of hardware controls redefines the standard for a studio centrepiece. The 16 velocity and pressure sensitive backlit RGB pads provide the legendary MPC response to faithfully capture every subtle nuance of your performance. There is also 16 touch-sensitive 360-degree Q-links with OLED displays which seamlessly map to critical parameters, with user-selectable mapping functionality. This allows for a completely personalised experience. 66 buttons provide direct hardware access to all aspects of the user interface, catering to any workflow preference.

Studio Centrepiece


Akai MPC X Connectivity
The MPC X forms the beating heart of your creativity and offers harmonious integration with your existing setup thanks to an ensemble of studio-grade inputs and outputs. 8 balanced outputs connect to virtually all peripheral studio equipment for uncompromised signal routing and monitoring capability. Plus, a combination of XLR, ¼-inch hi-Z, balanced ¼-inch, and Turntable RCA inputs, plus switchable phantom power (+48v), direct hardware monitoring, interactive VU metering, dual ¼-inch & 1/8-inch headphone outputs and pristine high-resolution capture ensures rapid assimilation into your setup and an unprecedented production experience.


Radiant High Definition Display


Akai MPC X Touchscreen


The high-definition, full-colour 10.1-inch fully articulating multi-touch display takes centre-stage and it's conveniently outfitted with 8 lockable position. Immerse yourself in a world of intuitive gesture based control on the largest screen ever fitted to an MPC to date.

Fully-Loaded. Versatile


Akai MPC Software 2.0


Whether you prefer to work in the box or dream of a fully-fledged, truly unleashed production experience, MPC X effortlessly transforms from a formidable standalone production centre to a high-powered MIDI controller. MPC Software 2.0 is at the heart of the MPC in standalone mode - fully loaded with critical in-demand productions and performance capability. It allows you to connect your MPC X to your Mac or PC, load MPC software as a plugin in your DAW of choice - or as a standalone application - and harness the undeniable power and creative scope of VST-instruments and effects. Whatever your preference, MPC X redefines expectations for control, seamlessly accommodating the most stringent of needs with ease.

Outboard Control


Akai MPC X Outboard


The MPC X has another trick up its sleeve - harnessing the power of your modular systems, sound modules, drum machines and synthesizers couldn't be easier. Fusing a raft of premium control sources, an on-board 2-in/4-out MIDI interface plus 8 configurable CV outputs MPC X allows you to take control of your outboard equipment with unmatched sequencing capability. Plus, the MPC X's 2 USB 2.0 inputs add further customisation and workflow enhancements providing support for external keyboards, mice and generic USB MIDI devices.

Infinite Sounds, Unlimited Inspiration


Akai MPC Expansions


The MPC has earned a reputation over the years for sounds that hit hard and sound amazing right out of the box. Continuing this tradition, the MPC X comes pre-installed with 10GB of world-class content. The Vault 2.0 contains samples and kits from well-known leading sound design companies including Capsun Audio, MVP Loops, TOOLROOM, CR2 Records, Loopmasters as well as Akai's own meticulously crafted sounds.

Expandable Storage
As standard, MPC X ships with 16GB of internal Micro SD storage. If you feel the need to expand your library without tethering to your computer, MPC X features a 2.5" SATA drive connector providing expanded storage via SSD or HDD drives. Sounds can also be added and accessed using the built-in SD Card slot or a USB thumb drive.
Features • Standalone MPC – no computer required – natively powered by MPC 2.0 Software.
• 10.1” full-color multi-touch display.
• Also acts as a control surface for MPC 2.0 Software, compatible with Mac & PC.
• 16 Touch-capacitive Q-Links controls with OLED displays.
• 66 buttons for direct, hardware access to all aspects of MPC 2.0 Software.
• 4 selectable inputs: 2 XLR / ¼” combo jacks with switchable phantom power, 2 1/4” TRS jacks, 2 instrument level, ¼” jacks, turntable RCA input with ground peg.
• 8 outputs: balanced ¼” jack.
• Dual ¼” and 1/8” headphone outputs.
• 2 full-size MIDI inputs, 4 full-size MIDI Outputs.
• 8 configurable CV/Gate outputs enabling the analogue control of modular gear, such as classic synths.
• 16GB of on-board storage (over 10GB of premium sound content included from leading sound designers including CR2, TOOLROOM, Loopmasters, Capsun Pro Audio, and more).
• User-expandable 2.5” SATA drive connector (SSD or HDD).
• 2 USB-A 3.0 slots for thumb drives or MIDI controllers.
• SD Card slot for loading samples and projects.
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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
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Akai MPC X Standalone Sampler and Sequencer
Akai MPC X Standalone Sampler and Sequencer