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Akai Force Standalone Music Production/DJ Performance System

Original price $2,999.00
Original price $2,999.00 - Original price $2,999.00
Original price $2,999.00
Current price $1,299.00
$1,299.00 - $1,299.00
Current price $1,299.00
Inventory Status:

❓ Out of stock
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In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

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Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

Special order: The item is so special that it needs to be custom ordered for you. Some of these items are works of art and have to be made individually. Orders for special order items must be prepaid and we cannot accept cancellations or refunds.

█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

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New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.


Play, Perform, and Produce With The Akai Force Standalone Music Production/DJ Performance System

Redefine your expectations. Force blurs the lines between contemporary music production solutions and next-generation DJ performance technology, setting the precedence for a new industry standard. Fusing clip-launching, step sequencing, sampling, synth engines and tactile touch screen control into a standalone, performance-driven device, Force combines must-have modern functionality with an ultra-intuitive workflow that harnesses your creativity for maximum expressive capability.

Multi-Touch Display

The 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.

Matrix

Tactile 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.

Control

Discover new ways to enhance your performance via 360-degree rotary encoders with OLED feedback's 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.

Command

Experience 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.

The Ins

Load your samples from either USB Thumb Drives or SD Cards or even a dedicated SATA drive bay for internal storage expansion. Capture audio with (2) XLR 1/4-inch combo inputs with phantom power, switchable to line/instrument level.

The Outs

Route your audio to two stereo 1/4-inch outputs, selectable per track within Force's UI. Use the headphone out as a cue bus to audition clips/scenes. Take control of your modular gear with four independent CV/Gate outputs and unite your peripheral MIDI equipment courtesy of MIDI In/Out/Through ports.


  • Standalone, No Computer Required
  • 8x8 Clip Launch Matrix with RGB LEDs
  • 7in Full Color Capacitive Multitouch Display
  • Mic/Instrument/Line Inputs
  • 4 Outputs
  • MIDI In/Out/Thru
  • 4 Configurable CV/Gate Outputs
  • Remix, Mash-up, DJ and Produce with 6 Track Types for Complete Audio/MIDI/CV Sequencing and Performance Capability
  • Performance Modes Including 16-Pad Drums, Notes, Smart Scales, Chords and Progressions
  • MPC Sample Editing
  • Automatic BPM detection, real-time time-stretching and pitch-shifting
  • 8 touch-sensitive knobs with graphical OLED displays
  • 4 powerful, fully-editable synth engines
  • 16GB of on-board storage (over 10GB of sound content included)
  • Full-Size SD card slot and 2 USB 3.0 slots for thumb drives or MIDI controllers
  • User-expandable 2.5 SATA drive connector (SSD or HDD)


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Pads: (64) velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit
  • Knobs
    • (8) 360 Degree touch-sensitive knobs
    • (1) 360 Degree encoder for display navigation and selection via push
    • (5) 270 degree knobs for gain, mix and level adjustment
  • 56 Backlit buttons dedicated function buttons; red, amber, or green
  • Display: 6.9in/176mm (diagonal) 5.9 x 3.7in /150 x 93mm (width x height) Full-color LED-backlit display with touch interface
  • Inputs
    • (2) XLR 1/4in (6.35mm)
    • TRS inputs (Input 1/2)
    • (1) 1/8in (3.5mm) MIDI input
    • (1) power adapter input
  • Outputs
    • (4) 1/4in (6.35mm) TRS outputs (2 stereo pairs)
    • (1) 1/4in (6.35mm) stereo headphone output
    • (1) 1/8in 3.5mm) MIDI output
    • (1) 1/8in (3.5mm) MIDI thru port
    • (4) 1/8in (3.5mm) CV/Gate outputs
  • (1) Ethernet link port
  • (2) USB Type-A ports
  • (1) USB Type-B port
  • (1) SD card slot
  • Power via power adapter: 19V, 3.42A, center-positive, included
  • Dimensions: (W x D x H): 13.8in x 15.3in x 2.85in (350mm x 389mm x 72.5mm)
  • Weight: 8.53 lbs. (3.87kg)

Manufacturer: Akai Professional
Model: FORCE
SKU: I581331-N-0-WHXB
UPC: 0694318023372


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