Scan code: LN108345 Manufacturer code: Force

(B-Stock) AKAI Force Performance Grid Instrument

(B-Stock) AKAI Force Standalone Performance Grid instrument, 8x8 Clip Launch Matrix, 7" Capacitive Touchscreen

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Scan code: LN108345 Manufacturer code: Force
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Akai - 'Force' Sequencer & Sampler
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Professional Standalone Sampler / SequencerDon’t be surprised if you retire your laptop for good once you acquire the spectacular ‘Professional Force’, standalone sampler and sequencer from Akai! Although maybe don’t be too hasty, because once combined with Ableton Live on your computer, Akai’s ‘Force’ transforms into one of the most powerful and versatile music production suites available today.

As a standalone sampler/sequencer, you have full control over extensive sampling capabilities, looping, four built-in synth engines, clip launching, step sequencing and even an intuitive DJ function.

Furthermore, Force is just waiting to integrate and connect with all your preferred hardware, with CV/Gate and extensive MIDI connectivity. Packed with over 10GB of sounds and the potential to load your own samples via USB, SD card or even a SATA drive.

Akai’s ‘Professional Force’ is quite literally just that, a professional sampler/sequencer, that’s begging for you to unleash its full force.

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Next-Generation Music Production System

'a powerful tool'Akai’s ‘Force’ brings an authentic DAW-like experience to the forefront, complete with extensive sampling and sequencing capabilities from the MPC series. Lay down and record your very own samples and loops direct through the audio inputs, or simply load them from your USB or SD card.

It’s also possible to expand Force’s capacity with your own SATA drive. Real-time stretch algorithms and auto BPM detection make syncing samples and loops fast, simple and intuitive. You can even import a number of stems and sync them to a matching BPM for instant mashups which makes for immense fun! With a 8x8 matrix which just begs to be played with, it’s vibrant 7” multi-touch screen, and built-in synth engines, the Akai Professional Force is a powerful tool to have in your arsenal whether you’re producing in your studio or performing to an entranced crowd live on stage.

4K Recording
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Multi-Touch DisplayThe heart of your Force experience. Launch Clips, browse your sounds, edit MIDI data, manipulate samples, apply XYFX, sculpt synth sounds and much more all from Force’s 7-inch full color capacitive multi-touch display.

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ControlDiscover new ways to enhance your performance via 360-degree rotary encoders with OLED feedback – smart assignments and multiple modes provide immediate real-time access to all core controls or link to any assignable parameter for a truly customized experience. Capture and playback any changes with real-time FX automation.

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MatrixTactile control for an unrestricted creative flow. Trigger scenes/clips, step sequence, finger drum in MPC 16 Pad Mode and play note data with an expandable 8X8 clip launch matrix with radiant RGB backlighting.

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CommandExperience total control of your performance. Navigate your project, control clip/scene playback and access critical mix control (mute/solo/cue) right from the hardware with Force’s ergonomically-positioned controls.

Four Synth Engines from AIR Music Technology

Velocity Sensitive Pads Inside ‘Force’ are 4 powerful synth engines designed by ‘AIR Music Technology’. They place deep editing capabilities, giving you unhindered access to everything from bass, leads and plucks to pads, soundscapes and effect. Choose to play these in real time through the velocity-sensitive pads or via an external MIDI controller, or, if you prefer, sequence them on the piano roll. Whichever route you choose, you can apply the onboard arpeggiator at any time, or, switch over to ‘Note’ mode to access intelligent chord, progression and scale options.

4K Recording

Deep integration with Ableton Live If you’re on of the hordes of loyal Ableton Live users already, the Akai Professional Force is the perfect add on to your workflow. Each process you undertake with Force in standalone mode can be saved as an Ableton Live Set and extracted to Live for further work. 4K Recording Due it’s compatible nature with Ableton Link, it’s possible to connect Force to your wireless network and synchronise your work with any Ableton Link compatible software or hardware. Furthermore, Force is an impeccable controller for drums, instruments and clips within Ableton Live itself.

The Ultimate Creative Sketchpad

Akai Professional Force Standalone Sampler/Sequencer The ultimate creative sketchpad. Under the hood, Force provides musicians of all disciplines DAW-centric capability for an immersive, creative experience without limitation

Realtime samplingUsing Force’s sampler, capture audio from combo inputs or resample from within the Force project. Add up to four real-time insert effects while recording and assign captured audio immediately to Tracks and Programs all a truly effortless live workflow environment.

MPC Sample EditingWithout doubt, Akai Professional’s MPC series cements the most advanced sample editing capability modern production demands. With Force, trim, crop, chop, process and manipulate samples with all the power our iconic MPC series provides. Seamlessly assign and layer samples and sequence via Force’s RGB pads or the touch display.

The Perfect GrooveWhen it comes to capturing your performance, Force instantly adapts to your needs with all critical tools modern DAWs provide. With an on-board step sequencer, MPC pad modes, legendary MPC Swing and a touch grid editor, capturing and honing your MIDI data for the perfect groove is just a touch away.

LooperResample your clips or capture audio from Force’s collection of inputs and discover the endless creative possibilities of looping. Backed by an intuitive Touch User interface and full audio routing capability Force’s Looping capability is perfect for studio-centric inspiration or adding something truly original to your performance.

MixUsing Force’s Track and Pad Mixers, set levels, pan, assign insert FX and send source audio to any one of four internal sends for all program pads, project tracks and the master output. With dozens of processors and effects from the AIR FX suite (made famous by ProTools), all controllable via smart assignments on the rotary encoders or the displays on the touch user interface, discover a fluid, immersive mixing experience without compromise.

'Redefine your Expectations'

next-generation live performance technologyRedefine your expectations. Force blurs the lines between contemporary music production solutions and next-generation live performance technology, setting the precedence for a new industry standard. In this video, we look at all the incredible features of Force.

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Type Performance Pad and Standalone Sampler/Sequencer
Internal Sound Engine 4 x Synth Engines
Screen 6.9" Full-color LED Touch Display
Pads 64 x Velocity-sensitive, Pressure-sensitive RGB Pads
Sounds 10GB Force Sounds; 248 Kits, 2500+ Loops, 500+ Patterns, 16 Demo Projects
Sequencer Audio/MIDI/CV Sequencing
Sampling Capture Audio, Resampling, MPC Sample Editing
Looper Force Looper; Import Stems, Loops and One-shots
Analog Inputs 2 x XLR-1/4" combo (mic/line/instrument)
Analog Outputs 2 x 1/4" TRS (master out), 2 x 1/4" TRS
Headphones 1 x 1/4"
MIDI I/O 3 x 1/8" (In/Out/Thru)
Other I/O 4 x CV/Gate out, 1 x Ethernet (link)
USB 2 x Type A, 1 x Type B
Storage 16GB On-board Storage, SD Card Slot, 2.5" SATA connector (user expansion SSD/HDD)
Compatibility Ableton Link
Specifications
Assignable Pads  
Assignable Dials  
Assignable Faders  
Transport Controls No
Additional Information
Scan Code LN108345
Model Number Force
GTIN 694318023372
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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
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(B-Stock) AKAI Force Performance Grid Instrument
(B-Stock) AKAI Force Performance Grid Instrument